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Williams Student Paper Award Submissions

Contributed by Amy McDonald The Education Committee is now accepting submissions for the Gene J. Williams Student Paper Award. SNCA annually recognizes a paper on an archival topic written for a graduate-level course by a North Carolina student. The recipient … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence for Davis College

Contributed by Ron Stafford Ron Stafford is an MLIS student at the University of South Carolina, focusing on Archives and Preservation, and an intern at the Mint Museum of Art Archives. He’s also a student member of SNCA! The USC-School … Continue reading

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New collections at East Carolina University

Contributed by Dale Sauter Collections in the East Carolina Manuscript Collection of the Special Collections Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books: National Maritime Alliance Records #1294 This collection contains materials (1987-2002) related to the National Maritime Alliance (NMA) from its … Continue reading

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Collaboration between the Mooresville Public Library and Fire Department

Contributed by Andy Poore Andy Poore, Curator of Special Collections at the Mooresville Public Library, has begun a great collaboration with the fire department. The project started out of a need for the fire department to have more detailed information … Continue reading

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Joyner exhibit showcases trappings of early healthcare

Contributed by Dale Sauter Joyner Library is hosting the traveling exhibit The Sick Room: Invalid Feeders and Bedside Necessities in the Verona Joyner Langford North Carolina Collection on the third floor of the library. The exhibit, open through the month of … Continue reading

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SNCA Conference Fundraising Raffle – Thursday, March 16

Contributed by Karen Feeney The Development Committee will be hosting a fundraising raffle to benefit the awards SNCA provides to archives students and professionals here in North Carolina. We will have two baskets full of North Carolina themed goodies to … Continue reading

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KaeLi Schurr Retires from the Outer Banks History Center

Contributed by Donna E. Kelly Karen Lisbeth “KaeLi” Schurr is retiring effective April 1, 2017 after 16 years as curator and site manager of the Outer Banks History Center (OBHC) in Manteo. She is moving to the mountains with her … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2017 Thornton W. Mitchell Service Award Recipient

Contributed by Karen Feeney The Development Committee congratulates Jan Blodgett of Davidson College as the recipient of the Thornton W. Mitchell Service Award. She has been the archivist at Davidson College for over 20 years. Active in SNCA as past … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2017 Michelle Francis Scholarship Award Recipients

Contributed by Karen Feeney The Development Committee is pleased to announce that Courtney Bailey and Sarah Prescott are the 2017 recipients of the Michelle Francis Scholarship. Their awards will fully cover registration and expenses for attending SNCA’s upcoming annual conference … Continue reading

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Upcoming Scrapbook Preservation Workshop in High Point

Contributed by Barbara Ilie The North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC) is sponsoring a workshop on scrapbook preservation Friday, April 21, 2017, at the High Point Museum. To learn more and to register, please visit the consortium’s Workshops page: https://ncpreservation.org/workshops/ Scrapbooks … Continue reading

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