Category Archives: Newsletter

Meet your Membership Chair: Winnie Titchener Coyle

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? Since 2012, I’ve been working at Biltmore Estate in Asheville as an archivist and oral historian. Before, when I was a student at SILS in Chapel Hill, I worked as a … Continue reading

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Meet your Treasurer: Sean Mulligan

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? I was hired in November 2008 at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) to work as an archivist. In that position, I have primarily focused on processing and managing … Continue reading

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New movie-making digital collection at New Hanover County Public Library

Contributed by Travis Souther The New Hanover County Public Library has started a new digital exhibit highlighting Wilmington and southeastern North Carolina’s role in the film and television industry.  The exhibit is still in its infancy with less than 70 … Continue reading

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New accessions at ECU Manuscript Collection

Contributed by Dale Sauter Millie-Christine McCoy Photograph #1340 Circa 1900 cabinet photograph of the conjoined twins Millie-Christine McCoy (1851-1912), who were born as African-American slaves in Columbus County, North Carolina.  Photograph was taken by Frank Wendt, Boonton, New Jersey, and … Continue reading

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Meet your President: Kelly Wooten

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? I’ve been the Research Services and Collection Development Librarian for the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture since 2006, and while it’s not the only job I’ve had in … Continue reading

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Introducing the Student Spotlight Series

Contributed by Erin Gallagher Archival students produce extensive and often integral work through their internships, field experiences, and school projects. They contribute supplemental project support, lead projects, and create and update workflows to support a variety of institutions. To highlight … Continue reading

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Meet your Publications Chair: Jennifer Coggins

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? In 2014, I began serving as Records Services Archivist in the University Archives at UNC Chapel Hill, and in 2016 became the Collections Management and Engagement Archivist there. What is your … Continue reading

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Archives Month: Lake Tahoma

Contributed by Sarah Downing Lake Tahoma, located between Mount Mitchell and the town of Marion, was created in 1924 by a group of local investors interested in land development. The lake’s water supply is Buck Creek and Little Buck Creek, … Continue reading

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Meet your 1st Member At Large: Leah Kerr

What job(s) have you had in the archival realm? Currently I’m a Processing Archivist for the Rubenstein Library at Duke University. Previously, I lived in Los Angeles and was a digital archivist for REVOLT TV, a project coordinator for the … Continue reading

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New University Archivist at ECU

Alston Cobourn is proud to be East Carolina University’s new University Archivist as of July.  She is from Raleigh and attended UNC-Chapel Hill, where she earned an undergraduate degree in English with minors in Creative Writing and Journalism.  She worked … Continue reading

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