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Upcoming Exhibit at ECU’s Joyner Library

Contributed by Sarah McLusky Female Abolitionists: Leading the Way is an exhibit of abolitionist pamphlets, novels, and slave narratives. It was curated by Ralph Scott, Curator of Rare Books and Maps, and will be on view from July 9 through … Continue reading

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Robert Morgan Papers open to researchers

Contributed by Sarah McLusky J. Y. Joyner Library at East Carolina University is pleased to announce the completion of its yearlong Robert Morgan Papers Processing Project and the opening of the Robert Morgan Papers (#268) to researchers.  The collection documents … Continue reading

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Guilford College’s Quaker Archives: Creating educational opportunities through Quaker and College documentary resources

Contributed by Gwen Gosney Erickson After 28 years, the Friends Historical Collection name is retiring this summer as they rebrand the unit as Quaker Archives. Guilford College’s Quaker Archives serves as a research center for Quaker Studies and archives for the … Continue reading

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Preservation Week at Laupus Health Sciences Library

Contributed by Layne Carpenter Laupus Health Sciences Library at ECU offered a series of demonstrations during the week of April 16th to celebrate Preservation Week.  Members of the library’s History Collections department set-up a table near the main entrance of … Continue reading

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Unique opportunity for SNCA member

SNCA member Ron Stafford has earned an opportunity that doesn’t come along every day.  He has been chosen by the family of American artist Robert Henri to arrange and describe and rehouse his collection.  It includes letters, photographs, diaries, and … Continue reading

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New and updated collection finding aids from UNC Charlotte

Contributed by Tyler Cline The following collections have either new or drastically updated finding aids available: Swann Fellowship Records Swann Fellowship was formed in 1997 by members of several Charlotte religious congregations. The Fellowship focuses on being a witness to … Continue reading

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Newly accessioned collections at East Carolina Manuscript Collection

Contributed by Sarah McLusky Frances Speight Papers #1326  This collection contains correspondence (1965-1975, 2001) between R. Philip Hanes, Jr., Francis Speight, William Hull, Eric C. Hulmer, and C. Barbour Strickland, III, related to Speight’s paintings. Richard H. Owen Collection #1327  … Continue reading

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New staff at ECU

Contributed by Sarah McLusky Kelly Spring began work as Joyner Library’s Access Archivist on Monday, June 4th. A native of Frederick, Maryland, Kelly comes to ECU from the University of California at Irvine, where she served over three years as … Continue reading

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State Parks exhibit at ECU

Contributed by Sarah McLusky The exhibit Building the State Park System in North Carolina will be on view through September 3, 2018, on the 3rd floor of Joyner Library. Books, pamphlets and documents from the North Carolina Collection and the … Continue reading

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Jessica Serrao Receives Donald Peterson Student Travel Award from Society of American Archivists

Jessica Serrao, who is pursuing a graduate degree in library and information science with a concentration in archives and records management and certificate in digital curation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), is the 2018 recipient … Continue reading

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