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Archival Advocacy at Home: Preparing & Messaging for Visiting District Congressional Offices

This webinar highlights the upcoming advocacy work of the Council of State Archivists, the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, the Society of American Archivists, and the Regional Archival Associations Consortium. Grant programs through NHPRC, IMLS, and NEH … Continue reading

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New book by SNCA member

Sarah Downing, archivist at Western Regional Archives in Asheville, has written a new book, Chronicles of the Outer Banks: Fish Tales and Salty Gales (The History Press, April 2019). In addition to 30 stories covering the coast, the book includes … Continue reading

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The Transformations of Autism lecture at Laupus Library

As part of the Ruth and John Moskop History of Medicine Lecture Series, the Medical History Interest Group invites you to attend “The Transformations of Autism,” sponsored by Dan Shingleton. This lecture, presented by Jeffrey P. Baker, MD, PhD, Professor … Continue reading

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U-Boat, Right Ahead!

Contributed by Travis Souther Did you know a German U-Boat once sailed up the Cape Fear River right into the port of Wilmington? The U-117 was launched in December 1917 and commissioned into the Imperial Germany Navy on March 28, … Continue reading

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New hire at ECU’s Joyner Library

Contributed by Alston Cobourn East Carolina University’s Joyner Library is pleased to welcome new Assistant University Archivist Patrick Cash.  Patrick previously worked at Mars Hill University outside Asheville, North Carolina.  He earned his undergraduate degree there before earning a Master’s … Continue reading

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Scurvy Dog

Contributed by Kelly Spring [This is the 4th in a series — see also the 1st and 2nd and 3rd installments about ECU’s migration to ArchivesSpace.] When our manuscript container list database showed signs of Roman numerals mixed with numbers, … Continue reading

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New accessions at ECU Manuscript Collection

Contributed by Dale Sauter #1342 Benjamin W. Daniels and Mabel A. Grant Daniels Papers Included are a copy of the Daniels-Murphrey Family History compiled and edited by Eleanor Daniels Casey in 1993, a photograph of the USS Nebraska on which … Continue reading

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Oral histories at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

For the past 20 years, the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Raleigh has been recording oral histories of its members, including both long-time members and those who grew up in the congregation. They use the interviews in a variety of … Continue reading

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University Libraries Welcomes Jo Klein as Geospatial and Data Visualization Librarian

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Jo Klein has been hired as the geospatial and data visualization librarian and assistant professor at UNC Greensboro’s University Libraries, where she will provide consultation services and training to support the geospatial/GIS and data visualization needs … Continue reading

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University Libraries Welcomes Megan Carlton as Science Liaison Librarian

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Megan Carlton has joined University Libraries at UNC Greensboro as the science liaison librarian and assistant professor in the Department of Research, Outreach, and Instruction. Carlton was previously employed by the University of Alabama where she was … Continue reading

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