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Newly accessioned collections at the East Carolina Manuscript Room

Contributed by Dale Sauter Robertson, Mary and Gordon, Missionary Papers Letters (August 1917-August 13, 1919) written by Mary and Gordon Robertson of Africa Inland Mission while they were working in the Belgian Congo. They described their work providing education and … Continue reading

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Newly processed collections at the East Carolina Manuscript Collection

Francis Marion Mellette Collection This collection includes copies of Mellette family history, a 1960 history of Pleasant Hill Masonic Lodge Number 304 in Deep Run, North Carolina, and an undated member ledger. Eborn S. Pitt Papers This collection contains the … Continue reading

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Lecture at ECU on photography in 19th century printed medical books

Contributed by Marlena Rose On September 23 at 4:30PM, East Carolina University’s Laupus Library will host “Ink and Silver: Medicine, Photography, and the Printed Book,” a lecture given by Dr. Stephen J. Greenberg, MSLS, PhD, Section Head, Rare Books & … Continue reading

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Kudos to SNCA member

I finally had a chance to watch the documentary written and hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. called Reconstruction: America After the Civil War. I’m the kind of person who watches all the credits, so I noticed the 6+ screens … Continue reading

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Call for Papers for JSNCA 2019

Journal for the Society of North Carolina Archivists Special Topical Issue: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Special Collections: Critical Efforts Call for Papers J-SNCA is an annual online journal that seeks to address the theoretical, practical, and scholarly concerns of … Continue reading

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New Collection Highlights Asheville Architect and Silversmith

Contributed by Sarah Downing The Western Regional Archives recently acquired an important collection of personal papers and business records of William Waldo Dodge Jr. (1895–1971), an architect and silversmith of note who began his career in Asheville in the late … Continue reading

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New accessions to East Carolina 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 that Benjamin … Continue reading

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Lecture series at East Carolina University’s Laupus Health Sciences Library

Contributed by Marlena Rose The Laupus Health Sciences Library will be hosting Medical History Interest Group lectures this fall as part of the Ruth and John Moskop Lecture Series. All of these lectures will be hosted on Mondays, beginning at … Continue reading

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The Mayflower, A Ship of Destiny

Contributed by Travis Souther When the ship name Mayflower comes to mind, many will undoubtedly first think of the vessel which carried the Pilgrims across the Atlantic to land at Plymouth Rock.  Though not the ship of 1620 fame, the … Continue reading

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New Student Success Librarian at UNC Greensboro

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish University Libraries recently welcomed Melody Rood as the new student success librarian in Jackson Library. In her role, Rood will be working closely with student success initiatives across campus as a point person for collaboration, instruction, … Continue reading

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