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  This collection contains correspondence (August 1941-June 1942, undated) between Richard H. Owen and his parents, especially his mother Mrs. M. A. Owen in Miami, Florida, while he was serving aboard the USS  Crescent City and stationed at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi, Texas.

Dorothea Dix Hospital Records #1329  This collection (1849-1946) contains correspondence, deeds (1907 certified copies of earlier deeds going back to 1850), blueprints, proposals, and specifications related to the physical facilities at Dorothea Dix Hospital.

Frederick C. Douglass Papers #323, Addition 1  Pension ledger (1898-1901) for African Americans who served in the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War.  The pension applications are mainly for the widows of soldiers and are being applied for in New Bern.

Photograph Album of 1917 Railroad Trip from Ohio to Raleigh, N.C. #1330  Photograph album kept by three men as they travelled from Ohio to Raleigh, North Carolina, with a train car load of cattle.  Included are images of trains, train bridges, a farm belonging to N. A. Connell, Connell family members, farm equipment, and cotton production.

NCEast Alliance Records #1331  This donation consists of 35 cubic feet of records (1993-2014) documenting the NCEast Alliance, a regional economic development agency serving the thirteen counties in eastern North Carolina that surround the Global TransPark.

Kambini Mission, Mozambique, Photograph Album #1332  1920s photograph album belonging to a missionary named Victoria documents the Kambini Station, a medical mission in Portuguese Mozambique.

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