Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

Meet your Archives Month Chair: Hope Ketcham Geeting

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? I have worked at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum & Library, the Grand Rapids Public Museum, and the Grand Rapids Public Libraries Special Collections Department. I did a little bit of … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month Celebrations by the Military Collection at the State Archives of North Carolina

Contributed by Matthew Peek For Women’s History Month in March 2021, the Military Collection at the State Archives of North Carolina published a series of seven blog posts featuring new and existing collections of North Carolina female veterans and women … Continue reading

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And the award goes to . . . Jennifer Daugherty

The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has awarded Jennifer Daugherty the History Research and Innovation Award. Jennifer is currently the Head of the North Carolina Collection in Academic Library Services at East Carolina University. She plans to use the … Continue reading

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Meet your President: Chrystal Carpenter

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? I have worked in many different types of archival repositories and had various job descriptions throughout the years. When I first started, like many recent graduates I found non-permanent employment – … Continue reading

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2021 C. David Jackson Award Winners

The Education Committee is pleased to announce Samantha Aamot, Julie Ann Morrill, and Florence Sloan as the recipients of the 2021 C. David Jackson Memorial SNCA Student Scholarship. This year, the scholarship carries a $250 stipend for recipients to put … Continue reading

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New elements for DACS

Congratulations go out to Alston Cobourn (East Carolina University) for the culmination of the long-term effort she and Patrick Galligan (Rockefeller Archives Center) spearheaded to get a new element added to Describing Archives: A Content Standard. In addition to element … Continue reading

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Patrick Dollar and Scott Hinshaw Receive Archivist Certification

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish UNC Greensboro’s University Libraries is home to more than 50,000 digitized primary source materials and other historical and archival resources — photos, books, programs, scrapbooks, yearbooks, letters, etc. — comprising more than 750,000 individual objects. You … Continue reading

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From the collections of the New Hanover County Public Library: Harper’s Sanitarium

Contributed by Travis Souther During the first half of the 20th century, private hospitals were all the rage. There were several such hospitals in Wilmington and the surrounding area: Bulluck Hospital in downtown, Babies’ Hospital near Wrightsville Beach, and Harper’s … Continue reading

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Update from Central Piedmont Community College

Contributed by Erin Allsop As part of recent changes to the Central Piedmont Community College Academic Affairs unit, the Central Piedmont Library is proud to welcome Becky White as the new assistant in the Archives department. Working alongside archivist Erin … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays at the New Hanover County Public Library

For some time, Travis Souther has been writing Throwback Thursday posts for the Facebook page of the New Hanover County Public Library (https://www.facebook.com/pg/NHCLibrary/), each of which highlights an aspect of local history and includes an image, map, link to an electronic … Continue reading

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