Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

Archives Month: Health Alert!! Polio Outbreak on UNC Campus! UNC-NC State Football Game Cancelled!

Here begins a series of posts celebrating SNCA’s 2020 Archives Month theme of “20th Century Health and Medicine.” This post was contributed by Dawne Lucas. This post originally appeared on the “For the Record” blog of the University of North … Continue reading

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ECU Libraries working to document the COVID-19 pandemic in eastern North Carolina

East Carolina University Libraries are documenting the effects of COVID-19 on the lives of eastern North Carolina residents and on normal campus operations. Preserving this period of our local history will be beneficial to scholars for years to come, much … Continue reading

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Raising Archival Awareness in a Regional Studies Organization: The Appalachian Studies Case

Please join Liz Harper and Gene Hyde for this presentation, which was originally scheduled for SNCA last March. Please contact Gene Hyde, ghyde@unca.edu, if you have any questions.  Thursday, September 24, 12 – 1 PM Via Zoom – please register at … Continue reading

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J-SNCA call for papers

J-SNCA is a peer-reviewed journal that seeks to support the theoretical, practical, and scholarly aspects of the archival profession. The editorial board of J-SNCA invites members of the research and archival communities to submit articles for a general issue on … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s new presence on Google Arts & Culture

Contributed by Tyler Cline UNC Charlotte Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, along with 12 other local museums, galleries, and cultural institutions, has partnered with Google Arts & Culture to launch Charlotte on Google’s global platform. Atkins’ contributions include … Continue reading

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From the Collection of the New Hanover County Public Library

Contributed by Travis Souther Born in Wilmington on March 17, 1915, Claude Flynn Howell was a natural artist from a young age. Reportedly, some of his childhood illustrations of the balcony and proscenium arch in Thalian Hall were used during … Continue reading

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Project Management for Archivists

Kelly Spring, Access Archivist & Head of Digital Curation for the Special Collections Department at East Carolina University, has recently written a handbook, Project Management For Archivists: Befriending Your Backlog. Stymied by the amount of material in your backlog? Wondering … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Derek Whisnant

My name is Derek Whisnant. I’m currently a senior nearing the end of a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish at UNC Asheville. Beginning my sophomore year, I had the opportunity to work as an assistant in … Continue reading

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Meet your Member At Large: Courtney Bailey

What jobs have you had in the archival realm?During the summer between my years at SILS, I served as a Graduate Assistant in Technical Services at Wilson Library, processing the records of the UNC Athletics Department. Since June 2014, I … Continue reading

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Meet your Member At Large: Ashley McGhee Whittle

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? I first went to work in an Archival position when I accepted the Archives and Curatorial Assistant position at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. I worked there for one year … Continue reading

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