Society of North Carolina Archivists                 

Archives Month Lunch and Learns

3 Oct 2023 13:05 | Courtney Bailey (Administrator)

The Society of North Carolina Archivists Archives Month Committee invites you to a series of Lunch and Learns.  An impressive array of presenters is ready to explore this year’s theme:



Calamity, &

Anguish in the Archives

 Murder victim, Dawson Street, Raleigh, April 1959.  NO_4-3-1959_pilkingtonmurder From the N&O negative collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC. Photo copyrighted by the News and Observer. Illegal to use without express permission from the N&O.

Thursday, Oct. 5 at 12:00 p.m. 

"It Was a Train Wreck: Calamitous and Scandalous Tales from the UNCG Archives," join panelists Patrick Dollar, Suzanne Helms, Stacey Krim, Erin Lawrimore, and Kathelene McCarty Smith as they share information about different incidents/people from their collections. 


Thursday, Oct. 12 at 12:00 p.m. 

"Forevermore I’ll Sing”: Traditional Ballads from Sodom Laurel with Donna Ray Norton an eighth-generation descendant of the original settlers of Madison County, and of its music tradition. The ballads that Donna Ray sings are widely known as murder ballads, but her family calls them love songs. You’re sure to hear something about unrequited love, someone’s father killing her lover, maybe even someone’s head getting cut off. 


Thursday, Oct. 26 at 12:00 p.m. 

“Misdeeds and Depravity in the A/V Collection,”with Ian Dunn, Processing Archivist in the Audiovisual Materials Unit of the Special Collections Section, State Archives of North Carolina. 


To register, visit the SNCA website and look for Upcoming Events.

Visit the SNCA Facebook page for additional tales of Scandal, Nuisance, Calamity, and Anguish in the Archives! 

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