Category Archives: Archives Month

When Archives Meets Museum

This is the third in a series of Archives Month posts around this year’s theme, North Carolina Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. It was written by Ed Morris, Executive Director of the Wake Forest Historical Museum & Wake Forest College Birthplace. … Continue reading

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Travel the Tar Heel State through North Carolina Postcards

This is the second in a series of Archives Month posts around this year’s theme, North Carolina Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. It was written by Stephen Fletcher, Photographic Archivist in the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina … Continue reading

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Archives Month Speaker Series

The SNCA Archives Month committee is proud to present four virtual lunchtime talks this October.  Information about the events and how to register for them is below.  We look forward to having you join us! “Tourism in the North Carolina … Continue reading

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Creating Place for Tourism

This is the first in a series of Archives Month posts around this year’s theme, North Carolina Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. It was written by Jennifer Daugherty, Head of the North Carolina Collection at East Carolina University. The North Carolina … Continue reading

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Archives Month: Sanitaria in Western North Carolina

Contributed by Ashley McGhee Whittle By the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, sanitaria had become a health craze and in the tourist destination of Asheville. The sanitaria became a mecca for those suffering from tuberculosis and other ailments. The … Continue reading

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Archives Month: Dorothea Dix Hospital Project

Contributed by Leah Tams and Robert Allen Since our presentation at the 2019 SNCA Conference, the Community Histories Workshop (CHW) at UNC Chapel Hill has continued its excavation of historical records from the Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina. … Continue reading

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Archives Month: Central Piedmont Community College Nursing Program

Contributed by Erin Allsop, Archivist at Central Piedmont Community College Central Piedmont’s nursing program is the oldest nursing program in the N.C. Community College System and has graduated more than 3,000 students since its inception. When the Associate Degree program … Continue reading

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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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Exhibit on RiverLink: Asheville-Based Activism in the French Broad Watershed

UNC Asheville Special Collections recently posted a blog about their exhibit for Archives Month. Contributed by Gene Hyde. The month of October is considered Archives Month across the nation and the theme for the upcoming year is Activism and Social Justice in … Continue reading

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A&Tiques Roadshow: Voices of Aggie Generations

Contributed by James Stewart On October 24 & 25 at North Carolina A&T State University, the F. D. Bluford Library Archives and Special Collections and the Library Community Engagement Committee are putting on the 2nd annual “A&Tiques Roadshow,” a show … Continue reading

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