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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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UNCG on The State of Things

Part of today’s episode of The State of Things on WUNC radio featured the Unsung Heroes Project at UNC Greensboro. You can read more at http://libresearch.uncg.edu/unsung_heroes/about.html about this collaboration to conduct oral history interviews of civil rights movement veterans. Although … 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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