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East Carolina University Veterans' Gallery

To document that commitment to service, the University Archives in partnership with Digital Collections seeks to collect and document the images and stories of those who have served. View Homepage

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North Carolina Periodicals Index

Provides access to articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics, including the arts, business, culture, history, law, natural resources, public policy, tourism, and travel. View Homepage

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Tearing Down the Wall: Desegregation at East Carolina University

Joyner Library’s Special Collections division has created this website to tell the story of East Carolina University’s journey through southern desegregation. View Homepage

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Heritage Hall: Remembering the History of East Carolina University

Explore East Carolina’s history from its founding to the present to learn more about the events that have shaped our institution. View Homepage

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East Carolina Manuscript Collection

Contains more than 1250 collections of historical documentation including correspondence, diaries, business and church records, maps, genealogy notes, and photographs, plus some 210 original oral history memoirs. View Homepage

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negatives (photographic) photographs administrative records newspapers letters (correspondence) postcards books trade cards (advertising) oral histories microscopes Studio ceramics stereographs medical equipment programs (documents) color slides souvenir programs military records maps school yearbooks pamphlets clippings (information artifacts) excerpts specimens advertisements musical performances financial records deeds typescripts envelopes covers (gathered matter components) certificates essays equipment drawings (visual works) invitations technical drawings posters portraits book jackets diaries minutes cards (information artifacts) broadsides (notices) watercolors (paintings) architectural drawings (visual works) memoirs brochures paper money receipts (financial records) speeches programs newsletters genealogies (histories) cartoons (humorous images) memorandums booklets photocopies photograph albums notes scrapbooks notebooks dentures glass plate negatives government records contact sheets blueprints (reprographic copies) periodicals sheet music poetry woodcuts (prints) lecture notes lectures drafts (documents) charts (graphic documents) logs (records) fliers (printed matter) sketches sales catalogs reports tooth and tooth components engravings (prints) ledgers (account books) lithographs autobiographies business records menus family papers keys (hardware) journals (accounts) photographic prints playbills prints (visual works) pages (components) registers (lists) wills leaflets (printed works) labels (identifying artifacts) greeting cards models (representations) magazines (periodicals) medicine bottles account books calendars daybooks coupons Christmas cards bylaws (administrative records) black-and-white slides medicine chests journals (periodicals) title pages texts (documents) telegrams paintings (visual works) obituaries proposals prescription scales plans (maps) proceedings orders (military records) reminiscences recipes schedules (time plans) show globes sound recordings theses tickets uniforms galley proofs land surveys flags examination tables minute books military passes bible records genealogies (histories) cabinet photographs bulletins bonds (negotiable instruments) charters caricatures cases (containers) cue sheets cultural artifacts cupping glasses cups comic books commode chairs composite photographs congressional records depositions dental cabinets drug jars eulogies bookmarks buggies (carriages) caps (headgear) cabinets (case furniture) 16mm assembly drawings affidavits application forms architectural documents biographies (documents) bleeding bowls automobiles bags (generic containers) ballots batteries (electrical) mess kits mortars (grinding tools) moving images muster rolls medicine spoons manometers loyalty oaths logos license plates leech jars letter books exhibition catalogs fixed fans handbills helmets hospital beds hot-water bottles indexes (reference sources) Indian clubs insignias interviews lanterns (lighting devices) judicial records frames (motion picture components) jars gloves gout stools visiting cards warrants tile tooth stereoscopes spoons telephones television scripts summonses surgical instruments tablecloths tags signs (declatory or advertising artifacts) scorebooks scores skull (skeleton component) slides (photographs) songbooks ships' logs ships' manifests short stories screenplays scripts (documents) sermons school records scarves (costume accessories) resolutions (administrative records) respirators résumés (personnel records) rings (jewelry) rolltop desks rosters saddlebags (containers) saddles (seats) safes (storage containers) oil lamps oil paintings (visual works) nursing bottles paper airplanes passports proverbs press releases poison bottles

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Television game shows Wahl-Coates School Umbrellas Eakin, Richard R., 1946- Little, Joan Mud Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945 High school facilities Maintenance Cheese Hurricane Hazel, 1954 North Carolina. State Board of Health English poetry Pruning B-29 bombers Laxatives Aerial operations, German Repiton, Sarah E. Cowan Wooten, Richard C. King, Charles M. Young Women’s Christian Association Mechanical equipment Rowe, Willard E. Nonprescription Drugs Pageants Fire prevention Best, Hugh E. Butler family Hydrants Redbud Foreign visitors Side-impact collisions Mickey Mouse (Fictitious character) American Bar Association Typhoid fever African American singers Powers, Cyrus A. Taylor, James M. Traditional medicine Menstruation Swift, Otis Peabody Coffee shops United States Railroad Administration Sutton, Fred I., 1916-1995 Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital (Lynchburg, Va.) Government policy Shoes Lakehurst (N.J.) Widening Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 Washington Park (N.C.) Champion Hill, Battle of, Miss., 1863 Ledonia Wright Cultural Center St. Mary's Hospital (Pierre, S.D.) Chairs Farewell to arms McCollum, Daniel Hagans, Jay  Hereford (Pa.) Telegraphers Jarvis Memorial Methodist Church (Greenville, N.C.) Teague, Brian Dewey (Duck) Prayer Paper dolls Bank management Women agricultural laborers Store decoration Battle, Thomas H. Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.) Bertie County (N.C.) Little, Marshall Willows Public libraries Daffodils Harris, Jim Piano music, Arranged Chattel mortgages U-701 (Submarine) Court records Crickmore, Vivian Bulbs (Plants) South Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society Marine archaeologists Floyd, Joe H. Gates, Thomas S. Ormond, James Mid-South Industries, Incorporated Duck, Donald (Fictitious character) Intelligence specialists Woodbury (N.J.) Trail of tears High school student activities Ficklen, J. S. McWhorter, Davis Lee Masks Grymes, Christopher Statues Associated Press Medical instruments and apparatus Mississauga (Ont.) Stevens, David B. (David Boyette), 1923- Sporting goods industry Darrow, William C. Municipal Hospital (Morehead City, N.C.) Street cleaners Flood, Dudley E. Plumbers Home demonstration work Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe College campuses Camp Leach (N.C.) United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel Darden, Vivian N. (Vivian Norfleet), 1892-  Blinds Gambier (Ohio) Ping, Kao Yung Peace Campus visits Lima bean Rountree, H. Horton (Herbert Horton), 1921-1998 Beirut (Lebanon) Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Eclipses College teachers Pittman, Hobson, 1900-  Marriage customs and rites Spring Hope (N.C.) Politicians' spouses Animals in advertising Rhodes family Pleurisy Tanning Texas Gulf Sulphur Company, inc. Bentonville, Battle of, Bentonville, N.C., 1865 Cape Fear Clark, Eleanor, 1913-1996 Delta Sigma Rho Hong Kong Pace, Thomas B. Pollocksville (N.C.) Congleton, Jennie Whitley Cashman, D. B. Women's clothing Oceania General Electric Company Electricians Lord of the rings Dogs in advertising Equal Suffrage League of North Carolina Quingdao (China)

The Digital Collections unit supports the research and teaching mission of East Carolina University and preserves the cultural heritage of the eastern North Carolina community through digital initiatives, especially the creation of digital library materials and tools.
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