Thousands of images, texts, and audio/video from ECU's diverse collections and beyond.
  • New Feature - My Collections
    New Feature - My Collections

    My Collections is a new feature that allows users with a valid PirateID to make their own digital collections that can be saved and shared.

  • Paper Chase
    Paper Chase

    Students study in the Whichard Building on the ECTC campus in this early 1940s photo. At the time Whichard served as the campus library.

  • Take the K-Train
    Take the K-Train

    Greenville Kiwanis Club members take a trip on the Kiwanis Choo-Choo in this Daily Reflector photo from the spring of 1956.

  • Little Mothers League
    Little Mothers League

    A chapter of the "Little Mother's League for Better Babies" poses at Kinston High School in Kinston, North Carolina in this circa 1920 photo.

  • Ice Capades
    Ice Capades

    Two children ice skate in this late 19th century image from a postcard advertising Vaseline from Cheeeseborough Manufacturing Company.

  • Buildings Upon the Past
    Buildings Upon the Past

    This interactive map illustrates how campus grew from East Carolina Teachers Training College to East Carolina University.

  • Eastern Reflector Newspaper Collection
    Eastern Reflector Newspaper Collection

    Originally published featuring the motto “Truth in Preference to Fiction” this new collection features digitized editions of this Greenville newspaper spanning from 1887 to 1915.

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Buildings Upon the Past

Developed in concert with University Archives, this interactive map provides a building history of how campus grew from East Carolina Teachers Training College to East Carolina University. View Homepage


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Eastern Reflector Newspaper Collection

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ECU History Collection: Chronological Sort

A chronologic list of materials from the East Carolina University History Collection. View Chronological Sort


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The Daily Reflector Image Collection

The more than 7,500 historic images from The Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC's daily newspaper, document the sweeping changes in Eastern North Carolina between 1949 and 1967. View Homepage


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Eastern North Carolina Digital Library

The Eastern North Carolina Digital Library contains fiction and non-fiction books, museum artifacts, maps and educational material pertaining to the rich cultural history of the 41 eastern North Carolina counties. 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 newspapers postcards books trade cards (advertising) letters (correspondence) oral histories microscopes Studio ceramics stereographs medical equipment maps color slides school yearbooks specimens envelopes equipment technical drawings excerpts posters book jackets advertisements clippings (information artifacts) covers (gathered matter components) portraits pamphlets essays broadsides (notices) paper money watercolors (paintings) minutes drawings (visual works) diaries dentures typescripts architectural drawings (visual works) contact sheets programs (documents) woodcuts (prints) photograph albums lectures engravings (prints) lecture notes sheet music tooth and tooth components periodicals brochures certificates keys (hardware) ledgers (account books) leaflets (printed works) receipts (financial records) models (representations) drafts (documents) greeting cards daybooks Christmas cards calendars autobiographies newsletters military records notebooks photographic prints playbills medicine bottles medicine chests journals (accounts) speeches scrapbooks sales catalogs prescription scales show globes souvenir programs telegrams uniforms invitations flags labels (identifying artifacts) land surveys military passes menus manometers poetry obituaries minute books black-and-white slides blueprints (reprographic copies) cartoons (humorous images) examination tables exhibition catalogs family papers financial records handbills helmets hospital beds hot-water bottles Indian clubs insignias interviews 16mm cultural artifacts cupping glasses cups dental cabinets depositions drug jars cases (containers) charters commode chairs composite photographs congressional records bonds (negotiable instruments) bleeding bowls caps (headgear) caricatures bookmarks automobiles bags (generic containers) batteries (electrical) assembly drawings application forms buggies (carriages) bulletins business records bylaws (administrative records) cabinet photographs cabinets (case furniture) mortars (grinding tools) moving images musical performances oil lamps oil paintings (visual works) orders (military records) paintings (visual works) notes nursing bottles poison bottles plans (maps) reports resolutions (administrative records) respirators rings (jewelry) rolltop desks saddlebags (containers) saddles (seats) safes (storage containers) license plates lithographs logos logs (records) loyalty oaths magazines (periodicals) mess kits medicine spoons memoirs memorandums lanterns (lighting devices) leech jars letter books fliers (printed matter) frames (motion picture components) gloves gout stools government records jars journals (periodicals) telephones television scripts tickets tile title pages tooth tablecloths tags spoons stereoscopes signs (declatory or advertising artifacts) sketches skull (skeleton component) songbooks sound recordings screenplays ships' logs programs scarves (costume accessories)

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Stocks, Mary Edna Traffic safety United States. Declaration of Independence Construction and demolition debris Whistles Bakeries Lynn Hospital (Lynn, Mass.) Barbecue cookery Acoma (N.M.) Staff meetings Stanly, Edward, 1810-1872 Baby strollers Bedford (Va.) Cottages DeVisconti, Tabitha Marie, 1891-1983 Costa, John Art teachers Campaign literature, 1944 East Carolina Teachers Training School Circulation Sailboats Bank of Winterville Drum majorettes Epsilon Sigma Alpha Child labor Germany Child welfare workers San Francisco (Calif.) Fisheries Weighing instruments Portercole (Italy) Architecture, Colonial Older African Americans Women field hockey players Cooke, Dennis H. (Dennis Hargrove), 1904- Rosenfeld, Vila M. H. (Vila Mayberry Harmon), 1928- Crommelin family Lost colony Gas appliances Building Flute Camping Polygonum Fruit Greenville High School (Greenville, N. C.) Canaan (Me.) Tanning Dough Protest songs Tucker, George Marion Basket Cannon, Ruth Coltrane Scarlet Fever Swimming pools African American orators Wooten, C. Cambridge (Mass.) Young women Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 Bennettsville (S.C.) Communism Neuse (Ship) Spore family Marrow, Jane Gregory, 1916-2006 Secession Willimantic (Conn.) United States. Navy. Medical Dept. Ships Low-income college students Baby carriages Boardwalks Medical instruments and apparatus New Bern (N.C.) Telephone companies Otolaryngology Breathing apparatus Drum and bugle corps Life insurance Brunswick (Me.) Guatemala Alcoholic Intoxication Latin Americans Transportation, Automotive Hickory (N.C.) Soviet Union St. Mary Church (Wilmington, N.C.) Seagrove (N.C.) Press coverage Rheumatism Directories Bath (N.C.) Tornado damage Pipe smoking United Community Funds and Councils of America Meadows, Leon Renfroe, b. 1884 Amphibious operations Clarinet Television camera operators Motor vehicles Beckwith, Kate Reynolds Tupelo Rhode Island Woonsocket (R.I.) Safety consultants Battle, Margaret Hearne Parker, d. 1887 Audio-visual aids Factories Hill, John, 1714?-1775 Albany (N.Y.) Sturgeon, Theodore Tuberous Sclerosis—diagnosis St. Agnes Hospital (Fond du Lac, Wis.) Vanuatu Coronations Anemia Middle-aged men Army Fire stations Carrickfergus (Northern Ireland) Albritton, Sue May Women in the food industry Galium Rodman, Will. B. (William Blount), 1817-1893 Farm ponds Labor 16th century Rural schools Stanly, John, 1774-1833 Veins—Diseases Buildings, structures, etc. Pueblo of Laguna (N.M.) Caldwell, J. M. Violoncello Emergency vehicles St. John's Church (Fayetteville, N.C.) Baseball coaches Toy stores Caravans Ceramics Plates and Platters Erythema Nodosum Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993 Databases Panama Canal (Panama) Laurinburg (N.C.) Herbarium Davis, Thomas W. Yeleverton, William Boyette, Joseph Public welfare

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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