Materials related to noted North Carolina-born poet and educator A.R. [Archie Randolph] Ammons.
This collection highlights African American groups on campus, the civil rights movement, the African American laborers' role in the Southern economy, and the African American community.
Agriculture was the backbone of the southern economy. Tobacco, cotton, animal husbandry, farm equipment, agricultural organizations like 4-h, and the business side of agriculture are all explored in this collection.
Alice Person, known during her life as Mrs. Joe Person, was a woman ahead of her time...
The Architecture collection brings together images related to the built environment showing architectural styles of different periods. Architectural styles present in Eastern North Carolina are predominant.
The documents presented here illustrate these changing ideas about preserving Bath's colonial history over the past century and more.
This collection contains twenty interviews conducted in 2008 with alumni who were the first members of their families to earn a four-year college degree.
The Country Doctor Museum is the oldest museum in the United States dedicated to the history of America's rural health care. It was created in 1967 by a group of energetic women from North Carolina, whose initial interest was to build a lasting memorial for rural physicians.
This collection includes master works by contemporary international and American ceramists including many North Carolina Seagrove area folk potters.
First-hand accounts, illustrations, charts and maps and other pieces of cultural heritage that document American history prior to the Civil War.
Scenic vistas and important landmarks in Eastern North Carolina are documented in this collection of postcards. Postcards from across the region are represented and document central business districts, tourist destinations, prominent architecture and natural landscapes.
Documents our University as it grows and changes: from early documents of the East Carolina Teacher's Training School to more recent materials that document the life, culture, academic environment and ongoing evolution of East Carolina University.
Images documenting education including classroom teaching, vocational training, extracurricular activites, and the building of local school facilities.
Images of arts and artists, performances both professional and amateur, sheet music and screenplays are all collected here.
Draws together items related to the history of medical care, either depicting medical or health-related activities or information. Greenville's particular ties to the health and medical industries are also chronicled through clinics, hospitals, physicians and nurses.
One of the most interesting and yet enigmatic figures of colonial North Carolina history is John Lawson. This collection examines natural history specimens Lawson collected from the colony of Carolina for James Petiver, a London apothecary.
This collection showcases oral history interviews with members of the Latino community of Eastern North Carolina who occupy positions ranging from formally recognized leadership to informal influence in the lives of Latino youth.
The Manufacturing and Business documents the rise of women in the workforce, the use of advertising and promotions in consumer culture, and the move from agriculture to industry in Eastern North Carolina.
Includes letters, diaries, photographs, and scrapbooks of enlisted men and officers who participated in the global struggles that affected our nation and the periods of peace between these conflicts.
With many of the technological advances of the 20th century came locally supported public works. This collection documents the rise of municipal infrastructure.
Includes records of shipbuilding firms located in North Carolina and other states, documents related to the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary and materials pertaining to maritime transportation in general.
Maps documenting North Carolina’s counties, cities and towns, roads, historic events and natural features are gathered here. The maps range in date from the 15th Century to the 20th.
A wide variety of beautiful, significant, rare and revealing items from Joyner Library’s Special Collections holdings highlighting the first 250 years in the history of Pitt County.
Documents ECU's holdings related to noted political figures, local government and political activities. Of particular note are our images documenting the visit of President John F. Kennedy to Greenville in the 1960s
Events both great and small are documented here. Parades, disasters, expositions, fairs, political rallies, and more, this collection pulls together materials documenting these shared experiences.
Robert C. Caldwell was a private soldier from Cabarrus County, NC, who served in Company C., 10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery during the Civil War. This collection includes 57 letters mainly from Robert to Mag, his wife.
The Social and Family Life collection documents the personal lives of the individuals represented in all of our collections. Personal photos, letters, and postcards, are interspersed with images documenting family and community life in Eastern North Carolina.
These recorded interviews feature military officers and personnel, missionaries, North Carolina leaders and politicians, teachers and tobacconists.
Each week, staff from the Special Collections division of Joyner Library choose an item to highlight from their collections.
The following images are of two projects which are used to stimulate the thinking of interior design students about sustainable design.
The Transportation collection documents the growth of transportation, particularly automotive, rail, and maritime. The associated topics of road construction, oil and gasoline, and traffic safety are also represented.
Documenting the role women have played in history, the Women’s History Collection contains primary sources related to social conditions, women’s role in the workplace and cultural perceptions of gender, particularly in North Carolina.
Digital CollectionsJ.Y. Joyner LibraryEast Carolina University