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16966
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Archival material, like books, letters and photographs, are susceptible to theft like other historic objects. Dispute over ownership of historic material, court documents related to William Hooper, led to the North Carolina v. B.C. West Jr. in October 1975. The case would reach the North Carolina Supreme Court in March 1977 which upheld the ruling that \"public record cannot be destroyed, defaced, or given up without authority from the source that required it to be made.\"
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24428
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The North Carolina Collection in Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is host to documents related to the state’s history from the sixteenth century onwards. This article discusses what can be found in the collection.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 8, January 1993, p10-13, il
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22152
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This article consists of an assessment of the current condition of historical records in North Carolina in general and a call to action for every resident of the state to assist in the collection, preservation, storage, and utilization of these records about the history of North Carolina for the betterment of the state.
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28646
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In March 1981 the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society Archives went through a dramatic alteration following a fire and loss of archivist Ida Brooks Kellam. As of May 1983 the transformation of the new Archives is almost complete. Collections have expanded and continue to be available to its membership.
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28816
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The T-Shirt Archive is the most recent archival initiative at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s Wilson Library. The archive hosts an ever-growing digital photo album of t-shirts representing significant moments in Carolina student history.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 46, Nov 2016, p19, il Periodical Website
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28684
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The Howard Loughlin Collection consists of photographs, postcards, letters, and documents describing life in the Lower Cape Fear, North Carolina during the early 1900s. The collection tells stories about Wilmington residents and the steamships Wilmington and City of Southport.
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30550
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The Documentary Volumes published by the Division of Archives and History are a collection of writings by notable North Carolina citizens and politicians. The origin of this series dates to a 1903 law that created the North Carolina Historical Commission, and tasked it with collecting valuable NC historical documents.
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30807
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The Executive Organization Act of 1971 brought together three dozen separate agencies under a cabinet-level agency, the Department of Art, Culture and History. Under this Department, the Office of Archives and History established, which combined the former Department of Archives and History with twenty-seven other historical boards, commissions and agencies.
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31599
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The history and development of 4-H work in North Carolina are being preserved officially by North Carolina State University archivists and state 4-H officials. Some of the historic 4-H items include the winning outfit in the 1932 State 4-H Dress Revue, craft items made at a 4-H camp in the 1930s, scrapbooks, pre-World War Two 4-H project records, photographs and artifacts from early 4-H canning and corn projects.
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36568
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Familiar is how flooding from hurricanes affects Eastern North Carolina; Western North Carolina received relatively little attention. Illustrating the impact the flood of 1916, generated by two hurricanes that crossed this region, is the photo depicting Asheville’s experience. Also noted is the great amount of rainfall, among the heaviest recorded in United States history.
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36563
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Traditionally, lands unfenced meant lands were free for anyone, owners and not, to use for hunting, fishing, and grazing. The Civil War, with its attendant population growth and rise of commercial farming, helped to bring about fencing laws and end to open range. Pictured was the type of fence that dotted the Appalachian landscape by the 1890s.
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36552
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Carl Sandburg is perhaps widely known in the United States as a poet and lesser known as a writer of children’s stories. Perhaps better known by North Carolinians about Sandburg is Connamara, Greek Revival summer house in Flat Rock where he lived with his wife, who was just as well known in the community for her raising goats. This dwelling, built in 1839, is a National Historic site.
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36084
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The spotlighted digitalization project involved yearbooks from 1923-1979. This preservation project, which made many editions of the Tecoan and Buccaneer available online and in print, was a collaboration between five UNC system schools and the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. As for ECU’s preservation project of its first decade, noted was the upcoming digitalization of its Training School Quarterly.
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36090
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If silver coins were true in weight and value, could be determined by the reale. This scale- like instrument was recovered in the fall of 2011 from an Outer Banks wreck believed to be Blackbeard’s flagship. This artifact, among the 211 recovered, was perhaps beyond measure in other ways. Other items perhaps beyond price included glass panes from the captain’s cabin.
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36093
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He was credited for ushering in the Golden Age of ECU sports. His value could be measured, materially and immaterially, in the donation of his historically significant effects. Included in his daughters’ donation were letters, memorabilia, football books, correspondence, and medals.