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" " "New Bern" Returns documents containing the exact phrase "New Bern"
+ new + bern Returns documents containing 'new' and 'bern'
AND new AND bern Returns documents containing 'new' and 'bern'
| simpsons | futurama Returns documents containing 'simpsons' or 'futurama'
OR simpsons OR futurama Returns documents containing 'simpsons' or 'futurama'
- bunker - hill Returns documents containing 'bunker' without 'hill'
? re?d Replaces a single character, so documents returned would contain 'reid', 'reed', etc.
* ja*son Replaces multiple characters, so documents returned would contain 'jackson', 'jamison', etc.
ADJ# Edenton ADJ5 buried Returns documents that contain the word 'Edenton' and 'buried within 5 words of each other in that order
NEAR# Edenton NEAR5 buried Returns documents that contain the word 'Edenton' and 'buried within 5 words of each other in any order
> Elmore > 4 Returns documents that contain the word 'Elmore' more than 4 times
The East Carolina Manuscript Collection contains nearly 1,800 collections of historical documentation including correspondence, diaries, business records, organizational records, church records, maps, genealogy notes, and photographs, plus some 210 original oral history memoirs. Guides to all of these collections are available here online, with over 750 of these guides being very detailed. Guides to records in the University Archives are also available.

All collections may be searched using this interface or browsed by clicking on Browse.
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