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L. H. Smith Papers, 1853-1896

Manuscript Collection #23

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Title: L. H. Smith Papers
Creator: Smith, L. H.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1853-1896) including correspondence, a certificate, and a register relating to the Duplin County schools.
Extent: 0.22 Cubic feet, 4 items , photocopies, consisting of correspondence, a certificate, and a register.

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Accessions Information

October 5, 1967, Two letters, a School Teacher's Certificate (1854), and North Carolina Public School Register for Duplin County Schools (1882-1896). Loaned for copying, May 1966, by Dr. Ralph Brimley, East Carolina University, Greenville, N. C.

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Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

L. H. Smith Papers (#23), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Loaned by Dr. Ralph Brimley

Processing Information

  • Processed by D. Lennon

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

L. H. Smith was a public school teacher in Edgecombe County, N. C., in 1854.

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The correspondence in this collection consists of personal letters from L. H. Smith to his brother (1853) and to his daughter (1855). A Common School Teacher's Certificate issued to L. H. Smith for Edgecombe County (1854) and a North Carolina Public School Register for Duplin County Schools (1882-1896) are also included in the collection. The Public School Register contains teachers' names, salaries, textbooks used, pupil attendance, and grading procedure.

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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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