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Nell Wise Wechter Papers

(Manuscript Collection #177)

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Title: Nell Wise Wechter Papers
Creator: Wechter, Nell Wise
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Biographical sketch and literary manuscripts for Taffy of Torpedo Junction, Betsy Dowdy's Ride, and Swamp Girl. (undated)
Extent: 1.45 Cubic feet.

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Accessions Information

August 12, 1971 5 items, 3 pgs, 0.260 cubic feet. Biographical sketch and literary manuscripts for Taffy of Torpedo Junction, Betsy Dowdy's Ride, and Swamp Girl. Gift of Mrs. Nell W. Wechter

December 6, 1971, (unprocessed addition 1), 3 volumes, 0.260 cubic feet. Copies of novels Taffy of Torpedo Junction, Betsy Dowdy's Ride, and Swamp Girl, Gift of Mrs. John F. Blair

June 30, 1972, (unprocessed addition 2), 2 items, 2 pgs, 0.260 cubic feet. Galley proofs and page proofs for Betsy Dowdy's Ride. Gift of Mrs. Nell W. Wechter

January 20, 1975, (unprocessed addition 3), 9 items, 9 pgs, 0.260 cubic feet. Manuscripts, Galley, and notes for novels Teach's Light and The Mighty Midgets of Chicamacomico. Gift of Mrs. Nell W. Wechter

January 17, 1984, (unprocessed addition 4), 4 items, 4 pgs, 0.260 cubic feet. Manuscripts for Teach's Light, Betsy Dowdy's Ride, Swamp Girl, and Taffy of Torpedo Junction. Gift of Mrs. Nell W. Wechter

July 29, 2003, (unprocessed addition 5), 78 items; The Mighty Midgetts of Chicamacomico, by Nell Wise Wechter. Photographs of J. Foster Scott. Illustrations of Richard P. Sisson (Manteo, NC: Times Printing Co., Inc., copyright 1974) pertaining to the Midgett family, 1874 - 1972, and their service as Coast Guard life savers on North Carolina' s Outer Banks. Soft Cover. Donor: Mrs. Nell W. Wechter.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

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

Preferred Citation

Nell Wise Wechter Papers(#177), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mrs. Nell W. Wechter
  • Gift of Mrs. John F. Blair

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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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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