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Flood of the Century Collection, 1999-2000

(Manuscript Collection #786)

Descriptive Summary Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Title: Flood of the Century Collection
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Printed materials (Sept. 1999 - May 2000) including copies of Pieces of Eight, and The East Carolinian, containing articles on Hurricane Floyd and the flood that followed, football tickets, and a copy of the program for the ECU v. University of Miami football game.
Extent: 3.902 Cubic feet.

Administrative Information Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Accessions Information

November 3, 1999 (unprocessed), 5 items; Printed materials, including copies of Pieces of Eight and The East Carolinian, containing articles on Hurricane Floyd and the flood that followed, along with football tickets and a copy of the program for the ECU vs. U. of Miami football game. Donor: Dr. Carroll Varner, Director.

October 1, 2009, (unprocessed addition 1), 44 items, 0.015 cubic feet; Hurricane Floyd Aftermath (30 Sept - 11 Oct. 1999) at the home of Dr. Robert Bunger and his wife, Li, 207 North Warren Street, Greenville, N.C., showing extensive flood damage inside and outside the home. Photographic prints. 4" x 5" Color. See preliminary inventory. Recd. 7/22/2009. Donor: Dr. Robert Bunger.

June 7, 2010, (unprocessed addition 2), 2 items, 0.037 cubic feet; Collection (1999-2000) of photographic prints depicting Hurricane Floyd flood damaged properties in the Tar River Estates apartment complex; also homes in the 200 block of Warren Street, north of the Tar River, Greenville, North Carolina; photographs taken by Donald E. Collins. See preliminary inventory attached. Photographic prints. Color. 4" x 6". Recd 12/15/2009. Note: Photographs printed in Feb. 2000. Donor: Donald E. Collins.

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

Flood of the Century Collection (#786), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Dr. Carroll Varner
  • Gift of Dr. Robert Bunger
  • Gift of Donald E. Collins

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Preliminary Inventory Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

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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