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Vincent J. Bellis Papers, 1968-1996, undated

Manuscript Collection #799

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

Title: Vincent J. Bellis Papers
Creator: Bellis, Vincent J., 1938-
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Files (1971-1977) pertaining to the environmental impact of the Chicod Creek (North Carolina) channelization, including correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings, and miscellany.Files (1971-1977) pertaining to the environmental impact of the Chicod Creek (North Carolina) channelization, including correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings, and miscellany.
Extent: 1.82 Cubic feet, 4 boxes, 3034 items.

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

Accessions Information

August 29, 2000, 1331 items; files pertaining to Chicod Creek (NC) channelization controversy including correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings and miscellany. Donor: Dr. Vincent J. Bellis.

March 7, 2001, (unprocessed addition 1), 1703 items, 0.870 cubic feet; files concerning the East Carolina University Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources, North Carolina Academey of Science, environmental studies, maritime forests, and coastal vegetation. Donor: Dr. Vincent J. Bellis.

Accessions Information

August 29, 2000, 1331 items; files pertaining to Chicod Creek (NC) channelization controversy including correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings and miscellany.

March 7, 2001, 1703 items; files concerning the East Carolina University Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources, North Carolina Academey of Science, environmental studies, maritime forests, and coastal vegetation.

Access Restrictions

No 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.

Copyright Notice

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

Preferred Citation

Vincent J. Bellis Papers (#799), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Vincent J. Bellis Papers (#799), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Dr. Vincent J. Bellis
  • Gift of Dr. Vincent J. Bellis

Processing Information

  • Processed by Frances D. Hayden, May 9, 2002

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services

  • Processed by Frances D. Hayden, May 9, 2002

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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

Professor Vincent J. Bellis, an aquatic biologist, was born in Penn Yan, New York. He earned both his BS and MS from North Carolina State University and his PhD from the University of Western Ontario. Bellis was an associate professor of Biology at East Carolina University from 1966 to 1998. He also served as Professor Emeritus at ECU from 1989 until 1998.

Professor Vincent J. Bellis, an aquatic biologist, was born in Penn Yan, New York. He earned both his BS and MS from North Carolina State University and his PhD from the University of Western Ontario. Bellis was an associate professor of Biology at East Carolina University from 1966 to 1998. He also served as Professor Emeritus at ECU from 1989 until 1998.

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

The collection contains correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings, programs, books, booklets, pamphlets, brochures, photographs, maps, diagrams and other miscellaneous materials regarding environmental studies, particularly those related to the stream channelization at Chicod Creek, NC. Organizations documented include North Carolina Academy of Science, Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. (NRDC), Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources (ICMR) at East Carolina University, Water Resources Research Institute of UNC, Pitt (County) Soil and Water Conservation, North Carolina Entomological Society and North Carolina Chemical Society.

The collection contains correspondence, affidavits, reports, notes, conference proceedings, programs, books, booklets, pamphlets, brochures, photographs, maps, diagrams and other miscellaneous materials regarding environmental studies, particularly those related to the stream channelization at Chicod Creek, NC. Organizations documented include North Carolina Academy of Science, Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. (NRDC), Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources (ICMR) at East Carolina University, Water Resources Research Institute of UNC, Pitt (County) Soil and Water Conservation, North Carolina Entomological Society and North Carolina Chemical Society.

Card Catalog Entries Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Reading Room's card catalog. This system is no longer maintained, but it is left in place to help on-site researchers locate particular topics in the collection.

Autograph Entries :

  • Jones, Walter B.

Geographic Entries :

  • Ahoskie Creek
  • Assateague Island, Virginia
  • Caw Caw Swamp
  • Chicod Creek
  • Chowan River
  • Conetoe Creek
  • Creeping Swamp
  • Cumberland Island
  • Currituck, Outer Banks, North Carolina
  • Cutawhiskie Creek
  • Fire Island, New York
  • Fort Moultrie, South Carolina
  • Fort Sumter, South Carolina
  • Georgia
  • Luxapalila River
  • Nags Head Woods
  • North Carolina
  • Pamlico Sound
  • South Carolina
  • Tanters Creek
  • Tar-Pamlico Estuary
  • Virginia

Subject Entries :

  • Boating Safety
  • Coastal Resources Center
  • Coastal Studies
  • Environmental Issues
  • Hurricanes
  • Hydrology
  • Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources
  • Kudzu
  • Marine Science
  • Maritime Forests
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.
  • North Carolina Entomological Society
  • North Carolina Chemical Society
  • North Carolina Academy of Science
  • Oceanography
  • Pitt Soil and Water Conservation District Newsletter
  • Sierra Club
  • Soil Conservation Service
  • Sport Fishing Institute
  • Stream Channelization
  • Water Pollution
  • Water Resources Research Institute of UNC Newsletter
  • Watersheds
  • Wetlands

Date Entries :

  • 1968-1981
  • 1984
  • 1989-1990
  • 1993
  • 1996

Container List Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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Series 1:
Stream Channelization and Chicod Creek
Series 2:
Environmental Impact
Series 3:
Institute for Coastal and Marine Resources
Series 4:
Maritime Vegetation.

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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