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Dr. Keats Sparrow Collection, 1926-2009

(Manuscript Collection #854)

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

Title: Dr. Keats Sparrow Collection
Creator: Sparrow, W. Keats (Wendall Keats), 1942-
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Camp Leach, Pamlico River, photographs and documents (1953, 1984, 2001-2002) and a clipping pertaining to Camp Oceanside, Topsail Island, both summer camps operated by the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina, ca. 1930s-1980s.
Extent: 14.0 Cubic feet, 1779 items .

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

Accessions Information

April 16, 2002 (unprocessed), 13 items, 0.004 cubic feet; Camp Leach, Pamlico River, original photographs and documents (1953, 1984, 2001-2002) and a clipping pertaining to Camp Oceanside, Topsail Island, both summer camps operated by the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina, ca. 1930s-1980s. Donor: Dr. Keats Sparrow.

June 9, 2003 (unprocessed addition 1), 1 item; Clipping (1984) concerning Camp Leach alumna Jane Ferree, entitled "Stylish pieces display this jewelers mettle" by Beverly Mills, staff writer, Raleigh (NC) News & Observer (1/4/1984), People: Lifestyles / Personalities / Activities Section, p. 11A. Donor: Sparrow, Keats (Dr.)

September 16, 2003 (unprocessed addition 2), 16 items; Collection (November 2001) of printed materials relating to membership in the Hakluyt Society, London, England, including special offers and quality facsimilies order form, list of upcoming lectures, membership renewal subscription, The Hakluyt Society Newsletter, and Publications in Print and in Preparation, 2001-2002, and How to apply to join The Hakluyt Society pamphlet. Donor: Sparrow, Keats (Dr.)

September 7, 2005, (unprocessed addition 3), 51 items, 0.45 cubic feet; Papers (1926, 1937, 1974, 1986-1987, 1992-1993, 1995, 2005, n.d.) including correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, photographic prints, printed forms, published works and a videotape cassette relating to the donor?s career and retirement as Dean of the Thomas Harriot School of Arts and Sciences at East Carolina University, family vacations, and his family history. See preliminary inventory. Donor: W. Keats Sparrow.

February 8, 2006, (unprocessed addition 4), 18 items, 0.04 cubic feet; Collection (1996-1998) of printed materials relating to meetings of the Hakluyt Society, London, England, including annual report, list of members, presidential address, and leaflets, brochures, programs, ephemera, etc., 1996; annual talk, entitled ?The Navigation of the Frobisher Voyages,? by James McDermott and List of Publications in Print, 1997; and Details of Membership in the Hakluyt Society & List of Publications in Print, 1998. Donor: W. Keats Sparrow.

April 24, 2006, (unprocessed addition 5), 68 items, 9.0 cubic feet; Collection (1700-2002, n.d.) of manuscript and printed materials relating to English pastoral poet A. E. Housman, the Housman Society; English, Chinese and American poetry; and American history, literature and genealogy, including correspondence, notes, periodicals, pamphlets, books, and ephemera, etc. See preliminary inventory. Donor: W. Keats Sparrow.

July 7, 2006, (unprocessed addition 6), 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; The Housman Society Newsletter (February 2006) No. 23. Donor: W. Keats Sparrow.

January 3, 2007, (unprocessed addition 7), 646 items, 2.0 cubic feet; Papers (1958-2005, n.d. [Bulk: 1975-2005) including correspondence, clippings, speeches, printed materials, plaques and certificates, computer diskettes, etc. relating to the East Carolina University English Department and College of Arts and Sciences and his professional and intellectual interests. See preliminary inventory. Donor: W. Keats Sparrow.

March 30, 2009, (unprocessed addition 8), 492 items, 1.25 cubic feet; Papers (1941-1979, undated) including correspondence, clippings, photographs, speeches, printed materials, certificates, etc. relating his childhood and early education in Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina; his undergraduate and graduate education at East Carolina College, Greenville, N.C.; his teaching fellowship and doctoral education at the University of Kentucky, in Louisville, Kentucky; his appointment to the faculty at East Carolina University?s English Department; & his professional and intellectual interests. See preliminary inventory. Donor: W. Keats Sparrow.

July 14, 2009, (unprocessed addition 9), 245 items, 1.00 cubic feet; Papers (1979-1984) including correspondence, clippings, photographs, speeches, writings, printed materials, etc. relating to the donor?s position as associate professor in the English Department at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, including his professional & intellectual interests. See preliminary inventory. RESTRICTION: Access or use of the collection by researchers prior to 1/1/2025 is prohibited except for the donor & the following persons: Elizabeth Harris Sparrow (donor's wife), Elizabeth Nicole Sparrow McDuffy (donor's daughter), Ashley Elizabeth Furr (donor's granddaughter), & John Dalton Sparrow, Jr. (donor's nephew). Donor: W. Keats Sparrow.

April 21, 2010, (unprocessed addition 10), 228 items, 0.45 cubic feet; Papers (1927-2009) including correspondence, clippings, photographs, speeches, writings, printed materials, etc. relating to the donor?s position as associate professor in the English Department at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, including his professional & intellectual interests. See preliminary inventory. RESTRICTION: Access or use of the collection by researchers prior to 1/1/2025 is prohibited except for the donor & the following persons: Elizabeth Harris Sparrow (donor's wife), Elizabeth Nicole Sparrow McDuffy (donor's daughter), Ashley Elizabeth Furr (donor's granddaughter), & John Dalton Sparrow, Jr. (donor's nephew). Donor: Elizabeth Harris Sparrow.

Access Restrictions

RESTRICTION: Access or use of additions 9 and 10 of the collection prior to 1/1/2025 is prohibited except for the donor & the following persons: Elizabeth Harris Sparrow (donor's wife), Elizabeth Nicole Sparrow McDuffy (donor's daughter), Ashley Elizabeth Furr (donor's granddaughter), & John Dalton Sparrow, Jr. (donor's nephew). 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

Dr. Keats Sparrow Collection (#854), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of W. Keats Sparrow
  • Gift of Elizabeth Harris Sparrow

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.

  • Box 1#0854.1
    • Folder d#0854.1.d
      East Carolina Univeristy The Chancellor's Synergy Awards (4/12/2005) Certificate of Appreciation Awarded to Keats Sparrow. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder e#0854.1.e
      Retirement clippings & Letters of appreciation (May 2005) 6 itrems. 8 p.
    • Folder f#0854.1.f
      Bermuda Maritime Museum. Columbus Quincentennial Celebrations file (1992-1993) 9 items. 29 p.
    • Folder g#0854.1.g
      Theater Pamphlets, brochures, clippings, etc. London, UK (July 1987) 8 items. 53 p.
    • Folder h#0854.1.h
      Page Proofs. The Practical Craft: Readings for Business and Technical Writers, by W. Keats Sparrow & Donald H. Cunningham, Boston, MA: Houfflin Mifflin Co., c1974. 1 vol. 153 p.
    • Folder i#0854.1.i
      BBB Cruise to Cozumel, Cancun, Key West (4/17 - 4/21/1995) 13 items. 100 p.
    • Folder j#0854.1.j
      Carnival Cruise to Bahamas (3/9 - 3/13/1987) 4 items. 511 p.
    • Folder k#0854.1.k
      Down the Dirt Road, Poems by Diane H. Roberts, Larinburg, NC: The St. Andrews Press, c1986). With Photograph of author & review clipping. 1 vol. 26 p. Note: Inscribed to Dr Sparrow with a request to review the publication.
    • Folder l#0854.1.l
      WUNC-TV's feature on ECU's North Carolina Studies Program, founded by Harriot College Dean Keats Sparrow (n.d.) VHS Videocassette. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder os1a#0854.1.os1a
      F. B. Sparrow & Naomi Rider, of Kinston, NC Marriage Certificate (5/1/1937), Kinston, NC. 1 item 1 p.
    • Folder os1b#0854.1.os1b
      Tessie Lee Rouse Kinston Public Schools High School Diploma (5/28/1926) 1 item. 1 p.
  • Box 3#0854.3
    • Folder a#0854.3.a
      Ghost Ship of Diamond Shoals: The Mystery of the Carroll A. Deering Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press Uncorrected Page Proof. Date: October 14, 2002 Signature: Bland Simpson Copyright Date: May 17, 2002
    • Folder b#0854.3.b
      The Town Clock Burning Publisher: Published through the Generosity of the Fortner Fund Date: 1985 Signature: Charles Fort Copyright Date: Copyright by Charles Fort 1985
    • Folder c#0854.3.c
      From Theory to Achievement in the Poetry of Housman, A. E. Date: 1973 Publisher: Graduate School University of Kentucky, 1973 Signature: None Copyright: 1973 by Wendall Keats Sparrow
  • Box 4#0854.4
    • Folder a#0854.4.a
      A Comparison of the Poetry of A. E. Housman and His Lecture The Name and Nature of Poetry. Thesis English 1965 Publisher: Faculty of the Department of English, East Carolina College Signature: Meredith N. Posey Copyright: 1965 Keats Sparrow
    • Folder b#0854.4.b
      Shi chuan daguam Vols. 9 & 10 [Complete commentaries on the book of poetry (Chinese language)] Publisher: Unknown Signature: Keats Sparrow from Library of Ovid Pierce. 18th Century Chinese wood block book, volume 9 of a series of classical Chinese poems.
    • Folder c#0854.4.c
      The Parallelogram, The Amphisbaena, The Crocodile Publisher: Los Angeles, California, 1941
    • Folder d#0854.4.d
      Mark Twain Quarterly Publisher: The International Mark Twain Society Signature: Housman, A. E.
    • Folder e#0854.4.e
      Carolina and the Southern Cross v. 1, n. 7 (September 1913) Publisher: Pamlico Chapter, North Carolina United Daughters of the Confederacy, Kinston, NC. Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 1913 by Mrs. L.V. Archbell Note: Photocopy
    • Folder f#0854.4.f
      Carolina and the Southern Cross v. 2, n. 2 (May 1914) Publisher: North Carolina United Daughters of the Confederacy, Kinston, NC. Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 1914 by Mrs. L.V. Archbell
    • Folder g#0854.4.g
      Carolina and the Southern Cross v. 2, n. 4 (July 1914) Publisher: North Carolina United Daughters of the Confederacy, Kinston, NC. Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 1914 by Mrs. L.V. Archbell
  • Box 6#0854.6
    • Folder a#0854.6.a
      Collection of manuscript & printed materials related to A. E. Housman. Additions dated 8/17/2005
    • Folder b#0854.6.b
      Great Blue: New and Selected Poems. Publisher: University of Illinois Press Signature: Brendan Galvin, 10/28/2002. Copyright Date: 1990. Paperback.
    • Folder c#0854.6.c
      The Man Without A Country. Publisher: Little, Brown, & Company. Companion Edition. Date: 1917 Signature: No Signature Copyright Date: 1905 Paperback.
    • Folder d#0854.6.d
      Clasping Hands With Generations Past. Publisher: Wiesen-Hart Press Date: August, 1932 Signature: No Signature Copyright by Emma Rouse Lloyd. Date: 1932
    • Folder e#0854.6.e
      A Shropshire Lad Publisher: The Society of Bookbinders on the occasion of its Jubilee Year Conference Date: 1999 Signature: None. Copyright Date: n.d. Note: Copy #77 of 300.
  • Box 7#0854.7
    • Folder a#0854.7.a
      Housman Society Journal Vol. 14, 1988; Vol. 13, 1987; Vol. 12, 1986; Vol. 11, 1985; Vol. 10, 1984; Vol. 9, 1983; Vol. 8, 1982; Vol. 7, 1981; Vol. 6, 1980; Vol. 5, 1979; Vol. 4, 1978; Vol. 3, 1977; Vol. 2, 1975; Vol. l, 1974. 13 vols.
  • Box 8#0854.8
    • Folder a#0854.8.a
      Housman Society Journal Vol. 29, 2003; Vol. 30, 2004; 30th Anniversary Anthology, 2003; Vol. 28, 2002; Vol. 26, 2000; Vol. 25, 1999; Vol. 24, 1998; Vol. 23, 1997; Vol. 22, 1996; Vol. 20, 199; Vol. l9 1993; Vol. 18, 1992; Vol. 17, 1991; Vol. 16, 1990. 14 vols.
  • Box 9#0854.9
    • Folder 2#0854.9.2
      Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh. Publisher: Chicago and New York, Belford, Clarke & Company Date: December 25, 1885. Signature: N/A Copyright Date: June 30th 1838
    • Folder 3#0854.9.3
      Great Expectations Publisher: A. L. Burt Company Date: No Date Signature: Sara M. Cain Copyright Date: No Date
    • Folder 4#0854.9.4
      The History of Tom Jones Publisher: London: John Lane the Bodley Head, New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. Date: 1930 Signature: No signature Copyright Date: No Date
    • Folder 5#0854.9.5
      The Cloister and the Hearth Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, Inc. Date: 1922, USA Signature: Margaret Barr Myers Copyright Date: January 26, 1930
    • Folder 6#0854.9.6
      The Works of Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist ; Great Expectations ; A Tale of Two Cities. Complete and Unabridged. Illustrated by Ian Beck. Publisher: Octopus Books, Lt., 1981 Date: 1984 Third Impression Signature: No signature Copyright Date: 1981 Introduction, arrangement, and illustrations
    • Folder 8#0854.9.8
      The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling Illustrations by T. M. Cleland. Introduction by Louis Kronenberger. Publisher: The Heritage Press, New York, n.d. Copyright Date: 1052 Signature: No signature Copyright: The George Macy Companies, Inc, 1952
    • Folder 9#0854.9.9
      Christmas in Maine: A Story Publisher: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., Garden City, NY. First published in the American Girl under the title Christmas in Paradise. 1st edition. Date: 1941 in New York Signature: No signature Copyright: 1935, 1941 by Robert P. Tristram Coffin
    • Folder 10#0854.9.10
      The Demon and Other Poems. Translated from the Russian by Eugene M. Kayden. Introduction by Sir Maurice Bowra. Publisher: The Antioch Press, Yellow Spring Ohio Date: 1965 Signature: Walter Blackstock, 5/22/1965 Copyright: 1965 by Eugene M. Kayden
    • Folder 12#0854.9.12
      Folk Art of Spain and the Americas: El Alma del Pueblo Publisher: Published on the occasion of the El Alma del Pueblo Date: 1998 Signature: Marion Ottinger Copyright: 1997 San Antonio Museum of Art
    • Folder 14#0854.9.14
      Wampanoag Traveler Date: 1989 Publisher: Louisiana State University Press, 1989 Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 1989 by Brendan Galvin
    • Folder 17#0854.9.17
      A Shropshire Lad Edmund W. Brown, Ed. Introduction by William Stanley Braithwaite. Illustrations by J. Randolph Brown. Publisher: International Pocket Library, Boston, MA Copyright Date: 1919 by the Four Seas Company. 4th printing. Signature: None Paperback.
    • Folder 18#0854.9.18
      A Shropshire Lad Illustrations by Elinore Blaisdell. Publisher: In the United States of America by J. Little & Ives Company, New York. Deluxe Editions. Signature: None Copyright: 1932 by Illustrated Editions, Inc.
    • Folder 19.1#0854.9.19.1
      More Poems: Forty-eight lyrics. . . . Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY. Borzoi Books. Signature: Julia Caroline Hicks, Christmas 1936. Copyright: Copyright 1936 by Barclays Bank Ltd.
    • Folder 19.2#0854.9.19.2
      More Poems: Forty-eight lyrics. . . . Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY. Borzoi Books. Signature: Howard Lee Davis, November, 1936. Copyright: Copyright 1936 by Barclays Bank Ltd.
    • Folder 19.3#0854.9.19.3
      More Poems: Forty-eight lyrics. . . . Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY. Borzoi Books. Signature: George Norris, 1983. Copyright: Copyright 1936 by Barclays Bank Ltd.
    • Folder 20#0854.9.20
      More Poems Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London. Signature: None Copyright: 1936 by Jonathan Cape
    • Folder 21#0854.9.21
      Literary Luxuries: American Writing at the End of the Millennium. Publisher: Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Signature: David Bellarny Copyright: 1995 by Joe David Bellamy
    • Folder 23#0854.9.23
      The Poetical Works of George Herbert and Reginald Heber, with Memoirs With Eight Engravings on Steel Publisher: Gall & Inglis, London & Edinburgh. Signature: Keats Sparrow & Brother from Sis, Christmas 1874. Copyright: n.d.
    • Folder 25#0854.9.25
      20,000 Leagues Under the Sea; or The Marvellous and Exciting Adventures of Pierre Aronnax, Conseil His Servant, and Ned Land, A Canadian Harpooner. Translated from the French. Publisher: Porter & Coates, Philadelphia, PA. Alta Edition. Signature: William Starr Myers, Christmas 1888 Copyright: n.d.
    • Folder 26#0854.9.26
      A House-Boat on the Styx Publisher: Harpers & Brothers Publishers 1900 Signature: J. H. McLean Copyright: 1895, 1899, by Harper & Brothers
  • Box 10#0854.10
    • Folder 27#0854.10.27
      The Pursuit of the House Boat Illustrated by Peter Newell. Publisher: New York Harper & Brothers Publishers 1897 Signature: None Copyright: 1897, by Harper & Brothers
    • Folder 28.1#0854.10.28.1
      Diary and Correspondence, v. 1 Publisher: London George Bell & Sons, 1906 Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 1906 John Evelyn
    • Folder 28.2#0854.10.28.2
      Diary and Correspondence, v. 2 Publisher: London George Bell & Sons, 1907 Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 1906 John Evelyn
    • Folder 28.3#0854.10.28.3
      Diary and Correspondence, v. 3 Publisher: London George Bell & Sons, 1908 Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 1906 John Evelyn
    • Folder 29#0854.10.29
      The Scottish Chiefs Illustrated by F. O. C. Darley. Publisher: Porter & Coates, Philadelphia, PA, [1831]. Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: Porter & Coates
    • Folder 31#0854.10.31
      Diary and Correspondence, v. 4 Publisher: Edited from the Original Mss. At Wotton Signature: None Date: 1908 Copyright: 1906 John Evelyn, F.R.S
    • Folder 32#0854.10.32
      A Shropshire Lad: Poems by A. E. Housman. Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press Signature: None Copyright: 1951 by the Heritage Press. Boxed.
    • Folder 33#0854.10.33
      A Shropshire Lad: A Great English Poetic Work. Publisher: The Avon Library Edition 6th printing. Signature: None Copyright: 1966 by Avon Book Division. Paperback
    • Folder 34#0854.10.34
      Bertie at Gettysburg and Other Poems. Signature: J. Tyler, August 1983 Date: n.d. Copyright: n.d.
    • Folder 35#0854.10.35
      Memorable Memoirs: IT started Over 50 Years Ago at Tuskegee Army Flying School, Tuskegee, Ala. Publishers: Carlton Press, Inc. A Hearthstone Book, New York, NY. Signature: George Watson Sr. Copyright: 1995 by George Watson Sr.
    • Folder 36#0854.10.36
      Ola Court Suburb: or Memorials of Kensington: Regal, Critical, & Anecdotal., Vol. I. Edited by Austin Dobson. Publisher: London: Freemantle and Company Signature: Donald Newcomer Silkin, Kenneth Newcomer Silkin, n.d.; William Starr Myers, Christmas 1902. Copyright: 1902 F.B. Lippincott Company
    • Folder 39#0854.10.39
      Barbed Wire: Poetry and Photographs of the West. Photography: L. Douglas Hill. Publisher: Brigham Young University Press, Provo Signature: John S. Harris Copyright: 1974 by Brigham Young University Press.
    • Folder 40#0854.10.40
      Vision Quest Publisher: First published in 1979 by the Viking Press Signature: Terry Davis, 10/27/1979 Copyright: Terry Davis, 1979
    • Folder 41#0854.10.41
      A Tramp Abroad Publisher: American Publishing Company Hartford Connecticut Signature: None Copyright: n.d. Note: Title page missing.
    • Folder 43#0854.10.43
      Ola Court Suburb: or Memorials of Kensington: Regal, Critical, & Anecdotal., Vol. II. Edited by Austin Dobson. Publisher: London: Freemantle and Company Date: 1902. Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 1902
    • Folder 44#0854.10.44
      A Shropshire Lad Illustrations by Elinore Blaisdell. Publisher: Buccaneer Books Signature: None Copyright: 1983 by Buccaneer Books, Inc.
  • Box 11#0854.11
    • Folder 46#0854.11.46
      A Shropshire Lad Etchings by Piers Browne. With a foreword by Kingsley Amis. Publisher: Ashford Press Publishing, Shedfield, Hampshire, 1988. Copyright: Ashford Press Publishing 1986 Signature: Keats Sparrow . Boxed.
    • Folder 47#0854.11.47
      A Shropshire Lad. Stanley Appelbaum, ed. Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc., New York, Dover Thrift Editions. Date: 1990 Signature: None Copyright Date: n.d. Paperback.
    • Folder 50#0854.11.50
      A Shropshire Lad Wood Engravings: Agnes Miller Parker with an Introduction by Ian Rogerson. Publisher: Silent Books, Ltd. Signature: None Copyright: The edition copyright Silent Books Ltd. 1995. Reprinted 1996.
    • Folder 52#0854.11.52
      A Shropshire Lad Wood Engravings: Agnes Miller Parker. Publisher: Trafalgar Square Publishing, Pomfret, VT, 1996 Signature: None Copyright: The edition copyright Silent Books Ltd. 1995. Reprinted 1996.
    • Folder 59#0854.11.59
      Visions in the Brainmire [Poetry] Publisher: Adam Schonbrun. Limited edition. Copy #6 of 400. Signature: Adam Schonbrun, 2/1993 Copyright Date: 1993 Paperback.
    • Folder 60#0854.11.60
      Women in Kentucky Publisher: University Press of Kentucky Date: 1980 Signature: Helen Deiss Irvin, 1/7/1980. Copyright Date: 1979
    • Folder 61#0854.11.61
      Husbands, Lovers, and Other Perishables. Publisher: Spartina Press (An Omni-Book), Hicksville, NY Date: 1978 Signature: Chick, 4/16/1978. Copyright Date: 1978
  • Box 12#0854.12
    • Folder 16#0854.12.16
      A Shropshire Lad Publisher: Thomas B. Moser, 1906 Signature: Mary O'Sullivan, October 1911 Copyright Date: 1906
    • Folder 24#0854.12.24
      Uncle Tom Cabin Bibliography of the work by George Bullen Publisher: The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1882 Signature: None Copyright: 1851 and 1878 by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Box 13#0854.13
    • Folder 11#0854.13.11
      Social Life in Old Virginia before the War Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY. Date: 1897 Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 1897, by Charles Scribner's Sons.
    • Folder 13#0854.13.13
      Ellie's Book, Being a Journal Kept by Ellie M. Andrews from January 1862 through May 1865. Transcribed & edited by Ann Campbell MacBryde. Publisher: Briarpatch Press, Davidson, NC. Limited edition in special boards, 1984 Signature: Brandon Galvin Copyright: 1984 by Ann Campbell MacBryde
    • Folder 30#0854.13.30
      Preserving The Constitution: The Autobiography of Senator Sam J. Ervin, Jr. Publisher: The Michie Company, Law Publishers, Charlottesville, VA, 1984 Copyright Date: 1984, Sam J. Ervin, Jr. Signature: Sam Ervin, 10/26/1984
    • Folder 37#0854.13.37
      The History of the First North Carolina Reunion at Greensboro, N.C. Publisher: Compiled and Edited by George S. Bradshaw Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 1903 Greensboro
  • Box 14#0854.14
    • Folder 38#0854.14.38
      Chapel Hill Publisher: Barclay Publishers, Inc. Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: September 12, 1988, Jim Vickers
    • Folder 42#0854.14.42
      The Tuskegee Airmen Adolph Caso, ed. Publisher: Brandon Publishing Co., Boston, MA 4th rev. ed. Paperback. Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 1902
  • Box 15#0854.15
    • Folder 45#0854.15.45
      The papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright (Volume 1 and 2) Publisher: Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Signature: Keats Sparrow Copyright: 2001, 1953 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Boxed.
  • Box 16#0854.16
    • Folder 62#0854.16.62
      Thad Stem's First Reader. Foreword by Jonathan Daniels. Publisher: Moore Publishing Company, Durham, NC. Date: September 20, 1976 Signature: Thad Stem, Jr., 9/20/1976; Keats Sparrow, 1976. Copyright Date: 1976
  • Box 17#0854.17
    • Folder b#0854.17.b
      East Carolina Univeristy print (May 2003) presented to W. Keats Sparrow by ECU provost William Swart, Academic Affairs retreat, Rock Springs Center, Greenville, NC; engraved brass plate. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder c#0854.17.c
      Global Transpark certificate (May 2003) presented to Dr. Keats Sparrow for his help to the Global Transpart Development Commission. Broadside & matte. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder d#0854.17.d
      Miscellaneous items (1977-2005, n.d.) for the East Carolina Manuscript Collection, including manuscripts, clippings, photographic prints, printed materials, printed forms, etc. 75 items. 250 p.
    • Folder e#0854.17.e
      Placque (1992) presented to Dr. Keats Sparrow in recognition of his outstanding service as a Sheppard Memorial Library trustee from 1986-1992. Engraved plastic; gold letters; wood base. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder f#0854.17.f
      North Carolina Literary and Historical Association correspondence (1987-1991) 50 items. 85 p.
  • Box 18#0854.18
    • Folder a#0854.18.a
      College English Association North Carolina - Virginia Chapter (1977-1982) including correspondence, newsletters, etc. 35 items. 70 p.
    • Folder b#0854.18.b
      College English Association North Carolina - Virginia Chapter (1982-1987) including correspondence, newsletters, etc. 50 items. 75 p.
    • Folder c#0854.18.c
      Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina Project Committee file (1994-1995) including correspondence & printed materials, etc. 25 items. 40 p.
    • Folder d#0854.18.d
      Ovid Pierce file (1958-1992) including biographical information, correspondence, computer diskette, etc. 65 items. 100 p. Note: 5.25" floppy diskette.
  • Box 20#0854.20
    • Folder a#0854.20.a
      Pitt County Historical Society 75th Anniversary Steering Committee (2000-2002) 45 items. 90 p.
    • Folder b#0854.20.b
      Pitt County Historical Society files (1983-1987, n.d.) 25 items. 50 p.
    • Folder c#0854.20.c
      Committee to Save History in North Carolina Public Schools (2001) including correspondence, clippings, etc. 50 items. 100 p.
    • Folder d#0854.20.d
      Wooten, Frank M., Jr. Memorial file (1992) 2 items. 7 p.
    • Folder e#0854.20.e
      • Journal: North Carolina - Virginia College English Association, Radford, VA v. 3, n. 1 (Fall 1990) 1 item. 17 p.  (item #1)
      • Flintlock & Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution v. 14, n. 2 (Fall 1996) 1 item. 16 p.  (item #2)
      • The Gazette Containing the Freshest Advices General Society of Colonial Wars v. 33, n. 4(Fall 1997) 1 item. 4 p.  (item #3)
      • Flintlock & Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution v. 16, n. 1 (Spring 1998) 1 item. 16 p.  (item #4)
      • Flintlock & Powderhorn: Magazine of the Sons of the Revolution v. 16, n. 2 (Fall 1998) 1 item. 16 p.  (item #5)
      • Cincinnati Fourteen Triennial Issue Journal of the Society of the Cincinnati, (Spring 2004) v. 40, n. 2. Periodical. 1 item. 68 p.  (item #6)
  • Box 21#0854.21
    (Restricted contents)
    • Folder a#0854.21.a
      Childhood (1941-1960, undated), including baby book, clippings, photographic prints, Kinston, N.C. public school report cards, certificates & diplomas. ca. 75 items. ca. 125 p.
    • Folder b#0854.21.b
      East Carolina College (1960-1964, undated), including book recording his stay at Lenoir Memorial Hospital after an automobile accident, clippings, photographs, ephemera, St, Paul's Episcopal Church Canterbury, Greenville, N.C. membership, his membership in Eta Beta Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity, & Barry Goldwater's visit to Kinston, N.C. in 1964. ca. 25 items. ca. 50 p.
    • Folder c#0854.21.c
      East Carolina College (1964) materials relating to his admission to the Masters of Arts program. Printed forms. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder d#0854.21.d
      East Carolina College (1965-1966) 9 month appointment as instructor in the English Department, including clippings, correspondence with Walter Blackstock, Leo W. Jenkins, & retired E.C.C. teacher Louise Green. 10 items. ca. 25 p.
    • Folder e#0854.21.e
      University of Kentucky teaching fellowship & doctoral program (1966-1973) including clippings, ephemera, photographs, printed forms & correspondence with Walter Blackstock, Kentucky Colonels, University of Kentucky, East Carolina College, etc. ca. 75 items. ca. 175 p.
    • Folder f#0854.21.f
      University of Kentucky teaching fellowship & doctoral program (1966-1973) including published works, etc. ca. 12 items. ca. 50 p.
  • Box 22#0854.22
    (Restricted contents)
    • Folder a#0854.22.a
      East Carolina University faculty appointment in English Department (1973-1974) including correspondence, clippings, speeches, etc. ca. 25 items. ca. 50 p.
    • Folder b#0854.22.b
      East Carolina University faculty appointment in English Department (1974-1975) including correspondence, clippings, speeches, etc. ca. 25 items. ca. 50 p.
    • Folder c#0854.22.c
      East Carolina University faculty appointment in English Department (1975-1976) including correspondence, clippings, speeches, etc. ca. 25 items. ca. 50 p.
    • Folder d#0854.22.d
      East Carolina University faculty appointment in English Department (1976-1977) including correspondence, clippings, speeches, etc. ca. 25 items. ca. 50 p.
    • Folder e#0854.22.e
      Miscellaneous correspondence (1976) ca. 150 items. ca. 250 p.
  • Box 23#0854.23
    (Restricted contents)
    • Folder a#0854.23.a
      East Carolina University faculty appointment in English Department (1977-1978) including correspondence, committee reports, clippings, programs, New East Magazine editorship, & Tar Heel Magazine, speeches, etc. ca. 25 items. ca. 50 p.
    • Folder b#0854.23.b
      East Carolina University faculty appointment in English Department (1978-1979) including correspondence, clippings, committee reports, speeches, & published work: The Practical Craft: Readings for Business and Technical Writers by W. Keats Sparrow & Donald H. Cunningham (c) 1978 & Instruction Manual, with reviews. 18 items. ca. 400 p.
    • Folder c#0854.23.c
      East Carolina University English Department faculty file (1979-1980) including correspondence, committee reports, clippings, photocopies, programs, New East Magazine editorship, & Tar Heel Magazine, speeches, etc. 33 items. 143 p.
    • Folder d#0854.23.d
      East Carolina University English Department faculty file (1980-1981) including correspondence, clippings, committee reports, speeches, & published works: The Victorians Institute Journal, Edited by W. Keats Sparrow, Vol. 9, 1980-81, © 1980 & Duke Football Magazine: Duke vs. East Carolina, 9/6/1980, with article by Jean Hall & Keats Sparrow. 53 items. 195 p.
  • Box 24#0854.24
    (Restricted contents)
    • Folder a#0854.24.a
      East Carolina University English Department faculty file (1981-1982) including correspondence, clippings, committee reports, speeches, & published works: The Victorians Institute Journal, Edited by W. Keats Sparrow, Vol. 10, 1980-81 (2 copies © 1980). ca 53 items. ca 250 p.
    • Folder b#0854.24.b
      East Carolina University English Department faculty file (1982-1983) including correspondence, clippings, committee reports, speeches, & published works: Technical and Business Communication in Two-Year Programs, Editors: W. Keats Sparrow and Nell Ann Pickett ©1983, National Council of Teachers of English. ISBN 0 8141-5298-8. ca 53 items. ca 295 p.
    • Folder c#0854.24.c
      East Carolina University English Department faculty file (1983-1984) including correspondence, clippings, committee reports, speeches, & published works: Technical and Business Communication in Two-Year Programs, Editors: W. Keats Sparrow and Nell Ann Pickett ©1983, National Council of Teachers of English. ISBN 0 8141-5298-8 & The Journal of Cooperative Education, Winter 1983, Vol. 19, No. 2, including article by W. Keats Sparrow & Elizabeth H. Sparrow, "Beating Burnout: An Antidote for Students and Faculty, p. 90. ca 53 items. ca 395 p.

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