Papers (1861 - 2020, undated) documenting the archaeological excavations of the Confederate defensive fortifications, river obstructions and fish trap on the River Neuse below Kinston, NC, and the Confederate ironclad ram CSS NEUSE, relating to Capt. Joseph H. Price, commander of the NEUSE, and relating to Lenoir County, N.C., history in general including correspondence, notes, photographic prints and negatives (black and white), and publications.
December 3, 2020 (unprocessed addition 8), 4.5 cubic feet; This addition includes Rowland's recently completed (but not published) work entitled "CSS Neuse: The Ram and River Birth to Berth" which is a Documentary of CSS Neuse Recovery from Articles that Appeared in the Kinston Free Press October 28, 1961-March 10, 1965 with Addendum. Included with the work are typescripts of the newspaper clippings, photographs used with the clippings, negatives made by George Denmark, Jr. while working at the Free Press, additional photographs made by Rowland, additional archival material all found in 5 notebooks, 24 laminated pages (11" x 17"), 6 flash drives, 81 CDs and DVDs, and large rolled meticulous conceptual model drawings of the Reconstruction of the CSS Ram Neuse based on Rowland's measurements (updated in 2017) and drawings by William E. Geoghegan of the Smithsonian Institution in 1966. Donor: William H. Rowland.
Gift of William H. Rowland
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