September 9, 2003, (unprocessed) 81 items, 0.9 cubic feet; Collection (1839-1991) of printed materials, including broadsides, pamphlets, periodicals, advertising materials, programs, books, leaflets, etc. relating to the biography and history of North Carolina and the South, arranged according to subject matter and drawn from various manuscript collections. See preliminary inventory attached.
November 11, 2003, (unprocessed addition 1) 2 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Photographic negatives (undated) of two scenes with two adjacent stone buildings on a tree-lined urban street, possibly in Kinston, North Carolina. Black & white. 2 copies of each negative. 12" x 10". Donor: Anonymous
June 15, 2005, (unprocessed addition 2) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Broadside (1853) The Key to the Mysteries of Mormonism. Color print. 18" x 12" New York, NY: I Van Deusen and Maria his Wife, 1853. Note: Filed oversized. Print illustrates doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church). Signed "Thomas Spring [?]" verso. Transferred from Laupus Library, ECU, by Ruth Moskop, Greenville, NC.
August 11, 2006, (unprocessed addition 3) 2 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Collection (1920-1939, 1958-1975) of genealogical records from the Tyndall and Daniel families bibles. Donor: Donald C. McLane, III
August 11, 2006, (unprocessed addition 4) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; License No. 1434 (9/20/1949) from the City of Greenville, North Carolina for the firm to operate a warehouse for Star No. 1 & No. 2 ($100.00) and Gold Leaf ($50.00) tobacco, located on 9th Street, for the year ending 6/30/1950; signed by H. H. Duncan, tax collector. Printed form. Donor: John D. Carter
December 7, 2006, (unprocessed addition 5) 1 item, 0.01 cubic feet; Ledger (1783) of an unidentified English mercantile firm recording credits and debits relating to cargoes of broadcloth, fustians, flax, Indian chintz, linen, sugar, sundries, etc. and expenses of voyages of the ships CHARLOTTE, COBHAM, ELIZABETH, FANNY, ISABELLA, RACHEL, SARAH, TAY VERNON, etc. to America, Boston, Hamburg, Jamaica, Leith, Lisbon, Madeira, Perth, & Rotterdam, etc.; also expenses for outfitting, warehouse duties & insurance, etc. Donor: Neill A. Lindsay, III
July 24, 2015, (unprocessed addition 6) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Program (1927?) for the movie "The Jazz Singer" being shown at the Colonial Theatre in Harrisburg (Pennsylvania?). Donor: Deede Allen
July 24, 2015, (unprocessed addition 7) 1 item, 0.05 cubic feet; Included is a land grant to James Nunn from the State of North Carolina for a tract in Lenoir Co., North Carolina. The land grant was signed by Governor Thomas Bragg in 1856. Donor: Frank and Ann Taylor via Mike Taylor
July 24, 2015, (unprocessed addition 8) 1 item, 0.005 cubic feet; China Inland Mission Calendar (1939) created by the China Inland Mission which was founded in 1865 by the Rev. J. Hudson Taylor with the purpose of bringing the Christian Gospel teachings to the inhabitants of inland China. Purchased from Ian Brabner, Rare Americana, Wilmington, Delaware, with funds from the Elizabeth Price Crockford Missionary and Church History Endowment
January 11, 2016, (unprocessed addition 9) 5 items, 0.005 cubic feet; Included are an undated black and white photograph of the plane Enola Gay autographed by Paul Tibbets; a 1946 snapshot of B-17s at Kingman (Arizona) Army Air Force Field in the "Boneyard;" an undated (ca. 1990) color photograph of the USS Kitty Hawk autographed by Capt. D. L. Rainey, Jr., and an information sheet on the USS Kitty Hawk; and a Wright Brothers National Memorial (at Kitty Hawk, NC) postcard signed by Capt. D. L. Rainey, Jr., and by Edwards Park (author and WWII fighter pilot) on December 17, 1990. Donor: Joseph Hardman.
January 12, 2016, (unprocessed addition 10) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Undated postcard of St. Gabriel's Colored Mission in Greenville, North Carolina, when Rev. Fr. C. P. Maurice was pastor. Donor: Bryan Dale Sauter.
January 12, 2016, (unprocessed addition 11) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Included is a pamphlet titled Valuable Standard Works, on Medicine, Surgery, Midwifery, Chemistry, etc., printed in London, in February 1837, for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman of Paternoster Row. Donor: Victor T. Jones, Jr.
January 13, 2016, (unprocessed addition 12) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Addition includes a card containing a damaged photograph of Lillian Campbell against a background of Christmas decorations of holly leaves and berries. Campbell is identified as a teacher in 1912 at the Greenville Graded School in Greenville, North Carolina. Donor: William E. "Mickey" Elmore.
January 13, 2016, (unprocessed addition 13) 2 items, 0.005 cubic feet; This addition includes two documents related to Ginger Gooch’s missionary work in Limuru, Kenya, for the Uhuru Child nonprofit organization. The donor, Jill Gooch, is her mother. Donor: Jill Gooch.
January 13, 2016, (unprocessed addition 14) 11 items, 0.007 cubic feet; This addition includes 11 photographs taken by Barry Munson in 1999 of Glencoe Mill buildings in Burlington, North Carolina, before they were restored. Images are of the mill-house, the company store, and the superintendent’s house. Donor: Elmer B. "Barry" Munson.
February 13, 2019, (unprocessed addition 16) 1 item, 0.02 cubic feet;This ca. 1910 cabinet photograph is of the C. T. Munford store located at 402-404 South Evans Street in Greenville (Pitt County), North Carolina. Bought with state funds from Aaron Benneian.
April 5, 2019, (unprocessed addition 15) 1 item, 0.1 cubic feet; Included are pages 819-820 of the December 24, 1864, issue of Harper’s Weekly. The subject covered via hand-colored engravings is the Capture of Plymouth, North Carolina, on October 31, 1864. Gift of Richard A. Stephenson.
Transferred from Laupus Library, ECU, by Ruth Moskop, Greenville, NC
Gift of Donald C. McLane, III
Gift of John D. Carter
Gift of Neill A. Lindsay, III
Gift of Deede Allen
Gift of Frank and Ann Taylor
Purchased from Ian Brabner, Rare Americana
Gift of Joseph Hardman
Gift of Bryan Dale Sauter
Gift of Victor T. Jones, Jr.
Gift of William E. "Mickey" Elmore
Gift of Jill Gooch
Gift of Elmer B. "Barry" Munson
Purchased from Aaron Benneian
Gift of Richard A. Stephenson
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Vertical File Collection (#936), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Mark Custer, March 10, 2008