North Carolina History Slide Collection

1946-1984; 1981-1984
Manuscript Collection #984
Creator(s)
Lennon, Donald R.
Physical description
0.25 Cubic Feet, 1 box, Photographic Slides
Preferred Citation
North Carolina History Slide Collection (#984), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

Collection (1946-1984 bulk: 1981-1984) of slides of historic buildings, sites, documents, and persons, compiled by East Carolina University faculty members Donald R. Lennon and Fred Ragan for use in their joint North Carolina History course (History 3100). Rec'd. 12/31/1984.


Biographical/historical information

Donald R. Lennon and Dr. Fred D. Ragan collected the slides for use in the North Carolina History course (HIST 3100) that they both taught at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. Ragan's tenure lasted from1965 through 1996, and Lennon taught from 1964 through 2001. During Lennon's tenure at ECU, he also set up and managed the East Carolina Manuscript Collection, now a core collection in the Special Collections department at ECU's Joyner Library.


Scope and arrangement

This collection consists of 504 slides related to North Carolina history. The slides consist of Revolutionary War and Civil War battlefield engravings, maps, people, landscapes and historic homes. Among the specific locations documented are Edenton, Davidson College and Alamance Battlefield. The images include both modern day photographs and older images. Dates reflect when the slides were produced, not necessarily the time period of the image.


Administrative information
Custodial History

January 7, 2004, 500 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Collection (1946-1984 [bulk 1981-1984]) of slides of historic buildings, sites, documents, and persons, compiled by East Carolina University faculty members Donald R. Lennon and Fred Ragan for use in their joint North Carolina History course (History 3100). Donor: Donald R. Lennon

Source of acquisition

Gift of Donald R. Lennon

Processing information

Encoded by Mark Custer, February 15, 2008

Processing Information

Container List by: Stacey Smith December 2003

Description by: Christie Williams April 2007

Copyright notice

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


Key terms
Topical
Historic buildings--North Carolina
Places
North Carolina--History
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works

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