J.O. Derrick Collection

Manuscript Collection #1004
Physical description
0.014 Cubic Feet, 4 items
Preferred Citation
J.O. Derrick Collection (#1004), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Administrative information
Custodial History

August 19, 2004, (unprocessed) 4 items, 0.014 cubic feet; Collection (1938-1962) of clippings and printed material relating to water witching, improving education in the South, phosphate mining in North Carolina, and the history of East Carolina University. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Mildred Elizabeth Derrick

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mildred Elizabeth Derrick

Processing information

Encoded by Mark Custer, April 3, 2008

Copyright notice

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

Key terms
Corporate Names
East Carolina University--History
Education--Southern States
Phosphate mines and mining--North Carolina

Container list
Box 1 Folder a Item 1 Ellis, Arthur J., The Divining Rod: A History of Water Witching. U. S. Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 416 (Washington, DC: GPO, 1938), 59 p
Box 1 Folder a Item 3 Texas Gulf Sulphur Corporation. Welcome to Lee Creek... [Phosphate mining in Beaufort County and Hyde County, NC.] (New York: Texas Gulf Sulphur Corporation, [1962 ?], 8 p
Box 1 Folder a Item 4 Little Normal School That Grew Up, The [East Carolina College] Raleigh, NC News and Observer v. 186, no. 117 (4/27/1958), Section III, p. 1