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J.O. Derrick Collection, 1938-1962

(Manuscript Collection #1004)

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

Title: J.O. Derrick Collection
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.014 Cubic feet, 4 items .

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

Accessions Information

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

Access Restrictions

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

J.O. Derrick Collection (#1004), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Mildred Elizabeth Derrick

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, April 3, 2008


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#1004.1
    • Folder a#1004.1.a
      • 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.  (item #1)
      • Southern Association of Science and Industry (U. S. ), The Way to Greater Prosperity in the South. [Improving educational facilities in the South] ([Atlanta ?] Southern Association of Science and Industry, 1944), 24 p.  (item #2)
      • 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.  (item #3)
      • 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  (item #4)

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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