|Title:||Steamer Olive Collection|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Extent:||0.0011 Cubic feet, 5 items .|
April 21, 2006, (unprocessed) 4 items, 0.0001 cubic feet; Collection (1913, 1962) of two photographic prints and a newspaper clipping relating to the Steamer Olive, its crew, and its destruction in a cyclone on 16 February 1913, near Holley's Warf, on the Chowan River, in Bertie County, North Carolina; also a photograph of an unidentified sunken steamer, possibly the Steamer Mayflower. Donor: Clara Murphy Bond Bell
June 10, 2010, (unprocessed addition 1), 1 items, 0.001 cubic feet; Albemarle Boat Sinking Recalled (16 Feb. 1962) a retrospective newspaper article concerning the destruction of the Steamer OLIVE by a tornado, on 16 Feb. 1913, on the Chowan River near Holley?s Warf, in Bertie County, North Carolina. Newspaper Clipping. See preliminary inventory. Recd. 11/4/2009. Notes: The donor?s grandfather, J. T. Murphy, was the assistant engineer on the Olive when it sank. The disaster killed 17 people. Donor: Clara Murphy Bond Bell.
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Steamer Olive Collection (#1050), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 1, 2008
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