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Jan Sellers Coward Collection, undated

Manuscript Collection #1112

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Title: Jan Sellers Coward Collection
Creator: Coward, Jan Sellers
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.39 Cubic feet, 31 items .

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Accessions Information

September 11, 2007, (unprocessed) 31 items, 0.39 cubic feet; Collection (undated) of photographic prints by Jan Sellers Coward of Eastern North Carolina views, including Penny Hill, private cemeteries and graveyards, including the Cromwell Family cemetery in Edgecombe County, NC, abandoned farm houses, buildings & fields, the Bodie Island lighthouse, Ocracoke Island, the Outer Banks scenes. Sepia, Colorized & Black & White prints. Various dimensions: 5" x 6.75", 6" x 8", 8" x 10" & 11" x 13.5". Donor: Elisabeth Speight

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

Jan Sellers Coward Collection (#1112), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Elisabeth Speight

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, February 14, 2008


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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#1112.1 Icon to indicate that there are digitized materials available
    • Folder a#1112.1.a (5 items  digitized)
      • Ocracoke Island Cemetery (undated) 8" x 10" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #1)
      • Abandoned farmhouse near Greenville, NC (undated) 5" x 6.75" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 03.  (item #2)
      • Abandoned farmhouse (undated) 8" x 10" Colorized. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 02.  (item #3)
      • Doctor's Office at Penny Hill in Pitt County, N.C (undated) 8" x 10" Colorized. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 05, 23, 24, 25 & 30.  (item #4)
      • Thinker Statue in front of Rodin Museum, Philadelphia, PA (undated) 8" x 10" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #6)
      • Vine covered tree in winter (undated) 8" x 10" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #7)
      • Ocracoke Ponies $4.0 display, Ocracoke, NC (undated) 8" x 10" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Toy broomstick ponies.  (item #8)
      • Farm Buildings & Fields in wintertime, NC (undated) 8" x 6" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 31.  (item #11)
      • Private Graveyard, Farm Buildings & Fields in summer, NC (undated) 8" x 6" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 14 & 28  (item #12)
      • Fishing boats at dock, NC (undated) 8" x 10" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #13)
      • Private Graveyard, Farm Buildings & Fields in summer, NC (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 12 & 28  (item #14)
      • Weeds in winter, NC #1 (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 12.  (item #15)
      • Edwards Street sign on Street, in rural, NC (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #16)
      • Weeds in winter, NC #2 (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #17)
      • Private Graveyard in Field, NC between Greenville & ? North to 95 [I-95] [Cromwell Hall Cemetery, Highway 33, Edgecombe County, NC] (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.   (item #18)
      • Trees on Ridgeline, NC (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #19)
      • Outer Banks panoramic view, NC (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #20)
      • Farm house & buildings in winter, NC (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #21)
      • "San Souci" [two docks & ferry boat] NC (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 26  (item #22)
      • Doctor's Office at Penny Hill in Pitt County, N.C (undated) 11" x 13.5" Colorized. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 04, 05, 23, 25 & 30.  (item #24)
      • "San Souci" [two docks & ferry boat] NC (undated) 11" x 13.5" Colorized. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 22.  (item #26)
      • Abandoned farmhouse beside the Road, NC (undated) 11" x 13.5" Colorized. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #27)
      • Private Graveyard, Farm Buildings & Fields in summer, NC (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 12 & 14.  (item #28)
      • Farm house & Fields in summer, NC (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #29)
      • Doctor's Office at Penny Hill in Pitt County, N.C (undated) 11" x 13.5" Colorized. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 04, 05, 23, 24 & 30.  (item #30)
      • Farm Buildings & Fields in wintertime, NC (undated) 11" x 13.5" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same view as 11.  (item #31)
      • Cromwell graveyard  (item #9)
      • Bodie Island Lighthouse  (item #10)

        Lighthouse, Bodie Island, NC (undated) 8" x 6" Black & White. 1 item. 1 p. Note: With display of angel statues.

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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