May 9, 2018, (unprocessed), 0.2 cubic feet; Zachary Taylor Koonce III (1928-2015) of Washington, N.C., was a public-school system educator and administrator for over 20 years, created and restored furniture and antique cars, and wrote poetry and essays about eastern North Carolina. Included in this collection are published and unpublished poems and short stories by Mr. Koonce including publications containing poetry and local history articles, clippings of a local history column he wrote titled “Tying Up” for the Beaufort-Hyde News (1987-1988), the “Narrowneck (N.C.) Letters” (1984), a series of poems titled “The Shadow People,” and the “Gift of Love” poems (1974-1975) not selected to be included in a publication. Gift of Dr. Peggy Koonce.
Gift of Dr. Peggy Koonce
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Zachary Taylor Koonce III Papers (#1322), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA