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North Carolina: Coastal Ships Photographs, undated

Miscellaneous Photographs Collection #MP0001

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

Title: North Carolina: Coastal Ships Photographs
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English

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

Accessions Information

October 26, 2008, (unprocessed) 3 items, 0.001 cubic feet; James Adams Floating Theatre (of ?Showboat? fame) in Drydock on unidentified river bank. (Undated) Photographic negative & prints. Black & white. 4? x 5 Donor: Robert M. Browning, Jr., Historian, Historian's Office, U. S. Coast Guard

November 3, 1999 (unprocessed), 2 items; Photographs of James Adams Floating Theatre (Of "Showboat" fame) and a coal barge from Elizabeth City, N.C. Donor: Dr. Robert Browning.

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

North Carolina: Coastal Ships Photographs (#MP0001), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Robert M. Browning, Jr.

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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#MP0001.1 Icon to indicate that there are digitized materials available
    • Folder a#MP0001.1.a (1 item  digitized)
      • James Adams Floating Theatre (of "Showboat" fame) in drydock (1937) Photograph. Black & white. 8" x 10" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #1)
      • James Adams Floating Theatre (of "Showboat" fame) in drydock (1937) Photograph. Black & white. 4" x 5" 2 items. 2 p. Note: Duplicate prints made by Joyner Libray staff from donor's negative.  (item #3)
      • Coal barge grounded in the Elizabeth River (1953) Photograph. Black & white. 8" x 10" 1 item. 1 p. Note: This is an official Fifth Coast Guard District photograph.  (item #4)
      • James Adams Floating Theatre  (item #2)

        James Adams Floating Theatre (of "Showboat" fame) in drydock (1937) Photographic negative. Black & white. 4" x 5" 1 item. 1 p. Note: Negative made by donor from print he donated 11/3/1999.

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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