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This is a collection guide. 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.
Collection contains oral history transcripts conducted by Gladys Howell concerning the Dail House's uses as the East Carolina Chancellor's Residence. Interviewees include: John Messick, Leo Jenkins, Mrs. W.F. Young, Sam Underwood, and Alex Dail.
Gladys Howell served as a professor of sociology at East Carolina University until the promotion of her husband, John, as chancellor. The Howells lived in the Dail House from 1982 until John's retirement in 1989.
The collection is open to the public without restrictions.
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[Item Description and date]. Gladys Howell Papers. UA90-22. University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
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