Gladys Howell Papers

University Archives #90-22

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Gladys Howell Papers
    Repository: East Carolina University Archives
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.5 Linear feet,
  • Description

    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.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    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.

  • Administrative Information
    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open to the public without restrictions.

    Copyright Notice

    Property rights and copyright reside with East Carolina University. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item Description and date]. Gladys Howell Papers. UA90-22. University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Container List

  • Transcriptions
    John Messick Transcription, December 26, 1984
    Leo Jenkins Transcription, July 22, 1985
    Mrs. W.F. Young Transcription
    Sam Underwood Transcription, November 21, 1985
    Alex Dail Transcription, April 11, 1985

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