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1.
Albert A. Joseph Collection (Manuscript Collection #682)

Photographic copies of picture post cards, primarily of North Carolina scenes, from the early 20th Century.

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E. Daniel Shingleton Public Health Collection ( #LL02-40)

The collection includes various aspects of public health in North Carolina beginning in the early 20th century.

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Magic Lantern Slides ( #LL02-58)

Two series of slides, according to labels on the slides: series A and series C. Series A contains slides having to do with the history of healing and includes illustrations from ancient Greek, medieval, and Native American sources up through the 19th century. Series C contains slides having to do with nursing history, focusing on 19th to early 20th century.

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Paul R. Beall Papers (Manuscript Collection #738)

Papers (Nov. 1952) of Defense Department, Research and Development Board member, Dr. Paul R. Beall taking part in exercise aboard USS Coral Sea (CVB 43), including ship's booklets, rosters, schematic drawing, schedule, and photographs.

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Sarah Bunn Collection (Manuscript Collection #1277)

This collection consists of the family records, photographs, and genealogy records collected by Sarah Westray Bunn of Elizabeth City, North Carolina. She was an East Carolina Teachers’ College 1936 graduate and served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1941 to 1966. Included are genealogy notes concerning the Lewis, Suggs, Speight, Powell, Harrison, and Exum families of Eastern N.C.; late 19th century and 20th Century photographs; corresponde...

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Thomas A. Williams Papers (Manuscript Collection #1009)

Tales of the Tobacco Country, by Thomas A. Williams; bound at the author’s expense (July 1977) Edited typescript.

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Tom J. Edwards Collection (Manuscript Collection #1126)

Collection (2005) of research material regarding the Battle of Wyse Forks, North Carolina, compiled by the donor for Through the Eyes of Soldiers: The Battle of Wyse Forks, Kinston, North Carolina, March 7-10, 1865, by Tom J. Edwards and William Rowland, edited by Ashleigh D. Brothers, published by the Lenoir County Historical Association, Kinston, N.C., in 2006, including typescripts of unit histories, excerpts from official records an...

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North Carolina Academy of Science Collection (Manuscript Collection #282)

Minutes, programs, correspondence, reprints, reports, and miscellaneous records (1902-2016) documenting the North Carolina Academy of Science.

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Charles J. O'Hagan Papers (Manuscript Collection #1274)

This collection includes many letters written during the Civil War between Dr. Charles James O'Hagan, an Irish immigrant who settled in Pitt County, North Carolina, and served in the North Carolina State Troops as a surgeon, and his wife Eliza, their daughters, and friends of the family. Also included are letters (1840s) from family in Ireland and testamonials written to help Dr. O'Hagan find employment; letters written in the post-Civi...

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William Carl Buchanan Collection (Manuscript Collection #34)

Collection (1820-1912) including correspondence, receipts, accounts, notes, etc. relating to three brothers who settled in Eastern North Carolina.

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Inglis Fletcher Papers (Manuscript Collection #21)

Papers (1883-1964) of the noted author Inglis Clark Fletcher of historical novels set during the 17th and 18th century in colonial North Carolina.

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Roscoe Jackson Papers (Manuscript Collection #1194)

Collection (1917-1933, bulk 1918-1919) mainly consists of correspondence (29 May 1918-29 April 1919; 115 letters) between U.S. Army Pvt. Roscoe Jackson and his wife Lucile E. Jackson of Barnesville, Belmont Co., Ohio, and also with his father, mother-in-law, and grandfather during World War I. He writes from Camp Sherman in Chillicothe, Ohio, Camp Mills in Long Island, New York, and from France where he is serving with the 138th U.S. In...

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Young-Spicer Family Papers (Manuscript Collection #279)

Papers (1830-2011, undated [bulk 1830-1973]) relating to the Young – Spicer family of Fredericks Hall, Louisa County, Virginia and related families living in Virginia, Mississippi and Louisiana, including correspondence relating to the civil war, businesses, taxes & family matters; journals, photographic prints; genealogical and historical files and a listing of the gravestones in the Young-Spicer Cemetery at the family home, “Locust Gr...

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Henry T. King Collection (Manuscript Collection #625)

Collection (1768, 1799, 1825-1865, 1887-1931, 1985) assembled by prominent Democratic politician, newspaper editor and historian Henry T. King (1861-1924) of Greenville, N.C. Included are the papers of Edward C. Yellowley (1821-1885), a Greenville, N.C., lawyer with particular emphasis on correspondence while he was serving as a Confederate officer in the Civil War; King's Weekly Newspapers (1895-1902); King's ...

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Murfreesboro Historical Association Collection: Murfreesboro, North Carolina, Historic Photographs (Manuscript Collection #691-006)

This collection consists of original photographs, photographic prints (copies), negatives and proof sheets (ca. 1890-1900, 1950s -1970s) documenting history in and around the area of Murfreesboro, North Carolina. These consist primarily of images of businesses, buildings, boats and ferries, mills, cemeteries and gravestones, architectural features of interest, churches, schools, people and historical houses.