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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.
Letterbook (1861-1864) consisting of handwritten transcripts of letters.
Collection covers the administrative term of Leo W. Jenkins as chief executive of East Carolina University. Speeches, correspondence, and publications include East Carolina gaining University status, the foundation of a medical school, the transition of athletics into Division I, and the growth of the campus.
Papers (1920-1973) consisting of correspondence, newsletters, letters, Congolese Civil War, biographical notes, pamphlets, magazine articles, travel narratives, etc.
Collection contains a variety of items relating to Eastern North Carolina especially including a photograph of East Carolina Teacher's College scene (ca. 1940's); a theater Program (ca. 1933/34) for a play presented by The Episcopal Junior Guild, Austin Building, East Carolina Teacher's College; and a Measles in Quarantine Keep Your Babies Away From Measles Broadside (4/7/1934) posted on the home of Ella Viola McGowan when she had the m...
Negative files (1920-1967) and electronic files (on CDs) of photographs (1968-1989) used for the publishing of
The Daily Reflector newspaper. The collection documents daily news and events in Greenville, NC and its surrounding area.
Collection (ca. 1972-2001) of research materials and notes compiled by Lala Carr Steelman for a proposed biography of North Carolina Governor Elias Carr.
Papers (1854-1865) including typescripts, correspondence, photocopies of army muster rolls, enlistment contract and discharge, letters comment on destruction of standing crops of Virginia, the demolition of Hampton, etc.
Papers (1858-1921) consisting of copies and originals, consisting of correspondence, equipment catalogues, and miscellaneous.
Papers (1862-1899, 1931-1938) consisting of correspondence, court records, receipts, Census of white children.
Papers (1826-1887, undated) including correspondence, journals, leaflets, diaries, verse, printed material, a drawing and miscellany.
Papers (1856-1898) consisting correspondence in Civil War, letters, post-war correspondence, diaries, miscellaneous items about camp life, etc.
This collection contains about 363 cubic feet of material documenting the Congressional career of Lunsford Richardson Preyer. Mr. Preyer (January 11, 1919-April 3, 2001) of Greensboro, North Carolina, served in the U.S. House of Representatives for twelve years (January 1969-January 1981).