What is this page?
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.
The collection contains the secretary/treasurer papers of the North Carolina Surgical Association. Files include correspondence, financial statements, meeting planning, programs, rosters, and photographs.
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.
Records (1981-1987), including correspondence, minutes, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Records from the North Carolina Public Health Association includes newsletters, programs from meetings and conferences, minutes from governing council and executive committee, correspondence, memos, and adult health promotion treasurer’s report books.
Minutes, programs, correspondence, reprints, reports, and miscellaneous records (1902-2016) documenting the North Carolina Academy of Science.
Papers (1888-1899) including North Carolina school register for a Halifax County School, 1888-1899.
Records (1907-1909, 1912,1920-1921,1938) of Wilson, NC Tobacco warehouse firm, including ledgers, correspondence and financial reports.
The Beavans Drugstore of Enfield, North Carolina was established in 1901. The papers consist of a blank statement with “W.E. Beavans, Druggist” and a photograph of front of store with William (Willy) E. Beavans.
Papers of physician Verne S. Caviness consisting of a typescript, carbon copies of typescripts, illustrations for journal articles, and a typed letter; all related to Dr. Caviness’ publication of two journal articles.
The collection includes scrapbooks, correspondence, program schedules, minutes, newsletters, handbooks, awards and certificates, and a gavel.