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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.
Papers (1890-1903) including correspondence, receipts, shipping records, church minutes, advertisements, etc. Collections by the agent for the Norfolk and Southern Railroad Company in Washington (NC)
Eight pages from July 1903 edition of "Comfort". Includes cover, editor’s talk, advertisements for Sears, Roebuck & Company, various patent medicines, and part of “photography for the beginner” article.
Records (1937-1960) including correspondence, work orders, product invoices, requisitions, receipts, advertisements, photographs, and publications.
Collection contains material covering the term of Thomas B. Brewer as the second Chancellor of East Carolina University.
The William Cobb Whitfield Papers consists of a class notebook, ephemera found in books belonging to Whitfield, and various other papers ranging from 1873 to 1936. Additionally, notes from a conversation between Miles J. Smith, donor of collection and great-nephew of Whitfield, and Ruth Moskop, from History Collections at Laupus Library.
The collection is comprised of papers from Dr. I. Henderson Lutterloh and his son, Dr. I. Hayden Lutterloh. It includes correspondence, licenses and receipts from Lutterloh Clinic and Drugstore, medical informational booklets, and handwritten notes from Hayden’s education at Jefferson Medical College. Also included is a book based on Hayden’s recollections of medicine in Sanford beginning with his father.
Photographs of unknown origins.
Papers (1890-1914, 1948, 1982) including correspondence, organizational publications, newspaper clippings, advertisements, blueprints, a contract, and miscellany.
Papers (1766-1898, undated) of the Clark and Spragins families of Halifax County, Virginia, including correspondence, financial records, legal papers, political reference, and miscellaneous.
The collection contains materials used for research and display in the Country Doctor Museum’s “Art of Nursing” exhibit.
Advertisements for medicine, likely from between 1870 and 1910. The advertisements include patent medicine trade cards, blotter paper advertisements, and broadside advertising sheets. “Patent medicines” were often promoted as “cure-alls” for many parts of the body and their ingredient list (if any) was often inaccurate.
Papers (1764-1895) consisting of photocopies, legal papers, land records, advertisements, etc.
Collection (1845-1927, undated) consisting of photocopies, correspondence, financial papers, Civil War correspondence, advertisements, essays.
Papers (1889-1945) including correspondence, birth books, land records, financial records, ledgers, report cards, advertisements, etc.
Papers (1860-1870s, undated) consisting of memoir, comments, physical plan, scrapbook, advertisements, newspapers clippings.