Thousands of images, texts, and audio/video from ECU's diverse collections and beyond.
  • New Feature - My Collections
    New Feature - My Collections

    My Collections is a new feature that allows users with a valid PirateID to make their own digital collections that can be saved and shared.

  • Paper Chase
    Paper Chase

    Students study in the Whichard Building on the ECTC campus in this early 1940s photo. At the time Whichard served as the campus library.

  • Take the K-Train
    Take the K-Train

    Greenville Kiwanis Club members take a trip on the Kiwanis Choo-Choo in this Daily Reflector photo from the spring of 1956.

  • Little Mothers League
    Little Mothers League

    A chapter of the "Little Mother's League for Better Babies" poses at Kinston High School in Kinston, North Carolina in this circa 1920 photo.

  • Ice Capades
    Ice Capades

    Two children ice skate in this late 19th century image from a postcard advertising Vaseline from Cheeeseborough Manufacturing Company.

  • Buildings Upon the Past
    Buildings Upon the Past

    This interactive map illustrates how campus grew from East Carolina Teachers Training College to East Carolina University.

  • Eastern Reflector Newspaper Collection
    Eastern Reflector Newspaper Collection

    Originally published featuring the motto “Truth in Preference to Fiction” this new collection features digitized editions of this Greenville newspaper spanning from 1887 to 1915.

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Buildings Upon the Past

Developed in concert with University Archives, this interactive map provides a building history of how campus grew from East Carolina Teachers Training College to East Carolina University. View Homepage

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Eastern Reflector Newspaper Collection

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ECU History Collection: Chronological Sort

A chronologic list of materials from the East Carolina University History Collection. View Chronological Sort

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The Daily Reflector Image Collection

The more than 7,500 historic images from The Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC's daily newspaper, document the sweeping changes in Eastern North Carolina between 1949 and 1967. View Homepage

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Eastern North Carolina Digital Library

The Eastern North Carolina Digital Library contains fiction and non-fiction books, museum artifacts, maps and educational material pertaining to the rich cultural history of the 41 eastern North Carolina counties. View Homepage

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East Carolina Manuscript Collection

Contains more than 1250 collections of historical documentation including correspondence, diaries, business and church records, maps, genealogy notes, and photographs, plus some 210 original oral history memoirs. View Homepage

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negatives (photographic) photographs newspapers postcards books trade cards (advertising) letters (correspondence) oral histories microscopes Studio ceramics stereographs medical equipment maps color slides school yearbooks specimens envelopes equipment technical drawings excerpts posters book jackets advertisements clippings (information artifacts) covers (gathered matter components) portraits essays pamphlets paper money broadsides (notices) watercolors (paintings) minutes drawings (visual works) diaries dentures typescripts architectural drawings (visual works) contact sheets programs (documents) woodcuts (prints) photograph albums lectures engravings (prints) lecture notes sheet music tooth and tooth components periodicals brochures certificates keys (hardware) ledgers (account books) leaflets (printed works) receipts (financial records) models (representations) drafts (documents) greeting cards daybooks Christmas cards calendars autobiographies newsletters military records notebooks photographic prints playbills medicine bottles medicine chests journals (accounts) speeches scrapbooks sales catalogs prescription scales show globes souvenir programs telegrams uniforms invitations flags labels (identifying artifacts) land surveys military passes menus manometers poetry obituaries minute books black-and-white slides blueprints (reprographic copies) cartoons (humorous images) examination tables exhibition catalogs family papers financial records handbills helmets hospital beds hot-water bottles Indian clubs insignias interviews 16mm cultural artifacts cupping glasses cups dental cabinets depositions drug jars cases (containers) charters commode chairs composite photographs congressional records bonds (negotiable instruments) bleeding bowls caps (headgear) caricatures bookmarks automobiles bags (generic containers) batteries (electrical) assembly drawings application forms buggies (carriages) bulletins business records bylaws (administrative records) cabinet photographs cabinets (case furniture) mortars (grinding tools) moving images musical performances oil lamps oil paintings (visual works) orders (military records) paintings (visual works) notes nursing bottles poison bottles plans (maps) reports resolutions (administrative records) respirators rings (jewelry) rolltop desks saddlebags (containers) saddles (seats) safes (storage containers) license plates lithographs logos logs (records) loyalty oaths magazines (periodicals) mess kits medicine spoons memoirs memorandums lanterns (lighting devices) leech jars letter books fliers (printed matter) frames (motion picture components) gloves gout stools government records jars journals (periodicals) telephones television scripts tickets tile title pages tooth tablecloths tags spoons stereoscopes signs (declatory or advertising artifacts) sketches skull (skeleton component) songbooks sound recordings screenplays ships' logs programs scarves (costume accessories)

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Mail preparation College buildings 1960 Stevenson, William M. New South Wales Scranton (N.C.) Instruction and study Pogy (Submarine) Mays Landing, N.J. Ross, Reuben, 1776-1860 Tractors Mauldin, James Music students Christenbury, John B., 1907-1944 United States. Air Force Dempsey, Audrey Roads Morristown (N.Y.) Blood Riding lawn mowers Public utilities Sheffield, Clarence, 1917- Greeks Nutritionists Como (N.C.) Needham Heights (Mass.) La Grange (N.C.) Teapots Parris Island (S.C.) Proclamations Core drilling Clark, Eleanor, 1913-1996 Community churches Salmon (Submarine) Tiles Older people Oglesby, Henry C. Cheerleading Parties Pierre (S.D.) Posters Percy, Walker, 1916-1990 Private schools Flag raising and lowering Hotel lobbies Cotton manufacture Nausea Los Angeles (Calif.) Creighton Memorial St. Joseph Hospital Dance Bucton Castle (Ship) Carr, F. T. Marine machinery Samples, M. David Royal Crown Cola Company Dressmaking Architecture, Victorian Rescue work Poultry plants Wadesboro (N.C.) Road markings Eakin, Richard R., 1946- Balconies Drum majors Presbyterian Church in the U.S. St. Vincent Hospital (Norfolk, Va.) African American women Catholic church buildings McKelvain, Ray Nelms Triticum United States. Army. Rhode Island Volunteer Regiment, 5th (1861-1865) Cooley, Harold Dunbar, 1897-1974 Destroyers (Warships) Belvidere Academy (Perquimans County, N.C.) Best, E.A. Stanly County (N.C.) State Farm Insurance Companies Prurigo Wolfe, Malcolm E. Protest songs Sutton, Fred I., 1916-1995 Cherokee County (N.C.) Roxboro (N.C.) Gneixendorf Violoncellists Albritton, Sue May Scabies Zeta Psi Alpha War correspondents R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Griffith, Andy, 1926- Walking Balloons Ammons, A. R., 1926-2001 High school principals Canning and preserving Lighting Wizards Suburbs Wellons, Ralph Episcopal Church. Diocese of North Carolina Chorea Bathtubs Jenkins, Mamie E. (Mamie Elizabeth), 1875-1957 Greenville (Miss.) Latin America Desmodium Account books Operation Sail, 1986 Grapes Landscapes Bridgetown (Barbados) Art Hispanic Americans Swope, Lyle West Street Graded School (New Bern, N.C.) Carnival games Swope, Pat Communism and music Pensacola (Fla.) Officials and employees Bennettsville (S.C.) Carter, Jimmy, 1924- Manicuring Wood-cutting tools Camp Jackson (N.C.) Episcopal Church Milk tanks Wright, Lorin Daniel, Everette L., Jr. Chocowinity (N.C.) Sea lions Memorial Day Gravesend (Kent, England) Riddick, R.H. Spraying equipment Tables VeRelle, Bert Current events Art centers Oconto (Wis.) Toledo (Ohio) Food stamps Dolls Stalag XVII B Krems-Gneixendorf Surgeons Buffets (Cooking) Pantego (N.C.) Chevrolet trucks Commercial freezers

The Digital Collections unit supports the research and teaching mission of East Carolina University and preserves the cultural heritage of the eastern North Carolina community through digital initiatives, especially the creation of digital library materials and tools.
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