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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Breakfasts Football teams Chemical industry Skin—Infections Riddick, R.H. Aluminum siding Scenic overlooks Armstrong, Frank A. (Frank Alton), 1930-1967 Dempsey, Audrey Barbecue cookery Prince, Barbara Smith, Sally Phillips Browning, Elmer R. Casper, Myron Gusen (Concentration camp) 1964 Ophthalmology United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Ships Road rollers Rountree family (Jesse Rountree, 1765-1831) African American women Project Telstar Soil surveys Azores Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961 Marshallberg (N.C.) Wilmington and Weldon Rail Road Pregnancy Cotton manufacture Bible Emergency medical personnel Rome (N.Y.) Fairy tales Kavanagh, Maude A. Motels Athletic fields Grocers Psychiatric hospitals Draft Blueprints East Carolina University. Panhellenic Association Songbooks Wellington (N.Z.) North Carolina Education Association Private schools Rainstorms Leaves Toothache Lanterns City traffic Poetry Asplenium East Carolina University. Student Government Assocation. Cotton picking Nails, Malformed Plastics plants Cook, George Allen Shappard Memorial Library Pennsylvania (Battleship) Presbyterian Church in the U.S. Pamlico Sound (N.C.) Belvoir (N.C.) Agricultural engineering Midways Lynn Hospital (Lynn, Mass.) Museums Pender County (N.C.) Stevens, Risë, 1913- Lexington (Ma.) Hypnotists Fire, 1915 Korea Cates, J. R. Drug enforcement agents Halifax (N.S.) Veins—Diseases Centenarians Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 Concerts Amusement rides Teenage girls Indians Psoriasis Simon, Neil. Barefoot in the park Underground Railroad Cement  Gold discoveries Owen, Joe Hunting dogs Cashman, D. B. Civil rights movements China Sea Photoengraving Newspaper reading Summer reading programs City planning Carolina Power and Light Company Agriculturists Southwest Church (Lenoir County, N.C.) Germany Soccer goalposts Clothing trade Military discharge Carnivals Asphalt pavers Canneries Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal Jacksonville University Cook, James, 1728-1779 Russell, Betty J. West, C. B. Audiences Aging Blacks Jenkins, Mamie E. (Mamie Elizabeth), 1875-1957 Hurricane damage Sports medicine LaFayette Hotel Badges Tonsillectomy Weather protection Union Chapel Christian Church (Onslow County, N.C.) Washbash R. R. Hospital (Decatur, Ill.) Utterback, Elizabeth, 1923-1966 Keyboards (Electronics) United States. Navy. Construction Corps Hispanic American civic leaders Safes Transportation engineers China Rolltop desks Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point (N.C.) Sanford (N.C.) Cocktails Rodman, Will. B. (William Blount), 1817-1893 United Daughters of the Confederacy Asheboro (N.C.) Bailey, Josiah William, 1873-1946 Siegel, Fred Big bands Martin, J. G. (James Green), 1819-1878 Laryngoscopes Model houses Concrete slabs Storms Coaster cars Missionary Baptist Church (Greenville, N.C.) Poultry farms Envelopes (Stationery) Yearbooks

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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