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East Carolina University Veterans' Gallery

To document that commitment to service, the University Archives in partnership with Digital Collections seeks to collect and document the images and stories of those who have served. View Homepage

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North Carolina Periodicals Index

Provides access to articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics, including the arts, business, culture, history, law, natural resources, public policy, tourism, and travel. View Homepage

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Tearing Down the Wall: Desegregation at East Carolina University

Joyner Library’s Special Collections division has created this website to tell the story of East Carolina University’s journey through southern desegregation. 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 administrative records newspapers letters (correspondence) postcards books trade cards (advertising) programs (documents) oral histories musical performances microscopes Studio ceramics stereographs medical equipment color slides souvenir programs maps military records school yearbooks clippings (information artifacts) excerpts pamphlets advertisements specimens certificates invitations typescripts financial records deeds portraits envelopes covers (gathered matter components) drawings (visual works) essays equipment technical drawings posters book jackets cards (information artifacts) paintings (visual works) paper money diaries minutes broadsides (notices) watercolors (paintings) memoirs architectural drawings (visual works) receipts (financial records) newsletters notes speeches brochures genealogies (histories) programs cartoons (humorous images) booklets folders (containers) memorandums metalwork (visual works) notebooks photocopies scrapbooks textile art (visual works) photograph albums poetry glass plate negatives dentures government records contact sheets blueprints (reprographic copies) periodicals sheet music title pages woodcuts (prints) reports lecture notes ledgers (account books) lectures logs (records) jewelry charts (graphic documents) drafts (documents) sketches sculpture (visual works) sales catalogs fliers (printed matter) journals (accounts) lithographs autobiographies obituaries mixed media works tooth and tooth components wills photographic prints registers (lists) prints (visual works) bonds (negotiable instruments) business records dresses (garments) account books engravings (prints) keys (hardware) menus interviews family papers greeting cards magazines (periodicals) medicine bottles labels (identifying artifacts) leaflets (printed works) daybooks cabinet photographs calendars articles playbills orders (military records) pages (components) models (representations) telegrams school records texts (documents) military passes open reel audiotapes plans (maps) prescription scales proposals black-and-white slides bylaws (administrative records) Christmas cards caricatures coupons medicine chests galley proofs journals (periodicals) judicial records examination tables flags military commissions letter books land surveys charters bulletins bible records genealogies (histories) proceedings reminiscences recipes radio programs schedules (time plans) minute books theses tickets sound recordings uniforms scripts (documents) show globes signs (declatory or advertising artifacts) stereoscopes spoons telephones television scripts testimonials summonses surgical instruments tablecloths tags sermons screen printing screenplays scorebooks scores skull (skeleton component) slides (photographs) songbooks ships' logs ships' manifests short stories visiting cards warrants transcripts tooth tile woodwork (general works) mortars (grinding tools) moving images nursing bottles muster rolls necklaces pins (jewelry) paroling passports paper airplanes oil lamps oil paintings (visual works) scarves (costume accessories) resolutions (administrative records) respirators résumés (personnel records) rings (jewelry) rolltop desks rosters saddlebags (containers) saddles (seats) safes (storage containers) prose proverbs press releases pledges poison bottles 16mm assembly drawings affidavits application forms architectural documents biographies (documents) bleeding bowls automobiles bags (generic containers) ballots batteries (electrical) bumper stickers caps (headgear) cabinets (case furniture) bookmarks buggies (carriages) cases (containers) clothing comic books commode chairs composite photographs congressional records dedications (ceremonies) dental cabinets cue sheets cultural artifacts cupping glasses cups drug jars depositions lanterns (lighting devices) invoices jars leech jars logos license plates masks (costume) mess kits medicine spoons manometers manuscripts (documents) loyalty oaths fixed fans gloves gout stools exhibition catalogs eulogies frames (motion picture components) handbills helmets hospital beds hot-water bottles indexes (reference sources) Indian clubs insignias instructions (document genre)

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Childhood and youth Baton Rouge (La.) Groundnuts By-laws Molluscum contagiosum virus Bates, J. Leonard (James Leonard) Revolutionaries Fairy tales in art Cigarettes Technology and women Weber, Robert A. Electric industry workers Rose, Junius H. Fowling Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Physics teachers Fertilizer spreaders Sullivan family Ann Street United Methodist Church (Beaufort, N.C.) Pumpkin Ferris wheels Bentsen, Lloyd Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 Waynesboro (Pa.) Folk music. Churches Lighting Model houses Tournaments Neuralgia Christmas carol Crime prevention Cooperative societies meetings Chancre Kennedy, John F. Gasoline Kennon, Beverley R. Merchant mariners Howard, George, Jr. Lynn (Mass.) Medicine, Rural Foley, Brad Garden tractors Surgery Catalogs, Commercial Bowls (Tableware) Rivers Hyatt, Delia, 1881-1964 Germany Marine accidents Antennaria Blastomycosis Wood poles Black, Robert G. Winslow, Francis E. (Francis Edward), 1888-1976 First National Bank Building (Lumberton, N.C.) Silver, Abner, 1899-1966 Food stamps Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 Kamakura-shi (Japan) Trade schools Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) Airmen Nashville (N.C.) Staircases Fitchburg (Mass.) Bullock, Sandra Jaundice St. Joseph's Hospital (Providence, R.I.) American-Asian Educational Exchange (1957-1962) Vases and Bottles Trail of Tears, 1838-1839 Beaufort County (N.C.) Executors and administrators Winterville (N.C.) Hickory (N.C.) Washington High School (Washington, N.C.) Greensboro Female College (Greensboro, N.C.) Candles Priests Currier (Destroyer escort) Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. General Headquarters Harnett County (N.C.) Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012 Women's rights Chicks Lavenham (England) Rivers family Boone (N.C.) Birds parasitology Quarterbacks (Football) Expectorants Road work zones Hotchkiss, Stuart Vannortwick, N. O. Fashion shows Cephalanthus Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 Voice of America (Organization) Construction workers Mexican American families Thistles Civil War, 1960-1965 Ogden (Utah) Harris, Jim Xuedian (China) Dental Instruments Highway communications Pilot International (Organization) Blinds Description and travel, 1981- Bristol (Tenn.) Collection and preservation Peel, J. Woolard Selected poems Clay, Howard B. Windows Okaw (Ill. : Township) Chairs Garage sales Presbyterian Church in the U.S. Scott, William Kerr. 1896-1958 High school juniors Electric signs Radio and television towers Bardstown (Ky.) Glen Rose (Tex.) Election districts Sporting goods industry Sculptural Form Construction equipment Iwo Jima (Volcano Islands, Japan) Motion Sickness Noyon, Battle of, Noyon, France, 1917-1918 Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862 St. Mary's Hospital (Pierre, S.D.) Benet, William Rose, 1886-1950 Freckles Valorous (Post ship) Toilet preparations Speed bumps Folk songs, Xhosa. Crane, William Montgomery, 1784-1846 Robinson, William H., b. 1848 Maine General Hospital (Portland, Me.) Neoplasms Ireland Dinners theater Road machinery

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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