Lorraine Hale Robinson Papers
Included are an unpublished manuscript by Sir Ivor Noel Hume with corrections by Lorraine Hale Robinson titled FIRST and LOST: In Search of America's First English Settlement. Discussion in 2008 to have the book published through the East Carolina University Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences fell through at some point and it remains unpublished. A large addition includes materials related to the WWII service of LeRoy M. Hale, father of the donor Lorraine Hale Robinson, who served with the U.S. Army in the 314th Infantry in the 79th Division. Included are correspondence (1942-1945) with his wife Emma; photographs; memorabilia; separation papers; newspapers and clippings; postcards; and handbooks. Other material in the addition concerns Lorraine Hale Robinson's career as an English professor at East Carolina University.