City of Greenville (NC) Public Works Office Collection, 1963-1988, undated (bulk 1980-1988)

Manuscript Collection #953

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: City of Greenville (NC) Public Works Office Collection
    Creator: City of Greenville (NC) Public Works Office.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (1963-1988, n.d. [Bulk: 1980-1988]) of photographic prints and negatives of city government officials and employees, buildings and activities taken in and around Greenville, North Carolina, for the City of Greenville (NC) Public Works Office.
    Extent: 2.0 Cubic feet, 4 archival boxes,
  • Description
     

    The Greenville, N.C. Public Works Office Collection consists solely of photographs and negatives illustrating the work done by staff members of the Public Works Office for the citizens of Greenville, North Carolina. The images, mostly taken during the 1980s, show the department's personnel engaged in city council meetings, fire and rescue activities, sanitation, and promotional events and are unidentified. The collection does have some images with information in the collection including the following: Representatives at the deed transfer of the Humber House, which was owned by Robert Lee Humber, Greenville's Sheppard Memorial Library, and an event honoring U.S. Senator John P. East.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    The Greenville, North Carolina, Public Works Office (now known as the Greenville, North Carolina Public Works Department) is dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the infrastructure and appearance of Greenville, N.C. The following is the department's mission statement:

    The Public Works Department is comprised of a group of professionals committed to providing the highest level of customer service via a cost effective, efficient and environmentally responsible operation. We preserve and maintain the City's infrastructure and natural resources for the benefit of our residents, businesses and visitors.

    The Public Works Office is made up of the following divisions: Engineering, Street and Storm Water Maintenance, Transit (Greenville Area Transit (GREAT), Sanitation, Fleet Maintenance, Building and Grounds, Traffic Services, and Administration. It is through these divisions that the Public Works Office provides Greenville residents with needed services, and in addition, the organization develops and maintains the city's five-year Capital Improvement Program.

    Source: http://www.greenvillenc.gov/government/public-works

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    November 20, 2003, 1,224 items, 2.0 cubic feet; Collection (1963-1988, n.d. [Bulk: 1980-1988]) of photographic prints and negatives of city government officials and employees, buildings and activities taken by city employees in and around Greenville, North Carolina. Donor: Deborah Clark, Public Information Officer, City of Greenville

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Deborah Clark, Public Information Officer, City of Greenville

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    City of Greenville (NC) Public Works Office Collection (#953), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, January 4, 2008

    Processing completed December 1, 2017, by Nanette Hardison.

Container List

  • Box 1
     
    Budgeting, Budgetary Meetings, 16 black and white photographs along with attachment, 1980-1981, undated.
    City Clerk, 11 black and white photographs; 1 document concerning license plates, 1984, 1986, undated.
    City Council, 5 black and white photographs, 1986, undated.
    City Council, 18 black and white photographs
    City Council, 12 color photographs and 4 negative strips, undated.
    City Council, Cox and Pugh Retirement Party, 33 black and white photographs with 1 label, 26 color photographs, and 7 negative strips, December 5, 1983.
    City Council, Mayor's Advisory Committee Meetings, 4 black and white photographs with 1 envelope, 1980.
    City Development, Greenville Designated Regional Growth Center (undated), Fair Housing Task Force (undated), and Community bldg elevator (December 1982), 11 black and white photographs, 1982, 1984, undated.
    City Manager Gail Meeks, 15 black and white photographs, undated.
    City Manager Loretta, 1 black and white photograph with 1 envelope and 1 negative. 1987.
    City Manager Knowles, 4 black and white photographs with 1 envelope and 1 negative, 1988.
    City Manager (Unknown), 8 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1987, undated.
    City Manager Gail Meeks and two other persons, 7 black and white photographs, 1986, undated.
    City Manager, 4 black and white photographs, 1984, undated.
    City Manager, Gail's Hawaii Going Away Luau Party (July 1985), 7 black and white photographs and one envelope.
    City Manager, 7 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1984-1985, undated.
  • Box 2
     
    Data Processing, 1987 Annual Report, 5 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1987, undated.
    Emergency Management Plan, 8 black and white photographs, 1985.
    Engineering and Inspections, 3 black and white photographs, undated.
    Engineering and Inspections, 17 black and white photographs and 2 color photo photographs, 1983-1987, undated.
    C.P.C. "Heart of the City" Tour (March 19, 1983), 10 black and white photographs and 1 note, 1983, 1985.
    Finance, 3 black and white photographs, undated.
    Finance, 11 black and white photographs and 1 color photo, 1984, 1986-1987, undated.
    Fire and Rescue, 9 black and white photographs; 1985, undated.
    Fire and Rescue, 14 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, 1981-1982, 1984, 1987, undated.
    Fire and Rescue and Village Green Explosion, 5 black and white photographs and 1 label, 1983-1984.
    Fire and Rescue, 6 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph of the West End Fire Department, 1963, undated.
    Fire and Rescue, Groundbreaking Station #3, 5 color photographs and 5 black and white photographs along with 1 label, 1986
    Fire and Rescue, Groundbreaking Station #3, 14 black and white photographs, 1986, undated.
    Goals and Objectives, 11 black and white photographs, 1980, undated.
    Goals and Objectives, 6 black and white photographs, undated
    Great Bus, 10 black and white photographs, 1983-1984, undated.
    Humber House, 4 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1983.
    Library (Sheppard Memorial), 13 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1981, 1984-1987, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 18 black and white photographs and 6 negative strips, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 12 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 16 color photographs and 1 label, 1985
  • Box 3
     
    Mayor and City Council - Bloodmobile, Public Works Facility, 7 black and white photographs and 1 label, 1986
    Mayor and City Council, 6 black and white photographs and 23 color photographs, 1981, 1983, undated
    Mayor and City Council, 22 color photographs, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 8 black and white photographs, 12 color photographs and 1 label, 1983
    Mayor and City Council, 15 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1981, 1982, undated
    Mayor and City Council, 9 black and white photographs, 1982, 1986, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 7 black and white photographs, 1984-1985.
    Mayor and City Council, 28 black and white photographs and 6 color photographs, 1979, 1982-1983, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 2 black and white photogaphs, 1984-1985
    Portrait of Women, 1 negative strip, undated
    Groups of People and Objects, 6 black and white photographs, 1970, undated
    City Council and other Events, 21 black and white photographs, 6 color photographs,
    Dedication of Transit Garage and Sporting Event, 1983, undated.
    John P. East, Senator from N.C. at event in his honor, 9 black and white photographs, undated.
    Personnel, 12 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1980, 1982-1984, 1987.
    Personnel, 19 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1983-1985, 1987, undated.
    Police Department (Personnel, Bicycle Auction), 11 black and white photographs, 1983, undated.
    Police Department (Personnel, Annual Report, Instruction), 19 black and white photographs and 4 photographs, 1983-1984, 1987, undated.
    Policy School Graduation, 11 black and white photographs and 1 label, 1984
    Police Department (Administrative and Events) 25 black and white photographs, 1983, 1987, undated.
    Police Department Personnel, 11 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1984-1985, 1987, undated
  • Box 4
     
    Public Information Events, 5 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, 1984.
    Public Information Event, 23 color photographs and 2 negative strips, undated.
    Public Information Events, Fair Exhibits (10/2/81, 9/27 to 10/2, 1982), Tobacco Farmer Show (11/18/1981, 11/15-17/1983); 36 black and white photographs and 4 color photographs, 1981-1984, 1986-1988
    Public Works - Construction, 12 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1981, 1984-1985, undated)
    Public Works - Greenville Downtown and Surrounding Areas, 19 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1982-1984, undated.
    Public Works - Administrative and Maintenance, 22 black and white photographs, 1981, 1985, undated.
    Public Works Projects and Sanitation Department - 23 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1983, 1986, undated.
    Public Works - Construction and other Duties, 17 color photographs, 1986-1987, undated.
    Public Works Projects and Sanitation Department - 19 black and white photographs, 1981, 1983-1984, 1986, undated)
    Recreation, 22 black and white photographs and 10 color photographs, 1986-1987, undated.
    Recreation, images of Special Olympics, 24 black and white photographs, 1 color photograph and 1 label, 1984, 1986, undated.
    Recreation, images of Special Olympics, National Library Week and West Meadowbrook Ballfield, 22 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, 1983,undated.
    Recreation, images of Park River North (May 1985), its' Environment Awareness Center (January 1984) and its' dedication ceremony (September 28, 1983), 26 black and white photographs and 3 labels, 1983-1985.
    United Way, images of Campaign, 13 black and white photographs, 1986.
    Utilities - Water Plant (12/1982),Grounds and Dedication Ceremony and Ground-Breaking of Waste Water and Water Plants (3/28/1983), 17 black and white photographs and 1 label, 1982-1984.
    Utilities - Events, Energy Fair (11/1/1980), Public Power Agency Public Hearing (9/17/1981), and Public Power Agency Agreement Signing (1982), 20 black and white photographs and 3 documents, 1980-1982, undated.
    Wellness - Health Fair (1988) which included vendors such as Greenville Aquatics and Fitness Center, 5 photographs, 1988.

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Container List

  • Box 1
     
    Budgeting, Budgetary Meetings, 16 black and white photographs along with attachment, 1980-1981, undated.
    City Clerk, 11 black and white photographs; 1 document concerning license plates, 1984, 1986, undated.
    City Council, 5 black and white photographs, 1986, undated.
    City Council, 18 black and white photographs
    City Council, 12 color photographs and 4 negative strips, undated.
    City Council, Cox and Pugh Retirement Party, 33 black and white photographs with 1 label, 26 color photographs, and 7 negative strips, December 5, 1983.
    City Council, Mayor's Advisory Committee Meetings, 4 black and white photographs with 1 envelope, 1980.
    City Development, Greenville Designated Regional Growth Center (undated), Fair Housing Task Force (undated), and Community bldg elevator (December 1982), 11 black and white photographs, 1982, 1984, undated.
    City Manager Gail Meeks, 15 black and white photographs, undated.
    City Manager Loretta, 1 black and white photograph with 1 envelope and 1 negative. 1987.
    City Manager Knowles, 4 black and white photographs with 1 envelope and 1 negative, 1988.
    City Manager (Unknown), 8 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1987, undated.
    City Manager Gail Meeks and two other persons, 7 black and white photographs, 1986, undated.
    City Manager, 4 black and white photographs, 1984, undated.
    City Manager, Gail's Hawaii Going Away Luau Party (July 1985), 7 black and white photographs and one envelope.
    City Manager, 7 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1984-1985, undated.
  • Box 2
     
    Data Processing, 1987 Annual Report, 5 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1987, undated.
    Emergency Management Plan, 8 black and white photographs, 1985.
    Engineering and Inspections, 3 black and white photographs, undated.
    Engineering and Inspections, 17 black and white photographs and 2 color photo photographs, 1983-1987, undated.
    C.P.C. "Heart of the City" Tour (March 19, 1983), 10 black and white photographs and 1 note, 1983, 1985.
    Finance, 3 black and white photographs, undated.
    Finance, 11 black and white photographs and 1 color photo, 1984, 1986-1987, undated.
    Fire and Rescue, 9 black and white photographs; 1985, undated.
    Fire and Rescue, 14 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, 1981-1982, 1984, 1987, undated.
    Fire and Rescue and Village Green Explosion, 5 black and white photographs and 1 label, 1983-1984.
    Fire and Rescue, 6 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph of the West End Fire Department, 1963, undated.
    Fire and Rescue, Groundbreaking Station #3, 5 color photographs and 5 black and white photographs along with 1 label, 1986
    Fire and Rescue, Groundbreaking Station #3, 14 black and white photographs, 1986, undated.
    Goals and Objectives, 11 black and white photographs, 1980, undated.
    Goals and Objectives, 6 black and white photographs, undated
    Great Bus, 10 black and white photographs, 1983-1984, undated.
    Humber House, 4 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1983.
    Library (Sheppard Memorial), 13 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1981, 1984-1987, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 18 black and white photographs and 6 negative strips, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 12 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 16 color photographs and 1 label, 1985
  • Box 3
     
    Mayor and City Council - Bloodmobile, Public Works Facility, 7 black and white photographs and 1 label, 1986
    Mayor and City Council, 6 black and white photographs and 23 color photographs, 1981, 1983, undated
    Mayor and City Council, 22 color photographs, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 8 black and white photographs, 12 color photographs and 1 label, 1983
    Mayor and City Council, 15 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1981, 1982, undated
    Mayor and City Council, 9 black and white photographs, 1982, 1986, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 7 black and white photographs, 1984-1985.
    Mayor and City Council, 28 black and white photographs and 6 color photographs, 1979, 1982-1983, undated.
    Mayor and City Council, 2 black and white photogaphs, 1984-1985
    Portrait of Women, 1 negative strip, undated
    Groups of People and Objects, 6 black and white photographs, 1970, undated
    City Council and other Events, 21 black and white photographs, 6 color photographs,
    Dedication of Transit Garage and Sporting Event, 1983, undated.
    John P. East, Senator from N.C. at event in his honor, 9 black and white photographs, undated.
    Personnel, 12 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1980, 1982-1984, 1987.
    Personnel, 19 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1983-1985, 1987, undated.
    Police Department (Personnel, Bicycle Auction), 11 black and white photographs, 1983, undated.
    Police Department (Personnel, Annual Report, Instruction), 19 black and white photographs and 4 photographs, 1983-1984, 1987, undated.
    Policy School Graduation, 11 black and white photographs and 1 label, 1984
    Police Department (Administrative and Events) 25 black and white photographs, 1983, 1987, undated.
    Police Department Personnel, 11 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1984-1985, 1987, undated
  • Box 4
     
    Public Information Events, 5 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, 1984.
    Public Information Event, 23 color photographs and 2 negative strips, undated.
    Public Information Events, Fair Exhibits (10/2/81, 9/27 to 10/2, 1982), Tobacco Farmer Show (11/18/1981, 11/15-17/1983); 36 black and white photographs and 4 color photographs, 1981-1984, 1986-1988
    Public Works - Construction, 12 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1981, 1984-1985, undated)
    Public Works - Greenville Downtown and Surrounding Areas, 19 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1982-1984, undated.
    Public Works - Administrative and Maintenance, 22 black and white photographs, 1981, 1985, undated.
    Public Works Projects and Sanitation Department - 23 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1983, 1986, undated.
    Public Works - Construction and other Duties, 17 color photographs, 1986-1987, undated.
    Public Works Projects and Sanitation Department - 19 black and white photographs, 1981, 1983-1984, 1986, undated)
    Recreation, 22 black and white photographs and 10 color photographs, 1986-1987, undated.
    Recreation, images of Special Olympics, 24 black and white photographs, 1 color photograph and 1 label, 1984, 1986, undated.
    Recreation, images of Special Olympics, National Library Week and West Meadowbrook Ballfield, 22 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, 1983,undated.
    Recreation, images of Park River North (May 1985), its' Environment Awareness Center (January 1984) and its' dedication ceremony (September 28, 1983), 26 black and white photographs and 3 labels, 1983-1985.
    United Way, images of Campaign, 13 black and white photographs, 1986.
    Utilities - Water Plant (12/1982),Grounds and Dedication Ceremony and Ground-Breaking of Waste Water and Water Plants (3/28/1983), 17 black and white photographs and 1 label, 1982-1984.
    Utilities - Events, Energy Fair (11/1/1980), Public Power Agency Public Hearing (9/17/1981), and Public Power Agency Agreement Signing (1982), 20 black and white photographs and 3 documents, 1980-1982, undated.
    Wellness - Health Fair (1988) which included vendors such as Greenville Aquatics and Fitness Center, 5 photographs, 1988.


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