City of Greenville (NC) Public Works Office Collection

1963-1988, undated (bulk 1980-1988)
Manuscript Collection #953
Creator(s)
City of Greenville (NC) Public Works Office
Physical description
2 Cubic Feet, 4 archival boxes
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.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

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.


Biographical/historical information

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


Scope and arrangement

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.


Administrative information
Custodial History

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

Source of acquisition

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

Processing information

Encoded by Mark Custer, January 4, 2008

Processing completed December 1, 2017, by Nanette Hardison.

Copyright notice

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


Key terms
Personal Names
East, John P.
Humber family--Homes and haunts
Topical
Buildings--North Carolina--Greenville--Photographs
Local officials and employees--North Carolina--Greenville--Photographs
Public libraries--North Carolina--Greenville
Public safety--North Carolina--Greenville--Photographs
Public works--North Carolina--Greenville--Photographs
Sanitation--North Carolina--Greenville--Photographs

Container list
Box 1 Folder a Budgeting, Budgetary Meetings, 16 black and white photographs along with attachment, 1980-1981
Box 1 Folder b City Clerk, 11 black and white photographs; 1 document concerning license plates, 1984, 1986, undated
Box 1 Folder c City Council, 5 black and white photographs, 1986, undated
Box 1 Folder d City Council, 18 black and white photographs
Box 1 Folder e City Council, 12 color photographs and 4 negative strips, undated
Box 1 Folder f 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
Box 1 Folder g City Council, Mayor's Advisory Committee Meetings, 4 black and white photographs with 1 envelope, 1980
Box 1 Folder i 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
Box 1 Folder j City Manager Gail Meeks, 15 black and white photographs, undated
Box 1 Folder k City Manager Loretta, 1 black and white photograph with 1 envelope and 1 negative. 1987
Box 1 Folder l City Manager Knowles, 4 black and white photographs with 1 envelope and 1 negative, 1988
Box 1 Folder m City Manager (Unknown), 8 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1987, undated
Box 1 Folder n City Manager Gail Meeks and two other persons, 7 black and white photographs, 1986, undated
Box 1 Folder o City Manager, 4 black and white photographs, 1984, undated
Box 1 Folder p City Manager, Gail's Hawaii Going Away Luau Party (July 1985), 7 black and white photographs and one envelope
Box 1 Folder q City Manager, 7 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1984-1985
Box 2 Folder a Data Processing, 1987 Annual Report, 5 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1987, undated
Box 2 Folder b Emergency Management Plan, 8 black and white photographs, 1985
Box 2 Folder c Engineering and Inspections, 3 black and white photographs, undated
Box 2 Folder d Engineering and Inspections, 17 black and white photographs and 2 color photo photographs, 1983-1987
Box 2 Folder e C.P.C. "Heart of the City" Tour (March 19, 1983), 10 black and white photographs and 1 note, 1983, 1985
Box 2 Folder f Finance, 3 black and white photographs, undated
Box 2 Folder g Finance, 11 black and white photographs and 1 color photo, 1984, 1986-1987
Box 2 Folder h Fire and Rescue, 9 black and white photographs; 1985, undated
Box 2 Folder i Fire and Rescue, 14 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, 1981-1982, 1984, 1987, undated
Box 2 Folder j Fire and Rescue and Village Green Explosion, 5 black and white photographs and 1 label, 1983-1984
Box 2 Folder k Fire and Rescue, 6 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph of the West End Fire Department, 1963, undated
Box 2 Folder l Fire and Rescue, Groundbreaking Station #3, 5 color photographs and 5 black and white photographs along with 1 label, 1986
Box 2 Folder m Fire and Rescue, Groundbreaking Station #3, 14 black and white photographs, 1986, undated
Box 2 Folder n Goals and Objectives, 11 black and white photographs, 1980, undated
Box 2 Folder o Goals and Objectives, 6 black and white photographs, undated
Box 2 Folder p Great Bus, 10 black and white photographs, 1983-1984
Box 2 Folder q Humber House, 4 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1983
Box 2 Folder r Library (Sheppard Memorial), 13 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1981, 1984-1987
Box 2 Folder s Mayor and City Council, 18 black and white photographs and 6 negative strips, undated
Box 2 Folder t Mayor and City Council, 12 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, undated
Box 2 Folder u Mayor and City Council, 16 color photographs and 1 label, 1985
Box 3 Folder a Mayor and City Council - Bloodmobile, Public Works Facility, 7 black and white photographs and 1 label, 1986
Box 3 Folder b Mayor and City Council, 6 black and white photographs and 23 color photographs, 1981, 1983, undated
Box 3 Folder c Mayor and City Council, 22 color photographs, undated
Box 3 Folder d Mayor and City Council, 8 black and white photographs, 12 color photographs and 1 label, 1983
Box 3 Folder e Mayor and City Council, 15 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1981, 1982, undated
Box 3 Folder f Mayor and City Council, 9 black and white photographs, 1982, 1986, undated
Box 3 Folder g Mayor and City Council, 7 black and white photographs, 1984-1985
Box 3 Folder h Mayor and City Council, 28 black and white photographs and 6 color photographs, 1979, 1982-1983
Box 3 Folder i Mayor and City Council, 2 black and white photogaphs, 1984-1985
Box 3 Folder j Portrait of Women, 1 negative strip, undated
Box 3 Folder k Groups of People and Objects, 6 black and white photographs, 1970, undated
Box 3 Folder m City Council and other Events, 21 black and white photographs, 6 color photographs,
Box 3 Folder n Dedication of Transit Garage and Sporting Event, 1983, undated
Box 3 Folder o John P. East, Senator from N.C. at event in his honor, 9 black and white photographs, undated
Box 3 Folder p Personnel, 12 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1980, 1982-1984, 1987
Box 3 Folder q Personnel, 19 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1983-1985, 1987, undated
Box 3 Folder r Police Department (Personnel, Bicycle Auction), 11 black and white photographs, 1983, undated
Box 3 Folder s Police Department (Personnel, Annual Report, Instruction), 19 black and white photographs and 4 photographs, 1983-1984, 1987, undated
Box 3 Folder t Policy School Graduation, 11 black and white photographs and 1 label, 1984
Box 3 Folder u Police Department (Administrative and Events) 25 black and white photographs, 1983, 1987, undated
Box 3 Folder v Police Department Personnel, 11 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1984-1985, 1987, undated
Box 4 Folder a Public Information Events, 5 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, 1984
Box 4 Folder b Public Information Event, 23 color photographs and 2 negative strips, undated
Box 4 Folder c 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
Box 4 Folder d Public Works - Construction, 12 black and white photographs and 2 color photographs, 1981, 1984-1985, undated)
Box 4 Folder e Public Works - Greenville Downtown and Surrounding Areas, 19 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1982-1984
Box 4 Folder f Public Works - Administrative and Maintenance, 22 black and white photographs, 1981, 1985, undated
Box 4 Folder g Public Works Projects and Sanitation Department - 23 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph, 1983, 1986, undated
Box 4 Folder h Public Works - Construction and other Duties, 17 color photographs, 1986-1987
Box 4 Folder i Public Works Projects and Sanitation Department - 19 black and white photographs, 1981, 1983-1984, 1986, undated)
Box 4 Folder j Recreation, 22 black and white photographs and 10 color photographs, 1986-1987
Box 4 Folder k Recreation, images of Special Olympics, 24 black and white photographs, 1 color photograph and 1 label, 1984, 1986, undated
Box 4 Folder l Recreation, images of Special Olympics, National Library Week and West Meadowbrook Ballfield, 22 black and white photographs and 3 color photographs, 1983,undated
Box 4 Folder m 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
Box 4 Folder n United Way, images of Campaign, 13 black and white photographs, 1986
Box 4 Folder o 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
Box 4 Folder p 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
Box 4 Folder q Wellness - Health Fair (1988) which included vendors such as Greenville Aquatics and Fitness Center, 5 photographs, 1988