Jean M. Duff Collection

1906-2008, undated
Manuscript Collection #979
Creator(s)
Duff, Jean M.
Physical description
1.03 Cubic Feet, 2 containers, 265 items
Preferred Citation
Jean M. Duff Collection (#979), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

Collection contains newspapers (1945-1978) from New York City, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Florida related to special events such as the end of World War II, the Vietnam War, the death of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, the Apollo astronauts landing on the moon, hurricanes, and the Bicentennial of the U.S. Also included in this collection are postcards (postmarked 1906-2008, with the bulk of them being 1906-1944) of scenes and buildings in North Carolina, several European countries, Morocco, and several Central American and South American countries.


Administrative information
Custodial History

December 1, 2003 (unprocessed) 24 items, 0.91 cubic feet; Collection (1945-1978) of newspapers from New York, NY, Hazelton, PA, Newark, NJ, and Orlando, FL concerning major contemporary issues, including: the end of World War II in Europe and Japan; the coal strike of 1946; the Berlin Crisis of 1961; the 20th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, 1964; the war in Vietnam and Cambodia, Kent State shootings, 1969-1970; the Apollo astronauts' mission to the moon, 1969; Sen. Edward M. Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne, 1969; attempted assassination of Gov. George C. Wallace, 1972; the death of President Johnson, 1973; the Bicentennial of the United States, 1976; and the Florida taxpayers revolt, 1978. Donor: Jean M. Duff

June 11, 2013 (unprocessed addition 1) 241 items, 0.12 cubic feet; Approximately 240 black and white and color postcards, 1906-2008 (bulk 1906-1944), undated, depicting buildings and scenes in North Carolina, European countries, and other countries. Donor: Jean M. Duff

Source of acquisition

Gift of Jean M. Duff

Processing information

Encoded by Mark Custer, January 3, 2008

Copyright notice

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


Container list
Box 1 Folder a New York (NY) Daily News, v. 26, n. 272 (8 May 1945) 1 item. 32 p. Note: Victory in Europe
Box 1 Folder b New York (NY) Daily Mirror, v. 21, n. 273 (9 May 1945) 1 item. 28 p. Victory in Europe
Box 1 Folder c Easton (PA) Express, v. 90, n. 239 (14 August 1945) 1 item. 10 p. Note: Japanese surrender near
Box 1 Folder d New York (NY) Daily News, v. 27, n. 44 (15 August 1945) 1 item. 52 p. Note: Japanese surrender
Box 1 Folder e New York (NY) Journal American, n. 21,045 (2 September 1945) 1 item. 22 p. Note: Japanese surrender
Box 1 Folder f New York (NY) Sunday Mirror, v. 14, n. 35 (2 September 1945) 1 item. 28 p. Note: Japanese surrender
Box 1 Folder g Hazelton-Conyngam (PA) Vigilant, v. 43 (5 April 1946) 1 item. 4 p. Note: Coal strike
Box 1 Folder h Hazelton (PA) Plain Speaker v. 80, n. 23,445 (11 September 1961) 1 item. 18 p. Note: Berlin crisis; Hurricane Carla
Box 1 Folder i Parade Magazine (Sunday Star-Ledger) (20 December 1964) 1 item. 16 p. Note: General McAuliffe returns to Bastogne
Box 1 Folder j Newark (NJ) Star Ledger, v. 55, n. 339 (21 January 1969) 1 item. 10 p. Note: Nixon's plan for peace in Vietnam
Box 1 Folder k Newark (NJ) Star Ledger, v. 56, n. 123 (20 June 1969) 1 item. 12 p. Note: Nixon's plan to withdraw from Vietnam
Box 1 Folder l Newark (NJ) Star Ledger, v. 56, n. 153 (20 July 1969) 1 item. 28 p. Note: Astronauts on the moon
Box 1 Folder m Newark (NJ) Star Ledger, v. 56, n. 154 (21 July 1969) 1 item. 28 p. Note: Astronauts on the moon
Box 1 Folder n Newark (NJ) Star Ledger, v. 56, n. 155 (22 July 1969) 1 item. 20 p. Note: Astronauts on the way to earth from the moon
Box 1 Folder o Newark (NJ) Star Ledger, v. 56, n. 158 (25 July 1969) 1 item. 20 p. Note: Return of Apollo astronauts from the moon
Box 1 Folder p Newark (NJ) Star Ledger, v. 56, n. 159 (26 July 1969) 1 item. 10 p. Note: Sen. Edward M. Kennedy & death of Mary Jo Kopechne
Box 1 Folder q Newark (NJ) Sunday Star Ledger, v. 57, n. 68 (26 April 1970) 1 item. 28 p. Note: Cambodian invasion
Box 1 Folder r Newark (NJ) Star Ledger, v. 57, n. 77 (5 May 1970) 1 item. 10 p. Note: National Guard kills 4 students at Kent State University
Box 1 Folder s Newark (NJ) Star Ledger, v. 57, n. 78 (6 May 1970) 1 item. 56 p. Note: US to leave Cambodia in June
Box 1 Folder t Newark (NJ) Star Ledger, v. 59, n. 89 (16 May 1972) 1 item. 28 p. Note: Gov. George C. Wallace shot
Box 1 Folder u Newark (NJ) Sunday Star Ledger, v. 59, n. 129 (25 June 1972) 1 item. 24 p. Note: Pres. Nixon sees flood damage (Hurricane Agnes)
Box 1 Folder v Newark (NJ) Star Ledger, v. 59, n. 341 (23 January 1973) 1 item. 16 p. Note: Death of LBJ
Box 1 Folder w Newark (NJ) Herald News. Bicentennial Edition (3 July 1976) 1 item. 68 p. Note: Bicentennial vignettes
Box 1 Folder x Orlando (FL) Sentinel Star, v. 102, n. 27 (27 January 1978) 1 item. 13 p. Note: Florida taxpayers revolt
Box 2 Folder b Postcards of Elkin, North Carolina, 1907-1908 postmarks, undated
Box 2 Folder c Postcards of Greensboro, North Carolina, 1906-1909 postmarks
Box 2 Folder d Postcards of Wilmington, North Carolina, 1906-1907 postmarks, undated
Box 2 Folder e Postcards of Windsor, North Carolina, 1906-1908 postmarks, undated
Box 2 Folder f Postcards of various North Carolina locations, 1906-1909, 1940-1999 postmarks, undated
Box 2 Folder g Postcards of North Carolina background but not of a particular location ("Greetings From North Carolina," etc.), 1909-1910, 1943, 1969-2004 postmarks
Box 2 Folder h Postcards of Alaska, New York, and Virginia, 1906, 1907, 2008 postmarks
Box 2 Folder i Postcards of various topics, 1907, 1943-1944, 1989, 2008 postmarks, undated
Box 2 Folder j Postcards of Bermuda, Canal Zone, Cuba, El Salvador, Germany, Gibraltor, Guatemala, Honduras, Malta, Mexico, Okinawa, Panama, Puerto Rico, S. Miguel-Azores, Scotland, Venzuela, and Virgin Islands, 1935-1950, 1980 postmarks, undated
Box 2 Folder k Postcards of locations in England (and one of the Royal Family), 1932-1939, 1969-1974 postmarks, undated
Box 2 Folder l Postcards of locations in France, 1933 postmark, undated
Box 2 Folder m Postcards of locations in Italy, 1911, 1935 postmarks, undated
Box 2 Folder n Postcards of locations in Luxembourg, undated
Box 2 Folder o Postcards of locations in Mallorca, undated
Box 2 Folder p Postcards of locations in Morocco, undated