November 1, 2011, (unprocessed) 0.562 cubic feet; Papers (186?-2011, bulk 1911-1958) contain correspondence, clippings, newspapers and photographs related to Eleazer Van Ness Harwood, Jr.’s career as a newspaper journalist, especially with
The World of New York City, and to his family life. Major topics of his journalistic career documented here are his coverage of the Wright Brothers’ 1911 flights at Kitty Hawk, NC, and a visit by Madame Marie Curie to the United States in 1929 to receive a gift of one gram of radium for use in scientific research. Donors: Alden D. Harwood, Van Ness Harwood, Jr.
Gift of Alden D. Harwood and Van Ness Harwood, Jr.
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Van Ness Harwood Papers (#1184), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.