Pieces O' Eight

University Archives #UA50-07

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Pieces O' Eight
    Repository: East Carolina University Archives
    Language: English
    Abstract: Students under the direction of a faculty advisor produced Pieces O' Eight beginning in 1939 to share the literary talent of students. In addition to short stories and essays, other sections of the magazine included pages devoted to humor, opinions, and advertisements of campus events.
    Extent: 0.5 Linear feet, 10 volumes,
  • Description

    Pieces O' Eight served as a literary platform for students of East Carolina Teachers College to share their sense of humor, opinions on world affairs, and take on the campus community in a forum designed by students to appeal to their peers. Though served by faculty advisors, all day to day operations of the magazine were controlled by students, including soliciting local businesses to advertise.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Published four times per year beginning in 1939, Pieces O' Eight shared the literary talents of East Carolina Teachers College students. Though overseen by faculty members, students comprised the editing, writing, and business branches of the magazine.

  • Administrative Information
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    This collection is open to the public without restrictions.

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    Preferred Citation

    {Item Description and date}. Pieces O' Eight. UA50.07. University Archives, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

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