What is this page?
This is a collection guide. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division,
J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our
reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
Collection about the East Carolina University lecture series begun in 2001 to honor noted surgeon and Laupus Library donor Karel B. Absolon, M.D., Ph.D.
Picture postcards of hospitals in the United States. This collection has postcards from 44 states plus Washington, D.C. Many are in color.
Information about the Laupus Library exhibits including those held at Joyner Library. The collection include signs, captions, bibliographies, lists, and illustrations.
Two notebooks found in the Laupus Library History Collection with no presently known provenance. One notebook is a dietetics notebook from E. Alexander at General Hospital, Patterson, New Jersey. The other notebook is Dr. Edward Beach Crowell’s medical recipe book.
Flyers, invitations, and programs from medical history lecture series put on by East Carolina University Medical History Club and then Medical History Interest Group.
Newspaper articles and programs from topping off and dedication ceremonies.
The Ephemera Collection contains items that were found in the Laupus Library History Collection that could not be identified to belong to a specific collection. It includes two bronze relief coins and a Confederate currency from Mississippi.
Medical illustrations from the Center for Health Sciences Communications.
The collection has information about the proposed learning village for the health sciences at East Carolina University. It includes a presentation about the learning village, site drawings, meeting minutes, and preliminary space numbers.
Microscopes plus cases, accessories, and instruction manuals. Includes items manufactured in the United States, England, France, Germany, and Japan.
Five posters about the health sciences and East Carolina University.
Photographs and images, primarily oversized, found in Laupus Library history collection that did not correspond to a specific collection.
Information and artifacts from the visits to Laupus Library by librarians from the Moldovan Scientific Medical Library in 2007 and by the Moldovan Minister of Health in 2008.
Miscellaneous papers found in books in the Laupus history collection that have been cataloged.
The collection is comprised of personal papers from Dr. Andrew A. Best, tributes to him before and after his death, and programs from the Andrew Best Senior Recognition Banquet.