Exhibit in Special Collections

Stuart Wright Collection

Exhibit on Display in Special Collections

Stuart Wright: A Life in Collecting

Items from the Stuart Wright Collection will be on display through September 30, 2011. This exhibit is displayed in the Special Collections department, located on the 4th floor.



$$$Call for Papers$$$ Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize

Established by Mrs. Ann Schwarzmann to honor William and Emily Rhem and Theodore and Ann Schwarzmann, the Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize annually recognizes outstanding research papers written by sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Cash prizes in the amount of $750, $500 and $250 will be awarded. Papers written during the spring or fall semester of 2011 are eligible and must be submitted electronically by December 31, 2011. Submissions should be sent by e-mail to Maury York, Assistant Director for Special Collections. For more information, call  (252) 328-0252 or send an e-mail message to yorkm@ecu.edu.

Records Center Closing

The University Records Center will be closed for approximately 30 days beginning on August 8, 2011 . We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. This time will provide staff the opportunity to perform renovations and inventory our holdings.

On Display

in North Carolina Collection

Exhibit on Display
Native Carolinians, 1585: The Theodor de Bry Engravings of John White Watercolors from the Collection of Michael N. Joyner

Includes 27 engravings of Native Americans, based on original watercolors by John White ca. 1585, that illustrated the 1590 edition of Thomas Harriot’s A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia.

April 4 – May 15, 2011
North Carolina Collection
Joyner Library, Third Floor

Call for Papers

Keats Sparrow Award




Please consider submitting research papers written in ENGL 1100 or 1200 for consideration in the 2011 W. Keats Sparrow Writing Award.  


Award amounts are:


*       First place – $200


*       Second place – $150


*       Third Place – $100


*       Papers may be submitted by an instructor (with the student's permission) or a student.


Guidelines & Application Form:


Entries Due: Friday, May 6, 2011 at 5 pm