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Archive for October 29th, 2010

The following is from a news release by Colonial Williamsburg: “The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has acquired a large collection of colonial paper currency issued by North Carolina prior to the American Revolution. “Comprised of more than 6,600 notes in varying denominations issued between 1748 and 1771, the stash of cash was worth about 7,176 pounds […]

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Greetings from the Technical Services Department in the North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives (NCCPA)! We are very pleased to announce the launch of a new feature now available with finding aids for selected collections in the NCCPA. This feature has been specifically designed to provide researchers access to NCCPA materials that have been digitized in […]

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I recently reprocessed the John Moran Frohock photo collection (P0042 in the North Carolina Collection Photo Archives). Contained therein are some images labeled “Fishing trip, Wedge Point, N.C., 2-7 September 1927; George’s Shad boat, N. B. Isaih” (I suspect that should be Isaiah). There are nice shots of people fishing on a boat seemingly captained […]

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