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Special Collections Vertical Files

Identifier: SC-Vertical

Scope and Contents

The Special Collections vertical files are compiled by Special Collections staff on an ongoing basis and contain material such as articles, photocopied documents, maps, emphemera, etc. of various persons, places, organizations, and topical subjects related to UNCW and Southeastern North Carolina history.


  • Creation: Various


4 Containers (Contains 1 filing cabinet, 3 oversize boxes, and 1 flat file)

Language of Materials



The vertical files are arranged into four series:

1. Biographical
Material related to specific people of note from or in Southeast North Carolina. Arranged alphabetically by last name.
2. Printed Ephemera
Material of temporal value from various businesses, community groups, arts programs, events, and other organizations in Southeast North Carolina. Arranged alphabetically by topic then name.
3. Southeast North Carolina
Material related to Special Collections's eight county region in Southeast North Carolina of Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, New Hanvoer, Pender, Onslow, and Sampson Counties. Arranged alphabetically by subject then name.
4. Special
Material not related to Southeast North Carolina, but related to existing manuscript collections, other Special Collections items, or North Carolina generally. Arranged alphabetically.

Material is processed at the item level and is listed in chronological order within each file, when applicable.

Special Collections Vertical Files
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository