Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Digital Collection

Image: “Farm Power Show,” Carolina Power and Light Co. Photograph Collection (Call number: PhC.68.1.208.1)

About this collection

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Digital Collection is an attempt to highlight a representative sample of the holdings of the State Archives of North Carolina related to the STEM fields, and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. To create this digital collection, we have drawn material from more than 50 records series and collections held by the SANC including from: State Agency Records, Private Collections, Photograph Collections, Organization Records, General Assembly Records, and Map Collections.

Currently the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Digital Collection includes a selection of photographs, charts, reports, diagrams, surveys, maps, correspondence, speeches, minutes, notes, and legal documents from the following collections:

  • Agricultural Society of North Carolina Paper (ORG.2)
  • Agriculture Record Group. Entomology Division: Correspondence and Reports (MARS Id: 7.26 (Series)
  • Albert Barden Negative Collection (N.53)
  • Alonzo T. Mial (1823-1897) Papers (PC.132)
  • Benjamin Wesley Kilgore Papers (PC.245)
  • Bensen Aircraft Corporation Papers (PC.1931)
  • Board of Science and Technology Record Group. Scientific Equipment File (MARS Id: 124.2 (Series))
  • Bonsack Machine Company Papers (PC.1598)
  • Caleb D. Bradham Papers (PC.1745)
  • Carolina Power and Light Co. Photograph Collection (PhC.68)
  • Charles Pattison Bolles (1823-1909) Papers (PC.44)
  • Charlotte Hilton Green Papers (PC.1661)
  • D. J. Harrill Collection (PC.1202)
  • David Paton (1802-1882) Papers (PC.158)
  • Dorothea Dix School of Nursing Related Papers (ORG.140)
  • Dr. George Marion Cooper Photograph Collection (PhC.41)
  • Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood (d. 1892) Papers (PC.1346)
  • Dr. William Thornton Collection (PC.2054)
  • Economic Development Record Group. Science and Technology Development Section, Science and Technology Research Center: Photograph File. (MARS Id: 44.19 (Series))
  • Economic Development Record Group. Science and Technology Development Section, Science and Technology Research Center: Subject File. (MARS Id: 44.21 (Series))
  • Francis Lister Hawks (1798-1866) Papers (PC.574)
  • General Assembly Record Group. Session Records (MARS Id: 66.8 (Series))
  • General Negative Collection. Audio Visual Materials Photographic Collections (MARS Id: 4 (Record Group))
  • George Alton Stewart Collection (PC.1752.1-2)
  • George Holland Collection (PC.1194)
  • Gilbert S. Waters Scrapbook (PC.1173)
  • Health Services Record Group. Health Services Laboratory Section: Hookworm Disease Survey and Correspondence (MARS Id: 93.14 (Series))
  • Health Services Record Group. Health Services Laboratory Section: Sanitary (Engineering) Surveys File (MARS Id: 93.13 (Series))
  • Henry King Burgwyn, Sr., Diaries (PC.515)
  • Herbert Hutchinson Brimley (1861-1946) Papers (PC.203)
  • Ivanhoe Manufacturing Company Papers (PC.230)
  • J. M. Pickel (1850-1921) Collection (PC.1434)
  • James McGill Manuscript (PC.1850)
  • Lafayette Holt Papers (PC.1992)
  • Museum of Art Record Group. Black Mountain College Research Project. Visual Materials (MARS Id: 61.12.8 (Sub Series))
  • North Carolina Colony and State Maps (MC.150)
  • North Carolina Maps. Individual Watercourses (MC.167)
  • Olsen Associates (Consulting Engineers) Photograph Collection (PhC.47)
  • Paul M. Gross Papers (PC.1927)
  • Raleigh and Quarry Experimental Railroad Minutes (G.O.151)
  • Reginald A. Fessenden Papers (PC.1140)
  • Richard M. Eames Papers (PC.187)
  • Robert C. Ruiz Papers (PC.2014)
  • Rural Electrification Authority Record Group. County Survey File (MARS Id: 50.7 (Series))
  • Rural Electrification Authority Record Group. Letters and Information -- 1934 Survey (MARS Id: 50.12 (Series))
  • Rural Electrification Authority Record Group. Requests for Electric Service (MARS Id: 50.9 (Series))
  • Theodore Dreier and Barbara Loines Dreier Black Mountain College Collection (PC.1956)
  • State Board of Education Record Group. Swamp Lands Records (MARS Id: 1.1 (Series))
  • Thomas Yancey Milburn (1892-1977) Papers (PC.1540)
  • Union Copper Mines Company Papers (PC.1600)
  • Weldon N. Edwards (1788-1873) Papers (PC.43)
  • Whitman Price Papers (PC.1821.1 Oversize)
  • W. W. "Bud" White Southern Bell Telephone Company Photograph Collection (PhC.157)

To search for additional STEM resources at the State Archives of North Carolina, visit the MARS online catalog

Related links:

To learn more about Science, Technology, and Innovation in North Carolina, visit the list of articles that can be found at NCpedia.

To learn more about Scientists and Inventors in North Carolina, check out this list of biographies that can be found at NCpedia.