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Parkwood Elementary School photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials

Identifier: NCC-0134

Scope and Contents

The collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, and yearbooks from Parkwood Elementary School. Most of the photographs are class pictures, but the collection also includes pictures and negatives of school activities and field trips. There is also a CD of pictures of the Waterwise Garden, a garden planted by Parkwood students and sponsored by the Northeast Creek Streamwatch.


  • 1977 - 2009

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

Administrative History

Part of the Durham County Schools system, Parkwood Elementary School opened in 1967 on Revere Road in Southwest Durham. It is located in Parkwood neighborhood, which grew up starting in 1960 to house workers in the newly opened Research Triangle Park. Originally the school had a faculty of 13 teachers, a librarian, and a principal. The facility was remodeled in 1983, 1989, 1992 and 2005.


1 Linear Foot (2 boxes: 1 document box, 1 flat box)

1 Oversize Folder

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged alphabetically.

Physical Access Restrictions

Some of our materials are stored offsite. These items are not available for same day access and require advance notice to retrieve. Contact North Carolina Collection staff at to plan your visit.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Related Materials

Durham Schools Collection (NCC.0067)

Collection Name

The name of this collection was changed in Summer 2022. Boxes and folders in the collection may be labeled with the previous name, which was Parkwood Elementary School Records. The current title should be used when referring to or citing the collection.

Finding Aid for the Parkwood Elementary School Photographs, Scrapbooks, and Other Materials
Jamie Patrick-Burns
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2022 November 26: Finding aid migrated to ArchivesSpace by Jo Overstreet.

Repository Details

Part of the North Carolina Collection Repository

300 N. Roxboro Street
Durham NC 27701 United States