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Block 114, 1901-1917, undated

 Series — Box: 5, Folder: 30, 31

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 114, the parameters being S. Second Street, Ann Street, S. Third Street, and Nun Street. These documents include envelopes, plat drawings, single sheets of notes, correspondence, mortgage certificates, deeds, Mechanics' Home Association documents, indenture documents, and newspaper clippings. Names of specific people mentioned in these records include E. E. Burruss, H. C. McQueen, Sarah E. Landon, Norwood Vail Gause, Anna C. Gause, Margaret Darby, J. H. Gore, John M. Wright, Charles H. King, Mary J. King, Caroline Robbins, Kenneth McKoy, W. H. Green, Benjamin W. Berry, George W. Bullard, C. D. Ellis, Alice Young, William H. Green, R. F. Brown, Elvya Williams, Alex Strauss, C. M. Steadman, Laura M. Derane, W. A. Williams, W. B. McKoy, and W. C. Fergus. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. Specific dates mentioned in these records include 1901, 1914, 1915, 1916, and 1917, although the bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920.


  • 1901-1917, undated

Conditions Governing Access

Access to some materials in this collection has been restricted by Special Collections in order to preserve the original materials. Contact the Center for Southeast North Carolina Archives and History at for information on access to this collection.


From the Collection: 24 Containers (Contains 18 bankers boxes, 2 document boxes, 1 oversize box, and 3 oversize folders)


From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository