The Camera Shop Records
Scope and Contents
This collection contains records from The Camera Shop, a business that operated at Front and Grace Street in Wilmington, N.C. for seventy-two years. Materials include personal, business, and supply correspondence, customer and supplier invoices, advertising correspondence and invoices, job applications, property paperwork, and mail solicitations from 1942-1957. Of note in this collection is correspondence between The Camera Shop and suppliers during World War II, at which time The Camera Shop was denied camera and film supplies because of wartime restrictions and regulations.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Copyright 2020 University of North Carolina at Wilmington, all rights reserved (subject to exceptions). Certain items in this collections were conveyed to UNCW without the accompanying copyright. Where the donor did not convey copyright to UNCW, copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
0.21 Linear Feet (Contains 1 document box.)
The Camera Shop Records are arranged by topic. Within topics, the documents are arranged chronologically.
This collection was purchased from McAllister and Solomon Used and Rare Books. Date of acquisition unknown.
This collection was processed by Darby Freeman in January 2020.
- The Camera Shop Records
- Darby Freeman
- 2020 January 23
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