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This collection consists of the accumulated working papers of professor, historian, and author Dr. Walter H. Conser Jr. between the years 1970 and 2014. Throughout this period Dr. Walter Conser wrote, compiled, and/or edited nine major works, over twenty academic papers, and various lectures, speeches and presentations. The collection is comprised primarily of research materials, publishing documents, memorabilia and correspondences. Additionally donated were over 100 books and 13 records...
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This collections contains materials related to the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, a shipyard in Wilmington, North Carolina that was created as part of the U.S. Government's Emergency Shipbuilding Program during World War II. Included in the collection is a typed manuscript documenting the history of the company, a photocopied map of the Maffit Village neighborhood, and 19 photographs and 2 printing plates illustrating the company's grounds, workers and shipbuilding activities.