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General William MacRae and Colonel Walker Taylor Biographies

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Identifier: SC-MS-039
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the biographies of two prominent Wilmingtonians, General William MacRae and Colonel Walker Taylor. Both items are photocopies of the original. MacRae served with the Confederacy in the Civil War and worked as a civil engineer for the Macon and Brunswick Railroad. Taylor served as a community and civic leader, and in 1913, President Woodrow Wilson named him the U.S. Collector of Customs for the Wilmington Port.

Dates: Undated

George Bernard Shaw Private Paper

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Identifier: SC-MS-014
Scope and Contents This collection contains one postcard with a printed mini-essay on the value of a forty letter “alfabet” by Bernard Shaw; the address Ayot Saint Lawrence, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, is also printed at the end of the card. Added to this are further, handwritten arguments supporting the need for an expanded alphabet, which are dated December 26, 1947, and initialed “G.B.S.” The card is addressed to “William Russell M.S. Athens (Georgia) U.S. America.” The card bears an English stamp and is...
Dates: 1947

George Fokakis Memorabilia

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Identifier: SC-MS-304
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters and WWII memorabilia from George Fokakis' military service and items of personal importance, including reunion books, badges, and maps. The dates of the letters span from 1943 to 1951, during WWII and the Korean War. The letters contain correspondence mainly between George and his family during his time of service in WWII. George wrote often to his siblings: sisters Katherine and Clara, and his brother Nick. George's conversations with his sisters would...
Dates: 1943-2001, Undated

George Franklin Kiker Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-295
Scope and Contents

The Kiker collection contains photographs of Private First Class George Franklin Kiker, telegrams sent to his family notifying them of his injury, a copy of his honorable discharge, his Purple Heart, and other medals he was awarded. Several paper items were preserved from a scrapbook, some are attached on both sides of the pages. These items include Bill Mauldin editorial cartoons, newspaper clippings, Christmas Cards, and V-Mail.

Dates: 1933-1946

George Walton Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-147
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, clippings, manuscript material, photographs, interviews and questionnaires relating to the research and publication of George Walton's Devils Brigade, Faint The Trumpet Sounds, The Wasted Generation and Rome Fell Today.

Dates: 1959-1969, undated

Gilbert H. Burnett Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-MS-402
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal papers, memorabilia, A/V, photo albums/scrapbooks, certificates and diplomas, and photographs of retired North Carolina 5th Judicial District Judge Gilbert H. Burnett.

Dates: 1925-2017

Gillespie Family Genealogical Record

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Identifier: SC-MS-025
Scope and Contents This family genealogy begins with David Gillespie, Sr., and his wife, Miss Borthick. Their son, David Jr., had three sons, James, Archibald and Borthick, who emigrated to New Bern, North Carolina. Borthick returned to Ireland while Archibald and James remained. James purchased land near Kenansville and named his home Golden Grove. This record lists James’ descendants, sometimes as far as the ninth generation-James being the third. This record is 41 pages long and is a photocopy; the original...
Dates: 1977, Undated (photocopies)

Gordon-Smith Letter

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Identifier: SC-MS-099
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter dated March 6, 1921 and written by Gordon Gordon-Smith to Mr. M. MacRae of Wilmington thanking MacRae for his letter of February 28th, 1921 regarding his interest in the Serbian people. Gordon-Smith wrote a book on the Serbian Campaign.

Dates: 1921 March 6

Gore Cooper Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-005
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of some of William Bryant Cooper’s public papers. Included is a statement of his campaign expenses in 1920 and a letter and accompanying voucher for $6.00 for Cooper’s last day of service as President of the North Carolina State Senate Session of 1925. Cooper, a Democrat from New Hanover County, served as Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina from 1921-1925. As such, he presided over the State Senate for the two regular and two special sessions.

Dates: 1895-1925 (photocopies)

Governor John W. Ellis Proclamation

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Identifier: SC-MS-041
Scope and Contents

A copy of a rare broadside calling the North Carolina legislature into special session was issued by Gov. John W. Ellis on April 17, 1861. The session was called as a result of Abraham Lincoln's call to arms "for the invasion of the peaceful homes of the South....." Only one original is known to exist (according to the donor) from which this copy was made.

Dates: 1861 April 17 (photocopy)

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North Carolina Azalea Festival (1948-) 3
Rehder, Jessie 3
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 3
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Berkman, Jack I., 1908-1999 2
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Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 2
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High, Daniel Pinkney, 1843-1912 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Jones, Pembroke, 1858-1919 2
Jones, Viola Murrell 2
League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear 2
Lower Cape Fear Historical Society 2
MacRae, Hugh, 1865-1951 2
Major League Baseball (Organization) 2
Martin, Silas N. (Silas Nelson), 1828-1877 2
Murchison, David R. (David Reid), 1837-1882 2
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National Football League 2
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 2
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North Carolina State Ports Authority 2
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Rehder, Stanley (George Stanley), 1922-2012 2
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Rorison, Harmon Chadbourn, 1893-1976 2
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Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 2
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Thomas, Cornelius (Neal) Dickinson, 1920-2005 2
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Armstrong, Thomas James, 1813-1877 1
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 1
Ashe, John Baptista, -1734 1
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Ashe, Samuel, 1725-1813 1
Ashe, William Shepperd, 1814-1862 1
Atkinson, J.W., Colonel (John Wilder), 1830-1910 1
Atkinson, Thomas, 1807-1881 1
Avco Embassy Pictures 1
Avery, Johnston, 1901-1970 1
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Bellamy, John Dillard, Dr., 1817-1896 1
Bemiss, S. M. (Samuel Merrifield), 1821-1884 1
Berkman, Consuelo, 1949-1996 1
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