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James F. McMillan Diaries

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Identifier: SC-MS-168
Scope and Contents Dr. Jack D. Ellis of The University of Alabama, Huntsville, found these eight diaries in a Wilmington Flea Market. Dr. Ellis felt the entries chronicled the life of a young man in those days of comparative cultural malaise and unconcern for the unfolding larger events in the world outside his personal center. As an example, his entry for December 7, 1941, makes only a brief mention of War, and no mention of Pearl Harbor. Although young McMillan was of draft age, he never again mentions his...
Dates: 1940-1947

James R. Womble Civil War Letter

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Identifier: SC-MS-043
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by James R. Womble, a Confederate soldier, to his father, Thomas Womble. Womble was a laborer in Company A, 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense troops, of the Arsenal Guard. His letter is dated January 20, 1865. It was written from the City Courthouse of Wilmington and describes the fall of Fort Fisher.

Dates: 1865 January 20

James Walker Memorial Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-142
Scope and Contents

These papers contain the association's records, photographs, brochures, and related memorabilia, as well as documents belonging to alumni from their time of attendance.

Dates: 1903-1999

Jane Baldridge Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-310
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Baldridge's diaries, journals, personal correspondence, clippings, and slides of artwork. Most of the material in this collection is original.

Dates: 1983-2006, undated

Jane Brister World War II Memorabilia

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Identifier: SC-MS-237
Scope and Contents

This collection contains notes, photographs, and lists concerning the displacement of the Melster Family by the Nazis and the later repatriation of their property, as well as materials related to Jane Brister's return of two vases to Linderhoff Castle and an unrelated postcard addressed to Brister.

Dates: 1930-2001; Majority of material found within 1974-1985

Janet McGee Sheet Music Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-370
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of early to mid-twentieth century vocal and instrumental sheet music. The sheet music contains instruction for instruments such as piano, guitar, banjo, ukulele, and banjolele and spans musical genres. Instruction for songs from both films and musicals are available in the collection as well as unique pieces such as "Lindberg (Eagle Of The U.S.A.)" which was written in honor of aviator Charles Lindberg.

Dates: circa 1914-1950

Janet Seapker Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-182
Scope and Contents As Executive Director of The Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington, North Carolina, Janet Seapker was involved in cultural and historical events during the 1980's and 1990's, and was an influence in all aspects of historic preservation from environment to zoning and urban design. Included are committee reports from the North Carolina Museum Council, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, National Trust For Historic Preservation, and Historic Wilmington Preservation Network, along with maps of...
Dates: 1964-2001

Jean C. and Morris F. Powell Memorabilia

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Identifier: SC-MS-294
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal memorabilia of Jean C. and Morris F. Powell, including pharmaceutical advertisements, photographs and a diploma from James Walker Memorial Hospital Nursing School.

Dates: 1944-2003, undated

J.E.L. Wade Political Statement

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Identifier: SC-MS-077
Scope and Contents This unpublished political statement by James E.L. Wade in May, 1967 to the New Hanover County League of Women Voters covers a wide spectrum of programs he was involved with on both a local level and as a member of the General Assembly of North Carolina. Mr. Wade outlines his vision for the future of a greater Wilmington, covering improvements in all major areas from roads to parks and waterfront re-development, a convention center, preservation, recreation, city drainage, a bridge over the...
Dates: 1942, 1967, 1975

Jessie Rehder Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-068
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers relating to Jessie Clifford Rehder's career as a writer and academic. The collection includes the manuscripts, drafts, and edits of Rehder's writings that varied in genre from poems to novels. In addition, the collection includes documents, correspondence, journals, and newspaper clippings of Rehder's time as a lecturer at UNC Chapel Hill.

Dates: 1925-2002

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Randall, William M. (William Madison), 1899-1984 5
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Jones, Wilbur D., 1934- 4
Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986 4
United States. Navy 4
1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) 3
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Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 3
Community Hospital (Wilmington, NC) 3
Inman, Will, 1923-2009 3
North Carolina Azalea Festival (1948-) 3
Rehder, Jessie 3
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 3
Bellamy Mansion Museum 2
Bellamy family 2
Bellamy, John Dillard, 1853-1942 2
Berkman, Jack I., 1908-1999 2
Bethell, M. Eloise 2
Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 2
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Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 2
Episcopal Church. Diocese of East Carolina 2
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
National Collegiate Athletic Association 2
National Football League 2
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 2
North Carolina Coastal Federation 2
North Carolina Shipbuilding Company 2
North Carolina State Ports Authority 2
Pearsall family 2
Pearsall, Oscar, 1849-1925 2
Rehder, Stanley (George Stanley), 1922-2012 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Rorison, Harmon Chadbourn, 1893-1976 2
Rotary International 2
Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 2
Sister Cities International 2
St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, N.C.) 2
Thomas, Cornelius (Neal) Dickinson, 1920-2005 2
United States. Air Force 2
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Wagoner, William H., 1927-1999 2
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Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892 2
Zachary, Hugh, 1928-2016 2
Zebulon B. Vance (Liberty ship) 2
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 1
Ainsley, W. Frank, Jr. (William Frank), 1944-2010 1
Albritton, Jana, 1954- 1
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Allsbrook, O.O. (Ogden Olmstead), 1899-1974 1
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AnimEigo, Inc 1
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Armstrong, Thomas James, 1813-1877 1
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 1
Ashe, John Baptista, -1734 1
Ashe, Samuel A. (Samuel A'Court), 1840-1938 1
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
Avery, Virginia Hall, 1903-1981 1
Babcock, W. F. (Willard F.), 1917-1991 1
Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924 1
Bank of Wilmington (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
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Bellamy, Ellen Douglas, 1852-1946 1
Bellamy, Emmett Hargrove, 1891-1952 1
Bellamy, John Dillard, Dr., 1817-1896 1
Bemiss, S. M. (Samuel Merrifield), 1821-1884 1
Berkman, Consuelo, 1949-1996 1
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