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Oscar High Business Papers and Memorabilia

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Identifier: SC-MS-178
Scope and Contents The collection contains business receipts, letters, and advertisements from three businesses operated by Oscar High of Whiteville, North Carolina, spanning more than forty years from 1916 thru the 1960s, with special emphasis on the period between 1920's through 1950's. The personal letters of Mr. High's Waccamaw cottage rental business are of particular interest, as this covers both the Great Depression and World War II years and demonstrates his highly regarded business ethics and...
Dates: Undetermined

Oscar Pearsall Personal and Business Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-192
Abstract

Oscar Pearsall was a wholesale grocery merchant in Wilmington, North Carolina. He parterned with Benjamin Franklin Hall in 1874 and established Hall & Pearsall, a wholesale grocery and commission business. In 1906, Pearsall launched Pearsall & Company, with two of his sons, Frederick and Horace. This collection contains ledgers, correspondence, bills and shipping labels related to the two companies, as well as medical insurance certificates and related correspodence for Pearsall.

Dates: 1857-1962

Ower Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-111
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two publications and a letter by John B. Ower, an English professor at the University of South Carolina, concerning the poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Dates: 1991-2001

Pam Toll Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-278
Abstract

Pam Toll is a Wilmington based artist and professor as well as the co-founder and co-director of Acme Art Studios. The collection contains Toll's personal papers documenting her career and involvement in the community and with Acme Art Studios.

Dates: 1980-2019

Pastoral Summit 2001

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Identifier: SC-MS-193
Scope and Contents

Research relating to the 2001 Pastoral Summit in New Orleans, including correspondence, a questionnaire sent to churches, publications, brochures, minutes, photographs, and research notes.

Dates: 1996-2001

Patricia O'Meara Robbins and Carroll Robbins Jones Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-341
Scope and Contents This collection features the photography of Patricia O'Meara Robbins and the family research her daughter, Carroll Robbins Jones, compiled with her husband, Wilbur D. Jones, Jr., to write their book about Patricia's life and career--"She 'Shot' Her Way to Success: How China's Empress Dowager Ci Xi Launched a Photographer's Trailblazing Career," published in 2016. Some of the photographs were also featured in a 2001 book the Jones' wrote, "Hawaii Goes to War: The Aftermath of Pearl Harbor,"...
Dates: circa 1870-2013; Majority of material found in 1933-1959

Paul Clifford Collection of African and Pre-Columbian Art

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Identifier: SC-MS-216
Scope and Contents

The Clifford Collection of African (Ghana, Cameroon, Zaire, Liberia, Angola, Guinea), Pre-Columbian and early Mayan art includes figures, craft work, utensils, bowls, weapons, paintings, drawings, textiles, religious icons and photos of individual art pieces noting origin, composition, and approximate age, and appraised value.

Dates: 1969-1991

Paul Wilkes Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-159
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers, records, research, teachings, and publications of writer Paul Wilkes.

Dates: 1953-2006

Pearl Harbor Photographs

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Identifier: SC-MS-054
Scope and Contents

This collection contains thirty-six official United States Navy photographs of the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii and two booklets, Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 and This is . . . Pearl Harbor, both of which give brief histories of the area and chronicles the events of December 7, 1941.

Dates: 1941, undated

Pearsall Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-300
Scope and Contents

Contains personal letters between various members of the Pearsall family from the late 1800s to early 1900s, as well as bills, account statements, and the articles of agreement for the 2nd Presbyterian Church.

Dates: 1885-1925, undated

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Jones, Wilbur D., 1934- 4
Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986 4
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1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) 3
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Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 3
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North Carolina Azalea Festival (1948-) 3
Rehder, Jessie 3
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 3
Bellamy Mansion Museum 2
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Bellamy, John Dillard, 1853-1942 2
Berkman, Jack I., 1908-1999 2
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Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 2
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Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 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
National Collegiate Athletic Association 2
National Football League 2
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 2
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North Carolina State Ports Authority 2
Pearsall family 2
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Rehder, Stanley (George Stanley), 1922-2012 2
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Rorison, Harmon Chadbourn, 1893-1976 2
Rotary International 2
Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 2
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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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Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892 2
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African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 1
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Allsbrook, O.O. (Ogden Olmstead), 1899-1974 1
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Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 1
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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
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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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