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In September 1976, Sondra Claudine Langtry had the opportunity to travel for a month in the former Soviet Union, visiting with her father's Russian relatives. This collection contains postcards, travel observations, and personal ephemera from her visit there, as well as to other international destinations, such as Egypt and Finland. Also included is Langtry's thesis on Soviet views of the Middle East.
This collection contains the papers of the Barden family, who were planters in Sampson and Duplin Counties during the 19th century. Contained within are mercantile records, receipts for the purchase of enslaved persons, land indentures, correspondence, photographs and other documents that illustrate the economic activities of the family. All items are photocopies of originals authorized by the donor of the materials.
This collection contains historical records from the 1800s--such as letters, bank receipts and deposits, advertisements, property indentures, architectural plans, and other documents--of the Bellamy family related to their life and home in the Bellamy Mansion on Market Street in Historic Downtown Wilmington. Modern research and information is also included, mainly as photocopies or printouts.
This crayon sketch on paper [9"x 11 3/4"] is of three images of male heads: a profile and back side view of an adult and a profile of an adolescent. It is initialed by the artist; the date is on a corner which has been broken off and may be 1968 or 1969. The word "studies" has been penciled at the bottom of the paper.
The College of William and Mary at Williamsburg, VA, suffered damage during the Civil War. Benjamin S. Ewell, then president of William and Mary, published a broadside appealing for financial aid in rebuilding the institution. Though obviously written after the Civil War, its exact date is unknown. This appeal includes endorsements for the rebuilding fund by Bishop Potter of New York, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Generals Grant and Meade, and by Wm. W. Corcoran of Washington City.
This collection contains bound copies of newspaper article copies, newspaper clippings, and typed article drafts written by Bill Faver as part of his work as a reporter with the Brunswick Beacon from the 1970s-1990s.