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"A Memoir," Remembrances of a young life in "Old Russia" 1881 - 1917

 Collection — Box: Misc. MS Box 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC-MS-191
Scope and Contents This copy of a memoir, written as an historical legacy for children and grandchildren is important in revealing a clear and emotional narrative of the harshness of life for Jews in Russia, under two Czars. As the daughter of an upper middle class business man, Vera Lisovkaia Budnitzky and her family enjoyed many privileges not known to most Jews until the death of her father. Her account of the survival of a woman without the protection of a man as father or husband, and the harsh class...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Bob High Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-189
Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters, personal research material, newspaper clippings and memorabilia belonging to Bob High, a newspaper reporter and author, from Whiteville, North Carolina.

Dates: 1789-1991

Chadbourn Centennial Committee Collection

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: SC-MS-359
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to the book, The Historic Architecture of Chadbourn North Carolina, written by Dr. Frank Ainsley and published by the Chadbourn Centennial Committee. Included are manuscript drafts, photographs, research materials, publications, and data discs and a USB flash drive.

Dates: Undetermined

Charles R. Calhoun Collection of Hurricane Preparedness Research

Identifier: SC-MS-281
Scope and Contents This collection contains the hurricane preparedness research done by Charles R. Calhoun, a retired U.S. Navy captain. Teaming up with friend and architect Laszlo Fulop, they wrote a book called The Hurricanes Are Coming! as a way to prepare coastal residents in case of a hurricane or similiar natural disasters. Materials in this collection includes correspondence, charts, reports, newspaper articles, published works, marketing materials, FEMA and Project Impact documents, and various...
Dates: 1977-2002; Majority of material found within 1994-2000

Charlie's Books Photographs of North Carolina Writers

Identifier: SC-MS-343
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter and 29 photographs, 7 of which are signed, of North Carolina writers from Charlie's Books, a bookstore in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Photographs were taken in the store. The photographs that are dated range from 1989 to 1998, while dates of some of the photographs are unknown. The letter depicts correspondence between April Andrews and an author asking for a photograph and signature for the book store.

Dates: 1980s-1990s, unknown

Dr. Walter H. Conser Jr. Papers

Identifier: SC-MS-332
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1770-2018

From These Beginnings: Wilmington College 1946-1969

Identifier: SC-MS-092
Scope and Contents

This collection includes various working drafts and notes for Dr. J. Marshall Crews' book, From These Beginnings: Wilmington College, 1946-1969. This book chronicles the early development of Wilmington College, which later developed into the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Dates: 1980-1982

George Bernard Shaw Private Paper

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 Walton Papers

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

Hugh Zachary Papers

Identifier: SC-MS-145
Scope and Contents The Hugh Zachary Papers contain materials pertaining to Zachary's career as a writer and consist of research materials, notes, manuscript proposals, outlines, and drafts of his work. The bulk of the materials included in this collection pertain to Zachary's research for the White Indian book series, of which he authored 14 books under the pen name, Donald Clayton Porter. The collection also contains manuscripts for both published and unpublished novels written by Zachary including two works...
Dates: 1992-1998

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