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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Psi Omega Chapter Records

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Identifier: SC-MS-387
Scope and Contents This collection contains records pertaining to chapter and regional events of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Psi Omega chapter. Alpha Kappa Alpha was the first intercollegiate historically African American sorority. Alpha Psi Omega, the Southeast North Carolina chapter, was chartered in 1932. Materials include event programs, souvenir booklets, newspaper clippings, invitations, magazines, posters, and a photocopy of the Alpha Psi Omega chaper charter. The bulk of the materials pertain...
Dates: 1932, 1969-2019

Bertha Boykin Todd Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-390
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Bertha Boykin Todd, a long-time New Hanover County educator and community leader. Content focuses on her work with the 1898 Centennial Foundation, biographical information and research for her memoir, "My Restless Journey," speeches and notes for events at which she spoke, recordings of her media appearances, and articles and correspondence related to her community engagement and work with the New Hanover County School system, highlighting her time as...
Dates: 1954-2020

Cyrus Hogue, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-264
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and other documents associated with Cyrus Hogue's involvement in advocating for a new bridge crossing over the Cape Fear River in Wilmington. After decades of campaigning by local citizens, the Wilmington bridge project finally came to fruition with the completion of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in 1969. Hogue, a local Wilmington lawyer and Chairman of the Democratic Party, was instrumental in working the State Highway Commission and Governor Terry...
Dates: 1962-1969

Documents Relating to Public Education in New Hanover County

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Identifier: SC-MS-135
Scope and Contents This collection consists of original documents, letters, financial records and printed material dealing with the establishment of free public schools in Wilmington, North Carolina after the Civil War. The correspondence details the financial support for school construction, teacher recruitment, and administration provided by the Massachusetts Soldiers Memorial Society, Mary Hemenway, Amy Bradley and the American Unitarian Association for what came to be known as Wilmington School District...
Dates: 1865-1924

Dr. Heyward C. Bellamy Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-167
Overview

Dr. Heyward C. Bellamy served as Superintendant of the New Hanover County School System from 1968 to 1981, during which time he oversaw the integration of public schools. This collection contains materials relating to the integration of New Hanover County schools, including court documents and supporting exhibit materials from integration law suits, as well as other school integration and civil rights cases from the area and nationally.

Dates: 1916 - 1991

Dr. Hubert A. Eaton, Sr. Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-046
Scope and Contents This extensive collection includes the original materials and photocopies of the legal actions instituted by Dr. Eaton and his fellow plaintiffs to compel the integration of the fundamental institutions of New Hanover County--the public schools and the hospital--in the 1960s and 1970s. Moreover, the collection also reflects the broad spectrum of Dr. Eaton's interests and activities which included medical and public health issues, education, civil rights and athletics.A gifted...
Dates: 1941-1993

League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear Records

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Identifier: SC-MS-351
Scope and Contents This collections contains the records of the League of Women Voters of Lower Cape Fear from the early 1960s through present day, including meeting minutes, member rosters, informative guides, voter information, budget statements, publicity materials, and other business relevant to the every day operation of the organization. Based in Southeast North Carolina, of particular interest may be correspondence with government officials both in support of and in opposition to various existing and...
Dates: 1962-2021

Lower Cape Fear Region Maps

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Identifier: SC-MS-023
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three maps of New Hanover county. Two maps document the topography and location of sunken blockade runners during the Civil War; the third map is of New Hanover county in 1949.

Dates: 1886-1949

McDonald-Howe Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-034
Scope and Contents The McDonald-Howe Family Papers contains materials pertaining to the Alfred Howe family and the children of his daughter, Rebecca Howe McDonald. Included are documents pertaining to the life of Alfred Howe, who was the son of Anthony Walker, a formerly enslaved person, and his wife, Tenah Howe, a member of the Tuscarora. Howe was born in Wilmington, North Carolina and became a successful builder, in addition to holding a number of elected positions. Additional materials in the...
Dates: 1861-1966

Poisson Family Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-298
Scope and Contents

This collection contains personal letters to and from various Poisson and Cutlar family members--including Frederick, a merchant in London, Louis, a local Wilmington real estate agent, as well as from DuBrutz Cutlar, Jr. and Sr., both Wilmington lawyers. Additional materials include two photographs and three invitations.

Dates: 1887-1918, undated

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Bellamy, Heyward C., Dr., 1924-2014 2
Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 2
University of North Carolina, Wilmington 2
1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
Albritton, Jana, 1954- 1
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Tennis Association 1
Babcock, W. F. (Willard F.), 1917-1991 1
Bradley, Amy Morris, 1823-1904 1
Cameron, George Wallace, 1873-1939 1
Community Hospital (Wilmington, NC) 1
Cooper, Thomas E., 1883-1949 1
Cotton, Nada McDonald, 1895-1977 1
Cutlar, DuBrutz, 1832-1898 1
Cutlar, DuBrutz, 1866-1905 1
Episcopal Church 1
Evans, Merrill Jennings, 1904-1993 1
Faircloth, Lauch, 1928- 1
Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003 1
Hemenway, Mary, 1820-1894 1
Hogue, Cyrus D., Jr., 1921-2017 1
Howe family 1
Howe, Alfred, 1817-1892 1
Howe, Tenah, -1852 1
James Walker Memorial Hospital 1
League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear 1
McDonald family 1
McKoy, Elizabeth Francenia 1
McKoy, William Berry, 1852-1928 1
Morton, Hugh M. 1
North Carolina. Governor (1925-1929 : McLean) 1
Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
Pine Forest Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
Poisson, Frederick Cutlar, 1866-1941 1
Poisson, Gethyn Ball Rugan, 1896-1958 1
Poisson, Louis Julien, 1860-1891 1
Poisson, Louis Julien, 1887-1961 1
Presbyterian Women (Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)) 1
Rehder family 1
Rehder, Henry Burbank, 1911-2004 1
Rehder, Jessie 1
Rehder, Johanna Elizabeth, 1899-1964 1
Rehder, Katherine Engelhard, 1903-1964 1
Rehder, Stanley (George Stanley), 1922-2012 1
Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 1
Sprunt, James, 1846-1924 1
St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
Stewart, Virginia 1
Tapp family 1
Tapp, Elizabeth Prentess Woodward, 1888-1978 1
Tapp, Robert Estworthy, 1880-1979 1
Todd, Bertha Boykin, 1929- 1
University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Board of Trustees 1
Walker, Anthony (-1837) 1
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 1
Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892 1
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