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Mrs. C.A. Council Letter

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Identifier: SC-MS-049
Abstract

Letter to Mrs. C.A. Council from her unnamed brother dated 17 February 1862. In the letter, Council's brother describes the location where his regiment is stationed during the Civil War.

Dates: 1862 February 17 (photocopy)

Murchison Family Ephemera

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Identifier: SC-MS-222
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal and business papers of the Murchison family, specifically of David Reid Murchison, his wife, and his business associates. Items are mostly calling cards, notes, and stationary.

Dates: 1872, 1912, undated

North Carolina Azalea Festival Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-024
Scope and Contents This collection contains various souvenir books, programs, brochures, magazines, newspaper clippings and other ephemera related to the North Carolina Azalea Festival from 1948-2004. The Azalea Festival began in 1948 at the instigation of Dr. Houston Moore of Wilmington, NC. The first president was Hugh Morton, and Queen Azalea I was Jacqueline White, a movie actress with RKO Studios. Throughout the years, the Festival has filled three to four days with art and craft shows, a parade,...
Dates: 1949-2004

North Carolina Living Treasures

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Identifier: SC-MS-149
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a variety of materials related to the planning, administration, and celebrations for the North Carolina Living Treasure awards.

Dates: 1987-2009, undated

North Carolina Visual Arts and Artists (NCVAA) Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-395
Scope and Contents The North Carolina Visual Arts and Artists (NCVAA) Collection, begun by Wilmington artist and former head of the UNCW art department Claude Howell, is a unique collection of newspaper clippings, posters, brochures, exhibit programs, and other ephemera about North Carolina arts and artists. Most of the material relates to art exhibits held in North Carolina at various museums, galleries, and campuses, but there is some limited biographical information, as well as a few photographs....
Dates: 1796-1996

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

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

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

Reuben Lovette Frost Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-016
Scope and Contents While a meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau, Reuben Lovette Frost wrote about weather and the weather service. In his papers are typescript carbon copies of articles concerning weather phenomena and the history of the weather service. Although unsigned, they all appear to have been written by Frost. Copies of correspondence concerning the publication of some of the articles are also included in this group of papers.As meteorologist in charge at Wilmington, NC, Frost sent a...
Dates: 1948-1959

Robert E. Tapp Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-028
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of a family album and other photographs donated by a local Wilmingtonian, Robert E. Tapp, who relocated to Wilmington, NC in approximately 1904 from Somerset, England.

Dates: 1870-1979, Undated

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Randall Library Special Collections 106
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Subject
Wilmington (N.C.) 32
University of North Carolina, Wilmington -- History -- Sources 18
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 17
correspondence 17
North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 15
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New Hanover County (N.C.) 14
Public universities and colleges 14
Arts 13
Education -- North Carolina 13
Education, Higher 13
Families -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 13
photocopies 12
Artists -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 11
North Carolina 10
United States -- Politics and government -- Sources 10
Universities and colleges -- Administration 10
Artists 9
North Carolina -- Politics and government 9
Religion 9
Wilmington (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century 9
New Hanover County (N.C.) -- History -- Sources 7
Politicians 7
Universities and colleges -- Faculty 7
Wilmington (N.C.) -- History -- 19th century 7
World War, 1939-1945 7
African Americans -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 6
Education -- New Hanover County (N.C.) 6
Political 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 6
Wilmington Massacre, Wilmington, N.C., 1898 6
African Americans -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County -- History 5
Business enterprises -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 5
Civil rights movements -- United States 5
Wilmington (N.C.) -- Race relations 5
Brunswick County (N.C.) 4
Political Campaigns -- North Carolina 4
Universities and colleges -- Planning 4
Wilmington College -- History -- Sources 4
photographs 4
Art -- History 3
Authors 3
Business records 3
College administrators 3
College students 3
Commencement ceremonies 3
Drawings (visual works) 3
Feature films -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 3
Festivals -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 3
Legislators -- North Carolina 3
North Carolina--History--19th century 3
Physicians -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 3
School integration 3
Special events 3
Universities and colleges -- Curricula 3
Universities and colleges -- Departments 3
Universities and colleges -- Finance 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- History -- Sources 3
deeds 3
newspapers 3
prints (visual works) 3
Archaeology 2
Architects -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 2
Baseball -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 2
College presidents 2
College sorority members 2
College trustees 2
Confederate States of America -- History 2
Deeds -- North Carolina -- Craven County 2
Duplin County (N.C.) -- History -- Sources 2
Families 2
Farms -- North Carolina 2
Fear, Cape (N.C.) 2
Fort Fisher (N.C. : Fort) -- Capture, 1865 2
Fort Fisher (N.C.) 2
Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 2
Governors -- North Carolina 2
Hurricanes -- North Carolina 2
Illustrated London news 2
Maps -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 2
Meteorological stations -- North Carolina 2
Motion picture plays 2
Music 2
Nonprofit organizations 2
North Carolina -- History -- Sources 2
North Carolina Living Treasures Award 2
North Carolina--Genealogy 2
North Carolina--History, local 2
Onslow County (N.C.) 2
Pardon 2
Physicians -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 2
Railroads -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 2
Television scripts 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Blockades 2
Universities and colleges -- Employees 2
Universities and colleges -- Professional staff 2
Universities and colleges -- Public relations 2
Venus's flytrap 2
Weather forecasting -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 2
Wrightsville Beach (N.C.) 2
postcards 2
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Spanish; Castilian 3
Danish 1
Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
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University of North Carolina, Wilmington 21
Wilmington College 15
Bellamy, Heyward C., Dr., 1924-2014 3
Howell, Claude, 1915-1997 3
University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Board of Trustees 3
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1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) 2
Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 2
Community Hospital (Wilmington, NC) 2
Department of Philosophy and Religion 2
Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 2
Hoggard, John Thomas, 1876-1965 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986 2
MacRae, Hugh, 1865-1951 2
Murchison, David R. (David Reid), 1837-1882 2
Pearsall family 2
Randall, William M. (William Madison), 1899-1984 2
University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Division of Academic Affairs 2
Wagoner, William H., 1927-1999 2
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 2
Ainsley, W. Frank, Jr. (William Frank), 1944-2010 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Institute of Architects 1
American Tennis Association 1
Anderson, Ryan K. 1
Armstrong, Edward Hall, 1841-1864 1
Armstrong, Thomas James, 1813-1877 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
Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924 1
Bank of Wilmington (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
Bellamy, John Dillard, Dr., 1817-1896 1
Berkman, Consuelo, 1949-1996 1
Berkman, Jack I., 1908-1999 1
Best, William H. 1
Bethell, M. Eloise 1
Betz, Donald H. (Donald Henry) 1
Bissette, Samuel D., 1921-2005 1
Blanchard, Felix, 1924-2009 1
Block, Nathan Ellis, 1903-1986 1
Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 1
Boys' Brigade 1
Bradley, Amy Morris, 1823-1904 1
Buel, David Hillhouse, Reverend, 1817-1893 1
Buffkin, Albert Winget, 1855-1921 1
Butler, Marion, 1863-1938 1
Cameron, Bruce Barclay, 1890-1944 1
Cameron, Daniel David, 1921-2005 1
Cameron, George Wallace, 1873-1939 1
Cameron, Lottie Fales, 1894-1960 1
Cantwell, Robert Calder, 1886-1961 1
Capps, John T., III (John Talbot), 1941-2022 1
Capra, Frank, Jr., 1934-2007 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Coastal Carolina Community College 1
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 1st 1
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 38th 1
Cooper, Thomas E., 1883-1949 1
Cooper, William Bryant , 1867-1959 1
Cotton, Nada McDonald, 1895-1977 1
Cronly family 1
Cronly, Michael, 1826-1898 1
Cronly, Robert Dixon, Jr., 1894-1968 1
Davis, Champion McDowell 1
Davis, Harry L. (Harry Lee), 1949-2018 1
De Laurentiis, Dino 1
DePaolo, Rosemary 1
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
Democratic National Convention 1
Democratic Party (N.C.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Donnelly, Hester Claire, 1912-1992 1
Eeden, Frederik van, 1860-1932 1
Ehringhaus, John Christoph Blucher, 1882-1949 1
Eilers, Herman B, 1817-1886 1
Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861 1
Episcopal Church 1
Evans, Anchram Harris, 1838-1911 1
Evans, Elizabeth Robinson Kelly, 1844-1910 1
Evans, Minnie, 1892-1987 1
Fechtig, Alice Morriss, 1896-1971 1
Friday, William C. (William Clyde) 1
Frost, Reuben Lovette 1
Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone). Office of Military Government 1
Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003 1
Giles, Lucy W. W. (Lucy Wooster Wright Murchison), 1850-1913 1
Gillespie family 1
Gillespie, James, 1747-1805 1
Graham, Stephen, 1822-1900 1
Hall, B. Frank (Benjamin Franklin), 1908-1991 1
Hamilton, Thomas T. (Thomas Tristam), 1900- 1
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