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1898 Foundation Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-217
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials created by the 1898 Foundation, Inc., formerly the 1898 Centennial Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on commemorating Wilmington’s 1898 Coup D’état and Massacre, as well as promoting community unity and fostering economic inclusion. Materials pertain to Foundation’s establishment, the programming and activities that reached a crescendo during the 1998 centennial, and the Foundation’s events following the centennial, which culminated in the...
Dates: 1898-1994 (photocopies), 1995-2009

A Communication by Mrs. Roger Moore

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Identifier: SC-MS-130
Scope and Contents In her four page letter, which appeared to be directed to the local newspaper, the Wilmington Messenger, Mrs. Susan Moore, wife of Roger, took issue with an earlier story in the Elm City Mirror which had claimed that the leader of the "revolution of 1898 in Wilmington" was Colonel Alfred M. Waddell (1834-1912). According to Moore, the leaders were in fact her husband, Colonel Roger Moore and Doctor J. E. Matthews, and that Waddell was not informed of the movement's plans until after his...
Dates: 1899, 1973

Alice Morriss Fechtig Post Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-057
Scope and Contents

This collection contains several albums of postcards, loose postcards, photographs, and two bound copies of letters and cables written by Alice Fechtig to her father during her European tour, June 6 - September 16, 1929. Many of the postcards in the collection are in color and include major European tourist attractions. Other countries included in the collection are the United States, the Caribbean islands, Russia, and Japan.

Dates: 1929-1969

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

Anchram H. and Elizabeth K. Evans Civil War Letters

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Identifier: SC-MS-254
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence between Anchram Harris Evans, a Confederate soldier during the Civil War from Brunswick County, NC, and his wife Elizabeth Kelly Evans (she is referred to as either "Bettie" or "Lizzie" in the letters). There are a handful of letters to or from other family members, as well as typed transcripts of the letters by their grandson, Troy Henry, from 1956. The bulk of the correspondence occured in 1864, but letters span the duration of the war from 1861...
Dates: 1861-1865, 1956; Majority of material found within 1861-1865

AnimEigo Anime Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-201
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials from the private Wilmington, North Carolina company, AnimEigo. The AnimEigo Anime Collection includes Japanese animated cels, VHS covers for anime films, and anime film laserdiscs.

Dates: 1964-1995

Anna Parsley Love Letter

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Identifier: SC-MS-086
Scope and Contents

A letter dated October 26, 1910, from Agnes MacRae Parsley to her daughter, Anna Parsley Love, notes the preparations made for moving into town from Masonboro Sound, a summer residence. It illustrates the housekeeping preparation for such a move for a family of comfortable means, and social interaction in an informal manner.

Dates: 1910 October 26

Annie Mavis Brady Nursing Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-MS-381
Scope and Contents

This collection contains digital photographs, diplomas, a nursing cape, and a log of surgeries observed by Annie Mavis Brady during her time at James Walker Memorial Nursing School in the 1940s.

Dates: 1940-1944

B. D. Schwartz Scrapbooks

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Identifier: SC-MS-153
Scope and Contents This collection contains twenty scrapbook albums documenting the life and career of Benjamin David (B.D.) Schwartz, his wife Sylvia, and their family beginning in 1918 and ending in 1993. Schwartz, a Jewish immigrant from Poland, moved to Wilmington as young child. He attended local schools, worked at his father’s furniture business, and assisted his family in establishing the B’nai Israel Synagogue. After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill, he returned to the port city and continued working...
Dates: 1918-1993

BEAT Magazine Archive

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-239
Dates: Undertermined

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Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 2
Episcopal Church 2
Episcopal Church. Diocese of East Carolina 2
Jones, Pembroke, 1858-1919 2
League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear 2
Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 2
United States. Navy 2
Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912 2
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 2
Albritton, Jana, 1954- 1
Allsbrook, O.O. (Ogden Olmstead), 1899-1974 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Tennis Association 1
AnimEigo, Inc 1
Babcock, W. F. (Willard F.), 1917-1991 1
Bellamy Mansion Museum 1
Bellamy, Ellen Douglas, 1852-1946 1
Berkman, Consuelo, 1949-1996 1
Berkman, Jack I., 1908-1999 1
Betz, Donald H. (Donald Henry) 1
Bingham, Mary Lily Kenan, 1867-1917 1
Block, Hannah, 1913-2009 1
Block, Nathan Ellis, 1903-1986 1
Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 1
Boys' Brigade 1
Bradley, Amy Morris, 1823-1904 1
Brown University 1
Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 1
Butler, Marion, 1863-1938 1
Cain, Robert J. 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
Chavis, Ben, 1948- 1
Civitan International 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Community Hospital (Wilmington, NC) 1
Conser, Walter H. 1
Cooper, Thomas E., 1883-1949 1
Cotton, Nada McDonald, 1895-1977 1
Craven Operation Progress, Inc 1
Crews, J. Marshall, 1910-2010 1
Cronly family 1
Cronly, Michael, 1826-1898 1
Cronly, Robert Dixon, Jr., 1894-1968 1
Cutlar, DuBrutz, 1832-1898 1
Cutlar, DuBrutz, 1866-1905 1
Davis, Champion McDowell 1
DeCoursey, Francine 1
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
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Edwards, W. Eugene, 1910-2006 1
Esser, George H., Jr., 1921-2006 1
Evans, Anchram Harris, 1838-1911 1
Evans, Elizabeth Robinson Kelly, 1844-1910 1
Evans, Merrill Jennings, 1904-1993 1
Faircloth, Lauch, 1928- 1
Fechtig, Alice Morriss, 1896-1971 1
Ford Foundation 1
Foundation for Community Development 1
Frinks, Golden Asro, 1920-2004 1
Gerard, Philip 1
Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003 1
Halyburton, William David, Jr., 1924-1945 1
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Helms, Jesse 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
Howell, Claude, 1915-1997 1
Jones, Viola Murrell 1
Jones, Wilbur D., 1934- 1
Jones, Wilbur David, 1892-1967 1
Junior League of Wilmington 1
Kidder, Ann Potter, 1812-1872 1
Kidder, Edward Hartwell, 1840-1921 1
Kidder, Edward, 1805-1885 1
Kidder, Frederick, 1848-1908 1
Kirton, Edwin E. , Reverend, 1907-1986 1
Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986 1
Love, Anna Parsley, 1886-1973 1
Low Income Housing Development Corporation of North Carolina 1
MacRae, William, 1834-1882 1
Macon and Brunswick Railroad Company 1
Manly, Alex 1
Martin, Silas N. (Silas Nelson), 1828-1877 1
Matthews, J. E., Dr. (John Edwards), 1844-1919 1
McDonald family 1
McKoy, Elizabeth Francenia 1
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