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Ellen Douglas Bellamy Journal
Scope and Contents This collection consists entirely of photocopies of pages from a journal or school exercise book kept by Miss Ellen Douglas Bellamy during the Civil War. Some time later, possibly in the 1870s, the journal was used as a scrapbook and printed clippings were pasted over the handwritten text. The collection includes copies of pages both before and after clippings were stripped away.The later clippings are primarily selections from popular magazines and are characteristic of...
Dates: 1861-1863 (photocopies)
General William MacRae and Colonel Walker Taylor Biographies
Scope and Contents
This collection contains the biographies of two prominent Wilmingtonians, General William MacRae and Colonel Walker Taylor. Both items are photocopies of the original. MacRae served with the Confederacy in the Civil War and worked as a civil engineer for the Macon and Brunswick Railroad. Taylor served as a community and civic leader, and in 1913, President Woodrow Wilson named him the U.S. Collector of Customs for the Wilmington Port.
William B. McKoy Collection
Scope and Contents This collection is the property of the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society and is housed in Randall Library Special Collections as part of a long-term loan agreement between the Society and the Library.This collection contains materials pertaining to Wilmington real estate transactions and landownership, organized by block within the original city limits, as well as Eagle Island, Wrightsville Beach, and Masonboro. Material originally belonged to William B. McKoy (1852-1928), a...
Dates: 1801-1928, bulk 1845-1921
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 2
- Eagle Island (New Hanover County, N.C) 1
- Lawyers 1
- Railroads -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 1
- Wilmington (N.C.) 1
- Wrightsville Beach (N.C.) 1
- deeds 1
- photocopies 1 ∧ less
- Bellamy, Ellen Douglas, 1852-1946 1
- Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 1
- Boys' Brigade 1
- MacRae, William, 1834-1882 1
- Macon and Brunswick Railroad Company 1