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American Legion Scrapbooks

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Identifier: SC-MS-070
Scope and Contents The American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 10 of Wilmington was charted September 13, 1919 by fifteen World War I veterans in accordance with US 41 Stat. 284. This collection contains three scrapbooks and several folders of ephemera pertaining to veterans and active military personnel from southeast North Carolina between 1942-1963. Items included in the scrapbooks are enlistment notices, obituaries, memorial lists, achievements attained, prisoner of war lists (POWs) and other patriotic articles...
Dates: 1942-1963

Austin Joseph Holliday Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-052
Scope and Contents This collection of three articles chronicles Austin Joseph Holliday’s attempts to receive service-connected total and permanent disability from the Veterans’ Administration for an illness that occurred during World War I. The plaintiff Holliday, a black WWI veteran, based his prayer for compensation under U.S. Judicial Code, Section 145, March 3, 1887, c—359, 1, 24 Stat. 505 and the World War Veterans Act 1924 in pursuant to Part I of Veterans Regulations Number I, as amended in the Economy...
Dates: 1949-1950

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

B. Frank Hall Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-164
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of professor and pastor Dr. Benjamin Franklin "B. Frank" Hall. Content spans 1850-1984 and includes personal and business correspondence, financial documents, sermons, social essays, poetry, newspaper clippings, and advising material from Wilmington College and later UNCW, where Hall taught in the Philosophy and Religion department. Hall's writings focused on religion, human decency, and ethics, of which he shared at the pulpit and in his...
Dates: 1850-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

Bissette World War II Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-119
Scope and Contents This group of World War II documents consists of five U.S. military duplicates: a U.S. military inspection report of Buchenwald Concentration Camp, liberated on 11 April 1945 by members of the Third Army under General George S. Patton; Special Communique No. 8 of the Supreme Headquarters, A.E.F. - an official notice of German Surrender 8 May 1945; a commendation letter from Dwight David Eisenhower, Supreme Commander, A.E.F. to Colonel Martin A. Bateman, Commander, 302nd Transport Wing, Army...
Dates: 1945, 1980, undated

Cameron Family Letters

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Identifier: SC-MS-194
Scope and Contents The Cameron Family Letters contain the writings of the Cameron family over two generations, from 1910-2005, with the bulk between Bruce B. Cameron Sr. and Lottie Fales Cameron from 1912-1914. Most letters are photocopies of the originals, which are not included. Beginning with former Wilmington mayor Bruce B. Cameron’s letters to his wife Lottie Fales while they were dating, the letters show Bruce’s life in Wilmington compared to Lottie’s time studying at Meredith College in Raleigh. A few...
Dates: 1912-1914 (photocopies), 1944 (photocopies), 2002, 2005; Majority of material found within 1912-1914 (photocopies); Majority of material found within 1944 (photocopies)

Colin D. Heaton Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-220
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of various “Top and Most Secret” military correspondences. Primary reference material covers military operations, statistics, and personal correspondences between Russian, allied, and Czechoslovakian armed forces. The researcher may find official German and Czechoslovakian records not translated to be of particular interests along with official accounts of various wartime assaults on enemy targets.These photocopies of WWII era documents...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 03/07/2000

Cornelius M. Dickinson Thomas Letters

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Identifier: SC-MS-179
Abstract

Cornelius (Neal) Dickinson Thomas, local artist and author, spent most of his life at his family home, Clarendon Plantation, in Brunswick county. This collection includes personal correspondence, post cards, greeting cards, photographs, documents relating to James Forte and two paintings.

Dates: 1940-1972

Dr. Ralph Werner Brauer Personal Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-184
Scope and Contents Brauer's paper collection is supplemented by an earlier collection, MS 060, The Brauer Papers. This earlier collection focuses on the work of Brauer's father, Friedrich Brauer, and is a fascinating glimpse into the world of inter-war Germany and of the rise of Hitler and Fascism in Germany.This collection of Brauer papers is organized in several series. The first series to be processed focuses on Brauer's early life, from birth through the late 1940s. In addition to documenting...
Dates: 1889-1992; Majority of material found in 1920s-1950s

Dr. William Madison Randall Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-100
Abstract

This manuscript collection contains information related to Dr. William Madison Randall's family and career from 1899 to 1972. Included are documents, correspondence, publications, newspaper articles and clippings, photographs and ephemera related to Randall's childhood, military career, career at UNCW, interest in languages and other scholarly pursuits. The collection also includes a tool belt and his graduation robes.

Dates: 1920-1984

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Rorison, Harmon Chadbourn, 1893-1976 2
United States. Navy 2
University of North Carolina, Wilmington 2
Wilmington College 2
American Legion. Auxiliary 1
Bissette, Samuel D., 1921-2005 1
Block, Hannah, 1913-2009 1
Brauer, Friedrich 1
Broughton, J. Melville (Joseph Melville), 1888-1949 1
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 1
Cameron, Bruce Barclay, 1890-1944 1
Cameron, Daniel David, 1921-2005 1
Cameron, Lottie Fales, 1894-1960 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Department of Philosophy and Religion 1
Dukes, Bennie Edward, 1948-2001 1
Dukes, Judson Leon, 1922-2004 1
Dukes, Judson Leon, Jr., Dr., 1945-2010 1
Dukes, Mary Smith, 1926-1990 1
Eeden, Frederik van, 1860-1932 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Ferguson, Homer L. (Homer Lenoir), 1873-1953 1
Gunn, John (John Alan) 1
Hall, B. Frank (Benjamin Franklin), 1908-1991 1
Hendley, William "Bill" Martin, 1920-2019 1
Holliday, Austin Joseph, 1896-1961 1
Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971 1
Jones, Carroll Robbins, 1934-2013 1
Jones, Viola Murrell 1
Kiker, George Franklin, 1925-1987 1
Lipman, Sherwin H., 1922-2014 1
MacRae, Hugh, 1865-1951 1
Major League Baseball (Organization) 1
Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003 1
McGuire, Phillip, 1944- 1
Miss America Pageant 1
Moore, Joseph Alonzo, Jr., 1925-2003 1
National Catholic Community Service 1
National Collegiate Athletic Association 1
National Football League 1
New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 1
North Carolina Shipbuilding Company 1
O'Meara Robbins, Mary Patricia, 1911-1988 1
O'Meara family 1
Randall, William M. (William Madison), 1899-1984 1
Rehder family 1
Rehder, Henry Burbank, 1911-2004 1
Rehder, Johanna Elizabeth, 1899-1964 1
Rehder, Katherine Engelhard, 1903-1964 1
Robbins family 1
Rorison, John C. (John Chadbourn), 1894-1970 1
Schloss Linderhof (Ettal, Germany) 1
Schwartz, B. D. (Benjamin David), 1909-2001 1
Schwartz, Sylvia Wolk, 1911-1997 1
Thomas, Cornelius (Neal) Dickinson, 1920-2005 1
United Service Organizations (U.S.) 1
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United States. Army (General subdivision: History. Chronological subdivision: World War, 1939-1945.) 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 66th 1
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United States. Navy. Fast Carrier Task Force 1
Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998 1
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 1
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