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Scope and Contents This collection contains two manuscripts - "Endurin' The War" and "Francis Clewell's War Letters," specifically as they relate to Margaret Clewell Jenkins, her husband Robert Alexander Jenkins, and her brother Francis Christian Clewell during the U.S. Civil War. Photographs are included in "Endurin' The War."
Dates: 1908, Undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains manuscript drafts and research material related to specific works of author and UNCW professor Philip Gerard, including articles, photos, and biographical information.
Dates: 1986-1999, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains the photocopy of a corrected typescript of Ben Dixon MacNeill's (1889-1960) manuscript originally titled, By So Many Roots. Although this draft is dated "11:20 A.M., Monday, October 27, 1944, Buxton, Cape Hatteras" on the final page, Sand Roots, his first and only novel, was published posthumously in 1963. MacNeil did not show the manuscript to his publisher until The...
Dates: 1944 October 27
Scope and Contents Hugh Zachery wrote and Claude Howell illustrated The Beachcomber's Handbook of Seafood Cookery in 1969. This collection contains the proof sheets and a photocopy of a corrected typescript of the book, neither of which is a final draft. An autographed copy of the final publication is available in Randall Library Special Collections. The sketches for the manuscript were retained by the author.
Scope and Contents The Black Poet was the 1865 annouced title of a work to be published that was to contain "a concise history of the life" of George Moses Horton, bard and recently freed slave. Richard Walser used the 1865 title for his 1996 work on Horton, since no evidence exists that the 1865 book was ever written. Walser wrote his "concise history" during part of a year he spent on a Guggenheim Fellowship. Claude Howell created the drawings for the book. This collection contains the manuscript draft that was...
Scope and Contents An unpublished manuscript covering all aspects of terrorism, written by John Pynchon Holms and Thomas J. Burke. The contents include the history, definition, objectives, and motivations of terrorism and terrorists, covering training, tactics and weapons of modern revolutionaries and criminals. Also outlined is a primer on making bombs and booby traps, "silent" weapons such as knives, and recipes for biological, chemical, and nuclear tactics. Mr. Burke does include chapters on discovery and...
Dates: 1993, undated
Abstract This collection consists of examples of illuminated works, which have been broken into six series: Early Printing and Engraving, Oriental Printing and Engraving, Examples of Paleography, Examples of Book Illumination, Ancient Bible Pages, and Parchment pages.
- Manuscripts 6
- Authors 5
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- African American men -- Poetry 1
- African Americans -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 1
- Arts 1
- Illumination of books and manuscripts 1
- Monotype (Engraving) 1
- Paleography 1
- Terrorism 1
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty 1
- Wilmington (N.C.) 1
- facsimiles (reproductions) 1
- photocopies 1 ∧ less
- Howell, Claude, 1915-1997 3
- Burke, Tom J. (Tom Joseph) 1
- Gatlin, H. Leon, III 1
- Gerard, Philip 1
- Holms, John Pynchon 1