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Duplin County, North Carolina Marriage Bonds

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Identifier: SC-MS-027
Scope and Contents This item is a photocopy of a listing of Duplin County, North Carolina marriage bonds that extends from the county's earliest recorded marriage bonds in 1730 to circa 1870. The original listing is in the office of the Register of Deeds for Duplin County, at Kenansville, North Carolina. The listing is alphabetical by grooms' last names and is followed by an index of brides' names. The listing includes the names of the groom, bride, bondsman and witness, the date of bond, and, occasionally,...
Dates: 1730 - circa 1870 (photocopies)

Earl Sheridan Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-MS-393
Scope and Contents

Papers of former Wilmington mayor and UNCW political science professor, Earl Sheridan. Contains newspaper clippings from his Star-News editorials--loose and bound, copies of the Wilmington budget and proposed budgets from 2013-2017, some campaign material including an oversize banner, and a small amount of other documents related to his life and work.

Dates: 1982-2017

Edmund McCaffray Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-166
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents by and about Civil War General Robert E. Lee, his wife Mary Custis Lee, his nephew Fitzhugh Lee, and additional Civil War contemporaries. Content varies from updates on medical care to military requests for promotions and reimbursements. It spans from the height of the war in 1863 to post-Reconstruction in 1885, and largely originates to and from Virginia, of where Robert E. Lee was in command. A selection of the letters focuses on his...
Dates: 1863-1885

Edwin Booth Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-115
Scope and Contents This collection includes extensive biographical data on the actor, producer, and teacher, Edwin Booth. He was renowned in Europe, and the U.S.--with his brothers Junius and John Wilkes--for his interpretation of Shakespeare's tragedies. Edwin Booth's career spanned from the years 1849, to his last performance as Hamlet at the Academy of Music in 1891, in Brooklyn N.Y. This collection contains various scrapbooks, theatre collections, stage plans, and settings for all plays performed at...
Dates: Other: 1800s

Edwin E. Kirton Family Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-042
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, church programs and scrapbooks, as well as a large collection of sheet music that belonged to Mrs. Kirton. The scrapbooks in this collection highlight Father Kirton's career and other family events and the social column written by Mrs. Kirton for the Afro American newspaper.

Dates: 1927-1986

Elizabeth Catharine DeRosset Land Deed

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Identifier: SC-MS-126
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the Deeds of Lease and Release for 960 acres of land originally sold by John Watts to Edward Bridgen and later by Edward Bridgen to his sister, Elizabeth Catharine DeRosset. The land was located near near New Topsail sound and Barren inlet, bordering land owned by Job Howes.

Dates: 1769-1774

Ellen Douglas Bellamy Journal

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Identifier: SC-MS-067
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)

Elli Klein Sheet Music Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-369
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of undated piano and choral sheet music consisting of music from play productions and operas, official United States military songs, and other songs of the era. Well-known pieces such as People Will Say We Are In Love from the musical Oklahoma and the musical score from Gone With The Wind are contained within this sheet music collection. The only dated source, The Marine's Hymn, is from 1942 and is the oldest and official song of the United State Marine Corps.

Dates: 1942, Undated

Eloise Bethell Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-141
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and career of Eloise Bethell, an artist who resided for many years in Wilmington, North Carolina. Included are correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, publications, and original artwork that document Bethell's involvement in theater and modeling as a young woman, and the development of her career as an artist. Dates primarily span from the 1950s to the 1980s. This collection also contains materials pertaining to...
Dates: 1942-2000

Emancipation Anniversary Sermon Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-366
Content Description This collection contains a sermon written around 1898 regarding 35 years of slavery emancipation, first initiated during the United States Civil War in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation. The unidentified author speaks at length about the contemporary struggles of Black Americans--referred to in the sermon as "colored people," their contributions and representation throughout United States history and to civilization at large, and the responsibilities they...
Dates: circa 1898

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Randall Library Special Collections 388
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Wilmington (N.C.) -- History -- 19th century 12
Wilmington (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century 12
photographs 12
Artists -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 11
Universities and colleges -- Administration 11
University of North Carolina, Wilmington -- History -- Sources 11
Wilmington Massacre, Wilmington, N.C., 1898 11
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newspapers 10
Civil rights movements -- United States 9
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Education, Higher 8
World War, 1914-1918 8
Brunswick County (N.C.) 7
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Onslow County (N.C.) 7
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sheet music 7
African Americans -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 6
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 6
postcards 6
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Wrightsville Beach (N.C.) 4
broadsides (notices) 4
African American veterans 3
Art -- History 3
Camp Lejeune (N.C.) 3
Church Membership 3
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Dance 3
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Families 3
Feature films -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 3
Indians of North America 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 3
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Randall, William M. (William Madison), 1899-1984 6
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United States. Army 6
Thalian Hall (Wilmington, N.C.) 5
Bellamy, Heyward C., Dr., 1924-2014 4
Jones, Wilbur D., 1934- 4
New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.) 4
United States. Navy 4
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 4
1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) 3
Bissette, Samuel D., 1921-2005 3
Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 3
Community Hospital (Wilmington, NC) 3
Episcopal Church 3
Inman, Will, 1923-2009 3
Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986 3
North Carolina Azalea Festival (1948-) 3
Rehder, Jessie 3
Wagoner, William H., 1927-1999 3
Berkman, Jack I., 1908-1999 2
Bethell, M. Eloise 2
Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 2
Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 2
Hamilton, Thomas T. (Thomas Tristam), 1900- 2
High, Daniel Pinkney, 1843-1912 2
Hoggard, John Thomas, 1876-1965 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Jones, Pembroke, 1858-1919 2
Jones, Viola Murrell 2
League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear 2
MacRae, Hugh, 1865-1951 2
Major League Baseball (Organization) 2
Martin, Silas N. (Silas Nelson), 1828-1877 2
Murchison, David R. (David Reid), 1837-1882 2
National Collegiate Athletic Association 2
National Football League 2
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 2
North Carolina Coastal Federation 2
North Carolina Shipbuilding Company 2
Pearsall family 2
Pearsall, Oscar, 1849-1925 2
Rehder, Stanley (George Stanley), 1922-2012 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Rorison, Harmon Chadbourn, 1893-1976 2
Rotary International 2
Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 2
Sister Cities International 2
St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, N.C.) 2
Thomas, Cornelius (Neal) Dickinson, 1920-2005 2
United States. Air Force 2
United States. Congress. 2
United States. Marine Corps 2
University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Board of Trustees 2
Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912 2
Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998 2
Wilkes, Paul, 1938- 2
Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892 2
Zachary, Hugh, 1928-2016 2
Zebulon B. Vance (Liberty ship) 2
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 1
Ainsley, W. Frank, Jr. (William Frank), 1944-2010 1
Albritton, Jana, 1954- 1
Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931 1
Allsbrook, O.O. (Ogden Olmstead), 1899-1974 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Business Women's Association 1
American Council of the Blind 1
American Institute of Architects 1
American Legion. Auxiliary 1
American Philosophical Society 1
American Tennis Association 1
Anderson, Ryan K. 1
AnimEigo, Inc 1
Armstrong, Edward Hall, 1841-1864 1
Armstrong, Thomas James, 1813-1877 1
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 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
Babcock, W. F. (Willard F.), 1917-1991 1
Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924 1
Bank of Wilmington (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
Bartram, Moses, 1732-1809 1
Bellamy Mansion Museum 1
Bellamy, Ellen Douglas, 1852-1946 1
Bellamy, Emmett Hargrove, 1891-1952 1
Bellamy, John Dillard, 1853-1942 1
Bellamy, John Dillard, Dr., 1817-1896 1
Bemiss, S. M. (Samuel Merrifield), 1821-1884 1
Berkman, Consuelo, 1949-1996 1
Best, William H. 1
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