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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

Dr. Frank Ainsley Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-324
Scope and Contents Dr. W. Frank Ainsley was a long-time professor in the Department of Geography and Geology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. These papers contain materials collected by him during his academic and research careers and focus geographical concerns in southeastern North Carolina primarily during the 1970s to 1990s. Included are journal articles, newspapers, magazines, brochures, pamphlets, notes, photographs, correspondence, maps, and other similar research materials. Although the...
Dates: 1858 - 2008

Friedrich Brauer Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-060
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of printed materials, pamphlets, broadsides, postcards, flyers, newspapers and other ephemera, related to the study of Germany during World War I, of the post war political and economic conditions of the Weimar Republic, and of the rise of Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist Party. Part of the collection consists of German campaign materials from the late 1920s and early 1930s. Photographs include a few of the Brauer family and one of the grave site of...
Dates: 1847-1958; Majority of material found within 1914-1933

Jane Brister World War II Memorabilia

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Identifier: SC-MS-237
Scope and Contents

This collection contains notes, photographs, and lists concerning the displacement of the Melster Family by the Nazis and the later repatriation of their property, as well as materials related to Jane Brister's return of two vases to Linderhoff Castle and an unrelated postcard addressed to Brister.

Dates: 1930-2001; Majority of material found within 1974-1985

M.W. Godwin Linda Darnell Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-154
Scope and Contents The M.W. Godwin Linda Darnell Collection was assembled by Minot West Godwin, a passionate fan and collector, and consists of two major parts. The first relates to Godwin and his research, correspondence, and some non-Darnell materials. The majority of the collection consists of material relating to Linda Darnell, including personal papers, content related to the production and exhibition of her films, clippings, and ephemera. These include but are not limited to over 4,000 photos (studio,...
Dates: circa 1910s-1936 (photocopies), 1936-1998; Majority of material found within 1936-1966

Patricia O'Meara Robbins and Carroll Robbins Jones Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-341
Scope and Contents This collection features the photography of Patricia O'Meara Robbins and the family research her daughter, Carroll Robbins Jones, compiled with her husband, Wilbur D. Jones, Jr., to write their book about Patricia's life and career--"She 'Shot' Her Way to Success: How China's Empress Dowager Ci Xi Launched a Photographer's Trailblazing Career," published in 2016. Some of the photographs were also featured in a 2001 book the Jones' wrote, "Hawaii Goes to War: The Aftermath of Pearl Harbor,"...
Dates: circa 1870-2013; Majority of material found in 1933-1959

Rabbi Samuel Mendelsohn Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-058
Scope and Contents This collection contains over two hundred sermons, lectures, addresses and letters written by Rabbi Samuel Mendelsohn in the 1870s-1880s. Sermons were written for congregants at Beth-El in Norfolk, Virginia and later at the Temple of Israel in Wilmington. Rabbi Mendelsohn's lectures and addresses were often performed for his congregants, but he also made addresses at other synagogues or public venues, such as the Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, then known as The Opera House, in...
Dates: 1871-1969; Majority of material found within 1871-1887

Susan Taylor Block's Collection of Van Eeden Research

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Identifier: SC-MS-121
Scope and Contents This collection contains information regarding the second iteration of Van Eeden farm colony in the 1940s, gathered as research material by local author Susan Taylor Block for her 1995 publication, Van Eeden. The first series of the collection features photocopies of original material from the Alvin Johnson Economic Papers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This mainly includes correspondence between Alvin Johnson, the founder of the new colony, and the...
Dates: 1938-1995

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