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North Carolina Azalea Festival Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-024
Scope and Contents This collection contains various souvenir books, programs, brochures, magazines, newspaper clippings and other ephemera related to the North Carolina Azalea Festival from 1948-2004. The Azalea Festival began in 1948 at the instigation of Dr. Houston Moore of Wilmington, NC. The first president was Hugh Morton, and Queen Azalea I was Jacqueline White, a movie actress with RKO Studios. Throughout the years, the Festival has filled three to four days with art and craft shows, a parade,...
Dates: 1949-2004

North Carolina Living Treasures

Identifier: SC-MS-149
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a variety of materials related to the planning, administration, and celebrations for the North Carolina Living Treasure awards.

Dates: 1987-2009, undated

Orton Plantation Art Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-231
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Pam Toll Papers

Identifier: SC-MS-278

Pam Toll is a Wilmington based artist and professor as well as the co-founder and co-director of Acme Art Studios. The collection contains Toll's personal papers documenting her career and involvement in the community and with Acme Art Studios.

Dates: 1980-2019

Paul Clifford Collection of African and Pre-Columbian Art

Identifier: SC-MS-216
Scope and Contents

The Clifford Collection of African (Ghana, Cameroon, Zaire, Liberia, Angola, Guinea), Pre-Columbian and early Mayan art includes figures, craft work, utensils, bowls, weapons, paintings, drawings, textiles, religious icons and photos of individual art pieces noting origin, composition, and approximate age, and appraised value.

Dates: 1969-1991

Phil Furia Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-MS-377
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Professor Furia's teaching documents and records, event and review materials, writings, books, VHS tapes, CDs, and a reel-to-reel tape related to his work at UNCW in the Creative Writing, English, and Theatre departments.

Dates: 1982-2018

Rabbi Thurman Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-096

Actively involved with the religious, civic, and cultural life of the community, Rabbi Mordecai Thurman was Rabbi for Wilmington's Temple of Israel, the oldest Jewish temple in North Carolina, from 1936 until 1945. This collection contains oversized volumes of cantor's music in Hebrew, loose leaves of printed music, Yiddish posters, Hebrew choral manuscripts in parts Haggadah (Hebrew-English), an oral history with Trudi Rosenthal of the Holocaust and Rabbi Thurman's last sermon.

Dates: Undated

Samuel D. Bissette Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-282
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Bissette's papers, photographs, artwork and record of his artistic career.

Dates: 1970-2005

Sara Mildred Strauss Newman Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-199
Scope and Contents The Sara Mildred Strauss Newman Collection was donated by Dorothy Nesbitt. It consists of biographical information on her life, likely compiled by Dorothy Nesbitt, as well as correspondence by Newman and Nesbitt. Along with information surrounding Sara Mildred Strauss Newman’s time as a dance instructor, teacher, and writer in New York, the collection also includes materials relating to her opening another dance studio in Midtown Wilmington. Photos relating to her dance career as well as her...
Dates: 1905-2006

Scheetz Music Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-056
Scope and Contents

This collection includes sheet music and songbooks of popular music during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Most of the selections are written for piano, however there are several arrangements for the ukulele and guitar.

Dates: 1888-1959

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