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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

Pearsall Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-300
Scope and Contents

Contains personal letters between various members of the Pearsall family from the late 1800s to early 1900s, as well as bills, account statements, and the articles of agreement for the 2nd Presbyterian Church.

Dates: 1885-1925, undated

Robert J. Cooke Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-214
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material collected by Robert J. Cooke from various presidential elections from the late 1960s to the early 1990s, primarily at the respective Democratic Conventions. Items include copies of speeches, pamphlets, publications, press badges, ads, biographies, and campaign material. Candidates of note include Governor George C. Wallace, President Jimmy Carter, and President Bill Clinton. A selection of Cooke's research on the Rorison family of Wilmington, North...
Dates: 1967-2013, undated; Majority of material found in 1976, 1992

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Murchison, David R. (David Reid), 1837-1882 2
Atkinson, J.W., Colonel (John Wilder), 1830-1910 1
Atkinson, Thomas, 1807-1881 1
Bellamy, John Dillard, Dr., 1817-1896 1
Buel, David Hillhouse, Reverend, 1817-1893 1