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Janet Seapker Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-182
Scope and Contents As Executive Director of The Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington, North Carolina, Janet Seapker was involved in cultural and historical events during the 1980's and 1990's, and was an influence in all aspects of historic preservation from environment to zoning and urban design. Included are committee reports from the North Carolina Museum Council, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, National Trust For Historic Preservation, and Historic Wilmington Preservation Network, along with maps of...
Dates: 1964-2001

Jean C. and Morris F. Powell Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-294
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal memorabilia of Jean C. and Morris F. Powell, including pharmaceutical advertisements, photographs and a diploma from James Walker Memorial Hospital Nursing School.

Dates: 1944-2003, undated

J.E.L. Wade Political Statement

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Identifier: SC-MS-077
Scope and Contents This unpublished political statement by James E.L. Wade in May, 1967 to the New Hanover County League of Women Voters covers a wide spectrum of programs he was involved with on both a local level and as a member of the General Assembly of North Carolina. Mr. Wade outlines his vision for the future of a greater Wilmington, covering improvements in all major areas from roads to parks and waterfront re-development, a convention center, preservation, recreation, city drainage, a bridge over the...
Dates: 1942, 1967, 1975

John Callum Ragtime Trio Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-291
Scope and Contents

This collection contains memorabilia relating to the John Callum Ragtime Trio, a musical group that performed at local Wilmington venues during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Included are photographs, music lists and lyrics, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Circa 1970-1989

John Jay Burney, Jr. Personal Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-211
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily contains papers, records, photos, speeches, and correspondence of John J. Burney, Jr. from his enlistment into the Army in 1943, directly from high school graduation, through the end of the 20th century.

Dates: 1918-1999

Kidder Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SC-MS-234
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five letters written between 1858 and 1872 among the Kidder family of Wilmington, NC. Letters were sent to and from Edward Kidder, patriarch of the family and a local lumber merchant, his wife Ann, and their children, specfically Edward H. and Frederick. They speak of their recent activities and experiences, as well as checking after each other's health. Included is a letter from Silas N. Martin, mayor of Wilmington from 1870-1872, to Edward H. regarding his...
Dates: 1858-1872

Ladeen Puddy Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-206
Scope and Contents

This collection contains brass rubbings from various churches in England, information about those churches, and a map. Also included are publications and clippings that Mrs. Puddy acquired from various events around Wilmington, NC, such as for the Azalea Festival, a program at Thalian Hall for Riverfest, and for the Albert Schweitzer International Prizes.

Dates: 1984-1997

League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear Records

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Identifier: SC-MS-351
Scope and Contents This collections contains the records of the League of Women Voters of Lower Cape Fear from the early 1960s through present day, including meeting minutes, member rosters, informative guides, voter information, budget statements, publicity materials, and other business relevant to the every day operation of the organization. Based in Southeast North Carolina, of particular interest may be correspondence with government officials both in support of and in opposition to various existing and...
Dates: 1962-2021

Lower Cape Fear Region Maps

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Identifier: SC-MS-023
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three maps of New Hanover county. Two maps document the topography and location of sunken blockade runners during the Civil War; the third map is of New Hanover county in 1949.

Dates: 1886-1949

McDonald-Howe Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-034
Scope and Contents The McDonald-Howe Family Papers contains materials pertaining to the Alfred Howe family and the children of his daughter, Rebecca Howe McDonald. Included are documents pertaining to the life of Alfred Howe, who was the son of Anthony Walker, a formerly enslaved person, and his wife, Tenah Howe, a member of the Tuscarora. Howe was born in Wilmington, North Carolina and became a successful builder, in addition to holding a number of elected positions. Additional materials in the...
Dates: 1861-1966

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University of North Carolina, Wilmington 7
James Walker Memorial Hospital 5
Wilmington College 4
1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) 3
Bellamy, Heyward C., Dr., 1924-2014 3
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New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.) 3
North Carolina Azalea Festival (1948-) 3
Thalian Hall (Wilmington, N.C.) 3
Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 2
Episcopal Church 2
Episcopal Church. Diocese of East Carolina 2
Jones, Pembroke, 1858-1919 2
League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear 2
Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 2
United States. Navy 2
Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912 2
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 2
Albritton, Jana, 1954- 1
Allsbrook, O.O. (Ogden Olmstead), 1899-1974 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Tennis Association 1
AnimEigo, Inc 1
Babcock, W. F. (Willard F.), 1917-1991 1
Bellamy Mansion Museum 1
Bellamy, Ellen Douglas, 1852-1946 1
Berkman, Consuelo, 1949-1996 1
Berkman, Jack I., 1908-1999 1
Betz, Donald H. (Donald Henry) 1
Bingham, Mary Lily Kenan, 1867-1917 1
Block, Hannah, 1913-2009 1
Block, Nathan Ellis, 1903-1986 1
Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 1
Boys' Brigade 1
Bradley, Amy Morris, 1823-1904 1
Brown University 1
Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 1
Butler, Marion, 1863-1938 1
Cain, Robert J. 1
Cameron, Bruce Barclay, 1890-1944 1
Cameron, Daniel David, 1921-2005 1
Cameron, George Wallace, 1873-1939 1
Cameron, Lottie Fales, 1894-1960 1
Chavis, Ben, 1948- 1
Civitan International 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Community Hospital (Wilmington, NC) 1
Conser, Walter H. 1
Cooper, Thomas E., 1883-1949 1
Cotton, Nada McDonald, 1895-1977 1
Craven Operation Progress, Inc 1
Crews, J. Marshall, 1910-2010 1
Cronly family 1
Cronly, Michael, 1826-1898 1
Cronly, Robert Dixon, Jr., 1894-1968 1
Cutlar, DuBrutz, 1832-1898 1
Cutlar, DuBrutz, 1866-1905 1
Davis, Champion McDowell 1
DeCoursey, Francine 1
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
Democratic National Convention 1
Edwards, W. Eugene, 1910-2006 1
Esser, George H., Jr., 1921-2006 1
Evans, Anchram Harris, 1838-1911 1
Evans, Elizabeth Robinson Kelly, 1844-1910 1
Evans, Merrill Jennings, 1904-1993 1
Faircloth, Lauch, 1928- 1
Fechtig, Alice Morriss, 1896-1971 1
Ford Foundation 1
Foundation for Community Development 1
Frinks, Golden Asro, 1920-2004 1
Gerard, Philip 1
Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003 1
Halyburton, William David, Jr., 1924-1945 1
Hayes, Sherman, 1948- 1
Helms, Jesse 1
Hemenway, Mary, 1820-1894 1
Hogue, Cyrus D., Jr., 1921-2017 1
Howe family 1
Howe, Alfred, 1817-1892 1
Howe, Tenah, -1852 1
Howell, Claude, 1915-1997 1
Jones, Viola Murrell 1
Jones, Wilbur D., 1934- 1
Jones, Wilbur David, 1892-1967 1
Junior League of Wilmington 1
Kidder, Ann Potter, 1812-1872 1
Kidder, Edward Hartwell, 1840-1921 1
Kidder, Edward, 1805-1885 1
Kidder, Frederick, 1848-1908 1
Kirton, Edwin E. , Reverend, 1907-1986 1
Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986 1
Love, Anna Parsley, 1886-1973 1
Low Income Housing Development Corporation of North Carolina 1
MacRae, William, 1834-1882 1
Macon and Brunswick Railroad Company 1
Manly, Alex 1
Martin, Silas N. (Silas Nelson), 1828-1877 1
Matthews, J. E., Dr. (John Edwards), 1844-1919 1
McDonald family 1
McKoy, Elizabeth Francenia 1
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