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2nd Presbyterian Church Ledger

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Identifier: SC-MS-258
Scope and Contents This collection contains a financial ledger from the 2nd Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, NC, belonging to Oscar Pearsall, the treasurer.
Dates: 1846-1887

8th Regiment Artillery Troops Roster

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Identifier: SC-MS-047
Scope and Contents This document is a roster of the Union troops of the 8th Regiment Artillery of New York commanded by Colonel James M. Watson as of February 1865. W.S. Williamson was listed as the adjutant. It lists the number of men lost during service by disease or mortal wounds.
Dates: 1865 February

19th Century Onslow County Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-302
Scope and Contents Official documents from Onslow County, North Carolina from the late 1700s to the early 1900s. Items include letters, deeds, maps, and contracts.
Dates: 1787-1908, undated

1493 Deed

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Identifier: SC-MS-117
Scope and Contents 1493 deed written in an undetermined language on vellum.
Dates: 1493

1898 Foundation Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-217
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials created by the 1898 Foundation, Inc., formerly the 1898 Centennial Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on commemorating Wilmington’s 1898 coup d’état and massacre, as well as promoting community unity and fostering economic inclusion. Materials pertain to Foundation’s establishment, the programming and activities that reached a crescendo during the 1998 centennial, and the Foundation’s events following the centennial, which culminated in the...
Dates: 1898-2009, bulk 1995-2009

A Balkan Sketchbook by Claude Howell

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Identifier: SC-MS-063
Scope and Contents This collection contains the galley, with artist's handwritten corrections for A Balkan Sketchbook by Claude Howell and fifteen (15) leaves (30 sketches) of the original sketches. The book was published as a first and only edition in December 1977. The edition was limited to 500 signed and numbered copies.
Dates: 1977

A Communication by Mrs. Roger Moore

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Identifier: SC-MS-130
Scope and Contents In her four page letter, which appeared to be directed to the local newspaper, the Wilmington Messenger, Mrs. Susan Moore, wife of Roger, took issue with an earlier story in the Elm City Mirror which had claimed that the leader of the "revolution of 1898 in Wilmington" was Colonel Alfred M. Waddell (1834-1912). According to Moore, the leaders were in fact her husband, Colonel Roger Moore and Doctor J. E. Matthews, and that Waddell was not informed of the movement's plans until after his...
Dates: 1899, 1973

A Comparative Statement of Expenditures

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Identifier: SC-MS-088
Scope and Contents This collection contains a published statement that compares expenditures in North Carolina under Republican and Democratic control for each Fiscal Year beginning 1868, ending Sept. 30, 1880.
Dates: circa 1880

"A Memoir," Remembrances of a young life in "Old Russia" 1881 - 1917

 Collection — Box: Misc. MS Box 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC-MS-191
Scope and Contents This copy of a memoir, written as an historical legacy for children and grandchildren is important in revealing a clear and emotional narrative of the harshness of life for Jews in Russia, under two Czars. As the daughter of an upper middle class business man, Vera Lisovkaia Budnitzky and her family enjoyed many privileges not known to most Jews until the death of her father. Her account of the survival of a woman without the protection of a man as father or husband, and the harsh class...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Abstract of Votes Certification

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Identifier: SC-MS-080
Scope and Contents This collection contains two copies of "Abstract of Votes Cast At An Election Held For Governor And State Officers, On Tuesday, November 2, 1880, In The State Of North Carolina". The reverse side of the abstracts contain information regarding the "Comparative Vote of North Carolina for 1876 and 1889. Including the Vote for Members of Congress at the Late Election". The copies were certified by the Board of State Canvassers on November 27, 1880.
Dates: 1880

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