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Bertha Boykin Todd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-390
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Bertha Boykin Todd, a long-time New Hanover County educator and community leader. It includes her biographical information and research, VHS tapes of her media appearances and recordings, newspaper articles about Todd or related to her work and community efforts, a North Carolina governor poster, speeches and related notes, and material related to her community and school involvement over the years--highlighting Williston (as the first and last librarian),...
Dates: 1970s-2000s

Documents Relating to Public Education in New Hanover County

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-135
Scope and Contents This collection consists of original documents, letters, financial records and printed material dealing with the establishment of free public schools in Wilmington, North Carolina after the Civil War. The correspondence details the financial support for school construction, teacher recruitment, and administration provided by the Massachusetts Soldiers Memorial Society, Mary Hemenway, Amy Bradley and the American Unitarian Association for what came to be known as Wilmington School District #2....
Dates: 1865-1924