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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Psi Omega Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-387
Scope and Contents This collection contains records pertaining to chapter and regional events of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Psi Omega chapter. Alpha Kappa Alpha was the first intercollegiate historically African American sorority. Alpha Psi Omega, the Southeast North Carolina chapter, was chartered in 1932. Materials include event programs, souvenir booklets, newspaper clippings, invitations, magazines, posters, and a photocopy of the Alpha Psi Omega chaper charter. The bulk of the materials pertain to...
Dates: 1932, 1969-2019

Calder Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-082
Scope and Contents This collection contains original family documents consisting of a right-of-way agreed upon between William Calder and E.P. Hall, a deed between Phila C. Calder and James Lytch, two receipts, one for payment by Mrs. P. C. Calder, and the other for payment by Robert E. Calder, and a bond and warrant with a list of payments by Robert E. Calder.
Dates: 1844-1875

Cyrus Hogue, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-264
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and other documents associated with Cyrus Hogue's involvement in advocating for a new bridge crossing over the Cape Fear River in Wilmington. After decades of campaigning by local citizens, the Wilmington bridge project finally came to fruition with the completion of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in 1969. Hogue, a local Wilmington lawyer and Chairman of the Democratic Party, was instrumental in working the State Highway Commission and Governor Terry...
Dates: 1962-1969

Documents Relating to Public Education in New Hanover County

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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

Dr. Frank Ainsley Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-324
Scope and Contents Dr. W. Frank Ainsley was a long-time professor in the Department of Geography and Geology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. These papers contain materials collected by him during his academic and research careers and focus geographical concerns in southeastern North Carolina primarily during the 1970s to 1990s. Included are journal articles, newspapers, magazines, brochures, pamphlets, notes, photographs, correspondence, maps, and other similar research materials. Although the...
Dates: 1858 - 2008

"From Our Hearts to Yours" Records

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Identifier: SC-MS-386
Scope and Contents This collection contains records created by the "From Our Hearts to Yours" health initiative, a program created to promote heart disease awareness among Black women. Materials include a poster, two vinyl banners, brochures and booklets, promotional fliers, event programs, correspondence, a historical report, newspaper clippings, a magazine article, and photographs.
Dates: 1994-2021, bulk 2005-2019

John D. Bellamy, Jr. Legal Records

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Identifier: LCF-MS-002
Scope and Contents This collection contains legal records pertaining to the Wilmington law firm, John D. Bellamy & Sons. Most of the records are directly related to John Dillard Bellamy, Jr. (24 March 1853-25 September 1942), and Bellamy’s law associates, including his son Emmett Hargrove Bellamy (12 February 1891-31 March 1952). John D. Bellamy, Jr., was a Democratic congressman, North Carolina legislator, politician, lawyer, and manufacturer. Types of materials include correspondence, court documents, and...
Dates: 1898-1953

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

Poisson Family Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-298
Scope and Contents Contains letters to and from various Poisson and Cutlar family members--including Frederick, a merchant in London, Louis, a local Wilmington real estate agent, as well as from DuBrutz Cutlar, Jr.and Sr., both Wilmington lawyers. Materials include two photographs and three invitations as well.
Dates: 1887-1918, undated

Robert E. Tapp Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-028
Abstract This collection consists primarily of a family album and other photographs donated by a local Wilmingtonian, Robert E. Tapp, who relocated to Wilmington, NC in approximately 1904 from Somerset, England.
Dates: 1870-1979, Undated

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Ainsley, W. Frank, Jr. (William Frank), 1944-2010 1
Albritton, Jana, 1954- 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Babcock, W. F. (Willard F.), 1917-1991 1
Bellamy, Emmett Hargrove, 1891-1952 1