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1898 Foundation Papers

 Collection
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: 1898-1994 (photocopies), 1995-2009

Alice Morriss Fechtig Post Card Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-057
Scope and Contents

This collection contains several albums of postcards, loose postcards, photographs, and two bound copies of letters and cables written by Alice Fechtig to her father during her European tour, June 6 - September 16, 1929. Many of the postcards in the collection are in color and include major European tourist attractions. Other countries included in the collection are the United States, the Caribbean islands, Russia, and Japan.

Dates: 1929-1969

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Psi Omega Chapter Records

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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...
Dates: 1932, 1969-2019

Anna Parsley Love Letter

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Identifier: SC-MS-086
Scope and Contents

A letter dated October 26, 1910, from Agnes MacRae Parsley to her daughter, Anna Parsley Love, notes the preparations made for moving into town from Masonboro Sound, a summer residence. It illustrates the housekeeping preparation for such a move for a family of comfortable means, and social interaction in an informal manner.

Dates: 1910 October 26

B. D. Schwartz Scrapbooks

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Identifier: SC-MS-153
Scope and Contents The collection consists of twenty scrapbook albums containing letters, documents, news articles, awards, photos, advertisements, and brochures spanning sixty-seven years. Schwartz held many local and state offices in North Carolina, including Wilmington City Councilman, the Mayor of Wilmington, State Representative, and State Senator. As mayor, Schwartz served during a time of civil unrest surrounding the Wilmington Ten and established a chapter of the Human Relations Commission...
Dates: 1918-1993

Bertha Boykin Todd Papers

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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. Content focuses on her work with the 1898 Centennial Foundation, biographical information and research for her memoir, "My Restless Journey," speeches and notes for events at which she spoke, recordings of her media appearances, and articles and correspondence related to her community engagement and work with the New Hanover County School system, highlighting her time as...
Dates: 1954-2020

Block Shirt Co. Ledgers

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Identifier: SC-MS-267
Scope and Contents

This collection contains accounting ledgers from the Block Shirt Company in Wilmington, NC from the early to mid-20th century.

Dates: 1925-1970

Cicero P. Yow Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-337
Scope and Contents Cicero Yow worked as the attorney for the City of Wilmington for 25 years and served in the North Carolina senate for several terms representing the 9th district. These papers primarily contain Yow's personal and business correspondence from 1942 to 1969 and document the daily interactions of a member of Wilmington's upper middle class during the 1950s and 1960s. While much of the correspondence is comprised of invitations and acknowledgment or congratulatory letters, it nevertheless...
Dates: 1928-1969

Consuelo Berkman Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-290
Scope and Contents Consuelo "Connie" Berkman was an artist and photographer in Wilmington, North Carolina and the adopted daughter of well-known artist, Jack Berkman. The Consuelo Berkman Papers contain artwork, correspondence, personal journals, photographs, yearbooks, and other materials dating from 1968 to her death in 1996. The bulk of the collection is comprised of Berkman's photography and includes thousands of prints, slides, negatives, and contact sheets documenting daily life in and around the...
Dates: 1968 - 1996

Cronly Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-009
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal correspondence and private papers of the Wilmington-based Cronly family, primarily related Margaret M. Cronly (1827-1911), and her children Jane Murphy Cronly (1850-1935), Sallie Taylor Cronly (1852-1913), Michael Cronly (1858-1930), Joseph Murphy Cronly (1858-1907), William Neil Cronly (1860-1904), Robert Dickson Cronly (1863-1936), Douglas Tennent Cronly (1865-1931), Margaret Cronly (1868-1947), and Mary Douglas Cronly (1871-1949). Other family members...
Dates: 1888-1925

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Betz, Donald H. (Donald Henry) 1
Block, Nathan Ellis, 1903-1986 1
Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 1
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Bradley, Amy Morris, 1823-1904 1
Butler, Marion, 1863-1938 1
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Cooper, Thomas E., 1883-1949 1
Cotton, Nada McDonald, 1895-1977 1
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Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003 1
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Howe, Tenah, -1852 1
James Walker Memorial Hospital 1
Jones, Pembroke, 1858-1919 1
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Love, Anna Parsley, 1886-1973 1
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Pearsall, Oscar, 1849-1925 1
Presbyterian Women (Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)) 1
Randall, Duncan Peter, 1931-2002 1
Schwartz, B. D. (Benjamin David), 1909-2001 1
Sprunt, James, 1846-1924 1
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Tapp, Robert Estworthy, 1880-1979 1
Todd, Bertha Boykin, 1929- 1
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