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Anchram H. and Elizabeth K. Evans Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-254
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence between Anchram Harris Evans, a Confederate soldier during the Civil War from Brunswick County, NC, and his wife Elizabeth Kelly Evans (she is referred to as either "Bettie" or "Lizzie" in the letters). There are a handful of letters to or from other family members, as well as typed transcripts of the letters by their grandson, Troy Henry, from 1956. The bulk of the correspondence occured in 1864, but letters span the duration of the war from 1861...
Dates: 1861-1865, 1956; Majority of material found within 1861-1865

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

Cameron Family Letters

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Identifier: SC-MS-194
Scope and Contents The Cameron Family Letters contain the writings of the Cameron family over two generations, from 1910-2005, with the bulk between Bruce B. Cameron Sr. and Lottie Fales Cameron from 1912-1914. Most letters are photocopies of the originals, which are not included. Beginning with former Wilmington mayor Bruce B. Cameron’s letters to his wife Lottie Fales while they were dating, the letters show Bruce’s life in Wilmington compared to Lottie’s time studying at Meredith College in Raleigh. A few...
Dates: 1912-1914 (photocopies), 1944 (photocopies), 2002, 2005; Majority of material found within 1912-1914 (photocopies); Majority of material found within 1944 (photocopies)

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...
Dates: 1865-1924

Don Betz Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-143
Scope and Contents This collection features papers, photographs, and memorabillia belonging to Don Betz, who served as mayor of Wilmington, North Carolina from 1987 to 1997. Betz's appointment books and correspondence from throughout his tenure, as both a city council member and later mayor, depict both his day-to-day duties and important local issues he discussed with officials and legislators at the state and national level. His campaign work, service outside the council, and involvement in local, national,...
Dates: 1981-1997

St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-180
Abstract

St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church is located in Wilmington, North Carolina. The church was formed by the merging of two congregations in 1944, St. Andrews Presbyterian and The Church of the Covenant. This collection includes histocial and financial data on the church, its leaders, members and organizations.

Dates: 1858-2009

Thomas E. Cooper Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-045
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a studio portrait of Thomas E. Cooper as a young man, two printed items, and nineteen items of correspondence. The early handwritten letters, from 1905 to 1907, are primarily from Cooper to his wife, Jane Collins, written while Cooper was working in Mullins, South Carolina. Later letters from 1925 are typewritten to his wife while Cooper was serving a prison sentence in the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. Cooper had been charged and sentenced, along with...
Dates: 1905-1949

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