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St. John's Art Gallery Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-349
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers, artifacts, and media related to the establishment and day-to-day operations of St. John’s Art Gallery. It emphasizes exhibits by providing insight into the world of art and curation techniques at the time. Moreover, the collection follows the remodel of St. John’s as they attempted to expand and play host to larger exhibits. This collection includes by-laws, consignment forms, reports, planners, press releases, brochures, correspondence, architectural plans,...
Dates: 1962-2010

The Camera Shop Records

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Identifier: SC-MS-293
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from The Camera Shop, a business that operated at Front and Grace Street in Wilmington, N.C. for seventy-two years. Materials include personal, business, and supply correspondence, customer and supplier invoices, advertising correspondence and invoices, job applications, property paperwork, and mail solicitations from 1942-1957. Of note in this collection is correspondence between The Camera Shop and suppliers during World War II, at which time The Camera...
Dates: 1942-1957

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 time in the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. Cooper had been charged and sentenced, along with his brother...
Dates: 1905-1949

Thomas J. Armstrong Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-001
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of letters written by Thomas J. Armstrong's son, Edward Hall Armstrong, during the Civil War. Also included are: a photograph of Edward, his officer commissions, and his book on military tactics, eulogies for Edward by various persons, a letter from Edward's body servant--an enslaved person named Moses, and miscellaneous letters and documents from other family members, including Thomas's boyhood reminiscences, a receipt for sale of an enslaved person, and...
Dates: 1859-1885

Thomas Fanning Wood, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-151
Scope and Contents This collection contains business records, cancelled checks, notes and bills collected during Thomas Wood Jr's association with Alexander Sprunt & Son. Wood represented Alexander Sprunt & Son in New York and Europe, mainly the Netherlands and France. The overseas cablegrams relating to business matters are in code. The collection also contains correspondence with the Sarah Leigh Clinic in Norfolk, VA. These letters concern Mrs. Wood and her battle with breast cancer. Also included...
Dates: 1907-1926

Zita Reitblatt Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-346
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal files of Zita Reitblatt including postcards, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, printed articles, along with Rosenwald schools research files. The dates of the papers range from 1964 to 2017. The postcards in the collection document the locations of local places and other countries. The research conducted on the Rosenwald schools highlight the lasting impact of the Rosenwald School Fund in North Carolina. The photographs in the collection are of the...
Dates: 1964-2017

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