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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.
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
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 documents...
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...
Scope and Contents This collection contains various souvenir books, programs, brochures, magazines, newspaper clippings and other ephemera related to the North Carolina Azalea Festival from 1948-2004. The Azalea Festival began in 1948 at the instigation of Dr. Houston Moore of Wilmington, NC. The first president was Hugh Morton, and Queen Azalea I was Jacqueline White, a movie actress with RKO Studios. Throughout the years, the Festival has filled three to four days with art and craft shows, a parade, coronation...
Abstract Oscar Pearsall was a wholesale grocery merchant in Wilmington, North Carolina. He parterned with Benjamin Franklin Hall in 1874 and established Hall & Pearsall, a wholesale grocery and commission business. In 1906, Pearsall launched Pearsall & Company, with two of his sons, Frederick and Horace. This collection contains ledgers, correspondence, bills and shipping labels related to the two companies, as well as medical insurance certificates and related correspodence for Pearsall.
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.
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...
- Wilmington (N.C.) -- History -- 19th century 3
- Families -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 2
- New Hanover County (N.C.) -- History -- Sources 2
- North Carolina -- Politics and government 2
- Religion 2
- Wilmington (N.C.) 2
- correspondence 2
- African Americans -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County -- History 1
- Arts 1
- Bank fraud 1
- Bankers -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 1
- Business enterprises -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 1
- Church Membership 1
- College sorority members 1
- Education -- New Hanover County (N.C.) 1
- Festivals -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 1
- Jonkonnu (Festival) 1
- Maps -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 1
- Merchants 1
- North Carolina -- History -- Sources 1
- Political 1
- Political Campaigns -- North Carolina 1
- Presbyterian Church 1
- Wilmington (N.C.) -- Commerce 1
- Wilmington (N.C.) -- Race relations 1
- Women in the Presbyterian Church 1
- Worship Programs 1
- Wrightsville Beach (N.C.) 1
- booklets 1
- deeds 1
- minutes (administrative documents) 1
- postcard albums 1
- postcards 1 ∧ less
- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
- Cooper, Thomas E., 1883-1949 1
- Cronly family 1
- Cronly, Michael, 1826-1898 1
- Cronly, Robert Dixon, Jr., 1894-1968 1
- Davis, Champion McDowell 1
- Fechtig, Alice Morriss, 1896-1971 1
- Jones, Pembroke, 1858-1919 1
- North Carolina Azalea Festival (1948-) 1
- North Carolina. Governor (1925-1929 : McLean) 1
- Pearsall, Oscar, 1849-1925 1
- Presbyterian Women (Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)) 1
- Sprunt, James, 1846-1924 1
- St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
- Yow, Cicero Preston, 1914-1990 1
- Yow, Elizabeth Hardwicke, 1922-1992 1 ∧ less