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Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of land grants, deeds, and land surveys for various properties in North and South Carolina. Also of significance in this collection are photocopies of Dr. Bellamy's Oath of Allegiance (U.S. Department of State Certificate), his pardon from President Andrew Johnson, and his letter of the pardon to Secretary of State William H. Seward.
Dates: 1778-1865 (photocopies)
Scope and Contents This item is a photocopy of a listing of Duplin County, North Carolina marriage bonds that extends from the county's earliest recorded marriage bonds in 1730 to circa 1870. The original listing is in the office of the Register of Deeds for Duplin County, at Kenansville, North Carolina. The listing is alphabetical by grooms' last names and is followed by an index of brides' names. The listing includes the names of the groom, bride, bondsman and witness, the date of bond, and, occasionally, the...
Dates: 1730 - circa 1870 (photocopies)
Scope and Contents This family genealogy begins with David Gillespie, Sr., and his wife, Miss Borthick. Their son, David Jr., had three sons, James, Archibald and Borthick, who emigrated to New Bern, North Carolina. Borthick returned to Ireland while Archibald and James remained. James purchased land near Kenansville and named his home Golden Grove. This record lists James’ descendants, sometimes as far as the ninth generation-James being the third. This record is 41 pages long and is a photocopy; the original is...
Dates: 1977, Undated (photocopies)
Scope and Contents A copy of a rare broadside calling the North Carolina legislature into special session was issued by Gov. John W. Ellis on April 17, 1861. The session was called as a result of Abraham Lincoln's call to arms "for the invasion of the peaceful homes of the South....." Only one original is known to exist (according to the donor) from which this copy was made.
Dates: 1861 April 17 (photocopy)
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence from Henry (Harry) Bacon to his family. Most of the letters are addressed to his mother, but some are to his older sister Katherine and his younger brother Carl. Many are illustrated with humorous sketches portraying various predicaments of daily life. The post-college letters in this group came from scattered times of his life and contain frequent though modest allusions to his professional achievements. These letters are photocopies of letters lent to...
Dates: 1881-1921 (photocopies), 1969, 1994; Majority of material found within 1885
Overview Letter to Mrs. C.A. Council from her unnamed brother dated 17 February 1862. In the letter, Council's brother describes the location where his regiment is stationed during the Civil War.
Dates: 1862 February 17 (photocopy)
Scope and Contents This collection contains the research materials gathered by Ryan Anderson for use in his Masters Thesis in the department of History at UNCW. The bulk of the collection is photocopied articles from the Wilmington Morning Star (1868-1921) pertaining to Wilmington baseball players, teams, and leagues. The collection also includes articles from the Wilmington Messenger and the Semi-Weekly Messenger, as well as articles about ball player, Robert Gwaltney. The collection includes 4 composition books...
Dates: 1868-1921 (photocopies), 1999; Majority of material found within 1868-1921 (photocopies)
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,...
Abstract This collection contains a commission for William J. Hoke as a Captain of the Southern Guards, a Rifle Company attached to the Seventieth Regiment, North Carolina Militia, on December 11, 1850. His commission was signed by North Carolina Governor Charles Manly and his private secretary, Andrew J. Terrill.
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of issues of the Wilmington Daily Record, The Evening Dispatch, and fragments of the New York Journal around the time of and covering the Wilmington coup in 1898. The Journal makes explicit reference to the "riots" in Wilmington, gives the death toll as sixteen killed, and reprints the text of the Alex Manley editorial...
Dates: 1898 (photocopies)
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- African Americans -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 2
- Architects -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 2
- Duplin County (N.C.) -- History -- Sources 2
- North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 2
- Wilmington (N.C.) -- History -- 19th century 2
- Wilmington (N.C.) -- Race relations 2
- Wilmington Massacre, Wilmington, N.C., 1898 2
- correspondence 2
- newspapers 2
- African American newspaper editors 1
- African American newspapers 1
- Art -- History 1
- Artists -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 1
- Arts 1
- Baseball 1
- Baseball -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 1
- Brunswick County (N.C.) 1
- Deeds -- North Carolina -- Craven County 1
- Families -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 1
- Historic buildings -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 1
- Legislators -- North Carolina 1
- Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Marriage records -- North Carolina -- Duplin County 1
- Marriage records -- North Carolina -- Duplin County -- 19th century 1
- North Carolina -- History -- Sources 1
- North Carolina--History--19th century 1
- North Carolina. Governor (1849-1851 : Manly) 1
- Pardon 1
- Political 1
- Politicians 1
- Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- Sources 1
- Wilmington (N.C.) 1
- Wilmington (N.C.) -- Guidebooks 1
- blueprints 1
- broadsides (notices) 1 ∧ less
- American Institute of Architects 1
- Anderson, Ryan K. 1
- Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924 1
- Bellamy, John Dillard, Dr., 1817-1896 1
- Butler, Marion, 1863-1938 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 1st 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 38th 1
- Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861 1
- Gillespie family 1
- Gillespie, James, 1747-1805 1
- Hoke, William J. 1
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 1
- Junior League of Wilmington 1
- Manly, Alex 1
- Manly, Charles, 1795-1871 1
- North Carolina. Governor (1849-1851 : Manly) 1
- North Carolina. Governor (1859-1861 : Ellis) 1
- Pearsall family 1
- Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 1
- Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912 1 ∧ less