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Army Corps of Engineers Aerial Photos of NC Coast and Selected Coastal Areas

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Identifier: SC-MS-133
Scope and Contents

Aerial photographs of peat farming operations in coastal northeastern North Carolina, and Army Corps of Engineers aerial surveys of NC shoreline 1976, 1978, 1981, 1984, including First Colony Farms, NC shoreline, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, and Albemarle Peninsula.

Dates: 1976, 1978, 1981, 1984

Ashe Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-320
Scope and Contents This collection contains the biographical documents, familiy histories, diaries, works of poetry, genealogical lists, and photographs of the Ashe family of North Carolina. Most of the materials in this collection consist of photocopies or typed transcripts, but it does contain original diaries, letters, and photographs.The original diaries were written by Henrietta Perkins and Sarah Anne Ashe during the late 1840s and early 1850s. Sarah's diary focused on the tragedies of...
Dates: 1672-2003, undated; Majority of material found within 1852-1887

Atkinson and Murchison Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-336
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the Atkinson and Murchison families of Wilmington, North Carolina. A significant portion pertains to Reverend Thomas Atkinson and his son-in-law Reverend David Hillhouse Buel, both North Carolina leaders in the Episcopal church. Additional content relates to various members of the Atkinson and Murchison families, particularly Rev. Atkinson's son--Colonel John Wilder Atkinson, John Wilder's daughter--Loulie Atkinson Murchison, her husband Joel Williams...
Dates: 1816-1968

B. D. Schwartz Scrapbooks

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Identifier: SC-MS-153
Scope and Contents This collection contains twenty scrapbook albums documenting the life and career of Benjamin David (B.D.) Schwartz, his wife Sylvia, and their family beginning in 1918 and ending in 1993. Schwartz, a Jewish immigrant from Poland, moved to Wilmington as young child. He attended local schools, worked at his father’s furniture business, and assisted his family in establishing the B’nai Israel Synagogue. After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill, he returned to the port city and continued working...
Dates: 1918-1993

B. Frank Hall Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-164
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of professor and pastor Dr. Benjamin Franklin "B. Frank" Hall. Content spans 1850-1984 and includes personal and business correspondence, financial documents, sermons, social essays, poetry, newspaper clippings, and advising material from Wilmington College and later UNCW, where Hall taught in the Philosophy and Religion department. Hall's writings focused on religion, human decency, and ethics, of which he shared at the pulpit and in his...
Dates: 1850-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

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

Buffkin Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-277
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers documenting the political activities and business operations of Albert W. Buffkin (1855-1921), a white landowner, business operator, and farmer in Columbus County, North Carolina during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Types of materials include professional and personal correspondence, a 1782 land grant, deeds and indentures, court and legal documents, handwritten notes, political pamphlets, contracts, mortgage agreements, account books, and...
Dates: 1782-2005, bulk 1870-1930

C. A. Brown Lumber Company Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-287
Scope and Contents The C.A. Brown Lumber Company papers include company records pertaining to its business operations. Materials include various agreements for truck leasing, boundary lines, and timber purchasing, as well as invoices and receipts for individual companies, and timber deeds and cutting agreements. Accounting and IRS documents, company and insurance records, policy books, driver daily logs, correspondence, and sales ledgers are also found in the collection. The papers range in date from 1904 to...
Dates: 1904-1984; Majority of material found within 1972-1984

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)

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University of North Carolina, Wilmington -- History -- Sources 18
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African Americans -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 6
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 6
Wilmington Massacre, Wilmington, N.C., 1898 6
African Americans -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County -- History 5
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Civil rights movements -- United States 5
Wilmington (N.C.) -- Race relations 5
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photographs 4
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College students 3
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North Carolina--History--19th century 3
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World War, 1939-1945 -- History -- Sources 3
deeds 3
newspapers 3
prints (visual works) 3
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Confederate States of America -- History 2
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Duplin County (N.C.) -- History -- Sources 2
Families 2
Farms -- North Carolina 2
Fear, Cape (N.C.) 2
Fort Fisher (N.C. : Fort) -- Capture, 1865 2
Fort Fisher (N.C.) 2
Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper 2
Governors -- North Carolina 2
Hurricanes -- North Carolina 2
Illustrated London news 2
Maps -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 2
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University of North Carolina, Wilmington 20
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Bellamy, Heyward C., Dr., 1924-2014 3
Howell, Claude, 1915-1997 3
University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Board of Trustees 3
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1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) 2
Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 2
Community Hospital (Wilmington, NC) 2
Department of Philosophy and Religion 2
Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986 2
MacRae, Hugh, 1865-1951 2
Murchison, David R. (David Reid), 1837-1882 2
Pearsall family 2
Randall, William M. (William Madison), 1899-1984 2
University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Division of Academic Affairs 2
Wagoner, William H., 1927-1999 2
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 2
Ainsley, W. Frank, Jr. (William Frank), 1944-2010 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Institute of Architects 1
American Tennis Association 1
Anderson, Ryan K. 1
Armstrong, Edward Hall, 1841-1864 1
Armstrong, Thomas James, 1813-1877 1
Ashe, John Baptista, -1734 1
Ashe, Samuel A. (Samuel A'Court), 1840-1938 1
Ashe, Samuel, 1725-1813 1
Ashe, William Shepperd, 1814-1862 1
Atkinson, J.W., Colonel (John Wilder), 1830-1910 1
Atkinson, Thomas, 1807-1881 1
Avco Embassy Pictures 1
Avery, Johnston, 1901-1970 1
Avery, Virginia Hall, 1903-1981 1
Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924 1
Bellamy, John Dillard, Dr., 1817-1896 1
Berkman, Consuelo, 1949-1996 1
Berkman, Jack I., 1908-1999 1
Best, William H. 1
Bethell, M. Eloise 1
Betz, Donald H. (Donald Henry) 1
Bissette, Samuel D., 1921-2005 1
Blanchard, Felix, 1924-2009 1
Block, Nathan Ellis, 1903-1986 1
Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 1
Boys' Brigade 1
Bradley, Amy Morris, 1823-1904 1
Buel, David Hillhouse, Reverend, 1817-1893 1
Buffkin, Albert Winget, 1855-1921 1
Butler, Marion, 1863-1938 1
Cameron, Bruce Barclay, 1890-1944 1
Cameron, Daniel David, 1921-2005 1
Cameron, George Wallace, 1873-1939 1
Cameron, Lottie Fales, 1894-1960 1
Cantwell, Robert Calder, 1886-1961 1
Capps, John T., III (John Talbot), 1941-2022 1
Capra, Frank, Jr., 1934-2007 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Coastal Carolina Community College 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
Cooper, Thomas E., 1883-1949 1
Cooper, William Bryant , 1867-1959 1
Cotton, Nada McDonald, 1895-1977 1
Cronly family 1
Cronly, Michael, 1826-1898 1
Cronly, Robert Dixon, Jr., 1894-1968 1
Davis, Champion McDowell 1
Davis, Harry L. (Harry Lee), 1949-2018 1
De Laurentiis, Dino 1
DePaolo, Rosemary 1
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
Democratic National Convention 1
Democratic Party (N.C.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Donnelly, Hester Claire, 1912-1992 1
Eeden, Frederik van, 1860-1932 1
Ehringhaus, John Christoph Blucher, 1882-1949 1
Eilers, Herman B, 1817-1886 1
Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861 1
Episcopal Church 1
Evans, Anchram Harris, 1838-1911 1
Evans, Elizabeth Robinson Kelly, 1844-1910 1
Evans, Minnie, 1892-1987 1
Fechtig, Alice Morriss, 1896-1971 1
Friday, William C. (William Clyde) 1
Frost, Reuben Lovette 1
Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone). Office of Military Government 1
Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003 1
Giles, Lucy W. W. (Lucy Wooster Wright Murchison), 1850-1913 1
Gillespie family 1
Gillespie, James, 1747-1805 1
Graham, Stephen, 1822-1900 1
Hall, B. Frank (Benjamin Franklin), 1908-1991 1
Hamilton, Thomas T. (Thomas Tristam), 1900- 1
Harris, Paul Percy, 1868-1947 1
Hemenway, Mary, 1820-1894 1
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