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Consuelo Berkman Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-290
Scope and Contents Consuelo "Connie" Berkman was an artist and photographer in Wilmington, North Carolina and the adopted daughter of well-known artist, Jack Berkman. The Consuelo Berkman Papers contain artwork, correspondence, personal journals, photographs, yearbooks, and other materials dating from 1968 to her death in 1996. The bulk of the collection is comprised of Berkman's photography and includes thousands of prints, slides, negatives, and contact sheets documenting daily life in and around the...
Dates: 1968 - 1996

Cronly Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-009
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...
Dates: 1888-1925

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

Dr. Duncan Randall Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-229
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers and memorabilia related to Dr. Duncan Randall's personal and family life, his military career with the U.S. Air Force, his academic career as a professor at Wilmington College (now UNCW), and his personal and political interests. Materials include documents, correspondence, newspaper articles and clippings, a stamp collection, emphemera, artifacts, and photographs.

Dates: 1939-2001

Dr. Heyward C. Bellamy Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-167
Abstract

Dr. Heyward C. Bellamy served as Superintendant of the New Hanover County School System from 1968 to 1981, during which time he oversaw the integration of public schools. This collection contains materials relating to the integration of New Hanover County schools, including court documents and supporting exhibit materials from integration law suits, as well as other school integration and civil rights cases from the area and nationally.

Dates: 1916 - 1991

Dr. Hubert A. Eaton, Sr. Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-046
Scope and Contents This extensive collection includes the original materials and photocopies of the legal actions instituted by Dr. Eaton and his fellow plaintiffs to compel the integration of the fundamental institutions of New Hanover County--the public schools and the hospital--in the 1960s and 1970s. Moreover, the collection also reflects the broad spectrum of Dr. Eaton's interests and activities which included medical and public health issues, education, civil rights and athletics.A gifted...
Dates: 1941-1993

Edwin E. Kirton Family Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-042
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, church programs and scrapbooks, as well as a large collection of sheet music that belonged to Mrs. Kirton. The scrapbooks in this collection highlight Father Kirton's career and other family events and the social column written by Mrs. Kirton for the Afro American newspaper.

Dates: 1927-1986

General William MacRae and Colonel Walker Taylor Biographies

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Identifier: SC-MS-039
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the biographies of two prominent Wilmingtonians, General William MacRae and Colonel Walker Taylor. Both items are photocopies of the original. MacRae served with the Confederacy in the Civil War and worked as a civil engineer for the Macon and Brunswick Railroad. Taylor served as a community and civic leader, and in 1913, President Woodrow Wilson named him the U.S. Collector of Customs for the Wilmington Port.

Dates: Undated

James R. Womble Civil War Letter

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Identifier: SC-MS-043
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by James R. Womble, a Confederate soldier, to his father, Thomas Womble. Womble was a laborer in Company A, 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense troops, of the Arsenal Guard. His letter is dated January 20, 1865. It was written from the City Courthouse of Wilmington and describes the fall of Fort Fisher.

Dates: 1865 January 20

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University of North Carolina, Wilmington 3
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Bellamy, Heyward C., Dr., 1924-2014 2
Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 2
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Berkman, Consuelo, 1949-1996 1
Berkman, Jack I., 1908-1999 1
Betz, Donald H. (Donald Henry) 1
Block, Nathan Ellis, 1903-1986 1
Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 1
Boys' Brigade 1
Bradley, Amy Morris, 1823-1904 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
Community Hospital (Wilmington, NC) 1
Cooper, Thomas E., 1883-1949 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
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
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Evans, Anchram Harris, 1838-1911 1
Evans, Elizabeth Robinson Kelly, 1844-1910 1
Fechtig, Alice Morriss, 1896-1971 1
Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003 1
Hemenway, Mary, 1820-1894 1
Howe family 1
Howe, Alfred, 1817-1892 1
Howe, Tenah, -1852 1
James Walker Memorial Hospital 1
Jones, Pembroke, 1858-1919 1
Junior League of Wilmington 1
Kirton, Edwin E. , Reverend, 1907-1986 1
Love, Anna Parsley, 1886-1973 1
MacRae, William, 1834-1882 1
Macon and Brunswick Railroad Company 1
Manly, Alex 1
McDonald family 1
Murchison, David R. (David Reid), 1837-1882 1
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Parsley, Agnes MacRae, 1859-1930 1
Pearsall, Oscar, 1849-1925 1
Presbyterian Women (Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)) 1
Randall, Duncan Peter, 1931-2002 1
Schwartz, B. D. (Benjamin David), 1909-2001 1
Schwartz, Sylvia Wolk, 1911-1997 1
Sprunt, James, 1846-1924 1
St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
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Todd, Bertha Boykin, 1929- 1
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University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Board of Trustees 1
Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912 1
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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
Womble, James R. 1
Womble, Thomas 1
Yow, Cicero Preston, 1914-1990 1
Yow, Elizabeth Hardwicke, 1922-1992 1
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