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John Callum Ragtime Trio Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-291
Scope and Contents

This collection contains memorabilia relating to the John Callum Ragtime Trio, a musical group that performed at local Wilmington venues during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Included are photographs, music lists and lyrics, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Circa 1970-1989

McDonald-Howe Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-034
Scope and Contents The McDonald-Howe Family Papers contains materials pertaining to the Alfred Howe family and the children of his daughter, Rebecca Howe McDonald. Included are documents pertaining to the life of Alfred Howe, who was the son of Anthony Walker, a formerly enslaved person, and his wife, Tenah Howe, a member of the Tuscarora. Howe was born in Wilmington, North Carolina and became a successful builder, in addition to holding a number of elected positions. Additional materials in the...
Dates: 1861-1966

Murchison Family Ephemera

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Identifier: SC-MS-222
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal and business papers of the Murchison family, specifically of David Reid Murchison, his wife, and his business associates. Items are mostly calling cards, notes, and stationary.

Dates: 1872, 1912, undated

North Carolina Azalea Festival Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-024
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,...
Dates: 1949-2004

Oscar Pearsall Personal and Business Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-192
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.

Dates: 1857-1962

Robert E. Tapp Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-028
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of a family album and other photographs donated by a local Wilmingtonian, Robert E. Tapp, who relocated to Wilmington, NC in approximately 1904 from Somerset, England.

Dates: 1870-1979, Undated

St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-180
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.

Dates: 1858-2009

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 a prison sentence in the Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. Cooper had been charged and sentenced, along with...
Dates: 1905-1949

Weather Bureau Station Wilmington, North Carolina Official Documents

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Identifier: SC-MS-015
Scope and Contents These papers consist largely of communications between the central U.S. Weather Bureau office in Washington, D.C., and the local weather observation post at Wilmington, N.C. Although the inclusive dates of this group are 1871-1912, all but one of the items fall in the years 1871-1908, with no items from the years 1883-84, 1893-94, 1899, 1905-06, and 1909-11. These papers consist of seven topical series; items within each series are arranged in chronological order. Series 1,...
Dates: 1871 - 1912

Wilmington, NC and the Lower Cape Fear Area During the Civil War

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Identifier: SC-MS-026
Scope and Contents Excerpts of letters, diaries, papers, and published materials comprise the body of this research collection, which relate specifically to Wilmington and the Lower Cape Fear (LCF) during the Civil War. Subjects include troop movements, civilian life, shipping, prisoners of war, and military engagements. Wilmington was the last Confederate port to be captured; blockading and blockade runners and the defense and capture of Fort Fisher are especially well represented. Items of local...
Dates: 1855, 1861-1865, undated

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University of North Carolina, Wilmington 3
1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) 2
Bellamy, Heyward C., Dr., 1924-2014 2
Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 2
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American Tennis Association 1
Berkman, Consuelo, 1949-1996 1
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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
New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
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Pearsall, Oscar, 1849-1925 1
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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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Womble, Thomas 1
Yow, Cicero Preston, 1914-1990 1
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