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Fort Caswell Telegraph Log

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-138
Scope and Contents This collection contains a log of telegraphs sent from Smithville (Southport), Fort Caswell, and Wilmington, North Carolina from January 1863 through May 1863. These telegraphs reveal food shortages, lack of supplies, and war updates involving the Confederacy, primarily in these three North Carolina forts. Battles were not being fought at these forts during these dates, but it is possible to understand from this document what conditions were like and how the armies responded to successes and...
Dates: 1863 January-May

Francine DeCoursey Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-MS
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers and A/V material from filmmaker Francie DeCoursey's work, especially related to UNCW's 1898 Centennial Foundation, the Wilmington 10, and other local racial justice initiatives. Materials include event programs, event marketing materials, manuscripts, and other paperwork related to her film screenings and presentations, especially film work in varying formats, such as mini DV, DVD, VHS, and master broadcast tapes. Items are circa 1998-2013.

Dates: circa 1998-2013

Frederick D. Poisson Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-MS-170
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a copy book owned by Wilmington attorney Frederick D. Poisson. This particular book still has the instructions for how to use a copying book on the back of the front cover.

Poisson recorded information such as financial transactions and correspondence in the book. Notable Wilmington citizens are mentioned including, Cantwell, Carr, Cameron, McIver, MacRae, Pearsall, Sprunt, Sutton, and Waddell.

Dates: 1873-1876

From These Beginnings: Wilmington College 1946-1969

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-092
Scope and Contents

This collection includes various working drafts and notes for Dr. J. Marshall Crews' book, From These Beginnings: Wilmington College, 1946-1969. This book chronicles the early development of Wilmington College, which later developed into the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Dates: 1980-1982

Gene Merritt Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-MS-396
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper articles, documents, and ephemera about Gene Merritt's work with the revitalization of Downtown Wilmington and DARE (Downtown Area Revitalization Effort), later Wilmington Downtown, Inc. from the 1980s-2000s.

Dates: 1980-2003

General William MacRae and Colonel Walker Taylor Biographies

 Collection
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

Grainger Family Papers

 Collection — Box: Misc. MS Box 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC-MS-342
Scope and Contents

Contains historical letters, deeds, and documents belonging to the Grainger family of Wilmington, NC, including deeds from Eagle Island and correspondence with American historian John Hope Franklin regarding the 1898 Wilmington race riot.

Dates: 1869-2017; Majority of material found within 1871-1898

Hannah Soloman Block Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-181
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters, cards, invitations, programs, news clippings and full length newspapers, magazines, postcards, notes, and a manuscript. Three albums of photos, political and pageant buttons, letters, and awards are included in these albums. Also included are WWII-era items such as Civil Defense ID cards, Red Cross membership materials, ration books for food and gasoline, V-mail, and information on USO dances.

Dates: 1935-1998

Herman Blizzard Rotary Archive

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-215
Scope and Contents This collection contains the archive of the Wilmington Rotary Club, established in 1915. The original donation of materials were collected, organized, and maintained by long time Rotary member, Herman Blizzard. Included are materials related to routine club business including minutes, newsletters, correspondence, financial documents, and photographs. Blizzard also kept personal files related to Rotary including letters, cards, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, artifacts, documented histories...
Dates: 1915-2019

Images of UNCW Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-RG-24
Scope and Contents

This collection brings together prints, slides and negatives, many of which were used in campus publications such as the yearbook, student newspaper, course catalogs, and alumni publications. There are color as well as black and white photographs. The different photographic formats are interfiled. The collection includes photographs of athletics, student life, and academics, as well as special events and university advancement activities from the college's founding until the early 2000s.

Dates: 1948-2009

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North Carolina Azalea Festival (1948-) 3
Thalian Hall (Wilmington, N.C.) 3
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 3
Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 2
Jones, Pembroke, 1858-1919 2
League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear 2
New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.) 2
Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 2
United States. Navy 2
University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Board of Trustees 2
Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912 2
Albritton, Jana, 1954- 1
Allsbrook, O.O. (Ogden Olmstead), 1899-1974 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Tennis Association 1
AnimEigo, Inc 1
Babcock, W. F. (Willard F.), 1917-1991 1
Bellamy Mansion Museum 1
Bellamy, Ellen Douglas, 1852-1946 1
Berkman, Consuelo, 1949-1996 1
Berkman, Jack I., 1908-1999 1
Betz, Donald H. (Donald Henry) 1
Bingham, Mary Lily Kenan, 1867-1917 1
Block, Hannah, 1913-2009 1
Block, Nathan Ellis, 1903-1986 1
Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 1
Bowles, Erskine B. (Erskine Boyce), 1945- 1
Boys' Brigade 1
Bradley, Amy Morris, 1823-1904 1
Broad, Molly Corbett 1
Brown University 1
Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 1
Butler, Marion, 1863-1938 1
Cain, Robert J. 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
Chavis, Ben, 1948- 1
Civitan International 1
Coastal Carolina Community College 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Community Hospital (Wilmington, NC) 1
Conser, Walter H. 1
Cooper, Thomas E., 1883-1949 1
Cotton, Nada McDonald, 1895-1977 1
Craven Operation Progress, Inc 1
Crews, J. Marshall, 1910-2010 1
Cronly family 1
Cronly, Michael, 1826-1898 1
Cronly, Robert Dixon, Jr., 1894-1968 1
Cutlar, DuBrutz, 1832-1898 1
Cutlar, DuBrutz, 1866-1905 1
Davis, Champion McDowell 1
DeCoursey, Francine 1
DePaolo, Rosemary 1
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
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Edwards, W. Eugene, 1910-2006 1
Episcopal Church 1
Episcopal Church. Diocese of East Carolina 1
Esser, George H., Jr., 1921-2006 1
Evans, Merrill Jennings, 1904-1993 1
Faircloth, Lauch, 1928- 1
Fechtig, Alice Morriss, 1896-1971 1
Ford Foundation 1
Foundation for Community Development 1
Friday, William C. (William Clyde) 1
Frinks, Golden Asro, 1920-2004 1
Gerard, Philip 1
Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003 1
Halyburton, William David, Jr., 1924-1945 1
Hamilton, Thomas T. (Thomas Tristam), 1900- 1
Hayes, Sherman, 1948- 1
Helms, Jesse 1
Hemenway, Mary, 1820-1894 1
Hoggard, John Thomas, 1876-1965 1
Hogue, Cyrus D., Jr., 1921-2017 1
Howe family 1
Howe, Alfred, 1817-1892 1
Howe, Tenah, -1852 1
Howell, Claude, 1915-1997 1
Jones, Viola Murrell 1
Jones, Wilbur D., 1934- 1
Jones, Wilbur David, 1892-1967 1
Junior League of Wilmington 1
Kidder, Ann Potter, 1812-1872 1
Kidder, Edward Hartwell, 1840-1921 1
Kidder, Edward, 1805-1885 1
Kidder, Frederick, 1848-1908 1
Kirton, Edwin E. , Reverend, 1907-1986 1
Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986 1
Leutze, James R., 1935- 1
Love, Anna Parsley, 1886-1973 1
Low Income Housing Development Corporation of North Carolina 1
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