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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
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
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

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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

Isabel M. Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-241
Scope and Contents Contains bound volumes of the publication Thalian Hall, an unbound master copy of the publication with images, correspondence, copies of newspaper articles, notes, and a Star-News supplement from 1976; program from the re-opening of Thalian Hall; materials gathered from Isabel William’s travels around the world, including notebooks with typed observations of her experience and original watercolor map illustrations. Includes one publication written by Williams on the bicentennial of the...
Dates: 1980s-2000s

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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Babcock, W. F. (Willard F.), 1917-1991 1
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Block, Nathan Ellis, 1903-1986 1
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Broad, Molly Corbett 1
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Cronly, Michael, 1826-1898 1
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