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McDonald-Howe Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-034
Scope and Contents The McDonald-Howe Family Papers encompass a rare piece of history in southeastern North Carolina, beginning in 1861 when the freedom of Frederick Howe is granted. This collection contains character references, baptismal certificates, court documents, correspondence, photographs, an autobiography, educational resumes, and an eyewitness account of the 1898 Wilmington Riot, along with other family documents.
Dates: 1861-1966

Melton McLaurin Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-323
Abstract Dr. Melton McLaurin is a professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He received a PhD in American history from the University of South Carolina in 1967, and taught in the UNCW history department from 1977 to 1995. From 1996 until his retirement in 2004, Dr. McLaurin served as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at UNCW. Dr. McLaurin is the author of several works, including Separate Pasts, Growing Up White in the Segregated...
Dates: 1877-2006, undated

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

New Hanover High School Class of 1951 Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-380
Scope and Contents This collections contains photo albums and scrapbooks compiled by Perry Whitman related to reunion events for the New Hanover High School Class of 1951. Materials begin in 1976 with the Class' 25th reunion and end in 2011 with their 60th reunion. The scrapbooks contain cards, correspondence, ephemera, newspaper clippings, obituaries, photographs, reunion planning documents, and an original 1951 commencement program.
Dates: 1976-2011

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, coronation...
Dates: 1949-2004

North Carolina Indentures

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Identifier: SC-MS-120
Scope and Contents This collection contains over a hundred years worth of North Carolina land indentures, mortgage deeds, and warranty deeds, mostly in Brunswick County. Three documents refer specifically to lots of land in the city of Wilmington, and another refers to land in the State of New York.
Dates: Other: 1799-1928

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

Pearsall Memorial Presbyterian Church Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-379
Scope and Contents Contains Church records, newsletters, histories, directories, event documents, architectural drawings, church bulletins, tapes, photographs, and CDs containing photos from the 1930s to the 2000s. A large amount focuses on The Women of the Church (WOC), a woman-focused group of the Church.
Dates: 1937-2019

Philip Gerard Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-382
Scope and Contents This collection contains manuscript drafts and research material related to specific works of author and UNCW professor Philip Gerard, including articles, photos, and biographical information.
Dates: 1986-1999, undated

Poisson Family Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-298
Scope and Contents Contains letters to and from various Poisson family members--including Louis, a local Wilmington real estate agent, as well as from DuBrutz Cutlar, Jr., a Wilmington lawyer. Two photographs are also included.
Dates: 1887-1918, undated

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League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear 2
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Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 2
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Albritton, Jana, 1954- 1
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Betz, Donald H. (Donald Henry) 1
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Block, Nathan Ellis, 1903-1986 1
Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 1
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Cooper, Thomas E., 1883-1949 1
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Craven Operation Progress, Inc 1
Crews, J. Marshall, 1910-2010 1
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Esser, George H., Jr., 1921-2006 1
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Love, Anna Parsley, 1886-1973 1
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Martin, Silas N. (Silas Nelson), 1828-1877 1
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