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John F. Schrank Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-148
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from John F. Schrank, who in 1912 attempted to assassinate President Theodore Roosevelt, to his doctor, Dr. Adin Sherman, during 1914-1918 when Schrank was committed to the Central State Hospital for the Criminally Insane in Waupun, Wisconsin. Schrank's letters contain his gratitude for and desire to maintain his friendship with Dr. Sherman, his commentary on World War I, and general observations and revelations on the current status of his life. A selection...
Dates: 1913-1998; Majority of material found within 1913-1918

Poisson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-298
Scope and Contents

This collection contains personal letters to and from various Poisson and Cutlar family members--including Frederick, a merchant in London, Louis, a local Wilmington real estate agent, as well as from DuBrutz Cutlar, Jr. and Sr., both Wilmington lawyers. Additional materials include two photographs and three invitations.

Dates: 1887-1918, undated

Sidney Gardner MacMillan Private Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-040
Scope and Contents This collection consists of thirty letters written by Sidney Gardner MacMillan to his family, one letter written by Jessie N. Worth to her Aunt Margaret MacMillan, and five photographic postcards of France. Sidney's letters provide a unique view of a soldier from Wilmington, NC who was part of the United States Army during the Battle of Marne in France and part of the US occupation of Germany near the end of World War I.MacMillan's letters to his parents and to his sister,...
Dates: 1918-1919