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Scope and Contents The Cameron Family Letters contain the writings of the Cameron family over two generations, from 1910-2005, with the bulk between Bruce B. Cameron Sr. and Lottie Fales Cameron from 1912-1914. Most letters are photocopies of the originals, which are not included. Beginning with former Wilmington mayor Bruce B. Cameron’s letters to his wife Lottie Fales while they were dating, the letters show Bruce’s life in Wilmington compared to Lottie’s time studying at Meredith College in Raleigh. A few...
Dates: 1912-1914 (photocopies), 1944 (photocopies), 2002, 2005; Majority of material found within 1912-1914 (photocopies); Majority of material found within 1944 (photocopies)
Scope and Contents This collection features the photography of Patricia O'Meara Robbins and the family research her daughter, Carroll Robbins Jones, compiled with her husband, Wilbur D. Jones, Jr., to write their book about Patricia's life and career--"She 'Shot' Her Way to Success: How China's Empress Dowager Ci Xi Launched a Photographer's Trailblazing Career," published in 2016. Some of the photographs were also featured in a 2001 book the Jones' wrote, "Hawaii Goes to War: The Aftermath of Pearl Harbor,"...
Dates: circa 1870-2013; Majority of material found in 1933-1959
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material collected by Robert J. Cooke from various presidential elections from the late 1960s to the early 1990s, primarily at the respective Democratic Conventions. Items include copies of speeches, pamphlets, publications, press badges, ads, biographies, and campaign material. Candidates of note include Governor George C. Wallace, President Jimmy Carter, and President Bill Clinton. A selection of Cooke's research on the Rorison family of Wilmington, North...
Dates: 1967-2013, undated; Majority of material found in 1976, 1992