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Gordon-Smith Letter

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Identifier: SC-MS-099
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter dated March 6, 1921 and written by Gordon Gordon-Smith to Mr. M. MacRae of Wilmington thanking MacRae for his letter of February 28th, 1921 regarding his interest in the Serbian people. Gordon-Smith wrote a book on the Serbian Campaign.

Dates: 1921 March 6

H. J. Southwell Murder Correspondence

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Identifier: SC-MS-256
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence from Division 314 of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers regarding the death of Atlantic Coast Line engineer H.J. Southwell, who was shot and killed on Front Street by assistant yardmaster H.E. Dallas on July 18, 1922. The correspondence spans from July 1922 to July 1924. Most of the documents pertain to the division's search for an attorney and the solicitation of funds from union brothers to pay the attorney. Of note are two letters from...
Dates: 1922 July -1924 July

Helen Bayley Davis Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-162
Scope and Contents

This collection contains eight books of poetry by Helen Bayley Davis. Notes included indicate where poems have been published. The poetry ranges from 1911-1958. The collection also contains correspondence.

Dates: 1911-1958

Henry (Harry) Bacon Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-003
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence from Henry (Harry) Bacon to his family. Most of the letters are addressed to his mother, but some are to his older sister Katherine and his younger brother Carl. Many are illustrated with humorous sketches portraying various predicaments of daily life. The post-college letters in this group came from scattered times of his life and contain frequent though modest allusions to his professional achievements. These letters are photocopies of letters lent...
Dates: 1881-1921 (photocopies), 1969, 1994; Majority of material found within 1885

High Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-091
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence between Mrs. Elizabeth Gore High of Whiteville, North Carolina, her daughter, Mrs. Mary E. High Farrar of Wilmington, North Carolina and her son, D.P. High of Whiteville, North Carolina regarding daily life and the health of Elizabeth High.

Dates: 1889

John D. Bellamy, Jr. Legal Records

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Identifier: LCF-MS-002
Scope and Contents This collection is the property of the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society and is housed in Randall Library Special Collections as part of a long-term loan agreement between the Society and the Library.This collection contains legal records pertaining to the Wilmington law firm, John D. Bellamy & Sons. Most of the records are directly related to John Dillard Bellamy, Jr. (24 March 1853-25 September 1942), and Bellamy’s law associates, including his son Emmett Hargrove Bellamy...
Dates: 1898-1953

John F. Schrank Letters

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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 relevations on the current status of his life. A selection...
Dates: 1913-1998; Majority of material found within 1913-1918

John Lyman Scientific Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-032
Scope and Contents

This collection contains John Lyman's scientific papers and notes, most of which were created during his tenure with the U.S Navy Department Division of Oceanography. Included are a Handbook of Oceanography, a ledger book containing various tables of research data, correspondence concerning article publication and various other items related to oceanographic information collected mainly between 1946 and 1964.

Dates: 1940-1970

Joseph A. Moore Jr. World War II Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-274
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers pertaining to Joseph A. Moore’s service in the United States Navy during World War II. Moore served on the USS Uhlmann with the Fast Carrier Task Force, specifically Task Force 38 (3rd Fleet) and Task Force 58 (5th Fleet). The collected documents, directly and indirectly, reflect the daily life of a serviceman and war in the Pacific arena. Included are correspondence, certificates, photographs, collected Japanese ephemera, and ship logs documenting daily...
Dates: 1943-1994

Joseph J. Davis and Family Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-065
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of letters and notes from Joseph Jonathan Davis to his wife Katherine Elizabeth Shaw. Many of the letters in this collection are referenced in T.H. Pearce’s, They Fought: The Story of Franklin County Men in the Years 1861-1865. Davis’s letters to his wife discuss his experience during the Civil War regarding soldiers, living conditions, weather, etc. Many of his letters include requests to his wife for supplies and also...
Dates: 1862-1894 (photocopies)

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