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Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers and artifacts of or relating to the Bland Family of North Carolina, including papers of other prominent families who have close relations to the Blands. This collection spans from 1802 to 1985 and consists primarily of legal documents regarding the transfer and acquisition of land in Brunswick and Columbus counties of North Carolina. There are various types of deeds, the majority being land deeds, as well as several indentures between Bland family members...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of John A. McNeill, Sr. of Lake Waccamaw, Columbus County, North Carolina. McNeill (1918-2016) was a World War II veteran, pharmacist, boy scout, and Columbus County historian. Included in this collection is McNeill’s comprehensive bibliographic work compiling a wide array of primary and secondary sources pertaining to various cultural, ecological, and historical topics on Lake Waccamaw. This research was completed in conjunction with his collaborator...