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Alice Morriss Fechtig Post Card Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-057
Scope and Contents

This collection contains several albums of postcards, loose postcards, photographs, and two bound copies of letters and cables written by Alice Fechtig to her father during her European tour, June 6 - September 16, 1929. Many of the postcards in the collection are in color and include major European tourist attractions. Other countries included in the collection are the United States, the Caribbean islands, Russia, and Japan.

Dates: 1929-1969

Back in the U.S.S.R., Travels of Sondra Claudine Langtry

Identifier: SC-MS-134
Scope and Contents

In September 1976, Sondra Claudine Langtry had the opportunity to travel for a month in the former Soviet Union, visiting with her father's Russian relatives. This collection contains postcards, travel observations, and personal ephemera from her visit there, as well as to other international destinations, such as Egypt and Finland. Also included is Langtry's thesis on Soviet views of the Middle East.

Dates: 1962-1979

George Bernard Shaw Private Paper

Identifier: SC-MS-014
Scope and Contents This collection contains one postcard with a printed mini-essay on the value of a forty letter “alfabet” by Bernard Shaw; the address Ayot Saint Lawrence, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, is also printed at the end of the card. Added to this are further, handwritten arguments supporting the need for an expanded alphabet, which are dated December 26, 1947, and initialed “G.B.S.” The card is addressed to “William Russell M.S. Athens (Georgia) U.S. America.” The card bears an English stamp and is...
Dates: 1947

James Evans Postcard Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-409
Scope and Contents

This collection features two photo albums of photo postcards with images of Wilmington and surrounding areas, as well as Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Fort Fisher, and Brunswick and Pender counties.

Dates: approximately early 1900s-1970s

Langtry Postcard Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-131
Scope and Contents The Langtry Postcard Collection consists of three separate segments. This first part is a single real-photo card, circa 1918, "The Czeck [sic.] army headquarters at Vladivostok," which is also labeled in Japanese [not translated]. The Czech Legion, composed of Czech prisoners of war who wanted to fight on the side of the Entente, broke with Bolshevik authorities during the Russian Civil War and fought in support of the White movement.(1) The second segment of the collection consists of...
Dates: circa 1906-1918

Sidney Gardner MacMillan Private Papers

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

Zita Reitblatt Papers

Identifier: SC-MS-346
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal files of Zita Reitblatt including postcards, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, printed articles, along with Rosenwald schools research files. The dates of the papers range from 1964 to 2017. The postcards in the collection document the locations of local places and other countries. The research conducted on the Rosenwald schools highlight the lasting impact of the Rosenwald School Fund in North Carolina. The photographs in the collection are of the...
Dates: 1964-2017