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A Balkan Sketchbook by Claude Howell

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Identifier: SC-MS-063
Scope and Contents This collection contains the galley, with artist's handwritten corrections for A Balkan Sketchbook by Claude Howell and fifteen (15) leaves (30 sketches) of the original sketches. The book was published as a first and only edition in December 1977. The edition was limited to 500 signed and numbered copies.
Dates: 1977

Claude Howell Christmas Cards

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Identifier: SC-MS-326
Scope and Contents This collection contains 16 prints of hand drawn Christmas cards by Claude Howell from 1977 to 1994. Many are illustrations of downtown Wilmington, North Carolina, specifically of St. James Episcopal Church. Christian imagery is consistent throughout this collection of cards, including angels, baby Jesus, and the Three Wise Men, along with other biblical scenes. Some cards were drawn abroad and highlight the culture of the country Howell was visiting. All are pen and ink illustrations.
Dates: 1977-1994

Claude Howell's Classification of Art Prints

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Identifier: SC-MS-076
Scope and Contents A complete art history guide to art prints classified by country of origin, artist and year. This history covers prehistoric monuments, bronzes, tools, stone sculptures and coins as expressions of art to the modern day works of the western culture.
Dates: Undated

Sand Roots Manuscript

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Identifier: SC-MS-093
Scope and Contents This collection contains the photocopy of a corrected typescript of Ben Dixon MacNeill's (1889-1960) manuscript originally titled, By So Many Roots. Although this draft is dated "11:20 A.M., Monday, October 27, 1944, Buxton, Cape Hatteras" on the final page, Sand Roots, his first and only novel, was published posthumously in 1963. MacNeil did not show the manuscript to his publisher until The...
Dates: 1944 October 27

The Beachcomber's Handbook of Seafood Cookery Manuscript and Proofsheets

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Identifier: SC-MS-095
Scope and Contents Hugh Zachery wrote and Claude Howell illustrated The Beachcomber's Handbook of Seafood Cookery in 1969. This collection contains the proof sheets and a photocopy of a corrected typescript of the book, neither of which is a final draft. An autographed copy of the final publication is available in Randall Library Special Collections. The sketches for the manuscript were retained by the author.
Dates: 1969

The Black Poet Manuscript

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Identifier: SC-MS-094
Scope and Contents The Black Poet was the 1865 annouced title of a work to be published that was to contain "a concise history of the life" of George Moses Horton, bard and recently freed slave. Richard Walser used the 1865 title for his 1996 work on Horton, since no evidence exists that the 1865 book was ever written. Walser wrote his "concise history" during part of a year he spent on a Guggenheim Fellowship. Claude Howell created the drawings for the book. This collection contains the manuscript draft that was...
Dates: 1966