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Isabel M. Williams Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-241
Scope and Contents Contains bound volumes of the publication Thalian Hall, an unbound master copy of the publication with images, correspondence, copies of newspaper articles, notes, and a Star-News supplement from 1976; program from the re-opening of Thalian Hall; materials gathered from Isabel William’s travels around the world, including notebooks with typed observations of her experience and original watercolor map illustrations. Includes one publication written by Williams on the bicentennial of the American...
Dates: 1980s-2000s

J.E.L. Wade Political Statement

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Identifier: SC-MS-077
Scope and Contents This unpublished political statement by James E.L. Wade in May, 1967 to the New Hanover County League of Women Voters covers a wide spectrum of programs he was involved with on both a local level and as a member of the General Assembly of North Carolina. Mr. Wade outlines his vision for the future of a greater Wilmington, covering improvements in all major areas from roads to parks and waterfront re-development, a convention center, preservation, recreation, city drainage, a bridge over the...
Dates: 1942, 1967, 1975

Ladeen Puddy Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-206
Scope and Contents This collection contains brass rubbings from various churches in England, information about those churches, and a map. Also included are publications and clippings that Mrs. Puddy acquired from various events around Wilmington, NC, such as for the Azalea Festival, a program at Thalian Hall for Riverfest, and for the Albert Schweitzer International Prizes.
Dates: 1984-1997

Steve E. Cooper Script Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-362
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of produced and unproduced playscripts written by playwright and former Wilmington resident, Steven E. Cooper, which range in date from 1981 to 1994. Drafts and final scripts of The Lambda series are prominently featured. Set at a gay bar in Carolina Beach in 1979, The Lambda unfolds through the perspective of rising college freshman, Eric, and his interactions with other men in the bar. The play, expounding on life, love, and relationships, has become well regarded...
Dates: 1981-1994

Thalian Association Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-305
Scope and Contents The Thalian Association is an amateur theatre company located in Wilmington, North Carolina. The Association has long had an important presence in the region and considers its founding date to be 1788. The present iteration of the Thalian Association was formed in 1929 and continues to operate today. The papers in this collection are representative of the organization’s history, operations, productions, and involvement in the local community. Dating from 1929 to 2018, this collection contains a...
Dates: 1929-2019