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Bland Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-303
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 and...
Dates: 1802-1985

Buffkin Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-277
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers documenting the political activities and business operations of Albert W. Buffkin (1855-1921), a white landowner, business operator, and farmer in Columbus County, North Carolina during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Types of materials include professional and personal correspondence, a 1782 land grant, deeds and indentures, court and legal documents, handwritten notes, political pamphlets, contracts, mortgage agreements, account books, and...
Dates: 1782-2005, bulk 1870-1930

Dukes Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-328
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the lives, education, and military services of several members of the Dukes family, including Judson L. Dukes (1922-2004), Mary Smith Dukes (1926-1990), Dr. Judson L. Dukes, Jr. (1945-2010), and Bennie E. Dukes (1948-2001). Types of materials include correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, autograph books, military records, educational records, programs, certificates, photographs, slides, newspaper clippings, artwork, plaques and other types of...
Dates: 1922-2012

John D. Bellamy, Jr. Legal Records

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Identifier: LCF-MS-002
Scope and Contents 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 (12 February 1891-31 March 1952). John D. Bellamy, Jr., was a Democratic congressman, North Carolina legislator, politician, lawyer, and manufacturer. Types of materials include correspondence, court documents, and...
Dates: 1898-1953

Lake Waccamaw History

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Identifier: SC-MS-270
Scope and Contents Conservation ecology, fauna and flora of eastern America, and fish and fishing at Lake Waccamaw are a part of this collection donated by John McNeill.  Also included are histories of food, church, mollusks and shells of North Carolina, and general history of the area. Of interest is State Park Master Plan, House Document on Green Swamp, scenic travel guides. Also contains deed and land indentures for land in Bladen and Columbus Counties dating from 1735-1884.
Dates: 1735-1884, 1985-2004

McLean Page Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-315
Scope and Contents This collection contains documentation of the Page family from 1911 to 2000, including accounting books, receipts, loans, correspondence, photographs, a bible, and a marriage license. McLean Page and the Page family worked as farmers, potentially sharecroppers, in Whiteville, North Carolina. Many of the papers in this collection are records of transactions for farm equipment and resources, including financial documents, loan papers, and crop lien forms. Personal to the family are photographs of...
Dates: 1911-2000

Vernon Keeter Collection

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Identifier: SC-MS-203
Overview This collection contains a variety of Columbus County court records and legal documents from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries.
Dates: 1784-1914