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Atkinson and Murchison Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-336
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the Atkinson and Murchison families of Wilmington, North Carolina. A significant portion pertains to Reverend Thomas Atkinson and his son-in-law Reverend David Hillhouse Buel, both North Carolina leaders in the Episcopal church. Additional content relates to various members of the Atkinson and Murchison families, particularly Rev. Atkinson's son--Colonel John Wilder Atkinson, John Wilder's daughter--Loulie Atkinson Murchison, her husband Joel Williams...
Dates: 1816-1968

Austin Joseph Holliday Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-052
Scope and Contents This collection of three articles chronicles Austin Joseph Holliday’s attempts to receive service-connected total and permanent disability from the Veterans’ Administration for an illness that occurred during World War I. The plaintiff Holliday, a black WWI veteran, based his prayer for compensation under U.S. Judicial Code, Section 145, March 3, 1887, c—359, 1, 24 Stat. 505 and the World War Veterans Act 1924 in pursuant to Part I of Veterans Regulations Number I, as amended in the Economy...
Dates: 1949-1950

B. D. Schwartz Scrapbooks

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Identifier: SC-MS-153
Scope and Contents This collection contains twenty scrapbook albums documenting the life and career of Benjamin David (B.D.) Schwartz, his wife Sylvia, and their family beginning in 1918 and ending in 1993. Schwartz, a Jewish immigrant from Poland, moved to Wilmington as young child. He attended local schools, worked at his father’s furniture business, and assisted his family in establishing the B’nai Israel Synagogue. After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill, he returned to the port city and continued working...
Dates: 1918-1993

B. Frank Hall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-164
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of professor and pastor Dr. Benjamin Franklin "B. Frank" Hall. Content spans 1850-1984 and includes personal and business correspondence, financial documents, sermons, social essays, poetry, newspaper clippings, and advising material from Wilmington College and later UNCW, where Hall taught in the Philosophy and Religion department. Hall's writings focused on religion, human decency, and ethics, of which he shared at the pulpit and in his...
Dates: 1850-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

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

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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

Barden Family Private Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-127
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers of the Barden family, who were planters in Sampson and Duplin Counties during the 19th century. Contained within are mercantile records, receipts for the purchase of enslaved persons, land indentures, correspondence, photographs and other documents that illustrate the economic activities of the family. All items are photocopies of originals authorized by the donor of the materials.

Dates: 1790-1922 (photocopies/reprints)

BEAT Magazine Archive

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Identifier: SC-MS-239
Dates: Undertermined

Bellamy Mansion Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-MS-406
Scope and Contents

This collection contains historical records from the 1800s--such as letters, bank receipts and deposits, advertisements, property indentures, architectural plans, and other documents--of the Bellamy family related to their life and home in the Bellamy Mansion on Market Street in Historic Downtown Wilmington. Modern research and information is also included, mainly as photocopies or printouts.

Dates: 1800s

Ben Long Sketch

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Identifier: SC-MS-129
Scope and Contents

This crayon sketch on paper [9"x 11 3/4"] is of three images of male heads: a profile and back side view of an adult and a profile of an adolescent. It is initialed by the artist; the date is on a corner which has been broken off and may be 1968 or 1969. The word "studies" has been penciled at the bottom of the paper.

Dates: circa 1968

Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Broadside

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Identifier: SC-MS-004
Scope and Contents

The College of William and Mary at Williamsburg, VA, suffered damage during the Civil War. Benjamin S. Ewell, then president of William and Mary, published a broadside appealing for financial aid in rebuilding the institution. Though obviously written after the Civil War, its exact date is unknown. This appeal includes endorsements for the rebuilding fund by Bishop Potter of New York, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Generals Grant and Meade, and by Wm. W. Corcoran of Washington City.

Dates: after 1865

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New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.) 5
Thalian Hall (Wilmington, N.C.) 5
Wilmington College. Board of Trustees 5
Bellamy, Heyward C., Dr., 1924-2014 4
Episcopal Church 4
Jones, Wilbur D., 1934- 4
United States. Navy 4
1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) 3
Bissette, Samuel D., 1921-2005 3
Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 3
Community Hospital (Wilmington, NC) 3
Inman, Will, 1923-2009 3
Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986 3
North Carolina Azalea Festival (1948-) 3
Rehder, Jessie 3
University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Board of Trustees 3
Wagoner, William H., 1927-1999 3
Bellamy Mansion Museum 2
Bellamy, John Dillard, 1853-1942 2
Berkman, Jack I., 1908-1999 2
Bethell, M. Eloise 2
Block, Susan Taylor, 1951- 2
Brauer, Friedrich 2
Department of Philosophy and Religion 2
Eaton, Hubert A., Dr. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991 2
Episcopal Church. Diocese of East Carolina 2
Hamilton, Thomas T. (Thomas Tristam), 1900- 2
High, Daniel Pinkney, 1843-1912 2
Hoggard, John Thomas, 1876-1965 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Jones, Pembroke, 1858-1919 2
Jones, Viola Murrell 2
League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear 2
Lower Cape Fear Historical Society 2
MacRae, Hugh, 1865-1951 2
Major League Baseball (Organization) 2
Martin, Silas N. (Silas Nelson), 1828-1877 2
Murchison, David R. (David Reid), 1837-1882 2
National Collegiate Athletic Association 2
National Football League 2
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 2
North Carolina Coastal Federation 2
North Carolina Shipbuilding Company 2
North Carolina State Ports Authority 2
Pearsall family 2
Pearsall, Oscar, 1849-1925 2
Rehder, Stanley (George Stanley), 1922-2012 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Rorison, Harmon Chadbourn, 1893-1976 2
Rotary International 2
Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 2
Sister Cities International 2
St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, N.C.) 2
Thomas, Cornelius (Neal) Dickinson, 1920-2005 2
United States. Air Force 2
United States. Congress. 2
University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Division of Academic Affairs 2
Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912 2
Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998 2
Wilkes, Paul, 1938- 2
Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892 2
Zachary, Hugh, 1928-2016 2
Zebulon B. Vance (Liberty ship) 2
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 1
Ainsley, W. Frank, Jr. (William Frank), 1944-2010 1
Albritton, Jana, 1954- 1
Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931 1
Allsbrook, O.O. (Ogden Olmstead), 1899-1974 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Business Women's Association 1
American Council of the Blind 1
American Institute of Architects 1
American Legion. Auxiliary 1
American Philosophical Society 1
American Tennis Association 1
Anderson, Ryan K. 1
AnimEigo, Inc 1
Armstrong, Edward Hall, 1841-1864 1
Armstrong, Thomas James, 1813-1877 1
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 1
Ashe, John Baptista, -1734 1
Ashe, Samuel A. (Samuel A'Court), 1840-1938 1
Ashe, Samuel, 1725-1813 1
Ashe, William Shepperd, 1814-1862 1
Atkinson, J.W., Colonel (John Wilder), 1830-1910 1
Atkinson, Thomas, 1807-1881 1
Avco Embassy Pictures 1
Avery, Johnston, 1901-1970 1
Avery, Virginia Hall, 1903-1981 1
Babcock, W. F. (Willard F.), 1917-1991 1
Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924 1
Bank of Wilmington (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
Bartram, Moses, 1732-1809 1
Bellamy family 1
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