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Pam Toll Papers

Identifier: SC-MS-278

Scope and Contents

This collection documents Pam Toll's work with Acme Studios and as a working artist in the community. Included are personal correspondence, event announcements, certificates, planning and promotional materials for exhibits, news articles and cards. The majority of the material dates from the early 1980s to the early 2000s. Noteable projects represented in the collection include Toll's work with No Boundaries (inspiration for), Paint a Future and Acme Art Studios.


  • Creation: 1980-2019

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical Note

Pamela Wallace Toll graduated with English and Art degrees from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Painting from East Carolina University. Toll co-founded Acme Art Studios in 1991 and the No Boundaries International Art Colony in 1998. In 2005, her artwork was accepted in the University of North Carolina Wilmington's literary journal, Ecotone, and in 2009 she was nominated for a United States Artists Fellowship. Toll's work can be found in collections in countries across the world including Italy, Turkey, Macedonia and Spain. Her style of art is abstract and driven by real and imagined stories. Toll currently works as an Associate Professor of Art in the Art and Art History Department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.


15 Containers (Contains 7 document boxes, 1 bankers box, 2 oversize folders, and 5 map case folders)

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Pam Toll is a Wilmington based artist and professor as well as the co-founder and co-director of Acme Art Studios. The collection contains Toll's personal papers documenting her career and involvement in the community and with Acme Art Studios.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Pam Toll on March 14, 2008.


This collection contains multiple unprocessed additions: 2018_01013 unprocessed addition, 1.38 linear feet 2018_10004 unprocessed addition, 0.21 linear feet 2019_09002 unprocessed addition, 1 oversize folder 2022_11001 unprocessed addition, 1 folder and 1 oversize folder Undated unprocessed addition, 1 oversize folder

Pam Toll Papers
Partially Processed
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2016 September 13
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Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository