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Samuel D. Bissette Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-282

Scope and Contents

This collection contains Bissette's papers, photographs, artwork and record of his artistic career.

Dates

  • Creation: 1970-2005

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is unprocessed. Contact staff at the Center for Southeast North Carolina Archives and History (csencah@uncw.edu) for information on access to this collection.

Copyright Statement

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

Biographical Note

A man of many accomplishments and wide range of interests, Sam Bissette can truly be called "a man for all seasons." After 50 years with People's Building and Loan, rising from bookkeeper to Corporate Director and Chairman of the Board, he went on to gain national attention as an accomplished artist, historian, astronomer of some distinction, writer, preservationist, and photographer of note.

Extent

37 Containers (Contains 15 document boxes and 22 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Samuel Bissette in August 2005

Title
Samuel D. Bissette Collection
Status
Partially Processed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:

910-962-7810