World War, 1914-1918 -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Harmon C. Rorison Private Papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and military career of Harmon C. Rorison, a military officer, pilot, and banker from Wilmington, North Carolina. The bulk of the materials in this collection pertain to Rorison’s military service during World War I, the Russo-Polish War (also known as the Polish-Soviet War), and World War II. The military-related materials include correspondence, including a letter to Rorison from Merian Cooper; copies of U.S. and Polish military...
Dates: 1819, 1900-1990
Katherine Harriss Byers Collection
Scope and Contents The Katherine Harriss Byers Collection contains magazines, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and ephemera pertaining to World War II on the home front and shipbuilding in the Cape Fear region. The materials span from 1932 to 1992, though most items fall within the years 1941 to 1945. Many of the materials in the collection focus on the construction of liberty ships during World War II at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, North Carolina. In addition, the collection also...
Dates: 1932-1992; Majority of material found within 1941-1945
Poisson Family Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains personal letters to and from various Poisson and Cutlar family members--including Frederick, a merchant in London, Louis, a local Wilmington real estate agent, as well as from DuBrutz Cutlar, Jr. and Sr., both Wilmington lawyers. Additional materials include two photographs and three invitations.
Dates: 1887-1918, undated
W. D. Sr. and Viola M. Jones Collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Wilbur D. Jones, Sr., (1892-1967), a Wilmington banker and World War I veteran, and his wife, Viola Murrell Jones (1903-1973). Materials include newspapers, biographical materials, World War I-era correspondence and memorabilia, reports cards, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, newspaper clippings, printed webpages, and realia, including two purses that belonged to Viola M. Jones. Major subjects include World War I and the Independent Order of...
Dates: 1894-2002, bulk 1908-1973