Baseball -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains the research materials gathered by Ryan Anderson for use in his Masters Thesis in the department of History at UNCW. The bulk of the collection is photocopied articles from the Wilmington Morning Star (1868-1921) pertaining to Wilmington baseball players, teams, and leagues. The collection also includes articles from the Wilmington Messenger and the Semi-Weekly Messenger, as well as articles about ball player, Robert Gwaltney. The collection includes 4 composition...
Dates: 1868-1921 (photocopies), 1999; Majority of material found within 1868-1921 (photocopies)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, photographs, and documents collected by Wayne Jackson and dating from 1954 to 1973. Jackson was a broadcaster for Southeast North Carolina NBC television affiliate WECT (formerly WMFD).The bulk of the collection relates to three historical events. First, the collection includes information on the telecast of the first Southeastern North Carolina Junior Basketball Tournament held at Brogden Hall, the gymnasium at New Hanover High School in...