Skip to main content

Kenan House

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. William H. Wagoner Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-271
Scope and Contents

Dr. William H. Wagoner served as the Superintendent of the New Hanover county school system from 1961-1968, as the fourth President of Wilmington College from 1968-1969 and as the first Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington from 1969-1990. This collection contains correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings, agendas, photographs, maps and ephemera related to the careers of Dr. Wagoner in Wilmington as well as his personal life.

Dates: 1959-1990

Kenan Family Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-107
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials from Mary Bason Broadfoot pertaining to an article she wrote on the Kenan House property in Wilmington, North Carolina for the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society Bulletin. Materials include correspondence between Broadfoot and Kenan family descendants, interview notes with the Sarah Graham Kenan's long-time chauffer Denver Clarence Padrick, and drafts of Broadfoot's article. The collection also documents miscellaneous aspects of Kenan...
Dates: 1864-1972

Photos of Kenan House, circa 1923-1931

 File — Box 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents

Ten photos of the interior of Kenan House on Market Street in Wilmington, North Carolina. Photos must be dated after 1923, when Sarah Graham Kenan purchased the house, and likely before the house fire in 1931. Photos contain signatures identifying they were taken by Wootten-Moulton, a North Carolina studio run by Bayard Wootten and her half-brother George C. Moulton.

Dates: circa 1923-1931