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Wilmington College -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

B. D. Schwartz Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-153
Scope and Contents This collection contains twenty scrapbook albums documenting the life and career of Benjamin David (B.D.) Schwartz, his wife Sylvia, and their family beginning in 1918 and ending in 1993. Schwartz, a Jewish immigrant from Poland, moved to Wilmington as young child. He attended local schools, worked at his father’s furniture business, and assisted his family in establishing the B’nai Israel Synagogue. After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill, he returned to the port city and continued working...
Dates: 1918-1993

B. Frank Hall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-164
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of professor and pastor Dr. Benjamin Franklin "B. Frank" Hall. Content spans 1850-1984 and includes personal and business correspondence, financial documents, sermons, social essays, poetry, newspaper clippings, and advising material from Wilmington College and later UNCW, where Hall taught in the Philosophy and Religion department. Hall's writings focused on religion, human decency, and ethics, of which he shared at the pulpit and in his...
Dates: 1850-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

Cyrus Hogue, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-264
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and other documents associated with Cyrus Hogue's involvement in advocating for a new bridge crossing over the Cape Fear River in Wilmington. After decades of campaigning by local citizens, the Wilmington bridge project finally came to fruition with the completion of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in 1969. Hogue, a local Wilmington lawyer and Chairman of the Democratic Party, was instrumental in working the State Highway Commission and Governor Terry...
Dates: 1962-1969

Dr. Duncan Randall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-229
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers and memorabilia related to Dr. Duncan Randall's personal and family life, his military career with the U.S. Air Force, his academic career as a professor at Wilmington College (now UNCW), and his personal and political interests. Materials include documents, correspondence, newspaper articles and clippings, a stamp collection, emphemera, artifacts, and photographs.

Dates: 1939-2001

Ronald G. Phelps Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-353
Scope and Contents This collection contains Ronald G. Phelps's personal documents, yearbooks, CDs, VHS tapes, photos, copies of published items, magazines, and newspaper clippings, largely related to Wilmington and the surrounding area's history from 1929 to 2018. Ron Phelps was active in the Wilmington community and considered a local amateur historian. A large portion of the collection focuses on New Hanover High School during Phelps's attendence and the various reunion events following his graduation in...
Dates: 1929-2018

Speech May 25, 1949

 Digital Record
Identifier: MS_037_01_28_19490525
Dates: 1949 May 25

Wayne Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-104
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the career of Wayne Jackson, a broadcaster for southeastern North Carolina NBC television affiliate WECT (formerly WMFD). In particular, this collection documents three important events in Wilmington College history including the first televised basketball game in the region (that of the Virgina-Carolina Athletic Conference Junior College Basketball Tournament championship game), a dinner held for the Seahawks baseball team following their...
Dates: 1954-1974, 1988