Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains R. Wayne Gray's research papers on local author Robert Ruark. Contains Gray's notes, manuscript drafts, note cards, a VHS tape, a framed photo of Ruark, and mostly photocopies of Ruark's correspondence and articles about his work and life. Ruark was born and grew up in Wilmington.
Hugh Zachery wrote and Claude Howell illustrated The Beachcomber's Handbook of Seafood Cookery in 1969. This collection contains the proof sheets and a photocopy of a corrected typescript of the book, neither of which is a final draft. An autographed copy of the final publication is available in Randall Library Special Collections. The sketches for the manuscript were retained by the author.
This collection contains research material collected by author Wilbur D. Jones, Jr. for his novels, including interviews, newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, author notes, correspondence with publishers, and drafts of the manuscripts.