Wrightsville Beach (N.C.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Cicero Yow worked as the attorney for the City of Wilmington for 25 years and served in the North Carolina senate for several terms representing the 9th district. These papers primarily contain Yow's personal and business correspondence from 1942 to 1969 and document the daily interactions of a member of Wilmington's upper middle class during the 1950s and 1960s. While much of the correspondence is comprised of invitations and acknowledgment or congratulatory letters, it nevertheless documents...
Scope and Contents Consuelo "Connie" Berkman was an artist and photographer in Wilmington, North Carolina and the adopted daughter of well-known artist, Jack Berkman. The Consuelo Berkman Papers contain artwork, correspondence, personal journals, photographs, yearbooks, and other materials dating from 1968 to her death in 1996. The bulk of the collection is comprised of Berkman's photography and includes thousands of prints, slides, negatives, and contact sheets documenting daily life in and around the Wilmington...
Dates: 1968 - 1996
Scope and Contents This collection contains original handbills and posters promoting surf film screenings in the greater Wilmington area, as well as sales flyers for a local surfobard shop called America Surfboards.
Dates: 1978, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to Wilmington real estate transactions and landownership, organized by block within the original city limits, as well as Eagle Island, Wrightsville Beach, and Masonboro. Material originally belonged to William B. McKoy (1852-1928), a prominent attorney and historian in Wilmington from the 1880s to the 1920s, who was also chairman of the State Democratic Executive Committee during the Wilmington Coup d’état of 1898. Materials include envelopes, plat...
Dates: 1801-1928, bulk 1845-1921