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Arts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the arts in general, including the visual arts, literature, and the performing arts. General works on the visual arts are entered under Art.

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

St. John's Art Gallery Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-349
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers, artifacts, and media related to the establishment and day-to-day operations of St. John’s Art Gallery. It emphasizes exhibits by providing insight into the world of art and curation techniques at the time. Moreover, the collection follows the remodel of St. John’s as they attempted to expand and play host to larger exhibits. This collection includes by-laws, consignment forms, reports, planners, press releases, brochures, correspondence, architectural plans,...
Dates: 1962-2010

Steve E. Cooper Script Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-362
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of produced and unproduced playscripts written by playwright and former Wilmington resident, Steven E. Cooper, which range in date from 1981 to 1994. Drafts and final scripts of The Lambda series are prominently featured. Set at a gay bar in Carolina Beach in 1979, The Lambda unfolds through the perspective of rising college freshman, Eric, and his interactions with other men in the bar. The play, expounding on life, love, and relationships, has become well...
Dates: 1981-1994

Tapestry Theatre Company Archive

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-202
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers, cassette tapes, VHS tapes, photographs, and slides related to the operations of Tapestry Theatre Company, primarily dating from the 1980s-1990s.

Dates: Other: Undetermined

Thalian Association Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-305
Scope and Contents The Thalian Association is an amateur theatre company located in Wilmington, North Carolina. The Association has long had an important presence in the region and considers its founding date to be 1788. The present iteration of the Thalian Association was formed in 1929 and continues to operate today. The papers in this collection are representative of the organization’s history, operations, productions, and involvement in the local community. Dating from 1929 to 2018, this collection...
Dates: 1929-2019

The Printer's Art Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-084
Abstract

This collection consists of examples of illuminated works, which have been broken into six series: Early Printing and Engraving, Oriental Printing and Engraving, Examples of Paleography, Examples of Book Illumination, Ancient Bible Pages, and Parchment pages.

Dates: Undetermined

Thursday Morning Music Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-036
Scope and Contents This collection documents the activities Wilmington's Thursday Morning Music Club from its origin in 1892 to 2014, including the club's affiliation with the North Carolina and National Federations of Music Clubs. Represented in the records are minutes, bylaws, banking records, reports, correspondence, member directories, programs, and yearbooks. Of historical significance are the minutes of the club's first meetings documenting its founding members, meeting locations and songs practiced....
Dates: 1892-2014

University of North Carolina Wilmington Academic Affairs Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-RG-04
Scope and Contents The University of North Carolina Wilmington Academic Affairs Records consists of administrative materials pertaining to curricula, institutional research, and supporting academic services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and its predecessor Wilmington College. The collection demonstrates an evolving higher education mission, starting with the school's establishment as a locally funded two-year college through its transformation into a leading public research university. A...
Dates: 1947-2023

University of North Carolina Wilmington Public Service and Continuing Studies Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-RG-06
Scope and Contents The University of North Carolina Wilmington Public Service and Continuing Studies Records pertain to the administrative history of public service, extended education, and continuing studies at UNC Wilmington beginning in 1970. The record group includes annual reports, marketing materials, press releases, clippings, course catalogs, and other administrative materials that document the university's community engagement. The largest series, Community Services and Programs, documents...
Dates: 1970-2022

Virginia Wright-Frierson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-144
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection follows the birth of an idea for books on flora and fauna, the living desert, rainforest, and waters around an island, from first thoughts and art doodles, to finished product. Most of these notes focus on A North American Rain Forest Scrapbook, which can be found in its complete form in the library's general collection. The remainder of the collection includes newspaper clippings, correspondence with publishers, and biographical information about...
Dates: 1984-2015

Wilmington Rock Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-240
Dates: 1998-1999, undated