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    • Hart Carriage House

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    • OUTBUILDING FOR LEVI A. HART (1809-1882) HOUSE AT NE CORNER OF S. 3RD STREET AND COTTAGE LANE. HART WAS A NATIVE OF CONNECTICUT AND PARTNER IN HART & BAILY IRON WORKS. IN 1965, THE DEPENDENCY WAS AQUIRED BY 1ST PESBYTERIAN CHURCH AND IN 1966...
    • Thomas Franklin Boyd Family Papers, 1816-1990

    • Boyd, Thomas Franklin, -- 1863-1934; Boyd, Thomas Franklin, -- 1863-1934 -- Correspondence; Boyd Hotel (Hamlet, N.C.); Hamlet Opera House; New Hanover High School; Bald Head Island (N.C.) -- History; Business enterprises -- North Carolina. --...
    • The collection can be divided into two main parts, family and business matters. The business folders contain all kinds of paperwork relating to business, such as bankbooks, ledgers, receipts, bills, advertisements, mortgages, bills of sale,...
    • William F. Adcock

    • Orchestra; Conductors (Music)
    • William F. Adcock, conducting a class at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. William F. Adcock (1927-1982) was the founding conductor of the UNCW/Community Orchestra, now known as the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. He was on the...
    • M. F. Croom Co.

    • receipt, M. F. Croom Co., Croom, wine, liquor, tobacco, Water Street,
    • A receipted bill for M. F. Croom Co. - "Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Wines, Liquors, Tobacco, Cigars, &c." "North Carolina Whiskies and Brandies a Specialty."
    • William B. McKoy House

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    • Stick style house built as a residence for W.B. McKoy, (1852-1928), attorney and Past Grand Master of Masons of NC; and wife, Katherine Bacon (1858-1949). Home of daughter Elizabeth Francenia McKoy, (1887-1984), local historian, researcher, and...
    • Adrian House

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    • Alrich Adrian (1834-1897); and wife, Christine Fraas (1850-1937), natives of Germany, built the Tuscan Villa style house in 1875. Adrian was a city alderman and co-owner of Adrian & Vollers, wholesale grocery. The Z.W. Whitehead family owned the...
    • H.H. Smith to F.A. Olds, May 20, 1904

    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Olds, Civil War, relics, F.A. Olds, Hall of History, NC Museum of History
    • Page 1 of letter in which Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith responds to Frederick Augustus Olds regarding requests to give relics from the Barry and Owen families to the museum. Smith shares details about what family relics he has in his possession,...
    • Bellamy Mansion

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    • Classical style house built by slaves and free black artisans, for John Dillard Bellamy (1817-1896), physician, planter, and business leader; and wife, Eliza McIlhenny Harriss (1821-1907). After the fall of Fort Fisher, in 1865, commandeered as...
    • Charles E. Ponton Collection, 1919-1977

    • Fick, Ferdinand Dietrich, -- 1890-1983 -- Correspondence;Small, Edwin Nathan, -- 1921-2004 -- Correspondence; St. John's Lodge #1 A.M. & A.F. -- History; Freemasonry -- North Carolina. -- Wilmington -- History; Freemasons -- North Carolina --...
    • The collection mainly consists of chapter meeting materials, as well as personal documents, correspondence, and certificates pertaining to St. John’s Lodge #1 A.M. & A.F. for Ferdinand Dietrich Fick and Edwin Nathan Small, Jr.
    • Bowden House

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    • Family Residence of Lemuel Hanry Bowden (1825-1891), native of New Hanover County, lumber inspector and city alderman. Title was transferred (1888) to his daughter Julia Bowden (1859-1944), who married B. Frank Boykin, stockbroker. She continued to...
    • Brockett-Barker-Bell House

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    • Cottage built for James F. Brockett, grocer and watchmaker; and wife, Elizabeth Cruse. E. Gerry Barker, shipbroker, enlarged and remodeled the house in Queen Anne style, c. 1888. Owned by Charles F. Bell family from 1897 to 1982.
    • Charles F. McKee Collection, 1732-1994

    • McKee, Charles F., -- 1934-2002 -- Correspondence; Alford family; Bowie family; Cain family; Campbell family; Clark family; Cromartie family; Lennon family; Toler family; Brown Marsh Church -- History; Cemeteries -- North Carolina; Military...
    • The collection consists mainly of photocopies of deeds, wills, family Bibles and other genealogical records pertaining to Bladen, Columbus and surrounding counties.
    • Marc Gesner Volk

    • Laundry industry; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Portrait of Marc Gesner Volk. Marc Gesner Volk (1896-1938) was born in Pittsfield, MA. He started to work for the F.W. Woolworth Company at a young age and rose through the ranks of the company to manager before his career was interrupted by World...
    • NCRPC0868

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the U.S.S. Woodford on Oct. 5, 1944. Pictured are J.F. McInnis, three representatives of the Port Director's Office in Wilmington, NC; W.S. McMachon and Mrs. J.F. McInnis, the sponsor.
    • St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church

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    • The congregation was organized in 1858 by immigrants from Northern Germany. Plan of the Gothic Revival style church is attributed to charter member Hanke Vollers. Construction began in 1859. The unfinished building was damaged by occupying...
    • Delgado School

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    • Originally a three-room Neoclassical Revival style school built for children living in the Delgado Cotton Mill village. In 1940, renamed for Washington Catlett (1852-1934), New Hanover County educator and administrator for fifty-seven years. The...

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