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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...
    • 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...
    • 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."
    • 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...
    • Henry Latimer House

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    • Italianate style dwelling built for Henry G. Latimer (1845-1929); and wife, Carrie. Mr. Latimer was a merchant and co-founder of Acme Manufacturing Company. House owned by Mary Hargrave Kenan (1842-1916) and heirs from 1903-1935.
    • 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...
    • Edward Turberg

    • Turberg, Edward F.; Architectural historians; Historic preservation
    • Edward Turberg standing in front of his home in Wilmington, NC. Edward F. Turberg (1939- ) is a noted architectural historian, preservationist, author, and lecturer. He started his career at the North Carolina Division of Archives and History as...
    • New Hanover County Courthouse

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    • Queen Anne style courthouse built as seat of government for New Hanover County at a cost of $72,000. Cornerstone laid on April 20, 1891. Superior Court first met here on April 17, 1893. Renovation begun in 1986; rededicated 1988.
    • 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.
    • Frederick Pearsall House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Frederick Leon Pearsall (1875-1845), officer and co-owner of Pearsall and Company, fertilizer manufacturers; and wife, Mary Christian McArtan (1877-1953), native of Cumberland County, NC. Frederick was an...
    • 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.

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