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    • Susie Sellers Carson, Chris Fonvielle, Tabitha McEachern

    • Carson, Susie Sellars, 1920-2008; Fonvielle, Chris Eugene, 1953-; McEachern, Tabitha, 1920-2003; Local history
    • Color photograph of a birthday celebration for Susie Sellars Carson, possibly 2002. Susie Sellars Carson (left), Chris Fonvielle (middle), Tabitha McEachern (right). Susie Sellars Carson (1920-2008) was a lifelong resident of Southport, NC. She...
    • 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,...
    • McKoy Family Papers, 1950-1969

    • McCoy family; McKoy, James H., -- 1901-1964 -- Correspondence; Maco Light (Williamston, N.C.) -- History; Plantations -- North Carolina -- History
    • This collection contains the McKoy family’s assemblage of materials related to the history of Wilmington and the surrounding areas and, to a lesser extent, a chronicle of family history and activities. Most of the material, in the form of newspaper...
    • Hargrove Bellamy Papers, 1935-1945

    • Bellamy family; Bellamy, Hargrove, -- 1896-1994 -- Correspondence; Robert R. Bellamy & Son -- History; Delgado Cotton Mill (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Astyptodyne Chemical Company (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Navy Relief Society --...
    • This collection contains materials dealing with the life of Hargrove Bellamy from his business interests to his public service career. It also contains a collection of newspaper clippings that deal with local southeastern history, World War II, and...
    • The Josephine Brown Dunn Saint Thomas Preservation Society Collection, 1834-1999

    • Church of St. Thomas (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Church of St. Thomas (Wilmington, N.C.) -- Photographs; Saint Mary Church (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America -- History; St. Thomas Preservation Society --...
    • Collection consists of financial statements of St. Thomas Preservation Society, St. Thomas Parish history and photographs of St. Thomas Preservation Society's early members and the condition of the building after the 1966 fire, one photograph...
    • H.H. Smith to F.A. Olds, May 20, 1904

    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Olds, Civil War, relics, Hall of History, NC Museum of History
    • Page 2 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,...
    • H.H. Smith to F.A. Olds, May 20, 1904

    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Olds, Civil War, relics, Hall of History, NC Museum of History
    • Page 3 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,...
    • H.H. Smith to F.A. Olds, May 20, 1904

    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Olds, Civil War, relics, Hall of History, NC Museum of History
    • Page 5 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,...
    • H.H. Smith to F.A. Olds, May 20, 1904

    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Olds, Civil War, relics, Hall of History, NC Museum of History
    • Page 4 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,...
    • Helen Willetts Donations, 1880s-1997

    • Harris family -- Correspondence; Carolina Yacht Club -- History; St. John's Museum of Art -- History; Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Pamphlets -- North Carolina -- Wilmington
    • This collection contains some family documents from the Harriss family including receipts and correspondence. The rest of the collection includes local Wilmington history pamphlets, booklets and miscellaneous items.
    • Bill Reaves Subject File Index

    • North Carolina -- History; New Hanover County -- History; Wilmington (N.C.) -- History
    • This is an index to an on-line index only. To view the contents of a file you will need to visit the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library at 201 Chestnut Street in Wilmington, North Carolina. This index is kept at the...
    • Henry Rehder Azalea Festival Papers

    • Rehder, Henry Burbank, -- 1911-2004 -- Correspondence; Will Rehder Florist (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.) -- Pamphlets; Azalea Garden...
    • This collection contains materials collected by Henry Rehder that pertain to the Azalea Festival from 1948-1995. Every year is not represented with a higher concentration of materials in the 1950s and 1960s. The collection is arranged...
    • Martin S.  Willard Collection, 1810-1993

    • Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933; Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933. -- Correspondence; Carolina Insurance Comany -- History; North Carolina. -- Dept. of Insurance -- History; New Hanover County (N.C.). -- Board of Commissioners --...
    • This collection contains 35 boxes holding ledgers, correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, deeds, photographs, and insurance documents. Boxes 1-6 contain ledgers filled with correspondence from Willard’s insurance business. There are 16...
    • Catherine Kennedy Home Collection, (1868-1999)

    • Kennedy, Catherine; Catherine Kennedy Home -- Correspondence; Catherine Kennedy Home -- History; Catherine Kennedy Home -- Photographs; Ladies Benevolent Society (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Poor women -- North carolina -- Wilmington; Elderly...
    • Collection consists of both photographs and documents kept and/or gathered by various individuals associated with the Home, including Elizabeth Whitehead Taylor and Augusta B. Spencer. Most of the collection are photographs (persons unidentfied)...
    • America's 400th Anniversary, 1984

    • United States -- History -- 17th century Virginia -- History -- 17th century Virginia -- Williamsburg -- History -- 17th century. Virginia -- Jamestown -- History -- 17th century.
    • Items were collected by the the library staff for and during America's 400th anniversary (2007). Collection includes news stories, pamphlets, and various booklets about the event.
    • James E. L. Wade Collection, 1917-1980

    • Wade, James E. L., -- 1889-1980 -- Correspondence; Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company -- History; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen -- History; Wade Realty Company (Wilmington, N.C.) --Correspondence; United Service Organizations (U.S.) --...
    • This collection deals largely with James E. L. Wade’s involvement in the public eye in Wilmington beginning with his career as a city councilman and later as mayor of Wilmington in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The first box contains two folders...
    • Harry Meyer Solomon Papers, 1907-1955

    • Solomon, Harry Meyer, -- 1890-1962 -- Correspondence; Fick, Carl -- Correspondence; Solomon family; American Red Cross -- Wilmington, N.C. Chapter -- History; United States -- Army. -- American Expeditionary Forces -- 2nd Division --...
    • This collection contains one box of materials, and the majority of the documents are related to WWI. The first two folders are miscellaneous documents dealing with Wilmington and places Harry visited. Folder 3 contains Carl Fick WWI documents. The...
    • Stanley Harts

    • Harts, Stanley Harold, 1952; Pender County (N.C.); Local history; Genealogists
    • Stanley Harold Harts working on his family history. Stanley Harts (1952- ) has done extensive research into his family history on both sides of his family, resulting in nine volumes of genealogical research on the Harts family, as well as many...
    • Bill Powell with Ben Steelman

    • Powell, William Stevens, 1919-; Historians; Authors
    • Photograph of Bill Powell with Ben Steelman at a book signing for the "Encyclopedia of North Carolina" in the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library. William S. Powell (1919- ), known as Bill, is a renowned North Carolina...

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