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    • 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...
    • Thomas Norwood  Simmons Papers, 1908-1986

    • Simmons, Thomas Norwood, -- 1935-1972; Simmons, Thomas Norwood, -- 1908-1986 -- Correspondence; Simmons Sea-Skiff (boat); Boatbuilders -- North Carolina. -- Wilmington; Wooden boats -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Boatbuilding -- North Carolina --...
    • This collection contains business documents related to Simmons boat building business and Simmons personal financial records. The collection ranges from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. The first box contains correspondence. Most of this material...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Barbara Marcroft Collection, 1961-1990

    • Marcroft, Barbara Miller, -- 1922-2003; Scene magazine -- Periodicals; Bulletin - Cape Fear Historical Society -- Periodicals; Wilmington, magazine of the Lower Cape Fear -- Periodicals; Wilmington home magazine -- Periodicals; Pamphlets --...
    • This collection contains materials collected by Barbara Marcroft over a number of years. The collection includes magazines, newsletters, and pamphlets that were published by organizations in Wilmington and the surrounding area. Box 1 contains Scene...
    • 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...
    • Franklin Lee Block Political Papers, 1986-1992

    • Block, Franklin Lee, -- 1936-; North Carolina. -- General Assembly -- History. -- 20th century; Lawyers -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- Biography; Elections -- North Carolina -- History -- 20th century
    • This collection contains Frank Block’s political documents from the late 1980s and early 1990s. The first box is primarily biographical information on Block, newspaper clippings pertaining to his time in the Senate and election campaigns and...
    • 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...
    • McKean Maffitt's Feast of Pirates Collection, 1928-1940

    • Maffitt, McKean, -- 1884-1955 -- Correspondence; Feasts of the Pirates ( Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Wilmington post (Wilmington, N.C. : 1867); Festivals -- North Carolina -- Wilmington. -- History
    • The first box in this collection contains materials related to the 1928 and 1929 Feast of the Pirates. There are letters, telegrams, newspaper articles, and notes related to the preparation and execution of the festivals. Many of the materials are...
    • Airlie Garden Archive, 1736-2000

    • Airlie Gardens; Pembroke Jones Hunting Lodge; Pembroke Park; Wrightsville Sound, St.Andrews-on-the-Sound
    • This collection contains materials related to the history of Airlie Gardens and the families that owned the property. Most of the material, in the form of newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, letters, magazines, and handwritten or typed notes,...
    • Alice B. Moore Sisson Collection

    • Sisson, Alice B. Moore (1919-2004); Sisson, William Eliason (1910-1997); Borden Family; Moore Family; Henderson Familly; Lee Family
    • The collection mainly consists of personal papers of and about Mrs. Sisson, her family and their achievements. She was her family's chronicler. The collection contains photographs, newspaper articles, programs, deeds of property, and biographical...
    • Owen and Barry Family Papers, 1820-1978

    • Owen family; Barry family; Dixon family; Guion family; Owen, John, III; Barry, John Decatur; Said, Omar ibn; Yellow Fever -- North Carolina -- Wilmington
    • The collection contains roughly 150 objects, consisting of letters, financial records, legal documents, photographs, newspaper articles, diaries, and family religious books primarily from the Owen and Barry families. Although they range from 1820...
    • Wilmington Concert Association Collection, 1948-2005

    • Wilmington Concert Association -- History; Wilmington Concert Association -- Miscellanea; Columbia Concert Association
    • The collection contains a variety of papers relating to the administration of the Wilmington Concert Association. Meeting minutes, by-laws, financial records, member rosters, and correspondence are all included in the collection. The materials are...
    • Stamp Defiance Chapter NSDAR Collection, 1921-2010

    • Daughters of the American Revolution -- Stamp Defiance Chapter -- History; Daughters of the American Revolution -- Stamp Defiance Chapter -- Registers
    • The Collection contains fourteen binders in chronological order. Each binder includes various materials presenting the accomplishments of the chapter from its founding in 1921 up to present day.

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