Photograph is an aerial view of the Bald Head Inn. Sandbags line the edge of the property to protect the Inn from the Atlantic Ocean. The Inn later lost it's battle to erosion and the structure was taken down.
New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Librarians; Women librarians; Local history; Historic preservation
Katherine Howell at the New Hanover County Public Library.
Katherine Howell (1920-1990) became Head Librarian of the New Hanover County Public Library (NHCPL) in 1956, just in time to oversee its move from the 3rd floor of the Wilmington City Hall...
Coaches (Athletics); University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Bill Brooks throwing a baseball during a game held at Brooks Field at UNCW in tribute to his retiring as Athletic Director.
William Jasper Brooks (1922-2010) was born in Wilson County, NC. He excelled in sports in high school, playing for Leon...
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,...
Tom and Dick Boyd with a great catch of fish on Palmetto Island (now Bald Head Island).
Tom (1902-1935) and Dick (1907-1990) Boyd were the sons of Thomas Franklin Boyd, a businessman and entrepreneur from Hamlet, NC, who among his many endeavors...
Allen, Dave, 1949- ; Swimming coaches; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Head shot of Dave Allen.
Dave Allen (1949- ) originated the swimming and diving program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 1977, and has been the head coach ever since. His teams have won 12 straight CAA titles. He has been voted...