Recent Donations

November 2016

Accessioned

  • Josiah Cantwell: brochure for Piedmont Airlines, about 1948.
  • Joseph D’Alessandro: “Wilmington Regional Production Guide” book, 2010.
  • Nancy Pritchett: “Crime Prevention and You” booklet distributed by New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department, 1975.
  • Douglas L. Quinn: Sunset Park Elementary PTA scrapbooks, 1959-1964 and 1981-1982.
  • Rev. Samuel Williams: postcard of Whitey’s Restaurant and brochure for Greenfield Gardens, 1960s.

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • Margaret Boykin Bailey: 130 glass marbles, “Hinds Honey and Almond Cream” glass bottle, and 8 glass bottle stoppers, 1880-1910.

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October 2016

Accessioned

  • Maria Haynes Isabelle: Williston High School reunion banner (1990), reunion ephemera (1990), photographs (1940), and basketball score book (1950).

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • None

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  • Brian Lienhop: cartes-de-visite and cabinet cards from Wilmington photography studios, about 1870-1900.

September 2016

Accessioned

  • John Christopher Blake: Wooden dough bowl, about 1910.
  • Diane S. Gordon: Loving cup trophy for the Boys Brigade (1915), four photographs of Wilmington Pirates baseball and Boys Brigade Braves basketball teams (1920s), and three photographs of soldiers who trained at Fort Caswell in World War I (about 1918).
  • Hunter Ingram: Traffic sign to direct cast and crew members to filming locations for Under the Dome, about 2014.
  • London Owen: Two baseball caps worn by crew members of Iron Man 3 (20120 and Detour (2014).

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • Janet Cherry: Gourd.
  • William “Chip” DeVita: Wooden caulking mallet.

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  • Stefan Kekko: Photographs of Wijnkasteel Genoels-Elderan in Belgium, corresponding to watercolors and sketches by Henry Macmillan, 2016. (IA 7056-7060)

August 2016

Accessioned

  • Angela Metts: Clothing, awards, photographs, and paper ephemera related to Lethia Sherman Hankins, early-2000s.
  • Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Samuel James Gray: Clothing and accessories, medical equipment, paper ephemera, toys and games, and household items related to the Gray family, Dr. Gray’s medical practice, and the Greyhound Taxi Company, mid-1900s.

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • William “Chip” DeVita: shipbuilding caulking mallet, about 1900.

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July 2016

Accessioned

  • Stephanie O’Brien: Memorabilia, photographs, and VHS tapes from movies and television shows filmed in Wilmington.
    • sweater vest worn by Sam Elliot in Blue River
    • crew member sweatshirt from To Gillian on her 37th Birthday
    • iPod given to cast and crew members of One Tree Hill
    • Radioland Murders script
    • booklet of snapshots from the filming of The Face on the Milk Carton
    • photographs from the sets of One Christmas, Radioland Murders, the Hudsucker Proxy, Blue River, and T Bone N Weasel
    • On Location North Carolina booklet
    • VHS tapes of The Hudsucker Proxy, To Gillian on her 37th Birthday, No Mercy, Virus, Amos & Andrew, and Sleeping with the Enemy.
  • Anne Osborne: Four name patches for characters’ costumes on One Tree Hill.
  • Susan Henry: Wedding dress and ensemble, night gown, dressing gown, wedding book, invitation, and photographs.

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • None

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June 2016

Accessioned

  • Cape Fear Country Club: 1957 Azalea Festival brochure; Cape Fear Country Club scorecard, pencil, divot tool, patch, and golf ball; and photograph of Arnold Palmer at the 1956 Azalea Open Tournament.
  • JoAnne Foster Mathis: World War II – era U.S. Army Air Force uniform jacket, cap, patch, and identification bracelet.
  • Amaryllis Rehder: U.S. Army military ribbons, pins, and merit badges.

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • None

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May 2016

Accessioned

  • None

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • None

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April 2016

Accessioned

  • None

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • None

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March 2016

Accessioned

  • Hal Gardner, Intermodal Equipment Exchange, Inc: Large-scale painted wooden model cargo ship with containers, cranes, and lifeboats, mounted on a platform base, ca. 2004 (2015.10.1)
  • Mebane Boyd: “Your Baby’s Care” booklet distributed by Bulluck Hospital in Wilmington, discussing the first year of a baby’s life, 1936. (2016.6.1)
  • Azalea Festival Committee: Eight limited-edition posters created for the Azalea Festival, 2005, 2009-2015. (2016.7.1-8)

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • None

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  • Sara Allen: digital scans of color photographs of a house on Front Street in Wilmington, during its renovation for the filming of the Muppets from Space movie, 1999.
  • London Owen:  digital scan of a color photograph of the cast and crew of “Secrets and Lies” television show, taken in Plantation Landing in Scots Hill, North Carolina, 2014.

February 2016

Accessioned

  • Graphic Spectrum of Wilmington: “Wilmington Production Guide” directory produced by the Cape Fear Filmmakers Accord, with contact information for local businesses and film production information, 1990.

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

  • None

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January 2016

Accessioned

  • Talmadge Duncan: ID badge for W.A. Sherill at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, about 1943.

Unaccessioned (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)

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Past Donations


“Crime Prevention and You” booklet distributed by New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department
1975
2016.030.0001
Gift of Nancy Pritchett
814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382