Recent Donations

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)

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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)

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May 2016

Accessioned

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

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April 2016

Accessioned

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

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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)

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Image Archive

  • 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)

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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


Medical equipment, about 1950
Gift of Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Samuel James Gray
2015.023.0042
814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382