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19262
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The North Carolina coast is home to more than 1,000 different species of mollusks--a beach combers dream. Given the variety of shells for picking, the state even has a N.C. Shell Club.
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Record #:
24550
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The author provides an overview of the types of shells found on North Carolina’s coast and how to collect, clean, and display them in an artistic manner.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 43 Issue 1, June 1975, p18-20, il
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8543
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The North Carolina Shell Club started in 1957 when word was sent out to shell enthusiasts across the state to come to an organizational meeting at the North Carolina Museum of Natural History in Raleigh. The turnout was large. Green recounts the club's history and adventures.
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Record #:
29372
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More than seven-hundred different kinds of shell-bearing animals exist in North Carolina’s estuarine and marine waters. For seashell collectors, the most popular types of shells found in the state are hinged bivalves and gastropods. This guide offers advice on the best places and times to search for shells.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 6, June 1981, p40-50, il
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35483
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Advice was dispensed by the author and her expert sources, including a professor from the University of North Carolina’s Institute of Marine Sciences. Examples of their tips were collection times, places (e.g. Shackleford Banks), care, and identification. To highlight their worth, commonly defined in souvenir status, the author noted other purposes, ranging from containers to decorations, from coinage to dye source.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 5 Issue 3, May/June 1977, p14-17, 59
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35774
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The author’s purpose for collecting seashells could be considered unconventional and creative: simulated floral bouquets. Places she proposed to collect shells included fishermen’s nets to fish supply houses. Tools to use, Moore recommended hot glue gun and tweezers, assorted glues and cements, manicure scissors and toothpicks. For cleaning, the author recommended Clorox; for restoring color, oil.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 6, Oct 1979, p13