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7 results for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 28 Issue 4, Oct 1951
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This article is the third and last in a series of articles looking at the professional theater in Wilmington from 1858-1930. This installment focuses on the years between 1900 and 1930, and includes a detailed account of plays, orchestras, operas, traveling shows and theater companies that were engaged at Thalian Hall (known alternately as the Wilmington Theater) as well as accounts of complete theatrical seasons by year. Particular attention is given to famous actors of the period who appeared in Wilmington including James O'Neill, Otis Skinner, Lillian Russell, John Griffith, Maude Adams, and Harry Lauder among others.
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20491
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This is a reprint of correspondence and poetry written by poet and literary critic Paul Hamilton Hayne to novelist Frances Christine Fisher as well as Fisher's replies to Hayne. The literary friendship began as a result of Hayne's initial congratulatory letter sent when Fisher published her first novel, \"Valerie Aylmer,\" under her pen name Christian Reid.
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20494
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This article looks at the genesis of the Protestant Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina including the settlement of the colony and the establishment of the Church of England in the region, church politics and vestry elections, problems with clergy, establishment of new parishes, education, and changes within the church during and after the American Revolution.
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20490
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This article looks at the life, career, and accomplishments of educator and 18th century school founder David Caldwell. Particular attention is given to his establishment of a log cabin schoolhouse which served as an academy, a college, and a theological seminary and produced many prominent figures and statesmen.
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20493
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This article looks at the background, composition, and actions of the North Carolina regiment that was sent to fight the Creek Indians in a portion of the Mississippi territory that is now Alabama in 1814.
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20496
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A continuation of articles written to President Andrew Johnson during Reconstruction by North Carolina citizens. The letters covered were written between April 11, 1867 and August 9, 1867.
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20492
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This article examines the establishment and subsequent popularity of the Catawba Springs in Lincoln County, NC as a spa and mineral springs resort between the 1790s and the 1850s.
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