Guide to the Seamen's Friend Society of Wilmington Records, 1810-1963
Correspondence, legal and financial papers, ledger (1853-1923), and memoranda, of a society organized for the improvement of the social, moral, and religious condition of seamen who visited the port of Wilmington, N.C. The society also operated a hospital.
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
- Seamen's Friend Society of Wilmington (Wilmington, N.C.)
- Seamen's Friend Society of Wilmington Records, 1810-1963
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Society located in Wilmington, N.C., that raised money through rental of land and buildings to make anonymous donations to various charities. Dissolved in 1963.
[Identification of item], Seamen's Friend Society of Wilmington Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Seamen's Friend Society of Wilmington Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1969 and 1979.
Processed by Kimberly Sims, May 2011
Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011
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