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James Spencer Worth papers, 1849-1969 (bulk 1893-1899).

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Creator: Worth, James Spencer, 1869-1900.
Collection number: 4325
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Abstract: James Spencer Worth, son of David Gaston Worth and Julia Stickney Worth, was active in the insurance business and other enterprises in Wilmington, N.C. Correspondence, printed material, and photographs of James Spencer Worth. Most items are letters, 1893-1899, from Worth to his wife, Josephine McBryde Worth, concerning family matters. Also included are letters about personal matters from family friends Cornelia Phillips Spencer and June Spencer Love, and correspondence, 1920s, from Frances McBryde Worth, about her missionary activities in Africa. Photographs include pictures, 1920s, of Frances Worth and Africans in the Congo region.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: In the 1920s, Frances Worth write about her mission trips in Africa (See Folders 13-16)

There are also photographs of several trips of different missionary trips in the Congo region of Africa in the 1920s. See particularly Image Folders 4325/26-32 and 42-48.

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