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Science and the Environment in Southeast North Carolina


This guide identifies collections containing scientific content, research, and related materials, largely belonging to former UNCW faculty. Emphasis is placed on the natural sciences, as well as coastal and environmental concerns pertinent to Southeast North Carolina. Content speaks to the beginnings of various science departments within Wilmington College, now UNCW, as well as the Center for Marine Science. Material includes research data, correspondence, publications, observation journals, photographs, academic lectures, notes, certificates, personal documents, maps, and information on the well-known Venus flytrap, which is solely native to the 90-mile radius around Wilmington.