This collection contains documents relating to the merging of James Walker Memorial Hospital and Community Hospital, into the newly constructed New Hanover Memorial Hospital. The files include architect plans, Area Health Education Center foundational agreements, Board of Trustees meeting minutes, committee records, correspondence, equipment inventories, financial statements, Health Sciences Foundation records, merger agreements, North Carolina Medical Care Commission records, newspaper articles, nursing education information, personnel policies, retirement plans, staff and intern housing, and UNCW Nursing program agreements.