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Witherspoon, Loy H., 1930-2017

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Pulley [2], 2012 June 26

 File
Identifier: OH-UA-PU0085
Scope and Contents In this second of four interviews, Harold Pulley, UNC Charlotte alumnus, recounts his college and military careers, discussing his time at Livingstone College, Gaston Technical Institute, and UNC Charlotte, as well as in the Navy Reserve and the Air Force. He comments on feelings in the local African-American community about UNC Charlotte, particularly in relation to Johnson C. Smith University, and describes his student experience at UNC Charlotte, including coursework, social connections,...
Dates: 2012 June 26

Harold Pulley [3], 2012 July 18

 File
Identifier: OH-UA-PU0086
Scope and Contents In this third of four interviews, Mr. Harold Pulley discusses his student experience at UNC Charlotte during the late 1960s and his connection to the civil rights movement in North Carolina. He describes Bonnie Cone’s manner of speaking and interacting with students, and comments on how she handled race issues on campus. He also describes the faculty as a whole, recalling both acceptance and latent racism or anti-semitism among various members of the faculty. Specific faculty he describes...
Dates: 2012 July 18

Harold Pulley [4], 2012 August 29

 File
Identifier: OH-UA-PU0087
Scope and Contents In this fourth of four interviews, Mr. Harold Pulley resumes where he left off in the previous interview discussing Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, specifically regarding the reaction at UNC Charlotte. He traces the history of black uprisings, describes the racial climate in New England, and contrasts Charlotte and Boston, both in terms of general culture and specifically of the black communities in each city. He discusses Dr. King’s dissertation and its effect on his own perspective...
Dates: 2012 August 29

Larry Mellichamp [2], 2014 June 19

 File
Identifier: OH-UA-ME0106
Scope and Contents In this second of two interviews, Dr. Larry Mellichamp, long-time faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, continues to share about his experience managing the university’s botanical gardens and describes his relationship with Bonnie Cone. He recalls her love of gardening and interest in the gardens on campus, comments on her relationships with donors such as the McMillans, recounts some of her common sayings and the lessons he learned from them, and describes her...
Dates: 2014 June 19

Multicultural Resource Center records

 Collection
Identifier: UA0107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records from the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) relating to various administrative functions of the office, such as planning and publicizing programs, events, and workshops. Types of material include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, reports, manuals, minutes, building plans, brochures and flyers, and audio-visual material. Also included is a student-made quilt from the 2002 Growing Up Southern quilt project. Topics largely relate to women’s,...
Dates: 1966-2014

Loy H. Witherspoon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0212
Abstract

Primarily non-university related correspondence files (1983-94) of Loy H. Witherspoon, former professor of Religious Studies at UNC Charlotte.

Dates: 1983-1994

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Type
Archival Object 4
Collection 3
Digital Record 2
 
Subject
Universities and colleges -- Faculty 4
Women in higher education 3
African American college students -- Political activity 2
Civil rights movements -- North Carolina 2
Race relations 2

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