Scope and Contents
The collection consists of materials associated with the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Included are souvenir facsimiles of the Mecklenburg County Declaration of Independence; reproductions of pen and ink drawings of Mecklenburg County landmarks; reproductions of articles and book reviews pertaining to the declaration in the Mecklenburg gazette, Harper's monthly, and other publications; a special Mecklenburg Independence Day edition of the Charlotte observer issued in 1975; and copies of various historical maps of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, and environs.
- Creation: 1775 - 1975
- From the Collection: J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 2 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States