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"Charlotte Three" Materials , 1967 - 1985


Scope and Contents

This series contains material related to the Charlotte Three's arrest, trial, conviction, and subsequent legal proceedings, and to the work of the North Carolina Political Prisoners' Committee (NCPPC) in their efforts to provide financial and legal support. Consists largely of clippings (Subseries 4) but also contains legal documents (Subseries 1), correspondence to and from members of NCPPC (formed in 1972 to raise legal defense and bail bond monies for the Charlotte Three and other political prisoners in North Carolina) concerning support for the Charlotte Three (Subseries 2), and letters of support to North Carolina governors Holshouser and Hunt and to other officials on behalf of the Charlotte Three (Subseries 3).


  • 1967 - 1985

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 3 Linear Feet (ca. 5,400 items)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

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 28223 United Stated

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