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Mecklenburg County Court House, Charlotte, North Carolina

 Item — Box: 1 [F09.157.03.05]

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection consists of pen-and-wash drawings of Mecklenburg county, NC landmarks and historic sites that were created by artists Al Fincher, Gene Love and E. Springs and issued by the Mutual Savings and Loan Corporation of Charlotte in 1966. It contains drawings of such diverse sites as the Hezekiah Alexander "Rock House", The Mint Museum and the Kennedy building at UNC Charlotte.


  • Creation: 1966


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

The Mecklenburg County Court House, depicted in the drawing, is the fifth court house for the county. It was built on a city block bounded by Trade Street, Fourth Street, Alexander Street, and Myers Street. Construction was completed in 1928 at a cost of $1,000,000. It replaced the former Court House built in 1896.


From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


2 copies of a black and white drawing by Eugene Payne.

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 NC 28223 United States

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