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Charlotte Park Association records

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 167
Identifier: MS0167

Scope and Contents

Records of an association organized by the Charlotte Lions Club to develop Freedom Park. Includes correspondence, minutes, legal documents, and clippings.


  • Creation: 1943 - 1989
  • Creation: 1943 - 1950


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

The Charlotte Park Association was organized by the Charlotte Lions Club shortly after the end of World War II to build a park in Charlotte to honor veterans of the war. The park was completed in 1949 and the land was deeded to the city of Charlotte.



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Language of Materials



Correspondence, minutes, legal documents, and clippings of an association organized by the Charlotte Lions Club with the mission to develop Freedom Park.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of W. Bruce Wright, 1991.

Charlotte Park Association records
Randy Penninger
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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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