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Joseph W. Grier papers

Identifier: MS0017

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised primarily of a scrapbook that documents the 1964 gubernatorial campaign of Richardson Preyer, for whom Grier served as Mecklenburg County chair.


  • 1951 - 1975
  • 1964


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

Joseph Grier was a Charlotte, N.C. attorney and former chairperson of the Charlotte Park and Recreation Commission, and Mecklenburg County campaign chairperson for Richardson Preyor's 1964 NC gubernatorial campaign.


0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Papers relating to the attempt to integrate city owned Bonnie Brae Golf Course (1951) and to Richardson Preyer's unsuccessful North Carolina gubernatorial campaign (1964).


The Joseph W. Grier Papers are divided into 2 series: Petition to Integrate Golf Course (1951, 1975); Richardson Preyer Gubernatorial Campaign (1964).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Joseph W. Grier Jr., 1975 and 1984.

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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 28223 United Stated

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