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Fincher (David) papers

Identifier: MS0615

Content Description

Collection consists of: 1 DVD containing a video interview, 20 photographs (TIFF), and 20 email documents reminiscing on his family and life (PDF). The interview, recorded in 1991, was conducted by David Fincher with his parents, Earl and Ruby Fincher. Topics discussed during the interview include the Depression, the CCC camp and WPA, Highland Park mill #3 and the cost of living.


  • Creation: 1946 - 2021
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 2020 - 2021

Conditions Governing Access

Digital materials can be used in the reading room. Please see a staff member for access.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is held by David Fincher. Noncomercial educaitonal, scholarly, or research use is permitted under a Creative Commons-By Attribution-Non Commercial license.

Biographical Note

David Fincher's father Earl Fincher worked as the 2nd shift Supervisor/fixer in the Spooler Room at Highland Park Mill #3 in N. Charlotte. He worked there for over 35 years.


982 Megabytes (Mac)

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Collection consists of: 1 DVD containing a video interview the donor conducted with his parents in 1991, 20 photographs (TIFF), and 20 email documents reminiscing on his family and life (PDF).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David Fincher, 2021

David Fincher papers
Tyler G. Cline
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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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