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Aaron D. Boggs papers

Identifier: MS0149


  • 1875 - 1995
  • 1920 - 1929


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

Aaron DeVon Boggs Jr. was born in Charlotte on December 31, 1918 to Aaron D. and Callie Mae Boggs. He attended school at Alexander Schools, Inc. in Union Mills, N.C. During World War II, he served stateside in the U.S. Army. Following his discharge, Boggs returned to Charlotte and worked as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service until his retirement. He died in Charlotte on October 31, 1995 and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery. [For additional biographical information, see folder 1.]


0.25 Linear Feet

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Biographical and genealogical material about the Boggs family and collateral lines, including the Alexander, Calhoun, Garner, Livingston, and Prince families. Also includes photographs of Charlotte (ca. 1890-ca. 1910).


The collection is arranged into one series, with several files that belong to no series. The series is Photographs - Prints, circa 1920s, 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts of Aaron D. Boggs of Charlotte, N.C., 1988 and 1991.

Physical Description

47 items, including 9 photographs

Processing Information

Processed by Randy Penninger, 1992; updated November, 1995.

Aaron D. Boggs papers
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 28223 United Stated

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