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Hoyt R. Galvin papers

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 54
Identifier: MS0054

Scope and Contents

The collection contains material collected by Galvin as chairperson of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, 1954-56, and subsequently as a member of the committee. Documents the work of the Committee, particularly through its Sub-committee on College Improvement, to gain support for community funding of Charlotte and Carver colleges, to establish a technical institute within Charlotte College, and eventually to obtain state funding to make Charlotte College a four-year school.


  • Creation: 1953 - 1957
  • Creation: 1954 - 1956


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

Chairperson of the Charlotte, N.C. Chamber of Commerce Education Committee and director of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, N.C.


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Language of Materials



Papers of Hoyt Galvin, as chair of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Education Committee (1954-56), whose work helped to gain support and funding for Charlotte and Carver colleges.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Hoyt R. Galvin of Charlotte, N.C., 1979.

Related Materials

Hoyt R. Galvin Papers, 1916-1993. Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room

Separated Materials

Audio tape removed to oral history collection.

Legal Status

Copyright not held by UNC Charlotte Library.

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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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