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Belk and Everett families papers

Identifier: MS0328

Scope and Contents

The collection consists almost entirely of photocopies of original documents (mostly letters, newspaper and magazine articles and photographs) concerning the H.H. Everett family and the Henderson Belk family. The earliest documents date back to 1886, and span to 1971. Most of the collection dates from 1927.

The connection between these two prominent Charlotte families occurred in 1949 when Ann Everett (daughter of Herschel Hill Everett) married Henderson Belk.

A sizable part of the collection consists of photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles of the history of these two families and the contributions that they made to the Charlotte community.


  • Creation: 1886 - 1971


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.


1 Linear Feet (2 flat boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection consists of photocopies of documents pertaining to two prominent families in Charlotte, NC: the Belks and the Everetts. Most of the collection consists of correspondence with Herschel Hill Everett, his daughter, Ann, and her husband, Henderson Belk.


The collection is arranged into five series, they are: Correspondence and Papers (1880-1971), Undated Materials, Genealogical Notes, Newspaper and Magazine articles and Photographs - Photocopies (1940-1980).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The UNC Charlotte Special Collections acquired this collection from Mrs. Ann Everett Belk in February of 2003.


This collection is made up entirely of photocopies of original documents, made in February of 2003. After photocopying, the originals were returned to Mrs. Ann Everett Belk.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert A. McInnes, 2011.

Belk and Everett families papers
Finding aid compiled by Robert A. McInnes
September 2011
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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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