Lynnsy Logue papers
Scope and Contents
This collection includes periodicals, audiovisual materials, photographs from Logue's travels around the world, correspondence with friends and family and many of Logue's personal writnigs and short stories. There is also a large file on condo and real estate developments in the Charlotte area. Additionally, there are archives and transcripts of Logue's Book of Condos podcasts, which sought to help people find the perfect condo for them in Charlotte, as well as archived pages of Logue's websites, including The Real Estate Lady, Condo Can Do and At Home Charlotte. Finally, there is material in connection with a television character known as Sonic Man, created by Logue and featured on a local Charlotte station.
- 1994 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Lynnsy Logue papers are the physical property of J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections. 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.
Lynnsy Logue was born in 1939 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania to Paul and Sue Greene Logue. She moved with her family to Charlotte, NC in 1955 and graduated from Myers Park High School and subsequently went on to attend the NC Women's College (now UNC Greensboro.) Beginning in 1960, Logue worked for the Charlotte Observer and was the youngest person in the Advertising Department, where she served as Feature Advertising Editor for the Charlotte News and later managed the feature pages for both the Observer and the News. In 1976, she became the Promotions Manager at WCCB, where she went on to develop the well-known children's character, Sonic Man, which became quite popular and was played by Larry Sprinkle in its early years.
After working in Texas and Oklahoma for a few years, Logue returned to Charlotte, signed on to work for a real estate company in Mint Hill and earned her broker's license in 1986. At that point, she established her own business called Lynnsy Logue Real Estate and trademarked The Real Estate Lady as her nickname. Logue decided to focus on condominiums in Charlotte, an often overlooked area of real estate at the time, and trademarked Condo Can Do. She developed a database of every condominium in Charlotte and became the condominium expert for the area. Logue still lives in Charlotte, where she has been very active in the LGBT community and women's issues over the years, and continues to practice real estate.
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Language of Materials
Contains periodicals, real estate files, correspondence and Logue's personal writings. Also includes Condo Can Do podcast transcriptions and material related to Sonic Man, a well-known children's television character created in Charlotte by Logue in the 1970s.
The collection is arranged into the following 13 series: Periodicals, Audiovisual, Sonic Man and ZAN*R, Real Estate materials, Personal writings, Hello! The Clown, Travel, Wonderful Women, AtHomeCharlotte, Condo Can Do, Family and Friends, Photographs and Printed Materials. There are also two files of digital objects, Websites (2019) and Podcast (2006-2015).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lynnsy Logue, 2015-2016.
Forms part of the King-Henry-Brockington LGBTQ+ Archive.
The collection was processed by Julie Henry and Andrew Pack.
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