Patrick David Alston Map Collection
Scope and Contents
Maps of Charlotte NC, the Piedmont and the state of North Carolina collected by Alston.
- 1947 - 2011
- Alston, Patrick David, 1969-2013 (Collector, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Patrick David Alston Map Collection is the physical property of J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives. 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
Patrick David Alston was a collector of maps. He was born March 10, 1969 and died of cancer, April 24, 2013. He was from Charlotte, but lived in the Carrboro/Graham, NC area. A bass guitarist with a band (Sticky), he studied at Appalachian State University. He was the son of Barbara W. Alston.
3 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
Maps of Charlotte, NC and vicinity, and across the state are represented in this collection. Some of the state maps are regional with adjoining states.
Maps are arranged chronologically by date with geographical area and map publisher.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Barbara W. Alston, 2013.
- Alston, Patrick David, 1969-2013
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Maps Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Cities and towns -- North Carolina -- Maps Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Maps -- Collectors and collecting Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- North Carolina -- Maps Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Road maps Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Tourist maps Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Alston, Barbara (Donor, Person)
- Patrick David Alston Map Collection
- M. Perez, J. Henry, Brittany Strong
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
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