Historic Rosedale Oral History Collection
Scope and Contents
The Historic Rosedale oral history collection includes interviews conducted by staff and volunteers at the Historic Rosedale house museum in Charlotte, North Carolina, with the goal of enriching the site's research, programming, and community engagement efforts. The project seeks to include diverse voices that speak to the varied experiences of Historic Rosedale's former residents, both free and enslaved, as well as their descendants, neighbors, community members, and contributors to the site since its transition to a museum.
- Creation: 2017 - 2022
Conditions Governing Access
4 interviews are available in the digital repository. Original audiovisual materials are closed to patron use.
Conditions Governing Use
The materials included on this web site are freely available for private study, scholarship or non-commercial research under the fair use provisions of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, United States Code). Any use beyond the provisions of fair use, including but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication, broadcast, redistribution or mounting on another web site always require prior written permission and may also be subject to additional restrictions and fees. UNC Charlotte does not hold literary rights to all materials in its collections and the researcher is responsible for securing those rights when needed. Copyright information for specific collections is available upon request.]
Rosedale is a historic plantation house located on approximately 9 acres in Charlotte, NC. It was built in 1815 and is a Federal style frame dwelling.
Historic Rosedale, opened in 1993, is a living museum with a goal to serve the community through house museum and garden tours, special events, preservation, and outreach programs. It is their ongoing mission to research, preserve, and present the stories of those who lived and worked at Rosedale, both the Frew, Caldwell, and Davidson families and the African-Americans, enslaved and free.
Language of Materials
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- Historic Rosedale Oral History Collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the Oral Histories, 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