Showing Collections: 1 - 30 of 106
Annie L. Alexander papers
Annie Alexander was born in Mecklenberg County, NC in 1864 and graduated from Woman's Medical College in Philadelphia in 1884. She returned to North Carolina in 1887 as the first woman to practice medicine in the South. The collection includes letters she wrote to her father, Dr. John Brevard Alexander, while a student and intern at the Women's Medical College in Philadelphia (1884-85); patient records; financial accounts; essays on medical topics; and newspaper clippings.
Fred D. (Frederick Douglas) Alexander papers
Kelly M. Alexander, Jr. papers
William Tasse Alexander Family papers
Patrick David Alston Map Collection
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.
Louis H. Asbury papers
Architectural drawings, office files, record books, and other material documenting the career of an early Charlotte architect. Includes drawings and specifications for residences, institutions, churches, and business offices in Charlotte and elsewhere in North Carolina.
Byron Baldwin photographs
The Byron Baldwin photographs consist primarily of images depicting Matthews Pottery and local businesses along Central Avenue, particularly in the Plaza Midwood neighborhood.
Frank Barnes papers
The collection concerns primarily Dr. Frank Barnes’ leadership of a conservative “watch-dog” group known as Citizens for Effective Government, in Charlotte, North Carolina, from the late 1980s to 1995. It also includes records Barnes kept once he retired from the CEFG, 1995-2001. The CFEG lobbied for minimization of local government bureaucracy and taxes.
Frank Barrows papers
Papers documenting Barrows' work as Managing Editor at The Charlotte Observer and his efforts around journalism credibility to increase the public's confidence in the news media. Contains articles, correspondence, guidelines and handbooks.
H. H. Baxter papers
Photocopies of scrapbooks kept by Baxter, Charlotte mayor (1943-49) and city council member (1935-41, 1951-59). Includes correspondence, clippings, speeches, and other material relating primarily to his political and civic activities.
Belk and Everett families papers
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.
John M. (John Montgomery) Belk papers
Official papers as mayor of Charlotte (1969-77), dating primarily from his last term. Includes correspondence, reports, and speeches relating to the administration of city government, especially community development, roads, and mass transit.
Aaron D. Boggs papers
Biographical and genealogical material about the Boggs family and collateral lines, including the Alexander, Calhoun, Garner, Livingston, and Prince families. Also includes photographs of Charlotte (ca. 1890-ca. 1910).
Jack O. Boyte papers
Contains a small arrangement of papers, concerning primarily Jack Boyte’s career in architectural preservation in Charlotte, North Carolina in the late twentieth century.
Stanford R. Brookshire papers
Chiefly official papers of Charlotte's first four-term mayor (1961-69). Comprised of subject files, correspondence, and speeches documenting almost a decade of change, particularly in regard to desegregation, and reflecting the increasing role of the federal government in addressing urban problems. Also includes material relating to national municipal organizations and to his family and personal life.
Camp Greene Base Hospital photographs
The collection consists of two circuit photographs of Camp Greene's Base Hospital in 1917; photographed by THE MOONS Commercial and Home Photographers, of Charlotte, NC.
Capacchione v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools case files
The collection includes case files generated by Ferguson, Stein, Chambers, Gresham & Sumter Law Firm in the firm's work representing James Swann, one of the plaintiffs, on the Capacchione v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools case.
Central Hotel invitation
Contains an invitation to a party at the Central Hotel at the southeast corner of Trade and Tryon streets in Charlotte, NC dated May 29, 1873.
Julius L. Chambers papers
Charlotte Area Rotary Clubs directories
Primarily pictorial directories of Charlotte Rotary Club, Dilworth Rotary Club, and Charlotte-North Rotary Club.
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce films
Films from the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, all are reel-to-reel format unless indicated as DVD.
Charlotte Corporate Communication records
Charlotte Historic District Commission photographic slides and newsletters
Contains slides, photographs and negatives documenting historic neighborhoods in Charlotte. Also includes newsletters concerning historic preservation.
Charlotte Law Building minutes
Contains meeting minutes of stockholders and the board of directors of a company organized to construct a law building in Charlotte in 1926.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee records
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' Charlotte bicentennial records
Posters and slides used by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in commemorating the Charlotte bicentennial, 1968. [Some material predates merger of schools systems]
Charlotte (N.C.) City records
Primarily financial records concerning appropriations and expenditures of the city government, 1890s-1920s. Includes material relating to the overall budget and to schools, taxes, business licenses, payrolls, and Elmwood and Pinewood cemeteries. Also includes a copy of the petition (1919) to incorporate Myers Park and photographs of 25 mayors (ca. 1853-ca. 1953) and of 8 city commissioners (ca. 1917-ca. 1925).
Charlotte (N.C.) Engineering Department Maps
The Charlotte (N.C). Engineering Department Maps collection primarily consists of maps showing the streets and roadways of the city. While the maps range from 1855-1964, the bulk are from 1900-1950.
Charlotte Performing Arts Collection records
Programs for musical, dramatic, and other cultural events held primarily in the Charlotte area. Includes programs from such groups as the Charlotte Opera Association (1962-86) and its successor, Opera Carolina (1986-92), Charlotte Summer Theatre (1962-69), Charlotte Symphony (1970-93), Little Theatre (1962-76), Mint Museum of Art (1963-77), North Carolina Dance Theater (1992-2000) and Oratorio Singers (1969-94).
Charlotte Redevelopment Commission Records
Collection consists of discarded photographs, slides, and photocopies of pamphlets from Charlotte's Redevelopment Commission. Photographs are of neighborhoods, apartment complexes, streets, and roads before and after renewal projects. Photocopied pamplets advertise the Charlotte Redevelopment Commission, progress reports on urban renewal of Charlotte, N.C., and future projects for uptown Charlotte, N.C.
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Politics and government 17
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 11
- Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, N.C. : 1916) 9
- Mayors -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 9
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century 7
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Social life and customs 7
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 7
- Charlotte (N.C.) 6
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Photographs 6
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.) 6
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Commerce 5
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Race relations 5
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Religion 5
- Municipal government -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 5
- Businessmen -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Pictorial works 4
- Correspondence 4
- Education, Higher -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
- Photographs 4
- Urban renewal -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4 + ∧ less
- Charlotte (N.C.). City Council 6
- Brookshire, Stanford R. 3
- Kratt, Mary Norton 3
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte -- History 3
- Asbury, Louis H. (Louis Humbert) 2
- Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
- Charlotte Redevelopment Commission 2
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 2
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 2
- Hanchett, Thomas W. 2
- J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) 2
- J. Murrey Atkins Library. University Archives 2
- Plaza-Midwood Neighborhood Association 2
- Tate family 2
- Tate, Alice, 1916-1987 2
- Adair, Tom 1
- African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 1
- Alexander family 1
- Alexander, Alfred L. (Alfred Louis) 1
- Alexander, Annie Lowrie 1 + ∧ less
About this SiteFinding aids are guides to archival collections, including manuscripts, university records, and oral history collections. These guides help you find physical collections which can be viewed in the Dalton Reading Room on the 10th floor of Atkins Library. A small number of finding aids link to digital content online. Please contact us to learn more or to schedule an appointment:
Special Collections and University Archives
J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
Schedule an Appointment