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Charlotte Area Rotary Clubs directories

 Collection
Identifier: MS0300
Abstract

Primarily pictorial directories of Charlotte Rotary Club, Dilworth Rotary Club, and Charlotte-North Rotary Club.

Dates: 1943 - 2004

Charlotte Performing Arts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS0150
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1897 - 2015; 1935 - 2015

E. K. Fretwell, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0200
Abstract Personal papers of Elbert Kirtley (E.K.) Fretwell, Jr. (1923-2012), the second chancellor of UNC Charlotte (1979-1989). Includes files regarding his service as Vice Consul in Czechoslovakia; his education and early teaching days; his positions at City University of New York, State University of New York at Buffalo, and UNC Charlotte; his involvement with various associations and commissions concerning higher education and transportation, including numerous trips abroad; his publications,...
Dates: 1945 - 2008

Howell Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0264
Abstract

Primarily consists of correspondence and photographs of the Powell, Poole, O'Rorke and Claney families of Charlotte, NC, Pittsburgh, PA and New York City, NY.

Dates: 1898 - 1993

Dan Kirsch papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0358
Abstract

Papers documenting Kirsch's work in the LGBT community as well as his work in theatre throughout the country. Includes press releases, brochures, newsletters, correspondence, playbills, CDs and VHS tapes.

Dates: 1990 - 2000

Erastus C. McAlpine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0346
Abstract

Diaries of a worker in Charlotteā€™s Louise Cotton Mill. Topics mentioned include textile mills, religion, the weather, activities of family and friends and public events from local to the international.

Dates: 1915 - 1922

Newell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0287
Abstract

Miscellaneous papers of the family, particularly those of Leone B. Newell, a Charlotte physician. Includes certificates, correspondence, genealogical materials, a household inventory (1916), newspaper clippings, photographs, notes and miscellaneous receipts.

Dates: 1916 - 1969

Oasis and Omar Temples, N.M.S. (Charlotte, N.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0194
Abstract

Primarily correspondence of the Widows's Fund, a life insurance program for lodge members. Also includes general material on local lodges and architectural drawings for the Masonic Temple in uptown Charlotte (demolished 1987).

Dates: 1905 - 1947; 1924 - 1944

Winifred Barbour Simpson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0332
Abstract

Collection is a small assortment of papers and scrapbooks produced by Winifred Barbour Simpson, from 1931 to 1984. The most notable items in the collection are her scrapbooks (which mostly concern her attendance of Charlotte Technical High School) and the papers that she and her (future) husband produced during WWII.

Dates: 1920-1961

Martha A. Strawn course materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS0383
Abstract

The collection contains photographs and written reports that resulted from course assignments in the UNC Charlotte Art Department between 1981 and 2002.

Dates: 1981 - 2002; 2000 - 2002

Tate and Wilson families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0196
Abstract Primarily papers of Sarah Wilson Tate (1892-1978), including travel diaries, correspondence, financial records, and reminiscences of Christmas-time visits to Coldstream plantation in Sumter County, S.C. Also includes business correspondence of her husband, John Austin Tate (1878-1934); commonplace book of Mary Louise Phifer Wilson; estate records of Joseph Harvey Wilson (1810-84) and Eliza Morehead Lindsay (ca. 1840-ca. 1933); and genealogical and other material about the Erwin, Phifer,...
Dates: 1765 - 1992

Margaret Wadsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0279
Abstract

Papers of a Charlotte widow who wrote, under the byline of "The Carolina Housewife," for The Charlotte Observer during the 1930s and 1940s. Includes typescripts of her columns, recipes, and letters from readers asking for advice and recommending recipes.

Dates: 1930 - 1949

Kenneth Wilson Whitsett Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0270
Abstract

Papers of Kenneth Wilson Whitsett and family - Whitsett was a Charlotte historian, artist, and co-founder of Pictorial Engraving Co. In 1934 Kenneth and two of his brothers, Lemuel and Theron, established the Pictorial Engraving Company. He painted murals for the Charlotte City Club and the Orange County Historical Museum in Hillsborough. He was one of the original members of the board of directors for the Mint Museum of Art (1934-1938).

Dates: 1824 - 1975

Beaumert Whitton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0117
Abstract Personal, family, and business papers of a long-time Charlotte resident and construction company executive. Includes his diaries as a high school student (late 1920s); family correspondence and photographs; some records of the Southeastern Construction Company, the family firm, including photographs of projects in Cuba (circa 1917) and in North Carolina and South Carolina (1920s-1960s); records of other businesses the family owned; and files concerning his civic activities, including...
Dates: 1908 - 1984

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