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2012 Democratic National Convention papers
Papers documenting the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Includes administrative files, magazines, newspapers and memorabilia.
AAA Carolinas records
The collection comprises the records of AAA Carolinas, from its inception as the Carolina Motor Club in 1922 through 2009 and includes correspondence, annual reports, consumer publications and promotional materials, internal publications, media clippings, historical photographs, and back issues of the Club's magazine.
Mahlon Adams papers
Mahlon Adams served on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Committee in the 1990s and played a large role in the redesign of Freedom Park where there is a pavilion named in her honor. The bulk of the collection is related to the foundation of the Freedom Park Neighborhood Association.
AIDS Prevention Advisory Committee Records
Records of a committee formed in 1988 to advise the Mecklenburg County (N.C.) Health Department on policies that would help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Charlotte (N.C.) region. Contains correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, studies, and surveys of the committee and related agencies, including the United Way-backed Regional HIV Consortium.
Alexander and Ramsey families papers
Consists mostly of the correspondence of William Davidson Alexander, Susan Amelia Ramsey Alexander and James Gettys McGready Ramsey. Includes letters, deeds, estates records and genealogical information.
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.
Brandy Alexander (Danny Leonard) papers
Consists of a kimono, a Kermit the Frog puppet and an issue of Southern Exposure.
Alexander family papers
Primarily material about Hezekiah Alexander (1728-1801), member of a large and influential family that settled in Mecklenburg County in the 1760s. Includes transcriptions and photocopies of his will, estate inventory, and survey map of his property; material relating to the preservation of his home, built in 1774 and the oldest surviving building in Mecklenburg County; and genealogical information. Also includes a photograph of John Graham's diploma (1778) from Liberty Hall Academy.
Fred D. (Frederick Douglas) Alexander papers
John B. Alexander papers
Papers of a Mecklenburg County physician. Includes account books, medical journals, correspondence, memorabilia, and writings. Also documents his services as a surgeon in the 37th North Carolina Regiment of the Confederate Army, as well as his general interest in the Civil War.
John Henry and Evelyn Galloway Alexander papers
The collection consists primarily of personal letters written between John H. Alexander and Evelyn G. Galloway while Alexander served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Also included are correspondence written to both of them by family and friends during the same time period.
Kelly M. Alexander, Jr. papers
Kelly M. Alexander, Sr. papers
Kelly Alexander, Sr. Family papers
Contains documents related to Zechariah Alexander's work with the Freemasons and Shriners. There is also material related to the Alexander Funeral Home, including newsletters and business correspondence.
Kelly Alexander, Sr. papers concerning the NAACP
M. A. Alexander Civil and Criminal Docket Books and associated papers
2 Docket books containing summons, judgments, and warrants with various loose legal documents comprise this assortment of papers left by a justice of the peace in the Paw Creek community of Mecklenburg County, NC. around the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. There is also one photograph of an unidentified woman probably from around the turn of the century.
Martha B. Alexander papers
Papers documenting Martha Alexander's work in the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1992-2012. Includes material on mental health parity, health care reform, the tobacco settlement, NC DNA Registry, CMS Pay for Performance, SIDS and gun control. Also includes items from Alexander's campaigns for public office in the North Carolina Senate and North Carolina House of Represenatives.
William Tasse Alexander Family papers
Janice Covington Allison papers
Papers documenting Allison's work in the LGBT community, particularly in the area of transgender rights. Includes subject files, correspondence, awards, newspapers and memorabilia.
Dirk C. Allman papers concerning Julian H. Little
Papers documenting Julian Little's guardianship of Grace Carpenter in Stateville and his management of the Grace Hotel. Also includes correspondence with several leaders of Charlotte's business community in the mid-twentieth century, including J.B. Ivey and William Henry Belk.
Lynne Allred paper concerning "The Gastonia Strike of 1929: Social and Judicial Injustice."
Contains a copy of Lynne Allred's paper "The Gastonia Strike of 1929: Social and Judicial Injustice."
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.
American Association of University Women. Charlotte Branch records
The Charlotte Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) began in 1913 as a college club for literary study. Minutes, bulletins, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and other material reflecting activities and growth of the organization. Also includes information on the state and national organizations.
Mildred Gwin Andrews papers
Arithmetic workbook collection
This collection consists of two arithmetic books, one from 1794 that is signed by John Atkerson of Brunswick county, Virginia and the other is undated.
Arthur and Farrar families papers
Papers docuenting James Harrison Arthur's work as a textile mill accountant in North and South Carolina and the business and financial records of John Clough Farrar, a wholesale grocer and cotton broker in Charleston, South Carolina and planter in Union county, South Carolina. Includes correspondence, subject files, daily expense records, plantation account books, photographs and genealogical material. Also includes some material on James Park McComb's gold mining activities in Charlotte.
Arts & Science Council Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc. Public Art Program Records
The collection is comprised of artist process renderings for public art projects commissioned by the Arts & Science Council, Charlotte-Meckelenburg, Inc.
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.
Henry Ashworth papers
Correspondence course booklets (1949-50) on textile milling and manufacturing published by International Correspondence Schools of Scranton, Penn. The booklets contain corrected test sheets completed by Henry Ashworth of Ashworth Brothers, Inc., Charlotte, N.C.
Sandra Bailey papers
Sandra Bailey is active in the Charlotte LGBTQ community, longtime member of One Voice Chorus, and co-chair of First Tuesday. Collection consists of materials donated during Bailey's oral history interview (conducted by Tina Wright). Materials are materials primarily from 1991-1995, but also include a copy of Bailey's 2008 book.
- Repository: Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte X
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.) 44
- Correspondence 20
- Mayors -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 18
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Politics and government 17
- Gays -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 16
- Education, Higher -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 15
- Photographs 13
- Authors, American 11
- Businessmen -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 11
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 11
- Clippings (information artifacts) 11
- Architects -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 9
- Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, N.C. : 1916) 9
- Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence 9
- Textile industry -- North Carolina 9
- Women -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Societies, clubs, etc. 9
- Clubs -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 8
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.) -- Genealogy 8
- North Carolina 8
- Plantation life -- North Carolina -- Mecklenburg County 8 + ∧ less
- English 585
- Multiple languages 2
- Armenian 1
- Russian 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) 10
- Alexander family 7
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 7
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte 7
- Caldwell family 6
- Charlotte (N.C.). City Council 6
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 6
- Golden, Harry, 1902-1981 6
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte -- History 6
- NASCAR (Association) 5
- Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 4
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 4
- J. Murrey Atkins Library. University Archives 4
- Kratt, Mary Norton 4
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners 4
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 4
- United States. Army. Evacuation Hospital (38th) 4
- Alexander, Kelly M. 3
- Brabham, Robin 3
- Brookshire, Stanford R. 3 + ∧ less
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