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Daughters of the American Revolution, Liberty Hall Chapter, records
Records of a DAR chapter organized in 1908 to commemorate Liberty Hall Academy, North Carolina's first college, which was established in Charlotte in 1771 under the name Queen's College. Contains minutes, correspondence, programs, and financial material but no membership applications. Also includes 15 scrapbooks documenting local history and the activities of the chapter.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Mecklenburg Chapter, records
Records of the first DAR chapter in North Carolina, founded in 1898. Contains membership applications, including that of Mary Anna Morrison Jackson, widow of General Stonewall Jackson; minutes of chapter and executive board meetings; histories of the chapter and the state organization; and a list of tombstone inscriptions in Settlers Cemetery in uptown Charlotte.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter, records
Records of a DAR chapter founded in 1912 by descendents of the signers of the disputed Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Includes membership applications, minutes, yearbooks, financial records, memorials to deceased members, information on historical markers erected by the chapter, scrapbooks, and material concerning the Mecklenburg Declaration and the preservation of the home of Hezekiah Alexander.
Davidson family papers
Papers of the Davidson family of Rural Hill Plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C., and of the related families Alexander, Barry, Hampton, Montieth, and Wilson. Includes correspondence, family Bibles, financial records, land records, newspaper clippings, photographs, and plantation records for Rural Hill, as well as Dickson (Dixon) in Gaston County, N.C.
Richard "Dick" Davis papers
Contains material generated over the course of Richard Davis career working for Mecklenburg county government, primarily in the area of mental health. Includes subject files, minutes, newsletters, photographs and negatives.
Jose Baxeres de Alzugaray papers
Papers documenting Jose Baxeres de Alzugaray's professional and personal life. Includes subject files, correspondence, publications, articles and photographs.
Mary Rebecca Denny papers
This small collection includes papers on the history of the Denny, Horne, and McMillan families of North Carolina, compiled by Mrs. Jo B. Horne, of Red Springs, N.C. in 2002. In addition to notes on the family, the collection also includes photographs of certain family members, especially Mary Rebecca Denny and Katharine Morrison McMillan Denny.
Elizabeth Gloser DeSantis papers
The collection contains a small assortment of papers from Elizabeth Gloser DeSantis, who attended nursing school at Michael Reese Hospital in Gary, Indiana in 1938 and 1939, and later enlisted to serve in the 38th Evacuation Unit in 1942. With the 38th Evac, she served in Tunisia and Italy, recording a diary throughout her service. The collection consists of the original diary, a typed transcript of the diary, a photographic scrapbook, some loose photographs and a few other papers.
Discover Charlotte films
"Discover Charlotte" consists of 16mm films about Charlotte history, cultural events, and local celebrities and notables. The film project is also referred to as "Charlotte" and also as "Charlotte on Film" and "Charlotte Film Collection."
Harriet Doar papers
Papers of Harriet Doar, a newspaper journalist, author, poet, and social commentator, whose work primarily was published in the Charlotte News from 1939 to 1946, and the Charlotte Observer from 1959 to 1982. This collection also includes her articles, correspondence, notes on other writers, and research subject files from the mid to late twentieth century.
Thomas L. Doster papers
Dr. Thomas L. Doster worked as a physician in Union County, North Carolina, and Lancaster County, South Carolina, circa 1866-1904. The collection is comprised primarily of records related to Dr. Doster's work in North and South Carolina, including tax and license receipts, property tax receipts, an account book, and family correspondence.
Ben E. Douglas papers
Papers of a Charlotte mayor (1935-41), businessman, and promoter of aviation. Consists primarily of material relating to Douglas's service (1961-79) on the Airport Advisory Committee for Charlotte/Douglas International Airport. Includes transcript of a radio address given by Douglas on Nov. 7, 1936, as mayor of Charlotte.
Fanny Murdaugh Downing letter
Consists of a letter from Fanny Murdaugh Downing that was likely written to Confederate General Daniel Harvey Hill that is dated May 15, 1868 from Charlotte, NC.
Earle Sumner Draper papers
Contains news clippings, biographical materials, reports and a videotape regarding Draper's career by Charles E. Aguar, professor emeritus of the University of Georgia's School of Environmental Design.
Duke Power Production Environmental Services Technical Reports
Technical reports regarding environmental impact of energy production from Duke Power, now Duke Energy, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Dale Earnhardt, Sr. racing memorabilia plaque
Contains a Dale Earnhardt collectible plaque that contains a piece of Goodyear tire from Earnhardt's car and a picture of Earhardt with his car.
Emma Echols papers
Thereasea D. Elder Papers
Thereasa Delerine (T.D.) Elder is active in community nursing, church work, and the Charlotte African American community, particularly in efforts to preserve Charlotte's African American history. Materials document the importance of African Americans in politics and community, the value of a healthy and safe neighborhood, and access of education and employment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson letter
Letter to Allen Thorndike Rice, publisher of the North American Review, concerning an article (probably "Perpetual Forces") he expected to have ready for the September, 1877 issue.
Mildred English letters
Letters written to Mildred English from 1939-1946, with a couple of postcards from the 1990s.
Erlanger Mills, Inc. records
Records of a textile mill which operated in Lexington, N.C. Contains affirmative action plans, financial analyses, income statements, labor policies and statistics, merchandising plans, operating reports and statistics, and strategic plans. The business was sold to Parkdale Mills of Gastonia, N.C. in 1972.
James H. Evans papers
Raymond Floyd Evans diary
Diary of an itinerant construction laborer, truck driver, and small-machinery repairman living in Wichita Falls, Texas, and Frederick, Oklahoma. Provides opinions on politics and current events.
Charles E. Feinberg papers concerning Walt Whitman
Primarily consists of illustrations of Whitman and a series of photographic prints.
Stephen Scott Ferebee Papers
Festival in the Park records
The Collection contains an assortment of records, photographs and ephemera accumulated by A. Grant Whitney and his daughter, Julie Whitney Austin, in their administration of the Festival in the Park, an annual weekend event in Charlotte, NC since 1964. Also includes information on an off-shoot of the Festival held in the spring, called the Kings Drive Art Walk.
Fincher (David) papers
Collection consists of: 1 DVD containing a video interview the donor conducted with his parents in 1991, 20 photographs (TIFF), and 20 email documents reminiscing on his family and life (PDF).
FireAnt Music papers
Includes CDs, CD labels, and clippings for an independent recording company in Charlotte, NC.
Ruth Ann Douglass Fogartie travel diary
Contains a typewritten travel diary that describes a group trip from Charlotte to Europe in 1972.
David M. Foley papers
Notes Foley recorded from original government sources in the Liberian National Archives while he was researching the history of the Liberian government from the 1850s to the 1920s.
- 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 586
- 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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