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Annie L. Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0247
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1881 - 1929

Fred D. (Frederick Douglas) Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0091
Abstract Public papers of a Charlotte politician and civil rights leader. Primarily material created and received by Alexander as the first African-American member of the Charlotte City Council in the 20th Century (1965-74) and as a North Carolina state senator (1975-80). Includes minutes and other papers related to council and senate activities; material on campaigns and voter registration drives; files on the local, state, and national Democratic Party; correspondence; speeches; clippings;...
Dates: 1908, 1931-1998; 1946 - 1980

Kelly M. Alexander, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0233
Abstract The collection consists of papers generated primarily by Kelly M. Alexander, junior, as a result of his work with the NAACP at the local, state and national levels. Other papers in this collection were generated by Mrs. Margaret Alexander (widow of Kelly M. Alexander, senior), and Alfred Alexander (Kelly junior's brother) in his capacity as president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Chapter of the NAACP. The collection contains a wide variety of documentation concerning nearly all aspects of...
Dates: 1953 - 2008

William Tasse Alexander Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0256
Abstract Papers of William Tasse Alexander and his descendants in the Mallard Creek area of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Consists primarily of records relating to the operation of the family plantation, including deeds and other legal papers, financial accounts, and information on cotton production and enslaved people. Also includes correspondence, an 1882 school register, genealogical material, clippings, photographs, and early twentieth century postcards of Charlotte. A portion of the...
Dates: 1818 - 2000

Patrick David Alston Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS0304
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1947 - 2011

Louis H. Asbury papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0145
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1906 - 1975; 1908 - 1956

Byron Baldwin photographs

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Identifier: MS0530
Abstract

The Byron Baldwin photographs consist primarily of images depicting Matthews Pottery and local businesses along Central Avenue, particularly in the Plaza Midwood neighborhood.

Dates: 1970 - 2010

Frank Barnes papers

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Identifier: MS0372
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1985 - 2000

Frank Barrows papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0603
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1975-2008

H. H. Baxter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0086
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1917 - 1982; 1935 - 1959

Belk and Everett families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0328
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1886 - 1971

John M. (John Montgomery) Belk papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0060
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1970 - 1977; 1975 - 1977

Aaron D. Boggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0149
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1875 - 1995; 1920 - 1929

Jack O. Boyte papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0367
Abstract

Contains a small arrangement of papers, concerning primarily Jack Boyte’s career in architectural preservation in Charlotte, North Carolina in the late twentieth century.

Dates: 1938 - 1991; 1968 - 1985

Stanford R. Brookshire papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0041
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1960 - 1990

Camp Greene Base Hospital photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS0442
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1917

Capacchione v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools case files

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Identifier: MS0439
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1997 - 2001

Central Hotel invitation

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 473
Identifier: MS0473
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1873 May 29

Julius L. Chambers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0085
Abstract Files of a Charlotte attorney and his firm, Chambers, Stein, Ferguson, and Lanning, relating to their representation of Darius and Vera Swann and other plaintiffs in the landmark case, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts were constitutionally authorized to exercise broad powers to oversee and produce solutions to achieve school integration, which could include using student quotas as a...
Dates: 1902 - 1989; 1965 - 1975

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 Chamber of Commerce films

 Collection
Identifier: MS0222
Abstract

Films from the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, all are reel-to-reel format unless indicated as DVD.

Dates: 1973 - 1974

Charlotte College Center records

 Collection
Identifier: UA0033
Summary

Institutional papers of Charlotte College Center (1946-1949). Includes correspondence and other materials relating to administrative functions, policy development, procedure establishment, academics, athletics, and student involvement.

Dates: 1946-1949

Charlotte College Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: UA0065
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographic prints of Charlotte College and includes prints of the Central High School location as well as the present site on Highway 49, to which the college moved in 1961. Topics of interest include athletics, especially basketball (including the Charlotte Owls); campus buildings; and student organizations and activities, including classes, clubs, dances, fraternities, awards, and publications. Other topics include faculty and staff, academic departments,...
Dates: 1950-1970

Charlotte Corporate Communication records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0437
Abstract The collection consists of a small assortment of papers generated by the City of Charlotte concerning Freedom Park and the Charlotte Coliseum, and a much larger assortment of photographs, mainly of city officials (mayors and city council members from the mid-1960s to the late 1990s). The collection also includes photographs of street scenes (some dating to the 1940s), cityscapes and skylines of Charlotte, as well as city employees at work. Most of the photos were taken by staff...
Dates: circa 1940-2000; 1965 - 1999

Charlotte Historic District Commission photographic slides and newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: MS0482
Abstract

Contains slides, photographs and negatives documenting historic neighborhoods in Charlotte. Also includes newsletters concerning historic preservation.

Dates: undated

Charlotte Law Building minutes

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.071.02.01]
Identifier: MS0239
Abstract

Contains meeting minutes of stockholders and the board of directors of a company organized to construct a law building in Charlotte in 1926.

Dates: 1926-1948

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0101
Abstract Records of a committee established in 1961 by the mayor of Charlotte to help ease racial tensions and to assist in the gradual desegregation of public facilities. Includes correspondence, minutes, and clippings relating to the committee and its predecessor, the Friendly Relations Committee. Also contains material from state and national groups, including the North Carolina Mayor's Cooperating Committee, North Carolina Good Neighbor Council, National Citizens Committee for Community...
Dates: 1960 - 1990; 1961 - 1969

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' Charlotte bicentennial records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0268
Abstract

Posters and slides used by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in commemorating the Charlotte bicentennial, 1968. [Some material predates merger of schools systems]

Dates: 1968 - 1978

Charlotte (N.C.) City records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0127
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1853 - 1957; 1895 - 1920

Charlotte (N.C.) Engineering Department Maps

 Collection
Identifier: MS0323
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1855 - 1964

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