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AAA Carolinas records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0468
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1910 - 2009

John Henry and Evelyn Galloway Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0445
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1938 - 1946

Kelly Alexander, Sr. Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0509
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1930 - 1980

Kelly Alexander, Sr. papers concerning the NAACP

 Collection
Identifier: MS0508
Abstract Papers documenting the activities of the NAACP, with an emphasis on the work and correspondence of Kelly Alexander, Sr. and his sons Kelly Alexander, Jr. and Alfred Alexander. Includes papers from the National Board, the North Carolina chapter and the Charlotte chapter. Contains minutes, correspondence, reports, speeches, press releases, membership records, photographs, and memorabilia. Topics covered include school segregation, housing and employment discrimination and the Charlotte Area...
Dates: 1911-1997

Henry Ashworth papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS0333
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1949-1950

Robert L. Barret papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0450
Abstract

Barret's published works focus on parenting, issues of grief and loss, and clinical services to the sexual minority community. In addition to his professional writing, Barret has been active in promoting social justice, both in his home community, and in the American Counseling Association. This is a small collection comprised of correspondence and clippings.

Dates: 1976 - 2010

William Wallace Beard Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS0597
Abstract

Collection consists largely of letters written by William Wallace Beard, a member of the Mississippi 18th Regiment in the Confederate Army. The letters are written during his time as a soldier in the United States Civil War largely from different sites around Virginia. It includes 32 letters (30 of which are from Beard and 2 of which are from Col. A.P. Hill) and one furlough document.

Dates: 1861-08 - 1865-04

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

Jesse Spencer Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0133
Abstract

Primarily routine correspondence of a state senator from Mecklenburg County and U.S. Circuit Court judge. Includes letters from presidents Kennedy and Johnson and from members of the federal judiciary. Also includes items relating to his attempt (1957) to establish the North Carolina Stonewall Jackson Memorial Fund.

Dates: 1936 - 1989

Mark Bernstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0544
Abstract

Papers documenting Bernstein's work in the Charlotte arts community (including the Charlotte Symphony, Bechtler Museum and Blumenthal Performing Arts Center), Shalom Park and its constituent organizations and the Charlotte law community. Contains correspondence, newspaper articles, deeds, awards, lectures, journals and printed works.

Dates: 1943 - 2015

Anita Stewart Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0507
Abstract

Personal papers, correspondence and memorabilia from Anita S. Brown. Includes materials from her nearly 30 years at Eastern Air Lines.

Dates: 1960 - 2003

Mary Thomas Burke papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0572
Abstract

Papers of Sister Mary Thomas Burke, long-time faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and founder of its Counseling Program. Includes surveys, reports, speeches, writings, biographical information, and other material related to Sister Burke's work and community involvement.

Dates: 1980 - 2000

Campus Pride records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0467
Abstract

Campus Pride is a national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students. Materials include organizational records, publications and ephemera, and teaching materials.

Dates: circa 2001-2014

Richard L. Casanova papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0153
Abstract Papers of a local scientist, author, and collector. Includes personal and professional correspondence; manuscript and typed copies of his writings on fossil collecting, the history of paleontology, and local history; files relating to his editorship of the Fossil Quarterly; and material pertaining to Shakespeare, including 18th century British newspapers, memorabilia from the 300th birthday celebration in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1864, and scripts, publicity stills, and programs of various...
Dates: 1565 - 1994; 1877 - 1993

Charlotte Business Guild records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0479
Abstract

The Charlotte Business guild was created in 1992 as a professional network for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied members of the community. The collection includes organization records such as meeting minutes, a member directory, newsletters, donation letters, and clippings.

Dates: 1998 - 2014

Charlotte, Consort of George III, letter to son, William and letter concerning daughter Sophia's health

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 35
Identifier: MS0035
Abstract

Letter from Queen Charlotte to her son William (later King William IV) admonishing him for his melancholia while at school in Germany and letter from Queen Charlotte concerning the health of her daughter, Princess Sophia.

Dates: 1784; 1817

Thomas L. Doster papers

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 447
Identifier: MS0447
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1866 - 1904

Emma Echols papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0228
Abstract Primarily photocopies and transcripts of the antebellum and Civil War papers of William Leonidas Faulkner, who served in Company I, 17th South Carolina Volunteers and died in a Union prison camp. The letters discuss typical concerns of a soldier, such as troop movements, reports of sickness and news of friends and relatives. Places represented in the correspondences include four or more locations in each of the following: NC, SC, Miss. and Va. Also includes papers and genealogical...
Dates: 1790 - 1997

Erlanger Mills, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0274
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1962-1971

Folger and Tillet families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0296
Abstract

The collection contains an assortment of papers and photographs from the Folger family and Tillett family. The bulk of the materials concern Charles Walter Tillett, a lawyer and Duncan Tillett, a banker; both of Charlotte in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1897 - 1967

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

Virginia Caroline Goodwin papers

 Collection — Oversize Box: OF14 [F09.002.07.002], Folder: 2
Identifier: MS0072
Abstract

Three drafts of a love letter to Goodwin from David R. Autry, a Confederate soldier stationed at Camp Holmes in Raleigh; two poems, presumably by Goodwin; photographs; and genealogical/biographical information.

Dates: 1864 - 1971

Hemby family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS0454
Abstract

The collection contains letters to Arthur Grady Hemby Jr. and Samuel Robert Hemby during the times that they served in the Navy, 1940- to November 23, 1952.

Dates: 1940 October 19 - 1970 August 1

History of the English Language Class Transcriptions

 Collection
Identifier: MS0303
Abstract

Transcriptions of some of the 19th century letters and papers in Special Collections Manuscripts at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Atkins Library. Most transcriptions include photocopies of the applicable manuscripts with notations made by transcribers. These transcriptions were part of the course work for Dr. Boyd Davis' 2001 class on the History of the English Language.

Dates: 2001

Avery Hood papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0399
Abstract

Avery Hood was the first professionally trained and licensed social worker in Charlotte, and her career spanned from the 1960s through the 1970s. This collection focuses mainly on her and her career in social work.

Dates: circa 1950-1990

Clarence O. Kuester, Sr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0443
Abstract

Clarence O. Kuester, Sr. was active with the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and a tireless promoter of the city and its business potential. The collection also contains a significant assortment of papers concerning a theatrical production entitled “Shout Freedom,” which was Kuester’s brainchild and was staged just after his death, in the spring of 1948.

Dates: 1891 - 1997

James H. Lane papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0416
Abstract

The collection contains four items: a letter (and a handwritten copy), dated April 24, 1885; An Extract From General A. P. Hill’s Report of the Battle of Gettysburg; and a handwritten item entitled “Our Confederate Dead / Mecklenburg County, NC. / Roll of Honor,” collected by General James H. Lane.

Dates: 1884 - 1885

George Terry Lathrop papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0342
Abstract

The George Terry Lathrop papers concern his career in city planning, land use and especially traffic planning. The papers span from 1960 to 2002, though the bulk of the collection spans from about 1974 to 1998.

Dates: 1960 - 2002

North Carolina Century papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0353
Abstract

Materials pertaining to the research and publishing of North Carolina Century: Tar Heels who Made a Difference, 1900-2000, published by Levine Museum of the New South in Charlotte, NC. (Special Collections CT252 .N67 2002)

Dates: circa 1950-2000

America E. Hamilton Perry papers

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 120
Identifier: MS0120
Abstract

Mostly letters written by a native of Lebanon, Tennessee, while a student (1865-66) at Ogontz Seminary for Young Ladies in Philadelphia and prior to and during her marriage (1869-76) to Charles A. Perry, a businessman of Weston, Missouri. Also includes a biographical sketch of her husband and an obituary and resolution honoring her father, Col. James Hamilton.

Dates: 1865 - 1876

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