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Department of Africana Studies records

 Collection
Identifier: UA0104
Abstract Records of Africana Studies Department (formerly African American and African Studies; originally Black Studies), Black Studies Committee, and Black Student Union at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Collection contains files, photgraphs, audiovisuals, and ephemera that document the events leading up to the creation of the department and its subsequent evolution. Dr. Bertha Maxwell, the first department chair, Roberta Duff and Benjamin Chavis are prominent figures in the...
Dates: 1969 - 2020

Telling Our Stories: Black Alumni Oral History Project

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Identifier: OH-BL
Abstract

The Black Alumni oral history project documents UNC Charlotte's Black Alumni by collecting first-hand accounts of the lives of Black students over the decades. This alumni-driven project was inspired by interviews we have already gathered, notably that of James Cuthbertson, Jr., who was a member of the Black Student Union in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Dates: 2020 - 2021

Julius L. Chambers papers

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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 College Center records

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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 records

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Identifier: UA0034
Summary

Records of Charlotte College. Consists primarily of Bonnie Cone's files including speeches and correspondence, but also includes files relating to the Board of Trustees, financial matters, the development of campus, growth of academic programs, and the transition of the college from temporary to permanent junior college status and on to its establishment as the fourth campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Dates: 1946-1967, 2004-2005; 1949-1965

Cone University Center records

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Identifier: UA0470
Abstract

This collection contains administrative records of the Cone University Center from 1974 to 2009 as well as audiovisual materials and video logs from Niner Telecommunications Network (NTN) documenting numerous campus events from the early 1990s through 2007. Also included are records and photographs relating to the 35th and 50th anniversaries of the Cone Center, including documents recounting the Center’s history, and to Bonnie Cone’s 90th birthday.

Dates: 1964-2012, bulk 1974-2009

Reginald A. Hawkins papers

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Identifier: MS0125
Abstract Papers of a Charlotte dentist, minister, and civil rights activist, who was the first African-American to run for governor of North Carolina. Consists chiefly of clippings and correspondence documenting his involvement in the desegregation of schools, public accommodations, hospitals, the North Carolina Dental Society, and the Shrine Bowl. Also includes information on voter registration projects, gubernatorial campaign files (1968 and 1972), material concerning Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,...
Dates: 1954 - 1995; 1954 - 1987

Health Administration and Community Health program development records

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Identifier: UA0138
Abstract

This collection consists of records created during the formation of the Master of Health Administration program at UNC Charlotte, as well as records related to the planning of a Bachelor of Science in Community Health.

Dates: 1979 - 1999

Benjamin S. Horack papers

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Identifier: MS0042
Abstract Papers of a Charlotte attorney relating to his defense of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 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 starting point, and developing new attendance zones and busing policies to achieve more...
Dates: 1918 - 1984; 1968 - 1971

Mecklenburg County Board of Education records

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Identifier: MS0002
Abstract

Minute books comprise the official proceedings of the Board. Includes discussions of finanical and legal matters, employment of teachers, progress of students, buildings and programs at each school, and reports of the superintendent. The account books are for the period November 1928 through June 1931.

Dates: 1885 - 1960

Multicultural Resource Center records

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Identifier: UA0107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records from the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) relating to various administrative functions of the office, such as planning and publicizing programs, events, and workshops. Types of material include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, reports, manuals, minutes, building plans, brochures and flyers, and audio-visual material. Also included is a student-made quilt from the 2002 Growing Up Southern quilt project. Topics largely relate to women’s,...
Dates: 1966-2014

Addison H. Reese papers

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Identifier: MS0062
Abstract Papers of a key supporter of UNC Charlotte, relating to his membership on the boards of Charlotte College and UNCC, the UNC system, and other state-wide groups concerned with higher education. Includes material concerning the case of Wynn v. Charlotte Community College System involving the construction of separate campuses for predominately white Charlotte College and predominately black Carver College (1958-61); the East Carolina Medical School controversy (1970-74); and the restructuring...
Dates: 1951 - 1977; 1957 - 1976

Department of Social Work Records

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Identifier: UA0652
Scope and Contents The Department of Social Work Records contains records from the Department of Social Work and its predecessor, the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work. While the department later became the School of Social Work, that period is not reflected in this collection’s files. The collection is divided into three series: Program Files, Post-Graduation Surveys, and Thomas S. Research Project. The Program Files series contains candidacy application materials...
Dates: 1992 - 2008

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 2
Cone, Bonnie E., 1907-2003 2
Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Chambers, Julius L. (Julius LeVonne) 1
Charlotte College 1

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