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2012 Democratic National Convention papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0613
Abstract

Papers documenting the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Includes administrative files, magazines, newspapers and memorabilia.

Dates: 2011-2012

AIDS Prevention Advisory Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0261
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1989 - 1997

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

Alexander family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0030
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1778 - 1969; 1778 - 1806

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

John B. Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0218
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1855 - 1911; Majority of material found within 1855 - 1905

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 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

Kelly M. Alexander, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0055
Abstract Papers documenting Alexander's service with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, including the Charlotte branch, his presidency of the North Carolina State Conference of Branches, and his membership on and chairing of the national board of directors. Includes minutes, correspondence, reports, speeches, programs, news releases, membership records, documentation on NAACP-initiated court cases, and material on voter education projects. Also includes material on the...
Dates: 1950 - 1985

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

M. A. Alexander Civil and Criminal Docket Books and associated papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0555
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1890 - 1906

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

Janice Covington Allison papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0617
Abstract

Papers documenting Allison's work in the LGBT community, particularly in the area of transgender rights. Includes subject files, correspondence, awards, newspapers and memorabilia.

Dates: 2008-2016

Lynne Allred paper concerning "The Gastonia Strike of 1929: Social and Judicial Injustice."

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 189
Identifier: MS0189
Abstract

Contains a copy of Lynne Allred's paper "The Gastonia Strike of 1929: Social and Judicial Injustice."

Dates: circa 1976

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

Arts & Science Council Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc. Public Art Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0448
Abstract

The collection is comprised of artist process renderings for public art projects commissioned by the Arts & Science Council, Charlotte-Meckelenburg, Inc.

Dates: circa 2000s

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

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

Sandra Bailey papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.204.01.02]
Identifier: MS0570
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1991-1995, 2008

Byron Baldwin photographs

 Collection
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

Baptist Young People's Union of Gaston County circuit photo

 Collection — Map Case: 2.6, Folder: 4
Identifier: MS0216
Abstract

Black and white circuit photo of the Baptist Young People's Union of Gaston County

Dates: 1925

Frank Barnes papers

 Collection
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

William H. Barnhardt papers

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 204
Identifier: MS0206
Abstract

Primarily non-business related correspondence of a Charlotte textile industrialist, civic leader, and philanthropist. The bulk of the collection relates to Barnhardt's donation of copies of Cornelia Wearn Henderson's Early Charlotte and Mecklenburg County for Children (1968) to local schools and colleges.

Dates: 1959, 1966, 1968-70, undated; 1966 - 1969

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

Hugh Joseph Beard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0161
Abstract Papers of a lawyer and conservative political activist, including records of his law practice in Charlotte, North Carolina and his service as an attorney at the U.S. Dept. of Education and the U.S. Dept. of Justice during the Reagan and Bush administrations. Includes correspondence documenting his involvement with various conservative political and religious groups, including the North Carolina Conservative Union, the North Carolina Fund for Individual Rights, the Southern Employees...
Dates: 1971 - 1992

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

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

Keith Bernard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0537
Abstract

Contains material related to Keith Bernard's involvement in numerous Charlotte-area LGBTQ organizations. Includes newspaper articles, publications, brochures and T-Shirts.

Dates: 1985 - 2005

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