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Papers documenting the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Includes administrative files, magazines, newspapers and memorabilia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Papers documenting Allison's work in the LGBT community, particularly in the area of transgender rights. Includes subject files, correspondence, awards, newspapers and memorabilia.
Contains a copy of Lynne Allred's paper "The Gastonia Strike of 1929: Social and Judicial Injustice."
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.
The collection is comprised of artist process renderings for public art projects commissioned by the Arts & Science Council, Charlotte-Meckelenburg, Inc.
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.
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.
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.
The Byron Baldwin photographs consist primarily of images depicting Matthews Pottery and local businesses along Central Avenue, particularly in the Plaza Midwood neighborhood.
Black and white circuit photo of the Baptist Young People's Union of Gaston County
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contains material related to Keith Bernard's involvement in numerous Charlotte-area LGBTQ organizations. Includes newspaper articles, publications, brochures and T-Shirts.
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.) 32
- Mayors -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 18
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Politics and government 17
- Correspondence 16
- Gays -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 16
- Education, Higher -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 14
- Photographs 13
- Businessmen -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 11
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 10
- Clippings (information artifacts) 10
- Architects -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 9
- Textile industry -- North Carolina 9
- Women -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Societies, clubs, etc. 9
- Clubs -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 8
- North Carolina 8
- Plantation life -- North Carolina -- Mecklenburg County 8
- Urban renewal -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 8
- Civil rights -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 7
- Gays -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Social life and customs 7
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Social life and customs 6 ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) 8
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 7
- Alexander family 6
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 6
- Charlotte (N.C.). City Council 5
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte--History 5
- Caldwell family 4
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 4
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners 4
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 4
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte 4
- Alexander, Kelly M. 3
- Brookshire, Stanford R. 3
- Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 3
- Davidson family 3
- Golden, Harry, 1902-1981 3
- North Carolina. Office of Archives and History 3
- African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 2
- Alexander, Hezekiah 2
- Alexander, J. B. (John Brevard) 2 ∧ less
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