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Sunshine Co-op letter

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 227
Identifier: MS0227
Abstract Handwritten letter by an unidentified woman named Sydney [no last name given] to her "family" in which she informs them that she, her husband Walter, and their daughter Heather, have joined a commune of people who travel around the country in transformed school buses. Of note is her reference to the Sunshine Co-op in Charlotte, which received discarded food items from supermarkets and used it as their primary food source. The "Uncle Julius" mentioned in the letter is possibly Julius Levitch...
Dates: circa 1970

Swank Social Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0267
Abstract

The collection contains a wide variety of materials generated by the Swank Social Club—a club of African-American men in Charlotte, NC, beginning in 1934.

Dates: 1934 - 2014

Symphony Guild of Charlotte records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0441
Abstract

Collection consists primarily of scrapbooks documenting the Symphony Guild of Charlotte (formerly the Charlotte Symphony Women's Association).

Dates: 1942, 1966-2005

Alice Lindsay Tate papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0075
Abstract Personal and family papers of a Charlotte native who moved to New York City in the 1930s to pursue an operatic career. Includes typescript of the diary (1844-54) of textile mill pioneer Edwin Michael Holt; business and personal correspondence (1873-82) of George K. Tate and his wife, Alice Lindsay Tate; correspondence (ca. 1934-86) of Alice Tate with her mother, friends, and associates; documentation of her operatic career; legal records and correspondence concerning her benefactions to UNC...
Dates: 1844 - 1991; 1937 - 1987

Tate and Wilson families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0196
Abstract Primarily papers of Sarah Wilson Tate (1892-1978), including travel diaries, correspondence, financial records, and reminiscences of Christmas-time visits to Coldstream plantation in Sumter County, S.C. Also includes business correspondence of her husband, John Austin Tate (1878-1934); commonplace book of Mary Louise Phifer Wilson; estate records of Joseph Harvey Wilson (1810-84) and Eliza Morehead Lindsay (ca. 1840-ca. 1933); and genealogical and other material about the Erwin, Phifer,...
Dates: 1765 - 1992

Taylor and Floyd Families Genealogical Research Files

 Collection
Identifier: MS0491
Abstract

Genealogical research primarily for the Taylor Family and the Floyd Family. Appears to have print-outs and photocopies from LDS research. Some photographs included.

Dates: unknown

Taylor and Richardson families album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS0469
Abstract The Taylor and Richardson families album contains photographs and other materials that document the life of Charles Samuel Lafayette Alexander Taylor, an African American barber, soldier, and firefighter active in numerous social and political causes in Charlotte, North Carolina, and his family. The album contains photographs of Taylor; Ella Louise Pickens Taylor, his second wife, and other relatives and family connections. Other documents in the album include the will of Charles Taylor,...
Dates: 1876-1953 and undated

Textile Mill Supply Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0360
Abstract

Records (mostly minute books and books of stock certificates) of the Textile Mill Supply Company, the Industrial and Hardware Supply Company, and the Industrial and Textile Supply Company, of Charlotte, NC from 1898 to 1997. The collection also includes records of the TMS Realty Company, whose purpose was to administer the land holdings of its parent company.

Dates: 1898-1997

Richard Elton Thigpen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0187
Abstract

Primarily photocopied material relating to Thigpen's work as Mecklenburg County manager for Willis Smith in the 1950 U.S. Senate campaign. Includes a scrapbook of clippings. Also includes a report (1958) of the Study Committee for City-County School Consolidation.

Dates: 1950-1958, 1991

William Boyce and Mary Neal Overcash Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0554
Abstract

Thompson was a decorated pilot in WWII, shot down and buried in Europe. His wife, Mary Neal Overcash, later married again to Joseph R. Sparling Jr. This small collection includes correspondence, financial papers, biographical material about Thompson, rationing supplies, and papers about the Overcash family.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

Nancy Tilly papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0242
Abstract Papers relating to her novel, Golden Girl (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1985), which won the 1986 Juvenile Literature Award presented by the North Carolina division of the American Association of University Women. Includes drafts, correspondence with and notes of her editor, pages and galley proofs, and cassette recordings of the author reading her work. The earliest draft (1979) includes notes made by novelist Lee Smith, in whose class Tilly began the work. Also includes manuscripts of...
Dates: 1979-1985

Travelers' Protective Association of America, Post C, North Carolina Division records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0231
Abstract

Contains records of the Travelers' Protective Association of America. Includes minutes, reports, and lists of members and officers.

Dates: 1897 - 1924

Minette Trosch papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0106
Abstract

Papers of a Charlotte city council member, including correspondence and reports. Also includes material relating to her service on the board of directors of the National League of Cities and as a member of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Committee of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Dates: 1977 - 1987

Joseph Samuel Nathaniel Tross papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0373
Abstract

Papers, photographs, newspaper clippings, radio broadcast transcripts and sound recordings of Dr. Joseph Samuel Nathaniel Tross, a minister in the AME Zion Church, editor of the Charlotte Post, and civil rights leader in Charlotte, NC from the 1930s until his death in 1971.

Dates: 1927 - 1971

Kathy Turner papers concerning NASCAR

 Collection
Identifier: MS0379
Abstract

Materials pertaining to NASCAR from approximately 1970-2007.

Dates: 1970 - 2007

UNC Charlotte NIT Tournament Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.037.05.02]
Identifier: MS0590
Abstract

Contains a scrapbook with news clippings concerning the UNC Charlotte men's basketball team's run to the championship game of the 1976 NIT Tournament.

Dates: 1976

UNC Charlotte Rotaract Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0587
Abstract

Papers documenting the UNC Charlotte Rotaract Club, the first to be chartered in the world. Primarily consists of items pertaining to the founding and early years of the club as well as various anniversary celebrations.

Dates: 1968-2018

Unitarian Church of Charlotte records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0058
Abstract

Records of the first Unitarian church in North Carolina, founded in 1946. Contains correspondence, minutes and reports of the board of trustees and of church committees, bulletins and newsletters, material relating to the Women's Alliance, and records of denominational affiliations and district Unitarian organizations. Also includes files of the Rev. Sidney L. Freeman, longtime minister of the congregation (1957-88).

Dates: 1946 - 1987

United States Army, 1st North Carolina Regiment, Company M photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.058.04.02], Item: AL253/1-89
Identifier: MS0253
Abstract

Photographs taken by an unidentified member of one of three companies of troops organized in Charlotte for service in the Spanish-American War of 1898.

Dates: 1898 - 1899

United States Courthouse and Post Office Building (Charlotte, N.C.) lithograph

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 236
Identifier: MS0236
Abstract

Contains a lithograph of an architectural rendering of the United States Courthouse and Post Office Building that was located on W. Trade St. in uptown Charlotte.

Dates: 1889

University Research Park records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0137
Abstract

Files documenting the creation and operation of the University Research Park, established in northeast Charlotte in 1966 as a research and development park for business and industry. Includes correspondence, board minutes, financial and legal records, and information on marketing strategies and tenant firms. Also includes interviews with the park's early leaders and other material relating to the published history of the park, University Research Park (1988), by Dean W. Colvard.

Dates: 1966 - 1988; 1966 - 1987

U.S. National Weather Service, Charlotte Station, records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0059
Abstract

Meteorological records maintained since the beginning of formal, U.S.-sponsored weather observations in Charlotte. Includes correspondence (1878-86); daily journals (1878-1904), which describe in detail the effects of the 1886 earthquake; and the Monthly Meteorological Record (1878-).

Dates: 1873 - 1996; 1873 - 1994

Philip Lance Van Every papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0111
Abstract

Primarily papers relating to his two terms as mayor of Charlotte (1953-1957). Includes routine correspondence, speeches, clippings, biographical information, and photographs. Also contains a small amount of material relating to his personal life and family and to his service as president and chair of the board of Lance, Inc. (1943-1973).

Dates: 1926 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1957

Van Landingham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0057
Abstract Papers of four generations of the Van Landingham family of Charlotte and of the Harwood family of New England and Atlanta. Includes correspondence, records of household expenses and investments, genealogical information, photographs, and blueprints of the family home in Charlotte, which was designed by Charles Christian Hook and Willard G. Rogers. Also contains extensive files, diaries, scrapbooks, and photograph albums of Susie Harwood Van Landingham (1867-1940) documenting her European...
Dates: 1860 - 1986; 1900 - 1960

Connie J. Vetter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0501
Abstract

Connie J. Vetter opened her law office in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1994. Her practice focuses primarily on the needs of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender individuals and couples. In addition to practicing law, Vetter is a mediator. Collection includes North Carolina State Bar Acceptance, Correspondence on the opening of the Southern Center for Law and Justice, and information about LGBTQ legal concerns, programs from performance.

Dates: 1994-2014

Richard Vinroot papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0259
Abstract Papers documenting the two mayoral terms (1991-95) of Richard Vinroot as the mayor of Charlotte, N.C. The papers highlight the city council, the chamber of commerce, community development, consolidation of city and county government and services, crime (including drug enforcement and the police department), cultural relations (especially Charlotte's interaction with its "sister cities"), education, housing, municipal services (including compensation of city employees, reorganization of...
Dates: 1990 - 1995

Virginia Dare Book Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0202
Abstract

Archives of Charlotte's second oldest book club (founded 1893), including yearbooks, newspaper clippings, and invitations.

Dates: 1894 - 2019

Waddell Construction Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0418
Abstract

This is a collection of architectural drawings and specifications produced between 1936 and 1978 and used by the Waddell Construction Company, of Charlotte, NC to build and renovate homes, schools, businesses and churches in Charlotte, Greenville, York County, Gaston County, NC.

Dates: 1936 - 1978; 1942 - 1962

Margaret Wadsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0279
Abstract

Papers of a Charlotte widow who wrote, under the byline of "The Carolina Housewife," for The Charlotte Observer during the 1930s and 1940s. Includes typescripts of her columns, recipes, and letters from readers asking for advice and recommending recipes.

Dates: 1930 - 1949

William Waggoner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0221
Abstract William Waggoner is a Charlotte attorney and the collection relates to his defense of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Board of Education in Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of busing as a means to achieve racial integration of public schools. Consists primarily of legal documentation of proceedings and briefs prepared by defendants and plaintiffs for presentation to the U.S. District Court for Western North Carolina,...
Dates: 1968-1971

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