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WBT/WBTV Corporate records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0324
Abstract

This collection contains the records of WBT radio, WBTV television, and the Jefferson-Pilot Communication Company of Charlotte, North Carolina from the 1920s to approximately the year 2009. There are also records from the Columbia Broadcasting System and a variety of syndicated television shows.

Dates: 1920-2009

Robert M. Wearn diploma

 Collection — Oversize Box: OF13 [F09.002.07.01], Folder: 3
Identifier: MS0401
Abstract

A diploma issued by the Charlotte [NC] High School to Robert M. Wearn on June 14, 1918.

Dates: 1918-06-14

John Weil papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0408
Abstract

The collection consists of the papers of John (Jack) Weil, circa 1960-2009. This includes journals, appointment books, papers from Christ Episcopal Church (in Charlotte, NC), Weil family genealogical notes, records from Systems Associates, Inc. and a rare IBM corporate songbook.

Dates: 1960 - 2009; 1980 - 2009

Charles Robert Whaley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0288
Abstract

The collection contains a small assortment of materials: two advertising posters (one for an auto race, and another for a country music concert), and eleven postcards of Charlotte in the early twentieth century.

Dates: undated

A. Grant Whitney papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0243
Abstract Papers of a Charlotte civic leader, particularly documenting the founding and operation of Festival in the Park (1963-96). Contains material on the visits of presidents Eisenhower (1954) and Ford (1975); respective bicentennials of the City of Charlotte (1968), the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (1975), and the United States (1976); Billy Graham appreciation programs (1968, 1978); Carolina Carrousel Parade; the Shrine Bowl football game; and LeGette Blythe's drama, Voice in the...
Dates: 1940 - 1996

Whitsett family records

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 322
Identifier: MS0322
Abstract

The collection contains primarily property deeds for plots of land in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, dating from 1860 to 1947. The collection also includes some promissory notes.

Dates: 1860-1947

Kenneth Wilson Whitsett Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0270
Abstract

Papers of Kenneth Wilson Whitsett and family - Whitsett was a Charlotte historian, artist, and co-founder of Pictorial Engraving Co. In 1934 Kenneth and two of his brothers, Lemuel and Theron, established the Pictorial Engraving Company. He painted murals for the Charlotte City Club and the Orange County Historical Museum in Hillsborough. He was one of the original members of the board of directors for the Mint Museum of Art (1934-1938).

Dates: 1824 - 1975

Beaumert Whitton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0117
Abstract Personal, family, and business papers of a long-time Charlotte resident and construction company executive. Includes his diaries as a high school student (late 1920s); family correspondence and photographs; some records of the Southeastern Construction Company, the family firm, including photographs of projects in Cuba (circa 1917) and in North Carolina and South Carolina (1920s-1960s); records of other businesses the family owned; and files concerning his civic activities, including...
Dates: 1908 - 1984

Dink Widenhouse papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0375
Abstract

Materials concerning the career of NASCAR driver David Franklin "Dink" Widenhouse.

Dates: 1950 - 1960

Wilkes family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0038
Abstract Papers of a family that settled in Charlotte in the 1850s. Contains extensive records involving the purchase and operations of gold mines, mills, and other businesses owned by the family and by their Renwick and Smedberg relations in North Carolina and South Carolina beginning in the 1820s. Also contains papers of Admiral Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) pertaining to the U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838-42, correspondence relating to his purchase of the High Shoals Iron Works in Gaston County,...
Dates: 1818 - 1947

Ethel Trotter Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0258
Abstract

Papers of Williams as a teenager, college student, wife, and mother in Charlotte in the first half of the 20th century. Includes her diaries (1910-1916) and letters (1917-1938) to her from her husband, John F. Williams.

Dates: 1910 - 1950

Robert Franklin Williams FBI files

 Collection
Identifier: MS0329
Abstract

Declassified documents copied from Federal Bureau of Investigation records regarding Robert Franklin Williams, a civil rights leader and black revolutionary from Monroe, North Carolina. All records in the collection were acquired through the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act (United States Code, Section 552).

Dates: 2000

Julia Willis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0427
Abstract

The collection consists of the writings of Julia Willis, of Charlotte, North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts from the late 1960s to the late 1990s. Willis writes short stories, articles, short plays, books, contributions to various anthologies and poetry. The subject matter of her writing is almost exclusively dedicated to lesbian issues and politics. Most of her plays have been produced and some of her writings have earned awards.

Dates: 1972 - 2002

Leslie Winner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0201
Abstract Papers of a Charlotte attorney relating to her successful representation of the plantiff in Gingles v. Edmisten, in which the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the state of North Carolina illegally weakened the voting power of African-Americans in state house elections in Mecklenburg and five other legislative districts. Includes pleadings, briefs, transcripts of court proceedings, depositions and affidavits of witnesses, exhibits, research material and notes, maps, correspondence,...
Dates: 1963 - 1993; 1981 - 1986

Loy H. Witherspoon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0212
Abstract

Primarily non-university related correspondence files (1983-94) of Loy H. Witherspoon, former professor of Religious Studies at UNC Charlotte.

Dates: 1983-1994

Women Executives records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0396
Abstract

The records of the Women Executives, a Charlotte, NC organization, span from 1977 to 2008. The bulk of the records include the organization's charter and bylaws, minutes of meetings, newsletters, membership information, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1977 - 2013

"Women's Literature From A Regional Perspective" records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0043
Abstract Material from a two-semester class taught in 1977-78 by Dr. Ann C. Carver of the UNC Charlotte English Department and funded through a grant from the Modern Languages Association. Contains reports, class planning materials and course evaluations, and student cultural autobiographies, research projects, and related course work materials. Includes studies of Gertrude Weil, Cherokee women, Nell Battle Lewis, Anna Burgwyn, evangelists the Reverend Preilo and Queen Estelle Thompson, Eunice Pace...
Dates: 1977 - 1978

Harvey L. Woodruff papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0564
Abstract

Contains articles, correspondence and performance programs from Woodruff's career as choral director for UNC Greensboro and UNC Charlotte. Also contains audio recordings of choir performances from 1959-1967.

Dates: 1950 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1959

Louise Woods papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0369
Abstract

Contains a wide assortment of papers, reports and records accumulated by Louise Woods, while serving as the representative from the fourth district on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, in Charlotte, North Carolina, from 1995-2005.

Dates: 1967-2006

World War I and II Ephemera collection

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 539
Identifier: MS0539
Abstract

Ration books and coupons from World War II, as well as a roster poster from Camp Greene, a military training facility located in Charlotte during World War I.

Dates: 1917; 1945

Martha Dorn Worrell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0183
Abstract

Papers relating to Worrell's role as advisor to the Charlotte Junior Music Club and the Epsilon Chapter of Pi Mu. Includes correspondence, programs, and photographs

Dates: 1949 - 1968

Writing Our Own History essays

 Collection
Identifier: MS0185
Abstract

Original handwritten and typed copies of essays written by Charlotte senior citizens in courses sponsored by the Shepherd's Center and Central Piedmont Community College and taught by Margaret Bigger in 1992-94. These are personal accounts of growing up during the Prohibition era and the Depression and of life during World War II.

Dates: 1992 - 1994

WTVI PBS Charlotte videocassettes

 Collection
Identifier: MS0512
Abstract

VHS tapes of television interviews with Mecklenburg County Commission chairpersons produced by Charlotte, NC area public tv station, WTVI42 in the 1990s. The series of interviews aired titled, "Mr. and Madam Chairman." Interviews are accompanied by biographical material and a rough transcript. Also includes two hour-long broadcasts from the "Charlotte and the New South" series ("A Region at Work" and "Growing a Region.")

Dates: 1990s

YMCA of Greater Charlotte records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0593
Abstract

Papers documenting the history of the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. Includes newspaper scrapbooks, Board meeting minutes, written histories, building campaigns, photographs and financial ledgers.

Dates: 1878-2011

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