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Samantha Gellar "Life Versus the Paperback Romance" papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.074.03.02]
Identifier: MS0476
Abstract

Samantha Gellar was a sixteen-year-old high school student at Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte, North Carolina, when she wrote "Life Versus the Paperback Romance." The play, which dealt with lesbian romance, received a playwright's award from the Charlotte Young Playwright's Festival. Materials relate to the controversial production of Samantha Gellar's 1998 play "Life Versus the Paperback Romance."

Dates: 1998 - 2000

General Textile Mill Strike papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0428
Abstract

Contains two items: a handbill entitled "Military Warning" dated September 6, 1934, issued by Stephen B. Dolley (as major of the 120th infantry regiment); and a letter, dated September 12, 1934, written by George Rembert (as first sergeant of the 105th regiment of engineers), stationed at Kings Mountain, North Carolina, to Mrs. F. R. Summers, concerning the strike.

Dates: 1934

Nicholas Biddle Gibbon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0078
Abstract

Thirty-page typescript transcription of the Civil War memoirs of Nicholas Biddle Gibbon, written between 1861 and 1866, and describing his service in North Carolina and Virginia as a drill master and commissary in the 1st and 28th North Carolina Regiments. Also includes genealogical information about Gibbon's family and that of his wife, Harriet Cornelia Alexander, a descendant of Hezekiah Alexander. All materials are reproductions.

Dates: 1799 - 2000

Harry Golden papers - pt. 2

 Collection
Identifier: MS0020.2
Abstract

Part two of papers of a journalist, best selling author, and civil libertarian. Consists chiefly of material generated as editor (1944-68) of the Charlotte-based Carolina Israelite but also documenting his involvement in the Democratic Party, the civil rights movement, and Jewish issues. Includes extensive correspondence files, manuscripts and research materials for books and articles, speeches, financial records, publications, and photographs.

Dates: 1944 - 1987; 1950 - 1981

Harry Golden theatre program collection

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.200.05.04]
Identifier: MS0345
Abstract

Programs for religious, theatrical and musical performances in New York City and Charlotte, NC, collected by journalist and civil rights activist Harry Golden.

Dates: 1923 - 1975

Gossett Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0272
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily consists of papers of a prominent Charlotte family, mostly consisting of photographs and records regarding the commemoration of a bust donated to the U.S. Naval Academy museum in honor of Admiral Halsey.

Dates: 1890 - 1948

Joseph Free Grady papers

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 516
Identifier: MS0516
Abstract

Contains 14 receipts for building materials and 1 insurance policy.

Dates: 1889-1899

Frank Porter Graham audio recordings

 Collection
Identifier: MS0050
Abstract Recordings of radio broadcasts and advertisements made during Graham's 1950 campaign for the U.S. Senate seat from North Carolina. Includes an interview and statements on his platform, political philosophy, and agricultural program. Also includes a typescript copy of his statement regarding a court test of the North Carolina Speaker Ban Law. Added 10/25/2012 (MBP): WBT AM/FM - Unrehersed open forum Graham vs. Smith. Jack Knell, moderator; David McConnell for Graham; Richard E. Thigpen for...
Dates: 1950 - 1966; 1950

Dorothy Graves papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0170
Abstract

Papers of one of the first female landscape architects in North Carolina. Consists primarily of specifications, blueprints, and photographs of landscaping projects in Washington, D.C. (1933-37). Also includes designs she completed while a student at Cornell University (1926) and two projects by her husband, S. Porter Graves, an associate of Walter W. Hook.

Dates: 1926 - 1965; 1926 - 1937

Joseph W. Grier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0017
Abstract

Papers relating to the attempt to integrate city owned Bonnie Brae Golf Course (1951) and to Richardson Preyer's unsuccessful North Carolina gubernatorial campaign (1964).

Dates: 1951 - 1975; 1964

Gus's Original Forty Niner Restaurant (Charlotte, N.C.) memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MS0230
Abstract

Memorabilia relating to Gus's Original Forty Niner restaurant, located near UNC Charlotte at 10008 University City Boulevard. Includes a matchbook, tour guide pamphlet describing furnishings and art work in the restaurant, a photograph of the owner, Steve Kokenes, with UNC Charlotte chancellor Dean W. Colvard and UNC Charlotte founder Bonnie E. Cone, and an auction announcement and partially priced sales list.

Dates: 1971, 1995-1996

Leon K. Gutmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0297
Abstract

Papers generated by Leon K. Gutmann, an art expert and dealer in Charlotte, NC in the twentieth century.

Dates: 1926-2000

Galen Hahn papers concerning the Sterling Community

 Collection
Identifier: MS0622
Abstract

Papers documenting Rev. Galen Hahn's work as a community organizer in the Sterling community in southern Mecklenburg county in 1969. Includes meeting minutestues, correspondence, journal entries, unpublished manuscripts and photographs. There is also a cassette and audio CD from Walter and Lillie Dial made for the 30th anniversary of Rev. Hahn and his wife.

Dates: 1969, 1985, 2000, 2018; 1985; 2000; 2018

Tom Hanchett papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0600
Abstract

Contains a binder and a digital copy of Hanchett's report "History of Charlotte's Independence Park." Also includes archived pages of Hanchett's website, historysouth.org.

Dates: 2019

P. H. Hanes Knitting Company newspaper advertisement

 Collection — Oversize Box: OF14 [F09.002.07.002], Folder: 3
Identifier: MS0487
Abstract

Contains a full page advertisement for the P.H. Hanes Knitting Company that was published in the Charlotte Observer on November 2, 1919.

Dates: 1919 November 2

Eunice F. Hargett papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0160
Abstract

Items relating to UNC Charlotte course project by Eunice F. Hargett for History of African-American Women, taught by Professor Wanda Hendricks during spring semester, 1992. Includes Hargett's paper, "From Fertile Ground: Growing Up Black, Poor and Female in the Rural South," and three supporting interviews (cassettes only) of relatives of Hargett from eastern North Carolina.

Dates: 1992

Kenneth R. Harris Mayoral papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0089
Abstract

Official papers as mayor of Charlotte (1977-79). Includes subject files and correspondence relating to the administration of city government, with an emphasis on community development and the debate over a thoroughfare in southeast Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. [NOTE: Some material related to Harris's predecessor, John M. Belk, can be found in this collection; in addition, some of Harris's files may be found in the papers of his successor, Eddie Knox.].

Dates: 1952 - 1979

Hawkins Kibler (Marsh) Associates architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: MS0275
Abstract

Consists primarily of architectural drawings the firm has completed of buildings throughout the Charlotte area. Also includes a book prospectus honoring Tebee Hawkins, renderings and slides.

Dates: 1920 - 1972

Reginald A. Hawkins papers

 Collection
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

Andrew P. Haywood papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0364
Abstract

Papers of Andrew P. “Sam” Haywood, while the principal of West Charlotte High School documenting his advocacy of the open school philosophy in the 1974-75 academic year.

Dates: 1974 - 1975

Parks Helms papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0406
Abstract

Papers documenting Helms' service on the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, the North Carolina General Assembly, Arts and Science Council, Charlotte Center City Partners, Drug and Alcohol Fighting Back Commission and the North Carolina Bar Association. Includes correspondence, meeting minutes, budget information and speech material. Also includes a series of subject files related to Mecklenburg County government.

Dates: 1980 - 2005

Hemphill Associates records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0411
Abstract

Technical drawings and papers concerning architecture. Includes drawings from Sumner & Hemphill, James C. Hemphill, Jr., and Hemphill Associates.

Dates: 1960 - 1990

Willis Irwin Henderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0430
Abstract

The collection contains a wide variety of materials, including a bill-of-sale for an enslaved person, letters, land conveyancing papers for land for the Andrew Jackson historic site, DAR papers for the Mecklenburg Chapter, and obituaries for Henderson family members (Willis Irwin Henderson and Perrin Quarles Henderson).

Dates: 1812 - 2007

Sue Henry papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0478
Abstract

Sue Henry is a gay rights pioneer in Charlotte, North Carolina. The papers consist of materials created and collected by Sue Henry as proprietor of the Rising Moon Books & Beyond bookstore, Charlotte mayoral candidate, and member of a range of social and political organizations.

Dates: 1992 - 2002

Kathlee Cox Hicks papers

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 173
Identifier: MS0173
Abstract

Contains material documenting the work of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Kindergarten Association and the Mecklenburg Early Childhood Education Committee. Chiefly includes correspondence and minutes.

Dates: 1959 - 1970; 1960 - 1964

Charles C. Hight papers

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 347
Identifier: MS0347
Abstract

Papers concerning the design competition that the Town of Mint Hill, NC used to select an architect and design for a new town hall.

Dates: 1981 - 1987

Don S. and Margaret McConnell Holt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0114
Abstract

Papers of the first non-family member to head Cannon Mills. Includes annual reports (1971-74), correspondence, speeches, an unpublished company history, clippings, an anti-union film (1974), copies of the firm's newspaper (1971-74), and a scrapbook (1929) documenting Holt's football career at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Dates: 1926 - 1987

Home Federal Savings and Loan Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0255
Abstract

Minute books and financial records of one of Charlotte's oldest businesses, founded in 1883 by Samuel Wittkowsky as the Mechanics Perpetual Building and Loan Association. Acquired by First Charter Corporation in 1998.

Dates: 1883 - 1950

Avery Hood papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0399
Abstract

Avery Hood was the first professionally trained and licensed social worker in Charlotte, and her career spanned from the 1960s through the 1970s. This collection focuses mainly on her and her career in social work.

Dates: circa 1950-1990

Hopewell Presbyterian Church (Huntersville, N.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0248
Abstract Records of one of the oldest Presbyterian churches in Mecklenburg County, including minutes of the Session (1843-1959); records of the treasurer (1817-73, 1940-56); minutes of the Board of Deacons (1954-58); and minutes and accounts of the Ladies Missionary Society (1876-1917), Girls Aid Society (1880-90), Sunday School secretary (1905-39), Women's Auxiliary (1922-46), Ella Houston and Lynn Moore Circles (1929-34), Bible Class (1938-39), and Women of the Church (1955-69). Also includes the...
Dates: 1817 - 1970

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