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Banks family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0164
Abstract Papers of several generations of a family active in the Presbyterian Church. Includes a transcription of a letter (1838) from Samuel Banks, possibly the first of the family in America, to his son, the Rev. Alexander Robinson Banks; class notes (1861-62) of the Rev. Henry Howard Banks (1839-78) as a student of James Henley Thornwell at Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Columbia, S.C.; scrapbook (1898) of clippings on religious topics kept by Howard A. Banks (d. 1932); correspondence of...
Dates: 1838 - 1965; 1932 - 1949

Roy E. Hoke papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0156
Abstract Personal, family, and professional papers of one of Charlotte's first psychologists, who established the Psychological Service Center in 1946. Includes correspondence, financial and legal records, speeches, notes, copies of his newspaper columns and other writings, transcriptions of radio broadcasts, and photographs. Also contains unpublished stories for children written by his wife, Erma Ramsburg Hoke, and material about the family home at 1717 Cleveland Avenue, a local historic landmark...
Dates: 1848, 1904-1992; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1991

Bleeka Ritch Kerr papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0325
Abstract

Letters from soldiers to Bleeka Ritch during World War I and letters to Helen Johnston from soldiers during World War II. Includes financial accounts, deeds, and a piece of canvas from a WW I German airplane.

Dates: 1878 - 1952

Clarence O. Kuester, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0134
Abstract

550 items, primarily letters written to his family in Charlotte by Clarence O. Kuester, Jr., a member of the US Army 38th Evacuation Hospital Unit while stationed in North Africa and Italy.

Dates: 1891, 1941-1955, 1982-1993; 1942 - 1944

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

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