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Thomas G. Lane papers

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 386
Identifier: MS0386

This collection is a small, single-file collection of materials accumulated by Thomas G. Lane, of Charlotte, NC. Most of the materials concern local history, such as the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence and the Museum of the New South. This collection’s only photograph is a circuit photo of the Charlotte Police Department, dated 1949, that shows the entire police force.

Dates: 1929 - 1996; 1949 - 1996

George Terry Lathrop papers

Identifier: MS0342

The George Terry Lathrop papers concern his career in city planning, land use and especially traffic planning. The papers span from 1960 to 2002, though the bulk of the collection spans from about 1974 to 1998.

Dates: 1960 - 2002

Edwin P. Latimer papers

Identifier: MS0226

Contains material documenting Edwin Latimer's work on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Energy Conservation Task Force. Includes correspondence, minutes, news clippings and reports.

Dates: 1973-1974

Latta Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.003.07.02]
Identifier: MS0235
Abstract Letters written to James Latta, his wife Jane, and their daughter Nancy. Writers are Robert Latta (James's son from his first marriage to Elizabeth Houston in Ireland), William A. Latta (Robert's second son from his first marriage to Jane Allison), and Eliza Dilworth Latta (Robert's second wife), who are writing from their home in Yorkville, S.C., to Robert’s parents and sister at their Mecklenburg County home. Also includes one letter by a non-family member who is writing to James from...
Dates: 1824 - 1830

Law Enforcement and Administration Program annual reports

Identifier: UA0242
Scope and Contents

The Law Enforcement and Administration Program records consists solely of annual reports (1973-1978) from the program, which was a predecessor of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology.

Dates: 1973-1978

Louise A. Lawing papers

Identifier: MS0122

Correspondence, minutes, and other items relating primarily to the D. H. Hill School Parent-Teacher Association. Also includes material from the Charlotte Council of Parent Teacher Associations and the North Carolina Congress of Parents and Teachers and the charter membership roll of the Hornet's Nest Post of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Dates: 1926 - 1946

Linda Lawyer papers

Identifier: MS0477

Contains printed copies of Lawyer's monthly column in Q Notes entitled "The Soft Spot" from 1988-1992. Also includes 2 can huggers with the Queen City Friends logo and 4 One Voice Chorus Christmas-themed shot glasses.

Dates: 1988 - 1992

Leaksville Woolen Mills Homestead Plant records

Identifier: MS0175
Abstract Material relating to the history of a West Charlotte mill. Includes photocopies of a promotional piece (1900) and a notebook (1919-20) involving construction of mill #2, an historical essay by former executive vice president James P. Wilson, photographs, interviews with former employees, and a letter (1988) by Major League Baseball player Whitey "Pickle" Lockman describing his youth at Leaksville. Lockman played for the New York Giants. Also includes the last blanket finished at Leaskville,...
Dates: 1900 - 1988

Leary Love family papers

Identifier: MS0339
Abstract The Leary Love Collection includes primarily the papers of George Leary Love and his mother, Rose Leary Love. Rose Love was an elementary school teacher in the Charlotte, NC public school system for nearly forty years. She also wrote poetry, music, and short stories for children. George Leary Love had a notable career as a photographer and an interest in environmental issues. In the early 1960s, he was involved with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee as a field photographer. ...
Dates: circa 1875-1996

Arthur Carl Lee Photograph Collection

Identifier: MS0096

Photographs of various hydroelectric power plants built for Duke Power Company under Lee's direction during the 1920s. Also includes photographs of construction at Duke University.

Dates: 1920 - 1934; 1920 - 1929

William S. Lee III speech

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 380
Identifier: MS0380

Keynote address of William S. Lee (President and Chief Operating Officer of the Duke Power Company) at the 1979 Joint Power Generation Conference, in Charlotte, N.C., on October 8, 1979.

Dates: 1979

William States Lee appointment book

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 407
Identifier: MS0407

The collection consists of one item: an appointment book used by William States Lee, Senior in 1922, and concerns his work as an engineer in hydro-electrical utilities.

Dates: 1921

Levine Museum of the New South oral history projects

Identifier: OH-MU
Scope and Contents The Levine Museum of the New South collection is divided into thirteen series that cover a variety of historical topics related to the Charlotte region during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Museum staff, student interns and consultants conducted the interviews between 1990 and the early 2000s. Many of the series were created as an accompaniment to museum programming during this time, while others reflect a desire to document a disappearing local history. Subjects explored in...
Dates: 1964 - 2002

Jimmie Lewallen photograph

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 374
Identifier: MS0374

A single black-and-white photograph of Jimmie Lewallen with his stock car, ca. 1955.

Dates: 1955

LGBT Community Center of Charlotte records

Identifier: MS0498

The LGBT Community Center of Charlotte was established in 2001 to promote diversity, acceptance, and visibility of the LGBT community through original and collaborative programing and events. The collection includes minutes and agendas, invoices and budget information, a 501(c)(3) application, event booklets and pictures.

Dates: 1994 - 2013

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Records

Identifier: UA0072

Records of the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Collection includes the records of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and of the Arts and Sciences Faculty Council.

Dates: 1979 - 2005

Liddell family papers

Identifier: MS0130

Papers relating to the family of Walter J. F. and Anna Brubaker Liddell, who moved to Charlotte from Wisconsin in 1875. Includes photographs, postcards depicting scenes in Charlotte and both Carolinas in the early 20th century, and photocopies of letters (1854-64) between members of the related Little and Myers families. Contains no records of the Liddell Machine Co. and other family businesses.

Dates: 1854 - 1969; 1854 - 1889

Stewart Lillard papers

Identifier: MS0177
Abstract Primarily papers relating to his research on Ralph Ellison. Includes correspondence with Ellison and others, notes, articles, and information on Ellison's South Carolina ancestors. Also includes material from Lillard's 1989 Charlotte city council campaign and political campaign materials from the Charlotte area. There is a small collection of assorted bumper stickers included and material from the Community Connections program that hosted visitors from Russia and the former Soviet Union to...
Dates: 1849 - 2000; 1967 - 1989

James Lineberger papers

Identifier: MS0099

Primarily drafts and revisions of screenplays of North Carolina writer James Lineberger. Also includes poetry, lyric sheets for a musical, and manuscripts for a stage play and a novel.

Dates: 1964 - 1998; 1977 - 1998

Amon Liner collection

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 142
Identifier: MS0142

Material relating to this poet and native Charlottean and his appearance on "New Voices," a program on WUNC-FM radio about seven young North Carolina writers.

Dates: 1978

Darryl Logsdon collection of Charlotte LGBTQ publications

Identifier: MS0461
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of LGBTQ publications produced in Charlotte, North Carolina. The bulk of the material comprises newsletters. First Tuesday (1989-1992), represents the largest and most comprehensive run in the collection (18 issues). Additional titles include: North Carolina lesbian and gay pride (1993-1994), and Out Charlotte (1995).

Dates: 1989 - 1995

Lynnsy Logue papers

Identifier: MS0499

Contains periodicals, real estate files, correspondence and Logue's personal writings. Also includes Condo Can Do podcast transcriptions and material related to Sonic Man, a well-known children's television character created in Charlotte by Logue in the 1970s.

Dates: 1994-1997; 1994 - 1997

James "Jim" Long papers

Identifier: MS0551

Jim Long III was born in Gastonia, NC and lived in Los Angeles, CA until 2000. He was the first openly Gay city councilman from Bessemer City, NC. The collection documents Long's personal life and political career, as well as his involvement in the LGBTQ community in Los Angeles.

Dates: 1955 - 2014

Rev. Jeff Lowrance papers

Identifier: MS0390

Contains the papers of Reverend Jeff Lowrance (1951-2007), a Presbyterian minister, who served six different congregations from 1975 to 2007. During his thirty-two year career he wrote over 1200 sermons, which make up the majority of this collection. In addition, this collection also includes notes on a variety of subject matter related to Christian and ministerial matters. Rev. Lowrance died of colon cancer on May 30, 2007.

Dates: 1975 - 2007

Jo Mahaffey papers concerning the American New Left

Identifier: MS0068

Pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, and other printed items published by various radical groups based largely in the Midwest, especially Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Material addresses such issues as the Vietnam War; United States political involvement in Latin America and other regions; civil rights, racism, and black power; socialism and communism and their relevance to the United States; economics and labor; and women's liberation.

Dates: 1960 - 1975; 1968 - 1975

Wesley Mancini papers

Identifier: MS0481

The Wesley Mancini papers document the work of the Wesley Mancini Foundation as well as Mancini's textile design company, Wesley Mancini Ltd. Includes correspondence, grants and minutes from the foundation as well as numerous magazines and publications that feature articles about Mancini's textile firm and advocacy work.

Dates: circa 1977-2014

Marilyn Twitty Brown family papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.101.01.06]
Identifier: MS0573

Contains material primarily related to the Swank Social Club, Bennett College and Second Ward High School. Includes photograhs, news clippings and diplomas.

Dates: circa 1930s - 1990s

Esten B. Mason photographs of Charlotte

Identifier: MS0179

Photographs of scenes of the Myers Park neighborhood and downtown Charlotte used in Legacy: The Myers Park Story (1986) by Mary Norton Kratt and Thomas W. Hanchett.

Dates: 1914 - 1929

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