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J. Alex McMillan papers

Identifier: MS0263

Papers relating to McMillan's services as a member of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners (1972-74) and as the principal organizer and president of the Spirit Square Development Group (1975-82). Includes correspondence, campaign material, reports, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1952, 1972-1982

Bryant McMurray photographs and personal papers

Identifier: MS0462

Papers and photographs relating to McMurray's 50+ year career in motorsports. Includes press kits, photographs, magazines, office files, press credentials and hard cards. Also contains material related to McMurray's management of the Travelin' Havoline Fishing Show and his work as the North American General Manager of the Thunderdome Speedway in Melbourne, Australia.

Dates: 1968 - 2016

Frank McNinch papers

Identifier: MS0426

Frank McNinch was the mayor of Charlotte, NC from 1912 to 1917 and later was appointed to serve on the Federal Power Commission in 1930, becoming its Chairman in 1933. In 1937, President Roosevelt appointed McNinch to be the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. The collection contains mostly the papers he generated while working for these two federal commissions.

Dates: 1925 - 1951; 1930 - 1951

Julia McNinch family papers

Identifier: MS0569

Collection primarily made of correspondence addressed to Julia McNinch Slear and a smaller amount addressed to some of her family and friends.

Dates: 1890 - 1935

Timothy D. Mead papers

Identifier: MS0181

Papers of a UNC Charlotte political science professor primarily documenting his membership on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission, 1984-1991. Includes rezoning petitions, plans for proposed developments, correspondence, reports, small area and district plans, and maps. Also includes papers regarding his chairmanship of the Catawba River Corridor Study Committee, 1993-1995, and his membership on the Mecklenburg County Environmental Protection Committee, 1994-1995.

Dates: 1983 - 1995

Betty L. Means collection of historical documents

Identifier: MS0033

Collection of assorted historical documents belonging to Betty Means. Includes a bill of sale for an enslaved woman in Pasquotank county, North Carolina and two letters (one from poet Edward Arlington Robinson and one from James Boyd).

Dates: 1835 - 1926

Mecklenburg and Lincoln County land records

 Collection — Oversize Box: OF13 [F09.002.07.01], Folder: 1
Identifier: MS0028

Miscellaneous records (3 oversize documents, 1 framed), pertaining to property in Mecklenburg and Lincoln counties.

Dates: 1801, 1811, 1862

Mecklenburg County Board of Education records

Identifier: MS0002

Minute books comprise the official proceedings of the Board. Includes discussions of finanical and legal matters, employment of teachers, progress of students, buildings and programs at each school, and reports of the superintendent. The account books are for the period November 1928 through June 1931.

Dates: 1885 - 1960

Mecklenburg County Extension Homemakers Association, Inc. records

Identifier: MS0400

This collection contains the records of the North Carolina Extension Homemakers Association, of Charlotte, North Carolina from 1925 to 2008.

Dates: 1925 - 2008; 1960 - 2008

Mecklenburg County Health Department records

Identifier: MS0224

The Mecklenburg County Health Department works to promote and protect the public's health. The collection includes annual reports, minutes, and photographs of department staff and clientele.

Dates: 1915 - 1984

Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence collection

Identifier: MS0321
Abstract The collection consists of materials associated with the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Included are souvenir facsimiles of the Mecklenburg County Declaration of Independence; reproductions of pen and ink drawings of Mecklenburg County landmarks; reproductions of articles and book reviews pertaining to the declaration in the Mecklenburg gazette, Harper's monthly, and other publications; a special Mecklenburg Independence Day edition of the Charlotte observer issued in 1975; and...
Dates: 1775 - 1975

Mecklenburg Historical Association records

Identifier: MS0158

Records of Mecklenburg County’s oldest and largest historical organization from its establishment in 1954. Includes minutes, programs, financial records, and information on historic preservation projects sponsored by the association. Also includes photographs of the 1948 production of LeGette Blythe's outdoor drama, Shout Freedom!, material about the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence and its observance, and general information on local history.

Dates: 1898 - 2009; 1954 - 1999

Mecklenburg Iron Works drawings

Identifier: MS0190

Blueprints of projects constructed by a Charlotte firm, which was established in 1856 by John Wilkes and sold to Carolina Steel Corporation in the 1960s. Includes drawings for residences and commercial buildings, primarily in the Charlotte area.

Dates: 1945 - 1968; 1948 - 1968

Mecklenburg Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Political Action Committee (MeckPAC) records

Identifier: MS0532

Papers related to the operation of MeckPac from its founding in 1998 to 2010. Contains Voter Guides, Correspondence, Meeting Agendas, News Clippings and Photos.

Dates: 1998-2010

Mellon & Shelton (Charlotte, N.C.) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS0195

Early records of a leading Charlotte men's clothing store that operated at The Square for more than 85 years (1895-ca. 1982/83). Includes 2 ledger books, the first of which (1895-97) seems to include exclusively customer accounts and the second of which (1898-1901) includes customer and supplier accounts, expenses of the business, assets, debts, etc.

Dates: 1895 - 1901

Kimberly Melton Papers

Identifier: MS0529

Kimberly Melton is from Charlotte with a long history of working with the LGBTQ community. The collection primarily documents lesbian activism in Charlotte, NC and includes: WOW newsletters, materials from National Lesbian Conference, Lambda Connections, and more.

Dates: 1988-1995, 2008

H. L. Mencken essay and review typescript drafts

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 306
Identifier: MS0306

Typescript drafts of five essays and one book review, dated January-March 1939, by H. L. Mencken. All bear extensive corrections in Mencken's own hand in pencil or pen.

Dates: 1939

Ralfe Mesrobian architectural records

Identifier: MS0470

Contains material documenting Mesrobian's architectural firm in Charlotte, North Carolina from the 1950s to the early 2000s. Includes blueprints, receipts, project files, correspondence, renderings and daily expense booklets.

Dates: circa 1950-2004

Metrolina Library Association records

Identifier: MS0238
Abstract Records of the Metrolina Library Association, an association open to anyone affiliated with or interested in libraries in the twelve-county "Metrolina" area that includes Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly, and Union counties in North Carolina and York and Lancaster counties in South Carolina. Contains official records of the association, which merged with the Mecklenburg Library Association in 1986 and retained the name of the former. Includes...
Dates: 1961 - 2012

Michael Gallis and Associates Records

Identifier: MS0552

Papers documenting the work of Michael Gallis and Associates in regional and urban planning. Includes planning proposals, reports, analyses, schematics, newspaper articles and magazines. Also contains some of Gallis' personal writings and biographical material.

Dates: 1968 - 2013

Roslyn A. Mickelson papers

Identifier: MS0378

This manuscript collection was accumulated by Dr. A. Roslyn Mickelson, a professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, in her role as an expert witness in litigation between the Charlotte Mecklenburg School system and the parents of Cristina Capacchione. Other papers include those concerning IBM Education Village and Mickelson's research in school-to-work transition.

Dates: 1959 - 2005

Mildred English letters

Identifier: MS0625

Letters written to Mildred English from 1939-1946, with a couple of postcards from the 1990s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1939 - 1946

C. M. Mills papers

Identifier: MS0419
Abstract Contains a small amount of material that primarily consists of correspondence from Clarence Marion Mills (C.M. Mills), in his role as an elder in the Primitive Baptist Church of Charlotte, NC. He corresponded with several elders in churches elsewhere, in order to build and maintain a support network among the congregations and associations within this denomination. Other papers concern real estate transactions, Mills’ Auto Service, Inc., and printed matter concerning gas rationing during...
Dates: 1936 - 1962

Raymond M. Mitchell papers

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 280
Identifier: MS0280

Papers related to Mitchell's service in the U.S. Air Force Reserve with the 323rd Troop Carrier Squadron (Reserve) at Morris Field, Charlotte, North Carolina, and with the 302nd Troop Carrier Wing (Reserve) at Marietta Army Air Field, Marietta, Georgia, from 1947 to 1949. Includes special orders, bulletins, correspondence, memoranda, meeting notices, and telegrams.

Dates: 1947 - 1949

Edgar Dorsett Moore account books

Identifier: MS0215

Ledger books listing the accounts of dentist Edgar Dorsett Moore.

Dates: 1935 - 1938

Moore Family papers

Identifier: MS0281

The Moore family (Lynford Lardner Moore, his wife, Mary Torrance Moore, his son, Wilson Wallace Moore, and daughter, Eliza Gaston Moore, and other relatives, including Nicholas G. Moore and John Wallace Moore) were Christian missionaries in China and Japan in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Their papers document their careers in East Asia.

Dates: 1877 - 1925

John L. Morehead papers concerning land transactions

Identifier: MS0090
Abstract Deeds, surveyors' statements, and other records collected for a title search in the 1850s relating to property in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties in the vicinity of Rocky River, Mallard, Buffalo, and Coddle Creeks, probably including the land at the intersection of U.S. Highway 29 and Morehead Road, site of the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Much of this land was originally acquired by Robert Washington Smith between 1790 and 1830. Also includes a document (1881) concerning the estate of John...
Dates: 1765 - 1881; 1850 - 1859

Bill of Complaint of Alexander Morrison against the Trustees of the University of North Carolina and their agent Adlai Osborn the Elder.

 Collection — Oversize Box: OF14 [F09.002.07.002], Folder: 9
Identifier: MS0527

Contains a bill of complaint filed by Alexander Morrison (1764-1806) against Adlai Osborn in his capacity as a representative of the trustees of the University of North Carolina.

Dates: March 1804

Cameron Morrison papers

Identifier: MS0291

Cameron Morrison was governor of North Carolina from 1921 to 1925. The collection primarily consists of correspondence and speeches.

Dates: 1906 - 1935

William Pat Morrison papers concerning the Neil Morrison family

Identifier: MS0605

Contains Pat Morrison's research on the Neil Morrison (1728-1784) family of Mecklenburg county, North Carolina. Includes research correspondence, deeds, wills, Mecklenburg county court minutes and estate inventories. Also includes a typescript book entitled "Some Descendants of James Morrison (1697-1778) of Providence, Mecklenburg county, North Carolina" and copies of two articles in the Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society Quarterly about the Morrison family.

Dates: 2001 - 2020

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