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Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a memorial resolution by the UNC-Chapel Hill faculty following the death of the first director (1946-47) of the Charlotte Center of the University of North Carolina, forerunner to Charlotte College and UNC Charlotte.
Contains material related to Keith Bernard's involvement in numerous Charlotte-area LGBTQ organizations. Includes newspaper articles, publications, brochures and T-Shirts.
Papers documenting Bernstein's work in the Charlotte arts community (including the Charlotte Symphony, Bechtler Museum and Blumenthal Performing Arts Center), Shalom Park and its constituent organizations and the Charlotte law community. Contains correspondence, newspaper articles, deeds, awards, lectures, journals and printed works.
Telling Our Stories: The Black Alumni oral history project documents UNC Charlotte's Black Alumni by collecting first-hand accounts of the lives of Black students over the decades. This alumni-driven project was inspired by interviews we have already gathered, notably that of James Cuthbertson, Jr., who was a member of the Black Student Union in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Collection consists of color photographs taken by Everett Blackmon. The collection is divided into two series: Photographs taken at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library and its branches and community events, and photographs of local events within the Charlotte community.
Papers and digital files documenting the Cultivating Common Ground oral history project in the Wilmore neighborhood of Charlotte. Includes news clippings, interview questions, grant applications, a documentary album and CDs related to the project, including the reception for the project at UNCC and parts of the book design. There is also a series of digital files containing applications and graphics.
The collection contains primarily the papers and photographs of I.D. and Herman Blumenthal and also records from the Radiator Specialty Company and the Blumenthal Foundation. Other papers concern Judaism, Israel, Wildacres Conference Center and Retreat, the Blumenthal Jewish Home and Fair Oaks Assisted Living Facility, during the twentieth century.
Twenty seven volumes, including job books, ledgers, cashbooks, and time book.
Contains typescripts, recordings and other material documenting Blythe's outdoor dramas. Also contains interviews between Blythe and several notable North Carolinians.
B'nai B'rith collected scrapbooks and materials from meetings over the years in order to preserve the history of the organization and its service to the Jewish community.
Biographical and genealogical material about the Boggs family and collateral lines, including the Alexander, Calhoun, Garner, Livingston, and Prince families. Also includes photographs of Charlotte (ca. 1890-ca. 1910).
Boom Boom LaTour was a Charlotte native who began performing in drag in her hometown in the 1970s. Her performances as Boom Boom LaTour won fans up and down the East Coast and she was one of the pioneers of Charlotte's drag queen scene. The collection contains material related to Boom Boom LaTour's five-decade career as a drag queen. Includes photographs, awards and memorial materials.
Papers documenting approximately 160 projects by a Charlotte architect best known for homes he designed in the Eastover and Myers Park neighborhoods. Includes architectural drawings, project files, photographs, printed material, correspondence, and trade catalogs. Also includes information on the preservation of the Charlotte Mint and material on Boyer's brother-in-law, diplomat Herschel V. Johnson. Many of the documents are photocopies.
Contains a small arrangement of papers, concerning primarily Jack Boyte’s career in architectural preservation in Charlotte, North Carolina in the late twentieth century.
The William P. Brandon Quran Collection consists of a large Qur'an (28 cm) probably dating from the 18th century, the white embroidered cloth satchel that originally housed it, and a small (13 cm) Qur'an.
Includes autograph post card (1913?) to photographer Sherril Schell, transcriptions and photocopies of letters and poems, nine portrait photographs by Schell, and letters from Brooke's executor, Edward Marsh, to Schell concerning the photographs.
Chiefly official papers of Charlotte's first four-term mayor (1961-69). Comprised of subject files, correspondence, and speeches documenting almost a decade of change, particularly in regard to desegregation, and reflecting the increasing role of the federal government in addressing urban problems. Also includes material relating to national municipal organizations and to his family and personal life.
Papers documenting the history of northern Mecklenburg county and the Lake Norman area. Includes newspaper and magazine articles as well as an essay entitled "Caldwell Family History," concerning descendants of the Lipe family.
Personal papers, correspondence and memorabilia from Anita S. Brown. Includes materials from her nearly 30 years at Eastern Air Lines.
Contains a letter from Harold Brown, editor of "By the Wayside" magazine to Iva Moyers of Bergton, Virginia dated September 14, 1931.
Josh Burford is best known for his work to preserve and make accessible the Queer history of the American South through the development of archival collections and oral histories. The bulk of the collection relates to the establishment and collecting efforts of the King-Henry-Brockington LGBTQ+ Archive, as well as research into the history of Charlotte's LGBTQ community.
The William Burgess papers comprise records related to Burgess's work for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission and as Town Planner for the town of Davidson, North Carolina. Materials include notebooks, sketchbooks, and a range of architectural drawings.
Papers of Sister Mary Thomas Burke, long-time faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and founder of its Counseling Program. Includes surveys, reports, speeches, writings, biographical information, and other material related to Sister Burke's work and community involvement.
Papers of a Spartanburg, South Carolina native relating primarily to his service in the 117th Engineer Regiment, 42nd Division, American Expeditionary Force during World War I. Includes originals and transcriptions of letters from Burnett to his family and his diary (1917-1919); letters to Burnett from French and English friends (1919, ca. 1940-1946); and material about camps Wadsworth and Croft, army posts near Spartanburg.
Consists of notebooks and filing cards documenting several of Bursley's projects, including mill villages, golf courses and cemeteries. There is also a biographical sketch summarizing Bursley's life and career.
Papers of the Caldwell and Davidson families of Rosedale plantation in Mecklenburg County, N.C. Includes medical account books (1824-47) of Dr. David Thomas Caldwell; land records and surveys (1833-1942); journal (1837) of Sarah Frew Davidson; correspondence (1861-1984); plantation account books (1869-85); and photographs of family members and of Rosedale, including images of the latter by Frances Benjamin Johnston and Bayard Wootten.