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Charles Cecil Bernard papers

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 22
Identifier: MS0022

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.

Dates: 1946 - 1969

Keith Bernard papers

Identifier: MS0537

Contains material related to Keith Bernard's involvement in numerous Charlotte-area LGBTQ organizations. Includes newspaper articles, publications, brochures and T-Shirts.

Dates: 1977 - 2010

Mark Bernstein papers

Identifier: MS0544

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.

Dates: 1943 - 2015

Telling Our Stories: Black Alumni Oral History Project

Identifier: OH-BL

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.

Dates: 2020 - 2021

Everett Blackmon photographs

Identifier: MS0642
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 2016 - 2022

June Blotnick papers concerning the Cultivating Common Ground project

Identifier: MS0614

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.

Dates: 2001 - 2002

Blumenthal family papers

Identifier: MS0394

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.

Dates: 1910-2004; 1945-2001

Blythe and Isenhour, Inc. records

Identifier: MS0165

Twenty seven volumes, including job books, ledgers, cashbooks, and time book.

Dates: 1909 - 1986

Legette Blythe papers

Identifier: MS0064

Contains typescripts, recordings and other material documenting Blythe's outdoor dramas. Also contains interviews between Blythe and several notable North Carolinians.

Dates: 1948 - 1976

B'nai B'rith records

Identifier: MS0629

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.

Dates: 1962 - 1993

Board of Trustees (UNC Charlotte) records

Identifier: UA0078
Scope and Contents This collection contains official minutes of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and records originally held by the Executive Assistant and Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees in the Chancellor’s Office. Among these records are correspondence, agendas, endowment fund material, regulations, resolutions, handbooks, reports, retreat documentation, and material concerning the University’s interaction with the University of North Carolina System...
Dates: 1965 - 2010

Aaron D. Boggs papers

Identifier: MS0149

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).

Dates: 1875 - 1995; 1920 - 1929

Boom Boom LaTour (Ricky Carter) papers

Identifier: MS0535

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.

Dates: 1960 - 2016

M. E. (Martin Evans) Boyer, Jr. papers

Identifier: MS0094

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.

Dates: 1910 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Mary Boyer collection of historical postcards and papers

Identifier: MS0121
Abstract Some of the material in this collection consists primarily of copies of items placed in a cornerstone at First Ward School in Charlotte on March 13, 1900. Miscellaneous items relating to textiles, gold mining, and politics in North Carolina, including a letter of U.S. Senate candidate Cameron Morrison are also included. There are post cards of Charlotte and NC, slides, and scrapbooks. Also included are research notes for various historic sites and on people, places and buildings important to...
Dates: 1884-1900, 1932, 1979, 2014

Jack O. Boyte papers

Identifier: MS0367

Contains a small arrangement of papers, concerning primarily Jack Boyte’s career in architectural preservation in Charlotte, North Carolina in the late twentieth century.

Dates: 1938 - 1991; 1968 - 1985

William P. Brandon Qur'an collection

Identifier: MS0384

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.

Dates: 1700 - 1899

Rupert Brooke papers

Identifier: MS0166

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.

Dates: 1913 - 1937; 1913 - 1916

Stanford R. Brookshire papers

Identifier: MS0041

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.

Dates: 1960 - 1990

Ken Brotherton papers

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 152
Identifier: MS0152

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.

Dates: 1985 - 1991

Brown and Alexander (née Biberstein, Bowles, Meacham & Reed) records

Identifier: MS0148
Abstract Records of a Charlotte, North Carolina architectural firm founded in 1905 by Richard C. Biberstein (1859-1931), who had come to Charlotte in 1887. The firm became Biberstein & Bowles, Inc. then Biberstein, Bowles & Meacham later Biberstein, Bowles, Meacham & Reed and eventually Brown and Alexander. Contains job files and drawings for projects, primarily textile mills and villages in North Carolina and Virginia. Also includes similar material for residences, schools, churches,...
Dates: 1895 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1995

Anita Stewart Brown papers

Identifier: MS0507

Personal papers, correspondence and memorabilia from Anita S. Brown. Includes materials from her nearly 30 years at Eastern Air Lines.

Dates: 1960 - 2003

Harold C. Brown letter

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 588
Identifier: MS0588

Contains a letter from Harold Brown, editor of "By the Wayside" magazine to Iva Moyers of Bergton, Virginia dated September 14, 1931.

Dates: September 14, 1931

Marilyn Twitty Brown family papers

Identifier: MS0573
Abstract The collection contains material collected by Marilyn Twitty Brown from her family, including her parents W.W. and Samelle Twitty. W.W. Twitty was the Charlotte representative of the North Carolina Mutual Insurance Company and Samella Twitter was a longtime teacher in Charlotte public schools. Collection materials are generally related to Swank Social Club, the Modernettes Social Club, Bennett College and Second Ward High School and include photographs, news clippings, diplomas, and other...
Dates: Circa 1920s-1990s

Josh Burford papers concerning the Charlotte LGBTQ+ Community

Identifier: MS0556

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.

Dates: 1953 - 2018

Warren L. Burgess papers

Identifier: MS0451

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.

Dates: circa 1980-2000

Mary Thomas Burke papers

Identifier: MS0572

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.

Dates: 1980 - 2000

Bobo Burnett papers

Identifier: MS0326

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.

Dates: 1917-1946

Harold Barrows Bursley papers

Identifier: MS0110

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.

Dates: 1913 - 1931

Caldwell and Davidson families papers

Identifier: MS0208

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.

Dates: 1779 - 1997; 1824 - 1986

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