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Materials generated by the Office of Protocol including correspondence and annual reports.
Correspondence, minutes, legal documents, and clippings of an association organized by the Charlotte Lions Club with the mission to develop Freedom Park.
Programs for musical, dramatic, and other cultural events held primarily in the Charlotte area. Includes programs from such groups as the Charlotte Opera Association (1962-86) and its successor, Opera Carolina (1986-92), Charlotte Summer Theatre (1962-69), Charlotte Symphony (1970-93), Little Theatre (1962-76), Mint Museum of Art (1963-77), North Carolina Dance Theater (1992-2000) and Oratorio Singers (1969-94).
Charlotte Pride presents the annual lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer (LGBTQ) Pride festival and other events in the Queen City. The annual festival is the largest LGBTQ Pride event in the Carolinas. The bulk of the collection documents Pride Festivals held in Charlotte, including planning materials and guides to the events. Also included are promotional materials, memorabilia, and ephemera from the more recent Pride festivals.
Collection consists of discarded photographs, slides, and photocopies of pamphlets from Charlotte's Redevelopment Commission. Photographs are of neighborhoods, apartment complexes, streets, and roads before and after renewal projects. Photocopied pamplets advertise the Charlotte Redevelopment Commission, progress reports on urban renewal of Charlotte, N.C., and future projects for uptown Charlotte, N.C.
This collection represents a wide-ranging mix of interviews that were conducted between the 1970s and the early 2000s to document many aspects of life and culture in the Charlotte region. Interviewees include prominent individuals from the Charlotte area such as journalists, business leaders, and activists, as well as many ordinary citizens representing different sectors of Charlotte society during the twentieth century.
Records of the Charlotte Research Institute.
The Charlotte Royals were founded in 2004. Today, they have over 20 players and a growing auxiliary membership along with supporters from around the country. Collection includes 1 linear foot of uniforms, ball, memorabilia, and ephemera.
Collection documenting the work of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Charlotte Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Oratorio Singers of Charlotte (now the Charlotte Symphony Chorus). Contains concert programs, news clippings, photographs, press releases and by-laws. Additionally, there is a large amount of audiovisual material, including reel-to-reel recordings, record albums, cassettes, CDs and VHS.
The Charlotte Woman's Club is the oldest civic organization in Charlotte. Organized in 1899 as the Study Club for Mothers, that group enlarged its membership and civic activities in 1902 and became the Charlotte Woman's Club. Includes minutes, newsletters, programs, financial records, 1924 register, scrapbooks, correspondence, and membership applications.
Contains meeting minutes, bylaws, endorsement policies and candidate forum fliers of the Charlotte Women's Political Caucus.
Papers documenting the activities of the Charlotte Yiddish Institute. Includes correspondence, news articles, Yiddish teaching material, scrapbooks and photo albums. The Charlotte Yiddish Institute was founded in 1978 by Baila Pransky and Abraham Luski and is an annual event taking place at the Wildacres Retreat, Little Switzerland, NC.
Records of a local anti-apartheid organization formed in 1985 by residents of Charlotte (N.C.), who were "concerned about the ongoing crisis in South Africa and neighboring countries." The organization sponsored a number of events, protested loans by local businesses to the South African government, and invited visits by speakers who would "share insights and information with citizens of our community."
The Chason Papers are a small collection that came to the UNC Charlotte Special Collections along with a much larger gift of rare books from Mrs. Ellen Chason in January of 2008. Two of the items in this collection are real estate plat surveys for property in Henry County, Georgia (dated 1821), and the third is a Confederate war bond (dated 1863).
Autograph books of Charlotte children from the post-Civil war 1800s.
Records documenting the activities and interests of the Mecklenburg County (N.C.) chapter of Church Women United, a national, ecumenical Christian women’s community service organization. Consists of record books and scrapbooks containing booklets, budgets, committee lists, correspondence, financial statements, meeting minutes, membership directories, newsletters, pamphlets, and photographs.
The Circuit Riding Rabbis Project was created to meet a need for religious teachings in rural southeast Jewish communities. Running from 1954 to 1979, rabbis traveled on buses and other forms of transportation to the cities of Jacksonville, Wallace, Whiteville, Myrtle Beach, Lumberton and Goldsboro. The collection includes financial records, correspondences, pamphlets and learning materials.
The Civil Rights and Desegregation in Charlotte oral history collection is a grouping of interviews that were conducted by UNC Charlotte Atkins Library Special Collections staff with activists for civil rights in the Charlotte area. The interviewees include prominent local members of the NAACP, as well as a high school principal, a civil rights lawyer, and a church minister.
Clippings from newspapers from Louisville, K.Y., Philadelphia, P.A., and Baltimore, M.D., primarily concerning the Civil War. Dates from these clippings span the years of 1858-1879.
Collection of Civil War documents relating to the daily operations of the Union Army at their camp at Port Royal, S.C.
This collection contains family papers and material about Charlotte, as well as pamphlets about the history and politics of Charlotte and North Carolina, patriotic societies, and alcoholism and prohibition. The North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati is well represented in the pamphlet collection as Heriot Clarkson was made an honorary member in 1902.
Material relating to the theory that Abraham Lincoln was the illegitimate son of Abraham Enloe of Rutherford County, N.C. Includes notarized statements (1939) supporting the allegation.
Daniel G. Clodfelter was the 57th mayor of Charlotte, NC serving from April 9, 2014 – December 7, 2015. He was appointed by the Charlotte City Council after the resignation of Mayor Patrick Cannon. The small collection primarily consists of expense reports related to: US Conference of Mayors, Mayors Innovation, Metro Mayors Meeting, and Holly Eskridge.
The collection consists mostly of land indentures, promissory notes, chattel mortgages and receipts for consumer goods concerning primarily the Cochran family in eastern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, dating from 1823 to 1889. The collection also includes a scrapbook of photographs of an obscure provenance, dating to the early twentieth century.
Financial records of a resident of Cabarrus County, N.C. Contains decorative bill heads from local merchants, including Odell Curtis & Co., Dove & Bost Dealers, Miss Nannie Alexander, Cannons & Fetzer, and D.P. Dayvault. Also includes a letter from J.B. Nelson regarding lynchings in Atlanta, Georgia in 1891.
This collection consists of commencement programs from the first Charlotte College commencement ceremony in 1950 to the most recent commencement ceremony of UNC Charlotte. Also included is the program for the December 2018 doctoral hooding ceremony. The duplicate copy of the 1989 commencement program is missing pages 17-20. The original copy has all pages. Also missing is the program from 1960.
This is an artificial collection consisting of brochures and printed materials from a wide variety of UNC Charlotte departments and programs.