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Harry L. Dalton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0036
Abstract Papers of a Charlotte business executive, bibliophile, and benefactor of art museums and libraries in North Carolina. Includes personal and business correspondence, biographical and genealogical materials, subject files, diaries, manuscripts and ephemera, personal and family papers, publications, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The personal papers document Dalton's patronage of the Duke University Library, the Mint Museum, and the library of the University of North Carolina at...
Dates: 1776 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1990

Dalton Institute records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0298
Abstract

Lecture notes, correspondence and enrollment books from a private boarding school in Stokes County, NC.

Dates: 1878-1902

Parks H. Dalton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0354
Abstract

The Parks H. Dalton Collection is a small collection of papers and records that came from the Interstate Securities Corporation and Interstate/Johnson Lane, investment firms headquartered in Charlotte, NC. The ISC incorporated in Charlotte in 1932.

Dates: 1932 - 1997

Selby A. Daniels papers

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 211
Identifier: MS0211
Abstract

Contains essays, newspaper clippings and magazine articles concerning Abraham Lincoln's paternity. Also includes an essay by Daniels about the social history of Fremont, NC and Aycock family genealogy.

Dates: 1805, 1952-2003

Daughters of the American Revolution, Battle of Charlotte Chapter yearbooks

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 458
Identifier: MS0458
Abstract

Single folder collection of three Battle of Charlotte DAR chapter yearbooks.

Dates: 2005 - 2009

Daughters of the American Revolution, Jane Parks McDowell Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0331
Abstract

The records of the Jane Parks McDowell chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution contains records and scrapbooks documenting the history and activities of the chapter from its founding in 1960 to 2001.

Dates: 1960 - 2001

Daughters of the American Revolution, Liberty Hall Chapter, records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0147
Abstract

Records of a DAR chapter organized in 1908 to commemorate Liberty Hall Academy, North Carolina's first college, which was established in Charlotte in 1771 under the name Queen's College. Contains minutes, correspondence, programs, and financial material but no membership applications. Also includes 15 scrapbooks documenting local history and the activities of the chapter.

Dates: 1907 - 1987; 1909 - 1987

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mecklenburg Chapter, records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0080
Abstract

Records of the first DAR chapter in North Carolina, founded in 1898. Contains membership applications, including that of Mary Anna Morrison Jackson, widow of General Stonewall Jackson; minutes of chapter and executive board meetings; histories of the chapter and the state organization; and a list of tombstone inscriptions in Settlers Cemetery in uptown Charlotte.

Dates: 1898 - 1993

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter, records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0146
Abstract

Records of a DAR chapter founded in 1912 by descendents of the signers of the disputed Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Includes membership applications, minutes, yearbooks, financial records, memorials to deceased members, information on historical markers erected by the chapter, scrapbooks, and material concerning the Mecklenburg Declaration and the preservation of the home of Hezekiah Alexander.

Dates: 1912 - 1992

Davidson family papers

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Identifier: MS0188
Abstract

Papers of the Davidson family of Rural Hill Plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C., and of the related families Alexander, Barry, Hampton, Montieth, and Wilson. Includes correspondence, family Bibles, financial records, land records, newspaper clippings, photographs, and plantation records for Rural Hill, as well as Dickson (Dixon) in Gaston County, N.C.

Dates: 1756 - 1998; 1833 - 1976

Richard "Dick" Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0534
Abstract

Contains material generated over the course of Richard Davis career working for Mecklenburg county government, primarily in the area of mental health. Includes subject files, minutes, newsletters, photographs and negatives.

Dates: ca. 1970-2000

Jose Baxeres de Alzugaray papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.216.06.02]
Identifier: MS0522
Abstract

Papers documenting Jose Baxeres de Alzugaray's professional and personal life. Includes subject files, correspondence, publications, articles and photographs.

Dates: 1846 - 1969

Dean of Students records

 Collection
Identifier: UA0116
Scope and Contents This collection reflects the involvement of the Dean of Students in student life on campus. Material on committees and other administrative and personnel matters, Greek life (fraternities and sororities), professional honor societies, non-Greek student organizations, the Student Union Board, Cone Center, the Student Media Board, the radio station, student government, student court, orientation, residence life, student life, and honors and awards are all included. Also of note are...
Dates: 1965-2004

Mary Rebecca Denny papers

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 343
Identifier: MS0343
Abstract

This small collection includes papers on the history of the Denny, Horne, and McMillan families of North Carolina, compiled by Mrs. Jo B. Horne, of Red Springs, N.C. in 2002. In addition to notes on the family, the collection also includes photographs of certain family members, especially Mary Rebecca Denny and Katharine Morrison McMillan Denny.

Dates: 1970-2002

Departmental Chair meeting minutes

 Collection
Identifier: UA0073
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of minutes and some agendas from the joint Departmental Chairmen meetings at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte from 1965 to 1980. Records from the period of 1969 to 1980 are scattered.

Dates: 1965 - 1980

Elizabeth Gloser DeSantis papers

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Identifier: MS0440
Abstract

The collection contains a small assortment of papers from Elizabeth Gloser DeSantis, who attended nursing school at Michael Reese Hospital in Gary, Indiana in 1938 and 1939, and later enlisted to serve in the 38th Evacuation Unit in 1942. With the 38th Evac, she served in Tunisia and Italy, recording a diary throughout her service. The collection consists of the original diary, a typed transcript of the diary, a photographic scrapbook, some loose photographs and a few other papers.

Dates: 1938 - 1945

Discover Charlotte films

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Identifier: MS0154
Abstract

"Discover Charlotte" consists of 16mm films about Charlotte history, cultural events, and local celebrities and notables. The film project is also referred to as "Charlotte" and also as "Charlotte on Film" and "Charlotte Film Collection."

Dates: 1950 - 1970

Harriet Doar papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0199
Abstract

Papers of Harriet Doar, a newspaper journalist, author, poet, and social commentator, whose work primarily was published in the Charlotte News from 1939 to 1946, and the Charlotte Observer from 1959 to 1982. This collection also includes her articles, correspondence, notes on other writers, and research subject files from the mid to late twentieth century.

Dates: 1864 - 1999; 1930 - 1990

Thomas L. Doster papers

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 447
Identifier: MS0447
Abstract

Dr. Thomas L. Doster worked as a physician in Union County, North Carolina, and Lancaster County, South Carolina, circa 1866-1904. The collection is comprised primarily of records related to Dr. Doster's work in North and South Carolina, including tax and license receipts, property tax receipts, an account book, and family correspondence.

Dates: 1866 - 1904

Ben E. Douglas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0109
Abstract

Papers of a Charlotte mayor (1935-41), businessman, and promoter of aviation. Consists primarily of material relating to Douglas's service (1961-79) on the Airport Advisory Committee for Charlotte/Douglas International Airport. Includes transcript of a radio address given by Douglas on Nov. 7, 1936, as mayor of Charlotte.

Dates: 1910 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1980

Fanny Murdaugh Downing letter

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 610
Identifier: MS0610
Abstract

Consists of a letter from Fanny Murdaugh Downing that was likely written to Confederate General Daniel Harvey Hill that is dated May 15, 1868 from Charlotte, NC.

Dates: May 15, 1868

Earle Sumner Draper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0285
Abstract

Contains news clippings, biographical materials, reports and a videotape regarding Draper's career by Charles E. Aguar, professor emeritus of the University of Georgia's School of Environmental Design.

Dates: 1890 - 2001

Duke Power Production Environmental Services Technical Reports

 Collection
Identifier: MS0526
Abstract

Technical reports regarding environmental impact of energy production from Duke Power, now Duke Energy, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Dates: 1970s-1980s

Dale Earnhardt, Sr. racing memorabilia plaque

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.157.03.04]
Identifier: MS0392
Abstract

Contains a Dale Earnhardt collectible plaque that contains a piece of Goodyear tire from Earnhardt's car and a picture of Earhardt with his car.

Dates: undated

Emma Echols papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0228
Abstract Primarily photocopies and transcripts of the antebellum and Civil War papers of William Leonidas Faulkner, who served in Company I, 17th South Carolina Volunteers and died in a Union prison camp. The letters discuss typical concerns of a soldier, such as troop movements, reports of sickness and news of friends and relatives. Places represented in the correspondences include four or more locations in each of the following: NC, SC, Miss. and Va. Also includes papers and genealogical...
Dates: 1790 - 1997

College of Education records

 Collection
Identifier: UA0127
Scope and Contents The College of Education Records contains annual reports, faculty minutes, accreditation studies and reports, correspondence, policies and handbooks, five-year plans, and material related to topics such as curriculum development, faculty and student exchange programs, educational outreach, partnerships with other institutions, day care, and education associations.The collections is divided into thirteen series. See the Processing Information note for more information. ...
Dates: 1968 - 2007

Educational Support Services Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA0041
Abstract

This collection consists of the records of Educational Support Services from 1985-1992. Includes records of Academic Assessment Services, Academic Support for Black Students, Athletic Academic Counseling, Center for International Studies, Learning Assistance Services (comprised of Disabled Student Services, the Learning Center, and Supplemental Instruction), Office of Experiential Learning, and the Writing Resources Center.

Dates: 1985 - 1992

Thereasea D. Elder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0513
Abstract

Thereasa Delerine (T.D.) Elder is active in community nursing, church work, and the Charlotte African American community, particularly in efforts to preserve Charlotte's African American history. Materials document the importance of African Americans in politics and community, the value of a healthy and safe neighborhood, and access of education and employment.

Dates: 1930s-2014

Ralph Waldo Emerson letter

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 126
Identifier: MS0126
Abstract

Letter to Allen Thorndike Rice, publisher of the North American Review, concerning an article (probably "Perpetual Forces") he expected to have ready for the September, 1877 issue.

Dates: 1877

William States Lee College of Engineering records

 Collection
Identifier: UA0086
Scope and Contents The William States Lee College of Engineering Records consists of faculty minutes, annual reports, accreditation questionnaires, consultant reports (1969-1972), and materials pertaining to academic planning, new degree programs, scholarships, advisory bodies, space concerns, and new building construction. Other topics covered include alumni, the computer science program, College of Engineering history, and dedication of the William States Lee College name. Also included are scrapbooks from...
Dates: 1965 - 2012

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