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The collection contains an assortment of papers and photographs from the Folger family and Tillett family. The bulk of the materials concern Charles Walter Tillett, a lawyer and Duncan Tillett, a banker; both of Charlotte in the early twentieth century.
Professional and personal documents of Chris Folk, longtime Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools administrator and the district's spokesman from 1958 to 1992. Files include public relations materials, personnel directories, yearbooks, photographs, and printed materials related to public education in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region.
Anthony Foxx was elected mayor of Charlotte in 2009. He served in that office until confirmed as Secretary of Transportation in June 2013. The materials document Anthony Foxx's tenure as Mayor of Charlotte, 2009-2013 and include correspondence, reports and studies, subject files and memorabilia.
Records of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte from the Dean of Students Office and/or the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Consists of correspondence, photographs, publications, video and audio cassettes, and material relating to social events and the administration of Greek organizations including scholarships, statistics, growth, and housing.
Papers of a Charlotte educator and politician, documenting her service as city council member for district 4 (1977-1985). Includes correspondence, reports, and financial data relating to such issues as the controversy over a site for the new coliseum, planning, and neighborhood preservation, especially in regard to zoning problems due to church expansion.
Architectural drawings, dated 3/6/1928, for a city-owned garage designed by Charles Christian Hook, the founder of FreemanWhite and Charlotte's first professional architect, and for an addition to the city's Health Department building by his son, Walter Hook, dated March 1948.
The collection consists of a series of research reports produced by Paul Friday primarily during his time in the Department of Criminal Justice at UNCC in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Material relating to the authenticity of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, including a letter (1916) from Fries, an archivist and editor, to Stephen B. Weeks, North Carolina collector and historian, concerning Traugott Bagge's report that "the County of Mecklenburg declared itself free and independent of England" in 1775.
Primarily photographs of Mecklenburg County scenes, including the family and the family business, W. A. Frye & Sons Garage, automobile accidents, the first S & W Cafeteria in Charlotte (ca. 1913), and Dr. E. C. Boyette. Also includes a photograph of Steel's Foundry in Statesville. Most of the photographs were used by Kratt in her book, Charlotte: Spirit of the New South, 2nd edition (1992).
Proposal by a student in the UNC Charlotte College of Architecture to convert the abandoned First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in uptown Charlotte into a film school and museum.
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.
Papers of Hoyt Galvin, as chair of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Education Committee (1954-56), whose work helped to gain support and funding for Charlotte and Carver colleges.
Comprised exclusively of Gantt's official files as the first African-American mayor of Charlotte (1983-87). Includes correspondence, reports, and speeches on such topics as the controversy over a site for the new coliseum, Charlotte's bid for an NBA franchise, and traffic congestion. Contains no records documenting his earlier city council tenure, his 1990 U.S. Senate campaign, or his professional career as an architect.
Harvey Bernard Gantt is an architect and Democratic politician active in North Carolina. Gantt entered local Charlotte politics in 1974 serving on the city council until 1983. He was elected to two terms as the first black Mayor of Charlotte from 1983 to 1987. In the 1990s, he ran twice for the United States Senate against Jesse Helms. The bulk of the collection is comprised of audiovisual materials from Gantt's 1996 campaign against Jesse Helms for U.S. Senate.
This collection is comprised primarily of financial information records of a Charlotte jewelry firm, comprised primarily of ledger books (1925-75) showing customer names and purchases. Also includes summary information (1957-62) on the firm's purchases from wholesalers, bank statements (1963-65), and a biographical sketch (1941) of the firm's founder, Joseph Garibaldi.
Miscellaneous papers of a Charlotte educator and state legislator. Contains correspondence, photographs, awards, an essay describing the development of UNC Charlotte, and material about Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools, particularly Central and West Charlotte high schools.
Four ledgers on textile mills in Gaston County, NC, 1950-1970 and several textile books.
Samantha Gellar was a sixteen-year-old high school student at Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte, North Carolina, when she wrote "Life Versus the Paperback Romance." The play, which dealt with lesbian romance, received a playwright's award from the Charlotte Young Playwright's Festival. Materials relate to the controversial production of Samantha Gellar's 1998 play "Life Versus the Paperback Romance."
Contains two items: a handbill entitled "Military Warning" dated September 6, 1934, issued by Stephen B. Dolley (as major of the 120th infantry regiment); and a letter, dated September 12, 1934, written by George Rembert (as first sergeant of the 105th regiment of engineers), stationed at Kings Mountain, North Carolina, to Mrs. F. R. Summers, concerning the strike.
The Department of Geography and Earth Sciences records consists solely of publications, some by David Hartgen and others by students in the Geography and Earth Sciences program. The source of this collection is unknown but could be David Hartgen.
For minutes from the department from 1970-1980, see the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Records.
Thirty-page typescript transcription of the Civil War memoirs of Nicholas Biddle Gibbon, written between 1861 and 1866, and describing his service in North Carolina and Virginia as a drill master and commissary in the 1st and 28th North Carolina Regiments. Also includes genealogical information about Gibbon's family and that of his wife, Harriet Cornelia Alexander, a descendant of Hezekiah Alexander. All materials are reproductions.
Material relating to "Bugles at the Border" (Winston-Salem: John F. Blair, 1968), an historical novel for children set in Charlotte during the Revolutionary War. Includes typescript, proof, and printed copies of the book and original illustrations by Bruce Tucker.
Papers of a co-founder of the Communist Labor Party and the Communist Party, USA (Majority Group), who later became an avid anti-Communist. Consists predominately of printed material dating from 1949-65, but also includes correspondence, speeches, writings, research notes, and financial records from all periods of his life.
Sandra Godwin papers concerning the 1993 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation
Papers documenting the 1993 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay and Bi-Equal Rights. Includes CDs, pages from a photo album and a book about the March.
Photographs of the Government Center and the Sugar Creek Basin, Charlotte, NC.