UNC Charlotte Special Collections J. Murrey Atkins Library - Special Collections & University Archives

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J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)

 Organization

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

North Carolina writers photographs (lists in folders)

 Collection
Identifier: MS0032
Overview Black and white photographs of 54 writers with North Carolina connections.
Dates: 1960 - 1987; 1960

Presidents collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS0310
Overview Newspapers, magazines and other ephemera relating to presidents of the United States. Contains items concerning the political careers and deaths of George Washington (1800), Abraham Lincoln (1865), James A. Garfield (1881), Ulysses S. Grant (1885), William McKinley (1901), Warren G. Harding (1923), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1945), and John F. Kennedy (1963). Also includes text of Calvin Coolidge's acceptance speech (1924), and an issue of Newsweek regarding the attempted assasination (1981) of...
Dates: 1800-1981

Sunshine Co-op letter

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 227
Identifier: MS0227
Overview Handwritten letter by an unidentified woman named Sydney [no last name given] to her "family" in which she informs them that she, her husband Walter, and their daughter Heather, have joined a commune of people who travel around the country in transformed school buses. Of note is her reference to the Sunshine Co-op in Charlotte, which received discarded food items from supermarkets and used it as their primary food source. The "Uncle Julius" mentioned in the letter is possibly Julius Levitch of...
Dates: circa 1970

United States Courthouse and Post Office Building (Charlotte, N.C.) lithograph

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 236
Identifier: MS0236
Overview Contains a lithograph of an architectural rendering of the United States Courthouse and Post Office Building that was located on W. Trade St. in uptown Charlotte.
Dates: 1889

Valentines collection

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 278
Identifier: MS0278
Overview Mid-nineteenth century valentines. Both are ivory colored and lacy in design and texture.
Dates: 1862