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

Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Gantt, Harvey B. (Harvey Bernard)



  • Existence: 1943-

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Gantt, Harvey

 File — Oversize Box: 4 [F09.026.03.01]
Overview Primarily about the personal life and candidacy of Gantt for U.S. Senale in 1996 (unsuccessful bid for office)
Dates: 1930s-2014

Harvey Gantt Mayoral papers

Identifier: MS0031
Overview 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.
Dates: 1983 - 1987