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Writings and Printed Materials


Scope and Contents

From the Collection: This collection contains material from many different aspects of Bernstein's life. There is a large collection of correspondence from family members, particulary his mother, Evelyn Bernstein Spielman. There is also correspondence with politicians and important figures in the Charlotte community, including Jim Hunt, I.D. Blumenthal, Rolfe Neill and Roy Cooper. Bernstein's twenty-plus years correspondence with Dr. Jack Perry is also included. In addition, there is a history of Shalom Park and documentation of how the complex came together. There are materials documenting Bernstein's work in the Charlotte arts community and his efforts to establish the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Finally, there is a large collection of journals Bernstein kept from 1952-2015 that cover a wide range of topics, including his travels around the world, religion, history, politics and philosophy.


  • 1943 - 2015

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 9 Linear Feet (24 document boxes and 1 oversize box)


Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated