Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Souvenir book
Item — Oversize Box: 1 [F09.024.05.01]
Scope and Contents
Issued in 1909, this souvenir edition of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence commemorated the 134th anniversary of the signing and a celebration of the event held May 18-20 of that year, with special guests, President and Mrs. William Taft. Although issued in 1909, this edition was actually copyrighted 1898 by the Queen City Printing and Paper Co. The book contains text of the document, and the history of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region, along with photographs of places of interest and advertising material.
- 1775 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 2 Linear Feet
From the Collection: English
- From the Collection: J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) (Organization)