Mary Boyer collection of historical postcards and papers
Scope and Contents
Copies of items placed in a cornerstone at First Ward School in Charlotte on March 13, 1900 and miscellaneous items relating to textiles, gold mining, and politics in North Carolina, including a letter of U.S. Senate candidate Cameron Morrison. There is an extensive collection of postcards of twentieth century Charlotte, N.C., slides and two scrapbooks. Boyer also did extension research on places and persons important to Charlotte-Mecklenburg history and those materials are included.
- 1884-1900, 1932, 1979
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Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Mary Manning Boyer, known for her extensive postcard collection, was recognized by the Mint Museum of Art and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission for her contributions to local historic preservation.
3.5 Linear Feet
Some of the material in this collection consists primarily of copies of items placed in a cornerstone at First Ward School in Charlotte on March 13, 1900. Miscellaneous items relating to textiles, gold mining, and politics in North Carolina, including a letter of U.S. Senate candidate Cameron Morrison are also included. There are post cards of Charlotte and NC, slides, and scrapbooks. Also included are research notes for various historic sites and on people and places important to Charlotte-Mecklenburg history.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mary Boyer, in 1986-2017.
A portion of the Mary Boyer Collection of Historical Postcards and Papers have been digitized and can be found at: http://digitalcollections.uncc.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15483coll1
Bees and Bullets / written and illustrated by Sally Barry Dodd. Charlotte Junior Woman's Club, Inc. 1975 Regulations for the government of the Military Department / Davidson College, Davidson, N.C. , 1924.
Processed by Randy Penninger, 1994; Marilyn Schuster and Robert A. McInnes, 2010. Inventory of newly acquired materials, Julie Henry, 2017.
- Mary Boyer collection of historical postcards and papers MS0121
- Marilyn Schuster and Robert A. McInnes
- 1994, 2010
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