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Maude McLaughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0051

Scope and Contents

"Granpa Elam's Spring as remembered by Mrs. Maude McLaughlin," granddaughter of Elam P. Cochran, former owner of land on which UNC Charlotte is located. Includes photograph (n.d.) of Elam and Mary Cochran.

Dates

  • 1963

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Biographical / Historical

Elam Pringle Cochran was born on 15 Jan 1819 in Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina. He died on 9 Nov 1898 in Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina. Mary Greenleaf McGinnis was born on 25 Feb 1821 in Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina. She died on 8 Jul 1895 in Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina. She married Elam P Cochran on 29 Aug 1842 in Mecklenburg Co, North Carolina. Their daughter, Isabella or Isabel (Mary Isabel Cochran Utley), was Maude Estelle Utley McLaughlin's mother. Elam Cochran owned the farmland that became the site for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Note: McLaughlin uses the spelling, "Cochrane" in her essay, however, cemetery records, etc. use the spelling, "Cochran."

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Overview

Four page typescript essay (1963), "Granpa Elam's Spring," by granddaughter of Elam Cochran, former owner of land on which UNC Charlotte is located. Includes photograph (n.d.) of Elam and Mary Cochran.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Maude McLaughlin, 1963.
Title
Maude McLaughlin papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

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

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