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Charlotte Corporate Communication records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0437

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a small assortment of papers generated by the City of Charlotte concerning Freedom Park and the Charlotte Coliseum; and a much larger assortment of photographs, mainly of city officials (mayors and city council members from the mid 1960s to the late 1990s). The collection also includes photographs of street scenes (some dating to the 1940s), city-scapes and skylines of Charlotte, as well as city employees at work.

Dates

  • circa 1940-2000
  • 1965 - 1999

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in 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

First known as Charlotte Corporate Communications, the organization changed its name to Corporate Communications and Marketing and later, in 2015-2016, to Charlotte Communications and Marketing. As a division of the City Manager's Office, CC&M works closely with communications and support staff across the organization. CC&M leads the city's media relations, marketing and internal communications, and manages the city's major media vehicles including CharlotteNC.gov and CharMeck.org, the government channel and corporate social media sites. CC&M also works with external partners: Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Center City Partners Charlotte Regional Partnership, the city's environment and energy sustainability partners, and sponsors of extraordinary events and national special security events.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (19 boxes + 1 binder)

Overview

The collection consists of a small assortment of papers generated by the City of Charlotte concerning Freedom Park and the Charlotte Coliseum, and a much larger assortment of photographs, mainly of city officials (mayors and city council members from the mid 1960s to the late 1990s). The collection also includes photographs of street scenes (some dating to the 1940s), cityscapes and skylines of Charlotte, as well as city employees at work. Most of the photos were taken by staff photographers, though some were taken by private photography firms, contracted to work for the city.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into five series, these being 1) Papers, 2) Photographs, 3) Oversize Photographs, 4) Negatives and 5) Slides.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from the City of Charlotte, NC

Processing Information

Processed by Robert A. McInnes.
Title
Charlotte Corporate Communications records
Status
Completed
Author
Robert A. McInnes
Date
2012 March
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
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