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Annie Bryant Robey papers

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 225
Identifier: MS0225

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of material relating to Red Cross Drives in Charlotte during World War I, including aid to the Belgians.

Dates

  • 1918 - 1919

Creator

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

Annie Bryant Robey was the sister of journalist H.E.C. "Red Buck" Bryant and a native of Lower Providence township in Mecklenburg County. She married Wesley Marvin Robey, Sr., a dentist in Charlotte for about 35 years. During World War I, she served as the chair of the Belgian relief work in Charlotte, which was sponsored by the American Red Cross. Robey also involved herself with the National Women's Liberty Loan Committee during the war. As a committee of the U.S. Treasury Department, the Liberty Loan Committee coordinated five campaigns in which Liberty bonds were sold during the war to help finance the war effort.

Extent

0.15 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Material related to American Red Cross drives in Charlotte during World War I, including aid to the Belgians.

Arrangement

The Annie Bryant Robey Papers are arranged chronologically in a single series.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Mrs. Wesley Marvin Robey, Sr. family.

Related Materials

Van Landingham Family Papers (UNCC Mss 57)
Title
Annie Bryant Robey Papers
Status
Completed
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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