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Box SFC3 [F09.090.03.01]

 Container

Contains 72 Collections and/or Records:

Papers, 1916 - 1969

 File — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 287
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers of the family, particularly those of Leone B. Newell, a Charlotte physician. Includes certificates, correspondence, genealogical materials, a household inventory for insurance purposes (1916), Mrs. William Burns Newell's wallet, newspaper clippings, notes and miscellaneous receipts.
Dates: 1916 - 1969

United States Courthouse and Post Office Building (Charlotte, N.C.) lithograph

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 236
Identifier: MS0236
Overview Contains a lithograph of an architectural rendering of the United States Courthouse and Post Office Building that was located on W. Trade St. in uptown Charlotte.
Dates: 1889

Paul Green papers

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 237
Identifier: MS0237
Overview Primarily souvenir programs (1938, 1941, 1947-48, 1970, 1974, 1997) of Paul Green's symphonic drama, The Lost Colony. The 1947 program is signed by four actors in the production, which is staged annually at the Waterside Theatre in Manteo on Roanoke Island, N.C. Also includes a program for Green's 1950 symphonic drama, Faith of Our Fathers, which was staged in Washington, D.C. and is based on George Washington's role in founding the American Republic.
Dates: 1938 - 1997

Sample Family papers

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 240
Identifier: MS0240
Overview Photocopies of indentures and surveys relating to land in northern Mecklenburg County along the Catawba River owned by the Sample Family. Some of the papers relate to land previously owned by James Latta, whose ca. 1800 house is the centerpiece for the present-day Historic Latta Plantation. Also includes genealogical information about the Sample Family.
Dates: 1753-1876

Andrew Baxter Springs letter

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 245
Identifier: MS0245
Overview Three-page letter (12-15-1864) from Andrew Baxter Springs to Confederate Congressman F. B. Sexton. In the letter, Springs expresses his optimism about the Civil War, with specific references about Union general William T. Sherman and Confederate commander Robert E. Lee. Springs also extends an invitation to Sexton to spend the Congressional holiday recess with him at his plantation, "Springfield." [Correspondence from Sexton to Springs is available in the Springs Family Papers in the Southern...
Dates: 1864

Adelaide L. Fries papers

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 244
Identifier: MS0244
Overview Material relating to the authenticity of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, including a letter (1916) from Fries, an archivist and editor, to Stephen B. Weeks, North Carolina collector and historian, concerning Traugott Bagge's report that "the County of Mecklenburg declared itself free and independent of England" in 1775.
Dates: 1907-1939

Charlotteans for a Free Southern Africa records

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 284
Identifier: MS0284
Overview Records of a local anti-apartheid organization formed in 1985 by residents of Charlotte (N.C.), who were "concerned about the ongoing crisis in South Africa and neighboring countries." The organization sponsored a number of events, protested loans by local businesses to the South African government, and invited visits by speakers who would "share insights and information with citizens of our community."
Dates: 1988 - 1993

Photo depicting the grave stone of William Newell, 1778-1846, who was buried at the First Baptist Church.

 Item — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 287
Scope and Contents William Newell was the father of Samuel S. Newell--the father of Alfred Turenne Newell, Senior.
Dates: 1916 - 1969