Box SFC3 [F09.090.03.01]
Contains 83 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 283
Overview Records of a multi-service, non-profit agency, organized in 1978 to promote economic self-sufficiency among African American families and to seek racial inclusion in Mecklenburg County (N.C.) communities. Contains miscellaneous records of the Urban League for the year 1981 only, including membership reports and lists, financial reports, and an affiliate assessment report.
Dates: 1981 - 1981
Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 294
Overview Photocopied papers of the Caldwell family of Charlotte, N.C., and the Hutchison family of York District (Rock Hill), S.C. Contains a diary by Adeline Caldwell, the second wife of Dr. D.T. Caldwell of Rosedale Plantation in Charlotte, N.C. Includes miscellaneous papers of related families, including the Boulware family, the Moore family, the Rawlinson family, the Springs family and the Stokes family.
Dates: 1844 - 1922
Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 278
Overview Mid-nineteenth century valentines. Both are ivory colored and lacy in design and texture.
Dates: 1862 - 1862
Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 232
Scope and Contents Typewritten travel diary describing a group trip from Charlotte to London, Scandinavia, and the Soviet Union in July, 1972. Sixteen of the eighteen participants were Charlotteans, including Fogartie's husband, Dr. James E. Fogartie, minister of Myers Park Presbyterian Church.
Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 237
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
Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 244
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.
Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 225
Overview Material related to American Red Cross drives in Charlotte during World War I, including aid to the Belgians.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 240
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.
Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 236
Abstract Lithograph of an architectural rendering of the U.S. Courthouse and Post Office on West Trade Street. This building was demolished in 1932 in order to build a larger structure. [The adjacent U.S. Mint Building was saved and re-erected in the Eastover section of Charlotte as the Mint Museum of Art].
Dates: 1889 - 1889
Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 245
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 the 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...
Dates: 1864 - 1864