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Children's autograph books

 Collection — Oversize Box: 1 [F09.135.01.05]
Identifier: MS0013
Overview Autograph books of Charlotte children from the post-Civil war 1800s.

Dan Kirsch papers concerning the Charlotte LGBT community

 Collection
Identifier: MS0358
Scope and Contents The collection is a miscellany of materials (cards, flyers, brochures, programs, etc.) from the Charlotte gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. It also includes three or four posters about Charlotte Gay Pride, and "Coming Out" events. These materials are duplicates from the collection at Duke.

Mecklenburg and Lincoln County land records

 Collection — Oversize Box: OF13 [F09.002.07.01], Folder: 1
Identifier: MS0028
Overview Miscellaneous records (3 oversize documents, 1 framed), pertaining to property in Mecklenburg and Lincoln counties.

Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS0321
Overview The collection consists of materials associated with the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Included are souvenir facsimiles of the Mecklenburg County Declaration of Independence; reproductions of pen and ink drawings of Mecklenburg County landmarks; reproductions of articles and book reviews pertaining to the declaration in the Mecklenburg gazette, Harper's monthly, and other publications; a special Mecklenburg Independence Day edition of the Charlotte observer issued in 1975; and copies...

North Carolina school desegregation collection

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 413
Identifier: MS0413
Overview The N.C. School Desegregation collection, 1955-1956 (mss 413), is a small assortment (one folder) of mostly published material, generated by the faction that was opposed to the racial desegregation of public schools. The organizer of this material is not known.

North Carolina writers photographs (lists in folders)

 Collection
Identifier: MS0032
Overview Black and white photographs of 54 writers with North Carolina connections.

Presidents collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS0310
Overview Newspapers, magazines and other ephemera relating to presidents of the United States. Contains items concerning the political careers and deaths of George Washington (1800), Abraham Lincoln (1865), James A. Garfield (1881), Ulysses S. Grant (1885), William McKinley (1901), Warren G. Harding (1923), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1945), and John F. Kennedy (1963). Also includes text of Calvin Coolidge's acceptance speech (1924), and an issue of Newsweek regarding the attempted assasination (1981) of...

Sunshine Co-op letter

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 227
Identifier: MS0227
Overview Handwritten letter by an unidentified woman named Sydney [no last name given] to her "family" in which she informs them that she, her husband Walter, and their daughter Heather, have joined a commune of people who travel around the country in transformed school buses. Of note is her reference to the Sunshine Co-op in Charlotte, which received discarded food items from supermarkets and used it as their primary food source. The "Uncle Julius" mentioned in the letter is possibly Julius Levitch of...

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

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 236
Identifier: MS0236
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].

Valentines collection

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 278
Identifier: MS0278
Overview Mid-nineteenth century valentines. Both are ivory colored and lacy in design and texture.

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