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Overview Transcriptions of some of the 19th century letters and papers in Special Collections Manuscripts at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Atkins Library. Most transcriptions include photocopies of the applicable manuscripts with notations made by transcribers. These transcriptions were part of the course work for Dr. Boyd Davis' class on the History of the English Language.
Overview Personal and family papers of a Charlotte native who moved to New York City in the 1930s to pursue an operatic career. Includes typescript of the diary (1844-54) of textile mill pioneer Edwin Michael Holt; business and personal correspondence (1873-82) of George K. Tate and his wife, Alice Lindsay Tate; correspondence (ca. 1934-86) of Alice Tate with her mother, friends, and associates; documentation of her operatic career; legal records and correspondence concerning her benefactions to UNC...
Dates: 1844 - 1991; 1937 - 1987
Overview Primarily papers of Sarah Wilson Tate (1892-1978), including travel diaries, correspondence, financial records, and reminiscences of Christmas-time visits to Coldstream plantation in Sumter County, S.C. Also includes business correspondence of her husband, John Austin Tate (1878-1934); commonplace book of Mary Louise Phifer Wilson; estate records of Joseph Harvey Wilson (1810-84) and Eliza Morehead Lindsay (ca. 1840-ca. 1933); and genealogical and other material about the Erwin, Phifer, Tate,...
Dates: 1765 - 1992