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Charlotte Woman's Club records

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Identifier: MS0056
Overview The Charlotte Woman's Club is the oldest civic organization in Charlotte. Organized in 1899 as the Study Club for Mothers, that group enlarged its membership and civic activities in 1902 and became the Charlotte Woman's Club. Includes minutes, newsletters, programs, financial records, 1924 register, scrapbooks, correspondence, and membership applications.
Dates: 1901 - 1989

Daughters of the American Revolution, Liberty Hall Chapter, records

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Identifier: MS0147
Overview Records of a DAR chapter organized in 1908 to commemorate Liberty Hall Academy, North Carolina's first college, which was established in Charlotte in 1771 under the name Queen's College. Contains minutes, correspondence, programs, and financial material but no membership applications. Also includes 15 scrapbooks documenting local history and the activities of the chapter.
Dates: 1907 - 1987; 1909 - 1987

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mecklenburg Chapter, records

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Identifier: MS0080
Overview Records of the first DAR chapter in North Carolina, founded in 1898. Contains membership applications, including that of Mary Anna Morrison Jackson, widow of General Stonewall Jackson; minutes of chapter and executive board meetings; histories of the chapter and the state organization; and a list of tombstone inscriptions in Settlers Cemetery in uptown Charlotte.
Dates: 1898 - 1993

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter, records

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Identifier: MS0146
Overview Records of a DAR chapter founded in 1912 by descendents of the signers of the disputed Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Includes membership applications, minutes, yearbooks, financial records, memorials to deceased members, information on historical markers erected by the chapter, scrapbooks, and material concerning the Mecklenburg Declaration and the preservation of the home of Hezekiah Alexander.
Dates: 1912 - 1992

Junior Daughters of the American Revolution records

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Identifier: MS0389
Overview Collection contains of a scrapbook and a small collection of organizational records from the Charlotte, North Carolina, Junior DAR chapter.
Dates: 1936 - 1941

Winifred Nance papers

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Identifier: MS0118
Overview Papers documenting her sex discrimination case against the Union Carbide plant in Charlotte. Consists primarily of legal documents, including motions, briefs, court proceedings, and depositions. Also includes correspondence with Union Carbide and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, material on similar cases, and Nance's personal notes and diaries.
Dates: 1972 - 1979

Frances J. Strouse papers concerning the Zonta Club of Charlotte

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Identifier: MS0520
Overview The collection contains items related to Frances Strouse's tenure at the Zonta Club, primarily from 1980-1981. It contains a photo album, member directory and a 1976 issue of Zontian, the official magazine of Zonta International.
Dates: 1976, 1980-1981

Alice Lindsay Tate papers

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Identifier: MS0075
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

Virginia Dare Book Club records

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Identifier: MS0202
Overview Archives of Charlotte's second oldest book club (founded 1893), including yearbooks, newspaper clippings, and invitations.
Dates: 1894 - 2019

Women Executives records

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Identifier: MS0396
Overview The records of the Women Executives, a Charlotte, NC organization, span from 1977 to 2008. The bulk of the records include the organization's charter and bylaws, minutes of meetings, newsletters, membership information, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1977 - 2013