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Overview Primarily material about Hezekiah Alexander (1728-1801), member of a large and influential family that settled in Mecklenburg County in the 1760s. Includes transcriptions and photocopies of his will, estate inventory, and survey map of his property; material relating to the preservation of his home, built in 1774 and the oldest surviving building in Mecklenburg County; and genealogical information. Also includes a photograph of John Graham's diploma (1778) from Liberty Hall Academy.
Dates: 1778 - 1969; 1778 - 1806
Overview Public papers of a Charlotte politician and civil rights leader. Primarily material created and received by Alexander as the first African-American member of the Charlotte City Council in the 20th Century (1965-74) and as a North Carolina state senator (1975-80). Includes minutes and other papers related to council and senate activities; material on campaigns and voter registration drives; files on the local, state, and national Democratic Party; correspondence; speeches; clippings;...
Dates: 1908, 1931-1998; 1946 - 1980
Overview The Bisaner-Rankin Families papers consist of a wide variety of materials, though the majority of the collection consists of letters to and from various members of the Bisaner, and later the Rankin families, in Gaston County, NC and Marietta, GA, since the mid nineteenth century.
Dates: 1620-2000; 1800 - 1950
Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 458
Overview Single folder collection of three Battle of Charlotte DAR chapter yearbooks.
Dates: 2005 - 2009
Overview Genealogical research primarily for the Taylor Family and the Floyd Family. Appears to have print-outs and photocopies from LDS research. Some photographs included.