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Richard Elton Thigpen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0187
Overview Primarily photocopied material relating to Thigpen's work as Mecklenburg County manager for Willis Smith in the 1950 U.S. Senate campaign. Includes a scrapbook of clippings. Also includes a report (1958) of the Study Committee for City-County School Consolidation.
Dates: 1950-1958, 1991

William Boyce and Mary Neal Overcash Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0554
Overview Thompson was a decorated pilot in WWII, shot down and buried in Europe. His wife, Mary Neal Overcash, later married again to Joseph R. Sparling, Jr. This small collection includes correspondence, financial papers, biographical material about Thompson, rationing supplies, and papers about the Overcash family.
Dates: 1942 - 1945

Nancy Tilly papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0242
Overview Papers relating to her novel, Golden Girl (New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1985), which won the 1986 Juvenile Literature Award presented by the North Carolina division of the American Association of University Women. Includes drafts, correspondence with and notes of her editor, pages and galley proofs, and cassette recording of the author reading her work. The earliest draft (1979) includes notes made by novelist Lee Smith, in whose class Tilly began the work.
Dates: 1979-1985

Time Out Youth records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0455
Overview Time Out Youth's mission is to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth by offering vital programs, fostering unconditional acceptance, and creating safe spaces for self-expression through leadership, community support and advocacy. The collection includes records of programs and events sponsored by TOY, training documentation, and collected statistical data. Materials date from circa 2000-2010.
Dates: approximately 1991-2013

Torrance and Banks families papers

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Identifier: MS0087
Overview Papers of Hugh Torance (1743-1816) and his descendants, including, and especially, his son, James Galbraith Torrance (sic) (1784-1847), and his grandson Richard Allison Torrance (1833-1927), concerning their extensive mercantile, planting, and milling operations at Cedar Grove plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C. Includes account books, Revolutionary War service records, family correspondence, land and estate records, information on enslaved people, contracts with overseers, two...
Dates: 1765 - 1982; 1800 - 1900

Diana Travis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0545
Overview Diana Travis is a local Charlotte activist and a member of the Charlotte LGBTQ community. The bulk of the collection documents the Better Homos and Gardens events, but also includes correspondence, and newspaper clippings and articles.
Dates: 1971 - 2016

Trombone Shout Music collection

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 488
Identifier: MS0488
Scope and Contents 1 CD: "Shout & Testify: The Tigers, trombone shout band music: a live documentary recording" Cassette case labels for "Heaven: Graceland McCollough Tigers" Cassette case labels for "Dancing with Daddy G." 1 file of printouts about the history of trombone shout choirs or bands, featured in many United House of Prayer For All People churches.
Dates: 1993 - 2001

Minette Trosch papers

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Identifier: MS0106
Overview Papers of a Charlotte city council member, including correspondence and reports. Also includes material relating to her service on the board of directors of the National League of Cities and as a member of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Committee of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Dates: 1977 - 1987

Joseph Samuel Nathaniel Tross papers

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Identifier: MS0373
Overview Papers, photographs, newspaper clippings, radio broadcast transcripts and sound recordings of Dr. Joseph Samuel Nathaniel Tross, a minister in the AME Zion Church, editor of the Charlotte Post, and civil rights leader in Charlotte, NC from the 1930s until his death in 1971.
Dates: 1927 - 1971

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North Carolina. Office of Archives and History 3
Tate family 3
Time Out Youth (Charlotte, N.C.) 3
United States. Army. Evacuation Hospital (38th) 3
Wilson family 3
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Alexander, Hezekiah 2
Alexander, J. B. (John Brevard) 2
Arts and Science Council (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Asbury, Louis H. (Louis Humbert) 2
Banks family 2
Barnes, Frank (Frank Carey) 2
Blythe, LeGette 2
Boyte, Jack O. (Jack Orr) 2
Brabham, Robin 2
Carver College (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Carver, Ann C. 2
Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Charlotte Redevelopment Commission 2
Charlotte observer (Charlotte, N.C. : 1916) 2
City-County Consolidation Study Committee (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 2
Daniels, Selby A. 2
Daughters of the American Revolution. Liberty Hall Chapter (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Festival in the Park (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
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Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Hanchett, Thomas W., Legacy, the Myers Park story 2
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Levine Museum of the New South 2
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Moore family 2
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. North Carolina State Conference of Branches 2
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North Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 2
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United Confederate Veterans. North Carolina Division 2
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dept. of Art 2
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dept. of English 2
WBT (Radio station : Charlotte, N.C.) 2
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Walker family 2
Washington, George 2
Whitney, A. Grant (Adelbert Grant) 2
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