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Mary Boyer collection of historical postcards and papers

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Identifier: MS0121
Overview Some of the material in this collection consists primarily of copies of items placed in a cornerstone at First Ward School in Charlotte on March 13, 1900. Miscellaneous items relating to textiles, gold mining, and politics in North Carolina, including a letter of U.S. Senate candidate Cameron Morrison are also included. There are post cards of Charlotte and NC, slides, and scrapbooks. Also included are research notes for various historic sites and on people and places important to...

Jack O. Boyte papers

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Identifier: MS0367
Overview Collection 367 is a small arrangement of papers, concerning primarily Jack Boyte’s career in architectural preservation in Charlotte, North Carolina in the late twentieth century.

William P. Brandon Qur'an collection

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Identifier: MS0384
Overview The William P. Brandon Quran Collection consists of a large Qur'an (28 cm) probably dating from the 18th century, the white embroidered cloth satchel that originally housed it, and a small (13 cm) Qur'an.

Rupert Brooke papers

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Identifier: MS0166
Overview Includes autograph post card (1913?) to photographer Sherril Schell, transcriptions and photocopies of letters and poems, nine portrait photographs by Schell, and letters from Brooke's executor, Edward Marsh, to Schell concerning the photographs.

Stanford R. Brookshire papers

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Identifier: MS0041
Overview Chiefly official papers of Charlotte's first four-term mayor (1961-69). Comprised of subject files, correspondence, and speeches documenting almost a decade of change, particularly in regard to desegregation, and reflecting the increasing role of the federal government in addressing urban problems. Also includes material relating to national municipal organizations and to his family and personal life.

Ken Brotherton papers

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 152
Identifier: MS0152
Scope and Contents Primarily photocopies of articles published in the Mecklenburg Gazette, Mooresville Tribune, and Lake Norman Magazine about the history of North Mecklenburg and the Lake Norman area. Includes a nine-part article based on the Civil War letters of Joseph and Margaret Brawley Lipe of Iredell County. Also includes an essay, "Caldwell Family History," about descendants of the Lipe family.

Brown and Alexander (née Biberstein, Bowles, Meacham & Reed) records

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Identifier: MS0148
Overview Records of a Charlotte, North Carolina architectural firm founded in 1905 by Richard C. Biberstein (1859-1931), who had come to Charlotte in 1887. The firm became Biberstein & Bowles, Inc. then Biberstein, Bowles & Meacham later Biberstein, Bowles, Meacham & Reed and eventually Brown and Alexandera. Contains job files and drawings for projects, primarily textile mills and villages in North Carolina and Virginia. Also includes similar material for residences, schools, churches,...

Anita Stewart Brown papers

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Identifier: MS0507
Overview Personal papers, correspondence and memorabilia from Anita S. Brown. Includes materials from her nearly 30 years at Eastern Air Lines.

Josh Burford papers concerning the Charlotte LGBTQ+ Community

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Identifier: MS0556
Overview Josh Burford is best known for his work to preserve and make accessible the Queer history of the American South through the development of archival collections and oral histories. The bulk of the collection relates to the establishment and collecting efforts of the King-Henry-Brockington LGBTQ+ Archive, as well as research into the history of Charlotte's LGBTQ community.

Warren L. Burgess papers

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Identifier: MS0451
Overview The William Burgess papers comprise records related to Burgess's work for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission and as Town Planner for the town of Davidson, North Carolina. Materials include notebooks, sketchbooks, and a range of architectural drawings.

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Mecklenburg County (N.C.) 44
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Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, N.C. : 1916) 8
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Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence 8
North Carolina 8
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J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) 10
Alexander family 7
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte 7
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Charlotte (N.C.). City Council 6
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Golden, Harry, 1902-1981 6
University of North Carolina at Charlotte--History 6
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Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 4
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 4
J. Murrey Atkins Library. University Archives 4
Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners 4
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 4
Alexander, Kelly M. 3
Brookshire, Stanford R. 3
Catawba Lands Conservancy 3
Charlotte College 3
Davidson family 3
Duke Power Company 3
Lincoln, Abraham 3
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
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 2
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
Fire Ant Music 2
Foundation for the Carolinas 2
Freedom Park (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Gantt, Harvey B. (Harvey Bernard) 2
Garinger, Elmer Henry 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Hanchett, Thomas W., Legacy, the Myers Park story 2
Henderson family 2
Herman, Lew 2
Hopewell Presbyterian Church (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 2
Irwin family 2
Jamgotch, Nish 2
Jefferson-Pilot Communications Company 2
Jetton family 2
Jetton, Sarah Elizabeth 2
Jetton, William Howard 2
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 2
Knox family 2
Knox family--Genealogy 2
Kratt, Mary Norton 2
Kratt, Mary Norton, Legacy, the Myers Park story 2
Levine Museum of the New South 2
Lineberger, Clayton Sayre Sullivan 2
Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Health Dept. 2
Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Women's Commission 2
Mecklenburg Historical Association 2
Mecklenburg Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Political Action Committee (MeckPAC) 2
Moore family 2
Myers Park Baptist Church (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Myrick, Sue 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. North Carolina State Conference of Branches 2
Ney, Peter Stuart 2
North Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 2
Patterson, Buford (Horace Buford) 2
Perzel, Edward Spaulding 2
Pharr family 2
Plaza-Midwood Neighborhood Association 2
Potts family 2
Ramsey, J. G. M. (James Gettys McGready) 2
Rankin family 2
Shakespeare, William 2
Springs family 2
Taylor family 2
Torrance, Hugh 2
Torrance, James 2
Torrance, Richard Allison 2
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
WBTV (Television station : Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Walker family 2
Washington, George 2
Whitney, A. Grant (Adelbert Grant) 2
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