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Mecklenburg Historical Association records

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Identifier: MS0158
Overview Records of Mecklenburg County’s oldest and largest historical organization from its establishment in 1954. Includes minutes, programs, financial records, and information on historic preservation projects sponsored by the association. Also includes photographs of the 1948 production of LeGette Blythe's outdoor drama, Shout Freedom!, material about the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence and its observance, and general information on local history.
Dates: 1898 - 2009; 1954 - 1999

Mecklenburg Iron Works drawings

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Identifier: MS0190
Overview Blueprints of projects constructed by a Charlotte firm, which was established in 1856 by John Wilkes and sold to Carolina Steel Corporation in the 1960s. Includes drawings for residences and commercial buildings, primarily in the Charlotte area.
Dates: 1945 - 1968; 1948 - 1968

Mutual Savings and Loan Association drawings of Mecklenburg County landmarks

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Identifier: MS0180
Overview Series of reproductions of frameable pen-and-wash drawings of landmarks in Mecklenburg County, N.C., by artists Al Fincher, Gene M. Love, and E. Springs, issued by Mutual Savings and Loan Association, Charlotte, N.C., in 1966. Landmarks depicted include the Covenant Presbyterian Church, the American Doughboy Statue, the Mecklenburg County Courthouse, and Cedar Grove Plantation. Printed descriptions of the landmarks accompanying the drawings provide historical information and dates of...
Dates: 1966

Nebel Knitting Company scrapbook materials

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Identifier: MS0115
Overview Contents of old scrapbooks which include advertising material for a Charlotte-based hosiery mill founded in 1923 by William Nebel, a German immigrant, and purchased in 1968 by Morris Speizman. Also includes photographs of employees.
Dates: 1936 - 1969

Oasis and Omar Temples, N.M.S. (Charlotte, N.C.) records

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Identifier: MS0194
Overview Primarily correspondence of the Widows's Fund, a life insurance program for lodge members. Also includes general material on local lodges and architectural drawings for the Masonic Temple in uptown Charlotte (demolished 1987).
Dates: 1905 - 1947; 1924 - 1944

Arthur Gould Odell papers

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Identifier: MS0098
Overview Primarily biographical material about a prominent Charlotte architect and advertising material relating to Odell Associates, Inc., the firm he founded in 1940. Also includes central area and cultural plans for Charlotte and Raleigh, a film documenting the opening of the Charlotte Coliseum/Ovens Auditorium complex in 1955, and a pictorial map of historic sites in Cabarrus County.
Dates: 1935 - 1988; 1961 - 1988

James Norman Pease papers

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Identifier: MS0097
Overview Items relating to a prominent Charlotte architect and to J. N. Pease Associates, the firm he founded in 1938. Includes drawings of Charlotte's Central High School, a transcript of an interview with Dean W. Colvard, and advertising brochures about the firm.
Dates: 1921, 1927, 1957, 1988; 1957 - 1983

Ed Perzel papers

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Identifier: MS0349
Overview The collection concerns Perzel's interest and work in the preservation of historic buildings in Charlotte, NC. Most of the collectcion consists of photographs of historic buildings and residences, and photos of street scenes of Charlotte in the early 20th century.
Dates: circa 1910-1980

Rexham Corporation drawings of Mecklenburg County landmarks

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Identifier: MS0257
Overview Contains reproductions of pen-and-wash drawings of historical landmarks in Mecklenburg County, N.C. Landmarks include the Berryhill House, the Robert Grier House, St. Mary's Chapel at the Thompson Orphanage, and St. Peter's Episcopal Church.
Dates: 1976

United States Courthouse and Post Office Building (Charlotte, N.C.) lithograph

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 236
Identifier: MS0236
Overview Contains a lithograph of an architectural rendering of the United States Courthouse and Post Office Building that was located on W. Trade St. in uptown Charlotte.
Dates: 1889

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Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America. Oasis Temple (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America. Omar Temple (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Boyte-Williams Architects 1
Charlotte College -- Office of Information 1
Charlotte Law Building (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Cone, Bonnie E. , 1907-2003 1
Davidson family 1
Festival in the Park (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Fincher, Al 1
Hawkins Kibler Associates 1
Hopewell Presbyterian Church (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 1
Hough, Teresa Beth 1
Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Hugh Torrance House and Store (N.C.) 1
J. R. Waddell & Sons 1
J.A. Jones Construction 1
Love, Gene M. 1
Marsh, M. R. (Marion Rossiter) 1
Mecklenburg Iron Works (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Mutual Savings and Loan Association (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Nebel Knitting Company 1
Nebel Knitting Mill (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Oasis and Omar Temple, N.M.S. (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Odell, Arthur Gould 1
Pease, J. Norman (James Norman) 1
Perzel, Edward Spaulding 1
Rexham Corporation (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Springs, E. 1
Torrance Mill (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 1
Torrance, Hugh 1
Torrance, James 1
United States Courthouse (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
United States Post Office (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees 1
University of North Carolina at Charlotte 1
Wadell Construction, Inc 1
Whitney, A. Grant (Adelbert Grant) 1
Whitton, Beaumert 1
Woodward, James H. (University chancellor) 1
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