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Mark Bernstein papers

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Identifier: MS0544
Overview Papers documenting Bernstein's work in the Charlotte arts community (including the Charlotte Symphony, Bechtler Museum and Blumenthal Performing Arts Center), Shalom Park and its constituent organizations and the Charlotte law community. Contains correspondence, newspaper articles, deeds, awards, lectures, journals and printed works.
Dates: 1943 - 2015

Elizabeth Gloser DeSantis papers

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Identifier: MS0440
Overview The collection contains a small assortment of papers from Elizabeth Gloser DeSantis, who attended nursing school at Michael Reese Hospital in Gary, Indiana in 1938 and 1939, and later enlisted to serve in the 38th Evacuation Unit in 1942. With the 38th Evac, she served in Tunisia and Italy, recording a diary throughout her service. The collection consists of the original diary, a typed transcript of the diary, a photographic scrapbook, some loose photographs and a few other papers.
Dates: 1938 - 1945

James H. Evans papers

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Identifier: MS0444
Overview This collection of two items (a diary recorded in 1864 and 1865, and a New Testament) were the property of James H. Evans, of Company F, 7th Wisconsin Volunteers. Evans was taken prisoner and incarcerated at the POW Camp in Salisbury, NC. He died on January 28, 1865. A few of the diary entries that merit particular attention are for May 5 and 6, 1864 (the days when Evans saw combat and was taken prisoner), November 25 (an attempted prison break-out), Sunday, December 18 (when three men...
Dates: 1864 - 1865

Raymond Floyd Evans diary

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 88
Identifier: MS0088
Overview Diary of an itinerant construction laborer, truck driver, and small-machinery repairman living in Wichita Falls, Texas, and Frederick, Oklahoma. Provides opinions on politics and current events.
Dates: 1963 - 1976

Ruth Ann Douglass Fogartie travel diary

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 232
Identifier: MS0232
Overview Contains a typewritten travel diary that describes a group trip from Charlotte to Europe in 1972.
Dates: 1972

Hopewell Presbyterian Church (Huntersville, N.C.) records

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Identifier: MS0248
Overview Records of one of the oldest Presbyterian churches in Mecklenburg County, including minutes of the Session (1843-1959); records of the treasurer (1817-73, 1940-56); minutes of the Board of Deacons (1954-58); and minutes and accounts of the Ladies Missionary Society (1876-1917), Girls Aid Society (1880-90), Sunday School secretary (1905-39), Women's Auxiliary (1922-46), Ella Houston and Lynn Moore Circles (1929-34), Bible Class (1938-39), and Women of the Church (1955-69). Also includes the farm...
Dates: 1817 - 1970

Buford Patterson diary

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Identifier: MS0352
Overview Photocopy of typed diary written by a Charlotte native documenting his participation in the Bataan Death March and his confinement in POW camps in the Philippines and Japan during WWII.
Dates: 1941 - 1945

Ethel Trotter Williams papers

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Identifier: MS0258
Overview Papers of Williams as a teenager, college student, wife, and mother in Charlotte in the first half of the 20th century. Includes her diaries (1910-1916) and letters (1917-1938) to her from her husband, John F. Williams.
Dates: 1910 - 1950