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J. Walter Potts family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0402
Overview Potts Family papers2 is a small collection of papers, beginning with John Neely in 1776, continuing with the Grier family (a.k.a. Greer family), then the Hunter family and ultimately the J. Walter Potts family in the early twentieth century; all from the Steele Creek Township in southwestern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The papers include documentation concerning real estate transactions, receipts for taxes and consumer goods, promissory notes, letters to and from various family...

Rexham Corporation drawings of Mecklenburg County landmarks

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Identifier: MS0257
Overview Collection consists of reproductions of pen-and-wash drawings of historical landmarks in Mecklenburg County, N.C., by Teresa Beth Hough, issued by Rexham Corporation, Charlotte, N.C., in 1976. Landmarks depicted include the Berryhill House, the Robert Grier House, St. Mary's Chapel at the Thompson Orphanage, and St. Peter's Episcopal Church.

Sample Family papers

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 240
Identifier: MS0240
Overview Photocopies of indentures and surveys relating to land in northern Mecklenburg County along the Catawba River owned by the Sample Family. Some of the papers relate to land previously owned by James Latta, whose ca. 1800 house is the centerpiece for the present-day Historic Latta Plantation. Also includes genealogical information about the Sample Family.

Milton Short papers

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Identifier: MS0182
Overview Papers relating to his membership on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Consoli-dation Study Committee (1968-70) and his involvement with Crestran Corporation (1976-78), a non-profit corporation established to analyze the feasibility of high-speed rail passenger service between Raleigh and Anderson, S.C. Includes notes, correspondence, reports, speeches, minutes, and clippings. Contains no material concerning Short's service on the Charlotte City Council (1965-79).

Spirit Square Center for Arts and Educations records

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Identifier: MS0241
Overview Corporate, financial and program records of Spirit Square Center for Arts and Education, Inc. in Charlotte, N.C. During its 21-year existence (1976-1997) Spirit Square Center provided a venue for musical and theatrical performances, art classes and studios, and gallery space. It also served as an incubator for fledgling art groups, including the Charlotte Repertory Theater and the Light Factory.

Spratt family papers

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 140
Identifier: MS0140
Overview Photocopies of correspondence, memoirs, genealogical material, and clippings relating to the descendants of Thomas Spratt, one of the first white settlers in Mecklenburg County. Includes a memoir (1875) of Thomas Dryden Spratt with references to the disputed Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.

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 slaves, contracts with overseers, two acrostics by...

Richard Vinroot papers

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Identifier: MS0259
Overview Papers documenting the two mayoral terms (1991-95) of Richard Vinroot as the mayor of Charlotte, N.C. The papers highlight the city council, the chamber of commerce, community development, consolidation of city and county government and services, crime (including drug enforcement and the police department), cultural relations (especially Charlotte's interaction with its "sister cities"), education, housing, municipal services (including compensation of city employees, reorganization of...

A. Grant Whitney papers

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Identifier: MS0243
Overview Papers of a Charlotte civic leader, particularly documenting the founding and operation of Festival in the Park (1963-96). Contains material on the visits of presidents Eisenhower (1954) and Ford (1975); respective bicentennials of the City of Charlotte (1968), the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (1975), and the United States (1976); Billy Graham appreciation programs (1968, 1978); Carolina Carrousel Parade; the Shrine Bowl football game; and LeGette Blythe's drama, Voice in the...

Whitsett family records

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 322
Identifier: MS0322
Overview The collection contains primarily property deeds, for plots of land in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, dating from 1860 to 1947. The collection also includes some promissory notes.

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Alexander, Annie Lowrie 1
Alexander, Frederick Douglas 1
Alexander, Kelly M. 1
Alexander, Sue Ramsey 1
Alexander, William Davidson 1
Alexander, William Tasse 1
Arts and Science Council (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Banks family 1
Barnes, Frank (Frank Carey) 1
Barringer, Rufus 1
Barry family 1
Bisaner family 1
Brookshire, Stanford R. 1
Brotherton, Ken 1
Caldwell, Isaac Pearson 1
Caldwell, Samuel Craighead 1
Carolinas Stadium (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Casanova, Richard L. 1
Cedar Grove House (N.C.) 1
Charlotte (N.C.). Mayor's Community Relations Committee. Mayor's Community Relations Committee 1
Charlotte (N.C.). Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee. Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee 1
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Access Corporation 1
Charlotte Repertory Theatre (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Charlotte Uptown Development Corporation (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Citizens Forum 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee (N.C.) 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools--Management 1
Citizens for Effective Government (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
City-County Consolidation Study Committee (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 1
Cityfair (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Cochran family 1
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 37th 1
Cumming family 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Liberty Hall Chapter (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Mecklenburg Chapter (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Dickson Plantation (N.C.) 1
Festival in the Park (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Fincher, Al 1
First National Bank (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Freemasons. Long Creek Masonic Lodge, No. 205 (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Frye family 1
Frye, W. G. 1
Gilreath family 1
Gilreath, Kate Pearson Caldwell 1
Goodnight, Barbara A. 1
Greer family 1
Grier family 1
Hampton family 1
Harris, J. G. 1
Hawley, F. O. (Francis Oscar) 1
Helms, H. Parks 1
Henderson family 1
Henderson, Cornelia Wearn 1
Hill, A. P., (A. Powell) 1
Homestead Mill (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Hopewell Presbyterian Church (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 1
Horton, George Moses 1
Hough, Teresa Beth 1
Houston family 1
Hughey family 1
Hunter family 1
Irwin family 1
Irwin, Batte 1
Irwin, John Robinson 1
Irwin, Mary Hays 1
J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) 1
Jetton family 1
Jetton, Sarah Elizabeth 1
Jetton, Sarah Grimes 1
Jetton, William Alexander 1
Jetton, William Howard 1
Johnston family 1
Johnston, Helen F. 1
Kerr, Bleeka Ritch (Bleeka M. Ritch) 1
Kirk & Alexander (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Knox family 1
Knox family--Genealogy 1
Kratt, Mary Norton 1
Kuester, Clarence O. (Clarence Otto), 1876-1948 1
Lane, James Henry, 1833-1907 1
Lane, Thomas G. 1
Lanyoex family 1
Latta Place (N.C.) 1
Latta family 1
Latta, Eliza D. (Eliza Dilworth) (Correspondence) 1
Latta, James 1
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