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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...
Dates: 1940 - 1996

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.
Dates: 1860-1947

Kenneth Wilson Whitsett papers

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Identifier: MS0270
Overview Papers of Kenneth Wilson Whitsett, a Charlotte historian, artist, and co-founder of Pictorial Engraving Co. In 1934 Kenneth and two of his brothers, Lemuel and Theron, established the Pictorial Engraving Company. He painted murals for the Charlotte City Club and the Orange County Historical Museum in Hillsborough. He was one of the original members of the board of directors for the Mint Museum of Art (1934-1938).
Dates: 1824 - 1975

Beaumert Whitton Papers

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Identifier: MS0117
Overview Personal, family, and business papers of a long-time Charlotte resident and construction company executive. Includes his diaries as a high school student (late 1920s); family correspondence and photographs; some records of the Southeastern Construction Company, the family firm, including photographs of projects in Cuba (circa 1917) and in North Carolina and South Carolina (1920s-1960s); records of other businesses the family owned; and files concerning his civic activities, including minutes...
Dates: 1908 - 1984

Dink Widenhouse papers

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Identifier: MS0375
Overview Materials concerning the career of NASCAR driver David Franklin "Dink," Widenhouse.
Dates: 1950 - 1960

Wilkes family papers

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Identifier: MS0038
Overview Papers of a family that settled in Charlotte in the 1850s. Contains extensive records involving the purchase and operations of gold mines, mills, and other businesses owned by the family and by their Renwick and Smedberg relations in North Carolina and South Carolina beginning in the 1820s. Also contains papers of Admiral Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) pertaining to the U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838-42, correspondence relating to his purchase of the High Shoals Iron Works in Gaston County,...
Dates: 1818 - 1947

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

Robert Franklin Williams FBI files

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Identifier: MS0329
Overview Declassified documents copied from Federal Bureau of Investigation records regarding Robert Franklin Williams, a civil rights leader and black revolutionary from Monroe, North Carolina. All records in the collection were acquired through the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act (United States Code, Section 552).
Dates: 2000 - 2000

Julia Willis papers

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Identifier: MS0427
Overview The collection consists of the writings of Julia Willis, of Charlotte, North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts from the late 1960s to the late 1990s. Willis writes short stories, articles, short plays, books, contributions to various anthologies and poetry. The subject matter of her writing is almost exclusively dedicated to lesbian issues and politics. Most of her plays have been produced and some of her writings have earned awards.
Dates: 1972 - 2002

Leslie Winner papers

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Identifier: MS0201
Overview Papers of a Charlotte attorney relating to her successful representation of the plantiff in Gingles v. Edmisten, in which the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the state of North Carolina illegally weakened the voting power of African-Americans in state house elections in Mecklenburg and five other legislative districts. Includes pleadings, briefs, transcripts of court proceedings, depositions and affidavits of witnesses, exhibits, research material and notes, maps, correspondence,...
Dates: 1963 - 1993; 1981 - 1986

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Alexander family 6
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 6
University of North Carolina at Charlotte--History 6
Charlotte (N.C.). City Council 5
Cone, Bonnie E. , 1907-2003 5
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Office of the Chancellor 5
Caldwell family 4
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 4
Colvard, Dean W., 1913-2007 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
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 3
Davidson family 3
Duke Power Company 3
Fretwell, E. K., 1923-2012 3
Golden, Harry, 1902-1981 3
North Carolina. Office of Archives and History 3
Perzel, Edward Spaulding 3
Woodward, James H. (University chancellor) 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
Barnes, Frank (Frank Carey) 2
Boyte, Jack O. (Jack Orr) 2
Brabham, Robin 2
Carver College (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Catawba Lands Conservancy 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
Daughters of the American Revolution. Liberty Hall Chapter (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Festival in the Park (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Foundation for the Carolinas 2
Freedom Park (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Garinger, Elmer Henry 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Henderson family 2
Irwin Avenue Open School (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Irwin family 2
J. Murrey Atkins Library. University Archives 2
Jefferson-Pilot Communications Company 2
Jetton family 2
Jetton, Sarah Elizabeth 2
Jetton, William Howard 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
NASCAR (Association) 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. North Carolina State Conference of Branches 2
North Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 2
Piedmont Junior High School (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Plaza-Midwood Neighborhood Association 2
Potts family 2
Rankin family 2
Reese, Addison H. (Addison Hardcastle) 2
Tate family 2
Taylor family 2
Time Out Youth (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
United Confederate Veterans. North Carolina Division 2
University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees 2
University of North Carolina (System) 2
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Belk College of Business 2
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dean of Students Office. 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
West Charlotte High School (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Whitney, A. Grant (Adelbert Grant) 2
Whitsett family 2
Wilson family 2
AIDS Prevention Advisory Committee (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 1
Adair, Tom 1
Alexander Funeral Home (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Alexander family -- Correspondence 1
Alexander, Alfred L. (Alfred Louis) 1
Alexander, Annie Lowrie 1
Alexander, Betty Yelton 1
Alexander, Evelyn Galloway -- 1923-1995 -- Correspondence. 1
Alexander, Evelyn Galloway, 1923-1995 1
Alexander, Frederick Douglas 1
Alexander, John Henry -- 1920-2006 -- Correspondence 1
Alexander, John Henry, 1920-2006 1
Alexander, Kelly M., Jr. 1
Alexander, M. A. (Marcus Aurelius), 1850-1906 1
Alexander, Margaret (Margaret Gilreece) 1
Alexander, Noah L. 1
Alexander, William Sample 1
Alexander, William Tasse 1
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