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AAA Carolinas records

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Identifier: MS0468
Overview The collection comprises the records of AAA Carolinas, from its inception as the Carolina Motor Club in 1922 through 2009 and includes correspondence, annual reports, consumer publications and promotional materials, internal publications, media clippings, historical photographs, and back issues of the Club's magazine.

Mahlon Adams papers

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Identifier: MS0493
Overview Mahlon Adams served on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Committee in the 1990s and played a large role in the redesign of Freedom Park where there is a pavilion named in her honor. The bulk of the collection is related to the foundation of the Freedom Park Neighborhood Association.

AIDS Prevention Advisory Committee Records

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Identifier: MS0261
Overview Records of a committee formed in 1988 to advise the Mecklenburg County (N.C.) Health Department on policies that would help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Charlotte (N.C.) region. Contains correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, studies, and surveys of the committee and related agencies, including the United Way-backed Regional HIV Consortium.

Alexander and Ramsey families papers

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Identifier: MS0162
Abstract Chiefly correspondence (1860s-1870s) of William Davidson Alexander (1840-1927) of Mecklenburg County; of his wife, Susan Amelia Ramsey Alexander (1843-90); and of her father, James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1797-1884), physician, historian, and entrepreneur of Knoxville. Also includes deeds, estate and guardian records, typescript memoir of Susan Ramsey Alexander, extracts from Ramsey's autobiography, a genealogy of the Ramsey family, and a travel diary/farm journal probably kept by Sue Ramsey...

Annie L. Alexander papers

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Identifier: MS0247
Overview Annie Alexander was born in Mecklenberg County, NC in 1864 and graduated from Woman's Medical College in Philadelphia in 1884. She returned to North Carolina in 1887 as the first woman to practice medicine in the South. The collection includes letters she wrote to her father, Dr. John Brevard Alexander, while a student and intern at the Women's Medical College in Philadelphia (1884-85); patient records; financial accounts; essays on medical topics; and newspaper clippings.

Alexander family papers

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Identifier: MS0030
Overview Primarily material about Hezekiah Alexander (1728-1801), member of a large and influential family that settled in Mecklenburg County in the 1760s. Includes transcriptions and photocopies of his will, estate inventory, and survey map of his property; material relating to the preservation of his home, built in 1774 and the oldest surviving building in Mecklenburg County; and genealogical information. Also includes a photograph of John Graham's diploma (1778) from Liberty Hall Academy.

Fred D. (Frederick Douglas) Alexander papers

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Identifier: MS0091
Overview Public papers of a Charlotte politician and civil rights leader. Primarily material created and received by Alexander as the first African-American member of the Charlotte City Council in the 20th Century (1965-74) and as a North Carolina state senator (1975-80). Includes minutes and other papers related to council and senate activities; material on campaigns and voter registration drives; files on the local, state, and national Democratic Party; correspondence; speeches; clippings;...

John B. Alexander papers

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Identifier: MS0218
Overview Papers of a Mecklenburg County physician. Includes account books, medical journals, correspondence, memorabilia, and writings. Also documents his services as a surgeon in the 37th North Carolina Regiment of the Confederate Army, as well as his general interest in the Civil War.

John Henry and Evelyn Galloway Alexander papers

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Identifier: MS0445
Overview The collection consists primarily of personal letters written between John A. Alexander and Evelyn G. Galloway while Alexander served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Also included are correspondence written to both of them by family and friends during the same time period.

Kelly M. Alexander, Jr. papers

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Identifier: MS0233
Overview The collection consists of papers generated primarily by Kelly M. Alexander, junior, as a result of his work with the NAACP at the local, state levels and national levels. Other papers in this collection were generated by Mrs. Margaret Alexander (widow of Kelly M. Alexander, senior), and Alfred Alexander (Kelly junior's brother) in his capacity as president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Chapter of the NAACP. The collection contains a wide variety of documentation concerning nearly all aspects...

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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
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 7
University of North Carolina at Charlotte 7
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Charlotte (N.C.). City Council 6
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 6
Golden, Harry, 1902-1981 6
University of North Carolina at Charlotte--History 6
NASCAR (Association) 5
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
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
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 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
Boyer, Mary Manning 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
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