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John M. (John Montgomery) Belk papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS0060
Overview Official papers as mayor of Charlotte (1969-77), dating primarily from his last term. Includes correspondence, reports, and speeches relating to the administration of city government, especially community development, roads, and mass transit.

Blumenthal family papers

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Call Number: MS0394
Overview The collection contains primarily the papers and photographs of I.D. and Herman Blumenthal and also records from the Radiator Specialty Company, and the Blumenthal Foundation. Other papers concern Judaism, Israel, Wildacres Conference Center and Retreat, the Blumenthal Jewish Home and Fair Oaks Assisted Living Facility, during the twentieth century.

Harry L. Dalton papers

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Call Number: MS0036
Overview Papers of a Charlotte business executive, bibliophile, and benefactor of art museums and libraries in North Carolina. Includes personal and business correspondence, biographical and genealogical materials, subject files, diaries, manuscripts and ephemera, personal and family papers, publications, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The personal papers document Dalton's patronage of the Duke University Library, the Mint Museum, and the library of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte;...

W.H. and S.E. Jetton papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS0391
Overview Collection 391 is a small collection of papers generated primarily by William Howard Jetton and his sister, Sarah Elizabeth Jetton, from 1908 to 2007.

Clarence O. Kuester, Sr., papers

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Call Number: MS0443
Overview Clarence O. Kuester, Sr. was active with the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and a tireless promoter of the city and its business potential. The collection also contains a significant assortment of papers concerning a theatrical production entitled “Shout Freedom” which was Kuester’s brain-child and was staged just after his death, in the spring of 1948.

William S. Lee, III, speech

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 380
Call Number: MS0380
Overview Keynote address of William S. Lee (President and Chief Operating Officer of the Duke Power Company) at the 1979 Joint Power Generation Conference, in Charlotte, N.C., on October 8, 1979.

Victor Shaw papers

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Call Number: MS0095
Overview Papers of Shaw, Charlotte mayor (1949-53), primarily related to his first term. Includes correspondence, speeches, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and a recording of presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower's campaign speech in Charlotte (1952).

Morris Speizman papers

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Call Number: MS0082
Overview Papers of a Charlotte businessman, author, and Jewish community leader. Includes biographical material; typescript of his book, Our World to Come (1975); manuscript autobiography of his father, David S. Speizman (ca. 1873-1957), who immigrated from Poland in 1905; and correspondence with and material about Harry Golden.

Philip Lance Van Every papers

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Call Number: MS0111
Overview Primarily papers relating to his two terms as mayor of Charlotte (1953-1957). Includes routine correspondence, speeches, clippings, biographical information, and photographs. Also contains a small amount of material relating to his personal life and family and to his service as president and chair of the board of Lance, Inc. (1943-1973).

John Weil papers

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Call Number: MS0408
Overview The collection consists of the papers of John (Jack) Weil, circa 1960-2009. This includes, journals, appointment books, papers from Christ Episcopal Church (in Charlotte, NC), Weil family genealogical notes, records from Systems Associates, Inc., and a rare IBM corporate songbook.