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E. K. Fretwell, Jr. papers

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Identifier: MS0200
Overview Personal papers of Elbert Kirtley (E.K.) Fretwell, Jr. (1923-2012), the second chancellor of UNC Charlotte (1979-1989). Includes files regarding his service as Vice Consul in Czechoslovakia; his education and early teaching days; his positions at City University of New York, State University of New York at Buffalo, and UNC Charlotte; his involvement with various associations and commissions concerning higher education and transportation, including numerous trips abroad; his publications,...

Howell Family papers

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Identifier: MS0264
Abstract Papers of the Powell, Poole, O’Rorke, and Claney families of Charlotte, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and New York City, concerning various aspects of their entertainment careers. Individuals featured in the papers include Conza Howell and her husband, Howard Moorehead Claney. The collection primarily consists of correspondence and photographs.

Dan Kirsch papers concerning the Charlotte LGBT community

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Identifier: MS0358
Scope and Contents The collection is a miscellany of materials (cards, flyers, brochures, programs, etc.) from the Charlotte gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. It also includes three or four posters about Charlotte Gay Pride, and "Coming Out" events. These materials are duplicates from the collection at Duke.

Erastus C. McAlpine papers

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Identifier: MS0346
Overview Diaries of a worker in Charlotte’s Louise Cotton Mill. Topics mentioned include textile mills, religion, the weather, activities of family and friends, and public events from local to the international.

Newell family papers

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Identifier: MS0287
Overview Miscellaneous papers of the family, particularly those of Leon B. Newell, a Charlotte physician. Includes certificates, correspondence, genealogical materials, a household inventory (1916), newspaper clippings, photographs, notes and miscellaneous receipts.

Winifred Barbour Simpson papers

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Identifier: MS0332
Overview Collection is a small assortment of papers and scrapbooks produced by Winifred Barbour Simpson, from 1931 to 1984. The most notable items in the collection are her scrapbooks (which mostly concern her attendance of Charlotte Technical High School) and the papers that she and her (future) husband produced during WWII.

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...