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Frank Barnes papers

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Identifier: MS0372
Overview The collection concerns primarily Dr. Frank Barnes’ leadership of a conservative “watch-dog” group known as Citizens for Effective Government, in Charlotte, North Carolina, from the late 1980s to 1995. It also includes records Barnes kept once he retired from the CEFG, 1995-2001. The CFEG lobbied for minimization of local government bureaucracy and taxes.

Jack Claiborne papers

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Identifier: MS0377
Overview The collection contains papers produced by Jack Claiborne over the course of his career in journalism and media communications, beginning in 1941 and spanning until his retirement as the Associate Vice Chancellor of Public Relations at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2000 (a few items come after that date). The collection also includes many of the speeches he delivered at public events, editorials he wrote while working for the Charlotte Observer, and research notes and drafts...

Harriet Doar papers

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Identifier: MS0199
Overview Papers of Harriet Doar, a newspaper journalist, author, poet, and social commentator, whose work primarily was published in the Charlotte News from 1939 to 1946, and the Charlotte Observer from 1959 to 1982. This collection also includes her articles, correspondence, notes on other writers, and research subject files from the mid to late twentieth century.

Darryl Logsdon collection of Charlotte LGBTQ publications

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Identifier: MS0461
Scope and Contents The collection consists of LGBTQ publications produced in Charlotte, North Carolina. The bulk of the material comprises newsletters. First Tuesday (1989-1992), represents the largest and most comprehensive run in the collection (18 issues). Additional titles include North Carolina lesbian and gay pride (1993-1994), and Out Charlotte (1995).

Colbert Augustus "Pete" McKnight papers

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Identifier: MS0132
Overview Original cartoons by an editorial cartoonist for The Charlotte Observer (1958 71, 1978 present) and WSOC TV (1971 78). Includes reprints of his 1968 Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoons. Papers of an editor of The Charlotte News (1949-54) and The Charlotte Observer (1955-76). Consists primarily of material relating to his service as editor of The Observer and as president and project director for the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Also includes material about his association with the...

Eugene Payne cartoons

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Identifier: MS0008
Overview Original cartoons by an editorial cartoonist for The Charlotte Observer (1958-1971, returning in 1978) and WSOC-TV (1971-1978). Includes reprints of his 1968 Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoons.

Steve Perille photographs

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Identifier: MS0435
Overview Black and white photographs (many with negatives) taken by photographic essayist, Steve Perille.

Sayre and Sullivan Families Papers

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Identifier: MS0214
Overview Primarily papers of Ella Hargrove Sayre Sullivan Robinson, a Montgomery, Ala., native who married Walter Bernard Sullivan (1885-1921), co-owner of The Columbia Record (1912-15) and The Charlotte Observer (1916-21). Includes business records and family papers (ca. 1846-ca. 1900) of the Sayre family; Robinson's correspondence and financial records as a young woman, wife, and widow; and some financial records (1912-1922) of The Charlotte Observer.