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Overview Papers docuenting James Harrison Arthur's work as a textile mill accountant in North and South Carolina and the business and financial records of John Clough Farrar, a wholesale grocer and cotton broker in Charleston, South Carolina and planter in Union county, South Carolina. Includes correspondence, subject files, daily expense records, plantation account books, photographs and genealogical material. Also includes some material on James Park McComb's gold mining activities in Charlotte.
Dates: 1809 - 1978
Overview The collection consists of papers of the Carpenter family, relating primarily to their farming activities in Lincoln and Gaston counties from 1834 to 1935. The collection also includes banking records, business and tax receipts, correspondence, insurance records, papers from the National Grange, Depression era relief records, and promissory notes.
Dates: 1835 - 1934
Overview Papers of the Davidson family of Rural Hill Plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C., and of the related families Alexander, Barry, Hampton, Montieth, and Wilson. Includes correspondence, family Bibles, financial records, land records, newspaper clippings, photographs, and plantation records for Rural Hill, as well as Dickson (Dixon) in Gaston County, N.C.
Dates: 1756 - 1998; 1833 - 1976
Scope and Contents The English Language Oral Histories contains literary projects developed in 1995 and 1996. These projects may include a transcription of an oral interview, a linguistics analysis of the interview subject and a historical analysis. Some were produced in photodocumentary form and include pictures. These projects were part of English courses taught by Dr. Boyd Davis at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.In 1979 Ed Perzel conducted a large number of interviews of people of...
Dates: 1995 - 1996
Overview Papers related to the William Abram Jenkins family, including photographs, survey maps of the family farm, and biographical information.
Dates: 1889 - 1980; 1924
Overview The Rankin Family papers consist of a wide variety of materials, though the majority of the collection concerns this family’s ownership and stewardship of the land that they have owned in Gaston County, NC, since the late eighteenth century. There are also items relating to the Rev. Frank B. Rankin and his daughter, Mary Delia Rankin Jarman as well as material relating to Gaston county history and the genealogy of several Gaston families.
Dates: 1754 - 2006
- Subject: Gaston County (N.C.) X
- Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 5
- Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 1
- Alexander family 1
- Alexander, Noah L. 1
- Arthur family 1
- Barry family 1
- Carpenter family 1
- Carpenter, David 1
- Carpenter, J. E. (John Edward) 1
- Carpenter, John F. (John Franklin) 1
- Carpenter, Michael 1
- Carpenter, Samuel 1
- Catawba Lands Conservancy 1
- Davidson family 1
- Davis, Boyd H. 1
- Dickson Plantation (N.C.) 1
- Farrar family 1
- Hampton family 1
- Jenkins family 1
- Montieth family 1
- National Grange 1
- North Carolina Cotton Growers Cooperative Association--Sources 1
- Rankin family 1
- Rural Hill Plantation (N.C.) 1
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dept. of English 1
- Wilson family 1 ∧ less