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Jack O. Boyte papers

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Call Number: MS0367
Overview Collection 367 is a small arrangement of papers, concerning primarily Jack Boyte’s career in architectural preservation in Charlotte, North Carolina in the late twentieth century.

Mecklenburg Historical Association records

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Call Number: MS0158
Overview Records of Mecklenburg County’s oldest and largest historical organization from its establishment in 1954. Includes minutes, programs, financial records, and information on historic preservation projects sponsored by the association. Also includes photographs of the 1948 production of LeGette Blythe's outdoor drama, Shout Freedom!, material about the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence and its observance, and general information on local history.

Oasis and Omar Temples, N.M.S. (Charlotte, N.C.) records

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Call Number: MS0194
Overview Primarily correspondence of the Widows's Fund, a life insurance program for lodge members. Also includes general material on local lodges and architectural drawings for the Masonic Temple in uptown Charlotte (demolished 1987).

Ed Perzel papers

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Call Number: MS0349
Overview The collection concerns Perzel's interest and work in the preservation of historic buildings in Charlotte, NC. Most of the collectcion consists of photographs of historic buildings and residences, and photos of street scenes of Charlotte in the early 20th century.

A. Grant Whitney papers

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Call Number: MS0243
Overview Papers of a Charlotte civic leader, particularly documenting the founding and operation of Festival in the Park (1963-96). Contains material on the visits of presidents Eisenhower (1954) and Ford (1975); respective bicentennials of the City of Charlotte (1968), the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (1975), and the United States (1976); Billy Graham appreciation programs (1968, 1978); Carolina Carrousel Parade; the Shrine Bowl football game; and LeGette Blythe's drama, Voice in the...