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H. H. Baxter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0086
Overview Photocopies of scrapbooks kept by Baxter, Charlotte mayor (1943-49) and city council member (1935-41, 1951-59). Includes correspondence, clippings, speeches, and other material relating primarily to his political and civic activities.

John M. (John Montgomery) Belk papers

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Identifier: 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.

Stanford R. Brookshire papers

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Identifier: MS0041
Overview Chiefly official papers of Charlotte's first four-term mayor (1961-69). Comprised of subject files, correspondence, and speeches documenting almost a decade of change, particularly in regard to desegregation, and reflecting the increasing role of the federal government in addressing urban problems. Also includes material relating to national municipal organizations and to his family and personal life.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee records

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Identifier: MS0101
Overview Records of a committee established in 1961 by the mayor of Charlotte to help ease racial tensions and to assist in the gradual desegregation of public facilities. Includes correspondence, minutes, and clippings relating to the committee and its predecessor, the Friendly Relations Committee. Also contains material from state and national groups, including the North Carolina Mayor's Cooperating Committee, North Carolina Good Neighbor Council, National Citizens Committee for Community Relations,...

Daniel Clodfelter Mayoral papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.207.02.01]
Identifier: MS0560
Overview Daniel G. Clodfelter was the 57th mayor of Charlotte, NC serving from April 9, 2014 – December 7, 2015. He was appointed by the Charlotte City Council after the resignation of Mayor Patrick Cannon. The small collection primarily consists of expense reports related to: US Conference of Mayors, Mayors Innovation, Metro Mayors Meeting, and Holly Eskridge.

Ben E. Douglas papers

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Identifier: MS0109
Overview Papers of a Charlotte mayor (1935-41), businessman, and promoter of aviation. Consists primarily of material relating to Douglas's service (1961-79) on the Airport Advisory Committee for Charlotte/Douglas International Airport. Includes transcript of a radio address given by Douglas on Nov. 7, 1936, as mayor of Charlotte.

Anthony Foxx Mayoral Papers

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Identifier: MS0518
Overview Anthony Foxx was elected mayor of Charlotte in 2009. He served in that office until confirmed as Secretary of Transportation in June 2013. The materials document Anthony Foxx's tenure as Mayor of Charlotte, 2009-2013.

Harvey Gantt Mayoral papers

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Identifier: MS0031
Overview Comprised exclusively of Gantt's official files as the first African-American mayor of Charlotte (1983-87). Includes correspondence, reports, and speeches on such topics as the controversy over a site for the new coliseum, Charlotte's bid for an NBA franchise, and traffic congestion. Contains no records documenting his earlier city council tenure, his 1990 U.S. Senate campaign, or his professional career as an architect.

Kenneth R. Harris Mayoral papers

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Identifier: MS0089
Overview Official papers as mayor of Charlotte (1977-79). Includes subject files and correspondence relating to the administration of city government, with an emphasis on community development and the debate over a thoroughfare in southeast Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. [NOTE: Some material related to Harris's successor, John M. Belk, can be found in this collection; in addition, some of Harris's files may be found in the papers of his successor, Eddie Knox.].

Eddie Knox papers

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Identifier: MS0135
Overview Official papers as mayor of Charlotte (1979-83). Includes subject files, correspondence, and speeches relating to such topics as annexation, zoning, the proposed new coliseum, and transportation. Also includes some files of his predecessor, Kenneth R. Harris.