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Alexander and Ramsey families papers

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Identifier: MS0162
Abstract Chiefly correspondence (1860s-1870s) of William Davidson Alexander (1840-1927) of Mecklenburg County; of his wife, Susan Amelia Ramsey Alexander (1843-90); and of her father, James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1797-1884), physician, historian, and entrepreneur of Knoxville. Also includes deeds, estate and guardian records, typescript memoir of Susan Ramsey Alexander, extracts from Ramsey's autobiography, a genealogy of the Ramsey family, and a travel diary/farm journal probably kept by Sue Ramsey...

Annie L. Alexander papers

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Identifier: MS0247
Overview Annie Alexander was born in Mecklenberg County, NC in 1864 and graduated from Woman's Medical College in Philadelphia in 1884. She returned to North Carolina in 1887 as the first woman to practice medicine in the South. The collection includes letters she wrote to her father, Dr. John Brevard Alexander, while a student and intern at the Women's Medical College in Philadelphia (1884-85); patient records; financial accounts; essays on medical topics; and newspaper clippings.

Fred D. (Frederick Douglas) Alexander papers

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Identifier: MS0091
Overview Public papers of a Charlotte politician and civil rights leader. Primarily material created and received by Alexander as the first African-American member of the Charlotte City Council in the 20th Century (1965-74) and as a North Carolina state senator (1975-80). Includes minutes and other papers related to council and senate activities; material on campaigns and voter registration drives; files on the local, state, and national Democratic Party; correspondence; speeches; clippings;...

John B. Alexander papers

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Identifier: MS0218
Overview Papers of a Mecklenburg County physician. Includes account books, medical journals, correspondence, memorabilia, and writings. Also documents his services as a surgeon in the 37th North Carolina Regiment of the Confederate Army, as well as his general interest in the Civil War.

Kelly M. Alexander, Sr. papers

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Identifier: MS0055
Overview Papers documenting Alexander's service with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, including the Charlotte branch, his presidency of the North Carolina State Conference of Branches, and his membership on and chairing of the national board of directors. Includes minutes, correspondence, reports, speeches, programs, news releases, membership records, documentation on NAACP-initiated court cases, and material on voter education projects. Also includes material on the...

William Tasse Alexander Family papers

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Identifier: MS0256
Overview Papers of William Tasse Alexander and his descendants in the Mallard Creek area of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Consists primarily of records relating to the operation of the family plantation, including deeds and other legal papers, financial accounts, and information on cotton production and slaves. Also includes correspondence, an 1882 school register, genealogical material, clippings, photographs, and early twentieth century postcards of Charlotte. A portion of the 19th century...

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.

Rufus Clay Barringer papers

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 223
Identifier: MS0223
Overview Items relating to Confederate General and Charlottean Rufus Clay Barringer. Photocopies of newspaper and periodical articles and a copy of Barringer's diary while imprisoned at Fort Delaware in 1865.

Bisaner-Rankin families papers

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Identifier: MS0425
Overview The Bisaner-Rankin Families papers consist of a wide variety of materials, though the majority of the collection consists of letters to and from various members of the Bisaner, and later the Rankin families, in Gaston County, NC and Marietta, GA, since the mid nineteenth century.

Mary Boyer collection of historical postcards and papers

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Identifier: MS0121
Overview Some of the material in this collection consists primarily of copies of items placed in a cornerstone at First Ward School in Charlotte on March 13, 1900. Miscellaneous items relating to textiles, gold mining, and politics in North Carolina, including a letter of U.S. Senate candidate Cameron Morrison are also included. There are post cards of Charlotte and NC, slides, and scrapbooks. Also included are research notes for various historic sites and on people and places important to...

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Alexander family 3
Caldwell family 3
Davidson family 3
Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners 3
Alexander, J. B. (John Brevard) 2
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Charlotte (N.C.). City Council 2
North Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 2
Potts family 2
Ramsey, J. G. M. (James Gettys McGready) 2
Alexander, Annie Lowrie 1
Alexander, Frederick Douglas 1
Alexander, Kelly M. 1
Alexander, Sue Ramsey 1
Alexander, William Davidson 1
Alexander, William Tasse 1
Arts and Science Council (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Banks family 1
Barnes, Frank (Frank Carey) 1
Barringer, Rufus 1
Barry family 1
Bisaner family 1
Boyer, Mary Manning 1
Brookshire, Stanford R. 1
Brotherton, Ken 1
Caldwell, Isaac Pearson 1
Caldwell, Samuel Craighead 1
Carolinas Stadium (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Casanova, Richard L. 1
Cedar Grove House (N.C.) 1
Charlotte (N.C.). Mayor's Community Relations Committee. Mayor's Community Relations Committee 1
Charlotte (N.C.). Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee. Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee 1
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Access Corporation 1
Charlotte Repertory Theatre (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Charlotte Uptown Development Corporation (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Citizens Forum 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee (N.C.) 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 1
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools--Management 1
Citizens for Effective Government (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
City-County Consolidation Study Committee (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 1
Cityfair (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Cochran family 1
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 37th 1
Cumming family 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Liberty Hall Chapter (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Mecklenburg Chapter (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Dickson Plantation (N.C.) 1
Festival in the Park (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Fincher, Al 1
First National Bank (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Freemasons. Long Creek Masonic Lodge, No. 205 (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Frye family 1
Frye, W. G. 1
Gilreath family 1
Gilreath, Kate Pearson Caldwell 1
Goodnight, Barbara A. 1
Greer family 1
Grier family 1
Hampton family 1
Harris, J. G. 1
Hawley, F. O. (Francis Oscar) 1
Helms, H. Parks 1
Henderson family 1
Henderson, Cornelia Wearn 1
Hill, A. P., (A. Powell) 1
Homestead Mill (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Hopewell Presbyterian Church (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 1
Horton, George Moses 1
Hough, Teresa Beth 1
Houston family 1
Hughey family 1
Hunter family 1
Irwin family 1
Irwin, Batte 1
Irwin, John Robinson 1
Irwin, Mary Hays 1
J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) 1
Jetton family 1
Jetton, Sarah Elizabeth 1
Jetton, Sarah Grimes 1
Jetton, William Alexander 1
Jetton, William Howard 1
Johnston family 1
Johnston, Helen F. 1
Kerr, Bleeka Ritch (Bleeka M. Ritch) 1
Kirk & Alexander (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
Knox family 1
Knox family--Genealogy 1
Kratt, Mary Norton 1
Kuester, Clarence O. (Clarence Otto), 1876-1948 1
Lane, James Henry, 1833-1907 1
Lane, Thomas G. 1
Lanyoex family 1
Latta Place (N.C.) 1
Latta family 1
Latta, Eliza D. (Eliza Dilworth) (Correspondence) 1
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