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Alexander family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS0030
Overview Primarily material about Hezekiah Alexander (1728-1801), member of a large and influential family that settled in Mecklenburg County in the 1760s. Includes transcriptions and photocopies of his will, estate inventory, and survey map of his property; material relating to the preservation of his home, built in 1774 and the oldest surviving building in Mecklenburg County; and genealogical information. Also includes a photograph of John Graham's diploma (1778) from Liberty Hall Academy.

Fred D. (Frederick Douglas) Alexander papers

 Collection
Call Number: 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;...

Bisaner-Rankin families papers

 Collection
Call Number: 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.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Battle of Charlotte Chapter yearbooks

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 458
Call Number: MS0458
Overview Single folder collection of three Battle of Charlotte DAR chapter yearbooks.

Taylor and Floyd Families Genealogical Research Files

 Collection
Call Number: MS0491
Overview Genealogical research primarily for the Taylor Family and the Floyd Family. Appears to have print-outs and photocopies from LDS research. Some photographs included.