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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;...
Dates: 1908, 1931-1998; 1946 - 1980

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.
Dates: 1855-1911; 1855 - 1905

John Henry and Evelyn Galloway Alexander papers

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Identifier: MS0445
Overview The collection consists primarily of personal letters written between John A. Alexander and Evelyn G. Galloway while Alexander served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Also included are correspondence written to both of them by family and friends during the same time period.
Dates: 1938 - 1946

Kelly M. Alexander, Jr. papers

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Identifier: MS0233
Overview The collection consists of papers generated primarily by Kelly M. Alexander, junior, as a result of his work with the NAACP at the local, state and national levels. Other papers in this collection were generated by Mrs. Margaret Alexander (widow of Kelly M. Alexander, senior), and Alfred Alexander (Kelly junior's brother) in his capacity as president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Chapter of the NAACP. The collection contains a wide variety of documentation concerning nearly all aspects of the...
Dates: 1953 - 2008

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...
Dates: 1950 - 1985

Kelly Alexander, Sr. Family papers

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Identifier: MS0509
Scope and Contents This collection contains two series: Alexander Family Material and Alexander Funeral Home. Alexander Family Material contains documents generated by the patriarch of the family, Zechariah Alexander, primarily in his duties as an officer in the Freem Masons and the Shriners organizations. The Alexander Funeral Home subseries contains documents dealing with the operation of the Alexander Funeral Home, currently the oldest continously operating African-American owned funeral business in the city...
Dates: 1930 - 1980

Kelly Alexander, Sr. papers concerning the NAACP

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Identifier: MS0508
Overview Papers documenting the activities of the NAACP, with an emphasis on the work and correspondence of Kelly Alexander, Sr. and his sons Kelly Alexander, Jr. and Alfred Alexander. Includes papers from the National Board, the North Carolina chapter and the Charlotte chapter. Contains minutes, correspondence, reports, speeches, press releases, membership records, photographs, and memorabilia. Topics covered include school segregation, housing and employment discrimination and the Charlotte Area Fund.
Dates: 1911-1997

M. A. Alexander Civil and Criminal Docket Books and associated papers

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Identifier: MS0555
Overview 2 Docket books containing summons, judgments, and warrants with various loose legal documents comprise this assortment of papers left by a justice of the peace in the Paw Creek community of Mecklenburg County, NC. around the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. There is also one photograph of an unidentified woman probably from around the turn of the century.
Dates: 1890 - 1906

Martha B. Alexander papers

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Identifier: MS0563
Overview Papers documenting Martha Alexander's work in the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1992-2012. Includes material on mental health parity, health care reform, the tobacco settlement, NC DNA Registry, CMS Pay for Performance, SIDS and gun control. Also includes items from Alexander's campaigns for public office in the North Carolina Senate and North Carolina House of Represenatives.
Dates: 1976-2013

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 enslaved people. Also includes correspondence, an 1882 school register, genealogical material, clippings, photographs, and early twentieth century postcards of Charlotte. A portion of the 19th...
Dates: 1818 - 2000

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Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 553
University Archives, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte [All collections not yet online. For assistance, contact Special Collections: spec-coll@uncc.edu; 704-687-1170] 74
Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 22
 
Subject
Mecklenburg County (N.C.) 44
Education, Higher -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 36
Correspondence 30
Universities and colleges -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Faculty 23
Minutes (administrative records) 21
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Photographs 20
Education, Higher -- Administration 18
Mayors -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 18
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Politics and government 17
Interviews (Sound recordings) 17
Oral histories 17
Gays -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 16
Memorandums 12
Authors, American 11
Businessmen -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 11
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 11
Clippings (information artifacts) 11
Annual reports 10
Universities and colleges -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 10
Urban renewal -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 10
Architects -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 9
Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, N.C. : 1916) 9
Mecklenburg County (N.C.) -- Genealogy 9
Reports 9
Textile industry -- North Carolina 9
Women -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Societies, clubs, etc. 9
Charlotte (N.C.) 8
Clubs -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 8
Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence 8
North Carolina 8
Plantation life -- North Carolina -- Mecklenburg County 8
Student activities 8
Student clubs and organizations 8
Charlotte (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century 7
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Photographs 7
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Social life and customs 7
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 7
Civil rights -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 7
Motorsports -- United States -- Marketing 7
Newsletters 7
United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate 7
African Americans -- Civil rights -- North Carolina 6
Authors, American -- North Carolina 6
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Race relations 6
College students -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 6
Community development, Urban -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 6
Gays -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Social life and customs 6
Journalists, American 6
Memorabilia 6
Municipal government -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 6
Neighborhoods -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 6
Slides (photographs) 6
Southern States -- Social life and customs 6
Stock car racing -- United States 6
Universities and colleges -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Administration 6
Busing for school integration -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 5
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Commerce 5
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Religion 5
City planning -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 5
Education -- Political aspects -- North Carolina -- Mecklenburg County 5
Gay rights 5
Gays -- Political activity -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 5
Motorsports -- North Carolina 5
Music -- Performance -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 5
North Carolina -- Genealogy 5
School integration -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 5
Stock car drivers 5
Student government. 5
Student-administrator relationships. 5
United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865 5
Universities and colleges -- Faculty 5
Women in business 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 5
Administrative reports 4
Architectural firms -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
Art -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Study and teaching 4
Buildings -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
Buildings -- North Carolina -- Mecklenburg County 4
Bylaws (administrative records) 4
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Pictorial works 4
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 4
Committees 4
Construction industry -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
Education -- Social aspects -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
Education, Higher -- Administration -- North Carolina 4
Education, Higher -- North Carolina 4
Gaston County (N.C.) 4
Historic buildings -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
Land titles -- North Carolina -- Mecklenburg County 4
Landscape architects 4
Mecklenburg County (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century 4
Mecklenburg County (N.C.) -- Politics and government 4
Music -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Societies, etc. 4
Neighborhood planning -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
North Carolina -- 1775-1865 4
North Carolina -- Politics and government -- 20th century 4
North Carolina -- Race relations 4
Performing arts -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
Philanthropists -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
Race discrimination -- North Carolina 4
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Names
University of North Carolina at Charlotte 45
J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) 13
Charlotte College 10
Cone, Bonnie E. , 1907-2003 9
University of North Carolina at Charlotte--History 8
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Alexander family 7
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 7
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Division of Academic Affairs 7
Caldwell family 6
Charlotte (N.C.). City Council 6
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 6
Golden, Harry, 1902-1981 6
NASCAR (Association) 5
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Office of the Chancellor 5
Catawba Lands Conservancy 4
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 4
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 4
Colvard, Dean W., 1913-2007 4
Duke Power Company 4
J. Murrey Atkins Library. University Archives 4
Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners 4
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 4
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dept. of English 4
Woodward, James H. (University chancellor) 4
Alexander, Kelly M. 3
Brookshire, Stanford R. 3
Carver College (Charlotte, N.C.) 3
Davidson family 3
Fretwell, E. K., 1923-2012 3
Levine Museum of the New South 3
Lincoln, Abraham 3
North Carolina. Office of Archives and History 3
Perzel, Edward Spaulding 3
Reese, Addison H. (Addison Hardcastle) 3
Tate family 3
Time Out Youth (Charlotte, N.C.) 3
United States. Army. Evacuation Hospital (38th) 3
University of North Carolina (System) 3
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dean of Students Office. 3
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dept. of Art 3
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Office of Student Activities 3
Wilson family 3
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 2
Alexander, Hezekiah 2
Alexander, J. B. (John Brevard) 2
Arts and Science Council (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Asbury, Louis H. (Louis Humbert) 2
Banks family 2
Barnes, Frank (Frank Carey) 2
Blythe, LeGette 2
Boyte, Jack O. (Jack Orr) 2
Brabham, Robin 2
Carver, Ann C. 2
Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Charlotte Redevelopment Commission 2
Charlotte observer (Charlotte, N.C. : 1916) 2
City-County Consolidation Study Committee (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 2
Daniels, Selby A. 2
Daughters of the American Revolution. Liberty Hall Chapter (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Davis, Boyd H. 2
Festival in the Park (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Fire Ant Music 2
Foundation for the Carolinas 2
Freedom Park (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Gantt, Harvey B. (Harvey Bernard) 2
Garinger, Elmer Henry 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Haley, Gail E. 2
Hanchett, Thomas W., Legacy, the Myers Park story 2
Henderson family 2
Herman, Lew 2
Hopewell Presbyterian Church (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 2
Irwin Avenue Open School (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Irwin family 2
Jamgotch, Nish 2
Jefferson-Pilot Communications Company 2
Jetton family 2
Jetton, Sarah Elizabeth 2
Jetton, William Howard 2
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 2
Knox family 2
Knox family--Genealogy 2
Kratt, Mary Norton 2
Kratt, Mary Norton, Legacy, the Myers Park story 2
Kuester, Clarence O. (Clarence Otto) 2
Land Trust for Central North Carolina 2
Lineberger, Clayton Sayre Sullivan 2
Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Health Dept. 2
Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Women's Commission 2
Mecklenburg Historical Association 2
Mecklenburg Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Political Action Committee (MeckPAC) 2
Moore family 2
Myers Park Baptist Church (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
Myrick, Sue 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. North Carolina State Conference of Branches 2
Ney, Peter Stuart 2
North Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 2
Patterson, Buford (Horace Buford) 2
Pharr family 2
Piedmont Junior High School (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
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