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Beaumert Whitton Papers

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Identifier: MS0117
Overview Personal, family, and business papers of a long-time Charlotte resident and construction company executive. Includes his diaries as a high school student (late 1920s); family correspondence and photographs; some records of the Southeastern Construction Company, the family firm, including photographs of projects in Cuba (circa 1917) and in North Carolina and South Carolina (1920s-1960s); records of other businesses the family owned; and files concerning his civic activities, including minutes...

Dink Widenhouse papers

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Identifier: MS0375
Overview Materials concerning the career of NASCAR driver David Franklin "Dink," Widenhouse.

Wilkes family papers

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Identifier: MS0038
Overview Papers of a family that settled in Charlotte in the 1850s. Contains extensive records involving the purchase and operations of gold mines, mills, and other businesses owned by the family and by their Renwick and Smedberg relations in North Carolina and South Carolina beginning in the 1820s. Also contains papers of Admiral Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) pertaining to the U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838-42, correspondence relating to his purchase of the High Shoals Iron Works in Gaston County,...

Ethel Trotter Williams papers

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Identifier: MS0258
Overview Papers of Williams as a teenager, college student, wife, and mother in Charlotte in the first half of the 20th century. Includes her diaries (1910-1916) and letters (1917-1938) to her from her husband, John F. Williams.

Helen Avery Williams papers concerning anti-Communist organizations

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Identifier: MS0207
Overview Primarily booklets, flyers, and pamphlets produced by conservative, anti-communist organizations collected by Helen Avery Williams (Mrs. McChord WIlliams). Includes material by and about J. Edgar Hoover, the John Birch Society, the National Council of Churches, Walter Reuther, and Christmas card from Herbert A. Philbrick.

Robert Franklin Williams FBI files

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Identifier: MS0329
Overview Declassified documents copied from Federal Bureau of Investigation records regarding Robert Franklin Williams, a civil rights leader and black revolutionary from Monroe, North Carolina. All records in the collection were acquired through the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act (United States Code, Section 552).

Julia Willis papers

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Identifier: MS0427
Overview The collection consists of the writings of Julia Willis, of Charlotte, North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts from the late 1960s to the late 1990s. Willis writes short stories, articles, short plays, books, contributions to various anthologies and poetry. The subject matter of her writing is almost exclusively dedicated to lesbian issues and politics. Most of her plays have been produced and some of her writings have earned awards.

Lyda Caldwell Wilson papers concerning the North Carolina Florence Crittenton Industrial Home

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Identifier: MS0066
Overview The collection consists of the following items: 8-page handwritten description of the home (n.d.); 2-page typed history of the home (ca. 1929); proposed bylaws (1940); and unsigned carbon copy of "Certificate of Amendment to the Charter of Charlotte Crittenton Home" (1945).

Leslie Winner papers

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Identifier: MS0201
Overview Papers of a Charlotte attorney relating to her successful representation of the plantiff in Gingles v. Edmisten, in which the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the state of North Carolina illegally weakened the voting power of African-Americans in state house elections in Mecklenburg and five other legislative districts. Includes pleadings, briefs, transcripts of court proceedings, depositions and affidavits of witnesses, exhibits, research material and notes, maps, correspondence,...

Loy H. Witherspoon papers

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Identifier: MS0212
Overview Primarily non-university related correspondence files (1983-94) of Loy H. Witherspoon, former professor of Religious Studies at UNC Charlotte.

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Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 543
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] 68
Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 20
 
Subject
Mecklenburg County (N.C.) 44
Education, Higher -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 35
Correspondence 27
Minutes (administrative records) 22
Universities and colleges -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Faculty 21
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Photographs 18
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Politics and government 17
Interviews (Sound recordings) 17
Mayors -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 17
Oral histories 17
Education, Higher -- Administration 16
Gays -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 16
Authors, American 11
Businessmen -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 11
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 11
Clippings (information artifacts) 11
Annual reports 10
Memorandums 10
Urban renewal -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 10
Architects -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 9
Mecklenburg County (N.C.) -- Genealogy 9
Textile industry -- North Carolina 9
Women -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Societies, clubs, etc. 9
Charlotte (N.C.) 8
Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, N.C. : 1916) 8
Clubs -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 8
Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence 8
North Carolina 8
Plantation life -- North Carolina -- Mecklenburg County 8
Reports 8
Student activities 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
Student clubs and organizations 7
United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate 7
Universities and colleges -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 7
Authors, American -- North Carolina 6
Charlotte (N.C.) -- Race relations 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
Southern States -- Social life and customs 6
Stock car racing -- United States 6
African Americans -- Civil rights -- North Carolina 5
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
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
Slides (photographs) 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
College students -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
Construction industry -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
Education -- Social aspects -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 4
Education, Higher -- North Carolina 4
Financial records 4
Gaston County (N.C.) 4
Gay rights 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
Neighborhoods -- 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
Student government--Elections. 4
United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 4
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Names
University of North Carolina at Charlotte 43
J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) 13
Charlotte College 10
Cone, Bonnie E. , 1907-2003 8
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
Catawba Lands Conservancy 4
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 4
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 4
Duke Power Company 4
J. Murrey Atkins Library. University Archives 4
Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners 4
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dept. of English 4
Alexander, Kelly M. 3
Brookshire, Stanford R. 3
Carver College (Charlotte, N.C.) 3
Colvard, Dean W., 1913-2007 3
Davidson family 3
Levine Museum of the New South 3
Lincoln, Abraham 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 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
Woodward, James H. (University chancellor) 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
Boyer, Mary Manning 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
Fretwell, E. K., 1923-2012 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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