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John M. (John Montgomery) Belk papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1970 - 1977; 1975 - 1977

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,...
Dates: 1960 - 1990; 1961 - 1969

Eddie Knox papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1979 - 1983

Richard Vinroot papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0259
Overview Papers documenting the two mayoral terms (1991-95) of Richard Vinroot as the mayor of Charlotte, N.C. The papers highlight the city council, the chamber of commerce, community development, consolidation of city and county government and services, crime (including drug enforcement and the police department), cultural relations (especially Charlotte's interaction with its "sister cities"), education, housing, municipal services (including compensation of city employees, reorganization of...
Dates: 1990 - 1995

Sue Myrick Mayoral Papers

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Identifier: MS0204
Overview Papers documenting the two mayoral terms (1987-91) of the first female mayor of Charlotte, N.C.
Dates: 1987 - 1991

Victor Shaw papers

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Identifier: MS0095
Overview Papers of Shaw, Charlotte mayor (1949-53), primarily related to his first term. Includes correspondence, speeches, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and a recording of presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower's campaign speech in Charlotte (1952).
Dates: 1894 - 1966; 1949 - 1953

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.
Dates: 1917 - 1982; 1935 - 1959

Frank McNinch papers

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Identifier: MS0426
Overview Frank McNinch was the mayor of Charlotte, NC from 1912 to 1917 and later was appointed to serve on the Federal Power Commission in 1930, becoming its Chairman in 1933. In 1937, President Roosevelt appointed McNinch to be the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. The collection contains mostly the papers he generated while working for these two federal commissions.
Dates: 1925 - 1951; 1930 - 1951

Charlotte (N.C.) City records

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Identifier: MS0127
Overview Primarily financial records concerning appropriations and expenditures of the city government, 1890s-1920s. Includes material relating to the overall budget and to schools, taxes, business licenses, payrolls, and Elmwood and Pinewood cemeteries. Also includes a copy of the petition (1919) to incorporate Myers Park and photographs of 25 mayors (ca. 1853-ca. 1953) and of 8 city commissioners (ca. 1917-ca. 1925).
Dates: 1853 - 1957; 1895 - 1920

Sue Henry papers

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Identifier: MS0478
Overview Sue Henry is a gay rights pioneer in Charlotte, North Carolina. The papers consist of materials created and collected by Sue Henry as proprietor of the Rising Moon Books & Beyond bookstore, Charlotte mayoral candidate, and member of a range of social and political organizations.
Dates: 1992 - 2002