Mecklenburg County (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Clarence O. Kuester, Sr. was active with the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and a tireless promoter of the city and its business potential. The collection also contains a significant assortment of papers concerning a theatrical production entitled “Shout Freedom,” which was Kuester’s brainchild and was staged just after his death, in the spring of 1948.
Dates: 1891 - 1997
Overview Papers documenting the two mayoral terms (1987-91) of the first female mayor of Charlotte, N.C.
Dates: 1987 - 1991
Overview Papers of the Rev. Samuel Caldwell Pharr (1825-84) and of his descendants, particularly his son, Walter Springs Pharr (1856-1932), and his daughter-in-law, Mary Jane (Jennie) Estelle Walker Pharr (1858-1914). Includes 19th and early 20th century deeds and contracts for land in Mecklenburg County; the Rev. Pharr's lecture notes (1842) from Joseph Henry's class in natural philosophy at Princeton University; papers (1847-1914) of Jennie Walker Pharr, including letters (1854-59) by her father, the...
Dates: 1800 - 1950; 1847 - 1941
Collection — Box SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 322
Overview The collection contains primarily property deeds for plots of land in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, dating from 1860 to 1947. The collection also includes some promissory notes.