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Charlotte (N.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

E. K. Fretwell, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0200
Overview Personal papers of Elbert Kirtley (E.K.) Fretwell, Jr. (1923-2012), the second chancellor of UNC Charlotte (1979-1989). Includes files regarding his service as Vice Consul in Czechoslovakia; his education and early teaching days; his positions at City University of New York, State University of New York at Buffalo, and UNC Charlotte; his involvement with various associations and commissions concerning higher education and transportation, including numerous trips abroad; his publications,...
Dates: 1945 - 2008

Howell Family papers

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Identifier: MS0264
Overview Primarily consists of correspondence and photographs of the Powell, Poole, O'Rorke and Claney families of Charlotte, NC, Pittsburgh, PA and New York City, NY.
Dates: 1898 - 1993

Dan Kirsch papers concerning the Charlotte LGBT community

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Identifier: MS0358
Overview Contains cards, newsletters and programs concerning the Charlotte LGBT community, including items related to One Voice and Charlotte Pride. There are also several posters related to "Coming Out" events in the Charlotte area.
Dates: 1990 - 2000

Erastus C. McAlpine papers

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Identifier: MS0346
Overview Diaries of a worker in Charlotte’s Louise Cotton Mill. Topics mentioned include textile mills, religion, the weather, activities of family and friends and public events from local to the international.
Dates: 1915 - 1922

Newell family papers

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Identifier: MS0287
Overview Miscellaneous papers of the family, particularly those of Leone B. Newell, a Charlotte physician. Includes certificates, correspondence, genealogical materials, a household inventory (1916), newspaper clippings, photographs, notes and miscellaneous receipts.
Dates: 1916 - 1969

Winifred Barbour Simpson papers

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Identifier: MS0332
Overview Collection is a small assortment of papers and scrapbooks produced by Winifred Barbour Simpson, from 1931 to 1984. The most notable items in the collection are her scrapbooks (which mostly concern her attendance of Charlotte Technical High School) and the papers that she and her (future) husband produced during WWII.
Dates: 1920-1961

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...
Dates: 1908 - 1984