Mecklenburg County (N.C.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
Dates: 1826 - 1874
Overview Papers of the Patterson family of northern Mecklenburg County, mainly concerning their business activities, real estate purchases, wills and family correspondence. Also includes papers from several related families, especially their Cumming, Hodges, Potts, and Sloan connections.
Dates: 1761 - 1999
Overview Contains a small collection of papers, beginning with John Neely in 1776, continuing with the Grier family (a.k.a. Greer family), then the Hunter family and ultimately the J. Walter Potts family in the early twentieth century; all from the Steele Creek Township in southwestern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The papers include documentation concerning real estate transactions, receipts for taxes and consumer goods, promissory notes, letters to and from various family members, and...
Dates: 1776 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1790 - 1890
Collection — Box SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 240
Overview Photocopies of indentures and surveys relating to land in northern Mecklenburg County along the Catawba River owned by the Sample Family. Some of the papers relate to land previously owned by James Latta, whose ca. 1800 house is the centerpiece for the present-day Historic Latta Plantation. Also includes genealogical information about the Sample Family.
Overview Corporate, financial and program records of Spirit Square Center for Arts and Education, Inc. in Charlotte, N.C. During its 21-year existence (1976-1997) Spirit Square Center provided a venue for musical and theatrical performances, art classes and studios, and gallery space. It also served as an incubator for fledgling art groups, including the Charlotte Repertory Theater and the Light Factory.
Dates: 1975 - 1997
Collection — Box SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 140
Overview Photocopies of correspondence, memoirs, genealogical material, and clippings relating to the descendants of Thomas Spratt, one of the first white settlers in Mecklenburg County. Includes a memoir (1875) of Thomas Dryden Spratt with references to the disputed Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.
Dates: 1835 - 1988; 1835 - 1877
Overview Papers of Hugh Torance (1743-1816) and his descendants, including, and especially, his son, James Galbraith Torrance (sic) (1784-1847), and his grandson Richard Allison Torrance (1833-1927), concerning their extensive mercantile, planting, and milling operations at Cedar Grove plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C. Includes account books, Revolutionary War service records, family correspondence, land and estate records, information on enslaved people, contracts with overseers, two...
Dates: 1765 - 1982; 1800 - 1900
Overview Papers of a Charlotte civic leader, particularly documenting the founding and operation of Festival in the Park (1963-96). Contains material on the visits of presidents Eisenhower (1954) and Ford (1975); respective bicentennials of the City of Charlotte (1968), the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (1975), and the United States (1976); Billy Graham appreciation programs (1968, 1978); Carolina Carrousel Parade; the Shrine Bowl football game; and LeGette Blythe's drama, Voice in the...
Dates: 1940 - 1996