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Charlotte (N.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Louis H. Asbury papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0145
Overview Architectural drawings, office files, record books, and other material documenting the career of an early Charlotte architect. Includes drawings and specifications for residences, institutions, churches, and business offices in Charlotte and elsewhere in North Carolina.
Dates: 1906 - 1975; 1908 - 1956

Aaron D. Boggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0149
Overview Biographical and genealogical material about the Boggs family and collateral lines, including the Alexander, Calhoun, Garner, Livingston, and Prince families. Also includes photographs of Charlotte (ca. 1890-ca. 1910).
Dates: 1875 - 1995; 1920 - 1929

Jack O. Boyte papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0367
Overview Collection 367 is a small arrangement of papers, concerning primarily Jack Boyte’s career in architectural preservation in Charlotte, North Carolina in the late twentieth century.
Dates: 1938 - 1991; 1968 - 1985

Charlotte Law Building minutes

 Collection — Box 1 [F09.071.02.01]
Identifier: MS0239
Scope and Contents Minutes of meetings of the stockholders and board of directors of a corporation organized in 1926 to construct a new law building. The building - designed by Louis H. Asbury and located on East Avenue (now East Trade Street) was demolished in the mid-1990s to make way for a new county jail facility.
Dates: 1926-1948

C. W. Wayne Fu papers

 Collection — Box SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 15
Identifier: MS0015
Overview Proposal by a student in the UNC Charlotte College of Architecture to convert the abandoned First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in uptown Charlotte into a film school and museum.
Dates: 1986

Gus's Original Forty Niner Restaurant (Charlotte, N.C.) memorabilia

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Identifier: MS0230
Overview Memorabilia relating to Gus's Original Forty Niner restaurant, located near UNC Charlotte at 10008 University City Boulevard. Includes a matchbook, tour guide pamphlet describing furnishings and art work in the restaurant, a photograph of the owner, Steve Kokenes, with UNC Charlotte chancellor Dean W. Colvard and UNC Charlotte founder Bonnie E. Cone, and an auction announcement and partially priced sales list. Established in 1969, Gus's operated until 1995. The restaurant's antiques and...
Dates: 1971, 1995-1996

Hawkins Kibler (Marsh) Associates architectural drawings

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Identifier: MS0275
Overview The collection contains a large number of architectural drawings of buildings (residential, commercial, educational, professional, industrial and spiritual) that were built in the Charlotte, N.C. metrolina area from 1923 to the early 1970s. Over the years, the firm has had six different corporate names.
Dates: circa 1920-1972

Mecklenburg Iron Works drawings

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Identifier: MS0190
Overview Blueprints of projects constructed by a Charlotte firm, which was established in 1856 by John Wilkes and sold to Carolina Steel Corporation in the 1960s. Includes drawings for residences and commercial buildings, primarily in the Charlotte area.
Dates: 1945 - 1968; 1948 - 1968

Ralfe Mesrobian architectural records

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Identifier: MS0470
Scope and Contents The Ralfe Mesrobian records document Mesrobian's architectural practice from the 1950s through the early years of the twenty-first century. The bulk of the collection derives from Mesrobian's own firm, founded in 1956. Mesrobian's practice focused on both residential and commercial buildings and undertook numerous projects for the K-Mart Corporation. Although the geographical focus of much of the work represented in the collection is Charlotte, North Carolina, and the surrounding areas, the...
Dates: circa 1950-2004

Ed Perzel papers

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Identifier: MS0349
Overview The collection concerns Perzel's interest and work in the preservation of historic buildings in Charlotte, NC. Most of the collectcion consists of photographs of historic buildings and residences, and photos of street scenes of Charlotte in the early 20th century.
Dates: circa 1910-1980