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Buildings -- North Carolina -- Mecklenburg County

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh Torrance House & Store, Inc. records of incorporation

 Collection
Identifier: MS0157
Overview Records of an organization established in 1977 to preserve the northern Mecklenburg County home of Hugh Torance (1743-1816), which was built in the 1770s or 1780s. Includes information on the history and restoration of the house, board minutes, financial records, correspondence, legal documents, fund raising material, and photographs.
Dates: 1974 - 1996

J. A. Jones Construction Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0340
Overview The J.A. Jones Construction Company was founded in the 1890s by James Addison Jones in Charlotte, North Carolina. The collection primarily consists of project files with accompanying photographs and project information sheets.
Dates: circa 1940-circa 2000

Mecklenburg Iron Works drawings

 Collection
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

Beaumert Whitton Papers

 Collection
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