Charlotte-Mecklenburg Charter Commission
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Charter Commission was created in 1969 after the North Carolina General Assembly approved its legislation. There were 18 members who reviewed studies, public hearings, and reports on a variety of subjects submitted by the community. In 1971, the Commission proposed a consolidation of governments for the City of Charlotte and the five towns in Mecklenburg County. Ultimately, the voters rejected the proposal, which later led to two separate documents being created:...
Dates: 1969 - 1970
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Richard Casanova (1918-1994) was a World War II veteran, paleontologist, and author, among other trades. Casanova played a heavy role in researching the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (Meck Dec). The provenance of these collection materials is unknown, but likely were donated by Casanova himself. Materials in this collection include audio-visual items on Meck Dec, documents relating to Latta Plantation, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Charter Commission, and miscellaneous correspondence and...
Dates: 1966 - 1967