Commercial National Bank Records, 1874-1948
Scope and Contents
This collection contains documents associated with the establishment of the Commercial National Bank in Charlotte, NC. Examples include organization and Board of Directors certificates, business reports, by-laws, and other documents pertaining to the bank’s operation. Materials dated 1874-1948.
- 1874 - 1948
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Biographical / Historical
Its location on the 200 block of South Tryon Street is where the Confederate president, Jefferson Davis, stayed from April 18 to the 25th. Davis actually learned of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination during his stay.
This bank merged with the American Commercial Bank on November 29, 1958. Two years later in the summer of 1960, the bank merged with the Security National Bank of Greensboro under the name of North Carolina National Bank. Since that time it has undergone two name changes, and is now know as the Bank of America, which is the second largest banking institution in the United States.
0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box, legal, full size)
0.5 Cubic Feet (1 document box, legal, full size)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Commercial National Bank Records, 1874-1948
- Shelia Bumgarner (2007) and Sydney Carroll (2019)
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- Edition statement
- Sydney Carroll re-processed the collection in December 2019.
Part of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Repository
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library-Main
310 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte NC 28202 USA