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Charlotte City Government Records, 1872-1959

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-2020-011

Content Description

This collection consists of oaths of office, annual reports, and city departmental salaries and receipts from 1872-1959. The Oaths of Office are those from the school commissioners and city officials from 1909-1959. Annual reports contain information on the city and its finances, and general trends. Included in the city departmental records are the salaries and receipts from such divisions as the fire, police, cemetery, and street departments, from 1872-1877. Materials are in good condition and are dated 1872-1959, with a bulk of the collection dating 1940-1959.

Dates

  • 1872 - 1959

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public without restriction. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to duplicate or publish material from this collection must be obtained from the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

1.5 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains School Commissioners Oaths (1921-1959); City Annual Reports from various offices (1942-1957); City Officials Oaths of Office (1909-1959); Fire, Police, Cemetery, and Street Departments salaries/receipts (1872-1877). Materials are in good condition and are dated 1872-1959.

Arrangement

Collection materials remain in the original order in which the donation was received.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown presenter, unknown date.

Related Materials

Annexation for Charlotte: A Report to the Mayor and the Charlotte City Council from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission. Charlotte, NC: The Commission, 1956. (CALL NUMBER: NCR 320.85909 OVERSIZE)

Council Minutes: City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County [microfilm]. Charlotte, NC: City Council, 1816-1898. (CALL NUMBER: NCR 352.16 MICROFILM)

County Government—Advisory Boards, Committees, etc. (CALL NUMBER: NCR VERTICAL FILES)

County Government—Advisory Boards, Committees, etc.—Planning Commission. (CALL NUMBER: NCR VERTICAL FILES)

Elections—Charlotte. (CALL NUMBER: NCR VERTICAL FILES)

Lewis, Henry W. The Tax Structure of Mecklenburg and the City of Charlotte: Consolidation Possibilities. Chapel Hill, NC: Institute of Government, 1949. (CALL NUMBER: NCR 352)

Midgett, Robert B. A Report to the City of Charlotte on the Operation and Records System. Chapel Hill, NC: Institute of Government, 1958. (CALL NUMBER: NCR 352.1 C479 P766 M)

Municipal Government. (CALL NUMBER: NCR VERTICAL FILES)

Municipal Government—Advisory Boards, Committees, etc. (CALL NUMBER: NCR VERTICAL FILES)

Municipal Government—Brochures. (CALL NUMBER: NCR VERTICAL FILES)

Municipal Government—Organization. (CALL NUMBER: NCR VERTICAL FILES)

Stone, Harold A. City Manager Government in Charlotte (North Carolina). Chicago: Public Administration Service, 1939. (CALL NUMBER: NCR 352.1 C479 S878)

Bibliography

City of Charlotte, Management & Financial Services. “Finance Publications.” http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/MFS/finance/Pages/Publications.aspx

Condition Description

Materials are in good condition.

Processing Information

Processed by Sydney Carroll, 2018.
Title
Charlotte City Government Records, 1872-1959
Status
Completed
Author
Sydney Carroll
Date
2018-10
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Repository

Contact:
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library-Main
310 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte NC 28202 USA