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Kenneth Frederick and Blanche Marsh Papers, 1966-1967

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-2020-036

Content Description

Kenneth Frederick Marsh and his wife, Blanche, collaborated to produce a number of books about different regions in the south, with "Charlotte, Carolinas' Queen City" being the focus of this collection. Collection materials include the proof for this book, as well as correspondence between various individuals who provided documentation and financial support for the book. The correspondence was from and to Charlotte’s most prominent citizens, including George M. Ivey, John Belk, W.T. Harris, Stan Brookshire, and Harold C. Dwelle.

This collection is arranged into two series--Series 1: Correspondence, 1966-1967; Series 2: Proofs, c1967.

Materials are in good condition and dated c1966-1967.

Dates

  • 1966 - 1967

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

0.75 Linear Feet

0.5 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Kenneth Frederick Marsh (1901-1968) and his wife, Blanche Marsh (1902-1991), produced a number of books about different regions in the south, with "Charlotte, Carolinas' Queen City" being the focus of this collection. Collection materials include the proof for this book, as well as correspondence between some of Charlotte’s most prominent citizens: George M. Ivey, John Belk, W.T. Harris, Stan Brookshire, and Harold C. Dwelle. Materials are in good condition and dated c1966-1967.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into two series. Box 1 houses Series 1: Correspondence, 1966-1967 and is arranged alphabetically by surname. Letters within each surname are arranged chronologically. Box 2 houses Series 2: Proofs, c1967.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The immediate source and date of acquisition for this collection is unknown.

Related Materials

Marsh, Kenneth, and Blanche Marsh. "Charlotte, Carolinas' Queen City. Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Co., 1967. (NCR 975.62 C479 M365)

Condition Description

Materials are in good condition.

Processing Information

The re-processing, arrangement, and description of this collection was completed by Sydney Carroll in July 2020. The collection was previously processed by a department volunteer in 2015.

Title
Kenneth Frederick and Blanche Marsh Papers, 1966-1967
Status
Completed
Author
Sydney Carroll
Date
2020-07
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Edition statement
This is the second edition of the collection's finding aid. The original finding aid was created by an unknown volunteer in November 2015.

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