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This collection contains letters, correspondence, and financial records that were once part of John B. Nicholson’s estate in Charlotte, NC. Nicholson was a Civil War Infantryman from the 37th Regiment Co. I who fought under the leadership of General Daniel Harvey (DH) Hill.
The Alexander and Sample families are two well known and documented families in the Charlotte and Mecklenburg County area. This collection follows certain genealogical lines within these two families. Collection materials include correspondence and genealogical research dated c1958-c1961.
The Athenae Book Club was a women’s book club that studied various subjects through reading, lectures, and poetry. The book club had a monthly theme that the discussion was centered around. Each meeting was hosted by a different member.
This collection contains Athenae Book Club programs dated 1905-1950, a newspaper clipping, and three sets of reading notes. Materials are in good condition.
The Charlotte public school system was founded in 1882, with TJ Mitchell serving as the first superintendent of the segregated school district. This collection contains Mecklenburg County budget books for the schools, listing school information by township. Each entry includes data om operational budgets. Materials are in fair condition and dated 1861-1918.
This collection contains two ledgers belonging to the Borden family, who kept detailed account of transactions made 1932-1970. Examples of transactions include farm equipment/machinery, gravel, labor, plumbing supplies, gasoline, food and beverage, sales tax, personal business/family matters, and other miscellaneous goods and services. Also included in this collection are deeds tracking the ownership and sale of the property. Materials are dated 1932-1975.
The Boyce Family Papers is a collection of private materials chronicling the lives of James Boyce (1740-1803) and his descendants for over two hundred years. This collection contains land surveys and land records, bills of sale of enslaved peoples, wills, tax receipts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, vital and marriage records, family Bible, chattel mortgages, photographs, and other miscellaneous materials relating to the Boyce family. Materials are dated 1767-1976.
The Carolina Book Club was founded in May 1939 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Collection materials include essays, meeting minutes, financial records, and other miscellaneous materials relating to the club. Materials are dated 1939-1986 and in good condition, with some documents in poor condition due to fragility.
The Carolina Concert Series Collection contains programs from the Community Concert Association (1983-1989), Theater Charlotte (1998-1999), Charlotte Community Concert Association (1989-1994), and Carolinas Concert Association (1994-2004).
This collection contains correspondence, land records (deeds, deeds of trust, property surveys), tax receipts, and documentation on the re-surveying of the US Post Office, Assay Site, and Courthouse in Charlotte. Land records largely reference properties including Brevard, Myers-Cedar Groves Farm, Chatham Estates, present-day Plaza Midwood, and other areas in Mecklenburg County. Materials are dated 1873-1957.
This collection spans items related to the John C. and Ruth Kilgo family, as well as Charles Paty. The Kilgos were residents of Mecklenburg County and active members of the community. Charles Paty is a World War II veteran and was a friend of the Kilgo family. Both the Kilgos and Paty lived in the Plaza Midwood area of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Materials include: Clippings, Correspondence, Ephemera, Postcards, Printed Materials, Rosters, Negatives, and Photographs.
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.
This collection contains poems written by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s staff and poets-in-residence during National Poetry Month in April 2019. Poems cover a variety of topics and were written for anyone who visited the writing desk with a prompt. All materials were created in April 2019.
This collection consists of spiral bound annexation reports on eleven neighborhoods in Charlotte. Materials are dated 1984.
The Charlotte Mecklenburg School system (CMS) was founded in 1882 with a mission to “maximize academic achievement by every student in every school”. This collection contains school directories and teacher handbooks from CMS, which document school and county leadership, Board of Education, professional and school organizations, educational philosophies, rules and regulations, and teacher and school contact information. Materials are dated 1934-1990 and in good condition.
- Correspondence 51
- Clubs and Organizations 38
- Photographs 33
- Women--Societies and clubs 28
- Programs 27
- Education 25
- Family Papers/Genealogy 25
- Scrapbooks 24
- Women 19
- Business 18
- Charlotte Publications 17
- Book clubs (Discussion groups) 16
- Newspaper clippings 16
- Publications 15
- Authors 13
- Artifacts 12
- City and County Government 12
- Military 12
- Account books 10
- Financial documents 10 ∧ less
- English 144
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 4
- Harding, Harry P., 1874-1959 3
- Allison, Charles W., 1883-1959 2
- Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
- Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
- Charlotte Symphony Orchestra 2
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Charter Commission 2
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 2
- Duke Power Company 2
- Duke, James Buchanan, 1856-1925 2
- First Union National Bank of North Carolina 2
- GFWC of North Carolina 2
- Junior League of Charlotte 2
- Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) 2
- United Daughters of the Confederacy. North Carolina Division 2
- YMCA World Service 2
- American & Efird Mills, Inc 1
- American Association of University Women 1
- American Association of University Women. Charlotte Branch 1
- American Gold Star Mothers, Inc 1 ∧ less