It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Manuscript Collections consist primarily of unpublished documents such as literary manuscripts, letters, diaries, cartoons, photographs, architectural drawings, and organizational, church and governmental records. Also included are printed materials, audio recordings, and other items. The collections focus on materials related to the people and history of the greater Charlotte region, with particular attention to the Charlotte/Mecklenburg area.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
Location: 10th Floor Atkins Library
For more information or assistance:
Phone: (704) 687-1170
The following is a list of manuscript collections that could be used for your class, City as Text.
Primarily financial records concerning appropriations and expenditures of the city government, 1890s-1920s. Includes material relating to the overall budget and to schools, taxes, business licenses, payrolls, and Elmwood and Pinewood cemeteries.
The Charlotte Corporate Communications collection consists of photographs and negatives (and a few papers), generated by the City of Charlotte, NC. The subject matter of the photographs concerns mainly Charlotte city officials (mayors and city council members), and also prominent buildings in Charlotte (e.g. the Civic Center and Coliseum), skylines, city-scapes and street scenes, dating from the 1960s to the late 1990s.