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GEOG 4000/5000 Neighborhood Planning Seminar: Local Documents

This course is designed to introduce the concepts of neighborhood and community in the context of community development. The course focuses on neighborhood planning and organizing as an intervention for neighborhhood revitalization and capacity building.

Local Documents

The Local Documents collection in Atkins Library is located on the 3rd floor near the front of the building.  Atkins Library has been a depository for the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County since 1984, and acquired many paper documents before concentrating on electronic.

The local documents can be found in the library catalog.  They do not check out but must be used in the library.

Some local documents may be available in manuscript collections.

Some local documents from the time period 1944-1987 have been digitized as a part of an IMLS grant and are available at (Click on Publications.)

Special Collections

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Location: 10th Floor Atkins Library

For more information or assistance:


Phone: (704) 687-1170

Local Documents

City Records

    • Recent local government documents and general information about neighborhoods can be found here using the website search box.
  • City Council Meeting Archives
    • Videos, agendas and some transcripts of Charlotte City Council meetings.


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