You can access unique research resources such as rare books, manuscripts, archives, maps and photographs in the Dalton Reading Room, located on the 10th floor of Atkins Library. Please see the Special Collections website for our hours and further information.
Research Guide for U. S. South 1860 to Present
The J. Murrey Atkins Special Collections at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is dedicated to supporting the teaching, research, and public service missions of the university by acquiring, organizing, preserving, and making available to a wide audience rare and unique materials in certain defined categories.
Partnering with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, J. Murrey Atkins Library is leading Living Charlotte, a project to digitize audio oral history recordings, municipal city planning and development documents, and the personal and legal papers of key individuals in the civil rights and desegregation movements.