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Aaron D. Boggs Papers

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Boggs (Aaron D.) Papers

Inventory of the Aaron D. Boggs papers
MS0149

Summary Information

Repository
University of North Carolina at Charlotte University Archives
Creator
Boggs, Aaron D. , (Aaron Devon), 1918-1995
Title
Aaron D. Boggs papers
ID
MS0149
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1920-1929
Date [inclusive]
1875-1995
Extent
0.25 Linear feet
General Physical Description note
47 items, including 9 photographs
Language
English
Abstract
Biographical and genealogical material about the Boggs family and collateral lines, including the Alexander, Calhoun, Garner, Livingston, and Prince families. Also includes photographs of Charlotte (ca. 1890-ca. 1910).

Preferred Citation note

Aaron D. Boggs Collection. J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Biographical/Historical note

Aaron DeVon Boggs Jr. was born in Charlotte on December 31, 1918 to Aaron D. and Callie Mae Boggs. He attended school at Alexander Schools, Inc. in Union Mills, N.C. During World War II, he served stateside in the U.S. Army. Following his discharge, Boggs returned to Charlotte and worked as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service until his retirement. He died in Charlotte on October 31, 1995 and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery. [For additional biographical information, see folder 1.]

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Scope and Contents note

Comprised primarily of genealogical material relating to the Boggs family and its collateral lines, including the Alexander, Calhoun, Livingston, and Prince families.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of North Carolina at Charlotte University Archives 1992

9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC, 28223
704-687-1170
spec-coll@uncc.edu

Revision Description

Finding aid updated 1995

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gifts of Aaron D. Boggs of Charlotte, N.C., 1988 and 1991.

Processing Information note

Processed by Randy Penninger, 1992; updated November, 1995.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Charlotte (N.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--History
  • Charlotte (N.C.)--History

Personal Name(s)

  • Boggs, Aaron D. , (Aaron Devon), 1918-1995

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

BOGGS, AARON 1944, 1949, 1960-61, 1974-75, 1989, 1995

Scope and Contents note

includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, a history of the Alexander Schools, Inc., and recollections of his two of his teachers.

1 1

GENEALOGICAL MATERIAL--BOGGS FAMILY 1986, undated

Scope and Contents note

includes a copy of Garner - Boggs and Related Families (1986).

1 2

GENEALOGICAL MATERIAL--COLLATERAL LINES 1945, 1947, 1959, undated

Scope and Contents note

includes material of collateral lines related to the family of Aaron Boggs, including the Alexander, Calhoun, Livingston, and Prince families.

1 3

PICTORIAL WORKS 1875, 1888, undated

Scope and Contents note

primarily photostatic copies of Charlotte buildings and street scenes, including D. H. Hill School (n.d.), Elizabeth College (n.d.), Independence Square (1875), and Southern Railway Station (1888)

1 4

PHOTOGRAPHS--LARGE PRINTS circa 1920s

Scope and Contents note

Two prints (PL149/1-2) that are a copy of "Souvenir Folder of CHARLOTTE, N.C.," which includes 16 postcard views of Charlotte buildings and street scenes. Includes business section, Carnegie Library, Charlotte Country Club, First Baptist Church, Lakewood, Latta Arcade, Law Building, Mary Anna Jackson House, Masonic Temple, Mecklenburg County Court House, Mecklen¬burg and Stonewall hotels, Queens College, Realty (Indepen¬dence) Building, Southern Manufacturer's Club, Southern Railway Station, Trade and Tryon streets, U.S. Post Office and Court House, and YMCA building

PL2 2
Box Folder item

Souvenir folder of Charlotte postcards

Scope and Contents note

Souvenir folder of Charlotte postcards of the following places: Southern Station and Stonewall Hotel, New Masonic Temple, Queen's College, Carnegie Free Library and First Baptist Church, Trade Street, Reality Building, U.S. Post Office and Court House, Mecklenburg County Court House and Law Building, Mr. Mrs. Stonewall Jackson's residence, the lake at Lakewood, Mecklenburg Hotel, Y.M.C.A. and Latta Arcade, Country Club, Tryon Street, Mrs. Stonewall Jackson's home, and a general view of the business section of Charlotte (n.d.)

PL2 9 PL149/1-2

PHOTOGRAPHS--PRINTS circa 1920s, 1989

Scope and Contents note

Seven prints (P149/1-7), includes a photograph of Boggs [149/1], Charlotte skyline [P149/4], Independence Square [P149/5], Mecklenburg County Court House [P149/3], Presbyterian College [P149/7], and Selwyn Hotel [P149/6].

P15 8
Box Folder item

Aaron D. Boggs Jr. 1989

P15 8 P149/1

Home of Mr. and Mrs. Aaron D. Boggs Jr., 609 N. Davidson St., Charlotte [Aaron D. Boggs Jr. hiding behind tree] undated

P15 8 P149/2

Mecklenburg County Courthouse, Charlotte undated

P15 8 P149/3

Charlotte skyline undated

P15 8 P149/4-5

Selwyn Hotel, Charlotte undated

P15 8 P149/6

Presbyterian College, Charlotte undated

P15 8 P149/7