Sep 232011

Digital North Carolina is undertaking a digitization project for NC newspapers. They have announced their list of papers to digitize over the next year, which includes a number from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library:

Mecklenburg Jeffersonian (Charlotte) 1841-1849 Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
Miners’ and Farmers’ Journal (Charlotte) 1830-1834 Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
Catawba Journal (Charlotte) 1824-1828 Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
Western Democrat (Charlotte) 1856-1868 Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
North Carolina Whig (Charlotte) 1852-1863 Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

More info can be found at the Newspapers Selected for Digitization, 2011-2012 page.

Jul 302011

The Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center is a community library that considers itself the “Charlotte region’s center for Jewish knowledge.”  The Charlotte Jewish Archives, a collection documenting the history of the Charlotte Jewish community, is maintained by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte.