College Trousseau, ca. 1965
Michael Mauney. Noted Charlotte Observer photographer has donated his collection of images taken of life at Queens. Mr.Mauney produced the View Book, which depicted life at Queens in the 1960's and forms the basis for this collection.The 45 archival images show both life on campus and portraits of Queens students.
This collection features postcards from the early 1900s through the 2000s. At over 400 items, this is one of the largest collections in the digital archive. They depict many historical buildings and landmarks in Charlotte as well as throughout the state. Of particular interest are the postcards depicting Camp Greene, a military camp built in Charlotte in 1917.
Everett Library is dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of Queens in the Myers Park area and the surrounding city of Charlotte. While Queens has broadened its focus from the education of young women to become a modern comprehensive university; it has always been a center for intellectual and cultural life in Charlotte. The Digital Archive offers images, documents, correspondence, and a host of other items that are now shared online and chronicle this rich history. Click on the above image or here to be taken to the digital archive search page.
Dr. Hadley and the Coronation of Elizabeth II
Dr. Charles Hadley and poet E.E. Cummings visit to Queens University in 1955.