Collections

Selected Collections from the CPCC Archives

Listed below is a selection of the archival collections that are open for research in the archives. You may view PDF versions of the available inventories by clicking on the title of the collection. If a complete inventory is not available here, please contact the archivist at archives@cpcc or 704-330-6373 for a detailed description of the contents of the collection.

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Record Group 1) College Records:

College records are defined as records of administrative units, committee meeting materials, instructional departments, programs, services, and student activities generated by CPCC.

1. President’s Records

2. Campus Records

  • Cooperative High School Programs, Subject Files
  • Department of Planning and Research, Program Reviews
  • Enrollment Management and Student Services, Career and Advising Support Records
  • Instruction Unit, Distance Learning Records

3. Committee Records

Abstract: The Board of Trustees of Central Piedmont Community College Records contain materials documenting the governance and administrative activities of the Board of Trustees. Records include meeting minutes, reports, correspondence and financial records.

Abstract: The College Cabinet Records contain materials documenting the administrative activities of the College Cabinet. Records include meeting agendas and summaries, reports, correspondence, and financial records.

Abstract: The College Senate Records document the activities of the Faculty Senate, now known as the College Senate. Records include meeting minutes, reports, memorandums, publications, and course and curriculum proposals.

4. Pre-CPCC Collection

Abstract: A collection of records documenting the activities of Carver College, later known as Mecklenburg College. The school was merged with the Central Industrial Education Center in 1963 to form CPCC.

Abstract: An artificial collection of materials related to the North Carolina Industrial Education Centers and the Central Industrial Education Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

5. Biographical Files

  • Personnel Directories Collection

 

Record Group 2) Photographs and Slides

Visual Resources in a variety of formats: photographs, negatives, slides, and digital photographs.

  • Community Relations and Marketing Services, Photographs and Slides

 

Record Group 3) Memorabilia and Historical Files

News-clippings and subject files containing college histories, reports, memos, flyers, and other materials collected for reference concerning college history, events, and programs.

  1. 25th Anniversary Time Capsule Collection, 1986-1988 (AR.0034)

    Abstract: A collection of items that were selected by CPCC faculty, staff and students to be included in a time capsule, buried in May 1988 in celebration of the school’s 25th anniversary.

    2. Community Relations and Marketing Services, Photographs and Slides

     

    Record Group 4) Publications

    Major college publications as well as brochures, pamphlets, flyers, and posters.

    1. Inside CPCC Collection, 1981-1991 (AR.0031)

    Abstract: A collection of issues of Inside CPCC, a newsletter and magazine that reported on the people and   programs of CPCC.

    2. Student News Publications Collection, 1965-2005 (AR.0035)
    Abstract: An artificial collection of student news publications, which were published by Student Life. Publications included in the collection are CPCC Weekly Newsletter, The Prospector and The Spark

    3. Faculty Newsletters Collection

     

    Record Group 5) Audio & Video

    Sound and video records related to CPCC in a variety of media formats including: audio cassettes and tapes, video cassettes, films, CDs, DVDs, Oral History Interviews, etc.

    1. Community Relations, CPCC-TV & Media Services, Video Recordings