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Inez Moore Parker Archives: LEARN: Resources on African Americans in the South

The Inez Moore Parker Archives and Research Center preserves, selects, and makes accessible vital information pertaining to the University’s history and administration and the African American experience in the South.


Are you conducting historical research for a class? Perhaps, you are researching your family history. This page provides great resources on the African American History and their experiences in the South.



There are 2 ways to request information from the archives.

  • First, you can request information from the archives by using the online form.  Be sure to include your contact information and a member of the archives staff will contact you.
  • You can also make an in-person to visit with the University Archivist, Mr. Brandon Lunsford. His email is and phone number (704) 370-6741.


Inez Moore Parker Archives and Research Center
James B. Duke Memorial Library
Johnson C. Smith University
100 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Telephone: (704) 371-6741
Fax: (704) 378-3524


Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday : 9am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm

2nd floor of the James B. Duke Memorial Library