Category Archives: New Collections

Rev. James A. Felton: Montford Point Marine, Grassroots Organizer, Educator, and Family Man

[Today we feature the life and work of Reverend James A. Felton of Hertford County, North Carolina. The Southern Historical Collection is proud to be the repository that preserves a small collection of papers from the Felton family (the James … Continue reading

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Creator of the Month… Cone Mills Corporation

[Each month we feature a “creator” of one of the SHC’s manuscript collections. In archival terms, a creator is defined as an individual, group, or organization that is responsible for a collection’s production, accumulation, or formation.] Cone Mills Corporation (and … Continue reading

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New Collections (11 July 2008)

Adkins, Davis, and Fulton Family Papers (#5230) The collection contains family papers of the related Adkins, Davis, and Fulton families. Correspondence includes letters to and from Hiram Adkins, Emily Caroline Davis Adkins, and their children. There is also correspondence of … Continue reading

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Newly Revised and Described (11 July 2008)

Harry Lee Harllee Films (#4773) Harry Lee Harllee was a naturalist, ornithologist, taxidermist, and founder of the Harllee Museum of Natural History in Florence, S.C. In 1927, he founded the Harllee Construction Company, also in Florence, S.C. In 1947, his … Continue reading

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Newly Revised and Described (21 May 2008)

Albert Coates Papers (#3818) Albert Coates was director of the Institute of Government at the University, 1931-1962, and a professor in the University of North Carolina’s School of Law. The collection includes office and personal files of Albert Coates and … Continue reading

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New Collections (21 May 2008)

Mahlon D. Cushman Diary (#5379-z) Mahlon D. Cushman, a Union soldier during the Civil War, served as a private in Company I of the 16th Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 1862-1864. As part of the Union garrison at Plymouth, N.C., the 16th … Continue reading

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Newly Revised and Described (18 April 2008)

Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics Records (#4687) The Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics (Knight Commission) was established in 1989 with the purpose of drafting a reform agenda for the administration of intercollegiate sports. The Commission was dissolved in … Continue reading

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New Collections (18 April 2008)

Joseph A. Herzenberg Papers (#5367) Joe Herzenberg (Joseph Alexander Herzenberg II) was born in 1941 in Franklin, N.J. He moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1969. Herzenberg was a politician; historian; advocate for social, environmental, and economic justice; and the … Continue reading

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