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Collection Number: 40363

Collection Title: Carolina Black Caucus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1973-2013

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the Duplication Policy section for more information.


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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 2160 items)
Abstract The Carolina Black Caucus formed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1974. The organization, known as the Black Faculty Staff Caucus (BFSC) prior to the late 2000s, promotes affirmative action, recruitment and hiring of African Americans, racial justice and awareness, and equal opportunities for all minority members of the university community. Records document the administration, goals, and programs of the Black Faculty Staff Caucus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. General files chiefly include meeting agendas, notes, membership lists and applications, reports, and news clippings. There are also documents relating to the development of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History; the 1989 and 1991 Black Leadership Summits; the university's Bicentennial Video Project; African American faculty recruitment efforts; photocopies of the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's request for statewide desegregation in higher education; and the Carolina Campus Cares program. There is also a BFSC photograph album of the 1996 year-end celebrations that is covered in Kente cloth. The Addition of 2013 consists of digital photographs of academic and social events, videos of speakers at the Case of Race town hall meeting, and issues of the Carolina Black Caucus E-News from 2010 to 2013. The Carolina Black Caucus website includes information about the organization, a photo gallery, calender of events, newsletters, contact and membership information, and other resources.
Creator Carolina Black Caucus (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. University Archives.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Carolina Black Caucus Records #40363, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from the Carolina Black Caucus in July 2011 (records transfer 20110705.1); March 2013 (records transfer 20130213.1); website harvested using Archive-It, beginning in February 2014.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Processed by: Matt Dailey, August 2011

Encoded by: Matt Dailey, August 2011

Updated because of addition by Amanda Loeb, February 2015.

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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

Clicking on a subject heading below will take you into the University Library's online catalog.

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The Carolina Black Caucus formed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1974. The organization, known as the Black Faculty Staff Caucus (BFSC) prior to the late 2000s, promotes affirmative action, recruitment and hiring of African Americans, racial justice and awareness, and equal opportunities for all minority members of the university community.

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Records document the administration, goals, and programs of the Black Faculty Staff Caucus (BFSC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chairs and leaders of the BFSC represented in these records include Charles E. Daye, Harold G. Wallace, Audreye E. Johnson, Darnell Hawkins, Clifford H. Charles, Zenobia Hatcher-Wilson, and Sonja Haynes Stone. General files chiefly include meeting agendas, notes, membership lists and applications, reports, and news clippings. There are also documents relating to the development of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History; the 1989 and 1991 Black Leadership Summits; the university's Bicentennial Video Project; African American faculty recruitment efforts; photocopies of the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's request for statewide desegregation in higher education; and the Carolina Campus Cares program. There is also a BFSC photograph album of the 1996 year-end celebrations that is covered in Kente cloth. The Addition of 2013 consists of digital photographs, videos, and documents related to events organized by the Carolina Black Caucus from 2010 to 2013. Photographs are of various academic and social events, including an event for black athletes, the Black Read-In, the Case of Race town hall meeting, the Chancellor Reception, the Clayton Reception, and holiday and welcome socials. There are also videos of speakers at the Case of Race town hall meeting. The Carolina Black Caucus E-News is an online monthly newsletter that provides a schedule of events, updates on social issues and projects, announcements, and other information of interest. The Carolina Black Caucus website includes information about the organization, a photo gallery, calender of events, newsletters, contact and membership information, and other resources.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Black Faculty Staff Caucus Records, 1973-2004.

1200 items.

Records document the administration, goals, and programs of the Black Faculty Staff Caucus (BFSC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chairs and leaders of the BFSC represented in these records include Charles E. Daye, Harold G. Wallace, Audreye E. Johnson, Darnell Hawkins, Clifford H. Charles, Zenobia Hatcher-Wilson, and Sonja Haynes Stone. General files chiefly include meeting agendas, notes, membership lists and applications, reports, and news clippings. There are also documents relating to the development of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History; the 1989 and 1991 Black Leadership Summits; the university's Bicentennial Video Project; African American faculty recruitment efforts; photocopies of the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's request for statewide desegregation in higher education; and the Carolina Campus Cares program. There is also a BFSC photograph album of the 1996 year-end celebrations that is covered in Kente cloth.

Folder 1

General files, 1978-1983

Folder 2

General files, 1988-1991

Folder 3

General files, 1992

Folder 4

General files, 1993

Folder 5

General files, 1994

Folder 6

General files, 1995

Folder 7

General files, 1996

Folder 8

Bicentennial video project, 1990-1992

Folder 9

Black Cultural Center controversy, 1992

Folder 10-11

Folder 10

Folder 11

Black faculty recruitment and hiring, 1975-1992

Correspondence, writings, reports and news clippings.

Folder 12

Black leadership, 1982-1991

Articles and other materials on the topic of African American leadership. Also includes documents relating to the UNC-Chapel Hill Black Leadership Summits of 1989 and 1991.

Folder 13

Carolina Campus Cares, 1991-1993

Folder 14

Charters and constitution, 1974-1975, 1992-1994

Folder 15

Correspondence, 1973-1976

Folder 16

Correspondence, 1977

Folder 17

Correspondence, 1991-1992

Folder 18

Correspondence, 1998-2000

Folder 19

Faculty lists, membership rosters and applications, 1998-2004

Folder 20

Meeting reports and notes, 1974-1983

Folder 21

Meeting minutes, 1974-1975

Folder 22

Meeting minutes, 1976-1977

Folder 23

Meeting minutes, 1990-1992

Folder 24

Meeting minutes, 1998-1999

Folder 25

Meeting minutes, 1999-2000

Folder 26

Meeting minutes, Steering committee, 1998-1999

Folder 27

Meeting minutes, Steering committee, 1999-2000

Folder 28

Membership dues and receipts, 1975-1980, 2000

Folder 29

Newsletters, 1991-1993

Photograph Album PA-40363/1

Photograph album, year-end celebration, 1996

Folder 30

Treasurer's reports, 1998-2000

Folder 31

United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) correspondence and report, 1973

Photocopies of documents related to HEW's request that the state of North Carolina develop a plan for desegregation in higher education.

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960 items (17.6 GB).

Records consist of digital photographs, videos, and documents related to events organized by the Carolina Black Caucus from 2010 to 2013. Photographs are of various academic and social events, including an event for black athletes, the Black Read-In, the Case of Race town hall meeting, the Chancellor Reception, the Clayton Reception, and holiday and welcome socials. There are also videos of speakers at the Case of Race town hall meeting. The Carolina Black Caucus E-News is an online monthly newsletter that provides a schedule of events, updates on social issues and projects, announcements, and other information of interest.

In most cases, original folder titles have been retained.

Digital Folder DF-40363/1

Ambassadors

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/2

Blacks In Technology

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/3

Black Athlete, September 2011

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/4

Black Read-In

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/5

Black Read-In, 2012

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/6

Case of Race, 2012

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/7

Chancellor Reception, November 2011

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/8

Chancellor Reception, 2012

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/9

Clayton Reception, 2012

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/10

End of the Year Social, 2011

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/11

End of the Year Social, 2012

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/12

Holiday Social, 2010

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/13

Holiday Social, 2011

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/14

Holiday Social, 2012

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/15

Look Back Meeting

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/16

State of the University, 2013

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/17

Welcome, 2011

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/18

Welcome, 2012

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/19

Welcome Back Reception

Photographs

Digital Folder DF-40363/20

A Case of Race: Town Hall Meeting, 19 September 2012

Video files

Digital Folder DF-40363/21

Carolina Black Caucus E-News, 2010-2013

PDF files

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1 item.

Website includes information about the Carolina Black Caucus, a photo gallery, calender of events, newsletters, contact and membership information, and other resources.

Digital Item DI-40363/1

Website (unccbc.com)

Harvested using Archive-It, beginning in February 2014.

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