The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Reginald A. Hawkins papers
Repository: University of North Carolina at Charlotte. J. Murrey Atkins Library
Collection Description (CRHP): Series three of this collection contains audio and video recordings, including interviews with Hawkins.
Collection Description (Extant): Papers of a Charlotte dentist, minister, and civil rights activist, who was the first African-American to run for governor of North Carolina. Consists chiefly of clippings and correspondence documenting his involvement in the desegregation of schools, public accommodations, hospitals, the North Carolina Dental Society, and the Shrine Bowl. Also includes information on voter registration projects, gubernatorial campaign files (1968 and 1972), material concerning Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and a dissertation about Hawkins by Dr. Gregory Davis.
Digital Status: No
Extent: Three Cassette Tapes; Two Videocassette Tapes
Finding Aid: yes
Finding Aid URL: http://libapps.uncc.edu/manuscripts/ms_display.php?ms=125.php
Interviewees: Reginald A. Hawkins
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American clergy--North Carolina
African American politicians--North Carolina
African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina
Civil rights movements--North Carolina
School integration--North Carolina