William H. Harris File, 1982-1995Material type: Mixed materialsDescription: 3 boxes, (2 linear ft.).Subject(s): Paine College--Presidents | Magazines | Newspaper clippings | News Releases | Programs | Salutations
|Item type||Location||Call number||Copy number||Status||Notes||Date due|
|Archival Material||Archives||Box 77-79||Folders 1-15||Not for loan||Finding aid available for a description of items in box.|
Box 77: File: Folders 1-15.
Box 78: Colleges and universities inaugural acknowledgements.
Box 79: Colleges and universities inaugural acknowledgements.
The William H. Harris File includes newspaper clippings, news releases, programs, memos, letters, inauguration material, speeches, and magazines which highlight his accomplishments. Material spans 1982-1995.
Finding aid available in archives.
Dr. William H. Harris was born in Fitzgerald, Georgia. He graduated from Paine College with an A.B. degree in History in 1966; received his M.A. from Indiana University in 1967. a PhD from Indian University in 1973, and a recipient of numerous awards and honors. As part of his academe, Harris has authored books and several articles. His first book, Keeping the Faith: A Phillip Randolph, Milton P. Webster, and the Brotherhood of Sleeping Porters - 1925-37, was published in 1977. The Harder we Run: Black Workers Since the Civil War, was published in 1982. Harris is recognized as being the second alumnus president, the second president with and earned doctorate, and the third black president of Paine College.