Each month, we post a processing update to notify our readers about the latest collections that have finding aids online and are primed for research. Here are June’s finding aids:
- Harding Black collection, 1910-2014, (#3911): The Harding Black collection contains material on the life, legacy, and career of noted ceramic expert Harding Black. Harding Black’s greatest contribution to the ceramics community was his glaze research, which included extensive work to recreate ancient Chinese glazes from the Song and Tang dynasties.
- J.W. Cocke Civil War papers, 1864, undated (#3950): Letter from Civil War General P.G.T. Beauregard and a bill of sale for enslaved African Americans. See the first page of Beauregard’s letter here.
You can view more of Harding Black’s ceramic art here or learn more about Harding Black here.