Archival Collections at UNC

Deborah Cogswell Photograph Album, Southern Historical Collection, UNC Chapel Hill

Photograph album compiled by Deborah Cogswell, circa 1971, with images from her time with the Student Health Coalition. The images document her experiences in several Appalachian communities, including: White Oak, Briceville, Sneedville, Cosby and Deer Lodge, Tenn., and Grethel (Floyd County), Ky.  Images depict health fairs put on by the Student Health Coalition, Cogswell’s host …

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Barbara Clinton Materials on the Student Health Coalition and the Center for Health Services, Southern Historical Collection, UNC Chapel Hill

Barbara Clinton was the Center for Health Services director 1988-2013. The series contains annual reports from the Center for Health Services (CHS), Appalachian Student Health Coalition (ASHC), and the Student Environmental Health Project (STEP); reports on the coalition’s efforts; and CHS files on its history, programs, funding, 25th anniversary, bylaws, and publicity. Additional materials include …

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Jack Beckford Letter, Southern Historical Collection, UNC Chapel Hill

Jack Beckford participated in the Health Fair in Eastern Kentucky in the summer of 1971. A letter home shares updates about the Health Fair, its sponsors, the Eastern Kentucky Welfare Rights Organization and the Appalachian Regional Commission, and social and business activities. Jack Beckford Letter, 26 July 1971, in the Student Health Coalition Project Collection #5649, …

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Caryl Carpenter Papers on Mountain People’s Health Councils, East Tennessee clinics, and Student Health Coalition Photographs, Southern Historical Collection, UNC Chapel Hill

Caryl Carpenter participated in the Rural Student Health Coalition in the mid to late 1970s. She worked with the Mountain People’s Health Council and East Tennessee clinics, and documented activities related to the SHC in the 1970s. Images depict activities of the Mountain People’s Health Council clinics in Norma, Stoney Fork, and Lake City, Tenn. …

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Sue Love Student Health Coalition Meeting Photographs, Southern Historical Collection, UNC Chapel Hill

Sue C. Love participated in the Rural Student Health Coalition in the early 1970s as a medical worker and attended medical school at Vanderbilt University. At the same time, her future husband Cliff Love served as a community worker. Included are black-and-white photographs of a SHC meeting from the summer of 1972 at a cabin …

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Deede Wyatt Materials on Tricia Nixon Cox’s Visit to Vanderbilt University, Southern Historical Collection, UNC Chapel Hill

Deede Wyatt participated in the Student Health Coalition (SHC) as a Vanderbilt University nursing student in the 1970s. Her time at Vanderbilt overlapped with a September 1972 visit by President Richard Nixon’s daughter, Tricia Nixon Cox, who met with an elderly group and with the SHC while in Nashville. The series contains newspaper clippings about …

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Student Health Coalition Project Process Materials, Southern Historical Collection, UNC Chapel Hill

In September 2015, former Student Health Coalition (SHC) members gathered at Wilson Library in Chapel Hill to discuss goals for the project in collaboration with Southern Historical Collection. As part of this meeting, the Southern Historical Collection prepared copies of one of the coalitions first annual report, and “Look Books” or binders of pictures and …

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Lewis Lefkowitz Materials on the Student Health Coalition and the Center for Health Services, Southern Historical Collection, UNC Chapel Hill

In 1965, Dr. Lewis Lefkowitz arrived at Vanderbilt University and began a community-based elective for students. After Dr. Amos Christie invited him to a meeting with students interested in starting the Student Health Coalition (SHC), he became one of its most important faculty supporters. Dr. Lefkowitz visited Health Fairs and organized the Urban Branch of …

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Student Health Coalition Reunion Materials, 2009 and 2013, Southern Historical Collection, UNC Chapel Hill

Files transferred from the William W. Dow Papers (#05612) that document two Student Health Coalition reunions. One attended by Dow in 2009, and another hosted in Nashville in 2013 after Dow’s death in 2012. Materials include correspondence between former coalition members including Rick Davidson, Lark Hayes, Margaret Ecker, Mary Ruth Martin, Tom John, John Davis, …

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Cathy Barrow Heck Materials on the Student Health Coalition, Southern Historical Collection, UNC Chapel Hill

Cathy Barrow Heck attended Vanderbilt University and worked with the Student Health Coalition (SHC) in 1974 as a pediatric examiner. In 1975, she became a co-director of the Appalachian Student Health Coalition (ASHC) with Cindy Lutenbacher. The materials document her experience leading the coalition, containing handwritten drafts of the coalition’s annual reports, correspondence, materials for …

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