Henry Bane papers
Scope and Contents
The Henry Bane Papers consist of certificates, diplomas, photographs, and WWII-era military medals of Judge Henry Bane (1904-1998). Certificates recognize his involvement as President of the North Carolina State Association of B'nai B'rith Lodges, a Jewish organization, from 1941 to 1942. Diplomas include Bane's undergraduate degree from Duke University and his law degree from the University of North Carolina. Also included are the guestbook from Bane's funerary services in 1998 and an account book that details the billing of clients (1930-1933) and yearly expenses (1941-1942).
- 1914-1948, 1971, 1976, 1998
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This collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Sources differ as to the details of Bane's biography. According to his father's petition for naturalization, Bane was the son of Russian immigrants immigrants Benjamin Bane (b. 1869) and Chenie Bane name. Bane graduated from Durham High School in 1923 and received his undergraduate degree from Duke University in 1927 before receiving his law degree from the University of North Carolina. A member of the Jewish community, Bane served as president of the North Carolina State Association of B'nath B'rith Lodges from 1941 to 1942. He served as a judge on the Durham County Civil Court from 1965 to 1967.
1.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes: 1 document box, 1 flat box)
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Donated by Zelda Schuman to Preservation Durham in October 1999.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Preservation Durham
- Finding Aid for the Henry Bane Papers
- Cale McCammon
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