Skip to main content

Henry Bane papers

Identifier: NCC-0003

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).


  • 1914-1998, 1971, 1976, 1998

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

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)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

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
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Edition statement
Cale McCammon

Repository Details

Part of the North Carolina Collection Archives Repository

300 N. Roxboro Street
Durham NC 27701 United States