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Wells Eddleman papers

Identifier: NCC-0073

Scope and Contents

This collection is primarily composed of articles, notes, petitions, memoranda, timelines, and songs related to nuclear energy, specifically the Coalition for Alternatives to Shearon Harris (CASH), the Conservation Council of North Carolina, the North Carolina Utilities Commission, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Most of the material in the collection is dated from 1986 and 1987. More recent articles and correspondence from 1996, 2010, and 2011 cover a range of topics.


  • 1985 - 2011
  • Majority of material found within 1986 - 1987

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

Wells Eddleman is a native North Carolinian and resident of Durham, North Carolina, and a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Class of 1971. He was a teacher and energy manager at the Carolina Friends School, as well as a prominent energy consultant and frequent expert witness on energy-related issues before the North Carolina Utilities Commission and other bodies. Eddleman has been an activist for energy efficiency, supported stricter nuclear energy regulations, and called for increased nuclear plant safety. He also warned against what he felt was excessive growth of the nuclear industry in North Carolina in the mid-1980s. Specifically, he sought alternatives to the Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant in Wake County.


0.08 Linear Feet (6 folders)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Wells Eddleman

Finding Aid for the Wells Eddleman Papers
Rachel Walton
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Repository Details

Part of the North Carolina Collection Archives Repository

300 N. Roxboro Street
Durham NC 27701 United States