Blockson Collection settles in


The Charles L. Blockson collection is being moved to its new permanent location in Sullivan Hall, according to a Philadelphia Inquirer article today.

As the Temple News reported, Dr. Diane D. Turner became the permanent curator of the collection in September, 2007. The collection contains over 500,00 artifacts chronically Afrian-American history.

Blockson retired as curator in 2006, but pushed for the $475,000 rennovations to Sullivan Hall prior to leaving.