Charles L. Blockson

Charles L. Blockson pictured.
Remembering Charles L. Blockson
Type: News Story
Charles L. Blockson, curator of Temple’s prestigious Blockson Collection, has passed away.
June 21, 2023
David Cohen presenting historian Charles L. Blockson with the Philadelphia Award
Charles L. Blockson receives 2016 Philadelphia Award
Type: News Story
Blockson received the award, a nearly 100-year-old honor, for his service of the community through his work as a historian.
May 31, 2017
Coltrane sitting with his saxophone.
John Coltrane exhibit honors musical legacy
Type: News Story
Temple will partner the Philadelphia Jazz Project to present a series of events celebrating John Coltrane.
September 14, 2016
The Pennsylvania Slave Trade historical marker at Penn’s Landing.
Historical marker recognizes slave trade
Type: News Story
Charles L. Blockson, curator emeritus of the Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries, successfully submitted a proposal to designate a local slave port with a historical marker.
August 29, 2016