Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1-3
Scope and contents This small collection of ephemera provides a glimpse of the involvement in the civil rights movement by students from the Atlanta University Center schools - Atlanta University, Gammon Theological Seminary, and Clark, Morehouse, Morris Brown, and Spelman Colleges. The collection includes newspaper and journal articles, flyers, reports, and correspondence by and about students from the AUC schools and a few items about student activities in other areas in the United States. There are also...
Collection — Box: 1-188
Scope and contents The James P. Brawley collection spans the years between 1885 and 1985. The bulk of the collection dates from 1916 to 1984. The collection includes records related to Clark College, the Methodist Church, and Rust College. Also included are correspondences, family papers, writings by Brawley, memorabilia, newsclippings and audio/visual materials. Of note are drafts of his two books, his high school "valedictory oration" and photographs to be used in Clark College fundraising brochures. Also of...
Dates: 1885-1994; Majority of material found within 1916-1984
Collection — Box: 1-3
Scope and contents This small collection of materials documents a portion of the professional life of Stella Brewer Brookes, Ph.D., scholar, educator, and author. Having earned the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in English from Wiley College, University of Michigan, and Cornell University, respectively, Dr. Brookes served on the faculty at Clark College in Atlanta, Georgia for 45 years as an esteemed professor.The Stella Brewer Brookes collection primarily highlights Brookes’ writings and opinions...
Collection — Box: 1-2, OS 1-6
Scope and contents Wayman A. Carver (b. 1905 d. 1967), jazz musician and music educator, achieved acclaim for his virtuosity and artistry as a flutist during his tenure from 1934-39 with Chick Webb and his Orchestra. In the series “Giants of Jazz” (International Musician April 1963), Leonard Feather credits Wayman Carver as being internationally recognized as the first and only jazz musician to play the flute during the decade of the 1930s.Wayman Carver, a graduate of...
Dates: 1927 - 2001
Scope and contents This collection contains printed and published materials created by Clark College, Clark University, and Clark Atlanta University. It includes the catalogs and bulletins on courses, administration, and enrollment. The collection also includes student publications such as the student newspaper, The Panther. The materials date from 1891 to 2014, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1960 to 2005. It includes publications that were started at Clark College and continued at Clark Atlanta...
Scope and contents This collection contains photographs of Clark College before its consolidation with Atlanta University. It dates from 1940 to 1989 with the majority of photographs dating during 1950 to 1969. The photographs show student life, such as classes, athletics, clubs, sororities and fraternities, and graduation. The collection includes campus buildings, such as McPheeters-Dennis Hall. The bulk of the collection highlights groups and individuals at various events. Photographs of groups consists of...
Dates: 1940-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1969
Collection — Box: 1-5
Scope and contents The Matthew S. Davage papers (1936-1982) consist primarily of correspondence, personal papers, and manuscripts for speeches and sermons. The speeches and sermons are exemplary of the writings of Dr. Davage and were possibly delivered in both educational and religious contexts. Much of the documentation is focused on Davage's tenure as the President of Clark College and his involvement with the Board of Education of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Also included are biographical...
Dates: 1936-1982, undated; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1976
Collection — Box: 1-2, Scrapbooks
Scope and contents This archival collection was donated in January 2007 during the chapter's 75th Anniversary. The collection primarily documents the activities on the campus of Clark Atlanta University and in metropolitan Atlanta in which the ladies of Sigma Chapter sponsored or participated. There is minimal biographical information on the members of the chapter.Of note are the scrapbooks; many were presented to the Sigma Chapter from the respective Pyramid Clubs - or pledge clubs - of that year....
Dates: 1950-1987, undated; Majority of material found within 1960-1987
Collection — Box: 1-4, OS 1
Scope and contents The collection consists of the personal papers of Dr. Pearlie Craft Dove from 1958-2002. The collection includes photographs, certificates and awards, her vita, some of Dove's writings, an oral history interview, a small amount of memorabilia, materials related to the Teacher Education programs at Clark College, and committee documents from the consolidation of Clark Atlanta University.The materials related to the Clark Atlanta University consolidation (1988-1990) include committee...
Collection — Box: 1-309
Scope and contents The richness of the Vivian Wilson Henderson Papers reflect the multifaceted service of a man committed to uplifting human races, particularly that of his own.Dr. Henderson, could deliver so decisive an economic strategy, ranging from inner group religious understanding to illustrating the parasitic nature of racism on national interest, that his expertise was sought instantly. The papers personify Vivian Henderson's commitment to these as well as the quiet leadership he...