King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Box: 1-149
Scope and contents The First and second mayoral terms series documents Jackson’s ascension as the first African American mayor of Atlanta. Arranged in alphabetical order, this series chronicles Jackson’s political life between the years of 1973 and 1981. Notable achievements within this series include the formation of the city council, his efforts towards the revitalization of Atlanta’s neighborhoods, and mandating inclusion of Blacks in the city’s growing economic development. Major business deals Jackson...
Series — Box: 1-60
Scope and Contents The Photograph series contains over 10,000 photographs taken at many local functions during Maynard Jackson's Mayoral Terms - from 1974 to 1982, and again from 1990 to 1994 - as well as photographs of his international travels. The photographs series also contains photographs of Maynard Jackson with many city, state, and federal officials, a number of foreign officials, many local groups, and a number of celebrities and noted individuals. There are groupings of unidentified photographs...
Scope and Contents of the Collection The series is comprised of manuscripts and published works (circa 1946-1969) written by persons, or produced by groups, other than Martin Luther King, Jr., including members of the King family, SCLC staff, and other groups and leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, as well as literary figures. Content of the documents encompasses issues central to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States; Gandhian philosophy and nonviolence; organized labor in the United States; Christian ethics and...
Scope and Contents of the Series This series contains financial records for Martin Luther King, Jr. and his family. Statements, charge records, credit vouchers, cancelled checks, and other records detailing the King’s bank and credit accounts. There are bills for utilities, hotel stays, and healthcare as well as tickets and receipts documenting airline travel. The series also contains invoices, receipts, statements, and remittances from various companies.
Dates: 1935-1969, undated
Scope and Contents of the Series The series contains legal documents involving Martin Luther King, Jr. and members of his family. Three contracts with King are included, two for speeches at the University of Minnesota and Cheltenham Township Adult School and another to record phonograph records with Southeastern Recording. There is a UK Labour Permit issued in 1961 for his interview on the ...
Scope and Contents of the Collection The series consists of magazines, journals, newspapers, pamphlets, brochures, event programs, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings and various ephemera, primarily related to Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work as a leader in the Civil Rights Movement (1855-1985, bulk 1966-1968).
Scope and Contents of the Series This series contains photographs Martin Luther King, Jr., members of his family, a few civil rights leaders, celebrities, and those received in his correspondence. Most of the photographs are black and white prints with a few in color and one hand-colored print. There are depictions of King receiving his Doctorate of Divinity from Boston University in 1959, surrounded by books in his study at 563 Johnson Avenue, at the 1964 World’s...
Dates: 1955-1968, undated
Scope and Contents of the Series This series contains three dimensional objects and miscellaneous ephemera from the collection. Among the items included in the series are an American Tourister suitcase, embossed leather briefcase, two linen handkerchiefs, and assorted personal care items. There also are certificates, tickets, business cards, calendars, luggage tags, random notes, and blank papers. In addition, the series has a stapler, buttons, a sewing kit, armbands, a lock of hair, gum wrappers,...
Dates: 1910-1969, undated
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1953 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal...
Dates: 1927, 1949-1968
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1953 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional, often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal employment, education, housing, passive resistance, poverty,...