Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1-9
Scope and contents The Atlanta-Rome District CME Church Collection spans the dates 1910-2011. Materials include programs from worship services, funerals, events and church anniversaries; church histories; minutes from national and district annual conferences; and photographs.
Collection — Box 8-9
Scope and contents This series contains records which represent the work of Frederick Ayer as local superintendent and financial agent appointed by the American Missionary Association to establish schools for the freedmen in Atlanta. The correspondence includes Ayer's description of the condition of the newly freed slaves upon his arrival in Atlanta, letters to E.M. Cravath, secretary of the Middle West Department of the American Missionary Association and later president of Fisk University. The financial records...
Dates: 1865-1867, 1900
Collection — Box 14-23
Scope and contents The Horace Bumstead records is the fourth series in the Atlanta University Presidential records.This series contains the correspondence and administrative records of Horace Bumstead, Congregationalist minister, educator, and second president of Atlanta University. The correspondence includes letters to and from Northern philanthropic groups who contributed to student scholarships and for improvements to the University's physical plant. Of comparatively small proportion is the...
Scope and contents This collection contains personal materials of James H. Costen, including correspondence, writings and speeches by himself and others, collected programs, photographs, and audio recordings of Costen interviewing administration and members of the Presbyterian Church.A bulk of the materials lie in the ITC administration files. These files were transferred to the archives after Costen retired, and not only contain correspondence and administration and development materials based on...
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 1-28
Scope and contents The Bishop J. Howard Dell collection span the years between 1946 and 1992. The collection illustrates the interworking of his personal and ministerial life. Personal diaries of both Bishop Dell and his wife, Macie Lee Dell, briefly describing their daily activities are contained within the collection. Included in the diaries are references to church worship, Bishop Dell’s Poteat Funeral Home radio broadcast, the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert Kennedy and the...
Collection — Box 1-4
Scope and contents The collection has one series that is arranged chronologically covering sporadic years from 1867-1999. The bulk of the collection is dated 1982-1993. The majority of the collection is comprised of programs from worship services. Also, there are programs for funeral services, events and church anniversaries; a few annual and financial reports; and correspondence, memoranda, agendas and minutes from committee meetings. Most notable in the collection is a bound volume entitled "Records of the...
Dates: 1867-1999; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1993
Collection — Box 1-4
Scope and Contents The Anna E. Hall collection (boxes 1 through 3) spans the years of 1896 through 1964. The materials within the collection describe the life and work of this Methodist Deaconess from Georgia. They include Hall's personal diaries describing daily life, including her missionary work in Garraway, Liberia, West Africa. An early journal of John M.L. Harrow describes the tough existence of early missionary life in 1890s Africa. Also of interest are articles, photographs, images and publications...
Collection — Box 1-24
Scope note Edler G. Hawkins (b. 1908 d. 1977) was Pastor of St. Augustine Presbyterian Church in the Bronx, New York for over thirty years. Under his stewardship the congregation grew to over one thousand members. As Pastor, Rev. Hawkins was very active in the Bronx community and in responding to concerns in this increasingly diverse neighborhood. He demanded and worked for better housing and equal opportunities for minorities. His concern for the community led him to run for a New York State Assembly...
Dates: 1933-1977; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1977
Scope and content note This collection contains photographs and audio recordings dating from the 1880s to the 1980s, with the bulk of materials from the middle 20th century. The photographs are arranged into three series by organization, and nine subseries where appropriate including: Buildings and grounds, Campus life, Departments, Events, Faculty and Staff, Groups and organizations, Identified groups, Unidentified groups, Identified individuals, Unidentified individuals, Class composites, and Photo albums. The...