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religion. Religion

 Record Group
Identifier: religion

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Major J. Jones papers

 Collection — Box 1-7
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0096
Scope and contents This collection documents the work of Major J. Jones, United Methodist Minister, theologian, and President of the Gammon Theological Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.) for the years 1969-1986. The bulk of the material is writings by Jones, including articles, conference papers, lectures and sermons; some materials are related to the administration of Gammon and its parent school, the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC).There is also a large amount of material related to a...
Dates: 1968-1986

Willis J. King papers

 Collection — Box 1-24
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0124
Scope and contents The Willis J. King Papers are comprised of correspondence, printed materials, photographs and other memorabilia that document Bishop Willis J. King's life as a Bishop in the Methodist Church, his time as a missionary in Africa and Norway, and as an educator.

Also within this collection are personal and family documents of Bishop King's wife Emma P. King, including photographs and family history.
Dates: 1904-1976

C. Eric Lincoln collection

 Collection — Box 1-415
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0047
Scope and contents The C. Eric Lincoln collection (1909-2000) documents the life's work of the leading scholar on the Black Church and Black Religion in the United States. As a sociologist of religion, Dr. Lincoln is the co-author of the definitive study on the Black Church in America, a massive fourteen year inquiry into the most important institution in the African American community. Dr. Lincoln's career,. however, was not exclusively devoted to writing about the Black Church. In 1961, his doctoral...
Dates: 1904-2000

Benjamin E. Mays papers

 Collection — Box 1-69
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0100
Scope and contents The Benjamin E. Mays papers include files from his work at the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education. There are also materials related to his presidency at Morehouse, writings by Mays and others, organizational records and financial materials. There are a few photographs, including several of Dr. Mays with former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalyn Carter.Of note in the collection are newsclippings and files related to desegregation. These files include...
Dates: 1931-1984

Minutes of the Baptist Conferences of Georgia

 Collection — Box 1-43
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0094
Scope and contents This collection contains the minutes of the meetings of Baptist Conventions across the state of Georgia.
Dates: 1900-1945

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131
Scope and contents The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection spans the dates 1900-1970, with the bulk of the material dated between 1944-1968. Materials include correspondence to, from and about Martin Luther King, Jr.; manuscripts of sermons, speeches, articles, reports and other literary production by King and others; organizational documents from Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Montgomery Improvement Association and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; school...
Dates: 1944-1968

Robert E. Penn collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0143
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers and collected materials of the Reverend Robert E. Penn, a Baptist minister and educator. The collection dates span the years from 1930-1976. The bulk of the collection dates from 1965 to 1976, and document Penn’s life and work as a pastor and educator. The collection includes materials related to the American Baptist Churches, USA, and Penn’s church, the First Baptist Church of Gary, Indiana, which he led for almost twenty years. Of note relating to his time...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1930-1976

Harry V. Richardson collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0052
Scope and contents The Harry V. Richardson papers spans the years between 1902 and 1999. The bulk of the collection dates 1940-1978. The collection gives some insight into Dr. Richardson’s tenure as President of Gammon Theological Seminary and the founder and first president of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC). These papers include board of trustee’s records, administrative files, historical documents, many founding documents related to ITC, and Dr. Richardson’s course materials. There are...
Dates: 1842-1994; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1990

Gardner C. Taylor collection

 Collection — Box 1-47
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0088
Scope and contents In 2008 Reverend Gardner Taylor donated his collection of writings to the Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center. Rev. Taylor made this gift in honor of his late wife Laura Taylor, (b.1916, d.1995) who initially collected and compiled his writings into notebooks. ...
Dates: 1947-2001; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Levi and Jewell Terrill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0140
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers and collected materials of the Reverend Levi Maurese Terrill and his wife Jewell Ann (Middlebrooks) Terrill, leaders in the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia (GMBCGA) and later in the National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. (NBCUSA) The majority of the collection consists of items related to the organizations that Terrill was associated with, documenting the various programs and associations of the GMBCGA. Terrill’s personal materials contain...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1976