Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.3: Correspondence: Condolences and Letters Received After Assassination
Scope and Contents of the Subseries
The subseries contains letters, cards and telegrams received after the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The bulk of the material is from April 1968, directly after the Assassination, and is addressed to Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King, Sr., the King family, Ralph Abernathy and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. A small amount of letters and telegrams are dated from 1968-1969 and relate primarily to Coretta Scott King's speaking and travel schedule. Also included is the form letter sent by SCLC to respond to condolences as well as adverse mail received after Dr. King's death.
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
Access is restricted to digital surrogates available in the Archives and Special Collections of the Robert W. Woodruff Library.
Restrictions on Use
All documents in this collection either are protected by copyright or are the property Morehouse College, and/or the copyright holder as appropriate. Permission to consult the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection does not automatically include permission to publish from the Collection. Permission to publish or quote from previously unpublished materials or from materials under copyright must first be obtained from the copyright holder. Requests for permission to publish any of Dr. King’s copyrighted speeches, sermons, books or other writings, in whole or in part, shall be addressed to Intellectual Properties Management, Inc., 449 Auburn Ave., Atlanta, Georgia, 30312.
1.2 linear feet
Arrangement of the Subseries
The subseries is arranged alphabetically by sender.
Photographs separated to appropriate housing in Series 13: Photographs.
- Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
- Subseries 1.3: Correspondence: Condolences and Letters Received After Assassination
- Finding aid prepared by Courtney Chartier
- 2008 October
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- Finding aid written inEnglish.