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Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 3: Writings By Others

Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131j

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 activities in the United States; Communism; nuclear energy; literary production. The series includes interviews with and articles about Martin Luther King, Jr., under the name of the interviewer or author, or the publication title.


  • Creation: 1946-1969


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 of the Atlanta University Center.

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 Permission to publish or quote from previously unpublished materials or from materials under copyright must first be obtained from the copyright holder.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.


5 Linear feet

Arrangement of the Papers

The series is organizeded into five subseries: 1. Monographs; 2. Speeches; 3. Articles, Interviews and Transcripts; 4. Statement and Reports; 5. Poems, Plays and Other Materials. Each subseries is arranged alphabetically by author, or, if the author is unknown, by title.

Separated Materials

Oversize materials separated to appropriate housing.

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
Series 3: Writings By Others
Finding aid prepared by Courtney Chartier
2008 October
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc. Repository


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