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Virginia Lacy Jones papers

 Collection — Box: 1-35
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0115
Scope note Virginia Lacy Jones (b. 1912 - d. 1984) was a librarian, educator, author, and – among library educators – known as "the Dean of Deans." She dedicated almost fifty years of her life to the library profession, thirty-six of which she spent as Dean of the School of Library Service at Atlanta University (now Clark Atlanta University). Her career began at Atlanta University in 1939 as Catalog Librarian in Trevor Arnett Library. Dr. Rufus Clement, President of Atlanta University invited...
Dates: 1912-1985; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980

William B. Matthews collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-00049
Scope and contents This collection consists of the papers of William Baxter Matthews from 1881 to 1932. It includes correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed materials, most of which pertain to Atlanta University. The bulk of the materials relates to Matthews’s tenure on the Atlanta University Board of Trustees. Correspondence from Edward Twichell Ware (Atlanta University’s third president) and fellow trustees documents the administration of the school, including fundraising efforts, land development,...
Dates: 1881-1932

Project to Study Business and Business Education Among Negroes

 Collection — Box: 1-14
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0051
Scope and contents This collection is comprised of statistical data covering two broad areas of research: (1) the status of Negro businesses in eleven cities (largely Southeastern) of the United States with regard to type, capitalization, internal organization and operation, relationship to the total economy, and problems; and (2) the status of business education available to Negroes; together with a considerable body of correspondence and related material produced in the implementation of the above body.
Dates: 1944-1945

George A. Towns collection

 Collection — Box: 1-10
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0059
Scope and contents This collection consists of the papers of George Alexander Towns from 1851 to 1963. It includes correspondence, literary works, diaries, photographs, and publications. The bulk of the materials pertain to Towns' association with Atlanta University (AU) both as a student and faculty member. The earliest materials concern Lucy Elizabeth (Merriam) Case, a favorite teacher of Towns at AU, and include her biography which tells of the beginning of the school and a few of its students. ...
Dates: 1885-1960

Hale Woodruff collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0062
Scope and contents Hale Aspacio Woodruff (b.1900-d.1980) was a renowned artist and educator. Although Woodruff never earned a formal degree he studied extensively, attending the John Herron Art School in Indianapolis, Indiana; the Chicago Art Institute; Academie Moderne and Academie Scandinave in Paris, France; Fog Art Museum of Harvard University; and he studied in Mexico with Diego Rivera. In 1926 Woodruff won the Harmon Foundation Bronze Award giving him national recognition. Soon thereafter he travelled to...
Dates: 1930-1981; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1978

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