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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

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

 Series
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...
Dates: 1946-1969

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 5: Education Materials

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131k
Scope and Contents of the Series The series is comprised of papers from the academic career of Martin Luther King, Jr. Included are class notes, exams, assignments, vocabulary lists, and the dissertation written during the course of his studies. Correspondence, course syllabi, transcripts, bibliographies, and study aids provide further insight into King’s education. The series also contains materials from the institutions he attended, such as brochures, policy documents, a bulletin, and a program...
Dates: 1941-1962

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.1: Correspondence: General S-Z

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131d
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1953 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal...
Dates: 1936-1968

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