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Collection — Box: 24-58
Scope and contents The Edward Twichell Ware records are the fifth series of the Atlanta University Presidential Records.This series includes records generated during the administration of Edward Twichell Ware, third president of Atlanta University. Among the material are handwritten invitations to Ware’s inauguration in 1907, and correspondence with individuals such as Myron Adams, W.E.B. Dubois, John Hope, James Weldon Johnson, Lucy Laney, John Slater, and U.S. President William H. Taft. Also...
Dates: 1888-1923, 1929; Majority of material found within 1888-1923
Collection — Box: 1-4
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,...