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Matthew S. Davage papers

 Collection — Box: 1-5
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0105
Scope and contents The Matthew S. Davage papers (1936-1982) consist primarily of correspondence, personal papers, and manuscripts for speeches and sermons. The speeches and sermons are exemplary of the writings of Dr. Davage and were possibly delivered in both educational and religious contexts. Much of the documentation is focused on Davage's tenure as the President of Clark College and his involvement with the Board of Education of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Also included are biographical...
Dates: 1936-1982, undated; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1976

Willis J. King papers

 Collection — Box: 1-24
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0124
Scope and contents The Willis J. King Papers are comprised of correspondence, printed materials, photographs and other memorabilia that document Bishop Willis J. King's life as a Bishop in the Methodist Church, his time as a missionary in Africa and Norway, and as an educator.

Also within this collection are personal and family documents of Bishop King's wife Emma P. King, including photographs and family history.
Dates: 1904-1976

C. Eric Lincoln collection

 Collection — Box: 1-415
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0047
Scope and contents The C. Eric Lincoln collection (1909-2000) documents the life's work of the leading scholar on the Black Church and Black Religion in the United States. As a sociologist of religion, Dr. Lincoln is the co-author of the definitive study on the Black Church in America, a massive fourteen year inquiry into the most important institution in the African American community. Dr. Lincoln's career,. however, was not exclusively devoted to writing about the Black Church. In 1961, his doctoral...
Dates: 1904-2000

George A. Sewell papers

 Collection — Box: 1-59
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0103
Scope note The collection dates span the years from 1881 and 1990. The bulk of the collection dates from 1960 to 1983, and documents Sewell’s career as a professor, pastor, and author. The George A. Sewell papers include materials related to the African Methodist Episcopal Church and his time as pastor and minister in multiple congregations, his time as educator at Morris Brown College, the Interdenominational Theological Center, and Alcorn A.& M. College (Alcorn State University), and his work as...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1960-1983

Gardner C. Taylor collection

 Collection — Box: 1-47
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0088
Scope and contents In 2008 Reverend Gardner Taylor donated his collection of writings to the Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center. Rev. Taylor made this gift in honor of his late wife Laura Taylor, (b.1916, d.1995) who initially collected and compiled his writings into notebooks. ...
Dates: 1947-2001; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Samuel W. Williams papers

 Collection — Box: 1-33
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0061
Scope and content The Samuel W. Williams papers contain vital documents and information on one of Atlanta's most prominent clergymen of the 1960's. Among the material contained in this collection are Williams' sermons he delivered while pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, and other materials that document the church's history, such as budgets, correspondence, pamphlets, and bulletins. Approximately one-third of the materials in this collection centers around Williams' academic career both as a...
Dates: 1932-1974

Hercules Wilson collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0121
Scope and Contents The Hercules Wilson collection spans the years 1928 to 1971, and primarily highlights Reverend Wilson’s sermon writings (the bulk of these are in the 1940s and 1950s). These sermons reference bible passages and various topics on morality, Christian faith, as well as politics and world events of the times. Other items of interest are a photograph of Rev. Wilson, a small amount of correspondence between friends and school colleagues, and eulogies of church members written with personal care...
Dates: 1928 - 1971

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