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Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.1: Correspondence: General L-R

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131c
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1950 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 employment, education, housing, passive resistance, poverty,...
Dates: 1950-1968

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

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.4: Correspondence: Unidentified

 Series
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131g
Scope and Contents of the Subseries This series contains correspondence from unidentified senders received by Martin Luther King, Jr. A significant portion of the letters are hate mail and often contain criticism of the civil rights movement and personal insults. There are also justifications for discrimination and opposition to integration. Some of the letters contain discussions of religion, racism, riots, communism, work ethics, poverty, politics and the Black Power movement. In addition, there are a few items complimenting...
Dates: 1958-1968, undated

A. Walter Parks collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0095
Scope and contents This small collection provides documentation about some of the organizations with which Mr. Parks was affiliated and reveals some insight into African American community life in Atlanta during the period 1925-1973. The collection includes reports, programs, minutes, by-laws, funeral programs, news articles, and newsletters. There are small amounts materials about the Ashby Grove and Camilla Street Community Club, the Lincoln Golf and Country Club, and the Shoe Service Men of Georgia. The...
Dates: 1925-1973

Robert E. Penn collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0143
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers and collected materials of the Reverend Robert E. Penn, a Baptist minister and educator. The collection dates span the years from 1930-1976. The bulk of the collection dates from 1965 to 1976, and document Penn’s life and work as a pastor and educator. The collection includes materials related to the American Baptist Churches, USA, and Penn’s church, the First Baptist Church of Gary, Indiana, which he led for almost twenty years. Of note relating to his time...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1930-1976

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

Levi and Jewell Terrill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0140
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers and collected materials of the Reverend Levi Maurese Terrill and his wife Jewell Ann (Middlebrooks) Terrill, leaders in the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia (GMBCGA) and later in the National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. (NBCUSA) The majority of the collection consists of items related to the organizations that Terrill was associated with, documenting the various programs and associations of the GMBCGA. Terrill’s personal materials contain...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1976

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

Ralph L. Williamson collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0128
Scope and contents The Ralph L. Williamson collection spans the years 1950-1965. Materials include correspondence to and from Ralph L. Williamson; records, recorded minutes and program proposals from "The Fellowship of Professors of Town and Country Church Work." Personal memos and various printed materials focusing on the building, management and funding of rural churches; newspapers, journals, magazines, brochures and newsletters.
Dates: 1950-1968

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Johnson Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Joseph, James A. (James Alfred) 1
King, Emma 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929 1
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Liberia. Inaugural Committee 1
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellows Corporation 1
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
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Whelchel, L.H. (Love Henry) 1
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