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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,...
Collection — Box: 1-14
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.
Collection — Box: 1-10
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. ...