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Maynard Jackson mayoral administrative records. Series B: First and second term mayoral records

 Series — Box: 1-149
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0075b
Scope and contents The First and second mayoral terms series documents Jackson’s ascension as the first African American mayor of Atlanta. Arranged in alphabetical order, this series chronicles Jackson’s political life between the years of 1973 and 1981. Notable achievements within this series include the formation of the city council, his efforts towards the revitalization of Atlanta’s neighborhoods, and mandating inclusion of Blacks in the city’s growing economic development. Major business deals Jackson...
Dates: 1974-1982

Martin Luther King Fellows In Black Religious Studies, Inc. collection

 Collection — Box: 1-12
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0048
Scope and Contents note The Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellows, Inc. Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, curriculum materials, financial documents, reports, photographs, printed publications, memorabilia, and media.The bulk of the collection dates from 1972-1975, with some material dating up to the present. This collection gives insight into the many facets of the Black Church and Black Religious Studies. Some of the significant correspondents with Henry H. Mitchell (director of the M.L.K....
Dates: 1969-1990

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 2: Writings By Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131h
Scope and Contents of the Series The series is comprised of manuscripts (circa 1947-1968) for works written by Martin Luther King, Jr., including sermon material from his time as a student at Boston University as well as his employment as minister for Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, AL, and Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA; speeches written and delivered in his capacity as a leader of the Civil Rights Movement, and president of the Montgomery Improvement Association and Southern Christian Leadership...
Dates: circa 1947-1968

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

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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 4: Research Notes

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Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131i
Scope and Contents of the Series The series consists primarily of notes taken by Martin Luther King, Jr. The bulk of the notes were taken as reference material for King’s coursework while a doctoral student at Boston University (1952-1955), including notes taken specifically as reference material for King’s dissertation; these notes focus specifically on theology and theologians. Later notes relate to books and articles read by King on a wide variety of subjects (1943-1968), as well as publications that mention or publish work...
Dates: circa 1943-1969

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

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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: Series 6: Southern Christian Leadership Conference Organizational Records

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131l
Scope and Contents of the Collection The series is comprised of papers about the administrative, social and programmatic functions of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), including planning documents related to SCLC annual meetings, conferences and staff retreats; SCLC divisions Operation Breadbasket, the Citizen Education Project (CEP), the Spring Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam and the Summer Community Organization and Political Education Project (SCOPE); projects in Birmingham, Montgomery, Selma...
Dates: 1957-1971

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 7: Montgomery Improvement Association Organizational Records

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Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131m
Scope and Contents of the Series The series is comprised of papers about the Montgomery bus protest, correspondence, and a few other documents from the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA). An outline of the protest, letter to the Montgomery Public, statement on the Supreme Court decision, and list of suggestions for integrated buses explain the origins of the protest, the non-violent nature of the movement, and its resolution. The...
Dates: 1955-1965

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 8: Dexter Avenue Baptist Church Organizational Records

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Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131n
Scope and Contents of the Series The series contains annual reports, newsletters, programs, and a few other documents about the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. The annual reports, both in completed and draft form, detail the church’s yearly activities, membership, finances, and plans for the future. They also include observations by Martin Luther King, Jr. about the past year’s endeavors, recommendations, and thanks...
Dates: 1954-1964

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 9: Ebenezer Baptist Church Organizational Records

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Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131o
Scope and Contents of the Series The series consists of records about the Ebenezer Baptist Church’s committees, membership, events, housing projects, history, and related operations. Documents describe the organization and functions of the committees of the Women’s Council as well as youth work, public relations, and worship. There are lists of the church’s trustees, family units, and young people whose parents are not members. A partial draft of a letter to members, fragment from an annual report, and blank pledge cards...
Dates: 1960-1967

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Eskridge, Chauncey, 1917-1988 4
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Southern Regional Council 4
United States. Congress. House 4
United States. Congress. Senate 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Belafonte, Harry, 1927- 3
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 3
Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam (U.S.) 3
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
King, Martin Luther, Sr., 1899-1984 3
National Urban League 3
Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908-1972 3
Southern Conference Educational Fund 3
Wachtel, Harry H., 1917-1997 3
Wofford, Harris 3
Young, Andrew, 1932- 3
Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago 2
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975 2
Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936-2008 2
Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 2
Citizens’ Crusade Against Poverty 2
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
Cotton, Dorothy Foreman, 1930- 2
Crozer Theological Seminary 2
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990 2
Farris, Christine King 2
Harper & Row Publishers 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 2
Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972 2
Katzenbach, Nicholas deB. (Nicholas deBellville), 1922- 2
King, A. D., 1930-1969 2
Levison, Stanley D., 1912-1979 2
Montgomery Improvement Association 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 2
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 2
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Rutherford, William 2
S.C.L.C. Operation Breadbasket 2
Smith, Lillian (Lillian Eugenia), 1897-1966 2
Tillich, Paul, 1886-1965 2
United Nations 2
United States. Office of Economic Opportunity 2
United States. Office of the Vice President 2
Walker, Wyatt Tee 2
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 2
A. Philip Randolph Institute 1
Aaron, Hank, 1934-2021 1
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- 1
Alabama State College 1
Albert, Carl Bert, 1908-2000 1
Alexander, Clifford L., 1933- 1
Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 1
Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
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American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa 1
Ashman, Richard 1
Atlanta (Ga.). Dept. of Finance 1
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Ballou, Maude L., 1926- 1
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Barry, Marion, 1936-2014 1
Bell, Colin W., 1903-1988 1
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 1
Blackwell, Randolph T., 1927-1981 1
Blayton, Jesse B., Sr., 1897-1977 1
Boone, Richard W. (Richard Wolf), 1927-2014 1
Booth, L. Venchael, 1919- 1
Borders, William Holmes, 1905-1993 1
Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 1
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