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Frederick Ayer records

 Collection — Box: 8-9
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0015
Scope and content This series contains records which represent the work of Frederick Ayer as local superintendent and financial agent appointed by the American Missionary Association to establish schools for the freedmen in Atlanta. The correspondence includes Ayer's description of the condition of the newly freed slaves upon his arrival in Atlanta, letters to E.M. Cravath, secretary of the Middle West Department of the American Missionary Association and later president of Fisk University. The financial records...

Cleveland L. Dennard records

 Collection — Box: 704-767
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0024
Scope and Contents The Cleveland L. Dennard records are the eleventh series of the Atlanta University Presidential records.The bulk of the records in this series are contained in the Administrative files and the Institutional files. The material in these groups include Board of Trustee, faculty, and departmental records, minutes of the University Senate, and correspondence and reports from Atlanta University Center colleges. Also included in these two subseries are Dr. Dennard's correspondence and...

Clarence A. Bacote papers

 Collection — Box: 1-79
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0026
Scope and contents The Clarence A. Bacote papers (1886-1990) will provide researchers with an opportunity to look into the activities of a man who was an important leader in the early years of the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta. Beyond the biographical uses this collection offers is its documentation of the operations of the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta, and its access to statistical readings of the African American vote in Fulton County elections.Dr. Bacote's papers contain a sizeable...

James P. Brawley collection

 Collection — Box: 1-188
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0108
Scope and contents The James P. Brawley collection spans the years between 1885 and 1985. The bulk of the collection dates from 1916 to 1984. The collection includes records related to Clark College, the Methodist Church, and Rust College. Also included are correspondences, family papers, writings by Brawley, memorabilia, newsclippings and audio/visual materials. Of note are drafts of his two books, his high school "valedictory oration" and photographs to be used in Clark College fundraising brochures. Also of...

Asa G. Hilliard, III papers

 Collection — Box: 1-243
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0092
Scope and contents The Asa G. Hilliard, III papers spans the years between 1933 and 2007. The bulk of the collection dates from 1971 to 2007. The collection includes organizational files from organizations of which Hilliard was a member, subject files on topics of interest, records from his work at both San Francisco State University and Georgia State University, files related to his speaking engagements, photographs and videos, and manuscripts of articles, books, speeches and reports. The collection also...

Major J. Jones papers

 Collection — Box: 1-7
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0096
Scope and contents This collection documents the work of Major J. Jones, United Methodist Minister, theologian, and President of the Gammon Theological Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.) for the years 1969-1986. The bulk of the material is writings by Jones, including articles, conference papers, lectures and sermons; some materials are related to the administration of Gammon and its parent school, the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC).There is also a large amount of material related to a...

C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series collection

 Collection — Box: 1-9
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0093
Scope and contents This collection contains speeches, programs, flyers and posters related to the C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series hosted by Clark Atlanta University.

William B. Matthews collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-00049
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,...

Benjamin E. Mays papers

 Collection — Box: 1-64
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0100
Scope and contents The Benjamin E. Mays papers include files from his work at the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education. There are also materials related to his presidency at Morehouse, writings by Mays and others, organizational records and financial materials. There are a few photographs, including several of Dr. Mays with former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalyn Carter.Of note in the collection are newsclippings and files related to desegregation. These files include...

Josephine Dibble Murphy collection

 Collection — Box: 1-26
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0101
Scope note The collection documents the life of Josephine Dibble Murphy as a community leader, educator and international traveler. The collection dates span the years from 1900 to 1974 with the bulk of the materials from 1950-1974. The bulk of the materials consist of organizations that she was affiliated with, which includes her work with the Atlanta University Alumni Association, NAACP and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Also included are correspondence, photographs, printed...

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