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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...

Willis J. King papers

 Collection — Box: 1-24
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0123
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.

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. ...

Samuel W. Williams papers

 Collection — Box: 1-30
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...

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...