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Virginia Lacy Jones papers

 Collection — Box: 1-35
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0115
Scope note Virginia Lacy Jones (b. 1912 - d. 1984) was a librarian, educator, author, and – among library educators – known as "the Dean of Deans." She dedicated almost fifty years of her life to the library profession, thirty-six of which she spent as Dean of the School of Library Service at Atlanta University (now Clark Atlanta University). Her career began at Atlanta University in 1939 as Catalog Librarian in Trevor Arnett Library. Dr. Rufus Clement, President of Atlanta University invited...
Dates: 1912-1985; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980

Bishop Frederick Douglass Jordan Book Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0127
Scope and Contents Note The Bishop Frederick D. Jordan Collection was originally donated to Morris Brown College by Bishop Frederick D. Jordan and included 10 books and two artifacts. It was transferred to the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library in 1981, when one library was formed to serve the Atlanta University Center Schools. The Collection consists of ten books primarily on religion and the AME church.
Dates: 1818-1911

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

Willis J. King papers

 Collection — Box: 1-24
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0124
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.
Dates: 1904-1976

Lillian Lewis collection

 Collection — Box: 1-7, OS 1
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0099
Scope and contents The Lillian Lewis collection primarily consists of materials related to the career of Lillian Lewis. Major topics are governmental work and librarianship. Formats include photographs, printed materials, correspondence, meeting minutes, committee work, and reports. The seven series contain correspondence received by both Lillian Lewis and John Lewis, events and activities from John Lewis’s life and career, photographs, pamphlets, and forms from National Association of Media Women, governmental...
Dates: 1963, 1965, 1969-1980, undated; Majority of material found within 1970-1979

C. Eric Lincoln collection

 Collection — Box: 1-415
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0047
Scope and contents The C. Eric Lincoln collection (1909-2000) documents the life's work of the leading scholar on the Black Church and Black Religion in the United States. As a sociologist of religion, Dr. Lincoln is the co-author of the definitive study on the Black Church in America, a massive fourteen year inquiry into the most important institution in the African American community. Dr. Lincoln's career,. however, was not exclusively devoted to writing about the Black Church. In 1961, his doctoral...
Dates: 1904-2000

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.
Dates: 1983-2009

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,...
Dates: 1881-1932

Benjamin E. Mays papers

 Collection — Box: 1-69
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...
Dates: 1931-1984

Elizabeth and Irvin McDuffie papers

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0090
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Elizabeth McDuffie from 1911 to 1965. It includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, and publications. The bulk of the materials are Elizabeth’s, most from the years after she left the White House. The correspondence is mainly from friends, family, and acquaintances during the years 1933-1962. Among the correspondence are brief missives from such notable correspondents as Margaret Mitchell, Eleanor Roosevelt, Walter White of the National...
Dates: 1911-1965; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1962

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