African American educators
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1-5
Scope and Contents This small collection of the papers of Frankie Victoria Adams dates from 1931 to 1979 and provides a glimpse of her work and achievements. There are copies of some of her professional and personal writings, bits of information about some of the organizations she was affiliated with, and a few letters and photographs. Of interest are her writings related to group work and community organization. Also, there is the scrapbook Adams kept of the early years of the Atlanta School of Social Work. The...
Collection — Box 1-6
Scope and contents This collection gives a glimpse into Atkins's life and work. The collection spans from 1935 until the late 1979. The bulk of the items date in from 1950 to 1979. The focus of the collection is correspondence related to the Free Lance Press and writings by Atkins. The items written by Atkins contain both typescripts and published materials. Included are anthologies where his works were published and printing paste-ups. Handwritten corrections are on some of these items. Also included are some...
Scope and contents This collection documents the activities of Wiley S. Bolden, who served as a faculty member and administrator at various higher education institutions. It contains materials related to his time at Clark College, Georgia State University, Savannah State College, and Morris Brown College. The collection also consists of materials pertaining to his memberships with various professional psychological associations and community organizations. Additionally, the collection consists of...
Dates: circa 1924-2013; Majority of material found within 1947-2013
Collection — Box 1-5
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...
Dates: 1936-1982, undated; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1976
Collection — Box 1-4, OS 1
Scope and contents The collection consists of the personal papers of Dr. Pearlie Craft Dove from 1958-2002. The collection includes photographs, certificates and awards, her vita, some of Dove's writings, an oral history interview, a small amount of memorabilia, materials related to the Teacher Education programs at Clark College, and committee documents from the consolidation of Clark Atlanta University.The materials related to the Clark Atlanta University consolidation (1988-1990) include committee...
Collection — Box 1-33
Scope and contents The Lucy Grigsby papers consist of materials related to the career of Lucy Grigsby from time spent at Atlanta University to her involvement with several organizations. Dates of the materials span 1926 to 1989 with the bulk of the materials dated from 1970 to 1987. The collection includes writings by Grigsby, such as speeches given while she worked at Atlanta University. A major portion of the collection is made up of materials from her career at Atlanta University. It contains correspondence,...
Dates: 1926-1989, undated; Majority of material found within 1970-1987
Collection — Box 1-7
Scope and contents This small collection dates from 1900 to 1973 with the bulk of the materials spanning the period 1953-1971. The collection includes correspondence, programs, photographs, news articles, and publications. Most of the materials within the collection pertain to Harvey as commissioner of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. These files contain correspondence from coaches requesting information about players and rules, and discussing conflicts with the Conference. Also included in the...
Dates: 1900-1973; Majority of material found within 1953-1971
Scope and contents This collection documents the life and work of Edward A. Jones, a college professor, author, editor and world traveler. The Edward A. Jones papers span the years between 1917 and 1983, and documents his fifty years of service as a professor of languages at Morehouse College. While the bulk of the collection dates from 1963 to 1979, these papers include materials documenting his work in the Modern Foreign Languages Department, which consist of exams, course outlines, course schedules, class...
Dates: 1917-1983; Majority of material found within 1963-1979
Collection — Box 1-7
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...
Collection — Box 1-35
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