African American educators
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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 1-33
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 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 1-69
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...
Collection — Box 1-9
Scope and contnent note The Alphonso A. McPheeters papers consists of his personal papers and research regarding education in Africa. The collection dates span the years from 1932 to 1989. The bulk of the materials relate to his writings, including an unpublished manuscript as well as his research and pamphlet collection regarding education in Nigeria and Ghana. His personal papers also include correspondence, memorabilia from his time in Africa, newspaper clippings, and biographical information. Among his writings is...
Dates: 1932-1989; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1964
Collection — Box 1-28, OS 1
Scope and contents This collection contains materials related to the activities of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) since its establishment in 1969. It includes correspondence such as, memos, faxes, and emails. The collection also contain materials related to the organization of NCOBPS including, copies of the constitution and bylaws, articles of incorporation, and materials from executive council and business meetings such as minutes and reports. In addition, the...
Dates: 1969-2014; Majority of material found within 1980-2014
Collection — Box 1-59
Scope note The collection dates span the years from 1881 and 1990. The bulk of the collection dates from 1960 to 1983, and documents Sewell’s career as a professor, pastor, and author. The George A. Sewell papers include materials related to the African Methodist Episcopal Church and his time as pastor and minister in multiple congregations, his time as educator at Morris Brown College, the Interdenominational Theological Center, and Alcorn A.& M. College (Alcorn State University), and his work as...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1960-1983