African American authors
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 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...
Collection — Box 1-101, OS 1
Scope and Contents The Bernard W. Bell collection (1959 – 2012) provides researchers with a unique view into African American scholarship. This collection contains seven series: 1. Professional Papers 2. Afro-American Studies Executive Committee 3. Writings by Bell 4.Writings by Others 5. Grants and Awards 6. Research Materials 7. Audiovisual material. The Professional Papers series documents Dr. Bell’s university life and teaching career at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and The...
Collection — Box 1-415
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...
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
Collection — Box 1-10
Scope and contents This collection consists of the papers of George Alexander Towns from 1851 to 1963. It includes correspondence, literary works, diaries, photographs, and publications. The bulk of the materials pertain to Towns' association with Atlanta University (AU) both as a student and faculty member. The earliest materials concern Lucy Elizabeth (Merriam) Case, a favorite teacher of Towns at AU, and include her biography which tells of the beginning of the school and a few of its students. ...