African American universities and colleges
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 59-60
Scope and contents The Myron W. Adams record is the sixth series in the Atlanta University President records.This collection contains the administrative records and correspondence of Myron Winslow Adams, clergyman and fourth president of Atlanta University. The records are divided into three series: Trustee records, Academic records, and Atlanta University Alumni Association Papers. The trustee records consist mainly of reports submitted to the Executive and Finance Committees of the Atlanta...
Dates: 1882, 1902-1932; Majority of material found within 1902-1932
Scope and contents This collection contains approximately 6000 photographs dating from 1858 to 1995, although the bulk of the material falls between 1905 and 1968. This collection is part of the Atlanta University Archives beginning with series 20 through 26. The material is arranged in seven series: Portraits, Events, Buildings and Grounds, Schools and Special Activities, Groups, Photo Album, and Oversized Photographs. The photographs consist of mostly students, alumni, faculty, administrative officers, campus...
Collection — Box 1-7
Scope and contents The Atlanta University Financial records are the first series of the Atlanta University Presidential Records. There are separate finding aids for each of the series in the Presidential Records as well as a finding aid for each of the other three components of the archives-the Atlanta University School of Social Work (Series 12-19), the Altanta University Photographs (Series 20-26), and the Atlanta University Published and Printed Materials (Series 27-33).This series includes...
Collection — Box 704-767
Scope and contents The Cleveland L. Dennard records are the eleventh series of the Atlanta University Presidential records.The bulk of the records in this series are contained in the Administrative files and the Institutional files. The material in these groups include Board of Trustee, faculty, and departmental records, minutes of the University Senate, and correspondence and reports from Atlanta University Center colleges. Also included in these two subseries are Dr. Dennard's correspondence and...
Dates: 1929, 1978-1984
Collection — Box 10-13
Scope and contents The Edmund Asa Ware records are the third series of the Atlanta University Presidential Records.This series is comprised of administrative correspondence and financial records produced during the administration of Edmund Asa Ware, superintendent of schools for the State of Georgia under the auspices of the Freedmen's Bureau, and later first president of Atlanta University. The records are divided into five subseries. The first subseries consists of correspondence between Ware and...
Collection — Box 24-58
Scope and contents The Edward Twichell Ware records are the fifth series of the Atlanta University Presidential Records.This series includes records generated during the administration of Edward Twichell Ware, third president of Atlanta University. Among the material are handwritten invitations to Ware’s inauguration in 1907, and correspondence with individuals such as Myron Adams, W.E.B. Dubois, John Hope, James Weldon Johnson, Lucy Laney, John Slater, and U.S. President William H. Taft. Also...
Dates: 1888-1923, 1929; Majority of material found within 1888-1923
Collection — Box 180-198
Scope and contents The Florence M. Read records is the eighth series in the Atlanta University President records.The bulk of the material in this series is comprised of documents created out of her tenure as Acting President of Atlanta University. The Administrative file contains correspondence, and some information on the memorial service for Dr. John Hope. Other university records include information on buildings and grounds, records from academic departments, the Laboratory School, Trevor Arnett...
Collection — Box 14-23
Scope and contents The Horace Bumstead records is the fourth series in the Atlanta University Presidential records.This series contains the correspondence and administrative records of Horace Bumstead, Congregationalist minister, educator, and second president of Atlanta University. The correspondence includes letters to and from Northern philanthropic groups who contributed to student scholarships and for improvements to the University's physical plant. Of comparatively small proportion is the...
Collection — Box 199-563, 771
Scope and contents The Rufus E. Clement Records are the fifth series in the Atlanta University Presidential Records.Dr. Rufus E. Clement was named sixth President of Atlanta University in 1937. He served in that position until his death in 1967. Most of the material in this series is contained in the Administrative Files. The Administrative Files are comprised of departmental, faculty, and financial records, applications for positions, information on campus events, enrollment statistics, and buildings...
Collection — Box 564-703