African American women
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1-4
Scope and contents The Hallie B. Brooks papers span the years between 1931-1985 with the bulk of the collection dated between 1940 to 1975. It highlights the career and education of Mrs. Brooks. The bulk of the collection focuses on her time at the Atlanta University School of Library Service where she was a professor. These materials include outlines, bibliographies, tests, quizzes, examinations, and lecture notes from multiple library courses. The collection also contains materials related to organizations in...
Dates: 1931-1985; Majority of material found within 1940-1975
Collection — Box 1-11
Scope and contents The Chautauqua Circle collection spans the years between 1913 and 2010. The bulk of the collection dates from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. The collection includes materials related to the anniversary celebrations, committees, events and meetings. It also contains correspondence, directories, financial records, member and speaker information, and year books. There are also folders relating to the subjects they research and general information about the Circle itself.
Dates: 1913-2010; Majority of material found within 1970-1995
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...
Scope and contents The Juanita Marshall Eber collection includes her personal papers, professional correspondence, memorabilia, printed material and photographs. A significant portion of the collection contains papers, correspondence, printed materials and photographs relating to the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority with special focus on the 75th Anniversary Celebration.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and contents The Grace Towns Hamilton papers consist of materials related to the life and career of Grace Towns Hamilton. The collections dates from 1900 to 1992 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950 to 1985. It includes personal papers, correspondence, biographical materials, and items related to her parents, Nellie McNair Towns and George A. Towns. It also contains personal memorabilia, such as certificates and honorary degrees. A large portion of the collection is made up of...
Dates: 1900-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1950-1985
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 1-4
Scope and Contents The Anna E. Hall collection (boxes 1 through 3) spans the years of 1896 through 1964. The materials within the collection describe the life and work of this Methodist Deaconess from Georgia. They include Hall's personal diaries describing daily life, including her missionary work in Garraway, Liberia, West Africa. An early journal of John M.L. Harrow describes the tough existence of early missionary life in 1890s Africa. Also of interest are articles, photographs, images and publications...
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
Collection — Box 1-7, OS 1
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