African American churches
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1-9
Scope and Content The Atlanta-Rome District CME Church Collection spans the dates 1910-2011. Materials include programs from worship services, funerals, events and church anniversaries; church histories; minutes from national and district annual conferences; and photographs.
Collection — Box 1-28
Scope and contents The Bishop J. Howard Dell collection span the years between 1946 and 1992. The collection illustrates the interworking of his personal and ministerial life. Personal diaries of both Bishop Dell and his wife, Macie Lee Dell, briefly describing their daily activities are contained within the collection. Included in the diaries are references to church worship, Bishop Dell’s Poteat Funeral Home radio broadcast, the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert Kennedy and the...
Collection — Box 1-4
Scope and contents The collection has one series that is arranged chronologically covering sporadic years from 1867-1999. The bulk of the collection is dated 1982-1993. The majority of the collection is comprised of programs from worship services. Also, there are programs for funeral services, events and church anniversaries; a few annual and financial reports; and correspondence, memoranda, agendas and minutes from committee meetings. Most notable in the collection is a bound volume entitled "Records of the...
Dates: 1867-1999; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1993
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 1-43
Scope and contents This collection contains the minutes of the meetings of Baptist Conventions across the state of Georgia.
Collection — Box 1-3
Scope and contents This small collection provides documentation about some of the organizations with which Mr. Parks was affiliated and reveals some insight into African American community life in Atlanta during the period 1925-1973. The collection includes reports, programs, minutes, by-laws, funeral programs, news articles, and newsletters. There are small amounts materials about the Ashby Grove and Camilla Street Community Club, the Lincoln Golf and Country Club, and the Shoe Service Men of Georgia. The...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers and collected materials of the Reverend Robert E. Penn, a Baptist minister and educator. The collection dates span the years from 1930-1976. The bulk of the collection dates from 1965 to 1976, and document Penn’s life and work as a pastor and educator. The collection includes materials related to the American Baptist Churches, USA, and Penn’s church, the First Baptist Church of Gary, Indiana, which he led for almost twenty years. Of note relating to his time...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1930-1976
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers and collected materials of the Reverend Levi Maurese Terrill and his wife Jewell Ann (Middlebrooks) Terrill, leaders in the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia (GMBCGA) and later in the National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. (NBCUSA) The majority of the collection consists of items related to the organizations that Terrill was associated with, documenting the various programs and associations of the GMBCGA. Terrill’s personal materials contain...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1976