American Missionary Association
Found in 4 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
Collection — Box: 8-9
Scope and contents This series contains records which represent the work of Frederick Ayer as local superintendent and financial agent appointed by the American Missionary Association to establish schools for the freedmen in Atlanta. The correspondence includes Ayer's description of the condition of the newly freed slaves upon his arrival in Atlanta, letters to E.M. Cravath, secretary of the Middle West Department of the American Missionary Association and later president of Fisk University. The financial...
Dates: 1865-1867, 1900
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: 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...