Found in 7 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,...
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...
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 61-179
Scope and contents The records of John Hope (1897-1953) include documentation on the development of what would later be called the Atlanta University Center, when Atlanta University aligned with Morehouse College and Spelman College to form an academic consortium. During Hope's eight years as president, the graduate school was launched, the Department of Fine Arts was established, and the Trevor Arnett Library was opened. The Hope Papers include correspondence, administrative and financial records for all...
Collection — Box 1-4
Scope and contents This collection consists of the papers of William Baxter Matthews from 1881 to 1932. It includes correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed materials, most of which pertain to Atlanta University. The bulk of the materials relates to Matthews’s tenure on the Atlanta University Board of Trustees. Correspondence from Edward Twichell Ware (Atlanta University’s third president) and fellow trustees documents the administration of the school, including fundraising efforts, land...
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. ...
- Subject: African American universities and colleges X