- Existence: 1926 - 1960
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Box: 1-60
Scope and Contents The Photograph series contains over 10,000 photographs taken at many local functions during Maynard Jackson's Mayoral Terms - from 1974 to 1982, and again from 1990 to 1994 - as well as photographs of his international travels. The photographs series also contains photographs of Maynard Jackson with many city, state, and federal officials, a number of foreign officials, many local groups, and a number of celebrities and noted individuals. There are groupings of unidentified photographs...
Series — Box: 1-92
Scope and contents This series is comprised of approximately 800 speeches, most of which were given by Maynard Jackson during the three terms he served as Mayor of Atlanta. As Mayor, Jackson made speeches before business groups, political groups, church assemblies, colleges, private clubs, and conventioneers. The topics of his speeches centered around Atlanta, its attractions, and its problems, as well as urban issues such as poverty, economic conditions, rezoning, health care, water resources and waste...
Series — Box: 1-162
Scope and contents The Third Term Series represents Jackson's final term as Mayor of Atlanta, during the years of 1989 to 1993; it is also the largest series in the collection. In the beginning of Jackson's third term, a Transitional Task Force was established to identify candidates for administrative appointments and staffing, the creation of departments, organizational structure and policy. Also during this term, Jackson was working diligently to bring the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games to Atlanta. This series...
Scope and Contents of the Collection The series is comprised of manuscripts and published works (circa 1946-1969) written by persons, or produced by groups, other than Martin Luther King, Jr., including members of the King family, SCLC staff, and other groups and leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, as well as literary figures. Content of the documents encompasses issues central to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States; Gandhian philosophy and nonviolence; organized labor in the United States; Christian ethics and...
Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 6: Southern Christian Leadership Conference Organizational Records
Scope and Contents of the Collection The series is comprised of papers about the administrative, social and programmatic functions of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), including planning documents related to SCLC annual meetings, conferences and staff retreats; SCLC divisions Operation Breadbasket, the Citizen Education Project (CEP), the Spring Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam and the Summer Community Organization and Political Education Project (SCOPE); projects in Birmingham, Montgomery, Selma...
Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 7: Montgomery Improvement Association Organizational Records
Scope and Contents of the Series The series is comprised of papers about the Montgomery bus protest, correspondence, and a few other documents from the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA). An outline of the protest, letter to the Montgomery Public, statement on the Supreme Court decision, and list of suggestions for integrated buses explain the origins of the protest, the non-violent nature of the movement, and its resolution. The...
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1953 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal...
Dates: 1927, 1949-1968
Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.3: Correspondence: Condolences and Letters Received After Assassination
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains letters, cards and telegrams received after the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The bulk of the material is from April 1968, directly after the Assassination, and is addressed to Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King, Sr., the King family, Ralph Abernathy and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. A small amount of letters and telegrams are dated from 1968-1969 and relate primarily to Coretta Scott King's speaking and travel schedule. Also included is...