Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 13: Photographs
Scope and Contents of the Series
This series contains photographs Martin Luther King, Jr., members of his family, a few civil rights leaders, celebrities, and those received in his correspondence. Most of the photographs are black and white prints with a few in color and one hand-colored print. There are depictions of King receiving his Doctorate of Divinity from Boston University in 1959, surrounded by books in his study at 563 Johnson Avenue, at the 1964 World’s Fair Vatican pavilion, reading after receiving the Nobel Prize, and celebrating in 36th birthday. In addition, the series has photographs enclosed in Christmas cards and of unidentified individuals, places, and events.
- 1955-1968, undated
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
Access is restricted to digital surrogates available in Archives and Special Collections Department of the Robert W. Woodruff Library.
Restrictions on Use
All documents in this collection either are protected by copyright or are the property Morehouse College, and/or the copyright holder as appropriate. Permission to consult the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection does not automatically include permission to publish from the Collection. Permission to publish or quote from previously unpublished materials or from materials under copyright must first be obtained from the copyright holder. Requests for permission to publish any of Dr. King’s copyrighted speeches, sermons, books or other writings, in whole or in part, shall be addressed to Intellectual Properties Management, Inc., 449 Auburn Ave., Atlanta, Georgia, 30312.
0.25 Linear feet
Arrangement of the Series
The series is arranged alphabetically.
- Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
- Series 13: Photographs
- Finding Aid prepared by Bridget T. Lerette
- 2009 June
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- Finding aid written in English.