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Bernard W. Bell collection

 Collection — Box: 1-101, OS 1
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0122
Scope and Contents The Bernard W. Bell collection (1959 – 2012) provides researchers with a unique view into African American scholarship. This collection contains seven series: 1. Professional Papers 2. Afro-American Studies Executive Committee 3. Writings by Bell 4.Writings by Others 5. Grants and Awards 6. Research Materials 7. Audiovisual material. The Professional Papers series documents Dr. Bell’s university life and teaching career at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and The...
Dates: 1959-2012

Matthew S. Davage papers

 Collection — Box: 1-5
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0105
Scope and contents The Matthew S. Davage papers (1936-1982) consist primarily of correspondence, personal papers, and manuscripts for speeches and sermons. The speeches and sermons are exemplary of the writings of Dr. Davage and were possibly delivered in both educational and religious contexts. Much of the documentation is focused on Davage's tenure as the President of Clark College and his involvement with the Board of Education of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Also included are biographical...
Dates: 1936-1982, undated; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1976

Willis J. King papers

 Collection — Box: 1-24
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0124
Scope and contents

The Willis J. King Papers are comprised of correspondence, printed materials, photographs and other memorabilia that document Bishop Willis J. King's life as a Bishop in the Methodist Church, his time as a missionary in Africa and Norway, and as an educator.

Also within this collection are personal and family documents of Bishop King's wife Emma P. King, including photographs and family history.

Dates: 1904-1976

George A. Towns collection

 Collection — Box: 1-10
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0059
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. ...
Dates: 1885-1960

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