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James P. Brawley collection

 Collection — Box: 1-188
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0108
Scope and contents The James P. Brawley collection spans the years between 1885 and 1985. The bulk of the collection dates from 1916 to 1984. The collection includes records related to Clark College, the Methodist Church, and Rust College. Also included are correspondences, family papers, writings by Brawley, memorabilia, newsclippings and audio/visual materials. Of note are drafts of his two books, his high school "valedictory oration" and photographs to be used in Clark College fundraising brochures. Also of...
Dates: 1885-1994; Majority of material found within 1916-1984

Vivian Wilson Henderson papers

 Collection — Box: 1-309
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0044
Scope and contents The richness of the Vivian Wilson Henderson Papers reflect the multifaceted service of a man committed to uplifting human races, particularly that of his own.Dr. Henderson, could deliver so decisive an economic strategy, ranging from inner group religious understanding to illustrating the parasitic nature of racism on national interest, that his expertise was sought instantly. The papers personify Vivian Henderson's commitment to these as well as the quiet leadership he...
Dates: 1940-1976

William B. Matthews collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-00049
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 development,...
Dates: 1881-1932

David Roberts oral history collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0053
Scope and Contents The David Roberts oral history collection was created by Roberts, an Atlanta University student, in the summer of 1973. The interviews were for a history seminar taught by Dr.Clarence Bacote (HIS 406: Introductory Graduate Course in United States History). Roberts interviewed members of Atlanta’s African-American community who were born in the late 19th century. Most of the subjects were Georgia natives and a few were graduates of Atlanta University Center schools. He asked them to discuss...
Dates: 1973

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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