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Scope and Contents of the Series The series is comprised of manuscripts (circa 1947-1968) for works written by Martin Luther King, Jr., including sermon material from his time as a student at Boston University as well as his employment as minister for Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, AL, and Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA; speeches written and delivered in his capacity as a leader of the Civil Rights Movement, and president of the Montgomery Improvement Association and Southern Christian Leadership...
Dates: circa 1947-1968
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,...
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...
Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 8: Dexter Avenue Baptist Church Organizational Records
Scope and Contents of the Series The series contains annual reports, newsletters, programs, and a few other documents about the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. The annual reports, both in completed and draft form, detail the church’s yearly activities, membership, finances, and plans for the future. They also include observations by Martin Luther King, Jr. about the past year’s endeavors, recommendations, and...