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Scope and Contents of the Series The series consists primarily of notes taken by Martin Luther King, Jr. The bulk of the notes were taken as reference material for King’s coursework while a doctoral student at Boston University (1952-1955), including notes taken specifically as reference material for King’s dissertation; these notes focus specifically on theology and theologians. Later notes relate to books and articles read by King on a wide variety of subjects (1943-1968), as well as publications that mention or publish...
Dates: circa 1943-1969
Scope and Contents of the Series The series is comprised of papers from the academic career of Martin Luther King, Jr. Included are class notes, exams, assignments, vocabulary lists, and the dissertation written during the course of his studies. Correspondence, course syllabi, transcripts, bibliographies, and study aids provide further insight into King’s education. The series also contains materials from the institutions he attended, such as brochures, policy documents, a bulletin, and a...