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Atlanta Student Movement collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0013
Scope and contents This small collection of ephemera provides a glimpse of the involvement in the civil rights movement by students from the Atlanta University Center schools - Atlanta University, Gammon Theological Seminary, and Clark, Morehouse, Morris Brown, and Spelman Colleges. The collection includes newspaper and journal articles, flyers, reports, and correspondence by and about students from the AUC schools and a few items about student activities in other areas in the United States. There are also...
Dates: 1960-2000

Brailsford R. Brazeal papers

 Collection — Box: 1-126, OS 1-16
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0091
Scope and contents

The Brailsford R. Brazeal papers span the dates 1920-1981 with the bulk of the materials dated 1962-1979. The collection includes writings by Brazeal; office files; photographs; manuscripts by other scholars and Brazeal family members; memorabilia; correspondence to and from Dr. Brazeal, including letters from Morehouse College Presidents and faculty; records of organizations to which Brazeal belonged; research materials; and printed materials.

Dates: 1919 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1962-1979

Burwell T. Harvey, Jr. collection

 Collection — Box: 1-7
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0042
Scope and contents This small collection dates from 1900 to 1973 with the bulk of the materials spanning the period 1953-1971. The collection includes correspondence, programs, photographs, news articles, and publications. Most of the materials within the collection pertain to Harvey as commissioner of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. These files contain correspondence from coaches requesting information about players and rules, and discussing conflicts with the Conference. Also included in...
Dates: 1900-1973; Majority of material found within 1953-1971

Maynard Jackson mayoral administrative records: Series D: Speeches and speaking requests

 Series — Box: 1-92
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0075d
Scope and contents This series is comprised of approximately 800 speeches, most of which were given by Maynard Jackson during the three terms he served as Mayor of Atlanta. As Mayor, Jackson made speeches before business groups, political groups, church assemblies, colleges, private clubs, and conventioneers. The topics of his speeches centered around Atlanta, its attractions, and its problems, as well as urban issues such as poverty, economic conditions, rezoning, health care, water resources and waste...
Dates: 1969-1993

Benjamin E. Mays papers

 Collection — Box: 1-69
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0100
Scope and contents The Benjamin E. Mays papers include files from his work at the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education. There are also materials related to his presidency at Morehouse, writings by Mays and others, organizational records and financial materials. There are a few photographs, including several of Dr. Mays with former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalyn Carter.Of note in the collection are newsclippings and files related to desegregation. These files...
Dates: 1931-1984

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 3: Writings By Others

Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131j
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...
Dates: 1946-1969

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Series 5: Education Materials

Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131k
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...
Dates: 1941-1962

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.1: Correspondence: General L-R

Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131c
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1950 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal employment, education, housing, passive resistance, poverty,...
Dates: 1950-1968

Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: Subseries 1.1: Correspondence: General S-Z

Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0131d
Scope and Contents of the Subseries The subseries contains correspondence between Martin Luther King, Jr. and various individuals and organizations from 1953 to 1968. There are letters, telegrams, greeting cards, carbon copies, postcards, invitations, and hate mail. The correspondence is primarily professional often accompanied by enclosures, with few personal letters. Among the topics discussed are civil rights, discrimination, SCLC activities, politics, equal...
Dates: 1936-1968

Morehouse College Printed and Published Materials

Identifier: 0000-0000-000-0006
Scope and contents

This collection contains publications by Morehouse College and the students of Morehouse College. Materials span the dates of 1890-2016 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1926 to 2000. It includes the catalogs and bulletins, student handbooks called the “M” or The Companion, the Alumnus or the Morehouse College Bulletin and the Morehouse Journal of Science. The Torch (yearbook), the Maroon Tiger (student newspapers), and newsletters also make up a portion of the collection.

Dates: 1892-2005

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