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Collection — Box: 1-5
Scope and Contents This small collection of the papers of Frankie Victoria Adams dates from 1931 to 1979 and provides a glimpse of her work and achievements. There are copies of some of her professional and personal writings, bits of information about some of the organizations she was affiliated with, and a few letters and photographs. Of interest are her writings related to group work and community organization. Also, there is the scrapbook Adams kept of the early years of the Atlanta School of Social Work....
Collection — Box: 59-60
Scope and contents The Myron W. Adams record is the sixth series in the Atlanta University President records.This collection contains the administrative records and correspondence of Myron Winslow Adams, clergyman and fourth president of Atlanta University. The records are divided into three series: Trustee records, Academic records, and Atlanta University Alumni Association Papers. The trustee records consist mainly of reports submitted to the Executive and Finance Committees of the Atlanta...
Dates: 1882, 1902-1932; Majority of material found within 1902-1932
Collection — Box: 1-2
Scope and contents This collection consists of records generated by Eliza Paschall and the Atlanta Community Relations Commission during her year as Executive Director of the ACRC. The bulk of the collection is research materials gathered by Paschall and the ACRA to support their work in the community. The files contain reports and statistics that document such things as employment discrimination, police action in the Dixie Hills Riots, and desegregation efforts in the public schools. Of special interest are...
Dates: 1960-1968; Majority of material found within 1967-1968
Scope and contents This collection contains approximately 6000 photographs dating from 1858 to 1995, although the bulk of the material falls between 1905 and 1968. This collection is part of the Atlanta University Archives beginning with series 20 through 26. The material is arranged in seven series: Portraits, Events, Buildings and Grounds, Schools and Special Activities, Groups, Photo Album, and Oversized Photographs. The photographs consist of mostly students, alumni, faculty, administrative officers,...
Collection — Box: 1-7
Scope and contents The Atlanta University Financial records are the first series of the Atlanta University Presidential Records. There are separate finding aids for each of the series in the Presidential Records as well as a finding aid for each of the other three components of the archives-the Atlanta University School of Social Work (Series 12-19), the Altanta University Photographs (Series 20-26), and the Atlanta University Published and Printed Materials (Series 27-33).This series...
Collection — Box: 8-9
Scope and contents This series contains records which represent the work of Frederick Ayer as local superintendent and financial agent appointed by the American Missionary Association to establish schools for the freedmen in Atlanta. The correspondence includes Ayer's description of the condition of the newly freed slaves upon his arrival in Atlanta, letters to E.M. Cravath, secretary of the Middle West Department of the American Missionary Association and later president of Fisk University. The financial...
Dates: 1865-1867, 1900
Collection — Box: 704-767
Scope and contents The Cleveland L. Dennard records are the eleventh series of the Atlanta University Presidential records.The bulk of the records in this series are contained in the Administrative files and the Institutional files. The material in these groups include Board of Trustee, faculty, and departmental records, minutes of the University Senate, and correspondence and reports from Atlanta University Center colleges. Also included in these two subseries are Dr. Dennard's correspondence and...
Dates: 1929, 1978-1984
Collection — Box: 10-13
Scope and contents The Edmund Asa Ware records are the third series of the Atlanta University Presidential Records.This series is comprised of administrative correspondence and financial records produced during the administration of Edmund Asa Ware, superintendent of schools for the State of Georgia under the auspices of the Freedmen's Bureau, and later first president of Atlanta University. The records are divided into five subseries. The first subseries consists of correspondence between Ware and...
Collection — Box: 24-58
Scope and contents The Edward Twichell Ware records are the fifth series of the Atlanta University Presidential Records.This series includes records generated during the administration of Edward Twichell Ware, third president of Atlanta University. Among the material are handwritten invitations to Ware’s inauguration in 1907, and correspondence with individuals such as Myron Adams, W.E.B. Dubois, John Hope, James Weldon Johnson, Lucy Laney, John Slater, and U.S. President William H. Taft. Also...
Dates: 1888-1923, 1929; Majority of material found within 1888-1923
Collection — Box: 180-198
Scope and contents The Florence M. Read records is the eighth series in the Atlanta University President records.The bulk of the material in this series is comprised of documents created out of her tenure as Acting President of Atlanta University. The Administrative file contains correspondence, and some information on the memorial service for Dr. John Hope. Other university records include information on buildings and grounds, records from academic departments, the Laboratory School, Trevor...