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Carl Ware papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0097
Scope and Contents

The Carl Ware Papers spans the dates 1938-2011, with the bulk of the material dated from 1977-2000. The collection contains personal papers, including appointment books and memorabilia; manuscripts of his unpublished memoirs; photographs; documents related to his board of directors work and other organizational affiliations; materials from his career with Coca-Cola and Atlanta City Council, and speeches.

Dates: 1938-2011; Majority of material found within 1977-2000

John H. Wheeler collection

 Collection — Box: 1-225
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0133
Scope and contents note This collection documents the life and work of John H. Wheeler, a businessman, bank president, community leader, civil rights activist, and lawyer. The collection spans the years from 1897 to 1978 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950-1978. The majority of the collections consists of items related to the organizations that Wheeler was associated with, both local to Durham, NC and national organizations. Included in the collection are materials related to Wheeler's career as a...
Dates: 1897-1978; Majority of material found within 1940-1978

William G. Pickens Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0134
Scope and Contents The William G. Pickens Collection spans the years between 1976 and 2010. This small collection provides a glimpse into some of Dr. Pickens contributions to the field of English. Included are programs of annual events and workshops, photographs, audio cassettes and scrapbooks. Of particular note are photographs and scrapbooks documenting the Mirror Grant Project at Morehouse College and a news article depicting Dr. Pickens and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s experience working tobacco farms in...
Dates: 1976-2010

Samuel W. Williams papers

 Collection — Box: 1-33
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0061
Scope and content The Samuel W. Williams papers contain vital documents and information on one of Atlanta's most prominent clergymen of the 1960's. Among the material contained in this collection are Williams' sermons he delivered while pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, and other materials that document the church's history, such as budgets, correspondence, pamphlets, and bulletins. Approximately one-third of the materials in this collection centers around Williams' academic career both as a...
Dates: 1932-1974

Ralph L. Williamson collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0128
Scope and contents

The Ralph L. Williamson collection spans the years 1950-1965. Materials include correspondence to and from Ralph L. Williamson; records, recorded minutes and program proposals from "The Fellowship of Professors of Town and Country Church Work." Personal memos and various printed materials focusing on the building, management and funding of rural churches; newspapers, journals, magazines, brochures and newsletters.

Dates: 1950-1968

Hercules Wilson collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0121
Scope and Contents The Hercules Wilson collection spans the years 1928 to 1971, and primarily highlights Reverend Wilson’s sermon writings (the bulk of these are in the 1940s and 1950s). These sermons reference bible passages and various topics on morality, Christian faith, as well as politics and world events of the times. Other items of interest are a photograph of Rev. Wilson, a small amount of correspondence between friends and school colleagues, and eulogies of church members written with personal care...
Dates: 1928 - 1971

Mary Ann Smith Wilson - Ruby Doris Smith Robinson collection on student activism

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0078
Scope note The Mary Ann Smith Wilson - Ruby Doris Smith Robinson Collection on Student Activism spans the dates 1948-2008 with the bulk of the material dated 1960-1967. The collection documents both Ruby Doris Smith Robinson's and Mary Ann Smith Wilson's participation in the civil rights movement and the organizations with which they were affiliated. Although the collection documents both sisters activities, the bulk of the collection reflects Ruby Doris Smith Robinson’s activism activities in the...
Dates: 1942-2008; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1967

Hale Woodruff collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0062
Scope and contents Hale Aspacio Woodruff (b.1900-d.1980) was a renowned artist and educator. Although Woodruff never earned a formal degree he studied extensively, attending the John Herron Art School in Indianapolis, Indiana; the Chicago Art Institute; Academie Moderne and Academie Scandinave in Paris, France; Fog Art Museum of Harvard University; and he studied in Mexico with Diego Rivera. In 1926 Woodruff won the Harmon Foundation Bronze Award giving him national recognition. Soon thereafter he travelled...
Dates: 1930-1981; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1978

Pauline A. Young papers

 Collection — Box: 1-16
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0063
Scope and contents The Pauline A. Young Papers document her life as an educator and civil rights and community activist in Wilmington, Delaware. The collection totals 12 linear feet and spans the period 1920 to 1991. The papers include biographical information about her and her family, materials on her career as a librarian and teacher, and documentation about her civic and community activities. The collection consists of correspondence, news articles, programs, reports, a few photographs and several...
Dates: 1903-1991

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Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc. 146
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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 27
Atlanta University 17
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 15
Clark College 13
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.) 13
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 12
Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta, Ga.) 10
Abernathy, Ralph 9
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 9
Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library 8
Jackson, Maynard Holbrook Jr. 8
Clark Atlanta University 7
Young, Andrew, 1932- 7
National Urban League 6
Office of Mayor, Atlanta, Georgia 6
Southern Regional Council 6
Spelman College 6
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 6
Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 5
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 5
Gammon Theological Seminary 5
King, Martin Luther, Sr., 1899-1984 5
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 5
McDonald, Dora E., 1925-2007 5
Morris Brown College 5
United States. Congress. Senate 5
AFL-CIO 4
American Missionary Association 4
Arrington, Marvin S. 4
Atlanta Urban League 4
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971 4
Congress of Racial Equality 4
Eskridge, Chauncey, 1917-1988 4
Franklin, Shirley 4
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 4
Lomax, Michael 4
Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908-1972 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
United States. Congress. House 4
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 4
Adams, Myron W. (Myron Winslow), 1860-1939 3
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 3
American Friends Service Committee 3
Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 3
Atlanta (Ga.). Police Dept 3
Atlanta Business League 3
Atlanta Community Relations Commission 3
Belafonte, Harry, 1927- 3
Brazeal, Brailsford R. 3
Busbee, George, 1927-2004 3
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 3
Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam (U.S.) 3
Cummings, Arthur 3
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990 3
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 3
Democratic Party (Ga.) 3
Dobbs, John Wesley, 1882-1961 3
DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), a. 3
Eaves, Reginald 3
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Gloster, Hugh M. (Hugh Morris), 1911-2002 3
Hope, John 3
Jackson, Valerie Richardson 3
Johnson, James Weldon 3
Lowery, Joseph E. 3
Methodist Church (U.S.) 3
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 3
Miller, Zell 3
Morehouse School of Medicine 3
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 3
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 3
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 3
Southern Conference Educational Fund 3
Taylor, Gardner C. 3
Turpeau, Aaron 3
Underground Atlanta, Inc 3
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 3
United Negro College Fund 3
United States Conference of Mayors 3
Wachtel, Harry H., 1917-1997 3
Ware, Carl 3
William B. Hartsfield-Atlanta International Airport 3
Wofford, Harris 3
Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago 2
Atlanta (Ga.). Dept. of Finance 2
Atlanta (Ga.). Dept. of Law 2
Atlanta (Ga.). Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs 2
Atlanta (Ga.). Dept. of Public Safety, Bureau of Fire Services 2
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce 2
Atlanta Life Insurance Company 2
Atlanta Regional Commission 2
Atlantans for Maynard Jackson 2
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975 2
Bell, Eldrin 2
Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936-2008 2
Brazeal, Ernestine Erskine 2
Bumstead, Horace, 1841-1919 2
Campbell, Bill, 1953- 2
Citizens’ Crusade Against Poverty 2
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Language
French 5
German 5
Spanish; Castilian 2
Czech 1
Italian 1