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Frederick Ayer records

 Collection — Box: 8-9
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0015
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

Cleveland L. Dennard records

 Collection — Box: 704-767
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0024
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

Edmund Asa Ware records

 Collection — Box: 10-13
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0016
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...
Dates: 1860-1888

Edward Twichell Ware records

 Collection — Box: 24-58
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0018
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

Florence M. Read records

 Collection — Box: 180-198
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0021
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...
Dates: 1927-1947

Horace Bumstead records

 Collection — Box: 14-23
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0017
Scope and contents The Horace Bumstead records is the fourth series in the Atlanta University Presidential records.This series contains the correspondence and administrative records of Horace Bumstead, Congregationalist minister, educator, and second president of Atlanta University. The correspondence includes letters to and from Northern philanthropic groups who contributed to student scholarships and for improvements to the University's physical plant. Of comparatively small proportion is the...
Dates: 1876-1919

Rufus E. Clement records

 Collection — Box: 199-563, 771
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0022
Scope and contents The Rufus E. Clement Records are the fifth series in the Atlanta University Presidential Records.Dr. Rufus E. Clement was named sixth President of Atlanta University in 1937. He served in that position until his death in 1967. Most of the material in this series is contained in the Administrative Files. The Administrative Files are comprised of departmental, faculty, and financial records, applications for positions, information on campus events, enrollment statistics, and...
Dates: 1931-1969

Thomas D. Jarrett records

 Collection — Box: 564-703
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0023
Dates: 1939-1978

Atlanta University printed and published materials

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0002
Scope and contents The Atlanta University Published and Printed Materials are series 27-33 of the Atlanta University Archives. It encompasses approximately 700 volumes in 7 publications, and over 500 other pamphlets, leaflets and brochures. The material dates from 1867 to 1992. Although the holdings are extensive, the only title that contains a complete set of issues is the Atlanta University Publications. The publication chronicles University events through articles,...
Dates: 1867-1992

Atlanta Urban League papers

 Collection — Box: 1-328
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0025
Scope and contents The Atlanta Urban League is a private, non-profit social service agency, affiliated with the National Urban League, an organization based in New York City. The Atlanta Urban League services are geared towards community development, health care, and employment and housing opportunities for African Americans. The agency is staffed mainly by professional social workers who administer its programs and report to a board of directors.The Atlanta Urban League papers document the...
Dates: 1920-1990

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Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc. 143
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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Correspondence. 5
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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 26
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.) 9
Abernathy, Ralph 8
Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library 8
Jackson, Maynard Holbrook Jr. 8
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 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
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
Morris Brown College 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
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
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
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French 5
German 5
Spanish; Castilian 2
Czech 1
Italian 1