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John Brown collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0028
Scope and contents The collection consists of correspondence and papers of John Brown (b. 1800 d. 1859), American abolitionist. Also included is correspondence of several relatives and persons associated with him in Brown's Kansas and Virginia insurrections.Over half the correspondence, spanning from 1826-1849, consists of John Brown's letters to business associate Seth Thompson. The letters reflect his financial difficulties, but deal principally with his activities as a tanner and land...
Dates: 1800-1917; Majority of material found within 1826 - 1859

John H. Calhoun, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1-40, OS 1-27
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0109
Scope and contents The collection documents the work of John H. Calhoun, Jr. as a civil rights activist, political organizer, community leader, and businessman. The collection dates span the years from 1916 to 2000 with the bulk of the materials from 1960-1979. The bulk of the materials consist of organizations that he was affiliated with, which includes his work with the Economic Opportunity Atlanta (EOA) and Model Cities, where he was instrumental in revitalizing areas such as Grant Park and Auburn Avenue;...
Dates: 1916-2000; Majority of material found within 1960-1979

Wayman A. Carver papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2, OS 1-6
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0029
Scope and contents Wayman A. Carver (b. 1905 d. 1967), jazz musician and music educator, achieved acclaim for his virtuosity and artistry as a flutist during his tenure from 1934-39 with Chick Webb and his Orchestra. In the series “Giants of Jazz” (International Musician April 1963), Leonard Feather credits Wayman Carver as being internationally recognized as the first and only jazz musician to play the flute during the decade of the 1930s.Wayman Carver, a graduate of...
Dates: 1927 - 2001

Chandler Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0104
Scope and contents

The photographs in this collection document the personal and professional life of Gladstone Chandler and the Chandler family. The photographs include images of the Chandler family, and community and family events, as well as photographs of Middlebury College Campus, and Morehouse College.

Dates: 1920-1980

Chautauqua Circle collection

 Collection — Box: 1-11
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0030
Scope and contents

The Chautauqua Circle collection spans the years between 1913 and 2010. The bulk of the collection dates from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. The collection includes materials related to the anniversary celebrations, committees, events and meetings. It also contains correspondence, directories, financial records, member and speaker information, and year books. There are also folders relating to the subjects they research and general information about the Circle itself.

Dates: 1913-2010; Majority of material found within 1970-1995

Clark Atlanta University Photographs

 Collection — Box: 1-71
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0112
Scope and contents

This collection contains photographs dating from the consolidation of Clark College and Atlanta University in 1988 to 2015. The photographs consist of mostly students, alumni, faculty, campus events, athletic events, anniversary and alumni dinners, commencements, and buildings of Clark Atlanta University.

Dates: 1980-2015

Clark Atlanta University Printed and Published Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0004
Scope and contents This collection contains printed and published materials created by Clark College, Clark University, and Clark Atlanta University. It includes the catalogs and bulletins on courses, administration, and enrollment. The collection also includes student publications such as the student newspaper, The Panther. The materials date from 1891 to 2014, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1960 to 2005. It includes publications that were started at Clark College and continued at Clark Atlanta...
Dates: 1891-2014

Clark College Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0003
Scope and contents This collection contains photographs of Clark College before its consolidation with Atlanta University. It dates from 1940 to 1989 with the majority of photographs dating during 1950 to 1969. The photographs show student life, such as classes, athletics, clubs, sororities and fraternities, and graduation. The collection includes campus buildings, such as McPheeters-Dennis Hall. The bulk of the collection highlights groups and individuals at various events. Photographs of groups consists of...
Dates: 1940-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1969

Isaac R. Clark Memorial collection

 Collection — Box: 1-34
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0117
Scope and contents The Isaac R. Clark Memorial collection spans the years between 1946 and 1990. The bulk of the collection dates from 1962 to 1989, and documents his twenty-eight year tenure as a professor of homiletics at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta. These papers include detailed information about his administrative duties including, material regarding his faculty committee work and his time as registrar and director of the summer session at ITC.This collection offers...
Dates: 1946-1990; Majority of material found within 1960-1989

Thomas Clarkson papers

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0031
Scope and contents Thomas Clarkson (b. 1760 d. 1846) was a renowned English abolitionist who spent his adult life fighting to end slavery. As a leader in the British anti-slavery society, Clarkson was instrumental in getting the English Parliament to ban the slave trade in 1807 and to abolish the institution of slaver in 1833.The majority of this small collection is comprised of correspondence from Thomas Clarkson and his wife, Catherine, to her father, William Buck. These letters deal mainly with...
Dates: 1785-1871

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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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Poor People’s Campaign. 5
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African American librarians 4
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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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Language
French 5
German 5
Spanish; Castilian 2
Czech 1
Italian 1