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Major J. Jones papers

 Collection — Box: 1-7
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0096
Scope and contents This collection documents the work of Major J. Jones, United Methodist Minister, theologian, and President of the Gammon Theological Seminary (Atlanta, Ga.) for the years 1969-1986. The bulk of the material is writings by Jones, including articles, conference papers, lectures and sermons; some materials are related to the administration of Gammon and its parent school, the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC).There is also a large amount of material related to a...
Dates: 1968-1986

Major J. Jones Photographic Plates collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0092b
Scope and contents

This collection of photographic plates docouments the life and work of Major J. Jones, a minister and President of Gammon Theological Seminary. The bulk of the photographs are from the 1950s and include individuals, family members, events, ceremonies and church buildings.

Dates: 1950-1980

Virginia Lacy Jones papers

 Collection — Box: 1-35
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0115
Scope note Virginia Lacy Jones (b. 1912 - d. 1984) was a librarian, educator, author, and – among library educators – known as "the Dean of Deans." She dedicated almost fifty years of her life to the library profession, thirty-six of which she spent as Dean of the School of Library Service at Atlanta University (now Clark Atlanta University). Her career began at Atlanta University in 1939 as Catalog Librarian in Trevor Arnett Library. Dr. Rufus Clement, President of Atlanta University...
Dates: 1912-1985; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980

Bishop Frederick Douglass Jordan Book Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0127
Scope and Contents Note

The Bishop Frederick D. Jordan Collection was originally donated to Morris Brown College by Bishop Frederick D. Jordan and included 10 books and two artifacts. It was transferred to the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library in 1981, when one library was formed to serve the Atlanta University Center Schools. The Collection consists of ten books primarily on religion and the AME church.

Dates: 1818-1911

Martin Luther King Fellows In Black Religious Studies, Inc. collection

 Collection — Box: 1-12
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0048
Scope and Contents note The Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellows, Inc. Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, curriculum materials, financial documents, reports, photographs, printed publications, memorabilia, and media.The bulk of the collection dates from 1972-1975, with some material dating up to the present. This collection gives insight into the many facets of the Black Church and Black Religious Studies. Some of the significant correspondents with Henry H. Mitchell (director of the M.L.K....
Dates: 1969-1990

Willis J. King papers

 Collection — Box: 1-24
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0124
Scope and contents

The Willis J. King Papers are comprised of correspondence, printed materials, photographs and other memorabilia that document Bishop Willis J. King's life as a Bishop in the Methodist Church, his time as a missionary in Africa and Norway, and as an educator.

Also within this collection are personal and family documents of Bishop King's wife Emma P. King, including photographs and family history.

Dates: 1904-1976

Lillian Lewis collection

 Collection — Box: 1-7, OS 1
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0099
Scope and contents The Lillian Lewis collection primarily consists of materials related to the career of Lillian Lewis. Major topics are governmental work and librarianship. Formats include photographs, printed materials, correspondence, meeting minutes, committee work, and reports. The seven series contain correspondence received by both Lillian Lewis and John Lewis, events and activities from John Lewis’s life and career, photographs, pamphlets, and forms from National Association of Media Women,...
Dates: 1963, 1965, 1969-1980, undated; Majority of material found within 1970-1979

C. Eric Lincoln collection

 Collection — Box: 1-415
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0047
Scope and contents The C. Eric Lincoln collection (1909-2000) documents the life's work of the leading scholar on the Black Church and Black Religion in the United States. As a sociologist of religion, Dr. Lincoln is the co-author of the definitive study on the Black Church in America, a massive fourteen year inquiry into the most important institution in the African American community. Dr. Lincoln's career,. however, was not exclusively devoted to writing about the Black Church. In 1961, his doctoral...
Dates: 1904-2000

C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series collection

 Collection — Box: 1-9
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0093
Scope and contents

This collection contains speeches, programs, flyers and posters related to the C. Eric Lincoln Lecture Series hosted by Clark Atlanta University.

Dates: 1983-2009

William B. Matthews collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-00049
Scope and contents This collection consists of the papers of William Baxter Matthews from 1881 to 1932. It includes correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed materials, most of which pertain to Atlanta University. The bulk of the materials relates to Matthews’s tenure on the Atlanta University Board of Trustees. Correspondence from Edward Twichell Ware (Atlanta University’s third president) and fellow trustees documents the administration of the school, including fundraising efforts, land...
Dates: 1881-1932

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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
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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
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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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German 5
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