African American universities and colleges
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Myron W. Adams records
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
Found in: AUC Institutional Records / Myron W. Adams records
William B. Matthews collection
Collection — Box 1-4
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...
George A. Towns collection
Collection — Box 1-10
Scope and contents This collection consists of the papers of George Alexander Towns from 1851 to 1963. It includes correspondence, literary works, diaries, photographs, and publications. The bulk of the materials pertain to Towns' association with Atlanta University (AU) both as a student and faculty member. The earliest materials concern Lucy Elizabeth (Merriam) Case, a favorite teacher of Towns at AU, and include her biography which tells of the beginning of the school and a few of its students. ...