African American librarians
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Atlanta University printed and published materials
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,...
Hallie B. Brooks papers
Collection — Box 1-4
Scope and contents The Hallie B. Brooks papers span the years between 1931-1985 with the bulk of the collection dated between 1940 to 1975. It highlights the career and education of Mrs. Brooks. The bulk of the collection focuses on her time at the Atlanta University School of Library Service where she was a professor. These materials include outlines, bibliographies, tests, quizzes, examinations, and lecture notes from multiple library courses. The collection also contains materials related to organizations...
Dates: 1931-1985; Majority of material found within 1940-1975
Virginia Lacy Jones papers
Collection — Box 1-35
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
Lillian Lewis collection
Collection — Box 1-7, OS 1
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