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The Resource Atlanta University collection

Atlanta University collection

Label
Atlanta University collection, 1865-1994,
Title
Atlanta University collection
Inclusive dates
1865-1994,
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains documents spanning the dates from 1865 to 1989, with the bulk of the material from the period 1882-1865, and relating to the history and operation of Atlanta University and later Atlanta University Center, including newspaper clippings, ephemera, presidential reports, general correspondence, financial documents, photographs, legal documents, and essays, memoirs, and speeches
Biographical or historical data
Atlanta University, now part of Clark Atlanta University, was founded in 1865 by the American Missionary Association with assistance also from the Freedmen's Bureau. Atlanta University developed graduate programs in different fields including liberal arts, social and natural sciences, and professional programs such as business, library science and business administration. In 1929, Atlanta University joined forces with Morehouse College and Spelman College to create Atlanta University Center. Later, Clark College, Morris Brown College, and Interdenominational Theological Center also joined with Atlanta University Center.
Cataloging source
GAP
Location of other archival material
Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Archives and Special Collections.
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Atlanta University
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  • Atlanta University
  • African American universities and colleges
  • African American universities and colleges
  • African Americans
Label
Atlanta University collection
Instantiates
Note
  • Collection number: 89-007
  • Cataloged by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository.
Extent
3.75
Governing access note
There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection
Organization method
Organized into seven series: (1) Printed material, (2) Presidential reports and minutes, (3) Literary productions, (4) Correspondence, (5) Financial Documentation, (6) Photographs and portraits, and (7) Legal and legal-style documentations.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57544023
  • (OCoLC)57544023
Terms governing use
Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.
Type of unit
linear ft.
Label
Atlanta University collection
Note
  • Collection number: 89-007
  • Cataloged by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository.
Extent
3.75
Governing access note
There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection
Organization method
Organized into seven series: (1) Printed material, (2) Presidential reports and minutes, (3) Literary productions, (4) Correspondence, (5) Financial Documentation, (6) Photographs and portraits, and (7) Legal and legal-style documentations.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57544023
  • (OCoLC)57544023
Terms governing use
Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.
Type of unit
linear ft.

Library Locations

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      101 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA, 30303, US
      33.755227 -84.383897
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