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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.

From the description of Atlanta University collection, 1865-1994, (bulk 1882-1965). (Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System). WorldCat record id: 57544023

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn William Stanley Braithwaite papers, 1898-1979 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Flipper, Henry Ossian, 1856-1940. Henry O. Flipper Collection. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. Papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
creatorOf Atlanta University. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1959-1977. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Atlanta Urban League. Housing Dept. Housing development project files, 1947-1964. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn American Missionary Association. Archives, 1828-1891 Archives [New] Addendum, 1869-1988. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn William Stanley Braithwaite Papers, 1882-1970 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn James Alexander Boyer Papers, 1924-2000 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Stiles, Alice M. 1846-1920. Alice M. Stiles correspondence, 1869-1880. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Towns, George Alexander. George Alexander Towns papers, 1851-1956. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
creatorOf Atlanta University. Training of Library Specialists in Multi-Ethnic Heritage Program. Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies Library
referencedIn General Education Board. Archives, 1901-1964. Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
referencedIn Holt-Messer family. Papers, 1809-1962 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Simon, Marguerite F. Marguerite F. Simon papers, 1906-1985. Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Central Library
referencedIn Brown, Jennie M. (Jennie Mae), 1906-1999. Jennie M. Brown scrapbooks, 1920-1965. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Matthews, W. B. (William B.). William B. Matthews Collection. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn Herbert Aptheker Papers, 1842-1999, (bulk 1934-1994) Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Dargan, John Julius, 1848-1925. John Julius Dargan papers, 1785-1965 (bulk, 1877-1940). University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Atlanta Lung Association. Atlanta Lung Association Records, 1907-1977. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
referencedIn Peace, Hazel Harvey, ca. 1903-. Oral history interview with Hazel Harvey Peace, 2003 February 20, March 28, July 03, August 14, & 2004 March 28. University of North Texas Library, UNT
referencedIn Matthews, W. B. (William B.). William B. Matthews papers, 1899-1925. Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Central Library
creatorOf Atlanta University. Collection, 1970- Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies Library
referencedIn James, Anna Louise, 1886-1977. Papers, 1874-1991 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. William Stanley Braithwaite papers, 1898-1979. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. W.E.B. Du Bois papers, 1880-1963. John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library. Special Collections & Archives
referencedIn Brown, Ella Barksdale, 1871-1966. Ella Barksdale Brown papers, 1885-1952 (bulk 1906-1926). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Southern Education Foundation. John Curtis Dixon correspondence and administrative records, 1943-1964. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers of William Stanley Braithwaite [manuscript], 1882-1970. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Clark, Dorothy Kneeland, 1906-. Around the world in 75 years: Autobiography, 1977. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Troutt, Charles E. Charles E. Troutt photographs : Buildings, 1955-1969, undated Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
referencedIn Autobiography, 1977 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Spalding, Hughes, 1886-1969. Hughes Spalding family business files, 1889-1965. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Virginia Lacy Jones Papers, 1912-1984 1970-1980. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. Reminiscences of W. E. B. Dubois : oral history, 1960. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Jones, Virginia Lacy, 1912-1984. Reminiscences of Virginia Lacy Jones : oral history, 1978. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Georgia. Governor (1868-1871 : Bullock). Atlanta University, Board of Visitors collection, 1871. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Atlanta University. Atlanta University collection, 1865-1994, (bulk 1882-1965). Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Central Library
referencedIn Koontz, Elizabeth D. (Elizabeth Duncan), 1919-. Elizabeth Duncan Koontz collection, 1929-1989 (bulk 1950-1985). Bennett College, Thomas F. Holgate Library
referencedIn Bacote, Clarence Albert, 1906-. Clarence Albert Bacote papers, 1932-1977. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn Long, Rucker, and Aiken Family Papers, 1871-1976. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
referencedIn Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972. Horace Mann Bond papers, 1830-1979 (bulk 1926-1972). University of Massachusetts Amherst, W.E.B. Du Bois Library
referencedIn Thompson, Robert A. (Robert Albert), 1910-. Robert A. Thompson oral history interview, 1989 June 5. Georgia State University
referencedIn Horace Mann Bond Papers, 1830-1979, 1926-1972 Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries
referencedIn Colonial Dames (Atlanta, Georgia Branch), Oral History Project. Transcripts, 1986-1990. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
referencedIn Ella Barksdale Brown Papers, 1885-1952, 1906-1926 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Amber Arthun Warburton Papers, 1917-1976 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Missionary Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Aptheker, Herbert person
associatedWith Atlanta Lung Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Atlanta Urban League. Housing Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Bacote, Clarence Albert, 1906- person
associatedWith Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972 person
associatedWith Boyer, James Alexander, 1909-1998 person
associatedWith Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. person
associatedWith Brown, Ella Barksdale, 1871-1966. person
associatedWith Brown, Jennie M. (Jennie Mae), 1906-1999. person
associatedWith Clark, Dorothy Kneeland, 1906- person
associatedWith Colonial Dames (Atlanta, Georgia Branch), Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Dargan, John Julius, 1848-1925. person
associatedWith Dorothy Kneeland Clark, 1906- person
associatedWith Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. person
associatedWith Ethnic Heritage Studies Program (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Flipper, Henry Ossian, 1856-1940. person
associatedWith General Education Board. corporateBody
associatedWith Georgia. Governor (1868-1871 : Bullock) corporateBody
correspondedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
correspondedWith HOLT-MESSER FAMILY family
associatedWith James, Anna Louise, 1886-1977. person
associatedWith Jarrett, Thomas D. person
associatedWith Jones, Virginia Lacy, 1912-1984. person
associatedWith Koontz, Elizabeth D. (Elizabeth Duncan), 1919- person
associatedWith Matthews, W. B. (William B.) person
associatedWith Matthews, W. B. (William B.) person
associatedWith Peace, Hazel Harvey, ca. 1903- person
associatedWith Simon, Marguerite F. person
associatedWith Southern Education Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Spalding, Hughes, 1886-1969. person
associatedWith Stiles, Alice M. 1846-1920. person
associatedWith Thompson, Robert A. (Robert Albert), 1910- person
associatedWith Towns, George Alexander. person
associatedWith Troutt, Charles E. person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Warburton, Amber Arthun, 1898-1976 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Georgia--Atlanta
Georgia--Atlanta
Subject
African American universities and colleges
African Americans--Education (Higher)
Library education
School libraries--Services to minorities
African American universities and colleges--History--19th century
African American universities and colleges--History--20th century
Schools
Libraries and minorities
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Active 1977

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