Warren A. Candler papers, 1846-1977.


Warren A. Candler papers, 1846-1977.

Correspondence, subject files, writings, financial records, appointment books, notebooks, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, miscellaneous papers and memorabilia produced or collected by Warren A. Candler, clergyman, editor, and educator. Most correspondence is official in nature and reflects the various positions Candler held, 1877-1934, related to the Methodist Church. Topics include the organization of Emory University in Atlanta; mission work in Cuba, Mexico, and Asia; rights for women and blacks, and anti-lynching campaigns, women's suffrage, prohibition, and the Democratic nomination of Alfred E. Smith in 1928. Also included are Emory College financial correspondence and records (1887-1915) and family letters. Correspondents include prominent members of the Methodist Church and the Atlanta business community.

38.25 linear ft. (80 boxes, 2 bound v., 1 oversized bound v., and 4 oversized papers)

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