Papers of Sarah-Patton Boyle 1938-1988 (bulk 1944-1975).

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Boyle, Sarah-Patton, 1906-. Papers of Sarah-Patton Boyle 1938-1988 (bulk 1944-1975).

Papers of Sarah-Patton Boyle 1938-1988 (bulk 1944-1975).

The collection contains correspondence and miscellaneous papers of the civil rights activist and author. Correspondence discusses Boyle's book "The desegregated heart," integration, the South, Southern liberalism, the civil rights movement, race relations, religion, leaders and organizations particularly Martin Luther King, Jr., the Southern Regional Council, and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Correspondence files also include articles, speeches, clippings, reviews, Christmas cards, issues of the SCLC newsletter, issues of Virginia verse (U. Va. student poetry magazine) and miscellaneous printed material. Correspondents include James Baldwin, Pearl Buck, James McBride Dabbs, Joseph Chamberlain Furnas, Harry L. Golden, Lyndon B. Johnson (form letter), Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Pauli Murray, Alan Paton, Thomas F. Pettigrew, James A. Pike, Lilian E. Smith, Jim and Wilma Dykeman Stokely, Carl Van Vechten, Chad Walsh, J. Waties Waring and Roy Wilkins. A folder of congratulations on "Desegregated hearts" contains single, brief letters from Walter Russell Bowie, Will D. Campbell, P.D. East, Paul Green, and David C. Wilson. Other correspondents represented by single letters include Hodding Carter, Kenneth B. Clark, Grace Halsell, Clarence Jordan, Benjamin Muse, and Laurens van der Post. Miscellaneous correspondence, all copies, includes letters containing personal reflections to P.D. East, and to and from T.J. Sellers. Miscellaneous items of interest include a "doodling" sketch of Boyle by James Baldwin; a speech on Ethel Waters by Carl Van Vechten; a pennant from the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, 1957; printed material from the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, 1963; honorary certificates; photographs of Boyle on the Betty Furness program and with civil rights leaders; a Patton genealogy and brief articles by Boyle.

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