AUC Woodruff Library Announces Opening of Voter Education Project Collection

“Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta University Center to uncover and make available previously hidden…

Creating Exhibits in Omeka to Support Academic Research

By Jae Turner Mary E. Hutchinson, “Duet,” c. 1937. From the Mary E. Hutchinson and Dorothy King papers, MARBL. As a Woodruff Library Fellow, I worked with the Digital Scholarship Commons (DiSC) to develop a project based on my dissertation research using the Web-based content management system called Omeka. My research focuses on artist Mary…

John Wesley Dobbs Family papers: The Six Dobbs Daughters

By Amber L. Moore, Project Amistad, Amistad Research Center “Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta…

Communicating the Civil Rights Movement

By Sarah Quigley, Project Archivist, MARBL “Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta University Center to…

Jondelle Harris Johnson, 1924-1998

By Cheryl Oestreicher, Project Archivist, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History “Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The…

John Wesley Dobbs Family papers (1873-2001)

By Amber L. Moore, Project Archivist, Amistad Research Center “Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta…

Unearthing the “V” in the A/V Material of the SCLC Collection

by Michael R. Hall, Graduate Processing Assistant, MARBL “Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta University…

The Cummington Press records and Harry Duncan papers now available for research [Part 2 of 2]

By Amy E. Elkins, former Manuscript Processing Graduate Assistant, Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Library (MARBL) In my previous post on Robert Lowell's Land of Unlikeness, I highlighted Lowell's time in prison for conscientious objection to WWII, and his collaboration with Harry Duncan at the Cummington Press during this period.  The collection of Lowell's letters…

James H. Hargett: Honolulu (Hawaii) Ministry files, 1955-1958

By Amber L. Moore, Project Archivist, Amistad Research Center “Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta…

Student Involvement in the Post Civil Rights Era

by Michael R. Hall, Graudate Processing Assistant, MARBL “Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University's Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta University…

Ask Archivists Day, June 9

June 9 is International Archives Day! In celebration, MARBL is joining #askarchivists day on Twitter. Do you have a burning question about archives that you've always wanted to ask?  Are you dying to find out more about MARBL's holdings?  Now is your chance! Our archivists will be online all day answering your questions. Archivists from…