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…

Political Action Committee of the NAACP Atlanta Branch

BY: Michael Kaiser, Graduate Student Processing Assistant, Auburn Avenue Research Library “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…

James H. Hargett papers: Biographical sketch

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…

Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University acquires scrapbook that sheds light on Wm. Sanders Scarborough

By Michele Valerie Ronnick, Professor Wayne State University Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Through the combined efforts of Randall K. Burkett, Curator of African American Collections in the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) David F. Bright, Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature, Emory University has acquired a heretofore unknown…

“A Change Gonna Come:” The Programs Series of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records

By Brenda Tindal, Robert W. Woodruff Library Graduate Fellow, 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…