The Photographs of SCLC

by Ryan Taylor, 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…

New acquisition of illustrated prayer book manuscript, 1575

MARBL has just acquired a personalized Jesuit prayer book in manuscript incorporating devotional prints: . Libellus Piarum Precum… , colophon: 1575. “What's interesting about this 'Trier' manuscript”, comments Professor Walter Melion, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Art History,  “is that the illustrations–woodblocks and engravings–are printed on the same paper as the manuscript, which…

Center for Democratic Renewal Records – Development and Fundraising

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…

The Legal Records of SCLC: Gun Buyback Program

by Ryan Taylor, 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…

Center for Democratic Renewal – Vicksburg Citizens’ Appeal

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…

Arnold De Mille Papers

by Christopher Harter, Director of Library and Reference Services, 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…

NAACP Atlanta Branch Records

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…

The Southern Christian Leadership Foundation and Crawfordville Enterprises

by Ryan Taylor, 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…

D.A. Powell: A Nonconformist Poet

On October 26, award-winning poet D.A. Powell came to Woodruff Library as the first speaker in this season’s Raymond Danowski Poetry Library Reading Series. A Guggenheim Fellow, winner of the prestigious Kingsley Tufts Prize and two-time finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, Powell is well known for his first three collections of poetry,…

The SCLC National Conventions: A Photographic Retrospective

By Ryan Taylor, Project Archivist, MARBL and 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…

Center for Democratic Renewal Records – “When Hate Groups Come to Town”

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…

First African American Reporter on Nashville Newspaper: Conserving His Scrapbook

By Kim Norman, Conservator, Emory University Libraries Preservation Office Rare scrapbooks that document African American life in the United States from 1890-1975 are being preserved with support through a “Save America’s Treasures” (SAT) grant. The project is a collaborative effort with the Emory University Preservation Office, Digitization Center, and the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book…