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…

NAACP and Membership

By Cheryl Oestreicher, Projet 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…

Emory Contributes to Digital Civil War Portal from ASERL

Emory Libraries has contributed 430 digital items/objects to the ASERL Civil War digital project.  The “Civil War & the American South:  Primary source materials from the Southeast’s leading research libraries.”  Emory's contributions to the site can be found under “MARBL” under “contributing institutions.”  You can limit your search to collections at select institutions, including our…

Archival Expedition: Part 3

By Dr. Amanda Golden, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Poetics at the Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry During the Spring 2011 semester, students in Dr. Golden's class completed a paper assignment using MARBL collections. Here, in the third of a three-part series of blog entries, she discusses her students' findings and what they learned…