Desmond Tutu papers, 1999-2000

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/s8dqg

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tutu, Desmond.
Title: Desmond Tutu papers, 1999-2000
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 446
Extent: .2 cubic feet (1 box)
Abstract:This collection contains Desmond Tutu's correspondence from 1999-2000 while serving as a visiting faculty member at Candler School of Theology at Emory University.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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[after identification of item(s)], Desmond Tutu papers, MSS 446, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Emily Corbin, 2018.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Archbishop Desmond Tutu was born on October 7, 1931 in Klerksdorp, a city in northwest South Africa. In 1960 he was ordained as an Anglican priest. He went on to become a well-known South African Anglican cleric and theologian who was passionately served as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist. Tutu served as Bishop of Johannesburg from 1985 to 1986 and served as the Archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996. In both cases he was the first black male to serve in the positions. He went on to win the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains various correspondence from Archbishop Desmond Tutu's time as a visiting faculty member at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. The correspondence are dated between 1999 and 2000.

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Organized by date.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence,1999 May-1999 November
1 2 Correspondence,1999 December
1 3 Correspondence, 2000 February-2000 May
1 4 Correspondence, 2000 June-2000 July