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DELAMOTTE, ROY C.
Roy C. and Araminta H. DeLamotte papers, circa 1930-2010

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/d4dvc

Collection Stored Off-Site

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: DeLamotte, Roy C.
Title: Roy C. and Araminta H. DeLamotte papers, circa 1930-2010
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1244
Extent: 45.75 linear ft. (47 boxes), 3 oversized papers (OP) and 2 oversized bound volumes (OBV)
Abstract:Papers of activist, author and minister Roy C. DeLamotte and his wife Araminta H. DeLamotte, including appointment books, correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, subject and research files, and some financial records.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Use copies have not been made for audiovisual material in this collection. Researchers must contact the Rose Library at least two weeks in advance for access to these items. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to audiovisual material.

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Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift 2012.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Roy C. and Araminta H. DeLamotte papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Roy C. DeLamotte (1918-2010), activist, author, educator and minister, was born in LeCompte, Louisiana. He attended Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi where he earned a BA in 1939. He also received a BD from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and a Ph.D. in world religions from Yale University. In 1949, he married Araminta Harper and the couple had two daughters, Eugenia and Rebecca.

DeLamotte pastored churches in Connecticut and Tennessee before joining Paine College in Augusta, Georgia as a professor of Bible, Ethics and World Religions. He was active with Amnesty International, and promoted social justice and racial equality throughout his life. He wrote two novels under the pseudonym Gregory Wilson, as well as several plays and scholarly works. He was also a frequent contributor of letters to the editor of the Augusta Chronicle.

DeLamotte died in 2010.

Roy C. DeLamotte (1918-2010), activist, author, educator and minister, was born in LeCompte, Louisiana. He attended Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi where he earned a BA in 1939. He also received a BD from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and a Ph.D. in world religions from Yale University. In 1949, he married Araminta Harper and the couple had two daughters, Eugenia and Rebecca.

DeLamotte pastored churches in Connecticut and Tennessee before joining Paine College in Augusta, Georgia as a professor of Bible, Ethics and World Religions. He was active with Amnesty International, and promoted social justice and racial equality throughout his life. He wrote two novels under the pseudonym Gregory Wilson, as well as several plays and scholarly works. He was also a frequent contributor of letters to the editor of the Augusta Chronicle.

DeLamotte died in 2010.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Roy C. and Araminta H. DeLamotte from circa 1930-2010, including appointment books, correspondence, some financial records, subject and research files, photographs, printed material, and writings by DeLamotte. Writings include drafts and completed manuscripts of his plays and sermons. Writings also include published and unpublished works of fiction and nonfiction.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Roy C. DeLamotte papers
Box Folder Content
1 - Subject files A-G
2 - Subject files H-Z, certificates, and disk indexes
3 - Address cards, correspondence, disk indexes, and letters to editors
4 - Correspondence, devotionals, and short stories
5 - Writings: Articles
6 - Medical and tax records
7 - Subject files
8 - Paine College Bulletin and subject files
9 - Paine College Bulletin and subject files on Africa
10 - Subject files on Africa and mysticism
11 - Subject files on mysticism
12 - Writings: Mysticism and B-E
13 - Writings: E-L
14 - Writings: L-P
15 - Writings: P-Q
16 - Writings: Q
17 - Writings: Q-V
18 - Writings: W-Y
19 - Writings: W-Y
20 - Writings: Y-Z
21 - Writings: Z; sermons
22 - Writings: sermons, sermon resources, and devotionals
23 - Writings: sermons, sermon resources, and devotionals
24 - Writings: sermons
25 - Writings: Sermons; Quest; Where Glory Waits; Jalaluddin Rumi: Songbird of Sufism Where Glory Waits; Jalaluddin Rumi: Songbird of Sufism
26 - Writings: Alien Christ; NateNate; Crusades research files NateNate; Crusades research files
27 - Writings: Crusades Research Files; Appointment Books
28 - Appointment books
29 - Correspondence, family
30 - Correspondence
31 - Writings: Crusades research files
32 - Writings: Crusades research files and Seminole research files
33 - Writings: Seminole research files
34 - Writings: Complete manuscripts and plays
35 - Disks
36 - Appointment books
37 - Writings: Complete manuscripts
38 - Writings: Complete manuscripts
39 - Correspondence and writings
40 - Manuscripts and writings
41 - Family papers
42 - Newspaper Articles, tearbooks, and writings
43 - Correspondence
44 - Audio recordings
45 - Audio and video recordings
46 - Correspondence, audio recordings, and index cards
47 - Floppy disks
OP1-3 - Oversized certificates, photos, posters
OBV2 - The Purple and White, Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi
OBV1 - Scrapbook
Araminta H. DeLamotte papers
38 - Biographical material and correspondence
43 - Mixed files, including clippings, correspondence, disks, and photographs
40 - Shorter College material
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