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DUNBAR, LESLIE.
Leslie Dunbar papers, circa 1946-2005

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dunbar, Leslie.
Title: Leslie Dunbar papers, circa 1946-2005
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 694
Extent: 14.5 linear feet (19 boxes) and 1 oversized papers box (OP)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of writer, consultant, educator Leslie Dunbar. The papers include correspondence, speeches and addresses, articles written by and about Dunbar, newspaper clippings, photographs, and printed material.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Boxes 4-6 and 15 are restricted.

Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access audiovisual materials in this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Source

Gift, 1991, with subsequent additions

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Leslie Dunbar papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by various staff; updated by Susan Potts McDonald, October 30, 2001


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Leslie Wallace Dunbar, writer, consultant, educator, was born January 27, 1921 in Lewisburg, West Virginia, the son of Marion Leslie and Minnie Lee Crickenberger Dunbar. He was a graduate of Cornell University (M.A., 1946, and Ph.D., 1948).

Dunbar served as a political science professor at Emory University (1948-1951), Mt. Holyoke College (1955-1958) and the University of Arizona (1981). He became chief of community affairs at the Savannah River Plant AEC (1951-1954), served first as director of research (1958-1961) and then executive director (1961-1965) of the Southern Regional Council, and executive director and secretary of the Field Foundation (1965-1980). Dunbar is a member of the board of directors of Village of Pelham (NY) Library Board (1980-1984), Children's Foundation (1980-1986), Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (1987- ), Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (1976-1987), Field Foundation (1978-1980), Minority Rights Group, NYC (1980-1985), Center National Security Studies (1980-1987), Amnesty International/U.S.A. (1984-1986), Winston Foundation for World Peace (1985- ), Voter Education Project (1987- ), and Ruth Mott Fund (1988- ).

As an author, Dunbar has published several books: A Republic of Equals (1966), The South of the Near Future (1980), Minority Report: How Our Social-Welfare Policies Don't Work and What We Can Do About Them (1984), The Common Interest: How Our Social-Welfare Policies Don't Work and What We Can Do About Them (1988), and Reclaiming Liberalism (1991). He also serves as book review editor for Southern Changes (1989- ).

Dunbar married Peggy Rawls, July 5, 1942 and is the father of two children.

Leslie Wallace Dunbar, writer, consultant, educator, was born January 27, 1921 in Lewisburg, West Virginia, the son of Marion Leslie and Minnie Lee Crickenberger Dunbar. He was a graduate of Cornell University (M.A., 1946, and Ph.D., 1948).

Dunbar served as a political science professor at Emory University (1948-1951), Mt. Holyoke College (1955-1958) and the University of Arizona (1981). He became chief of community affairs at the Savannah River Plant AEC (1951-1954), served first as director of research (1958-1961) and then executive director (1961-1965) of the Southern Regional Council, and executive director and secretary of the Field Foundation (1965-1980). Dunbar is a member of the board of directors of Village of Pelham (NY) Library Board (1980-1984), Children's Foundation (1980-1986), Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (1987- ), Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (1976-1987), Field Foundation (1978-1980), Minority Rights Group, NYC (1980-1985), Center National Security Studies (1980-1987), Amnesty International/U.S.A. (1984-1986), Winston Foundation for World Peace (1985- ), Voter Education Project (1987- ), and Ruth Mott Fund (1988- ).

As an author, Dunbar has published several books: A Republic of Equals (1966), The South of the Near Future (1980), Minority Report: How Our Social-Welfare Policies Don't Work and What We Can Do About Them (1984), The Common Interest: How Our Social-Welfare Policies Don't Work and What We Can Do About Them (1988), and Reclaiming Liberalism (1991). He also serves as book review editor for Southern Changes (1989- ).

Dunbar married Peggy Rawls, July 5, 1942 and is the father of two children.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Leslie Dunbar from circa 1946-2005. The papers include correspondence, speeches and addresses, articles written by and about Dunbar, newspaper clippings, photographs, and printed material. The materials document his involvement in a variety of organizations including the Southern Regional Council, Field Foundation, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, Amnesty International, and the Center for Defense Information.

Arrangement Note

Generally arranged by record type.


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Container List

Writings, Papers Presented, and Addresses by Leslie Dunbar [For other writings and addresses by Leslie Dunbar SEE ALSO National Committee in Support of Community-based Organizations: Reports and Southern Regional Council: Annual meetings addresses]
Box Folder Content
1 1 Writings: [1948-1951?], 1950, 1956
1 2 Writings: 1961, [1964-1965?], 1967-1968, 1977-1978, 1981-1982, 1984, 1988, no date
1 3 Writings: "Southern Teaching Program 1964", 29 Jan 1965
1 4 Clippings, 1963, no date
1 5 Editorials and responses, 1980-1981, no date
1 6 Writings: Book reviews, 1987
1 7 Papers presented: National Conference on Black-Jewish Relations: "The Old Union, and the New", 6-7 Apr 1989
1 8 Papers presented: 1957, 1959
1 9 Address: Earlham College Convocation: "Civil Disobedience", 7 Feb 1961
1 10 Meeting notes, 1967
Materials about Leslie Dunbar
1 11 Reviews of Dunbar's work, 1966, 1984
1 12 Programs: Dunbar as participant, 1959-1960, 1962-1963, 1965, 1968-1969, 1981, no date
1 13 Clippings about Dunbar, 1963-1964, 1967, no date
1 14 Memorabilia, 1962, no date
1 15 Memorabilia
Correspondence and Memoranda
1 16 1964-1970, 1972, 1976-1978
1 17 1980-1983, 1985-1987, 1991
Field Foundation
2 1 Memoranda, no date
2 2 "Statement on the Death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.", 5 Apr 1968
2 3 Clippings, 1965-1966, 1970-1972
The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
2 4 Newsletter: "The View From Hyde Park", 1989-1991
2 5 Printed material, 1989, no date
National Committee in Support of Community-based Organizations
2 6 Correspondence, 1981-1983
2 7 Report: "Sumter County Blues", no date
Pelham Forum for Education
2 8 Correspondence, 1972
Southern Regional Council
2 9 Remarks by Leslie W. Dunbar, 21 Nov 1964
2 10 Annual meeting address by Leslie Dunbar: "Human Rights and the South", 3 December 1977
2 11 News release, 1961
2 12 Reports, 1962
2 13 Special report: "Law Enforcement in Mississippi"
2 14 Special report: "The Freedom Ride, May 1961"
2 15 Printed material: "Home Record", Jul 1987
2 16 Clippings, 1962-1967
2 17 Annual meeting address by Leslie Dunbar, 9 Nov 1991
Writings by Others
2 18 "The Will to Survive" by Anthony Dunbar, Jun 1969
2 19 Collected writings, 1967-1968, 1976, 1978, 1981-1982
2 20 Collected writings, 1988, 1990, no date
Collected Printed Material and Clippings
3 1 Katallagette, 1971, 1974, 1984, 1987
3 2 "The Nation", 21 Jun 1966
3 3 "Report of the Twentieth Annual National Civil Liberties Clearing House Conference", Mar 1968
3 4 "Southern Coalition on Jails and Prisons Report", September 1974
3 5 "The Trumpet of Conscience", 1990 winter
3 6 Miscellaneous printed material
3 7 Clippings
Collected Material
3 8 Wiley Austin Branton's death, 1988
3 9 George McMillan's death, 1987
3 10 Collected programs, 1967-1968, 1971, 1983
4-6 RESTRICTED MATERIAL
ADDITIONS
7 1 Interview, December 18, 1978
7 2 Writings about Leslie Dunbar: mentioned
7 3 Writings about Leslie Dunbar
Writings by Leslie Dunbar
7 4 Book reviews
7 5 Editorials, letters to editors
7 6 Eulogies
7 7 Manuscripts
7 8 Published articles
7 9 Published articles
7 10 Speeches, 1957-1974
7 11 Speeches, 1975-present
7 12 Statements
Correspondence
7 13 n.d.
7 14 1940s
7 15 1948
7 16 1949
7 17 1950s
7 18 1950
7 19 1951
7 20 1952
7 21 1953
7 22 1954 (1 of 2)
7 23 1954 (2 of 2)
7 24 1955
7 25 1956
7 26 1957
8 1 1958
8 2 1961
8 3 1963
8 4 1964
8 5 1965 (concerning resignation from SRC)
8 6 1965
8 7 1966 (1 of 2)
8 8 1966 (2 of 2)
8 9 1967 (1 of 2)
8 10 1967 (2 of 2)
8 11 1968
8 12 1969
8 13 1970
8 14 1971
8 15 1972
8 16 1973
8 17 1974
8 18 1975 (1 of 2)
8 19 1975 (2 of 20
8 20 1976
8 21 1977 (1 of 2)
8 22 1977 (2 of 2)
8 23 1978 (1 of 2)
8 24 1978 (2 of 2)
8 25 1979 (1 of 2)
9 1 1979 (2 of 2)
9 2 1980 (1 of 4)
9 3 1980 (2 of 4)
9 4 1980 (3 of 4)
9 5 1980 (4 of 4)
9 6 1981 (1 of 2)
9 7 1981 (2 of 2)
9 8 1982 (1 of 3)
9 9 1982 (2 of 3)
9 10 1982 (3 of 3)
9 11 1983 (1 of 2)
9 12 1983 (2 of 2)
9 13 1984 (1 of 2)
9 14 1984 (2 of 2)
9 15 1985
9 16 1986
9 17 1987
9 18 1988 (1 of 2)
9 19 1988 (2 of 2)
10 1 1989 (1 of 4)
10 2 1989 (2 of 4)
10 3 1989 (3 of 4)
10 4 1989 (4 of 4)
10 5 1990s (merge into other 1990 files)
10 6 1990 (1 of 3)
10 7 1990 (2 of 3)
10 8 1990 (3 of 3)
10 9 1991 (1 of 2)
10 10 1991 (2 of 2)
10 11 1992 (1 of 2)
10 12 1992 (2 of 2)
10 13 1993 (1 of 4)
10 14 1993 (2 of 4)
11 1 1990-1994 (1 of 3)
11a 1994 (2 of 3) - 2005, no date
Organizations
12 1 American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty, 1975-1976
12 2 Amnesty, 1971-1973
12 3 Amnesty, 1971-1977
12 4 Carnegie Corporation of New York, Gunnar Myrdal’s An American Dilemma Revisited, 1983-1985
12 5 Faith and Politics Institute
12 6 Field Foundation, Annual Reports, 1966-1979
12 7 Field Foundation
12 8 Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, Correspondence, 1975-1989
12 9 Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, Newspaper clippings, 1987-1988
12 10 Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, Published material,
12 11 National Conference of Catholic Bishops
12 12 North Carolina Council of Churches
12 13 Ruth Mott Fund
12 14 Southern Coalition on Jails and Prisons, 1974-1976
12 15 Southern Regional Council, Annual reports, 1961-1964
12 16 Southern Regional Council, Special reports
12 17 Southern Regional Council, Misc. publications
12 18 Southern Regional Council, New South
12 19 Southern Regional Council, Southern Changes
12 20 Southern Regional Council, Voter Education Project, VEP News
12 21 Watts Street Baptist Church
12 22 Winston Foundation for World Peace
Misc. Articles
13 1 no date
13 2 1960s
13 3 1970s
13 4 1980s
13 5 1990-1995
13 6 1996
Writings by Others
13 7 General
13 8 General
13 9 American Civil issues
13 10 Biographical statements
13 11 European issues
13 12 Religion
Unprocessed Additions
14 Audio-visual material
14 Unprocessed additions
15 RESTRICTED MATERIAL
16 Unprocessed additions
OP1 1 Unprocessed additions (includes photographs)
17 Unprocessed additions
18 Unprocessed additions [2002-12-01]
18 Where We Stand: Voices of Southern Dissent, correspondence, book reviews etc., 2003-2004 [2004-12-04]
19 Unprocessed additions [2003-07-01]
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