MOUTON, W. OTIS, 1922-1992.
W. Otis and Felma Mouton papers, circa 1950-1992

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:/25593/8zpkm


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Mouton, W. Otis, 1922-1992.
Title: W. Otis and Felma Mouton papers, circa 1950-1992
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1077
Extent: .5 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of African American Baptists, W. Otis Mouton and his wife, Felma Mouton, including collected printed material, organizational records, and photographs.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Source

Purchase, 2007.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], W. Otis and Felma Mouton papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

W. Otis Mouton (1938-1992) and his wife, Felma (1915-2002) were members of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, an African American church in Oakland, California. Felma Mouton served as president of the Alameda County Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Both also served on the board of the Lottie Johnson Memorial Housing company.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the papers of W. Otis Mouton and his wife, Felma Mouton, including collected printed material, organizational records, and photographs. The printed material includes African American Baptist periodicals, in addition to memorial service and church programs relating to the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. The organizational records consists of booklets, conference material and retreat items collected during Felma Mouton's tenure as president of the Alameda County Woman's Christian Temperance Union. The collection also includes blank forms relating to Freemasonry, and records collected from the Lottie Johnson Memorial Housing Company.

Arrangement Note

Arranged and described at the file level by Kathleen Showmaker, 2018.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Alameda County Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, 1985, 1986, 1990 and undated
1 2 Alameda County Evangelical Released Time Education, Inc., 1986, 1992
1 3 Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, forms
1 4 Business cards and nametags
1 5 Checks written by Felma Mouton, 1995-1996
1 6 Correspondence, 1959, 1987, 1990, and undated
1 7 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Living the Dream National Day of Celebration, January 20, 1986
1 8 Envelopes
1 9 Lottie Johnson Memorial Housing, financial statements and independent auditor’s report, December 31, 1995
1 10 Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 1951, 1965, 1977, 1986, 1992, and undated
1 11 North Oakland Missionary Baptist Church, 87th anniversary, 1992
1 12 Notes, handwritten
1 13 Photographs, 1980, 1985, and 1990
1 14 Printed materials, including notes, 1962, 1964, 1983, 1992, and undated
1 15 Promissory note, 1990
1 16 Saint John Missionary Baptist Congress on Christian Education, 1965, 1973
1 17 School Advisory Council (SAC), King Estates Junior High, 1982
1 18 Signage, undated
1 19 Teacher Training (Christian education) class, course materials, 1978
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