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Emory University.

Emory University desegregation collection, 1960-1994

2 linear ft. (3 boxes)

Emory University was officially desegregated in September of 1962 and admitted its first African American undergraduate in the fall of 1963. The collection consists of records documenting the process of desegregation and other events relating to racial issues at Emory. Included are documents summarizing the process of integration; copies of various statements issued by Emory faculty and students; a copy of the Petition for Declaratory Judgment and Injunction to the Superior Court of Dekalb County; accounts of activities surrounding campus racial protests that occurred in 1969 (print and audio); and information concerning more recent events that took place in the 1990s.

Repository: Emory University Archives

Emory University. Emory College of Arts and Sciences. Office of the Dean.

Dean of Emory College of Arts and Sciences records, 1919-1998

12.25 linear feet (24 boxes)

The collection contains records from the Office of the Dean of Emory College of Arts and Sciences, as well as materials related to Graduate School governance, such as annual reports, minutes, correspondence, faculty information, subject files, and visual materials. Notable topics and events represented in the collection include coeducation, racial integration, faculty member J. J. Altizer and his "God is Dead" theology, student protests and subsequent court trials in the 1970s, and departmental formations and reorganizations.

Repository: Emory University Archives

Parsons, Sara Mitchell, 1912-

Sara Mitchell Parsons papers, 1933-2002

1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes) and 2 oversized bound volume (OBV)

Papers of activist and author Sara Mitchell Parsons including correspondence, photographs, printed material, a scrapbook, and writings by Parsons.

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

Pitts v. Freeman school desegregation case files, 1969-1993

11.75 linear ft. (14 boxes)

Pitts v. Freeman school desegregation case files, consisting of material from the plaintiffs’ legal team, including legal memos, newspaper clippings, transcripts, expert reports, and other materials related to the case. The case concerned school desegration in the DeKalb County (Georgia) School System.

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

Scott, William H. (William Henry), 1848-1910.

William H. Scott family papers, 1848-1982

4.25 linear feet (9 boxes), 9 bound volumes (BV), 3 oversized papers boxes (OP), 1 extra-oversized (XOP)

Papers of William H. Scott, an African American Baptist minister and political activist, and his son William H. Scott, Jr. from 1848-1982, including correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, broadsides, sermons, writings, and other collected material.

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

Ward, Judson C.

Judson C. Ward office files, 1949-1979

9 linear ft. (18 boxes)

The collection includes files of Judson C. Ward kept during his tenure as Emory University Vice President and Dean of Faculties. Files relate to Emory schools and departments and to various aspects of University administration and planning, including desegregation and student unrest among other topics.

Repository: Emory University Archives

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