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''Biographical sketch of Martin Luther King, Jr.''

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Document Date
[3/1961]
Genre
Document
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Typed
Document ID
610300-007
Document Date
[3/1961]
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 7
Genre
Document
Document Length
5 pp.
Dates
1/15/1929
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1958
1959
1961
5/15/1956
5/18/1956
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6/3/1957
6/28/1957
8/6/1957
11/21/1957
12/27/1957
1/9/1958
11/1960
2/2/1961
2/26/1961
3/1961
1950-1951
1952-1953
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
King, Alberta Williams
King, Martin Luther
King, Coretta Scott
King, Dexter
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar
Tillich, Paul
Wieman, Henry Nelson
Nkrumah, Kwame
Organizations
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Crozer Theological Seminary
University of Pennsylvania
Harvard University
Boston University
University of Chicago
Morgan State College
Central State College
Howard University
Lincoln University (Pa.)
University of Bridgeport
Montgomery Improvement Association
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Harper & Brothers
Christian Education Press
Stiles Hall University
Fisk University
Diggs Enterprises, Inc.
National Fraternal Council of Churches
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
Improved, Benevolent, Protective Order of Elks of the World. Grand Lodge
Dorie Miller Foundation
The Debonaires Club
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
Afro Arts Theatre
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Jesus Movement of Atlanta
Emancipation Association of Birmingham and Vicinity
Windy City Press Club
United Clubs, Inc.
Philadelphia Fellowship Commission
Brandeis University
Radio Station KXLW
Religion and Labor Foundation
Chicago Defender
National Conference on Social Welfare
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
Capital Press Club
Alabama Association of Women's Clubs
National Beauty Culturists' League (U.S.)
Roosevelt University
Cotillion Society
Guardian Association of Police Department of New York City
Georgia State Baptist Convention
Americans for Democratic Action
Chicago Conference for Brotherhood, Inc.
George W. Wingate High School
Bard College
Gallup, Inc.
Hotel & Club Employees Union Local 6 (New York, N.Y.)
Time Magazine
Link Magazine
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Montgomery, Ala.
New Delhi, India
Europe
Asia
South America
Africa
Ghana
Nashville, Tenn.
Detroit, Mich.
Birmingham, Ala.
Buffalo, N.Y.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Chicago, Ill.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Baltimore, Md.
New Orleans, La.
Waltham, Mass.
Chester, Pa.
Kansas City, Mo.
Saint Louis, Mo.
New York, N.Y.
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Biography
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Career in Ministry
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Education
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Honors
Other Topics
Who's Who in America
Stride Toward Freedom
The Measure of a Man
Crusader Without Violence
''A Comparison of God in the Thinking of Paul Tillich and Henry Nelson Wieman''
Code for Location of Original
ICHi
Location of Original
Chicago History Museum, Chicago, Ill.
Copy Location (1)
CSKC-INP, Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/29/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/13/1996
Date Updated
6/2/2015 1:37:30 PM
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Draft, Form letter to Friend of Freedom

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document600718-012
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[7/18/1960]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
600718-012
Document Date
[7/18/1960]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Draft
Status
Cal. 5
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
4 pp.
Names
Abernathy, Ralph [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.[Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Lowery, Joseph (Joseph E.) [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden) [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Montgomery (Ala.). City Commission
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--fund raising
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Trials, litigation, etc.
Sit-ins
Student movements
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Income taxes
Nonviolence
Other Topics
New York Times Company
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 19, folder 8
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/21/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
06/03/1991
Date Updated
10/8/2009 10:10:42 AM
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Draft, memo regarding direct action in Birmingham, Danville, and Montgomery

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Document Date
[10/9/1963-10/14/1963]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
631014-104
Document Date
[10/9/1963-10/14/1963]
Type of Writing
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Draft
Status
In Vol. 8
Place Written
[Atlanta, Ga.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
10 pp.
Dates
5/12/1963
9/15/1963
10/7/1963
10/14/1963
10/21/1963
10/22/1963
10/23/1963
10/28/1963
10/30/1963
10/31/1963
11/1/1963
11/4/1963
11/9/1963
11/11/1963
Names
Wesley, Cynthia Dianne
Collins, Addie Mae
McNair, Carol Denise
Robertson, Carole Rosamond
Ware, Virgil
Robinson, Johnny
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Bevel, James L. (James Luther)
Vivian, C. T. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Walker, Wyatt Tee [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Cotton, Dorothy F.
Lee, Bernard Scott
Young, Andrew [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Abernathy, Ralph
Gibson, John [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Middlebrook, Harold [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Organizations
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Birmingham (Ala.). City Council
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Danville Christian Progressive Association
Dan River Mills (Danville, Va.)
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Danville, Va.
Montgomery, Ala.
Chicago, Ill.
Los Angeles, Calif.
New York, N.Y.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--meetings
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--strategic planning
School integration
Birmingham, 1963
Civil rights demonstrations
Direct action
Police - Complaints against
Discrimination in Employment
Discrimination in public accommodations
Code for Location of Original
MCMLK-RWWL
Location of Original
Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library Archives and Special Collections, Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
6.1.0.1400
Copy Location (1)
MLKJP-GAMK, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Vault Box 9, folder 17
Copy Location (2)
DJG-GEU-S, David J. Garrow Collection, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.
Filing Info
Box 1.1, folder 1963 (II)
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
10/31/2003 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
3/21/2017 tenisha
Date Updated
3/21/2017 10:39:11 AM
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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Document Date
[7/1962]
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
620700-031
Document Date
[7/1962]
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Atlanta, Ga.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Dates
7/16/1962
7/9/1962
Names
Wallace, George C. (George Corley)
Organizations
First Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Places
Montgomery, Ala.
Topics
Voter registration
Civil rights
Direct action
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--meetings
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--organizational structure
Code for Location of Original
SCLCR-GAMK
Location of Original
Southern Christian Leadership Conference Records, 1954-1970, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 50, folder 29
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/8/2005 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
3/1/2012 jmkunz
Date Updated
6/2/2015 9:19:22 AM
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Form letter to Administration committee of Southern Christian Leadership Conference

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Document Date
12/11/1957
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
[Dexter Avenue Baptist Church]
Document ID
571211-001
Document Date
12/11/1957
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 4
Place Written
[Montgomery, Ala.]
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
1/19/1958
1/20/1958
Names
Simpkins, C. O.
Davis, A. L.
Smith, Kelly Miller
Steele, C. Kenzie
Augustine, Israel M.
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Williams, Samuel W.
Bunton, Henry Clay
Lowery, Joseph (Joseph E.)
Jemison, T. J. (Theodore Judson)
Abernathy, Ralph
Organizations
Ebenezer Baptist Church
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--meetings
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--staff
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 71A, folder 9A 3 of 4
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
1/28/1992 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
01/31/1992
Date Updated
1/30/2009 3:45:42 PM
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Form Letter to a Friend

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
West, Irene
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Document Date
11/5/1959
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
West, Irene
Author Affiliation
[Montgomery Improvement Association]
Document ID
591105-000
Document Date
11/5/1959
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Version
Copy
Status
Cal. 5
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
11/9/1959
Organizations
Regal Cafe
Topics
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Police - Complaints against
Afro-Americans - Economic conditions
Montgomery Improvement Association--meetings
Code for Location of Original
HG-GAMK
Location of Original
Hazel Gregory Papers, 1955-1965, Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/1/1988 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/11/1988
Date Updated
7/7/2009 3:23:30 PM
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Form letter to Brother

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Author
Dawkins, Maurice A.
Place Written
Los Angeles, Calif.
Document Date
1/23/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
Dawkins, Maurice A.
Author Affiliation
Western Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630123-005
Document Date
1/23/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Los Angeles, Calif.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Document Note
Enclosed in 630123-004.
Dates
1/30/1963
1/1/1963
Names
Stovall, Edward [Western Christian Leadership Conference]
King, Martin Luther, Jr. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Abernathy, Ralph [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Mitchell, Henry [Second Baptist Church (Fresno, Calif.)]
Odom, Ellis S.
Organizations
East Bay Ministerial Fellowship
Western Christian Leadership Conference
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Second Baptist Church (Fresno, Calif.)
Places
Denver, Colo.
Fresno, Calif.
Topics
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Boycotts
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Public Speaking
Code for Location of Original
MLKJP-GAMK
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 36, folder 8
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
11/14/2002 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
10/5/2010
10/5/2010 szwald
Date Updated
5/16/2017 4:08:04 PM
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Form Letter to Brother in Christ

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Document Date
12/3/1958
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
Document ID
581203-003
Document Date
12/3/1958
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
In Vol. 4
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
4 pp.
Document Note
Includes envelope, front and back. letter 2 pp.
Dates
1/1/1959
Names
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Hamilton, Walter L. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference]
Henderson, J. B.
McCall, S.C.
Smith, E.C. [Virigina Baptists State Convention]
Taylor, Robert L.
Abbot, William B.
Wyatt, Philip [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)]
Mason, Vivian Carter [National Council of Negro Women]
Boyle, Sarah-Patton
Owens, Hugo A.
Hairston, H.G.
Simmons, Joseph F.
West, Eugene
Organizations
Pilgrimage for Public Schools
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
United States. Supreme Court
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Virigina Baptists State Convention
National Council of Negro Women
Places
Richmond, Va.
Petersberg, Va.
Topics
School integration
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Martin Luther King, Jr.--membership in organizations
Youth March for Integrated Schools
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 73, folder 13 (1 of 3)
Copy Location (1)
BRP-DLC, Bayard Rustin Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Copy Location (2)
WTWC-NN-Sc, Wyatt Tee Walker Collection, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, New York, N.Y.
Filing Info
Box 1, folder 21
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/25/1991 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
12/27/1991
Date Updated
9/2/2015 10:00:35 AM
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Form letter to Friend

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document601230-002
Author
Abernathy, Ralph
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Document Date
12/30/1960
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
Abernathy, Ralph
Author Dates
1926-1990
Author Affiliation
Montgomery Improvement Association
Document ID
601230-002
Document Date
12/30/1960
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed with representation of author (Handwritten signature by author's representative)
Status
Cal. 5
Cal. 6
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
1 p.
Dates
12/1963
1/9/1961
Organizations
First Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
Topics
Montgomery Improvement Association--staff
Montgomery Improvement Association--organizational structure
Montgomery Improvement Association--meetings
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 30, folder 14
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
3/7/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
03/11/1996
Date Updated
10/29/2009 10:11:33 AM
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Form letter to Friend

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Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Document Date
5/30/1961
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
610530-001
Document Date
5/30/1961
Type of Writing
Typed
Handwritten -- other than author's hand
Document Type
Letter
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 7
Place Written
Montgomery, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
2 pp.
Names
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Abernathy, Ralph
Shuttlesworth, Fred L.
Lawson, James M.
Patterson, John Malcolm
Seay, S. S. (Solomon Snowden)
Walker, Wyatt Tee
Organizations
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
National Guard
United States. Supreme Court
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Nashville, Tenn.
Jackson, Miss.
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Travels - Fundraising
Freedom rides
Code for Location of Original
NAACPP-DLC
Location of Original
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Collection, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Location of Original - Detail
Group III-A213
Copy Location (1)
NAACPP-AF-DLC, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Collection, Group III, Series A, Administrative File, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Filing Info
digital folder 001473-019-0113
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/10/1994 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
08/12/1994
Date Updated
7/1/2015 10:06:50 AM
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