Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection

Series 15: Memorabilia


Repository: Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center
Title: Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection next hit: Series 15: Memorabilia
Dates: 1910-1969, undated
Quantity: 10.5 linear feet
Identification: Series 15
Language: Materials are in English.

Scope and Contents of the Series

This series contains three dimensional objects and miscellaneous ephemera from the collection. Among the items included in the series are an American Tourister suitcase, embossed leather briefcase, two linen handkerchiefs, and assorted personal care items. There also are certificates, tickets, business cards, calendars, luggage tags, random notes, and blank papers. In addition, the series has a stapler, buttons, a sewing kit, armbands, a lock of hair, gum wrappers, and a travel album.


Arrangement of the Series

The series is arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access is restricted to digital surrogates available in Archives and Special Collections Department of the Robert W. Woodruff Library.

Restrictions on Use

All documents in this collection either are protected by copyright or are the property Morehouse College, and/or the copyright holder as appropriate. Permission to consult the previous hit Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection next hit does not automatically include permission to publish from the Collection. Permission to publish or quote from previously unpublished materials or from materials under copyright must first be obtained from the copyright holder. Requests for permission to publish any of Dr. King’s copyrighted speeches, sermons, books or other writings, in whole or in part, shall be addressed to Intellectual Properties Management, Inc., 449 Auburn Ave., Atlanta, Georgia, 30312.


Index Terms

Names

King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.

Document Types

Briefcases.
Business cards.
Calendars.
Certificates.
Equipment for personal use: grooming, hygiene and health care.
Memorabilia.
Suitcases.
Tickets.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Materials should be cited as: The previous hit Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection at the Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc. Researchers are encouraged to furnish the Archives with a copy of any publication that cites materials from the Collection.


Detailed Description of the Series

Series 15 Memorabilia 1910-1969, undated
Address List undated carbon copy, 1p
Albany Movement Certificate of Freedom 1962 November 16 document signed, 1p
Alka-Seltzer bottle undated
Originally found in briefcase.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Certificate 1966 May 11 document signed, 1p
American Airlines, Inc. undated envelope with annotations, 3pp
American Tourister Suitcase undated
Arthur L. Duggan (Federated Home & Mortgage Co. Inc.) undated business card, 1p
Bailey Theatre Season Pass 1964 document signed, 2pp
Bill Sanders (Fern Creek Baptist Church) undated business card, 1p
Processing Information:
This card was originally located between pages viii and ix of Henlee H. Barnette's Introducing Christian ethics , BS680 .E84 B37 1961.
Blank Blue Book Examination undated 12pp
Blank Ebenezer Baptist Church Stationary 1950s 2 sheets
Blank Hand Lined Paper undated 1p
Blank Index Card undated 1p
Blank Legal Pads undated 3 pads
Blank Martin Luther King, Jr. Stationary 1954-1959 1 sheet
Blank Note Pads undated 4 pads
Blank Paper undated 24 sheets
Blank Postcards undated 2 postcards
Blank Ruled Paper undated 61 sheets
Blank Things To Do... Pad undated 26pp
Blank Wide Ruled Loose Leaf Paper undated 2pp
Processing Information:
This sheet of paper was originally located between pages 138 and 139 of Render unto Caesar: a collection of sermon classics on all phases of religion in wartime , BR115 .W2 R43 1943.
Blotter Sheet undated 2pp
Processing Information:
This sheet was originally located between pages 184 and 185 of Lilia Mary Casis' El mundo español , PC4111 .C33 1947.
Blue Magic Shaving Powder bottle undated
Originally found in briefcase.
"Bob Purser and Conde Cheek" undated autograph note unsigned, 1p
Briefcase 1965 tan leather briefcase embossed with "M.L.K. Jr."
British Sterling Cologne for Men bottle undated
Originally found in American Tourister suitcase.
Brown Hayes Company Raffle Ticket undated printed document with annotations, 2pp
Processing Information:
This sheet was originally located between pages 184 and 185 of James Harvey Robinson's An introduction to the history of western Europe , D103 .R63 1934.
Brown plastic comb undated
Originally found in briefcase.
Calendar 1960 printed document, 14pp
Calendar page 1967 June printed document with annotation in unknown hand, 1p
Certificate Holder with Presidential Seal [empty] undated
Certified Brand Aspirin pill box undated
Originally found in briefcase.
Charles L. Warren (Council of Churches of Greater Washington) undated business card, 1p
Citizens Trust Company Christmas Club 1969 card, 2pp
Processing Information:
This card was originally located between pages 86 and 87 of A. Powell Davies' The meaning of the Dead Sea scrolls , BM487 .D38 1956.
Community of the Society of Brothers Pledge undated autograph manuscript unsigned with annotation in unknown hand, 3pp
Dental Record for Eugene Baxter undated card, 2pp
Processing Information:
This card was originally located inside the front cover of Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools , PS3531 .O752 S5 1962.
Discalced Carmelite Purgatorial Guild Certificate undated document signed with leatherette case, 3pp
Eastern Air Lines, Inc. Reboarding Pass undated printed document with annotation, 1p
Economy Envelopes Wrappers undated 3 printed documents, 3pp
Equality Buttons undated 4 buttons
Faberge's Men's Talcum Aphrodisia bottle undated
Originally found in briefcase.
First Joppa Missionary Baptist Church undated business card with annotation, 1p
Fragment of newspaper undated
Originally found in briefcase.
Georgia General Assembly Senate Guest Pass 1964 document signed, 1p
Ginning Ticket 1910 October 26 document signed, 1p
Processing Information:
This ticket was originally located between pages 260 and 261 of John Julius Dargan's School history of South Carolina , F269 .D21 1906.
Gloria Lyman Smiley's First Annual Dance Revue Tickets 1949 August 4 3 printed documents, 3pp
Processing Information:
These tickets were originally located between pages 210 and 211 of Render unto Caesar: a collection of sermon classics on all phases of religion in wartime , BR115 .W2 R43 1943.
Gum Wrapper undated
Processing Information:
This wrapper was originally located between pages 598 and 599 of Frank Abbott Magruder's American government: a textbook on the problems of democracy , JK274 .M32 1950.
Gum Wrappers undated 2 wrappers
Processing Information:
One wrapper was originally located between pages 262 and 263 and the other between pages 271 and 272 of Walter W. (Walter Wilson) Hart's Mathematics in action , QA36.5 .H3.
Handkerchiefs undated 2 white linen handkerchiefs, 1 embroidered with "C"
Originally found in American Tourister suitcase.
Harry Holloway (University of Oklahoma. Dept. of Government) undated business card with annotation, 1p
Howard University Annual Gandhi Memorial Lecture Ticket 1963 November 6 printed document, 1p
Independence Loose Leaf Filler Wrapper undated printed document, 1p
Processing Information:
This wrapper was originally located inside the front cover of George C. (George Clayton) Wood's Our environment: how we use and control it , QA161 .W6 1949.
International Ladies Garment Workers' Union Sewing Kit undated
"Joe Wright" undated autograph note unsigned, 1p
Processing Information:
This note was originally located inside the front cover of Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools , PS3531 .O752 S5 1962.
"Mrs. Jones" undated envelope with annotation, 1p
Lock of Hair undated
Processing Information:
This lock of hair was originally located between page 902 and 902 of the The Holy Bible: containing the old and new testaments and Dr. William Smith's Standard Bible dictionary: a history of all religious denomination; with revised new testaments , BS185 .H64 1816.
Martin Luther King, Sr. and Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)) undated 2 business cards, 2pp
Processing Information:
These cards were originally located inside the front cover of I. Garland (Irvine Garland) Penn's The united negro: his problems and his progress: containing the addresses and proceedings the Negro young people's Christian and educational congress, held August 6-11, 1902 , E184.5 .N44 1902.
Melvin Arnold (Harper & Brothers) undated business card, 1p
Processing Information:
This card was originally located before page XV of Francis J. (Francis Joseph) Grund's Aristocracy in America: from the sketch-book of a German nobleman , E165 .G91 1959.
Metal Button Covers undated 4 covers
National Library Bindery Co. undated form with annotations, 1p
Processing Information:
This form was originally located between page 830 and 831 of the Christian Century .
National Press Club Certificate of Appreciation 1962 July 19 document signed, 1p
Nifty Envelope Wrappers undated 2 printed documents, 2pp
Northeast Airlines, Inc. Luggage Tag undated card, 2pp
Northwest Orient Airlines, Inc. Luggage Tags undated 2 cards, 4pp
"Official" Armbands and Blank Name Badges undated 4 armbands and 65 badges with envelope
Our Travel Album 1958 booklet with annotation by [Alberta Williams King], 26pp
Parkway Drive-In Pharmacy Prescription Bottle for Martin Luther King, Jr. 1966 April 21
Originally found in briefcase.
Patient Introduction Care for Bessie Cox 1962 December 10 card, 1p
Processing Information:
This card was originally located inside the front cover of Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools , PS3531 .O752 S5 1962.
Patient Introduction Care for Mrs. Toni[?] Wynne 1962 October 30 card, 2pp
Processing Information:
This card was originally located inside the front cover of Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools , PS3531 .O752 S5 1962.
Penworthy Envelopes Wrapper undated printed document, 1p
Pink Gibson Lucite Hairbrush undated
Originally found in American Tourister suitcase.
Pink PRO-PHY-LAC-TIC Toothbrush undated
Originally found in American Tourister suitcase.
Play Money undated 9 printed documents, 18pp
Prenatal Instructions for Coretta Scott King undated pamphlet, 7pp
Presto Mini Stapler undated
Professional Secretaries Club Raffle Tickets 1962 January 18 15 printed documents with annotations, 16pp
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union Calendar 1968 printed document, 26pp
Schick Adjustable Razor undated
Originally found in American Tourister suitcase.
Scissors undated
Originally found in briefcase.
"See p. 270 ff" undated typed note unsigned, 1p
Processing Information:
This note was originally located inside of Inez Haynes Gillmore's Up hill with banners flying , JK1901 .G54 1964.
Social Security Documents circa 1966 empty envelope, 1p
South of Freedom Public Meeting Tickets 1964 October 7 2 printed documents, 4pp
Tooth Powder in plastic bottle with screw cap undated
Originally found in American Tourister suitcase.
Toothpaste tube screw cap undated
Originally found in American Tourister suitcase.
Torn Blank paper undated 1p
Processing Information:
This scrap of paper was originally located between pages 44 and 45 of Paul Hutchinson's 20 centuries of Christianity: a concise history , BR150 .H87 1959.
Tussy Cream Deodorant tub undated
Originally found in American Tourister suitcase.
Typewriter Correction Paper undated 2pp
Processing Information:
This scrap of paper was originally located between pages 174 and 175 of Stanley Fleishman's The new Civil Rights Act: what it means to you! , KF4750 .F53 1964.
Universal Coin Wrapper undated printed document, 1p
Vincent J. Giese (Fides Publishers Association) undated business card, 1p
Processing Information:
This scrap of paper was originally located inside the front cover of Mathew H. Ahmann's The new Negro , E185.6 A26 1961.
Walter H. Sanderson (Walter H. Sanderson Manufacturing Co. Inc.) undated business card with annotation, 1p
Yates & Milton Stores Prescription Bottle for Martin Luther King, Jr. 1966 March 26
Originally found in briefcase.