Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr., Collection

Series 2: Writings By Martin Luther King, Jr.


Repository: Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center
Title: Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection next hit: Series 2: Writings By Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dates: circa 1947-1968
Quantity: 6 linear feet
Identification: Series 2
Language: Materials are in English.

Scope and Contents of the Series

The series is comprised of manuscripts (circa 1947-1968) for works written by Martin Luther King, Jr., including sermon material from his time as a student at Boston University as well as his employment as minister for Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, AL, and Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA; speeches written and delivered in his capacity as a leader of the Civil Rights Movement, and president of the Montgomery Improvement Association and Southern Christian Leadership Conference; articles on religion, race and politics written for various publications; statements to the press on events in the Civil Rights Movement, and reports on racial matters in the United States; notes and fragments of unidentified material. Multiple drafts are frequent. All interviews with Dr. King can be found in the Series 3: Writings by Others, under the name of the interviewer or publication.


Arrangement of the Series

The series is organized into six subseries: 1. Books; 2. Sermons; 3. Speeches; 4. Articles; 5. Statements and Reports; 6. Notes, fragments and other materials. Each subseries is arranged alphabetically by title, except for "Books", which is divided into sub-subseries by title of the book, and then arranged chronologically.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access is restricted to digital surrogates available in the 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 Permission to publish or quote from previously unpublished materials or from materials under copyright must first be obtained from the copyright holder.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.


Related Material

Newsprint and oversize items separated to appropriate housing.


Index Terms

Names

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.

Organizations

Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.)
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Harper & Brothers
Harper & Row, Publishers

Subjects

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. I have a dream.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. Letter from Birmingham Jail.

Places

Atlanta (Ga.)
Birmingham (Ala.)
Montgomery (Ala.)

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 2 Writings by Martin Luther King, Jr. circa 1947-1968
Subseries 2.1 Books circa 1957-1968 1 linear foot
Scope and Content
The subseries includes manuscripts for books written by Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as correspondence between King and his publishers, advertising material and reprints of various chapters (1957-1968).
Arrangement
The subseries is organized into five subseries alphabetically by book title: Strength to Love; Stride Toward Freedom; The Trumpet of Conscience; Where Do We Go from Here?; Why We Can't Wait. Materials within each subsubseries are arranged chronologically. Drafts of book chapters are arranged in the order of publication.
Subsubseries 2.1.1: Strength to Love circa 1961-1963
2.1.1.10 Correspondence with Harper & Brothers regarding Strength to Love 1961 June-1963 August typed letters with annotations and typed letters signed with annotations, 60pp
2.1.1.20 Arnold, Melvin, to Martin Luther King, Jr.: letter and report by Charles Wallis 1962 October 5 typed letter signed and annotated and typed document, 7pp
2.1.1.30 "Preface" circa 1962-1963 autograph manuscript unsigned with shorthand annotations by Dora E. McDonald, 3pp
2.1.1.40 "A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart": draft circa 1962-1963 autograph manuscript unsigned, 26pp
2.1.1.45 "Confrontation, As An Antidote for Fear"/"Courage, As An Antidote for Fear" circa 1963 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.1.1.50 "On Being a Good Neighbor": draft circa 1962-1963 autograph manuscript unsigned, 32pp
2.1.1.60 "Loving Your Enemies": draft circa 1962-1963 autograph manuscript unsigned, 20pp
2.1.1.70 "Our God is Able": draft circa 1962-1963 autograph manuscript unsigned, 27pp
2.1.1.80 "Dedication and Preface": draft circa 1962-1963 typed manuscript unsigned and carbon copy with annotations, 4pp
2.1.1.90 "Dedication and Preface": draft circa 1962-1963 carbon copy, 3pp
2.1.1.100 "A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart": draft circa 1962-1963 carbon copy, 10pp
2.1.1.110 "Shattered Dreams": draft circa 1962-1963 carbon copy with annotations, 12pp
2.1.1.120 "Antidotes for Fear": draft circa 1962-1963 carbon copy with annotations, 13pp
2.1.1.130 "Antidotes for Fear": draft page circa 1962-1963 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 1p
2.1.1.140 "The Answer to a Perplexing Question": draft circa 1962-1963 carbon copy with annotations, 17pp
2.1.1.150 "Carbon Copies of Final Draft" circa 1962-1963 carbon copies with annotations, 153pp
2.1.1.170 "Strength to Love": draft circa 1963 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations by Martin Luther King, Jr. and others, 202pp
2.1.1.210 "Notes": draft of footnotes circa 1963 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations in another hand, 1p
2.1.1.220 "A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart" circa 1963 photocopy of typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.1.1.230 "On Being a Good Neighbor" circa 1963 photocopy of typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 1p
2.1.1.240 "A Knock at Midnight" circa 1963 photocopy of typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.1.1.250 "The Man Who Was a Fool" 1963 photocopy of typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.1.1.260 "The Death of Evil Upon the Seashore" 1963 photocopy of typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.1.1.270 "Three Dimensions of a Complete Life" 1963 photocopy of typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.1.1.280 "What is Man?" circa 1963 photocopy of typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.1.1.290 "How Should a Christian View Communism" 1963 photocopy of typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.1.1.300 "Our God is Able" 1963 photocopy of typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.1.1.310 "The Answer to a Perplexing Question" 1963 photocopy of typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.1.1.320 "Paul's Letter to American Christians" 1963 photocopy of typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 1p
2.1.1.330 "Transformed Nonconformist": page torn from published version of Strength to Love 1963 book page with annotations, 2pp
2.1.1.340 "Harper Religious Books, Spring 1963": catalog, including Strength to Love 1963 booklet, 2pp [pages 8-9; 3 copies]
2.1.1.350 Order form 1963 ephemera, 2pp
2.1.1.360 "Book Review Digest": review of Strength to Love 1963 mimeograph, 2pp
2.1.1.370 "How Should a Christian View Communism?" 1963 reprint, 8pp
Subsubseries 2.1.2: Stride Toward Freedom circa 1957-1964
2.1.2.10 Correspondence regarding Stride Toward Freedom 1957-1958 1963 2 typed letters signed and 1 carbon copy, 3pp
2.1.2.20 "Where Do We Go from Here?": draft circa 1957-1958 typed manuscript unsigned, 8pp [pages 13-20 only]
2.1.2.30 "Notes from Dr. Reddick to Dr. King on the book" 1958 typed document, 3pp
2.1.2.40 Revisions: notes on pages torn from published version of Stride Toward Freedom circa 1958 book pages with annotations, 4pp
2.1.2.50 "Martin Luther King, Jr., Launches Savings Campaign": article in At Your Service 1960 April newsletter, 2pp
2.1.2.60 Royalty statement: Harper & Row, Publishers 1962 December 31 report, 1p
2.1.2.70 "Office Information": Harper & Row, Publishers 1963 February 1 typed document with annotations, 4pp
2.1.2.80 Book jacket circa 1964 4pp
Subsubseries 2.1.3: The Trumpet of Conscience 1968
2.1.3.10 Galley proofs circa 1968 January galleys with annotations, 21pp
2.1.3.20 Galley proofs circa 1968 May galleys with annotations, 12pp
2.1.3.30 Galley proofs circa 1968 May galleys, 45pp [2 copies]
Subsubseries 2.1.4: Where Do We Go From Here? circa 1966-1968
2.1.4.10 Where Do We Go From Here?: Chaos or Community: outline 1966 December 17 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 1p
2.1.4.20 Where Do We Go From Here?: Chaos or Community: outline 1966 December 17 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp [4 copies]
2.1.4.30 "Black Power": draft circa 1967-1968 carbon copy, 18pp [2 copies]
2.1.4.40 "The Dilemma of White America": early draft of "Racism and the White Backlash" with letter to Hermoine Popper 1967 typed letter signed and photostat, 61pp
2.1.4.50 "The Dilemma of Negro Americans": draft circa 1967-1968 carbon copy and photostat with annotations, 49pp
2.1.4.60 "The Large House": early draft of "The World House" circa 1967-1968 carbon copy with annotations, 26pp [pages 1-20, 27-32]
2.1.4.70 "The World House": draft fragment circa 1967-1968 carbon copy, 1p
2.1.4.75 "The World House": notes on page 180 removed from published edition of Where Do We Go From Here? 1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.1.4.80 "Ex Libris": advertisement in The New York Times 1967 March 26 newspaper supplement, 2pp [2 copies]
2.1.4.90 Correspondence regarding Where Do We Go From Here? 1967 February-September typed letters unsigned, typed letters signed, news clippings and photostats, 22pp
2.1.4.100 Review clippings 1967 April, June-July photostat, photocopy and newspaper clippings, 24pp
2.1.4.110 "Harper and Row Preview" 1967 May-June pamphlet, 6pp
2.1.4.120 Press releases 1967 May 29, 1967 June 19 2 typed document with annotations, 2pp
2.1.4.130 Advertisement clippings 1967 June-July newspaper and photostat clippings, 11pp
2.1.4.140 Book order receipts from Harper & Row 1967 June-August 5 bills, 4 envelopes
2.1.4.150 Advertisement proof circa 1967 July proof with annotations, 1p
Subsubseries 2.1.5: Why We Can't Wait
2.1.5.10 "The Days to Come": draft inserts circa 1963-1964 mimeograph with annotations, 4pp
2.1.5.20 "Why We Cannot Wait": early draft of introduction circa 1963 typed manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.1.5.30 "Introduction": draft circa 1963-1964 carbon copy with annotations, 4pp
2.1.5.40 "The Days to Come": draft circa 1964 carbon copy, 1p
2.1.5.50 Why We Can't Wait : final draft circa 1963-1964 sketches and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 205pp
2.1.5.90 "Photographs and captions": draft circa 1963-1964 galleys and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 6pp
2.1.5.100 "Style Sheet" circa 1963-1964 typed document with annotations, 1p
2.1.5.110 "Acknowledgments and Dedication": final draft circa 1963-1964 mimeograph, 2pp
2.1.5.120 "Interview Questions for Television Appearance" circa 1964 June 8 typed document with annotations, 3pp [2 copies]
2.1.5.130 "Harper Religious Books": catalog with listing for Why We Can't Wait 1964 booklet, 2pp [pages 8-9]
2.1.5.135 Advertisement from Book Buyer's Guide 1964 April magazine clipping, 1p
2.1.5.138 "From a Review...in Quaker Life..." circa 1964 September carbon copy, 1p
2.1.5.140 "Memorandum of Agreement": contract for translation and publication of Why We Can't Wait in Polish 1965 October 21 contract, signed, 3pp
Subseries 2.2 Sermons circa 1954-1968 3 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The subseries includes manuscripts, notes and outlines for sermons written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Arrangement
The subseries is arranged alphabetically by title.
2.2.0.10 "Accepting Responsibility for Your Actions" 1953 July 26 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 5pp
2.2.0.20 "Advance Excerpts, Sermon of Dr. Martin Luther King": Antioch Baptist Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.) 1963 June 30 carbon copy with annotations in another hand, 3pp
2.2.0.30 "All That We Are, We Owe": outline circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.40 "Be Ye Perfect" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.50 "Beyond Condemnation": partial outline circa 1954 November autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.60 "Beyond Condemnation": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) circa 1954 November autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
2.2.0.70 "But, If Not": notes on version of Ebenezer Baptist Church newsletter circa 1964 March autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.80 "But, If Not": outline circa 1964 March autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
2.2.0.90 "The Call of Christ/Follow Me" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.100 "The Challenge of the Book of Jonah": notecards circa 1951-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.2.0.110 "Choose Life": outline circa 1966 March autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.120 "Christ, the Center of Our Faith": outline circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.130 "Christ, Our Starting Point": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1958 December 21 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.140 "Civilization's Great Need": draft circa 1949 typed manuscript unsigned, 2pp
See also earlier notes on "Civilization's Great Need" in Subseries 5.2.: Education Materials: Crozer Theological Seminary.
2.2.0.150 "Civilization's Great Need": draft 1949 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
See also earlier notes on "Civilization's Great Need" in Subseries 5.2.: Education Materials: Crozer Theological Seminary.
2.2.0.160 "Communism's Challenge to Christianity": outline 1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.2.0.170 "Communism's Challenge to Christianity" 1953 August 9 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.2.0.180 "Conditions for Entering the Kingdom": outline circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.190 "The Conflict in Human Nature": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1959 August 16 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
See also outline of this sermon written in Horns and Halos .
2.2.0.200 "A Constructive Use of the Sense of Shame": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1955 January 1 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.210 "Cooperative Competition/Noble Competition" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.220 "Creating the Abundant Life": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala) 1954 September 26 autograph manuscript unsigned, 9pp
See also an earlier version of this sermon titled "A Moment of Difficult Decision" in this subseries.
2.2.0.230 "The Crisis in the Modern Family": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1955 May 8 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 8pp
2.2.0.240 "The Danger of Misguided Goodness": outline circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.250 "The Death of Evil Upon the Seashore": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1955 July 24 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 8pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.260 "The Death of Evil Upon the Seashore": Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, N.Y.) 1956 May 17 typed manuscript unsigned, 7pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.270 "The Death of Evil Upon the Seashore": Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, N.Y.) 1956 May 17 carbon copy, 7pp [3 copies]
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.280 "The Death of Evil Upon the Seashore": Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, N.Y.) 1956 May 17 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 7pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.290 "The Death of Evil Upon the Seashore": Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, N.Y.) 1956 May 17 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.300 "The Death of Evil Upon the Seashore": monograph, Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, N.Y.) 1956 May 17 booklet, 5pp [15 copies]
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.310 "The Dimensions of a Complete Life": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) circa 1954 January autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
See also another version of this sermon entitled "The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life" in this subseries.
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.320 "The Dimensions of a Complete Life": Dillard University (New Orleans, La.) 1959 May 31 typed manuscript unsigned, 12pp
See also another version of this sermon entitled "The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life" in this subseries.
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.330 "Discerning the Signs of History": notecard circa 1955 June autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.340 "Discerning the Signs of History": outline circa 1955 June autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.2.0.350 "Discerning the Signs of History": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1955 June 26 typed manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.360 "The Distinctions in God's Creation" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.370 "Divine and Human Mutuality/Man's Helplessness Without God" circa 1959 August autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
2.2.0.380 "The Drum Major Instinct": outline circa 1968 February autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.390 "The Drum Major Instinct": copy of poem "One Solitary Life" circa 1968 carbon copy, 1p
2.2.0.400 "The Drum Major Instinct": notes circa 1968 autograph manuscript unsigned in another hand, 1p
2.2.0.405 "Eternal Life": notecard circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.410 "The Eternal Significance of Christ": outline circa 1948-1964 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.420 "The Eternality of God Versus the Temporality of Men" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.430 "Ezekiel 22:30" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.440 "Facing Life's Inescapables" circa 1949 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
See also notes and earlier version of "Facing Life's Inescapables" in Subseries 5.2.: Education Materials: Crozer Theological Seminary.
2.2.0.450 "Faith in Man": outline circa 1956 February 26 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.460 "Faith in Man": outline circa 1956 February 26 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.470 "False Gods We Worship": components of sermon "On Worshiping False Gods" circa 1955 January 1 autograph manuscript unsigned and 1 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 10pp
2.2.0.480 "Father Forgive Them" undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.490 "The Fellow Who Stayed at Home" 1956 October autograph manuscript unsigned and loose book pages with annotations, 6pp
See also the sermon entitled "That Fellow Who Stayed Home" by J. Wallace Hamilton, in Horns and Halos .
2.2.0.500 "Finding God: O That I Knew Where to Find Him!" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
2.2.0.510 "First Things First" 1953 August 2 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
See also a similar version entitled "God's Kingdom First" in this subseries.
2.2.0.520 "Fleeing From God": outline circa 1956 April autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.530 "Fleeing From God" circa 1956 April 29 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.540 "The Foolishness of Preaching": notecard circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.550 "For All-A Non-Segregated Society": outline circa 1956 September autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.560 "For All- A Non-Segregated Society": draft on verso of press release circa 1956 September autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
2.2.0.570 "For All...A Non-Segregated Society, A Message for Race Relations Sunday": issued by the National Council of Churches 1957 February 10 pamphlet, 4pp
2.2.0.575 "Fruitful Tension" circa 1952-1960 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.580 "Garden of Gethsemane": notecards circa 1957 April 4 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.2.0.590 "Getting Caught in the Negative/The Peril of Emphasizing a Negative/Accentuating the Positive" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.600 "God In History": outline circa 1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.610 "God the Inescapable": notecards circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.620 "God Is Light" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.630 "The God That Jesus Revealed": notecard circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.640 "God Is a Spirit": notes circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.650 "God's Judgement on Western Civilization" notes circa 1957 March autograph manuscript unsigned, 10pp
2.2.0.660 "God's Judgement on Western Civilization": notes II circa 1957 March autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.670 "God's Kingdom First" 1953 August 2 typed manuscript unsigned, 3pp
See also a similar sermon entitled "First Things First" in this subseries.
2.2.0.680 "God's Love": notecards circa 1954 September autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.690 "God's Love": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1954 September 3 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.700 "God's Relation to the World": notes circa 1951-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
See also "The Philosophy of Life Undergirding Christianity and the Christian Ministry" in Subseries 5.2: Education Materials: Crozier Theological Seminary.
2.2.0.710 "God's Relation to the World": outline circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.720 "Going Forward By Going Backward": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1954 April 4 carbon copy, 6pp [3 copies]
2.2.0.730 "The Good Samaritan": outline circa 1963 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.740 "The Good Samaritan": outline, Ebenezer Baptist Church, (Atlanta, Ga.) 1966 August 28 autograph and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 11pp
2.2.0.750 "How To Believe in a Good God in the Midst of Glaring Evil" circa 1956 January autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.2.0.760 "How To Deal with Grief and Disappointment": outline circa 1965 May autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.770 "Human Freedom and Divine Grace" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.780 "The Human Tension": outline undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
See also a later version titled "Man's Sin and God's Grace" in this subseries.
2.2.0.790 "I Sat Where They Sat" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.800 "If": sermon outline on verso of church document circa 1960 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.810 "I'm Going To: Procrastination": outline on verso of report circa 1959 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.820 "The Impassable Gulf (The Parable of Dives and Lazarus)": notes circa 1955 October autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.830 "The Impassable Gulf (The Parable of Dives and Lazarus)": draft circa 1955 October autograph manuscript unsigned, 14pp
2.2.0.840 "The Impassable Gulf (The Parable of Dives and Lazarus)": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1955 October 2 typed manuscript unsigned, 7pp
2.2.0.850 "The Impassable Gulf (The Parable of Dives and Lazarus)" 1955 October 2 carbon copy with annotations, 7pp
2.2.0.860 "Interruptions: A Man from Poorlock" circa 1968 January 21 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.870 "Invocation at Funeral of John Wesley Dobbs": draft, Big Bethel AME Church (Atlanta, Ga.) circa 1961 September 2 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
2.2.0.880 "Is It Unchristian to Judge Others?": notes circa 1966 July autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.890 "Is It Unchristian to Judge Others?": outline circa 1966 July autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.900 "It's Hard to Be a Christian": draft, Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery, AL circa 1956 February 2 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
2.2.0.910 "[Jesus was prescribing...]": outline circa 1963-1964 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
2.2.0.920 "Keep Moving from that Mountain": outline, Founder's Day Address, Spelman College (Atlanta, Ga.) circa 1960 April 10 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.930 "The Kingdom as Present and Yet to Come" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.940 "A Knock at Midnight": outline circa 1958 October autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.950 "A Knock at Midnight": draft circa 1959 July autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
See also Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Writings by Martin Luther King, Jr.: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.960 "A Knock at Midnight": notes on speech by D.T. Niles circa 1960 April typed document with annotations, 8pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.970 "A Knock at Midnight": outline circa 1964 August autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.980 "The Law of Spiritual Accumulation" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.990 "Levels of Love": notes circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.1000 "Levels of Love": outline circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.1010 "Looking Beyond Your Circumstances": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) circa 1955 September 18 autograph manuscript unsigned, 13pp
2.2.0.1020 "Love in Action": draft circa 1960 April autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1030 "Love in Action" circa 1960 April autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1040 "Love, the Only Force": outline, with unidentified outline and notes on verso circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1050 "Love Your Enemies": 41st Annual Convocation of the School of Religion, Howard University, Washington (D.C.) 1957 November 10 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 14pp
2.2.0.1055 "Love Your Enemies": draft circa 1967-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1060 "Loving Your Enemies": outline circa 1952 August autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp, with sermon "The Doctrine of Original Goodness", by Theodore P. Ferris, 1962 May 27, booklet with annotations, 6pp, and sermons "We Believe" by Howard Thurman, 1959 December 11-18, typed documents with annotations, 4pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1080 "Loving Your Enemies Conclusion": draft circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1090 "Luke 2:28": draft undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1100 "Making It On Broken Pieces" 1963 August 4 typed manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.1110 "Making the Best of a Bad Mess": draft circa 1966 April autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.1120 "Man Incurably Religious": notes circa 1948-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.1130 "The Man Who Was a Fool": reprint in The Pulpit 1961 June journal, 3pp [pages 4-6; 2 copies]
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1140 "Man's Sin and God's Grace": outline circa 1954-1960 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp [pages 1 and 3]
2.2.0.1150 "Man's Sin and God's Grace": draft circa 1954-1960 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 14pp
2.2.0.1160 "Marriage Ceremony": notes on printed copy of "And What of Marriage Master?" circa 1954 typed document with annotations, 1p
2.2.0.1170 "Marriage Ceremony" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.1180 "Mastering Our Evil Selves/Mastering Ourselves" circa 1949 June autograph manuscript unsigned, 16pp
2.2.0.1190 "Mastering Our Fears": outline circa 1957 July autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.2.0.1200 "The Mastery of Fear": outline circa 1957 July autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.2.0.1210 "The Mastery of Fear": notes circa 1957 July autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1220 "The Meaning of Easter": outline circa 1962 April 22 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1230 "The Meaning of Forgiveness": outline circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.1240 "Men's Day Sermon" circa 1949 March 3 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.1250 "Mental and Spiritual Slavery": outline and note circa 1954 May autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
2.2.0.1260 "The Mission of the Church": outline circa 1953-1956 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
See also a related sermon titled "Redirecting Our Missionary Zeal" in this subseries.
2.2.0.1270 "The Misuse of Prayer": outline, Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) circa 1955 July 17 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
See also earlier notes on "The Misuse of Prayer" in Subseries 5.2.: Education Materials: Crozer Theological Seminary.
2.2.0.1280 "The Mixture in Human Nature" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.1290 "A Moment of Difficult Decision": outlines and notes circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
See also a later version of this sermon titled "Creating the Abundant Life" in this subseries.
2.2.0.1300 "Moral Absolutism" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.1310 "The Nature of the Present Crisis": notes on a sermon by Bayard Rustin circa 1957 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.2.0.1320 "The Necessity of the New Birth": notecards circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.1330 "New Wine in a New Bottle": outline, Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) circa 1954 October 17 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.1340 "Not Many Days After...": outline, notecards circa 1949-1951 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.1360 "On Being Unashamed of the Gospel": outline circa 1964 October 4 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.1370 "The One-Sided Approach of the Good Samaritan": notes circa 1955 November autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.1380 "The One-Sided Approach of the Good Samaritan": outline circa 1955 November autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1390 "Opportunity, Fidelity and Reward": outline circa 1955 January autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.1400 "Opportunity, Fidelity and Reward": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1955 January autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.1410 "Our God is Able": outline and notes on sermon by Frederick M. Meek circa 1956 autograph manuscript unsigned and reprint with annotations, 11pp, with sermon "Perhaps Your God is Not Big Enough" by Frederick M. Meek, 1953 October 11, booklet with annotations, 8pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1430 "Our God is Able": draft circa 1956 carbon copy, 1p [page 11]
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1440 "Our Lives Are Filled These Hectic Days with Small Trivialities and Large Catastrophes": outline circa 1955-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1450 "Our Lord's Temptations": outline circa 1963 July 21 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.1460 Outline of sermon structure: notecard circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.1470 "Overcoming an Inferiority Complex": notes circa 1957 July autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.1480 "Paul's Letter to American Christians": notes on sermon by Frederick Meek circa 1956 reprint with annotations, 4pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1490 "Paul's Letter to American Christians": outline circa 1956 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp [pages 2-4]
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1500 "Paul's Letter to American Christians": draft 1956 typed manuscript with annotations, 11pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1510 "Paul's Letter to American Christians": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1956 November 4 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 10pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1520 "Paul's Letter to American Christians": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1956 November 4 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 10pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1525 "Paul's Letter to American Christians": incomplete draft circa 1956 carbon copy, 7pp [pages 2, 4-9 only]
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1530 "Paul's Letter to American Christians: A Sermon Preached in the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church by the Minister Martin Luther King, Jr." 1956 November 4 pamphlet, 7pp [14 copies]
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1540 "Paul's Letter to American Christians" circa 1956 reprint, 8pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1550 "The Perfect Faith": notes circa 1962 October autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.1560 "The Peril of the Sword" circa 1955-1960 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1570 Prayer circa 1954-1960 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1580 "Prayers" circa 1953 July-September autograph manuscript unsigned, 14pp
2.2.0.1590 "Pride Versus Humility: Parable of the Pharisee and the Publican": outline circa 1955 September autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1600 "Pride Versus Humility: The Parable of the Pharisee and the Publican": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1955 November 25 autograph manuscript unsigned, 13pp
2.2.0.1610 "The Prodigal Son": notes circa 1966 September autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.1620 "The [Prodigal] Son": outline circa 1966 September autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1630 "Propagandizing Christianity": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1954 September 10 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
2.2.0.1640 "Propagandizing Religion" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1650 "Questions Which Easter Answers": outline circa 1961 March autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.1660 "Quotes for Sermons" circa 1948-1954 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 1p
2.2.0.1670 "Radio Sermons": list of titles 1953 July 26-September 6 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1680 "Redirecting Our Missionary Zeal": outline circa 1956 January autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
See also a related sermon titled "The Mission of the Church" in this subseries.
2.2.0.1690 "A Religion of Doing": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1954 January 4 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 6pp
2.2.0.1700 "Religion and Peace of Soul": notecards circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.1710 "Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution": National Cathedral (Washington D.C.) 1968 March 31 typed manuscript unsigned, 11pp [2 copies]
2.2.0.1720 "Remember Who You Are!!": Howard University (Washington D.C.) 1956 December 6 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 12pp
2.2.0.1730 "The Road to Freedom": notes circa 1961 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1740 "Salvation Through Despair/Life's Fulfillment Through Despair" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.1750 "Science and Religion": outline on program circa 1956 February 19 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
See also earlier verison of "Science and Religion" in Subseries 5.2.: Education Materials: Crozer Theological Seminary.
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.1760 "The Secret of Adjustment": Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 1961 December 2 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
2.2.0.1770 "Secrets of Married Happiness": outline on verso of "Mission to Mississippi" memo circa 1961 November typed document with annotations, 4pp
2.2.0.1780 "Secrets of Married Happiness" circa 1961 November autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.2.0.1790 "The Seeking God: Based on the Parable of the Lost Sheep": outline circa 1966 September autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.2.0.1800 "Sermon [Four Sorts of Men]" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1810 "Sermon Notes": with clipping from The Pulpit circa 1950-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 16pp, and magazine clipping with annotations, 2pp
2.2.0.1820 "Sermon Notes on Zacchaeus" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1830 "Sermon Titles" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.1840 "Sincerity is Not Enough": outline circa 1951 June autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.1850 "Sincerity is Not Enough": draft circa 1951 June autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1860 "[Some try to deal with frustration...]": notes on verso of letter from Coretta King to Velma Hall circa 1960 October autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.1870 "Splinters and Planks": Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) circa 1949 July 24 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
2.2.0.1880 "Success and Failure": notes circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.1890 "The [Tension] Between Life's Palm Sunday and Life's Good Friday": outline circa 1960 April 10 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.1900 "The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1954 January 24 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
See also other versions of this sermon entitled "The Dimensions of a Complete Life" in this subseries.
2.2.0.1910 "Three Levels of Fellowship": outline circa 1950 May 28 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.1920 "A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart": outline circa 1959 August autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1930 "A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart": outline, Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1959 August 30 autograph manuscript unsigned, 10pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1950 "Transformed Nonconformist": outline circa 1954 November autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1960 "Transformed Nonconformist": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1954 November typed manuscript unsigned and 2 clippings with annotations, 11pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1970 "Transformed Nonconformist": Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga)) 1966 January 16 typed manuscript unsigned, 15pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.1980 "The Ultimate Doom of Evil": outline circa 1964 January autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.1990 "The Ultimate Doom of Evil": outline circa 1964 January autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.2000 "Unity" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.2010 "An Unforseen Event": outline circa 1954-1960 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.2020 "Unfulfilled Hopes": outline circa 1959 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
See also "Strength in Adversity" sermon by Frederick M. Meek in Series 3: Writings By Others.
See also book chapter "Shattered Dreams" in Strength to Love .
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This manuscript was originally located in George Arthur Buttrick's Sermons preached in a university church , BV4310 .B85 1959.
2.2.0.2030 "Unfulfilled Hopes": outline circa 1959 April 5 autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
See also "Strength in Adversity" sermon by Frederick M. Meek in Series 3: Writings By Others.
See also book chapter "Shattered Dreams" in Strength to Love .
2.2.0.2040 "The Unity of Mankind" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.2050 "The Unknown Great": outline circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.2060 "Unrealized Sufficiencies" 1948 September-1951 May typed manuscript unsigned with annotations in another hand, 7pp
2.2.0.2070 "The Vision of a World Made New" circa 1954 September 9 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
2.2.0.2080 "A Way Out" circa 1949 May 22 autograph manuscript unsigned, 12pp
2.2.0.2090 "We Would See Jesus": notes circa 1967 May 7 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.2100 "What Is Man?": notes circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
See also earlier notes on "What Is Man?" in Subseries 5.2.: Education Materials: Crozer Theological Seminary.
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.2110 "What Is Man?": notes circa 1954 July autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.2120 "What Is Man?": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1954 July 9 autograph manuscript unsigned, 11pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.2130 "What Is Man?": Chicago Sunday Evening Club (Chicago, Ill.) 1958 January 12 typed manuscript unsigned, 3pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.2140 "What Is Man?": draft circa 1959 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 16pp
See also another version of this sermon as a chapter draft for Strength to Love in subsubseries 2.1.1: Books: Strength to Love.
2.2.0.2150 "What Is Salvation?" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.2.0.2160 "What Shall We Do to Be Saved?" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.2170 "What Should Be Our Attitude Toward Mystery?": outline circa 1954-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.2180 "When God Seems to Deceive Us": outline circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.2190 "When Peace Becomes Obnoxious" circa 1956 March 18 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
2.2.0.2200 "When You're A-String Breaks": outline on verso of stationary and report from Dexter Avenue Baptist Church circa 1959 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.2210 "Which Is Called Bethlehem": outline circa 1966-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.2.0.2220 "Who Is Truly Great?" undated typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 8pp, with folder
2.2.0.2230 "Why the Christian Must Oppose Segregation circa 1954-1964 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.2240 "Why Does God Hide Himself?": Dexter Avenues Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) circa 1955 December 4 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp, with sermon "Why Does God Hide Himself?" by Robert James McCracken, 1947 April 27, booklet with annotations, 11pp
2.2.0.2250 "Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam": Ebenezer Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) circa 1967 April 30 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
See also possible further pages of this document under the title "Beyond Vietnam" in this series.
2.2.0.2260 "Without a Preacher": outline on verso of form from The Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago circa 1962 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.2.0.2270 "Worship": outline circa 1955 August autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.2.0.2280 "Worship": Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.), with page from Successful Christian Living 1955 August 7 autograph manuscript unsigned, 12pp, book page with annotations, 2pp
Subseries 2.3 Speeches circa 1954-1968 1.5 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The subseries includes manuscripts, notes and outlines for speeches written or given by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Arrangement
The subseries is arranged alphabetically by title.
2.3.0.10 "Acceptance Address at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church": Montgomery, Ala. circa 1954 May 4 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.20 "Address at the Annual Meeting of the Fellowship of the Concerned of the Southern Regional Council" 1961 November 16 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 14pp
See also: "Love, Law and Civil Disobedience"
2.3.0.30 "Address at the Chicago Freedom Festival": Chicago, Ill. 1966 March 12 autograph and typescript manuscript unsigned with annotations, 27pp, and flyer with annotations, 2pp
2.3.0.40 "Address at the Conclusion of the James Meredith March for Freedom in Mississippi": outline 1966 June 26 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.50 "Address at the Convocation on Equal Justice Under Law of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund" 1964 May 28 autograph and typescript manuscript unsigned with annotations, 18pp
2.3.0.60 "Address at the East Bay Ministerial Fellowship Emancipation Proclamation Service": outline on event program 1963 January 1 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.70 "Address at the 53rd Annual Convention of the NAACP": draft, Atlanta (Ga.) circa 1962 July 5 autograph manuscript unsigned, 25pp
2.3.0.80 "Address at the 53rd Annual Convention of the NAACP": draft, Atlanta (Ga.) circa 1962 July 5 autograph manuscript unsigned, 9pp
2.3.0.90 "Address at the 53rd Annual Convention of the NAACP": draft, Atlanta (Ga.) circa 1962 July 5 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.100 "Address at the 53rd Annual Convention of the NAACP": draft, Atlanta (Ga.) circa 1962 July 5 carbon copy with annotations, 17pp
2.3.0.110 "Address at the 53rd Annual Convention of the NAACP": draft, Atlanta (Ga.) circa 1962 July 5 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 20pp
2.3.0.120 "Address at the 53rd Annual Convention of the NAACP": outline circa 1962 July 5 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
2.3.0.130 "Address at the Formation of the Gandhi Society for Human Rights": Washington (D.C.) 1962 May 17 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 9pp
2.3.0.140 "Address at the 4th Constitutional Convention of the AFL-CIO": Miami Beach (Fla.) 1961 December 11 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 5pp
2.3.0.150 "Address at the 4th Constitutional Convention of the AFL-CIO": incomplete draft 1961 December 11 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.3.0.160 "Address at the National Biennial Convention of the American Jewish Congress": Miami Beach, FL 1958 May 14 typed manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.3.0.170 "Address at the Peace Parade and Rally": Chicago (Ill.), with advertisement in La Tribuna and recording of interview with Senator Wayne Morse 1967 March 25 1 newspaper clipping, 1 33 1/3 LP and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 15pp
2.3.0.180 "Address at the Pilgrimage for Democracy": drafts and program, Atlanta (Ga.) 1963 December 15 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 8pp
2.3.0.190 "Address at the Pilgrimage for Democracy": Atlanta (Ga.) 1963 December 15 typed manuscript unsigned, 8pp
2.3.0.200 "Address at the Religious Leaders Conference": incomplete draft, with "Worship Leader's Guide" circa 1959 May 11 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations and typed document, 8pp
2.3.0.220 "Address at the 75th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association": Washington (D.C.) 1967 September 1 typed manuscript unsigned, 9pp
2.3.0.230 "Address at the Synagogue Council of America" 1965 December 5 typed manuscript unsigned, 11 pp [2 copies]
2.3.0.240 "Address at the 25th Anniversary of the National Maritime Union": New York, N.Y. 1962 October 23 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 8pp
2.3.0.250 "Address Before the United Packinghouse Workers of America": Minneapolis (Minn.) 1962 May 21 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 6pp
2.3.0.260 "Address Delivered at the AME Church General Conference": outline on verso of schedule, Cincinnati (Ohio) Cincinnati (Ohio) 1964 May 8 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
See also "Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution in this subseries.
2.3.0.270 "Address Delivered at the 30th Anniversary of District 65, AFL-CIO": New York, N.Y. 1963 October 23 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 13pp
2.3.0.280 "Address in Acceptance of the New York City Medallion Award": draft 1964 December 17 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.3.0.290 "Address in Acceptance of the New York City Medallion Award" 1964 December 17 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 9pp
2.3.0.300 "Address in Acceptance of the New York City Medallion Award": incomplete draft 1964 December 17 typed manuscript unsigned, 8pp [pages 2-9]
2.3.0.310 "Address on the Civil Rights Act of 1964": outline circa 1964 June autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.320 "Address on the Goals and Methods of the Sit-in Movement" circa 1960 October autograph manuscript unsigned in an unknown hand, 4pp
2.3.0.330 "Address to District 65, AFL-CIO": New York (N.Y.) 1965 September 17 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 5pp
2.3.0.340 "Address to Headline Club": notes, Chicago (Ill.) circa 1966 March typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 6pp
2.3.0.350 "Address to the American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewery by Telephone": with letter from Israel Miller to Martin Luther King, Jr. 1966 November-December autograph and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp, with typed letter signed with annotations, 2pp
2.3.0.360 "Address to the Association of the Bar of the City of New York": draft, New York (N.Y.) 1965 April 21 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 36pp
2.3.0.370 "Address to the Association of the Bar of New York City": draft, New York (N.Y.) 1965 April 21 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 7pp
2.3.0.380 "Address to the Convention of District 65, AFL-CIO" 1962 September 8 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 7pp
2.3.0.390 "Address to the Greenville Christian Leadership Conference": outline on verso of event program 1967 April 30 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.400 "Address to the National Press Club": draft 1962 July 19 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 15pp
2.3.0.410 "Address to the National Press Club": draft 1962 July 19 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 14pp
2.3.0.420 "Address to the New York State Civil War Centennial Commission" 1962 September 12 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 12pp
2.3.0.430 "Address to the Southern Association of Political Scientists" 1964 November 13 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 16pp
2.3.0.435 "Address to the Swedish Ecumenical Council" circa 1964 December 13 autograph manuscript unsigned in Andrew Young's hand, 2pp
2.3.0.440 "Address to the Swedish Ecumenical Council" circa 1964 December 13 autograph manuscript unsigned in Andrew Young's hand, 4pp
2.3.0.450 "The American Dream": outline circa 1961-1965 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.460 "The American Dream": outline circa 1964 autograph manuscript unsigned
2.3.0.465 "America's Chief Moral Dilemma": Hungry Club (Chicago, Ill.), Transport Worker's of America, AFL-CIO (New York, N.Y.) 1967 October 10 photocopy with annotations by Martin Luther King and Andrew Young of typed document with annotations, 13pp
2.3.0.470 "America's Greatest Crisis": 11th Constitutional Convention, Transport Worker's of America, AFL-CIO (New York, N.Y.) 1961 October 5 autograph and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 10pp
2.3.0.480 "Anniversary Address": outline on verso of program, 10th Annual Institute, Montgomery Improvement Association 1965 December 12 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.490 "An Appeal to Negro and White Men of Goodwill" circa 1985 September typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.500 "Beyond Vietnam": incomplete copy of speech and associated sermons, Riverside Church (New York, N.Y.) 1967 April 4 typed document, 1p
See also possible earlier pages of this document under the sermon "Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam" in this series.
2.3.0.510 "Beyond Vietnam": printed in The Mennonite 1967 May 23 journal, 4pp [pages 338-341; 2 copies]
2.3.0.520 "Beyond Vietnam": printed in Slant, with letter from Joan Daves 1967 October-November journal, 6pp [pages 3-8], and typed letter signed, 1p
2.3.0.530 "The Birmingham Movement and the Kennedy Administration" 1963 June-July typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 5pp
2.3.0.540 "The Birth of a New Age": 50th Anniversary, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Buffalo and Ithaca (N.Y.) 1956 program, 6pp [pages 85-90]
2.3.0.550 "The Casualties of the War in Vietnam": incomplete draft, The Nation Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1967 February 25 typed manuscript unsigned, 14pp [pages 1-3, 5-9. 11-14, 18-19]
2.3.0.560 "The Casualties of the War in Vietnam": printed in "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr...[Speaks] On the War in Vietnam": Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam, with Bible quotations and flyer circa 1967 February booklet, 6pp [3 copies, with flyers, 9pp
2.3.0.565 "Casualties of the War in Vietnam": draft, United Nations Plaza, (New York, N.Y.) 1967 April 15 typed manuscript unsigned, 15pp
2.3.0.570 "A Challenge to the Churches and Synagogues": draft, National Conference on Religion and Race (Chicago, Ill.) 1963 January 17 autograph and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 23pp
2.3.0.580 "A Challenge to the Churches and Synagogues": National Conference on Religion and Race (Chicago, Ill.) 1963 January 17 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 18pp
2.3.0.590 "A Challenge to the Churches and Synagogues": National Conference on Religion and Race (Chicago, Ill.) 1963 January 17 typed manuscript unsigned, 17pp
2.3.0.600 "Change Must Come": United Neighborhood of Houses of New York 1966 December 6 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 13pp
2.3.0.610 "A Christian Movement in a Revolutionary Age" 1965 September 28 typed manuscript unsigned, 8pp
2.3.0.620 "The Christian Way of Life in Human Relations": incomplete draft circa 1957 December 4 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 7pp [pages 1-2, 5-8]
2.3.0.625 "Civil Rights at the Crossroads": Teamsters and Allied Trade Council. Shop Stewards Local 815. (New York, N.Y.) 1967 May 2 printed document with annotations, 33pp
2.3.0.630 "The Civil Rights Struggle in the United States Today": House of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, printed in supplement to Record of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York 1965 May reprint, 23pp [2 copies]
2.3.0.640 "Comments on John F. Kennedy at the Berlin Festival": Berlin (Germany) 1964 September 13 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 11pp
2.3.0.650 "Comments on John F. Kennedy at the Berlin Festival": printed in German 1964 September 13 monograph, 16pp [4 copies]
Text in German and French.
2.3.0.660 "Comments on John F. Kennedy at the Berlin Festival": printed in Spanish in Cuadernos 1964 November journal, 4pp
2.3.0.670 "Conclusion on Direct Action in Montgomery, Birmingham and Danville" circa 1963 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.680 "Demonstrating Our Unity": Rally at Hurt Park (Atlanta, Ga.) 1963 December 15 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 10pp
2.3.0.690 "Desegregation and the Future": New York (N.Y.) circa 1956 December 15 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 8pp
2.3.0.700 "The Domestic Impact of the War in America": National Labor Leadership Assembly for Peace, University of Chicago (Chicago, Ill.) 1967 November 11 typed manuscript unsigned, 5pp [2 copies]
2.3.0.710 "En Gränslos Kuäl På Operan": Freedom Benefit at the Royal Opera House (Stockholm, Sweden) 1966 March 31 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations by Andrew Young, 4pp
2.3.0.720 "En Gränslos Kuäl På Operan": Freedom Benefit at the Royal Opera House (Stockholm, Sweden) 1966 March 31 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.3.0.730 "Epitaph and Challenge": outline of eulogy for John F. Kennedy on verso of Ebenezer Baptist Church program circa 1963 November autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.740 "Eulogy for the Four Girls Who Were Murdered in the Church in Birmingham": notes on back cover of Here and Beyond the Sunset circa 1963 September autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p, and inscribed booklet, 32pp
2.3.0.750 "Eulogy for Jimmie Lee Johnson": annotations to the text of "Eulogy for the Four Girls Who Were Murdered in the Church in Birmingham", Marion (Ala.) circa 1965 March typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.3.0.760 "Eulogy for Robert W. Spike": Judson Memorial Church (New York, N.Y.) 1966 October 23 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.3.0.770 "Eulogy for Sharon J. Moss": outline, Mt. Zion Baptist Church (Lockland, Ohio), with page torn from Strength to Love and funeral program 1964 October 10 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.3.0.780 "Excerpts from Speech on Voter Registration": Jefferson County Armory (Louisville, Ky) 1960 August 23 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
See also an earlier version titled "Jefferson County Armory" in this subseries."
2.3.0.790 "Facing the Challenge of a New Age": First Annual Institute on Nonviolence and Social Change (Montgomery, Ala.) 1956 December 3 typed manuscript unsigned, 20pp
2.3.0.800 "Facing the Challenge of a New Age": printed in "The Struggle for Racial Equality", published by Fellowship 1957 February reprint, 9pp
2.3.0.810 "Family Planning: A Special and Urgent Concern": Margaret Sanger Award in Human Rights, 50th Anniversary Banquet of Planned Parenthood, Washington (D.C.) 1966 May 10 pamphlet, 10pp [2 copies]
2.3.0.820 "Field of Education a Battleground": notes, United Federation of Teachers, New York (N.Y.) 1964 March 14 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.3.0.830 "Freedom Party": notes on verso of program, Community Mass Meeting, Masonic Temple, Jackson (Miss.) 1964 July 22 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.850 "The Future of Integration" circa 1960 December typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 12pp
2.3.0.860 "Give Us the Ballot": Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, Washington (D.C.) 1957 May 17 typed manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.3.0.870 "A Great Challenge Derived from a Serious Dilemma": Hungry Club (Atlanta, Ga.) 1965 December 15 typed manuscript unsigned, 14 pp [2 copies]
2.3.0.880 "A Great Time to Be Alive": draft fragment circa 1958 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.885 "Happy to be here...": untitled speech on Julian Bond written on verso of "What to Do With Trouble" circa 1967-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.890 "I Have a Dream": printed in Speeches by the Leaders , published by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People circa 1963 booklet, 3pp
See also an earlier version titled "Normalcy Never Again" in this subseries.
2.3.0.900 "I Have a Dream": published by The John Henry and Mary Louisa Dunn Bryant Foundation 1963 pamphlet, 23pp
See also an earlier version titled "Normalcy Never Again" in this subseries."
2.3.0.910 "I Have a Dream": printed in The Day They Marched 1963 booklet, 5pp [pages 81-85]
See also an earlier version titled "Normalcy Never Again" in this subseries."
2.3.0.915 "I Oppose the War in Vietnam": excerpts of speech given in Chicago, Ill., published in The New York Times , 1967 April 2 newspaper clipping with annotations by Martin Luther King, Jr., 1p
2.3.0.920 "Introductory Remarks to Both Parties": draft, circa 1960 July typed manuscript unsigned with annotations by King and Bayard Rustin, 2pp
2.3.0.930 "Jefferson County Armory": outline, Louisville (Ky.) 1960 August 23 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
See also a later version titled "Excerpts from Speech on Voter Registration" in this subseries."
2.3.0.940 "A Journey of Conscience": draft circa 1967 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations in another hand, 7pp
2.3.0.950 "Justice Without Violence": Helmsley Lecture I, Institute of Adult Education, Brandeis University 1957 April 3 typed manuscript unsigned, 10pp
2.3.0.960 "Keep Moving From This Mountain": Founder's Day Address, Spelman College (Atlanta, Ga.) circa 1960 April 10 typed manuscript unsigned, 13pp
2.3.0.970 "Love, Law and Civil Disobedience": printed in New South 1961 December journal, 9pp [2 copies]
See also "Address at the Annual Meeting of the Fellowship of the Concerned of the Southern Regional Council" in this subseries.
2.3.0.980 "A Look to the Future": 25th Anniversary of the Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1957 September 2 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 11pp, with "Notes on Nonviolence" by Bayard Rustin, circa 1957, typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 5pp, and "A Wind is Rising" by Stanley Levinson, typed manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.3.0.990 "A Look to the Future": 25th Anniversary of the Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1957 September 2 carbon copy, 11pp
2.3.0.1000 "Major Points of Emphasis": outline of speech on unions and strikes circa 1967 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.1010 "Meaning of Civil Disobedience": notes on copy of The Law and Civil Disobedience by Harris Wofford circa 1960 typed document with annotations, 4pp
2.3.0.1020 "The Meaning of the Present Struggle": outline circa 1962 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.3.0.1030 "Message of the Riots": notes 1966 July 23 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 10pp
2.3.0.1040 "The Montgomery Story": notes in pages removed from Successful Christian Living circa 1956 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.1050 "The Montgomery Story": 47th NAACP Annual Convention, San Francisco (Calif.) 1956 June 27 typed manuscript unsigned, 13pp
2.3.0.1060 "The Montgomery Story": 13th Annual Institute of Race Relations, Fisk University 1956 October typed manuscript unsigned and mimeograph, 4pp [2 copies]
2.3.0.1070 "The Montgomery Story": printed in Fisk News 1956 October magazine, 4pp [pages 5-8]
2.3.0.1080 "The Negro and the American Dream": excerpts from address at public meeting, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Charlotte (N.C.) 1960 September 25 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 5pp
2.3.0.1090 "The Negro and the American Dream": excerpts from address at public meeting, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Charlotte (N.C.) 1960 September 25 autograph and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 6pp [pages 1-4, 9 of typed manuscript]
2.3.0.1100 "The Negro Family: A Challenge to National Action": University of Chicago (Chicago, Ill.) 1966 January 27 typed manuscript unsigned, 11pp
2.3.0.1110 "The Negro Family: A Challenge to National Action": University of Chicago (Chicago, Ill.) 1966 January 27 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 13pp
2.3.0.1120 "The Negro Past and Its Challenge for the Future": Negro History Week, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Twelfth Baptist Church (Boston, Mass.) circa 1951-1954 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 10pp
2.3.0.1130 "Nobel Lecture": outline circa 1964 December autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.3.0.1140 "Nobel Lecture": draft circa 1964 December autograph manuscript unsigned, 20pp
2.3.0.1150 "Nobel Lecture": draft circa 1964 December carbon copy with annotations in another hand, 12pp
2.3.0.1160 "Nobel Lecture": incomplete draft circa 1964 December typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 12pp [pages 1-4, 6-9, 11, 16, 18]
2.3.0.1170 "Nobel Lecture": draft circa 1964 December typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 27pp
2.3.0.1180 "Nobel Lecture": draft inserts circa 1964 December autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.1190 "Nobel Lecture": Aula of the University (Oslo, Norway) 1964 December 11 typed manuscript unsigned, 27pp
2.3.0.1200 "Nobel Lecture": pages torn from unknown publication 1964 reprint, 8pp [pages 3-8, 15-16]
2.3.0.1210 "Nobel Lecture": reprint published by the Nobel Foundation 1964 December 11 typed document with annotations, 12pp
2.3.0.1220 "Nobel Lecture": reprint published by Harper & Row 1964 pamphlet, 24pp
2.3.0.1230 "Nobel Lecture": printed in Glasnik 1964 magazine, 2pp
2.3.0.1240 "Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech": draft circa 1964 December autograph manuscript unsigned with inserts by Andrew Young, 7pp
2.3.0.1250 "Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech" 1964 December 10 typed manuscript unsigned, 3pp, and photocopy, 3pp
2.3.0.1260 "Nonviolent Procedures to Inter-racial Harmony": incomplete draft circa 1956 October 16 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp [pages 1-3]
2.3.0.1270 "Nonviolent Procedures to Inter-racial Harmony" 1956 October 16 typed manuscript unsigned, 8pp
2.3.0.1280 "Normalcy-Never Again": draft circa 1963 August typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 5pp
See also later version titled "I Have a Dream" in this subseries.
2.3.0.1290 "Our Struggle": draft circa 1956 April typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 10pp
2.3.0.1300 "Our Struggle": excerpts from Liberation 1956 April typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 1p
2.3.0.1310 "Our Struggle": published by Montgomery Improvement Association circa 1956 April reprint, 4pp
2.3.0.1320 "Out of Segregation's Long Night: An Interpretation of a Racial Crisis": printed in The Churchman 1958 February magazine clipping, 2pp
2.3.0.1330 "Out of the Long Night of Segregation": printed in Missions 1958 February magazine article, 2pp [pages 22-23]
2.3.0.1340 "Out of the Night of Segregation": printed in Lutheran Women's Work 1958 February magazine article, 4pp [pages 9-11, 30]
2.3.0.1350 "The Peril of Superficial Optimism in the Area of Race Relations": outline circa 1955 June autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.1360 "The Philosophy of Nonviolence": outline circa 1960 October autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.3.0.1370 "The Power of Nonviolence": portion printed in Intercollegian 1958 May magazine article, 2pp [pages 8-9; 2 copies]
2.3.0.1380 "Prayer Pilgrimage": collection of writings and photographs circa 1957 May booklet, 25pp
2.3.0.1390 "Progress in Race Relations": outline circa 1954-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.1400 "Proposed Nobel Speech/Thoughts on Nobel Prize": draft circa 1964 October-December carbon copy with annotations, 8pp
See also versions of the "Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech" in this subseries.
2.3.0.1410 "The Racial Myths Prevent Justice": outline and notes on front and verso of itinerary circa 1964 January autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.1420 "A Realistic Look at the Question of Progress in the Area of Race Relations": incomplete draft, 2nd Anniversary of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (New York, N.Y.) circa 1956 May 17 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p [page 9]
2.3.0.1430 "A Realistic Look at Race Relations": 2nd Anniversary of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (New York, N.Y.) 1956 May 17 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 17pp
2.3.0.1433 "Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution": outline circa 1967-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.1435 "Remaining Awake Through a Revolution": outline on program with speaker's packet, Grinell College Convocation 1967 October 29 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3 typed letters signed, 1 autograph letter signed, 2 pamphlets, 1 map, 1 program, 7 tickets, 2 news clippings, 58pp
See also "Address Delivered at the AME Church General Conference" in this subseries.
2.3.0.1440 "Remarks in Acceptance of the 42nd Springarn Medal at the 48th Annual NAACP Convention": Detroit (Mich.) 1957 June 28 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 13pp
2.3.0.1450 "Remarks in Acceptance of the 42nd Springarn Medal at the 48th Annual NAACP Convention": with remarks of Richard S. Emrich, Detroit (Mich.) 1957 June 28 2 typed documents, 18pp
2.3.0.1460 "Remarks at Annual Dinner of Freedom House": New York (N.Y.) 1963 November 26 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.3.0.1470 "Remarks at NAACP Mass Rally for Civil Rights": Los Angeles (Calif.) 1960 July 10 typed document, 2pp
2.3.0.1480 "Revolution and Redemption": European Baptist Assembly, (Amsterdam, Holland) 1964 August 16 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 11pp
2.3.0.1490 "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness": outline circa 1960 September autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.1500 "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness": with flyer and typed poem, Golden Anniversary Conference, National Urban League (New York, N.Y.) 1960 September 6 2 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations and flyer, 16pp
2.3.0.1510 "The Role of the Church in Facing the Nation's Chief Moral Dilemma": outline circa 1957 April autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
2.3.0.1520 "The Role of the Church in Facing the Nation's Chief Moral Dilemma": incomplete draft circa 1957 April carbon copy with annotations, 1p [page 2]
2.3.0.1530 "Salute to Scandinavia": Atlanta (Ga.) 1966 March 31 typed manuscript with annotations, 2pp
2.3.0.1540 "Some Things We Can Do": notecards, 2nd Annual Institute on Nonviolence and Social Change, Holt Street Baptist Church (Montgomery, Ala.) 1957 December 5 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
2.3.0.1550 "The Southern Struggle: What You Can Do" circa 1959 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 6pp
2.3.0.1560 "Statement at News Conference Marking the Termination of Nonviolent Direct Action in Birmingham, AL" 1963 May 10 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.3.0.1570 "Statement Before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National [Convention]": Atlantic City (N.J.) 1964 August 22 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.3.0.1580 "Statement Before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National [Convention]": Atlantic City (N.J.) 1964 August 22 typed manuscript unsigned, 4pp [24 copies]
2.3.0.1590 "Statement Before the National Democratic Platform and Resolutions Committee": Chicago (Ill.) 1956 August 11 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.3.0.1600 "Statement Before the Platform Committee of the Democratic National Convention": Atlantic City (N.J.) 1964 August 22 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 12pp
2.3.0.1610 "Statement Before the Platform Committee of the Republican National Convention": San Francisco (Calif.) 1964 July 7 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 12pp
2.3.0.1620 "Statement by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., USA, at Pacem in Terris II Convention": Geneva (Switzerland) 1967 May 29 typed manuscript unsigned, 2pp [3 copies]
2.3.0.1630 "Statement Delivered to the United States Senate Subcommittee on Executive Reorganization" 1966 December 15 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 44pp
2.3.0.1640 "Statement Delivered to the United States Senate Subcommittee on Executive Reorganization" 1966 December 15 photocopy, 6pp
2.3.0.1650 "Statement Delivered to the United States Senate Subcommittee on Executive Reorganization": printed in Federal Role in Urban Affairs 1966 December 15 photocopy, 16pp
2.3.0.1655 "Statement by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. [on Black Power]" 1966 October 14 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 6pp
2.3.0.1660 "Statement on Black Power": incomplete transcript of radio address 1966 October 14 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 5pp [pages 1, 3-6; 2 copies of page 1]
2.3.0.1670 "Statement on Departure to Serve Sentence in Birmingham, AL" circa 1967 October 30 autograph manuscript unsigned, 20pp
2.3.0.1680 "Statement on Integration of the University of Mississippi" 1962 September autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.3.0.1690 "Statement on Riots in Watts, CA": Los Angeles (Calif.) 1965 August 17 autograph manuscript unsigned, 16pp
2.3.0.1700 "Statement to Judge After Arrests at Rich's Department Store": in spiral notebook, Atlanta (Ga.) 1960 October 19 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
See also: "Why We Chose Jail Rather Than Bail"
2.3.0.1710 "The Struggle for Racial Justice": outline circa 1965 January autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.1720 "The Struggle for Racial Justice": draft circa 1965 January autograph and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 22pp
2.3.0.1730 "The Struggle for Racial Justice": Recognition Dinner on Receipt of the Nobel Prize, Atlanta (Ga.) 1965 January 27 typed manuscript unsigned, 16pp
2.3.0.1740 "The Struggle for Racial Justice": printed in The Southern Israelite 1965 February 19 news clipping, 4pp [2 copies]
2.3.0.1750 "The Task of Christian Leadership Training for Education in the Local Community" circa 1955 June-July typed manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.3.0.1755 "'Theological section for MLK Jr.'": text for Martin Luther King, Jr. by unknown author circa 1968 April 4 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.1760 "Thoughts on Nobel Prize": draft circa 1964 December typed manuscript unsigned with annotations by Clarence Jones, 4pp
2.3.0.1770 "Thoughts on Nobel Prize": draft on Grand Hotel stationary, Oslo (Norway) circa 1964 December typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.3.0.1771 "A Time of Confusion": Capital Press Club, draft and outline by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Andrew Young circa 1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
2.3.0.1773 "The Two Louisvilles": outline 1966 May autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.1775 Untitled speech on Chicago circa 1965 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.3.0.1780 "A View of the Dawn": printed in Interracial Review 1957 May journal article, 4pp [pages 82-85]
2.3.0.1790 "Voter Registration and Education": partial draft by multiple authors circa 1965 March 25-July 24 autograph and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 8pp
2.3.0.1800 "Voting Rights and Terrorism in the South" circa 1965 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.3.0.1810 "Who They Are and Why They Struck" circa 1967 February typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.3.0.1820 "Why We Chose Jail Rather Than Bail": outline circa 1960 October autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
See also: "Statement to Judge After Arrests at Rich's Department Store"
2.3.0.1830 "Yale University Honorary Degree Acceptance Speech": outline on verso of "Instructions for Honorary Degree Recipients" card with seating chart card 1964 June 15 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p, with 2 printed documents, 3pp
Subseries 2.4 Articles circa 1958-1967 .5 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The subseries includes manuscripts for articles written by Martin Luther King, Jr., for various publications.
Arrangement
The subseries is arranged alphabetically by title.
2.4.0.10 "Advice for Living": draft of column on verso of "Statement for Conference with President Eisenhower" circa 1958 July 29 autograph and typed manuscript unsigned, 6pp
2.4.0.20 "After Desegregation--What?": draft of article for Coronet magazine circa 1961 autograph manuscript unsigned, 11pp
2.4.0.30 "Albany, GA: Tensions of the South": draft of article for The New York Times Magazine 1962 August 2 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 15pp
2.4.0.40 "Black Power: Where Do We Go From Here?": draft of article for the Associated Negro Press circa 1966 typed manuscript unsigned, 7pp [2 copies]
See also Where Do We Go From Here? in Subsubseries 2.1.4: Books: Where Do We Go From Here?
2.4.0.50 "Bread at Midnight": article in The Mennonite 1966 December 13 journal article, 3pp [pages 754-756]
2.4.0.60 "The Burning Truth in the South": reprinted from The Progressive 1960 May 4 reprint, 4pp
2.4.0.65 "A Closer Relationship": printed in "Chicago-Striving Toward Progress" 1966 pamphlet, 1p
2.4.0.70 "Crisis and the Church": article in Council Quarterly 1961 October journal article, 3pp
2.4.0.80 "A Cry of Hate or a Cry for Help?": draft of article for The New York Times Magazine 1965 August typed manuscript unsigned, 20pp
2.4.0.90 "Equality Now: The President Has the Power": reprinted from The Nation 1961 February 4 reprint, 4pp [7 copies]
2.4.0.100 "Fumbling on the New Frontier": draft of article for The Nation on verso of letter to unknown recipient circa 1962 March autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p, and typed letter, 1p
2.4.0.110 "Fumbling on the New Frontier": reprinted from The Nation 1962 March 3 reprint, 4pp [2 copies]
2.4.0.120 "The Great Debate: Is Violence Necessary to Combat Injustice?": article in The Southern Patriot 1960 January journal article, 1p (2 copies)
2.4.0.130 "Hall of Famer-Jackie Robinson": draft of article for The Amsterdam News 1962 July 25 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.4.0.140 "Harris Wofford": draft of a letter to the editor of unknown publication circa 1961 March typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.4.0.150 "How Do You View the Progress in School Desegregation?": draft of article for The New York Times 1965 September 8 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.4.0.160 "How Do You View the Progress in School Desegregation?" 1965 September photocopy, 2pp
2.4.0.170 "How My Mind Has Changed": draft of article for The Christian Century ; letter from editor Harold E. Fey circa 1959 autograph and typed manuscript unsigned, typed letter signed, 10pp
2.4.0.180 "How My Mind Has Changed in the Last Decade: Excerpts from Nils Ferre": draft circa 1960 April autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
2.4.0.190 "How My Mind Has Changed in the Last Decade": early draft circa 1960 April 13 autograph manuscript unsigned, 15pp
2.4.0.200 "How My Mind Has Changed in the Last Decade": draft circa 1960 September 13 autograph manuscript unsigned, 28pp
2.4.0.210 "How My Mind Has Changed in the Last Decade": draft fragment circa 1960 September carbon copy of typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.4.0.220 "How My Theology Has Changed": outline circa 1960 April 13 autograph manuscript, 2pp
2.4.0.230 "In a Word-Now": draft of article for The New York Times Magazine 1963 September 29 typed manuscript with annotations, 2pp
2.4.0.235 "The Last Steep Ascent": article in The Nation 1966 April 14 journal article with annotations, 4pp
2.4.0.240 "A Legacy of Creative Protest": draft 1962 September 7 typed manuscript with annotations in another hand, 1p
2.4.0.250 "Let Justice Roll Down": reprinted in American Journal 1965 June journal article, 10pp [pages 62-71]
2.4.0.260 "Let My People Vote": draft of article for Amsterdam News circa 1965 June typed manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.4.0.270 "Letter from Birmingham City Jail": reprint from the American Friends Service Committee 1963 May reprint, 16pp
2.4.0.280 "Letter from Birmingham Jail": article in The Christian Century 1963 June 12 journal article with annotations, 7pp
2.4.0.290 "Letter from Birmingham Jail": inserts for second edition circa 1963 June autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.4.0.300 "A Look to 1964": draft of article for NY Amsterdam News circa 1963 January autograph manuscript unsigned and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.4.0.310 "A Look to 1964": later draft circa 1964 January typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.4.0.320 "The Luminous Promise": draft of article for The Progressive 1962 December typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 17pp
2.4.0.330 "Martin Luther King Column I-IV": 1960 February typed manuscript unsigned with annotations in another hand, 11pp
2.4.0.340 "Martin Luther King Column I-III" circa 1960 February typed manuscript unsigned with annotations in another hand, 9pp
2.4.0.350 "Martin Luther King Column I" circa 1960 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp [2 copies]
2.4.0.360 "Martin Luther King Column II" circa 1960 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp [2 copies]
2.4.0.370 "Martin Luther King Column III" circa 1960 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp [2 copies]
2.4.0.380 "Martin Luther King Column V" circa 1960 February 18 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.4.0.390 "Martin Luther King Column V": incomplete draft circa 1960 February 18 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p [page 3 only]
2.4.0.400 "My Dream Column I-IV": drafts with letter, memorandum and order form from the Associated Negro Press 1965 November typed manuscript unsigned, 17pp, typed letter signed, 1p, and 2 typed documents, 2pp
2.4.0.410 "My Dream: Peace-God's Business and Man's": draft of article for The Chicago Defender circa 1965 November typed manuscript unsigned with annotations in another hand, 2pp
2.4.0.420 "Nonviolence: The Only Road to Freedom": article in Ebony 1966 October magazine article, 6pp
2.4.0.430 "Nonviolence and Racial Justice": article in Friends Journal 1958 July 26 journal article, 3pp [3 copies]
2.4.0.440 "One Vote for Every Man: Civil Rights Act in 1965" circa 1965 March mimeograph, 14pp
2.4.0.450 "Pathos and Hope": draft of article for New York Amsterdam News 1962 March 3 typed manuscript with annotations, 4pp
2.4.0.460 "The Senate's Dying Hour": draft of editorial undated typed manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.4.0.470 "Should F.E.P.C. Become a Federal Law": early draft circa 1948-1954 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 6pp
2.4.0.480 "Showdown for Nonviolence": draft of article for Look circa 1968 April typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 21pp
2.4.0.485 "Showdown for Nonviolence": article in Look magazine 1968 April 16 magazine clipping, 3pp
2.4.0.490 "The Social Organization of Nonviolence": draft of article for Liberation 1959 October typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 5pp
"The Time for Freedom Has Come": draft of article for The New York Times Magazine 2.4.0.500 circa 1961 autograph manuscript and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 12pp
2.4.0.510 "The Time for Freedom Has Come": later draft circa 1961 July typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 6pp
2.4.0.520 "The Time for Freedom Has Come": incomplete draft circa 1961 August carbon copy with annotations, 9pp
2.4.0.530 "The Time for Freedom Has Come": galley circa 1961 July galley with annotations, 4pp
2.4.0.540 "We Are Still Walking": excerpts from article in Liberation 1956 December typed manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.4.0.550 "What Is the World's Greatest Need?": draft of article for The New York Times Magazine 1961 April 2 carbon copy and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
Subseries 2.5 Statements and Reports 1958-1968 .5 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The subseries includes manuscripts of press releases, proposals, reports and statements to the press by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Arrangement
The subseries is arranged alphabetically by title.
2.5.0.10 "An Appeal to the Honorable John F. Kennedy, President of the United States": Atlanta (Ga.) 1962 May 17 report, 116pp
2.5.0.20 "Dr. King's Statement on Malcolm X" 1964 March 16 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.5.0.30 "Proposals to Both Parties": draft circa 1960 July typed manuscript unsigned with annotations by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bayard Rustin, 2pp
2.5.0.40 "Re: Death of Malcolm X" 1965 February 21 carbon copy, 1p [3 copies]
2.5.0.50 "Statement at Harlem Hospital": draft circa 1958 September typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.5.0.60 "Statement by Martin Luther King, Jr.": press release 1964 October 14 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p [3 copies]
2.5.0.70 "Statement Calling for Executive Order Declaring Segregation Illegal": press release, New York (N.Y.) 1961 June 5 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.5.0.80 "Statement in Support of Victims of Policy Brutality in Jackson, MS": draft of press release circa 1964 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.5.0.85 "Statement of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.": testimony before unidentified Congressional Commission undated mimeograph with annotations of printed document, 15pp
2.5.0.90 "Statement of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., for Business Week Magazine re: John Wheeler, President of Bank, Durham, North Carolina": circa 1954-1962 carbon copy, 1p
2.5.0.100 "Statement on Arrest of Ministers" circa 1958 October 27 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.5.0.110 "Statement on Cancellation of Plan to Communicate with Major Powers Involved in Vietnam": draft of press release 1965 October 5 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations by Andrew Young, 2pp
2.5.0.120 "Statement on Cancellation of Plan to Communicate with Major Powers Involved in Vietnam" 1965 October 5 carbon copy, 2pp [2 copies]
2.5.0.130 "Statement on Dismissal of Murder Charges in Mississippi": press release, Oslo (Norway) 1964 December 11 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Andrew Young, 5pp
2.5.0.140 "Statement on Guilty Verdicts Issued in Alabama": press release, Atlanta (Ga.) 1965 December 3 carbon copy with annotations in another hand, 3pp
2.5.0.150 "Statement on Indictment by Grand Jury of Montgomery County": Atlanta (Ga.) 1960 February 17 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 1p
2.5.0.155 [Statement on J. Edgar Hoover's Charge of Alleged Communist Infiltration of the Civil Rights Movement]: draft by Clarence Jones 1964 April 14 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.5.0.160 "Statement on J. Edgar Hoover's Charge of Alleged Communist Infiltration of the Civil Rights Movement": draft 1964 April 23 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 4pp
2.5.0.170 "Statement on Los Angeles" 1965 August 20 mimeograph with annotations by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Andrew Young, 3pp
2.5.0.180 "Statement on Meeting with Hubert H. Humphrey and Nicholas Katzenbach": press release circa 1965 February 9 typed manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.5.0.190 "Statement on Mississippi Court Decision": draft circa 1961-1967 autograph manuscript unsigned in an unknown hand, 4pp
2.5.0.200 "Statement on Poor People's Campaign": Atlanta (Ga.) 1968 March 4 typed manuscript unsigned, 5pp [2 copies]
2.5.0.210 "Statement on Protest of Teachers on Voter Registration in Alabama": Selma (Ala.) 1965 January 22 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 1p
2.5.0.220 "Statement on Refusal of Georgia State Legislature to Seat Julian Bond": press release 1966 January 12 typed manuscript unsigned, 3pp [2 copies]
2.5.0.230 "Statement on Republican Nomination of Barry Goldwater": draft of press release circa 1964 July 16 autograph manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.5.0.240 "Statement on Retirement of Benjamin Elijah Mays": on verso of Operation Breadbasket document, Atlanta (Ga.) circa 1967 June autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p, and typed document, 1p
2.5.0.250 "Statement on School Desegregation in Georgia": press release 1965 October 14 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations in another hand, 2pp
2.5.0.260 "Statement on Sentencing of Marion Walker" circa 1964 January 17 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.5.0.270 "Statement on St. Augustine, FL": draft circa 1964 June autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.5.0.280 "Statement on the Passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964" circa 1964 June 19 autograph manuscript unsigned in shorthand by Dora E. McDonald and typed manuscript unsigned with annotations by Dora E. McDonald, 2pp
2.5.0.290 "Statement on the Passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964" 1964 June 19 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.5.0.300 "Statement on the Signing of the Land Purchase Agreement with the Atlanta Housing Authority": Atlanta (Ga.) 1967 July 31 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations in another hand, 2pp [3 copies]
2.5.0.310 "Statement on Voter Registration Drive of the Chicago Freedom Movement": Chicago (Ill.) 1966 December 2 typed manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.5.0.320 "Statement #1: To Be Used if There is a Victory for Reagan, Anti Review Board of NY, Maddox, Mahoney of Maryland, etc." 1964 November 15 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.5.0.325 "Statement #2: To be used in case of some surprising victories for our side" 1964 November 15 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.5.0.330 "Statement to the Press at the Beginning of the Youth Leadership Conference": Raleigh (N.C.) 1960 April 5 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.5.0.340 "Statement to Time Magazine" 1962 January 12 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.5.0.350 "Statement Urging People to Vote" 1965 September 3 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
Subseries 2.6 Notes, fragments and other materials circa 1948-1968 .5 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The subseries includes notes on various materials, diaries and unidentified fragments by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Arrangement
The subseries is arranged alphabetically by title. If no title was given, items are listed under the first word of the text or title "Unidentified".
2.6.0.10 "Aphorisms and Quotations": spiral notebook circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 30pp
2.6.0.20 "[Be an endless reign...]": draft fragment circa 1956-1964 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p [page 7]
2.6.0.30 "[Birmingham, Ala...]": speech fragment circa 1962-1963 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.35 "Birmingham triggered...", notes on newspaper article "Birmingham-Key Word Behind Kennedy Action on Civil Rights Bill", by Arthur Edson, Chicago's American 1963 August 18 autograph manuscript unsigned on newspaper clipping, 1p
2.6.0.40 "Civil Disobedience": outline undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.6.0.50 "Civil Rights Bill": notes on folder circa 1964 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.55 "Dear" and "Mrs. King": letter fragments undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.6.0.60 "Debate on 'The Nation's Future'": notes circa 1960 November 26 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
2.6.0.70 "Diary" 1954 bound journal, 39pp
2.6.0.80 "Diary" 1966 March-December bound journal, 42pp
2.6.0.90 "Diary from Albany Jail": Albany (Ga.) 1962 July 10-11 autograph manuscript unsigned, 9pp
2.6.0.100 "Does Jesus Care?": lyrics to hymn by Frank E. Graeff and J. Lincoln Hall undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.110 "Draft paragraphs" circa 1965-1968 typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.120 "[Failure at the common...]": quotations written on envelope 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.6.0.130 "[A Few months ago...]": speech fragment on Albany (Ga.) circa 1962 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.6.0.140 "[VI.]": outline fragment undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.150 "[For the first few weeks...]": essay fragment circa 1955-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.160 "Foreword to 'How to Make an Evangelistic Call' by H.H. McConnell": verbatim notes with "How To Make and Evangelistic Call" by Seward Hiltner circa 1947 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p, and pamphlet, 24pp
2.6.0.170 "Foreword": draft of foreword to Neil Sullivan's "Now Is the Time" 1967 June 20 typed manuscript unsigned, 3pp
2.6.0.180 "[Gandhi speaks for us...]": note undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.185 "Hayward, John F.": citation and notes on folder undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.6.0.190 "[History records Lincoln...]" circa 1960 March typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
Processing Information:
This manuscript was originally located inside the back cover of Melvin E. Wheatley's Going His way , BX8333.W45 G65 1957.
2.6.0.200 "[I am happy...]": speech fragment, Augusta, GA circa 1962-1965 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.210 "[Indeed, the vast...]": draft of speech fragment circa 1963 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp (pages 5-7)
2.6.0.220 "The Inescapable God": reference to "The Great Realities" circa 1955-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.230 "[IV. It is the good news...]": outline fragment circa 1958-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.240 "[Let each of us go out...]": speech fragment circa 1956-1968 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 2pp
2.6.0.250 "Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story": comic book circa 1957 booklet, 16pp [8 copies]
2.6.0.260 "[More and better jobs...]" circa 1967 typed manuscript unsigned, 4pp [2 copies]
2.6.0.270 "The Morning Worship": program for church service, Montgomery (Ala.) circa 1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.280 "Motivation": notes on folder circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.290 "Mrs. Crawford's anniversary": notecard undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.300 Notecard on "Reports" circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.6.0.310 Notecard on Rudolf Bultman circa 1953 October 27 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.320 Notes and annotations on loose pages of unidentified book undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
2.6.0.330 Notes for interview on "Face the Nation" 1964 May 10 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.340 Notes on "canon": pages removed from Knowing the Bible by Raymond Knox undated book pages with annotations, 5pp
2.6.0.350 Notes on Harold DeWolf circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
This sermon was originally located in a file labeled "Sermons Not Preached" by Dr. King.
2.6.0.360 Notes on invitation received and letter to write circa 1965 May autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.370 Notes on multiple topics on folder undated autograph manuscript signed, 1p
2.6.0.380 Notes on "the moral issue" circa 1963-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.390 Notes on the recruitment of volunteers circa 1962 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
2.6.0.400 Notes on religion and philosophy: "Weekly Time Book" notebook circa 1948-1951 bound notebook, 13pp
2.6.0.410 Notes on sit-ins, the presidential election and Harry S. Truman circa 1960 April autograph manuscript unsigned, 11pp
2.6.0.420 "[Passing of notes]": outline fragment undated autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.430 "[Paul Ylirsaker]": address and notes circa 1963 April autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.433 "Quotes" circa 1960 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
See also: "Why We Choose Jail Over Bail".
2.6.0.435 "Secretary to His Highness...": letter fragment circa 1957 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
Processing Information:
This manuscript was originally located inside Jaya Chamaraja Wadiyar's Dattâtreya : the way and the goal / Introd. by S. Radhakrishnan , BL1245.D3 J39 1957.
2.6.0.440 "Sir Philip Sydney": notecard circa 1948-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.450 "[...the threat to freedom...]": draft of pages 26-28 of unidentified speech circa 1963-1964 typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 3pp
2.6.0.460 "10 Greatest Men of the Century": list circa 1960-1965 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.470 To do list circa 1962-1967 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.480 Unidentified fragment circa 1962 typed manuscript unsigned, 2pp
2.6.0.490 Unidentified fragment circa 1963-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.500 Unidentified fragment undated typed manuscript unsigned with annotations, 1p
2.6.0.510 "[We are challenged...]": draft fragment circa 1963-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.520 "[We have come...]": notecard circa 1956-1962 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
2.6.0.530 "[Words are inadequate...]": speech fragment on verso of typed document circa 1965-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p, and typed document, 1p