Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection

Series 4: Research Notes


Repository: Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center
Title: Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection next hit: Series 4: Research Notes
Dates: circa 1943-1969
Quantity: 3.5 linear feet
Identification: Series 4
Language: Materials are in English.

Scope and Contents of the Series

The series consists primarily of notes taken by Martin Luther King, Jr. The bulk of the notes were taken as reference material for King’s coursework while a doctoral student at Boston University (1952-1955), including notes taken specifically as reference material for King’s dissertation; these notes focus specifically on theology and theologians. Later notes relate to books and articles read by King on a wide variety of subjects (1943-1968), as well as publications that mention or publish work by King, his wife, his associates, or organizations related to King (1968-1969).


Arrangement of the Series

The series is organized into eight subseries: 1. General Subject file; 2. Theologian's Debate Box; 3. Subject Index file; 4. Author Index file; 5. Title Index file; 6. Notes on Books of the Bible; 7. Notes on the Latter Prophets; 8. Notes on Philosophers. The series is arranged alphabetically. Subseries 6 and 7 arranged in order of occurrence in the Bible.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access is restricted to digital surrogates available in the Archives and Special Collections 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 Permission to publish or quote from previously unpublished materials or from materials under copyright must first be obtained from the copyright holder.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 items have been separated to proper housing.


Index Terms

Names

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
Tillich, Paul, 1886-1965
Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947
Wieman, Henry Nelson, 1884-1975.

Organizations

Boston University.

Subjects

Ancient philosophy
Books of the Bible
Civil rights movement
Theology.

Places

Africa
Boston (Mass.)

Document Types

Clippings, press
Manuscripts

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 Collection

Series 4 Research Notes circa 1943-1969
Subseries 4.1: General Subject File 1948-1968 1.2 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The General Subject File consists of notes and newspaper and magazine clippings on a wide range of subjects, including African-Americans, civil rights in the United States and Africa, as well as major world political and religious figures (1943-1968). Some of the clippings are articles about Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King.
Arrangement
The subseries is organized into four subsubseries: 1. A-Z; 2. Notes on Paul Tillich; 3. Unidentified Notes; 4. Notes on Philosophers. The A-Z subsubseries and Notes on Paul Tillich are arranged alphabetically by topic. Notes on Philosophers are arranged alphabetically by philosopher’s name
Subsubseries 4.1.1: A-Z 1943-1968
4.1.1.10 A 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 57pp, with magazine and newspaper clippings, 10pp
4.1.1.20 B 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 43pp, with newspaper clippings, 3pp
4.1.1.30 C 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 63pp, with magazine and newspaper clippings, 9pp
4.1.1.40 D 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 34pp, with magazine clipping, 1p
4.1.1.50 E 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 47pp, with magazine clipping, 4pp
4.1.1.60 F 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 40pp, with magazine clippings, 2pp
4.1.1.70 G 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 68pp
4.1.1.80 H 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 48pp
4.1.1.90 I 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 45pp, with magazine clipping, 1p
4.1.1.100 J 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 41pp
4.1.1.110 K 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 18pp
4.1.1.120 L 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 28pp, with magazine clippings and newsprint document, 5pp
4.1.1.130 Mc 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p, with newspaper clipping, 1p
4.1.1.140 M 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 95pp, with magazine and newspaper clippings, 5pp
4.1.1.150 N 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 24pp, with magazine and newspaper clippings, 16pp
4.1.1.160 O 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 10pp
4.1.1.170 P 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 82pp, with magazine and newspaper clippings, 5pp
4.1.1.180 Q 1943-1968 divider card, 1p
4.1.1.190 R 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 87pp, with magazine and newspaper clippings, 4pp
4.1.1.200 S 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 80pp, with newspaper clippings, 4pp
4.1.1.210 T 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 35pp
4.1.1.220 U 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp, with 2 pamphlets, 22pp,
4.1.1.230 V 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.1.1.240 W 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 46pp, with newspaper clipping, 1p
4.1.1.250 X-Y-Z 1943-1968 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp, with magazine and newspaper clippings, 7pp
Subsubseries 4.1.2: Notes on Paul Tillich circa 1952-1953
4.1.2.10 Anxiety circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.1.2.20 Being and Becoming circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.1.2.30 Categories circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
4.1.2.40 Dynamics circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
4.1.2.50 "Elements Which Constitute the Ontological Structure" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.1.2.60 Finitude-Freedom circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 17pp
4.1.2.70 "God" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 23pp
4.1.2.80 "Holiness of God"-"Holy" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.1.2.90 "Individualization and Participation" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
4.1.2.100 "Man" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.1.2.110 "Ontology..." circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.1.2.120 "Personality of God" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.1.2.130 "The Secular in Relation to the Holy"- "Symbols and Ontological Structure" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 23pp
4.1.2.140 "The Third Level of Ontological Concepts"-"Tillich's Significance" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.1.2.150 "World" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
Subsubseries 4.1.3: Unfiled notes
4.1.3.10 Unidentified verse and bibliographic entries circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
Subsubseries 4.1.4: Notes on Philosophers
4.1.4.10 "Anaximander" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.1.4.20 "Anaximenes" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.1.4.30 "Augustine" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
4.1.4.40 "Democritus" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.1.4.50 "Leibniz" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 20pp
4.1.4.60 "Plato" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
4.1.4.70 "Protagorus" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.1.4.80 "Thales" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp, with typed document, 2pp
Subseries 4.2: Theologian's Debate Box circa 1953-1955 .2 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The Theologian’s Debate Box consists of notes on theologians Paul Tillich and Henry Nelson Wieman, taken by Martin Luther King, Jr., for his dissertation at Boston University (1953-1955).
Arrangement
The subseries is organized into three subsubseries: 1. Notes on Paul Tillich; 2. Notes on Henry N. Wieman; 3. Summary Notes. All of the subsubseries are arranged in the original order of the cards.
Subsubseries 4.2.1: Notes on Paul Tillich circa 1953-1955
4.2.1.10 "Message and Situation" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 40pp
4.2.1.20 "Tillich's Methodology" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 15pp
4.2.1.30 "Philosophy and Theology (Tillich)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.2.1.40 "Methodology (Criticism of Supranaturalism and Barth)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.2.1.50 "Method of Correlation (Tillich)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.2.1.60 "Tillich, An Interpretation (Intro to Method of Correlation)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.2.1.70 "Tillich's Philosophy of Religion" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.2.1.80 "Tillich's Method" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
Subsubseries 4.2.2: Notes on Henry Nelson Wieman circa 1953-1955
4.2.2.10 "Knowledge of God (Wieman)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
4.2.2.20 "Knowledge of God (Wieman) A Critique" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.2.2.30 "Sin, definition (Wieman)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.2.2.40 "Perception of God (Wieman)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.2.2.50 "Symbols (Wieman)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.2.2.60 "Science (Wieman)/Scientific Method (Wieman)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 11pp
4.2.2.70 "Sense Awareness (Wieman)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.2.2.80 "Methodology, Ways of Knowing (Wieman)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
4.2.2.90 "Knowing God (Wieman)/Knowledge of God (Wieman)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 10pp
4.2.2.100 "Perceiving God (Wieman)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 14pp
4.2.2.110 "Authority in Religion or Ways of Knowing" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.2.2.120 "Wieman's empiricism" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.2.2.130 "Revelation as a way of Knowing (Wieman)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.2.2.140 "Methodology" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.2.2.150 "Observation/Scientific Method (def.)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
4.2.2.160 "Faith as a way of Knowing (Wieman)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
Subsubseries 4.2.3: Summary Notes circa 1953-1955
4.2.3.10 "Summary" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 13pp
4.2.3.20 "Causality and Freedom/Cause, Error and Law" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 15pp
4.2.3.30 "Extensive Abstractism" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
4.2.3.40 "Method of Ex Abstraction" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.2.3.50 "Worship" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp, with library book form with annotations, 2pp
4.2.3.60 "God (Dewey)/Religion (def.)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.2.3.70 "Existentialism" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.2.3.80 "Criticism of the scientific method in Religion" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.2.3.90 "What is a cause/The four objections..." circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.2.3.100 "Error" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.2.3.110 "Objects (The torn strands in his concept of Object)" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.2.3.120 "The Scope of Philosophy/The Transition" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 16pp
4.2.3.130 "Problem of evil" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.2.3.140 "[Whitehead's] doctrine of Freedom" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.2.3.150 "Differences of the Transition Period from the early scientific period" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.2.3.160 "Criticism of [Whitehead's] Doctrine of Causality" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.2.3.170 "Fallacy of Simple Location" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
4.2.3.180 "Theory of Perception in the Light of the Fallacy of Misplaced Concreteness" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.2.3.190 "How is finite Truth Possible?" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
4.2.3.200 "1922 Work" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.2.3.210 "In CON PNK and Rel" circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.2.3.220 Miscellaneous notes on paper and cardboard circa 1953-1955 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
Subseries 4.3: Subject Index File circa 1952-1954 .35 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The Subject Index File consists of notes on philosophical and religious topics, as well as specific philosophers, including notes on Alfred N. Whitehead, taken by Martin Luther King, Jr. while a student at Boston University (1952-1954).
Arrangement
The subseries is organized into three subsubseries: 1. A-Z; 2. Notes on Religious Topics; 3. Notes on Alfred N. Whitehead. The A-Z subsubseries is arranged alphabetically. Notes on Religious Topics and Alfred N. Whitehead are arranged in the original order of the cards.
Subsubseries 4.3.1: A-Z
4.3.1.10 A circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 10pp
4.3.1.20 B circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 23pp
4.3.1.30 C circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 9pp
4.3.1.40 D circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp, with newspaper clippings, 2pp
4.3.1.50 E circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 18pp
4.3.1.60 F circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
4.3.1.70 G circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.3.1.80 H circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 9pp
4.3.1.90 I circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.3.1.100 J circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.1.110 K circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.1.120 L circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.1.130 Mc circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.3.1.140 M circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 18pp
4.3.1.150 N circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 62pp
4.3.1.160 O circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.3.1.170 P circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 10pp
4.3.1.180 Q circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.3.1.190 R circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 33pp
4.3.1.200 S circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 100pp
4.3.1.210 T circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 18pp
4.3.1.220 U circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.1.230 V circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.3.1.240 W circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.1.250 X-Y-Z circa 1952-1954 divider card only
Subsubseries 4.3.2: Notes on Religious Topics
4.3.2.10 "Reason + Knowledge" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.3.2.20 "Revelation + Biblical Authority" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.2.30 "God: Attributes, Relation to World et." circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.2.40 "Man: Origin, Limitations and Freedom" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.2.50 "Man: Sinner" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.2.60 "Man: Citizen of Two Worlds" circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.3.2.70 "Jesus: Humanity and Ethical Character" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
4.3.2.80 "Jesus: Divinity and Missions" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.3.2.90 "Jesus: Birth, Death, Resurrection; Adventism" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.3.2.100 "The Holy Spirit and the Trinity" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.2.110 "The Judgement" circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.3.2.120 "Salvation" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.2.130 "The Kingdom" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.3.2.140 "The Church" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.2.150 "The Sacraments" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.2.160 "Prayer" circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
Subsubseries 4.3.3: Notes on Alfred N. Whitehead
4.3.3.10 "Method of extensive abstraction" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.3.3.20 "Bifurcation of Nature" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.30 "Problem of finding permanent Factor in a world of Flux: eternal objects" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.40 "Problems of Whitehead" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.50 "Primacy of Events" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.60 "Moment (its meaning)" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.70 "Quasi Positivism (Phi of Science)" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.3.80 "Nature of Thought (Fact, Factories, Entities)" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.90 "Event" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.100 "Nature + Thought" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.110 "Nature" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.120 "A.N. Whitehead" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.130 "La Théorie Relationniste de l'Espace" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.140 "Events" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.3.150 "In saying that..." circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.160 "Cause, Error" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.3.170 "Causal Theory of Reception" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.3.180 "Objects" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.3.3.190 "Objects" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
4.3.3.200 "Meaning of Recognition" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.210 "Location + Situation" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.220 "In PNK W. affirms..." circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.230 "Nature closed to mind" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.240 "Perception" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.250 "Thought" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.3.3.260 "The raw material..." circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.270 "Nature" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.280 "Phi of science..." circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.3.3.290 "Homogeneous thoughts + Heterogeneous thought" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.300 "Whitehead affirms that..." circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.310 "Error of traditional theory of Substance" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.320 "Refutation of Substance Philosophy" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
4.3.3.330 "Relation between Et Orly and Actual Occasions" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 16pp
4.3.3.340 "God" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.3.350 "God" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
4.3.3.360 "The Organic Universe" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.3.3.370 "Event" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.380 "Imp." circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.390 "Formative elements" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.3.3.400 "Creativity" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.410 "Eternal Objects" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.3.3.420 "Ideal Forms" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.430 "Actual Occasions" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.3.3.440 "Cognition" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.450 "Eternal Objects and Act Occasion" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.3.3.460 "Different meanings of Prehension" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.3.3.470 "Perception" circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
Subseries 4.4: Author Index File circa 1952-1954 .1 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The Author Index File consists of bibliographic notes on various authors of historical, religious and philosophical texts, including a set of notes specifically addressing philosophical ideas in the works of G.W.F. Hegel and Immanuel Kant, taken by Martin Luther King, Jr. while a student at Boston University (1952-1954).
Arrangement
The subseries is organized into two subsubseries: 1. A-Z; 2. Notes on Hegel and Kant. A-Z subsubseries arranged alphabetically. Notes on Hegel and Kant are arranged in the original order of the cards.
Subsubseries 4.4.1: A-Z
4.4.1.10 A circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.4.1.20 B circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
4.4.1.30 C circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.4.1.40 D circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.4.1.50 E circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.4.1.60 F circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.4.1.70 G circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.4.1.80 H circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp, and typed document and stamps, 1p
4.4.1.90 I circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.4.1.100 J circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.4.1.110 K circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp, and typed manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.4.1.120 L circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.4.1.130 Mc circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
4.4.1.140 M circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.4.1.150 N circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6pp
4.4.1.160 O circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.4.1.170 P circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.4.1.180 Q circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.4.1.190 R circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.4.1.200 S circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 10pp
4.4.1.210 T circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.4.1.220 U circa 1952-1954 divider card only
4.4.1.230 V circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.4.1.240 W circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
4.4.1.250 X-Y-Z circa 1952-1954 divider card only
Subsubseries 4.4.2: Notes on Hegel and Kant
4.4.2.10 Various notes on Hegel and Kant circa 1952-1954 autograph manuscript unsigned, 12pp
Subseries 4.5: Title Index File 1968-1969 .41 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The Title Index File consists of bibliographic notes on various US and foreign magazines, newspapers and journals that published articles on Martin Luther King, Jr., his family, his associates, and the Civil Rights Movement in general. These notes were not taken by Martin Luther King, Jr., but are in an unknown hand, and include references to articles published after his death (1968-1969).
Arrangement
The subseries is organized into three subsubseries: 1. General Publications; 2. Newspapers; 3. Foreign Publications. All of the subsubseries are arranged alphabetically by title of the publication.
Subsubseries 4.5.1: General Publications
4.5.1.10 A 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 22pp
4.5.1.20 B 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 11pp
4.5.1.30 C 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 47pp
4.5.1.40 D 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 14pp
4.5.1.50 E 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.5.1.60 F 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 17pp
4.5.1.70 G 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 10pp
4.5.1.80 H 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 9pp
4.5.1.90 I 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.5.1.100 J 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.5.1.110 K 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.5.1.120 L 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 13pp
4.5.1.130 Mc 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.5.1.140 M 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 16pp
4.5.1.150 N 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 27pp
4.5.1.160 O 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.5.1.170 P 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 11pp
4.5.1.180 Q 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.5.1.190 R 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.5.1.200 S 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 19pp
4.5.1.210 T 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 15pp
4.5.1.220 U 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.5.1.230 V 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.5.1.240 W 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 34pp
Subsubseries 4.5.2: Newspapers
4.5.2.10 A 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 13pp
4.5.2.20 B 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 3pp
4.5.2.30 C 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 34pp
4.5.2.40 D 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.5.2.50 G 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 13pp
4.5.2.60 H 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.5.2.70 L 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.5.2.80 M 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.5.2.90 N 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 27pp
4.5.2.100 O 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.5.2.110 P 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 8pp
4.5.2.120 Q 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.5.2.130 R 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 16pp
4.5.2.140 S 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 13pp
4.5.2.150 T 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 9pp
4.5.2.160 U 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.5.2.170 V 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 15pp
4.5.2.180 W 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 23pp
Subsubseries 4.5.3: Foreign Publications
4.5.3.10 B 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned,1p
4.5.3.20 C 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.5.3.30 D 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 2pp
4.5.3.40 I 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.5.3.50 J 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned,1p
4.5.3.60 L 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5pp
4.5.3.70 N 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.5.3.80 S 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1p
4.5.3.90 T 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 4pp
4.5.3.100 U 1968-1969 autograph manuscript unsigned, 7pp
Subseries 4.6: Notes on Books of the Bible circa 1952-1953 .16 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The Notes on Books of the Bible subseries consists of notes on books of the Old Testament Bible taken by Martin Luther King, Jr. while a student at Boston University (1952-1953). The notes consist of numbered “class notes” that address each book generally and notes on specific topics, titled by topic and book verse number.
Arrangement
The subseries is arranged in the order of the books of the Old Testament. Notes arranged by book verse number.
4.6.0.10 Genesis-Amos circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 18pp
4.6.0.20 Genesis circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 26 pp
4.6.0.30 Exodus circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 15 pp
4.6.0.40 Leviticus circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 10 pp
4.6.0.50 Numbers circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 12 pp
4.6.0.60 Deuteronomy circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 23 pp
4.6.0.70 Joshua circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 26 pp
4.6.0.80 Judges circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 24 pp
4.6.0.90 Ruth circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 6 pp
4.6.0.100 I Samuel circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 30 pp
4.6.0.110 II Samuel circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 34 pp
4.6.0.120 I Kings circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 38 pp
4.6.0.130 II Kings circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5 pp
4.6.0.140 I and II Chronicles circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 20 pp
4.6.0.150 Ezra-Nehemiah circa 1952-1963 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 17 pp
4.6.0.160 Esther circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 10 pp
4.6.0.170 Job circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 38 pp
4.6.0.180 Psalms circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 140 pp
4.6.0.200 Proverbs circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 48 pp
4.6.0.210 Ecclesiastes circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 14 pp
4.6.0.220 Song of Solomon circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 3 pp
4.6.0.230 Song of Songs circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 4 pp
4.6.0.240 Lamentations circa 1952-1953 divider card only
4.6.0.250 Daniel circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 11 pp
Subseries 4.7: Notes on the Latter Prophets circa 1952-1953 .08 linear feet
Scope and Contents
The Notes on the “Latter Prophets” subseries consists of notes on books of the Old Testament Bible taken by Martin Luther King, Jr. while a student at Boston University (1952-1953). Notes consist of numbered “class notes” that address each book generally and notes on specific topics, titled by topic and book verse number.
Arrangement
The subseries is arranged in the order of the books in the Old Testament. Notes are arranged by book verse number.
4.7.0.10 Isaiah circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 73 pp
4.7.0.20 Jeremiah circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 34 pp
4.7.0.30 Ezekial circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 34 pp
4.7.0.40 Hosea circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 21 pp
4.7.0.50 Joel circa 1952-1953 divider card only
4.7.0.60 Amos circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 29 pp
4.7.0.70 Obadiah circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 5 pp
4.7.0.80 Jonah circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 1 p
4.7.0.90 Michah circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 18 pp
4.7.0.100 Nahum circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 7 pp
4.7.0.110 Habakkuk circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 12 pp
4.7.0.120 Zephaniah circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscript unsigned, 9 pp
4.7.0.130 Haggai circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 5 pp
4.7.0.140 Zachariah circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 8 pp
4.7.0.150 Malachi circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 11 pp
Subseries 4.8: Notes on Philosophers circa 1952-1954 .03 linear feet
Scope and Contents
Notes on St. Augustine, Thomas Aquinas and various other classical and modern philosophers taken by Martin Luther King, Jr. while a student at Boston University (1952-1953).
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically.
4.8.0.10 St. Augustine and Thomas Aquinas circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 59 pp
4.8.0.20 Various circa 1952-1953 autograph manuscripts unsigned, 14 pp