The Archives Research Center has many individual, familial, and organizational collections. The archives are located on the upper level of the Library in the Virginia Lacy Jones Exhibition Hall. Visitors are encouraged to make appointments 24 business hours in advance to ensure materials will be accessible, and staff is available to assist.
Browse our archival and manuscript collection inventories to find detailed descriptions of each of our collections.
The collection represents much of Dr. King’s life and work spanning from 1944 to 1968 allowing insight into Dr. King’s thoughts, personality, ministerial preparation, organizational skills and strategic planning during the Civil Rights period.
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