Jones family papers of Lovett School
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Jones family papers of Lovett School

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Jones, A. Waldo
Title: Jones family papers of Lovett School
Dates: 1961-1971
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS188f

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials surrounding the desegregation of the Lovett School in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection contains letters from the school's Board of Trustees explaining its position on the admission of black students; correspondence concerning the Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity (ESCRU) and its picketing of the school. The collection includes newspaper clippings pertaining to Lovett's refusal to admit Martin Luther King III, its conflict with the Episcopal Church position on integration and the ESCRU picketing. The collection contains a 1966 letter from Lovett's Board to parents announcing their intention to desegregate the school, as well as school directories from 1963-1966.

Index Terms

Civil rights--Georgia--Atlanta
King , Martin Luther, III
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Lovett School (Atlanta, Ga.).
School integration--Georgia
Sibley, John

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jones family papers of Lovett School, MSS 188f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1974


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List



1Papers, 1961-1971