In this area, MARBL continues to develop its activist and political collections, particularly with the recent addition of the LGBT collection. Other strengths include the personal papers of the United States Senator, Sam Nunn and the United States Representatives, James C. Davis and James A. Mackay in addition to the papers of a broad range of political figures from Georgia politics.
Civil Rights and Post-Civil Rights Activism
- The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1968-2002
- Vincent Harding, founder of the Institute of the Black World
- Doris A. Derby, one of the founders of the Free Southern Theater
- Ralph McGill, editor of the Atlanta Constitution