Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (Emory University)

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As the University's central library facility, the Woodruff Library brings together traditional library resources and electronic information technology and provides a range of services to support the academic mission of Emory University. Special centers within the Library offer users access to rare books and manuscripts, the opportunity to learn in state-of-the-art electronic classrooms, and assistance with the use of electronic data and multimedia resources for teaching and research.

Emory's collection strengths include Methodism in the south, the Civil War, Southern writing, Georgia political and commercial life, African American culture and history, women's history, American communism, and civil rights. A developing area of interest is modern British and Irish literature.
Parent Institution:
Emory University
540 Asbury Circle Atlanta, GA 30322


Name Description
African American Literature Books and pamphlets, generally published in the latter half of the 19th century, chronicling the lives and issues of African Americans during that time.
Emory Yearbooks The Emory Campus, the Asodecoan, the Aesculapian, the Zodiac and other Emory University yearbooks from 1893 to 1999.
Historical Sketches of the Greater Atlanta Young Women's Christian Association Historical sketches, essays, and photographs relating to the Greater Atlanta YWCA, dating from 1902 to 1975.
Ralph McGill FBI Files FBI file on Atlanta newspaper editor Ralph McGill.
Sam Nunn Papers Senator Sam Nunn's newsletters and transcripts of reports to constituents dated from 1973 to 1984.