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Dorothy Rogers Tilly (1883-1970) was a Civil rights worker and church worker from Atlanta, Georgia.
Scope and Content Note
Dorothy Rogers Tilly (1883-1970) was a Civil rights worker and church worker from Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of photocopies (from material in the possession of the Atlanta University Archives and Emory University) of biographical data, reports, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, minutes, speeches, and other papers collected by Dr. Arnold Michael Shankman, Winthrop history department member (1975-1983), who did research on Mrs. Tilly. Most of the collection concerns Mrs. Tilly’s work as a field worker and member of the Fellowship of the Concerned and the Southern Regional Council, with which the Fellowship was affiliated.
The papers of Dorothy Rogers Tilly, civil rights activist and church worker from Atlanta, Georgia were received as a gift from Dr. Arnold Shankman on February 5, 1979. A large part of the collection contains duplicate and photocopied material from the Southern Regional Council records now part of the Atlanta University Archives Collection and the Dorothy Rogers Tilly Papers at the Special Collections Department of the Robert W. Woodruff Library of Emory University.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Dorothy Rogers Tilly Papers - Accession 235". Finding Aid 299.
LC Subject Headings
Tilly, Dorothy Rogers, 1883-1970; Shankman, Arnold M., 1945-1983--Archives; Southern Regional Council; Women civil rights workers; Women in church work; Civil rights--Religious aspects