The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
[Lectures by Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King in Hartford, Conn.]
Repository: University of Hartford. Archives and Special Collections
Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes lectures delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered the speech 'The Future of Integration,' in 1959 at Bushnell Memorial, a theater in Hartford. The lecture by Coretta Scott King, November 10, 1978, was delivered at the University of Hartford in the university's physical education building. She spoke at the invitation of the Black People's Union and the Student Program Council. Hartford. The title was "Human Rights and the Challenge of the Future." The university has a photograph of her delivering this lecture.
Collection Description (Extant): The Martin Luther King, Jr., lecture is part of the Keller Lectures Collection. It was endowed by the Keller family in memory of Alexander Keller in the early 1950s. This series brought many other prominent individuals to the University including Henry Kissinger. This collection is approximately 3 linear feet.
Access Copy Note: The University of Hartford Archives exists primarily to serve the needs of the University Community. Access to others may be granted with permission.
Date(s): 1959, 1978
Digital Status: Yes
Extent: 2 sound discs (CD); photograph
Rights (Extant): The copyright to the Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King lectures remains with the Martin Luther King Foundation in Atlanta.
Civil rights movements--Connecticut
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
University of Hartford