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A collection of Ambassador Andrew J. Young's papers have been donated to the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, a part of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System. The Andrew J. Young Papers document Young’s career and family life spanning more than 50 years, including his work as a minister, civil rights activist, author, Congressman, Ambassador to the United Nations, Mayor of Atlanta, Co-Chair of the 1996 Atlanta Committee of the Olympic Games,and more. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, press releases, calendars, books, minutes, reports, publications, articles, photographs, scrapbooks, and more.