Preliminary Guide to the Edgemont Community Center Records, 1955-1973

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Edgemont Community Center records
Edgemont Community Center
6 Linear Feet, 2500 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

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[Identification of item], Edgemont Community Center Records, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

1. Accession 72-044

This unprocessed accession of administrative records documents the operations, fund raising activities, programs, and publications of the Durham based service organization between 1955 and 1973, chiefly 1967-1973. The collection is open for research.

Correspondence, 1967-1973
Box 1
Announcements, 1967-1973 and undated
Box 1
Board of Director - Organization, various dates and undated
Box 1
By-laws, various dates and undated
Box 1
Clinic, undated
Box 1
Clippings, various dates
Box 1
Director's Reports, 1965-1970
Box 1
Director's Reports, 1970-1973
Box 1
Financial Statements, 1955-1972
Box 1
Financial Statements, 1972-1973 and undated
Box 1
Forms, 1968 and undated
Box 1
Ledger, 1959-1964
Box 2
Ledger, 1957-1968
Box 2
Legal Papers, 1941-1963 and undated
Box 3
Fund Raising: Special Programs, 1967-1967 and undated
Box 3
Funding Proposals and Sources, 1967-1973 and undated
Box 3
Insurance, 1965-1971 and undated
Box 3
Minutes, 1944-1969 and undated
Box 3
Minutes, 1969-1973 and undated
Box 3
Property, 1955-1968 and undated
Box 3
Property for Reorganization, 1969 and undated
Box 3
Pictures, 1971 and undated
Box 3
Proposal Endorsements, 1969
Box 4
Summer Programs, 1967-1973 and undated
Box 4
The Torch, 1,1 - 2,5: 1970, Oct. 15-1972, Dec. 10
Box 4
SE Durham Recreation & Youth Activities: A Task Force Report, 1972, Aug.
Box 4
United Fund, 1964-1969 and undated
Box 4
General, 1967-1972 and undated
Box 4
Papers, 1950-1973
(2 folders)
Box 4

Historical Note

The Edgemont Community Center was incorporated in 1941 in Durham, NC, as an autonomous, service oriented center located in a low-income white neighborhood beset by numerous social problems. The center came to serve a more racially mixed population in later years.

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Received as a gift by the Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections Library in 1973.

Processing Information

Processed by Paula Jeannett

Completed September 3, 1998

This collection is unprocessed: materials may have not been ordered and described beyond their original condition.