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Guide to the Council of the Southern Mountains Records, 1912-1970; Series I
 

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The Council of the Southern Mountains Records
Papers: 1912-1970
144 linear feet
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Overview & Series Description
History
Series I - Organizational and Administrative Records 1915-1975
Series II - General Correspondence, 1957-1970
       part 1 | part 2 | part 3 | part 4 | part 5
Series III - Annual Conference Records, 1912-1974
Series IV - Financial Records, 1923-1970
Series V - Funding Agencies, 1952-1970
Series VI - Commission Records, 1926-1972
Series VII - Community Action Program (CAP) Materials, 1946-1970
Series VIII - Mountain Life & Work, 1925-1970
Series IX - Urban Migrants, 1935-1970
Series X - Reference Materials, 1913-1970
Series XI - Photographs

Series I Organizational and Administrative Records, 1915-1970 Boxes 1-17

This series consists of the correspondence of the Council’s Executive Secretaries and Presidents; Commissioner’s Minutes,
Board of Directors Minutes, and Executive Committee minutes; Articles of Incorporation, Constitution and By-laws including
revisions; organizational charts, rules and procedures; and general administrative files regarding staff and employee policy,
staff memoranda, meeting minutes, and resumes. The largest portion of the series consists of the 1951-1957
correspondence of Executive Director Perley F. Ayer and Board of Directors Minutes 1950-1970.

Box 1

  1. Campbell, John C. and Olive (Founders), 1915
  2. Dingman, Helen (Executive Secretary) - Correspondence, 1928-1931
  3. Dingman, Helen - Correspondence, 1932
  4. Dingman, Helen - Correspondence, 1932
  5. Dingman, Helen - Correspondence, 1933 - 1939
  6. Dingman, Helen - Correspondence, 1940 - 1950
  7. Dingman, Helen - speeches and articles, 1929 - 1930
  8. Dingman, Helen - speeches and articles, 1929 - 1930
  9. Taylor, Alva (Executive Secretary) - Miscellaneous, 1943 - 1945
  10. Morris, Glyn (Executive Secretary) - Correspondence and Minutes, 1946
  11. Morris, Glyn - Correspondence with James Still, 1946-1947
  12. Search for Executive Secretary, 1946-1947
  13. Goodell, Florence - Correspondence, 1946-1948
Box 2
  1. Goodell, Florence - Correspondence, 1948 - 1949
  2. Goodell, Florence - Correspondence, 1949 - 1951
  3. Ayer, Perley (Executive Secretary) - Correspondence, 1951
  4. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 1-2/1952
  5. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 3-4/1952
  6. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 4-5/1952
  7. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 6-8/1952
  8. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 9-10/1952
  9. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 11-12/1952
Box 3
  1. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 1-2/1953
  2. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 2-3/1953
  3. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 3-5/1953
  4. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 6-8/1953
  5. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 8/1953
  6. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 9/1953
  7. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 9/1953
  8. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 10/1953
  9. Ayer. Perley - Correspondence, 11/1953
  10. Ayer. Perley - Correspondence, 11/1953
  11. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 12/1953
Box 4
  1. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 1/1954
  2. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 2/1954
  3. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 3/1954
  4. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 3/1954
  5. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 4/1954
  6. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 5/1954
  7. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 6/1954
  8. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 7-8/1954
  9. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 9/1954
Box 5
  1. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 10-11/1954
  2. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 11/1954
  3. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 12/1954
  4. Ayer, Perley - miscellaneous, 1954
  5. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 1/1955
  6. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 1/1955
  7. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 1/1955
  8. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 1/1955
  9. Ayer, Perely - Correspondence, 2/1955
Box 6
  1. Ayer, Perely - Correspondence, 2/1955
  2. Ayer, Perely - Correspondence, 2/1955
  3. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 3/1955
  4. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 3/1955
  5. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 3/1955
  6. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 3/1955
  7. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 4/1955
  8. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 4/1955
  9. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 4/1955
Box 7
  1. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 5/1955
  2. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 6-7/1955
  3. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 8/1955
  4. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 8/1955
  5. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 9/1955
  6. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 10/1955
  7. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 10/1955
  8. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 10/1955
Box 8
  1. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 11/1955
  2. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 11/1955
  3. Ayer, Perely - Correspondence, 12/1955
  4. Ayer, Perely - Correspondence, 12/1955
  5. Ayer, Perely - Correspondence, 1/1956
  6. Ayer, Perely - Correspondence, 1/1956
  7. Ayer, Perely - Correspondence, 2/1956
  8. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 3/1956
  9. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 4/1956
  10. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 5/1956
Box 9
  1. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 6-7/1
  2. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 8/1956
  3. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 8/1956
  4. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 9/1956
  5. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 10/1956
  6. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 10/1956
  7. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 10/1956
  8. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 11/1956
  9. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 11/1956
Box 10
  1. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 11/1956
  2. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 12/1956
  3. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 12/1956
  4. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 1/1957
  5. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 2/1/957
  6. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 2/1/957
  7. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 2/1/957
  8. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 3/1957
  9. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 3/1957
  10. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 4/1957
  11. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 4/195
Box 11
  1. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 5/1957
  2. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 6/1957
  3. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 6/1957
  4. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 7/1957
  5. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 7/1957
  6. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 8/1957
  7. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 9/1957
  8. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 9/1957
  9. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 10/1957
  10. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 10/1957
  11. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 10/1957
Box 12
  1. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 11/1957
  2. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 11/1957
  3. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 11/1957
  4. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 12/1957
  5. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 12/1957
  6. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 12/1957
  7. Ayer, Perley - Correspondence, 12/1957
  8. Bannerman, Arthur - President, Correspondence, 1944 - 1945
  9. Drukker, Raymond - President (1 item) Correspondence
  10. Hutchins, Francis - President, Correspondence, 1951 - 1967
Box 13
  1. Morgan, A. Rufus - President, Correspondence, 1954 - 1956
  2. Metcalf, Robert - President, Correspondence, 1957
  3. Fessler, Donald - President, Correspondence, 1964 - 1966
  4. Young, Phillip - President, Correspondence, 1957 - 1970
  5. Administrative Committee - Minutes and Correspondence, 1946-1952
  6. Board of Commissioners - Minutes, 1964-1969
  7. Board of Commissioners - Minutes, 1970
  8. Committee Member Lists, 1944-1966
Box 14
  1. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1950
  2. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1956
  3. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1957
  4. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1958
  5. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1959
  6. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1960
  7. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1961
  8. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1962
  9. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1963
  10. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1964
  11. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1965
  12. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1966
  13. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1967
  14. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1968
  15. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1969
  16. Board of Directors - Minutes, 1970
  17. Board of Directors - Lists, 1960-1968
Box 15
  1. Executive Committee - Minutes, 1930-1939
  2. Executive Committee - Minutes, 1941-1944
  3. Executive Committee - Minutes, 1945-1946
  4. Executive Committee - Minutes, 1947-1949
  5. Executive Committee - Minutes, 1950-1954
  6. Executive Committee - Minutes, 1955-1959
  7. Executive Committee - Minutes, 1962-1965
  8. Executive Committee - Minutes, 1966
  9. Executive Committee - Minutes, 1967
  10. Executive Committee - Minutes, 1968
  11. Executive Committee - Minutes, 1969
  12. Executive Committee - Correspondence, 1948
Box 16
  1. Articles of Incorporation, Constitution, By-laws and Amendments, 1943-1966
  2. General Administrative Records - By-law Revisions, 1944-1970
  3. General Administrative Records - By-law Revisions, 1944-1970
  4. General Administrative Records - Rules and Procedures; Organizational Charts, 1965-1969
  5. General Administrative Records - Executive Staff Meeting Memoranda, 1965-1969
  6. General Administrative Records - General Staff Meeting Minutes, 1968-1969
  7. General Administrative Records - General Staff Retreat Minutes, 1965-1966
  8. General Administrative Records - Staff Report to Board of Directors, 1965-1966
Box 17
  1. General Administrative Records - Staff Lists, 1965-1966
  2. General Administrative Records - Policy Memoranda to staff, 1956-1969
  3. General Administrative Records - Staff Memoranda, 1968
  4. General Administrative Records - Staff Memoranda, 1969
  5. General Administrative Records - Employee Policy, Job Descriptions, n.d.
  6. General Administrative Records - Staff Resumes, n.d.

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