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Guide to the Appalachian Volunteers Records, Series I-VIII
 

Accession Number: 2
The Appalachian Volunteers Records
Papers: 1963-1971
Linear Feet 58.4
Online Catalog Record (BANC)


Overview & Series Description
History
Series I - CSM-AV Planning Records
Series II - CSM-AV Planning Meetings and Conferences
Series III - CSM-AV Programs - Activity Plans and Reports
Series IV - CSM-AV Correspondence and Memos- Perley F. Ayer
Series V - CSM-AV Dissension
Series VI - AV Organizational Records Following Separation From CSM
Series VII - AV Board, Staff and Regional Meetings, Staff Lists
Series VIII - AV Activity Reports

Series IX - AV Internal Dissension
Series X - Evaluation Reports on AV Program
Series XI - CSM-AV Government Contracts
Series XII - AV- Project Proposals for Grant Funding
Series XIII - CSM-AV Foundation Contracts
Series XIV - CSM-AV General and Correspondence Files
Series XV - CSM-AV Individual Staff Files
Series XVI - AV Bristol- Prestonburg General Office Files
Series XVII - AV Projects
        Boxes 70-87 | Boxes 88-102 | Boxes 103-114
Series XVIII - AV- Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA)
Series XIX - AV- Library for Community Action Styles (LCAS)
Series XX - AV- Outpost-Intern Education Program
Series XXI - AV- Publications
Series XXII - AV- Publicity
Series XXIII - AV Audio-Visual Materials
Part II

Series I CSM-AV Planning Records Box 1

This series consists of correspondence relating to AVs formation and initial student recruitment efforts, drafts of by-laws, plans for composition and tentative activities, statement of purpose, minutes of founding conference, staff contracts and personnel information on several of the original staff members, 1963-1964.

Box 1
  1. Correspondence- Perley F. Ayer, 1963-1964
  2. Correspondence- with colleges, 1963-1964
  3. Correspondence- with colleges, 1963-1964
  4. Correspondence- student organizations, 1963-1964
  5. By-laws- drafts, 1964
  6. Early plans for AV organizational structure; minutes of founding conference; statement of purpose, 1963-1964
  7. Contracts and personnel information, 1963-1964
Series II CSM-AV Planning Meetings and Conferences Box 2

This series consists of correspondence and minutes of organizational meetings, college presidents meeting, the Special Advisory Committee, Board of Directors, regional and semi-annual general conferences, 1964-1966.

Box 2
  1. First Organizational Meeting, Pine Mountain, Kentucky, 1964
  2. Second Organizational Meeting, Berea College, 1964
  3. College Presidents Meeting, Lexington, Kentucky, 1964
  4. Special Advisory Committee Meeting, Berea, Kentucky, 1964
  5. AV Board of Directors meeting, Berea, 1964
  6. AV Fall Conference, Berea, 1964
  7. AV Board of Directors meeting, University of, Kentucky, Lexington, 1965
  8. AV Region Four Conference, 1965
  9. Planning meeting, 1965 Spring Conference, 1965
  10. AV Spring Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 1965
  11. AV Executive Committee meeting on by-laws, 1965
  12. AV Fall Conference registration, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, 1965
  13. AV Fall Conference Workshops, 1965
  14. AV Fall Conference acceptance cards, 1965
  15. AV Fall Conference rough notes, 1965
  16. AV Spring Conference, Barbourville, Kentucky, 1966
Series III CSM-AV Programs - Activity Plans and Reports Box 3

This series consists of AV program progress reports, community development annual report, correspondence concerning Area Redevelopment Administration and Office of Economic Opportunity grants, AV profile and history, and AV summary report, 1964-1965.

Box 3
  1. Progress reports, information on programs, 1963-1964
  2. AV and Community Development annual report, 1964
  3. CSM and Area Redevelopment Administration, 1964 contract for grant allocation
  4. Progress reports, ARA grant, 1964-1966
  5. Progress reports, mailing list, 1964
  6. CSM-AV news releases, 1963-1965
  7. Grant Application to Office of Economic, 1964 Opportunity
  8. Miscellaneous reports, 1965
  9. Demonstration grant proposal, 1965
  10. Profile and history of AV organization, 1964-1965
  11. AV summary report, 1965
Series IV CSM-AV Correspondence and Memos- Perley F. Ayer Box 4

This series consists of CSM Executive Director's correspondence with federal and state agencies regarding finances and dissension between CSM and AVs, 1964-1966.

Box 4
  1. Ayer, P.F., CSM Executive Director, memos to staff, general correspondence, 1964-1965
  2. Miscellaneous general correspondence and memos, 1964-1965
  3. Correspondence- Washington D.C. and Kentucky state agencies concerning programs, 1964
  4. Correspondence- Projected plans, 1966
  5. Correspondence- financial, 1966
  6. Correspondence- CSM-AV dissension, 1966
Series V CSM-AV Dissension Box 5

This series consists of correspondence and newspaper articles relating to the dissension between CSM and AV staff and the eventual formation of a separate AV organization, 1966.

Box 5
  1. Correspondence, 1966
  2. Correspondence, 1966
  3. Newspaper articles, 1966
Series VI AV Organizational Records Following Separation From CSM Box 6

This series consists of AV articles of incorporation, revised by-laws, organizational profile, purpose and membership, Internal Revenue Service exemption application and two financial audit reports, 1964-1968.

Box 6
  1. Articles of incorporation, 1966
  2. By-law revisions, 1964-1968
  3. Profile of organization, 1966
  4. Audits, 1965-1966
Series VII AV Board, Staff and Regional Meetings, Staff Lists Box 7

This series consists of correspondence, agendas and minutes of meetings, 1966-1969.

Box 7
  1. First general membership meeting, 1966
  2. Board and staff meeting minutes, 1966
  3. Board meetings, 1967
  4. Board meetings, 1968
  5. Board meetings, 1969
  6. Board meetings, 1970
  7. Board membership, correspondence, 1966-1969
  8. Board correspondence, 1967-1969
  9. Board nominations, 1967-1969
  10. Staff lists, 1966-1969 11-12.AV Winter Conference survey, 1966-1967
  11. AV Winter Conference- correspondence, 1966-1967
  12. AV Winter Conference- secretary's report, 1969
Series VIII AV Activity Reports Boxes 8-9

This series consists of project staff reports (quarterly), special projects evaluations, AV program report to Governor, and miscellaneous reports, 1965-1969.

Box 8
  1. Activity reports, general report, 1965
  2. Project guideline report, 1965-1966
  3. Special projects reports, 1965-1966
  4. Quarterly staff reports, by county, 1966
  5. Quarterly staff reports, by county, 1966
  6. Quarterly staff reports, by county, 1966
  7. Community meeting report, project proposals, 1966
  8. Staff report on West Virginia project, 1967
  9. Special report to Governor Breathitt, 1967
  10. AV reorganization- draft, 1967
  11. AV internal appraisal report, 1967
Box 9
  1. Special projects report, 1968
  2. Quarterly staff reports, administrative, 1968
  3. Quarterly staff reports, by county, 1968
  4. Quarterly staff reports, regional, 1968
  5. Quarterly report- overall program, 1968
  6. Miscellaneous reports- staff and general Administrative guidelines, 1966-1968
  7. Quarterly staff reports, administrative, 1969
  8. Special projects reports, 1969
  9. Quarterly staff reports, by county, 1969
  10. Quarterly staff reports, regional, 1969
  11. Miscellaneous reports, criticism of AV, 1969

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