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Guide to the Records of the National Advisory Commission on Rural Poverty, Series I-III
 

Accession Number: 15
The Records of the National Advisory Commission on Rural Poverty
1966-1967
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Online Catalog Record (BANC)

Overview
History
Series Description
Series I - Commission Notebooks
Series II - Correspondence and General Information
Series III - Transcripts of Hearings

Series IV - Miscellaneous Reports and Technical Papers
Series V - Draft Report: Poverty in Rural America
Series VI - Report: The People Left Behind
Series VII - Miscellany

Access and Use:

Provenance: These papers represent the Commission-related papers of Francis S. Hutchins, a member of the National Advisory Commission on Rural Poverty (NACRP) and a former president of Berea College. President Hutchins placed these records in the Berea College Archives, and the files were opened for research in September of 1978.

Preferred Citation: The Records of the National Advisory Commission on Rural Poverty, Berea College Special Collections & Archives, Berea, Ky.

Series Description
8 Manuscript Boxes

Series I Commission Notebooks Box 1

This series consists of typescript notebooks compiled by Commission member Francis Hutchins. They consist of materials meant for internal use that mainly reflect discussions and preliminary findings resulting from the Commission's third meeting, held May 3, 4, and 5, 1967, at Kentucky's Natural Bridge State Park. Miscellaneous administrative material is also part of this series, including names and biographical information for the Commission's 25 members and twelve administrative staff.

Box 1

  1. Commission notebook #1
  2. Commission notebook #1
  3. Commission notebook #1
  4. Commission notebook #1
  5. Commission notebook #1
  6. Commission notebook #2
Series II Correspondence and General Information Boxes 1-2

This series consists of Commission information, announcements, minutes of various meetings, correspondence, notes, statements on hearings, clippings, etc.

Box 1 continued

  1. General information 1966-1967
  2. Thomas R. Ford - correspondence 1966-1968
  3. Francis S. Hutchins - correspondence 1967

Box 2

  1. Information and notes on the Berea hearing 1967
  2. Information and notes on the Memphis hearings 1967
  3. Information and notes on the Washington hearings 1967
  4. Statement before the Washington hearings 1967
  5. Information on the Tucson hearings 1967
  6. Newspaper clippings 1964-1967
Series III Transcripts of Hearings Boxes 2-4

Transcripts of hearings held by the Rural Poverty Commission in Berea, Memphis, Washington, and Tucson.

Box 2, continued

  1. NACRP meeting-Berea, Kentucky 1967
  2. NACRP transcript of hearings--Memphis, TN 1967
  3. NACRP transcript of hearings--Memphis, TN 1967
  4. NACRP transcript of hearings--Memphis, TN 1967

Box 3

  1. NACRP transcript of hearing--Memphis, TN 1967
  2. NACRP transcript of hearing--Washington, D.C. 1967
  3. NACRP transcript of hearing--Washington, D.C. 1967
  4. NACRP transcript of hearing--Washington, D.C. 1967
  5. NACRP transcript of hearing--Washington, D.C. 1967
  6. NACRP transcript of hearing--Washington, D.C. 1967
  7. NACRP transcript of hearing--Tucson, AZ 1967
  8. NACRP transcript of hearing--Tucson, AZ 1967
  9. NACRP transcript of hearing--Tucson, AZ 1967

Box 4

  1. NACRP transcript of hearing-- Tucson, AZ 1967
  2. NACRP transcript of hearing-- Tucson, AZ 1967
  3. NACRP transcript of hearing-- Tucson, AZ 1967

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