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BERT AND MARY MEYER FOUNDATION.
Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation records, 1985-2010

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8xzbd

Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation.
Title: Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation records, 1985-2010
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1140
Extent: 28 linear ft. (28 boxes), and 3 oversized papers (OP)
Abstract:Records of the Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation, whose mission was to support rural communities in the Southeast working for environmental, social, and economic change. Records includes grantee files, meeting minutes, printed material, conference and workshop files, and audiovisual material.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance for access to unprocessed born digital materials in this collection. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to unprocessed born digital materials.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 2010.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation records, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Historical Note

The Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation was established in 1984 by Barbara Meyer in honor of her late parents. The Foundation's mission was to support rural communities in the Southeast working for environmental, social, and economic change. In 1999 the Foundation transferred its assets to its grantee partners, forming the Southern Partners Fund. In March 2010, the Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation was officially dissolved.

The Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation was established in 1984 by Barbara Meyer in honor of her late parents. The Foundation's mission was to support rural communities in the Southeast working for environmental, social, and economic change. In 1999 the Foundation transferred its assets to its grantee partners, forming the Southern Partners Fund. In March 2010, the Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation was officially dissolved.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the records of the Bert and Mary Meyer Foundation from 1985-2010. The records include grantee files, meeting minutes, printed material, conference and workshop files, and audiovisual material. Grantee files include grant applications, reports and other material relating to the grantee organizations. Also included in the collection are the administrative files of the foundation, including charters and by-laws, board meeting agendas and minutes, and reports. Other administrative records document the transition of operations to the Southern Partners Fund. The collection also includes material documenting the Foundation's Digital Storytelling Workshops beginning in the mid 2000s. Printed material includes newsletters, brochures and other publications produced by the grantee organizations which often document the projects funded by the Foundation. Also included in the collection is an external hard drive used by the organization.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Grantee files, 1985-1986
2 - Grantee files, 1986-1987
3 - Grantee files, 1987
4 - Grantee files, 1988
5 - Grantee files, 1989
6 - Grantee files, 1989-1990
7 - Grantee files, 1990-1991
8 - Grantee files, 1992
9 - Grantee files, 1993
10 - Grantee files, 1994
11 - Grantee files, 1995
12 - Grantee files, 1996
13 - Grantee files, 1997
14 - Grantee files, 1998-1999
15 - Grantee files, 1999
16 - Grantee files, 1999 Fall, Southern Partner's Fund, 2000-2007, and other grants
17 - Regional Meetings, 1996-2007, Board meetings, Audits
18 - Workshop files, 2006
19 - Workshop files, 2005-2006
20 - Administrative files, circa 2000s
21 - Audiovisual, cassette tapes
22 - Audiovisual, VHS / Mixed files
23 - Printed material from grantee organizations
24 - Photographs and printed material
25 - Audiovisual, VHS tapes
26 - Audiovisual, cassette tapes and VHS tapes
27 - Audiovisual, DVDs
28 - Audiovisual, cassette tapes
OP1 - Posters
OP2 - Posters
OP3 - Dana Alston Trail Blazer Support Award, from the African American Environmental Justice Network, Southern Organizing Committee, September 19, 1999
- - Western Digital external hard drive
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