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.

Series 1
General Records, 1957-2013
Boxes 1-11, AV1

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of administrative records of the Barkley Forum, correspondence, information on the programs hosted by the organization as well as the records of the Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund that managed the funding for programs, especially the grants from Open Society Institute for expanding the Urban Debate League of which there were multiple concurrent grants documented in this collection including those for setting up UDLs in Baltimore, New York, General Budget Support, Specific Budget Support, and an overlapping of the Baltimore and New York pilot programs. There are a small number of photographs, scrapbooks, and subject files on topics like memorial scholarships and awards and correspondence collected at the time of Glenn Pelham's death. There are writings and speeches by Glenn Pelham and Melissa Maxcy Wade as well as other authors about the Barkley Forum, reports about academic debate and specifically the programs monitored by the Barkley Forum, and about debate in general.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order by record type.

Box Folder Content
1 1 Administrative Materials, Annual Reports, 1967-2000
1 2 Administrative Materials, Awards, 1998 National Champions, Congratulatory Letters and Packet, 1996, 1998
AV1 - Administrative Materials, Awards, Barkley Forum Awards Banquet, 50th Anniversary, 2005 January 27 [original: VHS]
1 3 Administrative Materials, Awards, Georgia House of Representatives, House Resolution 647: Congratulating the Barkley Forum on its Silver Anniversary Tournament, 1980
11 1 Administrative Materials, Awards, 1971
1 4 Administrative Materials, Barkley Forum Foundation, 1980
1 5 Administrative Materials, Communication, Departmental Meetings Agendas and Minutes (and Handouts), 1999-2001
1 6 Administrative Materials, Communication, Internal Communications, 1994-1997
1 7 Administrative Materials, Communications, Request for Student Leave, 2004-2006
1 8 Administrative Materials, Correspondence, 1964, 1967-1969
1 9 Administrative Materials, Correspondence, 1970-1973
1 10 Administrative Materials, Correspondence, 1980, 1983-1989
1 11 Administrative Materials, Correspondence, 1991, 1993-1999
1 12 Administrative Materials, Correspondence, 2000-2003
1 13 Administrative Materials, Correspondence, Alumni, 1990-2001
1 14 Administrative Materials, Correspondence, Glenn Pelham's Resignation, 1972
1 15 Administrative Materials, Correspondence, Prospective Students, 2005-2006
1 16 Administrative Materials, Financial, Budget Concerns, 1970-1973, 1997, 2005
1 17 Administrative Materials, Financial, Budgets and Reports, 1999-2004
2 1 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Application, Commission on National and Community Service (Urban Debate League), 1992-1993
2 2 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Application and Responses, Carter Partnership Award, 2001-2002
2 3 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Application and Response, Georgia Power, 2001
2 4 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Application and Response, Handspring, Inc., 2001
2 5 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Application and Response, May P. and Francis L. Abreau Charitable Trust, 2001-2003
2 6 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Application and Response, Oxford Industries, 2002
2 7 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Application and Response, Suntrust, 2004
2 8 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Application and Responses, Tull Charitable Trust, 2003
2 9 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Application and Response, Verizon Foundation, 2001
2 10 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Notes and Background, 21St Century Community Learning Centers, 2003-2004
2 11 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Research, Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (Fipse), 2003-2004
2 12 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Research, 2000-2006
2 13 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Response, Coming Up Taller, 2004 May 27
2 14 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Response, Georgia Pacific Corp., 2004
2 15 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Response and Background, Bellsouth Foundation, 2004
2 16 Administrative Materials, Financial, Grant Response and Background, J. Bullow Campbell Foundation, 2004
2 17 Administrative Materials, Financial, Invoices, 1999-2004
2 18 Administrative Materials, Financial, Requests for Finding and Responses, 2002-2003
2 19 Administrative Materials, Forms, Courtesy Scholarship and Tuition Reimbursement (Blank), undated
2 20 Administrative Materials, Forms, Student Driver Waivers (Blank), undated
2 21 Administrative Materials, Forms, Tax Exemption, 1996-1997
2 22 Administrative Materials, Foundational Materials, Constitution, undated
2 23 Administrative Materials, Manuals, The Barkley Forum Administrative Manual, 2011
3 1 Administrative Materials, Manuals, Manual of Contemporary Debate, 1969
3 2 Administrative Materials, Organizational, Director of Forensics Information, 1972
3 3 Administrative Materials, Organizational, Organizational Charts, Operations, and Program Names, undated
3 4 Administrative Materials, Organizational, Staff Biographical Information, 1997-2009
3 5 Administrative Materials, Planning, Calendar, circa 1970s, 2005-2006
3 6 Administrative Materials, Planning, Division of Campus Life, 1997-2001
3 7 Administrative Materials, Planning, Position Reclassification (Executive Director), 1995
3 8 Administrative Materials, Policy, Academic Policy, undated
3 9 Administrative Materials, Policy, Employment and Reorganization, undated
3 10 Administrative Materials, Policy, University Record Keeping, undated
3 11 Administrative Materials, Printed Materials, 175 Emory History Makers, 2011
3 12 Administrative Materials, Printed Materials, Flowsheet (Alumni Newsletter), 1987-2004
3 13 Administrative Materials, Promotional and Public Relations Materials, circa 1960s, 1988-2004
11 1 Administrative Materials, Promotional and Public Relations Materials, 1988
3 14 Administrative Materials, Rosters and Memos, Barkley Forum Members, 1969, 1980-2000
3 15 Administrative Materials, Score Sheets and Flowsheets, 1986-1999
3 16 Curriculum, "Focus: Flow of Consciousness That Will Help Us Survive in Debate," 2000
3 17 Curriculum, Freshmen Seminar, Introduction and Assessment Materials, 1969, circa 1990s
3 18 Curriculum, Lecture, Cross Examination, Outlines and Notes, undated
3 19 Curriculum, Lecture, Persuasion and the Repair Method of the Negative, Outlines and Notes, undated
3 20 Curriculum, Lecture, Prejudice and Persuasion: A Communication Model, Outlines and Notes, undated
AV1 - Curriculum, Melissa Maxey Wade, Executive Director, Forensics, "Presented by the Barkley Forum of Emory University," 2011 September 25 [original: DVD]
3 21 Curriculum, Recommended Classes and "How to Survive in College", 1998-2001
3 22 Curriculum, Syllabus, Special Topics Seminar: Forensics (Eds 472H), 1994-2001
3 23 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Archer D. Smith, III Scholarship, Correspondence, 2002
3 24 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Board of Directors, Lists and Notes, 1996-1999
3 25 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Corporate Annual Report, Tennessee Secretary of State, 2001, 2003
3 26 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Foundational Materials, 1987, 2001, 2004
3 27 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Minute Book [Unbound], 2002-2004
4 1 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Tax Exemption Records, 1988, 1992, 2003-2004
4 2 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Tax Returns, 1999-2000
4 3 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Audit, (Open Society Institute), 1999
4 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Award, (Open Society Institute), 1999
4 4 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Atlanta Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 3, Final Report, 2000 July 24
4 5 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Baltimore Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 1, Proposal, 1999 May-June
4 6 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Baltimore Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 1, Interim Reports, 1999 May-2000 January
4 7 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Baltimore Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 2, Invoices and Correspondence, 2000 February-2001 July
4 8 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Baltimore Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 3, Interim Reports, 2001 July
4 9 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Baltimore Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 3, Final Report, 2002 June-July
4 10 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Baltimore Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 3, Request for Renewal, 2001 March-April
4 11 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Baltimore-New York Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 1, Interim Reports, 1999 July-2000 May
4 12 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Baltimore-New York Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 1, Final Reports, 2000-2002
4 13 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Baltimore-New York Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 2, Interim Reports and Notes, 2000 February-2001 March
4 14 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Baltimore-New York Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 2, Interim Reports, 2001 July-August
4 15 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, General Budget Support, (Open Society Institute), Grant Application and Final Report, 1999-2001
4 16 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Harlem Project, (Open Society Institute), Planning, 1997-1999
4 17 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, New York Project, (Open Society Institute), Award Letter and Notes, 1997 February-March
4 18 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, New York Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 1, Part 1, Final Report and Planning, 1997 January-1998 May
4 19 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, New York Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 1, Part 2, Final Report and Planning, 1998 June
4 20 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, New York Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 2, Part 1, Final Report and Planning, 1998-1999
4 21 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, New York Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 2, Part 2, Final Report and Planning, 1999 January-June
4 22 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, New York Project, (Open Society Institute), Year 2, Request for Renewal, 2000 February 29
4 23 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Specific Budget Support, (Open Society Institute), Grant Application and Final Report, 1995-1997
4 24 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Specific Budget Support, (Open Society Institute), Year 2, Final Report, 1997-1998
4 25 Glenn Pelham Memorial Fund, Urban Debate League, Specific Budget Support, (Open Society Institute), Year 3, Request for Renewal, 1999
5 1 Photographs, Barkley Forum, 1961-1969
5 2 Photographs, Barkley Forum for High Schools, 1959, 1966-1967, 1969, 1971, 1983
5 3 Photographs, Glenn Pelham, 1969
5 4 Photographs, High School Summer Workshop, 1967-1969
5 5 Photographs, Melissa Wade, undated
5 6 Photographs, National Debate Tournament, 1969-1971
5 7 Programs, Barkley Forum for High Schools (Barkley Forum Summer Forensics Institute), 1970-2004
5 8 Programs, Barkley Forum for High Schools (Barkley Forum Summer Forensics Institute), Key Coaches, 1982-2004
5 9 Programs, Barkley Forum for High Schools (Barkley Forum Summer Forensics Institute), Scholarship Funding, Phillips 66 Corporation and National Forensic League Grant, 1992-1995
5 10 Programs, Barkley Forum for High Schools (Barkley Forum Summer Forensics Institute), Scholarship Funding, Tanzanya Deann Maddox Memorial Scholarship, 1993
5 11 Programs, Barkley Forum for High Schools (Barkley Forum Summer Forensics Institute), Speech and Debate Tournament Requests for Participation and Responses, 1991-1992, 1994
5 12 Programs, Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA), 1990-2004
5 13 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Administrative Materials, Budget Planning, 1996
5 14 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Contract, Translation and Distribution in Korea, 2007
AV1 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Debate Across the Curriculum, 2011 April 19 [original: DVD]
5 15 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Debate Across the Curriculum, Proposal, Research, and Reports, 2000
5 16 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Manuals, Debate Resource Material for Secondary School Coaches and Teachers, 2006
5 17 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Manuals, Policy Debate Manual, undated
5 18 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Manuals, Teacher's Manual, 1995
5 19 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Manuals, Teacher's Manual, 1996
6 1 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Manuals, Teacher's Manual, 1997
6 2 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Manuals, Teacher's Manual, 1998
6 3 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Participant Information, Junior High School Program Coach Request, 1995
6 4 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Participant Information and Application Packet, 1997-2002
6 5 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Report to the National Forensic League, (Phillips Petroleum Company), 1992-1997
6 6 Programs, Emory National Debate Institute, Training Materials, Coach's Packet, undated
6 7 Programs, Emory Tour Guides, Training and Presentation, 2008
6 8 Programs, First Annual Larry E. Moss Debates, 1992
6 9 Programs, Georgia High School Debate Conference, Survey, 2009
6 10 Programs, Georgia Speaker of the Year, 1967-1968, 1970-1972, 2008
AV1 - Programs, Georgia Speaker of the Year, Arthur M. Blank, 2008 [original: DVD]
6 11 Programs, Ideafest, First Diversity Recruitment and Retention Debate, (Open Society Institute), 1997
6 12 Programs, Ideafest, Open Society Institute and Urban Debate in the United States, Report and Correspondence, 1998
6 13 Programs, Ideafest, Urban Debate League, Administrative Materials and Correspondence, 1999
6 14 Programs, National Debate Project, Alumni Information, 1986-1989
6 15 Programs, National Debate Project, Annual Report, 2003
6 16 Programs, National Debate Project, Computer Assisted Debate, Proposal, Research, and Reports, 2004-2006
AV1 - Programs, National Debate Project, "The Mirror Project," Beyond Debate: Computer Assisted Debate Project (Atlanta, Georgia), 2005 [original: VHS]
7 1 Programs, National Debate Project, National Debate Tournament: A Statistical History of the National Debate Tournament (1947-1999); (1947-2002), 1999, 2002
7 2 Programs, National Debate Project, National Debate Tournament: A Statistical History of the National Debate Tournament (1947-2005), 2005
7 3 Programs, National Debate Project, Scoresheets and Rankings, 1982-1997
7 4 Programs, National Debate Project, Tournament Reports and Programs, 1984-1988
7 5 Programs, National Debate Project, Tournament Reports and Programs, 1989-1992
7 6 Programs, National Debate Project, Tournament Reports and Programs, 1994-1997
8 1 Programs, National Debate Project, Tournament Reports and Programs, 1998-2000
8 2 Programs, National Debate Project, Tournament Reports and Programs, 2001-2003
8 3 Programs, Peachtree Debates, 1967-1977
8 4 Programs, Peachtree Debates, Alben Barkley Trophy, 1964
8 5 Programs, the People Speak: United Nations (Open Society Institute), 2003
8 6 Programs, Urban Debate League, Administrative Materials, 1997-1998
8 7 Programs, Urban Debate League, Associated Leaders of Urban Debate, 2005
AV1 - Programs, Urban Debate League, Atlanta Urban Debate League, 25th Anniversary, 2010 May 29 [original: DVD]
8 8 Programs, Urban Debate League, Awards Banquet, 1999-2001
8 9 Programs, Urban Debate League, Baltimore Urban Debate League-Police Athletic League (PAL) Center Debate Program, Proposal, undated
AV1 - Programs, Urban Debate League, Barkley Forum, Drawer U, undated [original: Betacam]
8 10 Programs, Urban Debate League, Brochures, undated
8 11 Programs, Urban Debate League, Bronx Defenders Debate Initiative (Open Society Institute), 2001
8 12 Programs, Urban Debate League, Funding Planning with Open Society Institute, 1996-2000
8 13 Programs, Urban Debate League, Junior High School Tournament, 1993
8 14 Programs, Urban Debate League, National Association of Urban Debate Leagues, Administrative Materials, undated
AV1 Programs, Urban Debate League, National Association of Urban Debate Leagues, the Colbert Report, 2008 April 1 [original: DVD]
8 15 Programs, Urban Debate League, National Association of Urban Debate Leagues, Letterhead, undated
9 1 Programs, Urban Debate League, National Forensics League- and Phillips Petroleum Company-Supported Programming, 1992-1995
9 2 Programs, Urban Debate League, New York Urban Debate League, Promotions, 1997-2000
9 3 Programs, Urban Debate League, Other City Planning, 1998-2001
9 4 Programs, Urban Debate League, Public Relations and Articles, 1997-2003
9 5 Programs, Urban Debate League, "The Urban Debater," 1998-1999
9 6 Programs, Women's Issues in Forensics and Debate Workshop, 1994
9 7 Scrapbook, 2004-2005
9 8 Scrapbook, Barkley Forum, 2000-2004
9 9 Scrapbook, Barkley Forum in the News, 1965, 1975, 1995-2004
9 10 Scrapbook, Barkley Forum in the News, 1992-1998
9 11 Subject Files, Amy Jo Johnson Memorial and Scholarship, 2004
AV1 - Subject Files, Amy Jo Johnson Memorial Service, 2004 [original: DVD]
9 12 Subject Files, "Barkley Forum Funnies," 1982-1999
9 13 Subject Files, Correspondence, Glenn Pelham's Death, 1982
10 1 Subject Files, Open Society Institute, 1997
AV1 - Subject Files, Pelham Gala, Glenn Pelham Foundation for Debate Education, [3 Copies], 2013 March 7 [original: DVD]
10 2 Subject Files, Thomas Glenn Pelham Award, 1988-1995
10 3 Subject Files, Warren Akin, Iv, 1983
10 4 Writing and Research, Joseph Bellon, The Positive and Preventative Benefits of Student Participation in Competitive Policy Debate: A Summary of the Scholarly Research, undated
10 5 Writing and Research, Kent R. Colbert, The Effects of CEDA and NDT Debate Training on Critical Thinking Ability, Chapter 5, 1986 August
10 6 Writing and Research, Greg Huber, Debate Participation and Academic Achievement: A Study and Analysis Strategy, 1994
10 7 Writing and Research, Steven B. Hunt, Reports on the Top Ten Forensics Programs, 1983, 1987, circa 1992
10 8 Writing and Research, Impact Coalition, "Non-Urban Debate League Content," Improving Mentoring Participation and Communication Techniques, undated
10 9 Writing and Research, Michael Jablonski and Bill Newman, Emory University Wins Fiftieth National Debate Tournament, 1997
10 10 Writing and Research, Les Lynn, "Debating Funding, Funding Debating: the Chicago Debate Commission's Tale of Two Cities," Contemporary Argumentation and Debate, 1998
10 11 Writing and Research, Elizabeth A. McMahor, "An Investigation into the Effect of the Urban Junior High Debate League on Content Area Reading Skills and Academic Performance", 1998
10 12 Writing and Research, Glenn Pelham, "The World Is Too Much with Us," "Be Still and Know," and "Peace", 1957-1959
10 13 Writing and Research, Alexandra Rodu, Independent Study: Report on Debate at Mays High School, 2002 April 22
10 14 Writing and Research, Theodore F. Sheckels, "Computers in Debate," With Commentary by Melissa Maxcy Wade, Speaker and Gavel, undated
10 15 Writing and Research, Unidentified, "Arguing Useful Skill, Study Says," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 1997 October 21
10 16 Writing and Research, Unidentified, Debate Center Report, undated
10 17 Writing and Research, Unidentified, Georgia Schools and Debate: ongoing Study, Annotated Notes, 1994-1996
10 18 Writing and Research, Unidentified, History of Barkley Forum, Notes and Research, undated
10 19 Writing and Research, Unidentified, Ronald Reagan's Views on Selling Arms to Pakistan, Notes and Research, undated
10 20 Writing and Research, Various Authors, Contemporary Argumentation and Debate, volume 19, 1988
10 21 Writing and Research, Melissa Maxcy Wade, "Academic Studies Supporting the Urban Debate League Model," undated
10 22 Writing and Research, Melissa Maxcy Wade, The Case for Urban Debate Leagues, undated
10 23 Writing and Research, Melissa Maxcy Wade, "Christ the King," Notes and Research, undated
10 24 Writing and Research, Melissa Maxcy Wade, "Junior High Division of the Urban Debate League: A one Year Retrospective," National Forensics League Conference Papers, 1996 August 3-6
10 25 Writing and Research, Melissa Maxcy Wade, "Op-Ed for Atlanta Journal-Constitution or Chronicle of Higher Education", undated
10 26 Writing and Research, Melissa Maxcy Wade, "A Reflection on the National Debate Tournament," undated
10 27 Writing and Research, Melissa Maxcy Wade, "Young People Use Words, Not Weapons to Talk Difference," Emory Report, 1998 September 28
10 28 Writing and Research, Melissa Maxcy Wade, Women's Dinner, Speech and Notes, undated
10 29 Writing and Research, Melissa Maxcy Wade, Et Al., "A Diversity Sensitivity Training Program for the National Forensic League," National Forensics League Journal, volume 5, undated
10 30 Writing and Research, Carol Winkler, An Annotated Bibliography Reviewing the Relevant Scholarly Literature, circa 1999
10 31 Writing and Research, Allen Woods, III, Communication as a Response to Violence: Annotated Bibliography, undated
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