FRONTIERS INTERNATIONAL. ATLANTA CHAPTER.
Frontiers International, Atlanta Chapter records, 1954-1997

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:/25593/8z9z0


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Frontiers International. Atlanta Chapter.
Title: Frontiers International, Atlanta Chapter records, 1954-1997
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 843
Extent: .5 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Records relating to the Atlanta Chapter of Frontiers International, Inc. including correspondence, meeting minutes, newsclippings, brochures, pamphlets, invitations, and membership applications.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Source

Purchase, 1999.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Frontiers International. Atlanta Chapter records, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Paula E. Knight, June 14, 2001 .


Collection Description

Historical Note

Frontiers of America was founded in 1936 by Nimrod B. Allen in Columbus, Ohio. The central aim of this organization is to deal with the complex situations in civil and social life. It became known as Frontiers International, Inc. in 1962 when a charter was granted to a club in British Guiana, now the nation of Guyana. Frontiers International Inc. is a national, nonprofit, nonsectarian, service organization. It's members, called "Yokefellows," include men and women from all walks of life: professional, business, religious, political, educational and lay leaders. Each provides many hours of volunteer service through their local clubs. The service work of Frontiers International is carried out through the local clubs, which is an organization of business, professional and other men and women who are active in community work. Each local club selects the activities and programs which it deems to be of importance to its particular community, however there are mandatory national programs which each club must participate. These are the Frontiers International Vitiligo Foundation and to support Frontier youth service.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of records relating to the Atlanta Chapter of Frontiers International, Inc. from 1954-1997, with the bulk dates of 1982-1987. The records include correspondence, meeting minutes, newsclippings, brochures, pamphlets, invitations, and membership applications. The meeting minutes of the Atlanta Chapter of Frontiers International, Inc. are dated from 1982-1989, with the bulk of the minutes ranging from 1985-1986. The collection also includes some personal papers of Port R. and Annie Scott, dated 1954-1961, which contain dress patterns, financial information, and Christmas cards.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.


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Container List

Frontiers International (National Office)
Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence, 1983-1987
1 2 Printed material
Frontiers International, Atlanta Chapter
1 3 Correspondence, 1983-1987
1 4 Minutes, 1982, 1985
1 5 Minutes, 1986, 1989
1 6 Membership applications, 1984 roster
1 7 Plaque
1 8 Press releases, 1986
Printed material
1 9 The Atlanta Voice, October 14, 1972
1 10 The Community Voice, November 11, 1994
1 11 New Canaan Baptist Church, programs
1 12 Reverend Phenizee F. Ransom, Jr., obituary and funeral program
1 13 West Mitchell Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Atlanta, Georgia, 115th anniversary program, October 19, 1997
1 14 Miscellaneous
Other papers
1 15 Walter and Minnie Muhone, 1966, insurance papers
1 16 Port and Annie Scott papers, correspondence and sewing patterns
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