METROPOLITAN ATLANTA BOYS' CLUBS.
Metropolitan Atlanta Boys' Clubs records, 1938-1990

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:/25593/8znns

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: Metropolitan Atlanta Boys' Clubs.
Title: Metropolitan Atlanta Boys' Clubs records, 1938-1990
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 544
Extent: 7.75 linear ft. (16 boxes) and 14 oversized bound volumes (OBV)
Abstract:Records of the Metropolitan Atlanta Boys' Clubs including annual reports, yearbooks, correspondence, speeches, and interviews.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on access

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

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Source

Gift, 1977, with subsequent additions.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Metropolitan Atlanta Boys' Clubs records, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Historical Note

The charter of the Atlanta Boys' Clubs was recorded with the Georgia Superior Court in 1938. The organization's name was changed to the Metropolitan Atlanta Boys' Clubs, Inc. in 1956.

The charter of the Atlanta Boys' Clubs was recorded with the Georgia Superior Court in 1938. The organization's name was changed to the Metropolitan Atlanta Boys' Clubs, Inc. in 1956.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the records of the Metropolitan Atlanta Boys' Clubs from 1938-1990. The papers include annual reports, minutes, audit reports, yearbooks, correspondence, subject files, speeches, a typescript and 26 interviews on tape. In addition to the organizational files of the Metropolitan Atlanta Boys' Clubs there are: audio tape interviews conducted by Frank Kentsmith with persons associated with the Clubs and a typescript for his History of the Metropolitan Atlanta Boys' Club; materials related to a Poetry and Writing Program established for the clubs by Marel Brown and to her receipt of an 11 Alive Community Service Award; materials documenting the activities of the Clubs' Cultural Committee and the Fine Arts exhibit they sponsored; and scrapbooks. Later additions includes records of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta.

Arrangement Note

Arranged roughly by record type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 Subject Files, A-P: Award; Boys Club of America, Boxing, Emphasis, Fund raising report; History; History-Ms. By Frank Kentsmith, July 1977; Human interest; Newspapers; Proclamation, Boys Club Week
2 Speeches
3 Annual Reports: Main Office, 1947, 1950-1951, 1953-1959, 1966, 1968-1970, 1971, 1973, 1975; Warren Memorial: 1962-1969; Joseph B. Whitehead: 1959, 1962-1965, 1967-1969, 1971, 1973, 1974
4 Minutes, 1938, 1952
5 Minutes, 1953-1961
6 Minutes, 1963-1968
7 Minutes, 1969-1978
8 Audit Reports, 1938, 1942-1947, 1949-1953
9 Audit Reports, 1963-1975, 1977
10 Audit Reports, 1963-1975, 1977
11 Tapes, interviews by Frank Kentsmith
12 Manuscript of history by Frank Kentsmith, and galleys
13 General correspondence
14 General correspondence
15 Additions: Financial statements, newsletters, publicity minutes of Board of Directors' meetings, correspondence, speeches, 1979-1981
16 Additions: Cultural Committee material, 1982-1990; miscellaneous printed material, 197, 1981, undated; Award presented by 11 Alive to Marel Brown, 4 April 1990
17 Additions: Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta
18 Additions: Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta
19 Additions: Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta
Scrapbooks
OBV1 1938-1939
OBV2 1943-1945
OBV3 1962
OBV4 1960s-1970s
OBV5 1970s
OBV6 1939-1941
OBV7 1962-1966
OBV8 1966-1967
OBV9 1970s
OBV10 1946-1947
OBV11 1950s-1970s
OBV12 1950s-1960s
OBV13 1970s
OBV14 1977-1977
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