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Date range: ___________
Bulk dates: ___________
[Summary Information: This section lists the creator of the materials in the archive, the size and extent of the collection (in boxes and linear feet), call numbers and storage locations, language(s) represented in the collection, and a brief description (abstract) of the collection contents.]
Extent: 2.5 linear feet (2 boxes and 1 oversize scrapbook)
Abstract: The records of the ____________________________ include correspondence, events files, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings concerning community projects, and a scrapbook of photographs.
Call number: 85741 PUm – 2nd floor and Oversize Section
Language: The material is in English
[Access and Use: If there are any restrictions placed on an archival collection, those should be noted here. Other information in this section includes how the archives received the collection, and copyright and citation notes.]
Acquisition Information: These records came to the __________________________________________ in ________________, deposited by ___________________________ (donor no. ____________).
Future additions to the records are expected.
Access Restrictions: The record group is open to research.
Copyright: Copyright remains with the _______________________________.
Cite as: [item], folder, box, records, _______________________ Historical Society.
[Background Information: This section details the history or biographical information relating to the collection and how it was created.]
History: _____________________________ was established in ______________ and is run by a combination of volunteers and professional staff. Local activities and events are also sponsored by ______________________. These records were created and deposited by _______________________________.
[Scope and Content and Arrangement: This section provides an overview of the types of materials in the collection and how they have been arranged. The different sections of the collection (series and subseries) organize collection content by type of material, format, topic, or some other filing system determined by the archival staff, and/or the original creator of the collection.]
Scope and Content: The records of include correspondence, events files, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings concerning community projects, and one scrapbook. The strength of the collection is found with the correspondence, meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings series. These series give a historical overview.
The correspondence series ranges from 1921 to 1996 and includes correspondence from staff members, local business owners, and other civic leaders, arranged by date. Of particular prominence is the correspondence with _______________________________.
Arrangement is first by date and then by event title.
Meeting minutes are filed by date.
The newspaper clippings series contains a wide range of articles on community projects sponsored by the chamber and chamber activities, filed by date.
The scrapbook was created by __________________ staff and is stored separately from the rest of the collection.
[Related Materials: This section of the finding aid points the researcher to other items in the archives (or elsewhere) that are closely related to the collection described in the finding aid. The items may be related by origin, subject matter, etc.]
Researchers interested in this archive may also wish to consult other resources in the holdings. See the archivist for further research assistance.
[Contents listing: Sometimes also called “container contents.” This is a box-by-box, folder-by-folder listing of the materials stored in the collection. The level of detail in this section may vary depending on collection scope and individual repository practices.]
Folder # Description
1 Correspondence, 1921–1931
2 Correspondence, 1932–1940
3 Correspondence, 1941–1955
4 Correspondence, 1956–1967
5 Correspondence, 1968–1975
6 Correspondence, 1976–1985
7 Correspondence, 1985–1996