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Arrowhead Reading Council records

 Collection
Identifier: S4480

Scope and Contents

The collection is limited to Arrowhead chapter materials with a few documents or meetings linking the local group to the state and national councils. The records consist of by-laws and constitution (1958-1985), a brief history of the organization and a list of past presidents and members, summary financial information, correspondence (1960-1970s), minutes of executive and business meetings (1957-2010, gaps), newsletters (1960-2010, gaps), files on sponsored and attended programs and other meetings or events. There is a Minnesota Reading Council file (1961-1983), and a set of certificates of honors and president’s club awards. No photographs.

Dates

  • 1957-2010

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The Arrowhead Reading Council was founded on January 26, 1957. The main purpose of the council is teaching people to read. Duluth educator Margaret Swanberg organized the first meeting where the council was named. First President Florence Moritz presided over a membership of 65. The Arrowhead Reading Council had about 223 members in the 1980's. The Reading Council is organized at the regional, state, and international levels. The Arrowhead chapter is affiliated with the Minnesota Reading Council (founded 1955) and the International Reading Council. The International Reading Council has annually recognized the Arrowhead Reading Council as an Honor Council since 1982. This means the Arrrowhead Council reached achievements in programs, membership promotion and community service.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The records consist of by-laws and constitution (1958-1985), a brief history of the organization and a list of past presidents and members, summary financial information, correspondence (1960-1970s), minutes of executive and business meetings (1957-2010, gaps), newsletters (1960-2010, gaps), files on sponsored and attended programs and other meetings or events. There is a Minnesota Reading Council file (1961-1983), and a set of certificates of honors and president’s club awards.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

General

This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library.
Title
Guide to the Arrowhead Reading Council records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526