Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative, Inc. records

Abstract

The Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative, Inc. records (dated 1976-1979, undated; 0.45 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of correspondence, minutes, notes, checkbooks, membership lists, financial records, and a ledger. The records document the day to day activities of the cooperative from 1976 to 1979, including the founding meeting in 1976.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative, Inc. records
Date
1976-1979, undated
Extent
0.45 Cubic feet
Subjects
Appalachian authors
Authors, American--Kentucky.
Minutes.
Arrangement
Arranged into two series: Newsletters, correspondence, and miscellaneous materials and Membership lists and bookkeeping records.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Processed by: Archives Staff
Preferred Citation
82M5: [Identification of item], Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative, Inc. records, 1976-1979, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative, Inc. (SAWC) is a group of writers, committed to encouraging and promoting literature about life in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. They feel that there is a great need for those who actually live or have roots in the region, to speak about their lives and culture.
Scope and Content
The Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative, Inc. records (dated 1976-1979, undated; 0.45 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of correspondence, minutes, notes, checkbooks, membership lists, financial records, and a ledger. The records document the day to day activities of the cooperative from 1976 to 1979, including the founding meeting in 1976.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Use Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.

Contents of the Collection

Newsletters, correspondence, and miscellaneous materials, 1977-1976, undated

Brochure, newsletters and minutes of founding meeting, 1976-1977

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Correspondence regarding membership inquiries and orders for New Ground, 1976 May-1977 December

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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Correspondence regarding membership inquiries and order for New Ground, 1978 January-1979 July

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Correspondence, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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Miscellaneous notes, handwritten, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 5
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Membership lists and bookkeeping records, 1976-1979, undated

Membership lists and cards, 1977-1978, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 6
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Financial records (bank statements, checks and bankbook), First National Bank of Williamson, West Virginia and Jefferson Security Bank, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, 1976

  • Box 1, Folder 7
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Financial records (bank statements, checks and bankbooks), Merchants and Planters Bank, Newport, Tennessee, 1977-1979

  • Box 1, Folder 8
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Ledger, 1977

  • Box 1, Folder 9
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