Southern Conference Educational Fund records

Abstract

The Southern Conference Educational Fund records (dated 1968-1976; 0.45 cubic feet; 1 box) include minutes, agendas, memoranda, and publications documenting the organizations operations in Louisville, Kentucky, to end segregation.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Southern Conference Educational Fund records
Extent
0.45 Cubic Feet
Subjects
African Americans -- Civil rights -- United States
African Americans -- Education.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
Civil rights movements -- United States.
Communism -- Kentucky.
Segregation
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Andrew McGraw
Preferred Citation
2011ms056: [identification of item], Southern Conference Educational Fund records, 1968-1976, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF) was active from 1946 until 1981, specifically working to end segregation and champion Civil Rights in the Southern United States. Originally founded as a part of the Southern conference for Human Welfare, the organization became separate in 1947, basing its activities out of New Orleans, Louisiana. Carl and Ann Braden ran the organization from the mid 1960s until the 1970s, moving the main office to Louisville, Kentucky in 1966. After a clash between the Black Panthers and Communist members of the SCEF, the SCEF voted to expell Communist members over the objections of the Bradens. The organization then moved to Atlanta, Georgia, before disbanding due to financial problems in 1981.
Scope and Content
The Southern Conference Educational Fund records (dated 1968-1976; 0.45 cubic feet; 1 box) include minutes, agendas, memoranda, and publications documenting the organizations operations in Louisville, Kentucky, to end segregation. The Southern Education Fund records include meeting materials (minutes, agendas, memos) from 1970-1973. As well as the organizations publication, The Southern Patriot, from 1968-1975. These materials document the actions of the Southern Conference Education Fund in Louisville, which was committed to ending segregation through direct actions and education.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

The Southern Patriot , 1968-1976

Vol. 26, No.7 - Vol. 27, No. 4, 1968 September-1969 April

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Vol. 27, No. 5 - Vol. 27, No. 9, 1969 May-1969 November

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Vol. 27, No. 10 - Vol. 29, No. 2, 1969 December-1971 February

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Vol. 28, No. 5 - Vol. 28, No. 10, 1970 May-December

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Vol. 29, No. 1 - Vol. 29, No. 6 , 1971 January-June

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Vol. 29, No. 7 - Vol. 30 No. 3, 1971 September-1972 March

  • Box 1, folder 6
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Vol. 30, No. 4 - Vol. 30, No. 9, 1972 April-November

  • Box 1, folder 7
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Vol. 31, No. 1 - Vol. 31, No. 6, 1973 January-June

  • Box 1, folder 8
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Vol. 31, No. 8 - Vol. 32, No. 4, 1973 October-1974 April

  • Box 1, folder 9
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Vol. 32, No. 5 - Vol. 32, No. 9, 1974 May-November

  • Box 1, folder 10
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Vol. 32, No. 10 - Vol. 33, No. 6, 1974 December-1975 July

  • Box 1, folder 11
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Vol. 33, No. 8 - Vol. 34, No. 8, 1975 October-1976 December

  • Box 1, folder 12
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Conference materials, 1970-1973

The Conference materials series contains meeting minutes, newsletters, mailings, reports, memos, and correspondence from Southern Education Conferences dating from 1970-1973.

Meeting minutes, 1972 March 6-September 23

  • Box 2, folder 1
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Newsletters/mailings, 1970 December-1971 June

  • Box 2, folder 2
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Newsletters/mailings, 1971 November-1972 January

  • Box 2, folder 3
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Reports, 1970 November-1971 November

  • Box 2, folder 4
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Reports , 1971 November-1973 January

  • Box 2, folder 5
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Meeting materials , 1970 November-1972 May

  • Box 2, folder 6
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Memos, 1970 November-1972 January

  • Box 2, folder 7
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Memos, 1972 February-1973 January

  • Box 2, folder 8
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Correspondence, 1970 December-1972 July

  • Box 2, folder 9
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