D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections and University Archives

Asheville Model Cities Commission and Associated Papers
M2005.11

Summary Information

Repository
UNC Asheville Special Collections and University Archives
Title
Asheville Model Cities
ID
M2005.11
Date [inclusive]
1963-1993
Extent
0.8 Cubic feet  ; 2 boxes
Physical Description
Documents and newspaper clippings
Location
Located in Special Collections, Row 6, Section 1
Language
English

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Asheville Model Cities Commission and Associated Papers, D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina Asheville

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Scope and Contents

Materials related to the Model Cities Program undertaken in Asheville, N.C. in the 1960's and 1970’s as result of the Federal initiative to “improve the quality of urban life” in America. In addition to materials directly related to the Program, the collection also includes items covering other initiatives to improve the welfare and education of residents, such as the Carolina Fund launched by NC governor Terry Sanford

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

UNC Asheville Special Collections and University Archives

Ramsey Library, CPO # 1500
One University Heights
Asheville, North Carolina, 28804-8504
828.251.6645
speccoll@unca.edu

Rights

No restrictions. Any display, publication, or public use must credit the University Archives, D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville. Copyright retained by the creators of certain items in the collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

Initially processed by Special Collections staff, 2008 and 2011. New finding aid by Colin Reeve, December 2016

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

Folder 1: "Summary, Asheville-Buncombe County Planning Project NC P-65", (1967) 

Folder 2: Newspaper clippings covering local, state and national educational, welfare and economic problems with an emphasis on the North Carolina Fund, 1963-1965 

Folder 3: Redevelopment Commission of the City of Asheville, minutes, 1969 

Folder 4: Newspaper clipping on establishment of NC Fund, Charlotte Observer, October 1, 1963 

Folder 5: Proceedings of the, "Day Care Workshop Sponsored by the Children's Welfare League and the Buncombe County Planning Council February 17 and 18, 1965” 

Folder 6: Youth Services subcommittee, minutes, 1964-1968 

Folder 7: "Drug Traffic Community Paper....Hillcrest Public Housing, Asheville", 1993 

Folder 8: Internal review of Relocation section, Second-Year Action Plan, and memo regarding management training program, 1971 

Folder 8: "Policies and Requirements for Model Cities Relocation (CDALetter #5)”, 1968 

Box 2 

"The Second Year Comprehensive "City Demonstration Program"", 1971. [Pages removed from binder. Binder copy cataloged as HT177 A85 A8 1971

"The Third Year Comprehensive "City Demonstration Program"", 1972. [Contents removed from binder]