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Collection Number: 03807

Collection Title: Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, 1963-1968.

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 16.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 10,000 items)
Abstract Youth Educational Services, Inc., was a Durham, N.C., non-profit organization that worked with college students in North Carolina to develop grass-roots educational and social action programs aimed at the state's poor and disadvantaged citizens. The collection contains the papers of Youth Educational Services, Inc., and includes correspondence, financial records, and material on related organizations and programs. Included are minutes of board meetings and annual membership meetings, proposals, newsletters, staff memorandums, photographs, reports, and printed material.
Creator Youth Educational Services, Inc.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
This collection contains materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, #3807, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquistions Information
Gift of K. Z. Chavis of Durham, N.C., 1968.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Youth Educational Services, Inc., was a Durham, N.C., non-profit organization that worked with college students in North Carolina to develop grass-roots educational and social action programs aimed at the state's poor and disadvantaged citizens. Outreach efforts included the Neighborhood Tutor Program, the Grass-roots Association of Students, the Student Legal Action Movement, and the Youth Program.

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The collection contains the papers of Youth Educational Services, Inc., and includes correspondence, financial records, and material on related organizations and programs. Included are minutes of board meetings and annual membership meetings, proposals, newsletters, staff memorandums, photographs, reports, and printed material.

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Contents list

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Folder 1a

Original finding aid #03807, Series: "Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, 1963-1968." Folder 1a

Box 1

Board meetings #03807, Series: "Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, 1963-1968." Box 1

Includes minutes of board and annual membership meetings, by-laws and articles of incorporation.

Box 2

Correspondence and other papers #03807, Series: "Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, 1963-1968." Box 2

Includes materials related to the "North Carolina Intercollegiate Council for Human Rights," the North Carolina Fund, and other programs and foundations.

Box 3

Conference materials, proposals, newsletters, and other papers #03807, Series: "Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, 1963-1968." Box 3

Includes staff memorandums.

Box 4

Correspondence #03807, Series: "Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, 1963-1968." Box 4

Box 5

Correspondence and proposals #03807, Series: "Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, 1963-1968." Box 5

Also includes photographs from the Poor Professors Conference and a Raleigh tutorial brochure.

Box 6

Financial records #03807, Series: "Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, 1963-1968." Box 6

Includes CEO contract, annual audits, and other papers.

Box 7-8

Box 7

Box 8

Correspondence and other papers relating to local tutoring projects #03807, Series: "Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, 1963-1968." Box 7-8

Includes printed material from other North Carolina organizations involved in tutoring and related projects.

Box 9-11

Box 9

Box 10

Box 11

Correspondence and other papers relating to tutoring programs outside of North Carolina #03807, Series: "Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, 1963-1968." Box 9-11

Includes reports, articles, brochures and other materials.

Box 12-13

Box 12

Box 13

Papers relating to tutoring programs and other organizations outside of North Carolina #03807, Series: "Youth Educational Services, Inc., Records, 1963-1968." Box 12-13

Includes reports, articles, brochures and other materials.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Adam Fielding and Jodi Berkowitz, April 2011

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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