Community Forum papers
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Community Forum papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Charlton, Catherine Howell, 1893-1952.
Title: Community Forum papers
Dates: 1933-1941
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (1 folder, 1 volume)
Identification: MS 0165

Biographical/Historical Note

The Community Forum was organized in Savannah on October 26, 1933. Its purpose was to bring to Savannah a series of lectures by recognized publicists, authors and others.

The Savannah Morning News announced that the Community Forum may be suspended for the duration of World War II on May 13, 1942. There are no further references to the Forum in the newspaper after this date. These papers were kept by Miss Catherine H. Charlton as Secretary of the Community Forum.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of records and correspondence relating to the Community Forum in Savannah, Georgia, including lists of officers and members.


Index Terms

Bernstein, Morris, active 1940.
Charlton, Catherine Howell, 1893-1952.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Community Forum (Savannah, Ga.)
Georgia--Social life and customs.
Letters (correspondence)
Minis, Abram, b. 1903.
Minutes (administrative records)
Reports.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Community Forum papers, MS 165, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Estate of Catherine H. Charlton, 1953


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 

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1Minute book of the Board of Directors of the Community Forum, 1933 October 26-1941 October 14
Contains minutes of the Board, lists of Board members, officers and committees.
 

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12Report of Morris Bernstein, President of the Community Forum, 1934 May 3
 

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13Letter from Henry T. Hulin to Catherine Charlton. Savannah, 1934 August 15
As chairman of the membership committee, Mr. Hulin enclosed a list of those who had not renewed membership.
 

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14Report of Morris Bernstein, President of the Community Forum, 1936 May 22
 

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15Report of the nominating committee, 1940 May 4
Includes list of officers and directors.
 

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16Letter from Morris Bernstein to Abram Minis, Jr. Savannah, May 6, 1940
Contents provide criticisms and suggestions for programs.
 

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17Report of Abram Minis, Jr., President of the Community Forum, 1940 May 6
 

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18Letter from Henry T. Hulin to Abram Minis, Jr. Savannah, 1940 May 6
Financial report enclosed.
 

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19Proposed list for Officers and Directors, undated
 

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110Membership list, undated
 

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111-21Clippings regarding: programs of the Community Forum, undated, 1935 January 25