Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Our Town Hall (Mount Pleasant, Mich.) Organizational records

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Our Town Hall (Mount Pleasant, Mich.) Organizational records,
Creator: Our Town Hall (Mount Pleasant, Mich.)
Inclusive dates: 1946-1954, and undated
Extent: .5 cubic feet (in 1 box, 1 Oversized volume)
Abstract:
The collection includes a constitution, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial, and other organizational records.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160
Email: clarke@cmich.edu
Website: http://clarke.cmich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Acc# 72660, MS#Mm-91

Access Restrictions:

Our Town Hall (Mount Pleasant, Mich.) Organizational records are open for research.

Copyright:

Unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Our Town Hall (Mount Pleasant, Mich.), Organizational records, Folder #, Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

Arrangement is alphabetical and chronological.


History

Organizational History:

Our Town Hall was a community council, formed in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, in 1946. Its goals included promoting cooperation and coordination in the community to make it a better place in which to live by the study of resources, to inform the public about the community, and to hold democratic meetings. One of the group’s accomplishments was free downtown parking. It is unknown if the council existed after 1954. Mr. E.A. Bixby was the president in the early 1950s.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection of various organizational records, includes: bank books, statements, receipts and bills; a constitution; correspondence; an evaluation of Mount Pleasant High School, 1950; membership cards; a questionnaire; lists of meeting attendances; meeting minutes and related materials, 1946-1951; and miscellaneous. The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings and other materials.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Our Town Hall (Mount Pleasant, Mich.)
    • Mount Pleasant High School (Mount Pleasant, Mich.)
    • Community organization.
    • Social action.
    • Mount Pleasant (Mich.)--History.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    Our Town Hall (Mount Pleasant, Mich.) Organizational records [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Accomplishments, April 2, 1952
    Box   1 F   2
    Bank Books and Statements, 1947-1951
    Box   1 F   3
    Better Services Summary, 1951
    Box   1 F   4
    Chamber of Commerce Membership, September 22, 1954
    Box   1 F   5
    Constitution of Our Town Hall, undated
    Box   1 F   6
    Correspondence, 1951-1954
    Box   1 F   7
    Evaluation of Mount Pleasant High School, 1950
    Box   1 F   8
    Meeting Minutes and Related Materials, 1946-1951
    Box   1 F   9
    Membership Cards, undated
    Box   1 F   10
    Miscellaneous, undated
    Box   1 F   11
    Names in Attendance, February 13, 1951; and Notes, October 18, 19uu, 1951; 19uu
    Box   1 F   12
    Projects and Sample Projects from Other Communities, 1948, 1951, undated
    Box   1 F   13
    Questionnaire, April 1950
    Box   1 F   14
    Receipts and Bills, 1947-1951
    Box   1 F   15
    School Expansion Program (Articles), undated
    V   1  
    Oversized Volume, Scrapbook, 1950-1952