Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
South Neighbors Action Group (SNAG) Organizational records

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: South Neighbors Action Group (SNAG) Organizational records
Creator: South Neighbors Action Group.
Inclusive dates: 1973-1995, and undated
Extent: 1 cubic foot (in 2 boxes, 5 Oversized volumes)
Abstract:
Agendas, meeting minutes, scrapbooks, newsletters, correspondence, by-laws, and printed materials of SNAG, mostly documenting SNAG's fight against the expansion of M-20, 1993-1995.

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# 40895

Access Restrictions:

South Neighbors Action Group (SNAG) Organizational records are open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright is held by the Clarke Historical Library.

Preferred Citation:

South Neighbors Action Group (SNAG) Organizational records, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

Collection is organized by size and then alphabetically and chronologically.


History

Biography:

The South Neighbors Action Group (SNAG) was a non-profit organization composed of residents living between Mission, Bellows, and Broadway streets and the Ann Arbor Railroad track in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The goal of the organization was to promote the neighborhood as a safe, friendly, viable, attractive area. SNAG was involved in local traffic, housing, and zoning concerns, among other issues.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection documents SNAG’s goals and efforts with correspondence, agendas, meeting minutes, printed materials, newsletters, and scrapbooks, 1973-1993, undated. An addition includes materials generated when SNAG fought the expansion of M-20.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • South Neighbors Action Group.
    • Community organization--United States--History--20th century.
    • Neighborhood government--Michigan--Mount Pleasant.
    • Mount Pleasant (Mich.)--Politics and government.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    South Neighbors Action Group (SNAG) Organizational records. [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Agendas, 1980, 1983, undated
    Box   1 F   2
    By-Laws Changes, undated
    Box   1 F   3
    City of Mount Pleasant Newsletter, December 1980
    Box   1 F   4
    Correspondence, 1978-1984
    Box   1 F   5
    Ervin vs. SNAG, 1983-1984
    Box   1 F   6
    Good Neighbors Task Force, circa 1977
    Box   1 F   7
    High Street (M-20) Issues, 1973-1993
    Box   1 F   8
    Historical House Tour Report, 1981
    Box   1 F   9
    Housing Licensing Code Revisions, undated
    Box   1 F   10
    Meeting Minutes, 1978-1982
    Box   1 F   11
    Newsletters, 1981-1982
    Box   1 F   12
    Old Town Action Group, 1980, 1982
    Box   1 F   13
    Open Meetings Act, 1976
    Box   1 F   14
    Preservation Week, 1981
    Box   1 F   15
    State Assessment Bill and Opinion, 1976-1977
    Box   2 F   1
    2001 Addition, City of Mount Pleasant Materials (folder 1 of 2), 1987-1995
    Box   2 F   2
    2001 Addition, City of Mount Pleasant Materials (folder 2 of 2), 1987-1995
    Box   2 F   3
    2001 Addition, Focus Groups, Action Plans, 1994-1995
    Box   2 F   4
    2001 Addition, Focus Groups, Meeting Minutes and Attachments, October 25, 1994-April 24, 1995
    Box   2 F   5
    2001 Addition, Focus Groups, Supporting Materials, 1991, undated
    Box   2 F   6
    2001 Addition, M-20, Correspondence, 1993-1995
    Box   2 F   7
    2001 Addition, M-20, Newspaper Clippings (copies), 1994
    V   1  
    Oversized Scrapbook #1, 1977
    V   2  
    Oversized Scrapbook #2, 1977-1979
    V   3  
    Oversized Scrapbook #3, 1979-1981
    V   4  
    Oversized Scrapbook #4, 1981-1982
    V   5  
    Oversized Scrapbook #5, 1983-1985