Guide to the Black Caucus Of Ithaca Records,
1979-1981.

Collection Number: 6572

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
Petrina Jackson
Date completed:
Aug. 10, 2004
EAD encoding:
Petrina Jackson, Aug. 10, 2004

© 2004 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Black Caucus of Ithaca records, 1979-1981.
Collection Number:
6572
Creator:
Black Caucus of Ithaca.
Quantity:
0.8 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, newsclippings, typescripts.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
The Black Caucus of Ithaca records include materials concerning the civic organizations' work.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

In 1979, the Black Caucus of Ithaca was founded for the purpose of dealing with education, affirmative action, economic development, political action and community relations as it related to issues and concerns of the Ithaca (N.Y.) black community.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The Black Caucus of Ithaca records include materials concerning the organizations' work with education, affirmative action, economic development, political action and community relations as it related to issues and concerns of the Ithaca (N.Y.) black community. Of particular interest in the records of the Black Caucus of Ithaca are materials relating to the Sambo restaurant chain controversy that took place in 1979.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Black Caucus of Ithaca.
Black Caucus of Ithaca.
Sambo's Restaurant.

Subjects:
African Americans--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Political participation.
Boycotts.
Economic development--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Community involvement--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Affirmative action programs--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Minorities--Employment--New York (State)--Ithaca.

Places:
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Social Conditions.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Black Caucus of Ithaca records, #6572. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Description
Container
By-Laws and Purpose , Ca. 1979 -1980
Box 1 Folder 1
Minutes and Agendas , 1979-1981
Box 1 Folder 2
Correspondence , 1980-1981
Box 1 Folder 3
News Articles , 1980-1981
Box 1 Folder 4
Education Committee , 1980
Box 1 Folder 5
Civil Service , Ca. 1979
Box 1 Folder 6
Economic Development , 1979-1981
Box 1 Folder 7
Affirmative Action Committee , 1979-1981
Box 1 Folder 8
Affirmative Action Responses , 1979-1981
Box 1 Folder 9
Sambo Restaurant Controversy Press Releases , 1979
Box 1 Folder 10
Sambo History , 1976
Box 2 Folder 1
Sambo Corporation Responses , 1979
Box 2 Folder 2
State Officials Responses , 1979
Box 2 Folder 3
Local Responses , 1979
Box 2 Folder 4
National Responses , 1979
Box 2 Folder 5
Public Hearing , 1979
Box 2 Folder 6
State Appeal , 1979
Box 2 Folder 7
Boycott Support , 1979
Box 2 Folder 8
Boycott Support , 1979
Box 2 Folder 9
Resolution of Support , 1979
Box 2 Folder 10
News Articles , 1979
Box 2 Folder 11
Affirmative Action 1979-1980
Box 3 Folder 1
Bernadette Powell Case
Box 3 Folder 2
Black Caucus Meetings and Events 1979
Box 3 Folder 3
Black Caucus Members Information
Box 3 Folder 4
Correspondence 1979-1980
Box 3 Folder 5
Ithaca School District 1980-1981
Box 3 Folder 6
Ithaca College Incident 1979
Box 3 Folder 7
Newspapers Clippings 1979-1980
Box 3 Folder 8
Sambo's Restaurant Controversy 1979-1980
Box 3 Folder 9