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Greater New Haven Coalition for People records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2007

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises records of the Greater New Haven Coalition for People, a grassroots organization that advocates for lower and middle income residents of New Haven, Connecticut. Materials include correspondence, financial and fundraising records, files on topics and events that the Coalition worked on, and posters and protest signs. Materials date from 1981 to 2014. Much of the collection concerns different issues the Coalition focused on, including the removal of bus stops from the City of New Haven, medical care for the low-income and uninsured in the local hospitals, conditions of public housing, and programs like the West Rock Youth Leadership Program and Tenants Against Drugs Dammit!

Dates

  • 1981-2014

Creator

Language of Materials

The material is in English and Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to Yale University for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection whether such works are at Yale or physically located elsewhere in the world. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Greater New Haven Coalition for People, 2014.

Arrangement

The records are arranged into the following series: I: Correspondence, 1992-2009. II: Financial and fundraising records, 1983-2011. III. Meeting agendas and minutes, 1988-2014. IV: Topical files, 1981-2010. V: Posters and protest signs, 1986-1990.

Extent

12.25 Linear Feet ((23 boxes) )

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.2007

Overview

The collection comprises records of the Greater New Haven Coalition for People, a grassroots organization that advocates for lower and middle income residents of New Haven, Connecticut. Materials include correspondence, financial and fundraising records, files on topics and events that the Coalition worked on, and posters and protest signs. Materials date from 1981 to 2014. Much of the collection concerns different issues the Coalition focused on, including the removal of bus stops from the City of New Haven, medical care for the low-income and uninsured in the local hospitals, conditions of public housing, and programs like the West Rock Youth Leadership Program and Tenants Against Drugs Dammit!

Biographical / Historical

The Greater New Haven Coalition for People was founded in 1981 as an umbrella group of different community agencies and organizations that were concerned about the effect of budget cuts on programs in the city of New Haven, Connecticut. Soon it evolved into a grassroots organization run by a board of directors and work mainly undertaken by volunteers and some paid organizers that focused on organizing local residents. Coalition for People addresses a variety of issues that impact the low and middle income residents of New Haven, including conditions and safety of public housing, health care, public transit safety and availability, and programs for children and adolescents.
Title
Guide to the Greater New Haven Coalition for People Records
Author
compiled by Christy Tomecek
Date
March 2015
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
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(203) 432-7441 (Fax)