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1. Personal Papers 1937-2004

Scope and Content Note

Contains eleven subseries: A. Personal Records, B. Employment Records, C. Education Records, D. Church Materials, E. Address Books, F. Pension and Retirement, G. General Correspondence, H. Recipes, I. Photographs, J. Clippings and K. Clarence F. Martin's World War II records.
 

A. Personal Records

Scope and Content Note

Contains Alice Martin's birth, memorial, cemetery records and membership records. Arranged chronologically by date, from 1968-2004. 4 folders.
Box 1, Folder 1

Birth records, 1968-1993

Box 1, Folder 2

Cemetery plot records, 1969-1984

Box 1, Folder 3

Identification cards and memberships, 1972-1987

Box 1, Folder 4

Memorial materials, 2004

 

B. Employment records

Scope and Content Note

Contains Alice Martin's World War II civilian employment and post war employment records. Arranged chronologically by date, from 1943-1964. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 5

Alice Martin, World War II civilian employment records, 1943-1946

Box 1, Folder 6

Alice Martin, Labor and post-war employment records, 1959-1964

 

C. Education records

Scope and Content Note

Contains Alice Martin's correspondence for educational training. Arranged chronologically by date, 1955. 1 folder.
Box 1, Folder 7

Northwest Radio & Television, 1955

 

D. Church Materials

Scope and Content Note

Contains sermons, writings, and programs belonging to Alice Martin. Arranged chronologically by date, from 1966-1993. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 8

Sermons and writings, 1966-1993

Box 1, Folder 9

Programs, 1983-1985

 

E. Address Books

Scope and Content Note

Contains Alice Martin's personal address books, undated. 1 folder.
Box 1, Folder 10

Address Books

 

F. Pension and Retirement

Scope and Content Note

Contains Alice Martin's retirement and pension correspondence. Arranged chronologically, from 1951-1987. 2 folders.
Box 1, Folder 11

Correspondence, Civil Service Net, 1951-1979

Box 1, Folder 12

Correspondence, Pension, 1959-1987

 

G. General Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Contains Alice Martin's personal correspondence and correspondence documenting her efforts to have her poetry published. Arranged chronologically, from 1947-2004. 3 folders.
Box 1, Folder 13

Correspondence, Poetry Publication, 1962-1979

Box 1, Folder 14

Correspondence, Personal, 1947-2003

Box 1, Folder 15

Correspondence, Cards and letters, 1977-2004

 

H. Recipes

Scope and Content Note

Contains Alice Martin's personal and bound recipes, undated. 1 folder.
Box 1, Folder 16

Recipes, undated

 

I. Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of Alice Martin, undated. 2 folders.
Box 2, Folder 1

Photographs, Alice Martin

Box 2, Folder 2

Alice Martin with friends

 

J. Clippings

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings and articles from local newspapers about the history of African Americans on the Central Coast. Arranged chronologically, from 1981-2004. 2 folders.
Box 2, Folder 3

Clippings about Alice Martin, 1985-2004

Box 2, Folder 4

Clippings and photocopies, local history, 1981-1983

 

K. Personal Files of Clarence Martin

Scope and Content Note

Contains Clarence Martin's employment and service records during World War II, as well as parole records. Arranged chronologically, from 1937-1944. 2 folders.
Box 2, Folder 5

World War II Employment and Service records, 1941-1944

Box 2, Folder 6

Parole records 1937

 

2. Volunteer Activities 1971-2004

Scope and Content Note

Contains nine subseries: A. Area Agency on Aging, B. Atascadero State Hospital, C. Economic Opportunity Commission (EOC), D. Help Hospitalized Vets, E. Housing Authority of the City of San Luis Obispo, F. Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), G. Young Men's Christian Association, San Luis Obispo (YMCA), H. Consumer Advocacy, and I. Plaques and Awards.
 

A. Area Agency on Aging

Scope and Content Note

Contains printed awards and correspondence. Arranged chronologically, from 1997-1992. 1 folder.
Box 3, Folder 1

Area Agency on Aging, printed awards and correspondence, 1977-1992

 

B. Atascadero State Hospital

Scope and Content Note

Contains awards and newsletters, undated. 1 folder.
Box 3, Folder 2

Atascadero State Hospital, printed awards and newsletters

 

C. Economic Opportunity Commission (EOC)

Scope and Content Note

Contains printed awards, correspondence photographs, arranged chronologically, from 1990-1993. 2 folders.
Box 3, Folder 3

EOC, printed awards and correspondence, 1990-1993

Box 3, Folder 4

EOC, Photographs, 1990

 

D. Help Hospitalized Vets

Scope and Content Note

Contains printed awards. Arranged chronologically, from 2003-2004. 1 folder.
Box 3, Folder 5

Help Hospitalized Vets, printed awards, 2003-2004

 

E. Housing Authority of the City of San Luis Obispo

Scope and Content Note

Contains printed awards, newsletters and photographs. Arranged chronologically, from 1984-2003. 2 folders.
Box 3, Folder 6

Housing Authority, printed awards and newsletters, 1984-2003

Box 3, Folder 7

Housing Authority, photographs undated

 

F. Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Scope and Content Note

Contains printed awards and correspondence, undated. 1 folder.
Box 3, Folder 8

RSVP, printed awards and correspondence undated

 

G. Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) and San Luis Obispo County Agencies

Scope and Content Note

Contains printed awards from the YMCA and other county agencies. Arranged chronologically, from 1974-2004. 2 folders.
Box 3, Folder 9

YMCA, printed awards, 1974-1976

Box 3, Folder 10

San Luis Obispo County printed awards, 1974-2004

 

H. Consumer Advocacy Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence to and from California politicians and draft letters to the editor. Arranged chronologically, from 1971-1989. 3 folders.
Box 3, Folder 11

Correspondence, Alan Cranston, 1971

Box 3, Folder 12

Correspondence, Leon Panetta, 1980-1989

Box 3, Folder 13

Draft letters to the Editor, undated

 

I. Plaques and Awards

Scope and Content Note

Contains awards and plaques. Arranged by format of material, from 1990-2003. 5 items.
Box 4, Folder 0

EOC, Volunteer of the Year, 1990

Box 4, Folder 0

RSVP, Isabel Lierman-Regina Rohde Award, 2000-2001

Box 4, Folder 0

Housing Authority of City of SLO, Outstanding Service Award, 2003

Box 4, Folder 0

Nominee for Intergenerational Effort of the Year, 1991

Box 4, Folder 0

SLO County Community Foundation, Salute to Volunteers, undated

 

3. Writings 1951-1988

Scope and Content Note

Contains 3 subseries: A. Poetry, B. Speeches, and C. Notebooks.
 

A. Poetry

Scope and Content Note

Contains typescripts and handwritten poetry authored by Alice Martin. Arranged in original order, from 1951-1988. 8 folders.
Box 5, Folder 1

"Words of Comfort", by Alice Martin, undated

Box 5, Folder 2

Typescripts, 1951-1972

Box 5, Folder 3

List of poems, undated

Box 5, Folder 4

Poetry, Dated, 1951-1988

Box 5, Folder 5

Poetry, undated

Box 5, Folder 6

Poetry, undated

Box 5, Folder 7

Poetry, undated

Box 5, Folder 8

Poetry, undated

 

B. Speeches

Scope and Content Note

Contains typescripts and handwritten speeches authored by Alice Martin. Arranged in original order, from 1974-1980. 11 folders.
Box 6, Folder 1

What the YMCA and RSVP Mean to Me, undated

Box 6, Folder 2

A Volunteering Senior for the RSVP-Speaking Out!, 1974

Box 6, Folder 3

A Short Reading For Our Mission Society, 1980

Box 6, Folder 4

RSVP Duties and What it Means to Me, undated

Box 6, Folder 5

Outline, 1978

Box 6, Folder 6

Thinking Deep, undated

Box 6, Folder 7

The Beautiful Story of the Late Mahalia Jackson, undated

Box 6, Folder 8

A Quote from our Negro Paper-The Omaha Star..., undated

Box 6, Folder 9

In Memory of the Late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., undated

Box 6, Folder 10

Tribute to the Late Former Pres. Lyndon Baines Johnson, undated

Box 6, Folder 11

Five Dark Days in the History of the Late Martin Luther King Jr., undated

 

C. Notebooks

Scope and Content Note

Contains notebooks and commonplace writing compiled and authored by Alice Martin. Arranged in original order, undated. 2 folders.
Box 6, Folder 12

"Final Outfittings" notebook, undated

Box 6, Folder 13

Commonplace Writing, undated

 

4. Photographs undated

Scope and Content Note

Contains 1 subseries: A. Unidentified friends and acquaintances.
 

A. Unidentified friends and acquaintances

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs. Unarranged, undated. 4 folders.
Box 7, Folder 1

Unidentified friends and acquaintances

Box 7, Folder 2

Unidentified friends and acquaintances

Box 7, Folder 3

Unidentified friends and acquaintances

Box 7, Folder 4

Unidentified friends and acquaintances

 

5. Artifacts undated

Scope and Content Note

Contains 1 subseries: A. Coin purses and Apron.
 

A. Coin purses and apron

Scope and Content Note

Contains personal artifacts. Arranged by format of material, undated. 3 items.
Box 8, Folder 0

Coin purses

Box 8, Folder 0

Apron