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Staff Conference Records, 1945 - 1990

 Series

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Series I: Staff Conference Records, 1945-1990.

This series includes papers or outline sketches given at the firm's conferences, complete transcripts of the proceedings through the 1960s, and statistical information about the firm correlating with trends in the field. Correspondence, memoranda, and newsclippings are included with sample case studies in the material from the 1980s.

Series II: Newsletters.

The firm's newsletter Financing Philanthropy, was first published in 1926. It contains a listing of campaigns then in progress, campaign publicity material, letters to the editor, and staff change notices. The firm quit publishing it in 1971. In 1973, Marts and Lundy started a new newsletter entitled Counsel. The focus of the newsletter expanded to national issues and trends in fund raising practices, with full-length feature articles on governmental legislation and successful funding techniques.

Series III: Campaign Statistics.

This series contains statistical data concerning church campaigns, 1952-1962, including subscription amounts, expenses, percentage of participation, percentage of objective reached, and breakdown of report meetings. The convocation and campaign meeting attendance rate figures indicate the campaign's impact at the community level. The same statistical analysis is presented in the college campaign section, 1955-1967. Campaign data for small, private schools such as Bates College in Lewiston, Maine are given, as well as for a few larger state schools, like the University of South Carolina.

Dates

  • 1945 - 1990

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Minutes less than ten years old may be used only with the written permission of Marts and Lundy, Inc.

Extent

From the Collection: 10 Reels : 10 rolls of microfilm

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Philanthropic Studies Archives Repository

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