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Beulah White papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1099

Collection Overview

The collection includes material created by Beulah White as the executive director of Baskervill Ministries. The series include correspondence to and from Beulah White; subject files such as Gumbo Stew Festival, Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership and Performing Arts Seminar, Saturday Learning Academy, Winter Arts Camp, Adult Day Care Center, Camp Summer Step, and the Black Storytelling Festival; and photographs, scrapbooks and slides.

Note that original folder titles have, for the most part, been retained.

Dates

  • 1989-1995

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

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Biographical Note

Beulah White is an African American woman from Georgetown, South Carolina. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in English from Savannah State College in Georgia and is the author of an illustrated book of poems, Ladies in Hats.

White worked as the executive director of Baskervill Ministries, a local organization that brought arts and education to its community in Pawleys Islands, South Carolina. Some of the events organized under White's leadership include the Gumbo Stew Festival, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership and Performing Arts Seminar, Saturday Learning Academy, Winter Arts Camp, Adult Day Care Center, Camp Summer Step, and the Black Storytelling Festival.

White was awarded the Unsung Hero Citation by South Carolina Governor Carroll Campbell, and in 1994 she received a three year study grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for the Kellogg National Fellowship Program.

In March 2009, Beulah White and her daughter, Dayo White, plead guilty to embezzling money from a Georgetown County non-profit organization, Five Rivers Community Development Corporation. The pair was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay back restitutions.

Beulah White has two other children, Yegide Boyd and Atu White.

Extent

9.125 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Beulah White is an African American woman from Georgetown, South Carolina. She worked as the executive director of Baskervill Ministries, a local organization that brought arts and education to its community in Pawleys Islands, South Carolina.

Abstract

The collection includes material created by Beulah White as the executive director of Baskervill Ministries. The series include correspondence to and from Beulah White; subject files such as Gumbo Stew Festival, Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership and Performing Arts Seminar, Saturday Learning Academy, Winter Arts Camp, Adult Day Care Center, Camp Summer Step, and the Black Storytelling Festival; and photographs, scrapbooks and slides.

Collection Arrangement

1. Correspondence, 1989-1995

2. Subject Files, 1989-1995

3. Photographs, Scrapbooks and Slides, 1989-1994

General Physical Description note

(14 archival boxes, 1 record carton, 1 special format box)

Processing Information

Processed by Melissa Bronheim, June 2010

Encoded by Melissa Bronheim, June 2010

Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the collection processing and encoding of this finding aid.

Title
Inventory of the Beulah White Papers, 1989 - 1995 AMN 1099
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Processed by: Melissa Bronheim; machine-readable finding aid created by: Melissa Bronheim
Description rules
DACS
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English
Sponsor
Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the collection processing and encoding of this finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture Repository

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