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Mount Airy Learning Tree (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

Collection ID

Acc. 866

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Description

Collection Summary

Title
Mount Airy Learning Tree (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

Dates
1979-1993

Collection ID
Acc. 866

Creator
Mount Airy Learning Tree (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Quantity
12 linear feet (12 boxes)        

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language
Materials in English

           

Detailed Collection Information

Historical Note

The Mount Airy Learning Tree (MALT) is a non-profit community educational organization serving the neighborhoods of Mount Airy and its environs. Established December 1980 by two community associations, East and West Mount Airy neighbors, the school first offered classes in February 1981.

The goal of MALT has been to be a community educational resource offering opportunities for residents of all ages and backgrounds to learn and share skills with one another without the pressure of grades and tests. Classes have ranged from aromatherapy to financial planning to yoga. With a minimal staff and a wealth of eager community volunteers, MALT has offered classes as a school without walls, classes being given at a number of rented and free spaces, churches, schools, and community centers around Mount Airy. Besides publishing seasonal course bulletins, MALT has put out a newsletter and other community bulletins. MALT also organizes two popular fundraising activities for the benefit of the organization: the Mystery Theatre and the Philadelphia Pizza Taste-Off.

Description of Collection

This collection contains administrative records, financial records, correspondence, publications, and other records by and about the Mount Airy Learning Tree.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged into 7 series as follows:

Series 1:  Administration and Organization, 1980-1994
Series 2:  Financial, 1981-1994
Series 3:  Correspondence, 1980-1993
Series 4:  Publications by and about MALT, 1981-1993
Series 5:  Publications of other Organizations, 1977-1993
Series 6:  Classes, 1981-1994
Series 7:  Miscellaneous, undated

Series 1:  Administration and Organization, 1980-1994. Materials include annual reports, administrative correspondence, annual meeting notes, and agreements with other organizations.

Series 2:  Financial, 1981-1994. Materials include bank statements, check stubs, ledgers, invoices and receipts, canceled checks, and financial reports. Files and correspondence documenting grant and fundraising activities are also included.

Series 3:  Correspondence, 1980-1993. Materials include general correspondence arranged chronologically as well as mailing lists.

Series 4:  Publications by and about MALT, 1981-1993. Materials include MALT advertising brochures, seasonal course descriptions and newsletters as well as articles from newspapers, magazines and other organizations featuring MALT and/or MALT activities.

Series 5:  Publications of Other Organizations, 1977-1993. This series contains materials published by other organizations of interest to MALT but not featuring MALT or MALT activities.

Series 6:  Classes, 1981-1994. Materials include teacher and course evaluations, class lists, course proposals and summary data.

Series 7:  Miscellaneous, undated. Materials include items which did not fit into any of the above series.

Patron Information

Research Access

Collection is open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research. .

Publication and Copyright Information

The Mount Airy Learning Tree (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Mount Airy Learning Tree (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records, Acc. 866, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Related Material

Special Collections Research Center:  Miscellaneous Photograph Collection (PC-49); Video Collection

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Donated in August 1997.

Processing Information

Finding aid revised according to contemporary archival standards in July 2015.

           

Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Corporate Names:
Mount Airy Learning Tree (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Subjects:
Adult education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Places:
Mount Airy (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)

Material Types
Administrative records
Attendance records
Correspondence
Financial records
Manuscripts
Publications
Reports
School records

Inventory

Series 1:  Administration, 1980-1994

Materials include annual reports, administrative correspondence, annual meeting notes, and agreements with other organizations.

1          1          Administrative Papers Sue Davis          Undated
1          2          Agreements for Facility Use          Undated
1          3          Allens Lane Art Center Partnership Information          1988-1989
1          4          Allens Lane Art Center Partners. Proposal          December 7, 1989
1          5          Annual Reports          1980
1          6          Annual Reports          1991-1992
1          7          Appointment Book          Undated

Bloom, Barbara 

1          8          Chestnut Hill Community Association          Undated
1          9          Clippings          Undated
1          10          Coalition for the Education and Placement of Women          Undated
1          11          Personal Correspondence          Undated
1          12          Regional Continuing Education for Women          Undated
1          13          Resources for Women          Undated
1          14          Script for Conference Presentation          Undated
1          15          Tell-A-Woman          Undated
1          16          Biographical Information          Undated
1          17          Class Locations          Undated
1          18          Comcast MALT          1988-1990
1          19          Computer Software Information          Undated
1          20          Davis, Sue: Note's Correspondence, etc.          Undated
1          21          Focus Groups          Undated
1          22          History of MALT          Undated
1          23          Job Applicants          Undated
1          24          Joint Programs          Undated
1          25          MALT Organizational Committee Notes          April 29, 1982
1          26          MALT Organizational Committee Notes          June 1994
1          27          MALT Organizational Committee Notes          1990
1          28          Organizing Information          Undated
1          29          MALT Planning          Undated
1          30          MALT Summer Branch          1983
1          31          MALT Youth Job Bank          Undated
1          32          Meetings: EMAN-WMAN          Undated
1          33          Meetings: What's Next?          1982
1          34          Meetings: Joint Annual          1984-1990
1          35          Mount Airy Center Project Design          Undated
1          36          Neighborhood Business Institute          Undated
1          37          New Office          Undated
1          38          Organizing Committee Meetings          Undated
1          39          Organizing Committee Members          Undated
1          40          Printing Quotes and Charges          Undated
1          41          Project Design Committee          Undated
1          42          Record system Information          Undated
1          43          Selected Shorts Program          1988
1          44          Senior Citizen Affairs          Undated
1          46          Spring Garden College Information          Undated
1          47          Teacher/Facilitator Agreements          Undated
1          48          Warranties and Receipts          Undated


Series 2:  Financial, 1981-1994

Materials include bank statements, check stubs, ledgers, invoices and receipts, canceled checks, and financial reports. Files and correspondence documenting grant and fundraising activities are also included.

2          1          Annual Report          1992-1993
2          2          Balance Sheet          1982-1985
2          3          Balance Sheet          1984
2          4          Balance Sheet          June 30, 1986
2          5          Bank Statements          1982-1983
2          6          Bank Statements          1984
2          7          Bank Statements          1985
2          8          Bank Statements          1986
2          9          Bank Statements          January 6, 1987
2          10          Bank Statements          July 12, 1987
2          11          Bank Statements          1988
2          12          Banking Slips          Undated
2          13          Banking Summaries          1981-1984
2          14          Budget          19??
2          15          Budget          1991
2          16          Budget          1993-1994
2          17          Budget Data Fiscal Year          1991
2          18          Budget Information          1982
2          19          Budget Information          1983
2          20          Budget Information          1984
2          21          Budget Information          1989
2          22          Budget Proposed          1991
2          23          Check Register          Undated
2          24          Check Stubs          September 1981-May 1984
2          25          Check Stubs          May 1984-December 1285
2          26          Check Stubs          December 1985-December 1986
2          27          Check Stubs          January 1987-December 1987
2          28          Check Stubs          January 1988-June 1988
2          29          Check Stubs          July 1988-June 1989
2          30          Checking Account (Opening Receipt)          Undated
2          31          Checking Reconciliation’s and Requests          April 3, 1984
2          32          Checking Reconciliation’s and Copies          1984
2          33          Checks (Blank)          Undated
2          34          Checks Canceled          1981
2          35          Cancelled Checks          1982
2          36          Cancelled Checks          1983
2          37          Cancelled Checks          1984
2          38          Cancelled Checks          1985
2          39          Cancelled Checks          1986
2          40          Cancelled Checks          1987
2          41          Cancelled Checks          1988
2          42          Checks Canceled          1989
2          43          Cancelled Checks          1989
2          44          Checks Cancelled          1990
2          45          Cancelled Checks          1990
2          46          Cancelled Checks          1990
3          1 Checks Voided
3          2 Course Income Report
3          3 Deposit Slips (Blank)
3          4 Deposit Slips 1993
3          5 Deposit Slips 1994
3          6 Financial Information 1981
3          7 Financial Information 1982
3          8 Financial Information 1983
3          9 First Annual Report 9/1981

Fundraising

3          10          Fundraising          1987
3          11          Fundraising          1987-1988
3          12          Fundraising          1992-1993
3          13          A Day at the Races          Undated
3          14          Ben and Jerry’s          Undated
3          15          Cliveden Colonial Ball          Undated
3          16          Correspondence          Undated
3          17          Friends of MALT          Undated
3          18          Grant Proposals          Undated
3          19          Meet the Composer          Undated
3          20          Meridian Bank          Undated
3          21          Mystery Theatre-Academy Awards         Undated
3          22          Mystery Theatre          February 20, 1988
3          23          Mystery Theatre          March 18, 1988
3          24          Mystery Theatre          March 9, 1988
3          25          Mystery Theatre          May 22, 1988
3          26          Mystery Theatre          January 17, 1989
3          27          Mystery Theatre          February 17, 1989
3          28          Mystery Theatre Fall          1989
3          29          Mystery Theatre Sign Up          Undated
3          30          Pizza Taste Off          Undated
3          31          Pizza Taste Off          1990
3          32          Ideas for Funding          Undated
3          33          Income Expense Compensation          undated
3          34          Income Statements          July 1990-March 1992
3          35          IRS Form 1099/96          1982
3          36          IRS Form 1099          1983
3          37          IRS Form 1096          1990
3          38          Organizing Committee Meeting          July 15, 1993
3          39          Other Income          1981-1988
3          40          Paid Bills          1982
3          41          Paid Bills          1983
3          42          Paid Bills          1984
3          43          Paid Bills          1985
3          45          Paid Bills          1986
3          46          Paid Bills          1987
3          47          Paid Bills          1988
3          48          Paid Bills          1989
4          1          Paid Bills          1990
4          2          Paid Bills          1991
4          3          Paid Bills          1992
4          4          Paid Bills          1993
4          5          Paid Bills          1994
4          6          Payroll Record          1989-1993
4          7          Postal Permits          Undated
4          8          Rain checks and Refunds Winter          1991
4          9          Receipts          1991
4          10          Review of Fiscal Year          1990
4          11          Special Meeting          March 5, 1990
4          12          Statement of Mailing          Undated
4          13          Statistics          Fall 1992
4          14          Summer Branch Fundraising          1984
4          15          Summer Branch Report          Undated
4          16          Summer Overview          1993
4          17          Summer Receipts          Fall 1984
4          18          Summer Receipts          Spring 1985
4          19          Summer Receipts          Fall 1985
4          20          Summer Receipts          Fall 1990
4          21          Summer Receipts          Winter 1990
4          22          Summer Receipts          Spring 1991
4          23          Summer Receipts          Summer 1991
4          24          Summer Receipts          Fall 1991
4          25          Summer Receipts          Winter 1992
4          26          Summer Receipts          Spring 1992
4          27          Summer Receipts          Winter 1993
4          28          Summer Receipts          Fall 1993
4          29          Tax Exemption Letter          Undated
4          30          Tenth Anniversary          Undated
4          31          United Way          Undated
4          32          United Way          1991
4          33          Development of Applications          Undated


Series 3:  Correspondence, 1980-1993

Materials include general correspondence arranged chronologically as well as mailing lists.

5          1          10th Anniversary List          Undated
5          2          Christmas Card List          Undated
5          3          Contacts with other Organization          Undated
5          4          General Correspondence          1980
5          5          General Correspondence          1981
5          6          General Correspondence          1982
5          7          General Correspondence          1983
5          8          General Correspondence          1984
5          9          General Correspondence          1985
5          10          General Correspondence          1986
5          11          General Correspondence          1987
5          12          General Correspondence          1988
5          13          General Correspondence          1989
5          14          General Correspondence          1990
5          15          General Correspondence          1991
5          16          General Correspondence          1992
5          17          General Correspondence          1993
5          18          General Correspondence          Undated
5          19          Direct Mail - Woodington Information          Undated
5          20          EMAN Member Calls          Undated
5          21          Friends of MALT 12/1989
5          22          Letter to Librarians          Undated
5          23          Letters (Originals)          Undated
5          24          Mailing Labels          Undated
5          25          Mailing List          Undated
5          26          MALT Correspondence with Realtors          1991-1992
5          27          Refund Letter          Undated
5          28          Subpoena - Veronica Strauss          Undated
5          29          Teacher Mailing          Undated
5          30          Tips for Teachers          Undated


Series 4:  Publications by and about MALT, 1981-1993

Materials include MALT advertising brochures, seasonal course descriptions and newsletters as well as articles from newspapers, magazines and other organizations featuring MALT and/or MALT activities.

5          31          Advertising          Undated
5          32          Courses of Special Interest to Children          Spring 1982
5          33          Forms (Originals)          Undated
5          34          MALT Brochures          Undated
5          35          MALT Course Announcement Originals          Undated
5          36          MALT Course Schedules          1981
5          37          MALT Course Schedules          1982
5          38          MALT Course Schedules          1983
5          39          Malt Course Schedules          1984
5          40          Malt Course Schedules          1985
5          41          Malt Course Schedules          1986
5          42          Malt Course Schedules          1987
5          43          Malt Course Schedules          1988
5          44          Malt Course Schedules          1990
5          45          Malt Course Schedules          1991
5          46          Malt Course Schedules          1992
5          47          Malt Course Schedules          1993
5          48          MALT Poster          Undated
5          49          MALT Press Clippings          1981
5          50          Malt Press Clippings          1982
5          51          Malt Press Clippings          1983
5          52          Malt Press Clippings          1984
5          53          Malt Press Clippings          1985
5          54          MALT Press Clippings          1986
5          55          Malt Press Clippings          1987
5          56          Malt Press Clippings          1988
5          57          Malt Press Clippings          1989
5          58          Malt Press Clippings          1990
5          59          Malt Press Clippings          1991
5          60          Malt Press Clippings          1992
5          61          Malt Press Clippings          1993
5          62          MALT Press Releases          Undated
5          63          MALT Press Releases          Undated
5          64          MALT/EMAN Press Releases          Undated
5          65          MALT Publicity          Undated
5          65          MALT Questionnaire          Undated
5          66          MALT Slide Show Script          1982


Series 5:  Publications of Other Organizations, 1977-1993

This series contains materials published by other organizations of interest to MALT but not featuring MALT or MALT activities.

6          1          AARP Mature Driving          Undated
6          2          Adult and Continuing Education Today          October 1982-December 1983
6          3          Adult and Continuing Education Today          1984
6          4          Adult and Continuing Education Today          1985
6          5          Adult and Continuing Education Today          1986
6          6          Adult and Continuing Education Today          1987
6          7          Adult and Continuing Education Today          1988
6          8          Adult and Continuing Education Today          1989
6          9          Adult and Continuing Education Today          1990
6          10          Adult and Continuing Education Today          1991
6          11          Adult and Continuing Education Today          1992
6          12          Adult and Continuing Education Today          1993
6          13          Adult Learning Review of Books Fall          1981-1984
6          14          Brochures          Undated
6          15          Cabrini College          Undated
6          16          Children’s Artwork          Undated
6          17          Community Interests Publication          Undated
6          18          Continuing Education Publications          Undated
6          19          C.O.R.E.          Undated
6          20          Course Trends          August 1987-December 1988
6          21          Course Trends          January 1989-June 1993
6          22          Course Trends in Adult Learning          1983-July 1987
6          23          Cultural Arts          October 22, 1992
6          24          Dean and Director          July 1987-Feburary 1990
6          25          Further Education in the UK          1990
6          26          German Town Courier          September 8-22, 1993
6          27          The H.R.C. Guide/ Direct Fundraising          1977
6          28          Historical Germantown          1983
7          1          Information Line          1993-1994
7          2          The Learning Connection          1980-August 1984
7          3          The Learning Resource Network (LERN)          Undated
7          4          LERN          1993
7          5          Marketing Classes for Adults          July 1986
7          6          Marketing Health Classes          May 1989-August 1990
7          7          Marketing Recreation Classes          July 1987-October 1990
7          8          Metro Kids          October 1993
7          9          Miscellaneous Brochures          Undated
7          10          The Mt. Airy Express          January 1983, September 1983, September 1984, January 1985
7          11          National Children’s Bureau          Undated
7          12          Northwest Interfaith Movement          Undated
7          13          Parents Express          Undated
7          14          Pennsylvania Historical Society - MALT materials          Undated
7          15          Philanthropy Newsletter          Undated
7          16          Printers Press          September 1993
7          17          Program Friends          September-October 1990
7          18          Programming Resource Guide          1991-1992
7          19          Publications in Adult Learning          1990-1990
7          20          Publications of Other Organizations (Miscellaneous)          Undated
7          21          Resources for Human Development          Undated
7          22          Resources in Adult Learning          September 1981-August 1983
7          23          The Review September 1993
7          24          Survey and Needs Assessment of Arts Education Resources/PEW Charitable Trusts          Undated
7          25          The Philadelphia Center          1993
7          26          Philadelphia City Planning Commission (Census)          1980
7          27          Philadelphia Schools: College Access Program 1993
7          28          The Staff College          Undated
7          29          Theatre Publications          Undated
7          30          Whittlesey Calendar          1993


Series 6:  Classes, 1981-1994

Materials include teacher and course evaluations, class lists, course proposals and summary data.

8          1          Class Lists          1981
8          2          Class Lists          1982
8          3          Class Lists          Spring 1983
8          4          Class Lists           Fall 1984
8          6          Class Lists           Spring 1985
8          6          Class Lists          Spring 1985
8          7          Class Lists          Fall 1985
8          8          Class Lists          Spring 1986
8          9          Class Lists          Fall 1986
8          10          Class Lists          Fall 1987
8          11          Class Lists          Winter 1987
8          12          Class Lists          Spring 1988
8          13          Class Lists          Fall 1988
8          14          Class Lists          Winter 1988
8          15          Class Lists           Spring 1989
8          16          Class Lists           Spring 1989
8          17          Class Lists          Fall 1989
8          18          Class Lists          Winter 1989
8          19          Class Lists          Spring 1990
8          20          Class Lists          Summer 1990
8          21          Class Lists          Winter 1990
8          22          Class Lists          1992
8          23          Class Lists          1994
8          24          Course Descriptions          1989

9          1          Course Evaluations          1981
9          2          Course Evaluations          Spring 1982
9          3          Course Evaluations          Fall 1982
9          4          Course Evaluations          Spring 1983
9          5          Course Evaluations          Fall 1983
9          6          Course Evaluations          Spring 1984
9          7          Course Evaluations          Summer 1984
9          8          Course Evaluations          Fall 1984
9          9          Course Evaluations          Spring 1985
9          10          Course Evaluations          Fall 1985
9          11          Course Evaluations          Spring 1986
9          12          Course Evaluations          Fall 1986
9          13          Course Evaluations          Spring 1987
9          14          Course Evaluations          Spring 1987
9          15          Course Evaluations          Fall 1987
9          16          Course Evaluations          Winter 1987
9          17          Course Evaluations          Spring 1988
9          18          Course Evaluations          Spring 1988
9          19          Course Evaluations          Spring 1988
9          20          Course Evaluations          Fall 1988
10          1          Course Evaluations          Spring 1989
10          2          Course Evaluations          Spring 1989
10          3          Course Evaluations          Fall 1989
10          4          Course Evaluations          Spring 1990
10          5          Course Evaluations          Summer 1990
10          6          Course Evaluations          Fall 1990
10          7          Course Evaluations          Fall 1990
10          8          Course Evaluations          Spring 1991
10          9          Course Evaluations          Spring 1991
10          10          Course Evaluations          Summer 1991
10          11          Course Evaluations          Fall 1991
10          12          Course Evaluations          Winter 1991
10          13          Course Evaluations          Spring 1992
10          14          Course Evaluations          Spring 1992
10          15          Course Evaluations          Fall 1992
10          16          Course Evaluations          Spring 1993
10          17          Course Evaluations          Fall 1993
11          1          Course Offerings          Winter 1993
11          2          Course Proposal forms (blank)          Undated
11          Course Proposals          Undated
11          3          Course Proposals          Fall 1982
11          4          Course Proposals          Spring 1983
11          5          Course Proposals          Spring 1989
11          6          Course Proposals          Fall 1989
11          7          Course Proposals          Winter 1989
11          8          Course Proposals          Spring 1990
11          9          Course Proposals          Fall 1990
11          10          Course Proposals          Spring 1991
11          11          Course Proposals          Fall 1991
11          12          Course Proposals          Fall 1991
11          13          Course Proposals          Winter 1991
11          14          Course Proposals          Spring 1992
11          15          Course Proposals          Summer 1992
11          16          Course Proposals          Fall 1992
11          17          Course Proposals          Winter 1992
11          18          Course Proposals          Spring 1993
11          19          Course Proposals          Winter 1993
12          1          Dance Theatre Workshop          Winter 1991
12          2          Data Summary          Spring 1982
12          3          Data Summary          Spring 1984
12          4          Data Summary          Fall 1984
12          5          Data Summary          1985
12          6          Data Summary          Spring 1986
12          7          Data Summary          Fall 1986
12          8          Data Summary          Spring 1987
12          9          Data Summary          Fall 1987
12          10          Data Summary          Winter 1987
12          11          Data Summary          Spring 1988
12          12          Data Summary          Fall 1988
12          13          Data Summary          Winter 1988
12          14          Data Summary          Spring 1989
12          15          Data Summary          Fall 1989
12          16          Data Summary          Winter 1989
12          17          Data Summary          Spring1990
12          18          Data Summary          Fall 1990
12          19          Data Summary          Winter 1990
12          20          Data Summary          Spring 1991
12          21          Data Summary          Summer 1991
12          22          Data Summary          Fall 1991
12          23          Data Summary          Winter 1991
12          24          Distribution Information and Procedures          Undated
12          25          Distribution Routes          Spring 1989
12          26          Distribution          Fall 1989
12          27          Distribution          Fall 1990
12          28          Distribution          1990
12          29          Distribution          1992
12          30          Higginbotham Course Information          1992
12          31          Registration Information          1981
12          32          Students Addresses          Fall 1989
12          33          Teachers Information Sheet          Undated
12          34          Teachers Lists          1987-1990
12          35          Teachers Pay          Spring 1988
12          36          Teachers Pay          Winter 1988
12          37          Teacher Recruitment          Undated
12          38          Teacher Resumes          1987-1990
12          39          Teachers Class          Undated


Series 7:  Miscellaneous, undated

Materials include items which did not fit into any of the above series.

12          40          Bloomingdale’s Ad          Undated
12          41          The Bothy Club          Undated
12          42          Janet's Stuff          Undated
12          43          Press Type          Undated