Projects

  

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Folder 47: Projects - Black Churches in Sumter County

See Also:  Individual Collection--Pate, James

Item 1: Letter dated April 17, 1980, from SCPS President William B. Stuart to F. Alabama Historical Commission Executive Director Lawerence Oaks regarding a $5,000 grant for the Survey of Black Churches in Sumter County

Item 2: Letter dated June 8, 1981, from William B. Stuart to F. Lawerence Oaks regarding additional time to survey Sumter County black churches

Item 3: Letter dated February 25, 1980, from F. Lawerence Oaks to William B. Stuart regarding the executed contract for the survey with attached copy of contract

Item 4: Letter dated August 20, 1981, from William B. Stuart to David Hughes, Alabama Historical Commission, regarding invoices and expenditure reimbursement for the Survey of Black Churches project; invoices and time sheets are attached

Item 5: Letter dated October 8, 1981, from William B. Stuart to F. Lawerence Oaks regarding the Black Churches Survey with copies of the letter from Project Director Dr. James P. Pate and copy of the survey attached

Item 6: Cover sheet bearing this title, "Survey of Black Churches in Sumter County, Alabama, 1980-1981" by James P. Pate; attached is a computer print out reading "Black Churches of Sumter County" and a brief description of the project

Item 7: Handwritten lists of 30 pastors, churches and church locations

Item 8: Legal pad filled with what appears to be project notes beginning with"Set I"dated July 25, 1981

 

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Folder 48: Projects - Bored Well

Item 1: Letter dated August 13, 1987, from Nathan G. Watkins, Jr., to Livingston Mayor Thomas M. Tartt regarding the Bored Well Pavilion

Item 2: Letter dated July 31, 1987, from Nathan G. Watkins, Jr., to SCHPS Chairman William B. Stuart regarding the leasing of the Bored Well Pavilion with attached letter to Barrown D. Lankster

Item 3: Letter dated August 28, 1987, from Nathan G. Watkins, Jr., to Barrown D. Lankster regarding revisions to the Lease agreement between Sumter County and the Sumter County Historical and Preservation Society for the Bored Well Pavilion; lease agreement dated September 28, 1987, and blank copies of lease agreement attached

Item 4: Bored Well Project Committee Minutes dated February 11, 1986 (first meeting)

Item 5: Letter date August 7, 1984, from Jeffrey Wood, Almon Associates, to Tom Luke, City of Livingston, regarding an estimate for the replacement of the roof, ceiling, and other repairs to the Bored Well Pavilion

Item 6: Document from R. Michael Roden of the Livingston, Ala., Beautification Board with brief description of the Bored Well Pavilion, its condition, the proposed solution, and advantages (undated)

 

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Folder 49: Projects - Browder Springs

Item 1: Handwritten letter dated July 23, 1993, from Tom Browder to Dr. Richard Holland, SCHS, regarding the Browder Spring Project and contribution and donation of funds for Browder Springs preservation efforts

 

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Folder 50: Projects - County Homes and Farms

Item 1: Handwritten letter from Dr. Ralph M. Lyon to Billy Stuart responding to Stuart's letter of June 28, 1978, regarding information about the Century Farms Project

Item 2: Application dated September 2, 1976, of the Sumter County Historical Society Century Farm or Home for Edna Roberts-Bailey and Frances Cabiness Roberts

Item 3: Application dated February 22, 1977, of the Sumter County Historical Society Century Farm or Home for Dr. David Clay Mellown

Item 4: Application dated December 6, 1976, of the Sumter County Historical Society Century Farm or Home for Mary McDonald Ross

Item 5: Letter dated November 2, 1976, from Ralph M. Lyon to Distinguished Citizens regarding a courtesy ticket to a luncheon presentation of Century Farms and Homes Certificates; copies attached

Item 6: Letter dated October 25, 1976, from Ralph M. Lyon to Distinguished Citizens regarding the November ceremony and luncheon recognizing Century Farm and Homeowners; copies attached

Item 7: Certificate (Centennial Farm and Home) dated November 11, 1976, given to Woodson Ennis by the State of Alabama and the Sumter County Historical Society; extra certificate attached

Item 8: Letter dated July 12, 1976, from SCHS President Ralph M. Lyon to Society members regarding the summer meeting; attached copy

Item 9: Letter dated October 25, 1976, from Ralph M. Lyon to SCHS members regarding the November ceremony and luncheon recognizing Century Farm and Homeowners

Item 10: Letter dated January 26, 1976, from Ralph M. Lyon to whom it may have concerned regarding a proposed Bicentennial Project,"Century Homes and Farms"

Item 11: Document dated 1976 entitled, "Standards for Selecting Century Homes and Farms," Sumter County, Alabama with copies attached

Item 12: Handwritten list of names of proposed Century Homes and Farms certificate recipients with typed copy attached

 

 

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Folder 51: Projects - Fort Tombecbe

Item 1: Letter dated June 17, 1988, from James P. Pate to William B. Stuart requesting funding for the Livingston University Fort Tombecbe Project with two attached requests

Item 2: Memorandum dated March 11, 1988, from Jim Pate to William B. Stuart requesting funds for the Fort Tombecbe Project and detailing use of requested funds

Item 3: Letter dated July 23, 1979, from William B. Stuart to Alabama Historical Commission Chairman Dr. Milo B. Howard, Jr., regarding the Fort Tombecbe site and concerns about surrounding acreage

Item 4: Letter dated August 24, 1979, from Alabama State Preservation Officer Milo B. Howard, Jr., to Allen and Hashell, Inc. regarding development plans for a Port and Industrial Park to be located on the Tombigbee River and the conflict of location of the historic Fort Tombecbe site

Item 5: Letter dated August 28, 1979, from William B. Stuart to Manuscripts Librarian Dr. Wibbur E. Meneray at Tulane University Library Special Collections Division requesting information about the Fort Tombecbe site

Item 6: Document of the Grant Application Form for the 1979 fiscal year for Livingston University for the Fort Tombecbe Restoration Project

Item 7: Letter dated November 9, 1979, from James P. Pate to David Hughes of the AHC regarding the Fort Tombecbe Project; attached are copies of statements of donated services, invoice, time sheets, and project data sheets requiring fund reimbursement

Item 8: Aerial photocopy with circled location of the Fort Tombecbe site with photocopy of the Property Cross Index Card attached

Item 9: Letter dated October 30, 1978, from Milo B. Howard, Jr. to William B. Stuart regarding grant application to be completed; copy attached

Item 10: Letter dated January 9, 1979, from James P. Pate to Dr. Milo B. Howard, Jr., regarding the Fort Tombecbe Restoration Project grant proposal

Item 11: Letter dated May 7, 1980, from Mrs. Gaylord C. Lyon, president of The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Alabama, to Dr. James P. Pate expressing excitement over the proposed Fort Tombecbe Project and concern over liabilities associated with Fort restoration

Item 12: Letter dated March 24, 1980, from Betty Gray Lyon, president of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Alabama, to Dr. James P. Pate inviting Dr. Pate to speak at their Annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., and expressing concern about Fort Tombecbe land ownership; a handwritten note from Dr. Pate to Mr. Stuart and a copy of the description of the parcel of land as described in the deed are attached

Item 13: Memorandum dated August 15, 1978, from AHC Executive Director W. Warner Floyd to the Alabama Historical Commission Board of Advisors regarding grant deadlines with reply dated August 23, 1978, from William B. Stuart attached

Item 14: Letter dated September 21, 1978, from B. G. Hines to Hon. Governor George C. Wallace in response to the Governor's request for three Sumter County representatives to work on the Fort Tombecbee Commission; copy attached

Item 15: Brochure of Fort Tombecbee Campground listing the history of the Fort and visitor attractions

Item 16: Document entitled, "Budget Information for An Intensive Central Alabama Archaeological Survey of Paleo-Indian Sites and Associated Pleistocene Fauna" with a detailed listing of cost/share distribution between the University of Alabama and the Federal Government

Item 17: Letter dated December 10, 1979, from AHC Acting Director Jeanette E. Barrett to [Livingston University] Vice President of Business Affairs Raiford T. Noland expressing need for documentation regarding pay from survey grant funds for extra survey work done during the holiday vacation period; possible handwritten documentation of such survey work attached

Item 18: Document entitled, "Appendix A Budget Information-Fort Tombecbe Project: Archaeological Testing and Evaluation Phase" with copy attached

Item 19: Letter dated February 11, 1980, from F. Lawerence Oaks to James Pate regarding approval of a submitted grant proposal for the restoration and development of the Fort Tombecbe site

Item 20: Handwritten copy of Appendix B-"Significance of Property and Preservation Objective" with revised typed copies attached

Item 21: Document entitled, "Appendix C", which deals with the archaeological testing and evaluation of the Fort Tombecbe site

Item 22: Letter dated December 13, 1979, from James P. Pate to AHC Acting Director Jeanette E. Barrett regarding the grant application for the second phase of the Fort Tombecbe project; attached copy of grant application

Item 23: Document entitled, "Appendix A: Budget Information, Fort Tombecbe Restoration Project For An Intensive Documentation and Background Research," detailing funds to be allocated by Livingston University and the federal government

Item 24: Letter dated March 27, 1979, from AHC Executive Director A. Russell Mortensen to Dr. James P. Pate requesting signatures for copies of an agreement covering the Fort Tombecbe Documentation and Research Grant amount

Item 25: Handwritten document, possibly minutes from a meeting dated October 16, 1979, in Tuscaloosa, by C. Oakley

Item 26: Handwritten financial report of costs to be subtracted from the total amount of Documentation and Research Grant funds allocated

Item 27: Letter dated August 29, 1980, from F. Lawerence Oaks to Dr. James P. Pate regarding an unclaimed balance for the Fort Tombecbe Documentation and Research

Item 28: Letter dated January 22, 1979, from AHC Executive Director A. Russell Mortensen to Dr. James P. Pate regarding the approval of a grant for the Fort Tombecbee Documentation and Research

Item 29: Letter dated July 31, 1980, from James Pate to Johnny Johnson regarding preparation of final drafts of Fort Tombecbe manuscript and financial reports; attached copy of financial report for account number 4-03-163

Item 30: Letter dated April 30, 1980, from James P. Pate to David Hughes of the AHC regarding a statement of donated services, dated September 1979-February 1980 and a project data sheet; attached copy of statement of donated services and time sheets

Item 31: Document entitled, "Historic Preservation Grant-In-Aid Project Data Sheet" dated 6/1/79 - 5/30/80 for the Fort Tombecbee Project

Item 32: Letter dated September 12, 1980, from James P. Pate to David Hughes of the AHC regarding fund reimbursement for the Fort Tombecbe Project with statement of donated services, time sheets, and project data sheet attached

Item 33: Pictures dated April 18, 1986, of the Fort Tombecbe Transfer from Colonial Dames to Livingston University, Professor Joe B. Wilkins is seen in all three pictures

Item 34: Letter dated October 22, 1985, from James P. Pate to Mr. Karry Fraser, Alabama Senate Chamber, regarding the form for the Fort Tombecbe Commission; attached are a copy of a letter dated October 3, 1985, from John D. Crawford, Assistant Secretary of the Senate-Alabama Senate Chamber, and a copy of the requested form with the names of Fort Tombecbe Commission members

Item 35: Notebook of recorded distribution of monetary funds for the Fort Tombecbe Project by Livingston University and Federal Matching funds

Item 36: Invitations to Trustees, Faculty, and Staff of Livingston University to the Fort Tombecbe Ceremony dated April 18, 1986, at the Fort Tombecbe site in Epes, Alabama with attached copy of the ceremony program

Item 37: Memorandum dated January 21, 1991, from Projects Committee Chairman Joe Wilkins to Finance Committee Chairman Fred Walburn regarding the 1991 Budget Request for the Fort Tombecbe Project; copy attached

Item 38: Letter dated January 28, 1991, from Henry F. Walburn to Dr. James P. Pate regarding a magazine article thought to be of use and interest in the Fort Tombecbe Project with article attached

Item 39: Letter dated June 10, 1986, from James P. Pate to SCHPS Treasurer Nat Watkins, Jr., requesting that funds appropriated to the Fort Tombecbe Project be transferred to a Livingston University account; attached copy

Item 40: Memorandum dated March 11, 1988, from Jim Pate to SCHPS President William B. Stuart regarding Fort Tombecbe Project funding requests on behalf of Livingston University; attached copy of request dated May 31, 1988

Item 41: Letter dated August 19, 1993, from Alabama Department of Finance Telecommunications Division Director Windell Humphries to the Fort Tombecbe Commission requesting changes to commission information to update the commission directory listing

Item 42: Memorandum dated September 7, 1993, from Chief Examiner Ronald L. Jones of the Alabama Department of Examiners of Public Accounts regarding real property leased by Alabama; attached copy of the real property lease questionnaire

Item 43: Memorandum dated May 18, 1992, from Fort Tombecbe Project Co-Director and SCHPS Chair Dr. Joe Wilkins to SCHPS President Dr. James Pate regarding allocations for the Fort Tombecbe Project

Item 44: Letter dated February 7, 1992, from ADA Compliance Coordinator A. Gene McKenzie to James Pate, ADA Designated Representative from the Fort Tombecbe Commission, regarding ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliances and requirements; seminar, training, and information documents attached

Item 45: Memorandum dated October 16, 1986, from Jim Pate to Livingston University President Asa N. Green regarding creating a program for developing the Fort Tombecbe site

Item 46: Letter dated July 25, 1986, from Mackinac Island State Park Commission Director of Archaeology Dr. Donald P. Heldman to Livingston University Dean James Pate regarding requirements to be met during the first phase of Fort Tombecbe site development

Item 47: Memorandum dated August 27, 1987, from Jim Pate to the Executive Committee of SCHPS regarding general information on the Fort Tombecbe Project with dates ranging from April 1986 - September 1987

Item 48: Letter dated October 23, 1989, from William B. Stuart to SCHPS Treasurer John Lavender regarding approval for Fort Tombecbee Project funds

Item 49: Letter dated November 1, 1989, from Livingston University President Asa N. Green to SCHPS President William B. Stuart in appreciation of the society's allocating funds for the Fort Tombecbe Project

 

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Folder 52: Projects - Historic Maps

Item 1: Draft letter to Sanborn Insurance Co. for permission to reproduce historic insurance maps for Gainesville, Livingston and other towns in Sumter County with copyright attached

Item 2: Letter dated June 17, 1979, from William B. Stuart to Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, regarding acquiring maps from the Sanborn Map Company of all Sumter County towns; attached reply

Item 3: Letter dated June 17, 1979, from William B. Stuart to Sanborn Map Company, Inc., requesting permission to order copies of any maps of Livingston, Gainesville, Epes, York, Geiger, Bellamy or other towns in Sumter County published after September 19, 1906, with attached reply and two extra copies of reply

Item 4: Letter dated July 24, 1979, from William B. Stuart to The Library of Congress Photo-Duplication Service regarding permission to obtain photocopies of Sumter County town maps and requesting costs for the proposed service; attached form 83-31 (7/77) listing the Sanborn Map Company Fire Insurance Maps for three towns in Sumter County, Alabama

Item 5: Document entitled "Order for Photo-duplication to the Library of Congress Photo-duplication Service" with conditions of order; completed order form with price list and payment instructions attached

 

 

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Folder 53: Projects - Miscellaneous

Item 1: Memorandum dated November 2, 1988, from Jim Pate to William B. Stuart regarding the Bored Well Pavilion and Calloway School

 

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Folder 54: Projects - Oral and Visual History of Sumter County

Item 1: Letter dated February 11, 1980, from AHC Executive Director F. Lawerence Oaks to SCPS President William B. Stuart regarding preparation of oral and visual history of Sumter County and denial of a grant from the Alabama Historical Commission to support allocation of funds for the proposed project

Item 2: Letter dated December 15, 1979, from William B. Stuart to the Alabama Historical Commission requesting financial assistance for the following project: "An Oral and Visual Social History of Sumter, County, Alabama: A West Alabama Black Belt County, 1917-1945" with detailed proposal, proposed budget, and letter of involvement attached

Item 3: Letter dated December 18, 1979, from Livingston University President Asa N. Green to AHC Acting Director Jeanette E. Barrett endorsing the submitted proposal of the Sumter County Preservation Society; copies attached

Item 4: Un-revised proposal for "An Oral and Visual Social History of Sumter County, Alabama: A West Alabama Black Belt County, 1917-1945"

 

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Folder 55: Projects - Sumter County Historic Survey

Item 1: Letter (undated) from William B. Stuart regarding preparing a complete inventory of older structures in Sumter County; copies attached

Item 2: Document form for the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage; attached copies

Item 3: Memorandum dated March 31, 1981, from the Sumter County Preservation Society to the Home Record regarding the Grant Award and commencement of the Sumter County Historic Survey project

Item 4: Letter dated March 30, 1981, from William B. Stuart to Dr. Julia Tidwell, Alabama Consortium, regarding evaluation of the "Our Diminishing Heritage: Homes, Churches, Historic Sites" project

Item 5: Document dated September 30, 1981, of events surrounding the presentation of a slide show for the public on "Our Diminishing Heritage: Homes, Churches, Historic Sites"

Item 6: Document entitled, "The Committee for the Humanities in Alabama Grant Contract" regarding a grant contract between the Committee for the Humanities in Alabama and the Sumter County Preservation Society dated between July 14, 1980, and April 30, 1981

Item 7: Letter dated July 14, 1980, from Committee for the Humanities in Alabama Chairman James P. Pate to SCPS President William B. Stuart regarding application approval for the project entitled "Our Diminishing Heritage: Homes, Churches, Historic Sites"

Item 8: Letter dated October 7, 1981, from William B. Stuart to Jenkins Jackson in appreciation for information sent about his home, "Potts Place"

Item 9: Letter dated March 30, 1981, from William B. Stuart to Ms. Donne E. Todd requesting an extension of the grant period to June 30, 1981

Item 10: Document entitled "Expenditures/Cash Request Form" which was sent by the Sumter County Preservation Society to the Committee for the Humanities in Alabama for the following project dates: July 14, 1980, to April 30, 1981

Item 11: Letter dated February 7, 1978, from William B. Stuart to the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations regarding the CETA Title VI project or other grants

Item 12: Table of contents for the Sumter County Historic Survey (undated)

Item 13: Inventory scheduled of historic homes, churches, and sites in Sumter County, detailing the name of the home, structure, or site; noting whether a picture or drawing had been made of it; and featuring other remarks

Item 14: Document of homes, churches, and historic sites to be surveyed and inventoried by the Sumter County Historic Survey project

Item 15: Blank Alabama Historic Inventory

Item 16: Completed Alabama Historic Inventory for the following historic homes, churches, and sites: the Methodist Church, Mrs. Lucile Kinard's home, Jones Creek Baptist Church and Graveyard, Ann Grubbs Puccetti, the Edmonds House, the Brook Estate House, Marcus McConnell's house, the Shoe Store, the Kennard Log Cabin, Judge W. E. Dearman's Home with attached picture, Mr. and Mrs. William Hodges Dial's home, with newspaper clipping of picture attached, the Mabry House with picture attached, the Temple Ennis Home with National Register info attached