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Westnedge Hill Neighborhood Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4086
The Westnedge Hill Neighborhood Association created in 1988 existed as a physical organization with a Board of Directors, Committees and regular activities until 2007 when they went online and now have a Facebook page for the Association. The boundary of the neighborhood consists of Burdick Street to the east, Maple Street to the north, Bronson Boulevard to the west and White’s Road and Cork Street to the south. The association consisted of a leadership board and volunteers held board meetings and kept minutes. They also focused on issues like safety and security by creating a Neighborhood Watch and held activities like fall festivals and historic tours.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1988-2007

Physical Description

The collection amounts to 1.5 cubic feet and is composed of documents from the Westnedge Hill Neighborhood Association from 1988 to 2007. They have records of Newsletters, Membership information, historical events and board meeting minutes and many more. The majority of the documents are on white paper 8”x11” with some of the documents are on a heavier paper, some of the documents are on different color paper and some are on legal size documents. The majority of the documents were typed, there were some that were handwritten. Originally the collection came in binders and in no particular order and organized into categories that were similar and then placed into archive safe folders and sorted by year. The majority of the collection is in good condition with minimal tearing or fading. In total there was 3.0 cubic feet of duplicated material that was shredded.

Extent

3 boxes : 1.5 cubic feet

Physical Description

The collection amounts to 1.5 cubic feet and is composed of documents from the Westnedge Hill Neighborhood Association from 1988 to 2007. They have records of Newsletters, Membership information, historical events and board meeting minutes and many more. The majority of the documents are on white paper 8”x11” with some of the documents are on a heavier paper, some of the documents are on different color paper and some are on legal size documents. The majority of the documents were typed, there were some that were handwritten. Originally the collection came in binders and in no particular order and organized into categories that were similar and then placed into archive safe folders and sorted by year. The majority of the collection is in good condition with minimal tearing or fading. In total there was 3.0 cubic feet of duplicated material that was shredded.

Provenance

The collection is composed of 1.5 cubic feet of documents from the Westnedge Hill Neighborhood Association from the 1988 to 2007.
Notes These records were received from George Norberg, the last association president and Judy Scherrod.
Title
Westnedge Hill Neighborhood Association Collection Finding Aid
Status
completed
Author
Ian Daly
Date
1988-2007
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

Contact:
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
(269) 387-8490