A Guide to the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc. Records, 1969-1991: SC 0135

A Guide to the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc. Records, 1969-1991

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number SC 0135


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Processed by: Special Collections Staff, March 1992; David Black, July 2012

Repository
Special Collections, James Madison University
Collection Number
SC 0135
Title
Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc. Records, 1969-1991
Extent
.66 cubic feet; 2 boxes
Creator
Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc.
Language
English
Abstract
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc. Records, 1696-1991, consist of two boxes of administrative records of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, one of the first day care facilities in the area.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc. Records, 1969-1991, SC 0135, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was received as a gift from Elizabeth Ihle, President of the Board of Directors, in May 1991.

Processing Information

In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbring campaigin in the springof 2017. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 3055.


Administrative History

After several years of planning, the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc. opened in May 1971 at Asbury United Methodist Church in Harrisonburg, as a community effort to address a widely recognized community need. It was supported at first by donations from local organizations, then by United Way and federal funds, and operated centers in several localities. Parents were charged for day care according to their income. A Board of Directors, composed of members of the community, gave guidance in policy making and fund raising. By 1991, approximately 70 children were being cared for. A detailed history is included in the collection.

Scope and Content

This Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc. Records, 1969-1991, consists of two boxes of administrative files of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc., one of the first day care facilities in the area. Materials include a detailed history of the center, by-laws, meeting minutes, budget information, correspondence, memoranda, and newsletters.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged topically.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Child care services -- Virginia -- Harrisonburg
  • Child care services -- Virginia -- Rockingham County
  • Child development
  • Day care centers -- Administration
  • Day care centers -- Virginia -- Harrisonburg
  • Day care centers -- Virginia -- Rockingham County
  • Federal aid to day care centers
  • Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc
  • Poor children -- Care

Container List

Box:Folder 1
1
History of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc. 1971-1991, by Florence N. Gregory, p. i-112, 1991
Box:Folder 1
2
History, cont., p. 113-144 & enhancements, 1991
Box:Folder 1
3
Boards of Directors, 1991-1972
Box:Folder 1
4
By-Laws and Personnel Policies, 1977-1989
Box:Folder 1
5
Minutes of Board Meetings, 1986-1990
Box:Folder 1
6
Minutes of Board Meetings, 1978-1985
Box:Folder 1
7
Minutes of Board Meetings, 1969-1977
Box:Folder 1
8
Budget, 1982-1990
Box:Folder 2
1
Budget, 1972-1981
Box:Folder 2
2
Correspondence, 1987-1990, undated
Box:Folder 2
3
Correspondence, 1971-1986
Box:Folder 2
4
Correspondence, 1969-1970
Box:Folder 2
5
Newsletter, 1985-1990
Box:Folder 2
6
Newsletter, 1975-1985