Inventory of the Beulah White Papers, 1989 - 1995

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Descriptive Summary

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.
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.
Title: Beulah White Papers, 1989 - 1995
Creator: White, Beulah.
Repository: Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston
Call Number: AMN 1099
Language of Material: Material in English
Extent: 9.125 linear feet
(14 archival boxes, 1 record carton, 1 special format box)

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.


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.

Collection Arrangement

1. Correspondence, 1989-1995

2. Subject Files, 1989-1995

3. Photographs, Scrapbooks and Slides, 1989-1994



Subject Headings

  • African Americans -- Folklore -- Performance -- Southern States.
  • African Americans -- South Carolina -- Georgetown County -- 20th century.
  • African Americans -- South Carolina -- Pawleys Island (S.C.)
  • Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.)
  • Day camps -- South Carolina -- Georgetown County.
  • Food festivals -- South Carolina -- Georgetown County.
  • Nonprofit organizations -- Management.
  • Nonprofit organizations -- Marketing -- Planning.
  • White, Beulah.


Detailed Description of the Collection

1. Correspondence, 1989-1995.

(1.5 linear feet)
Correspondence with Beulah White
Includes correspondence to and from Beulah White as the Bakervill Ministries Executive Director.
Box 1   Folder 1
Correspondence: Personal, 1992-1994
Box 1   Folder 2
Correspondence Received, 1989-1990
Box 1   Folder 3
Correspondence - In, 1993
Box 1   Folder 4
Fax Folder
Box 1-2   Folder 5-11
Letters to Beulah White, 1989-1995
Box 3   Folder 12-17
Letters from Beulah White, 1989-1995
Box 3   Folder 18-19
Memos to Beulah White, 1994-1995
Box 3   Folder 20-21
Memos from Beulah White, 1994-1995
Box 3   Folder 22
Thank You Letters for Contributions, 1995
Box 3   Folder 23
Thank You Letters for Donations, 1995
Other Correspondence
Box 3   Folder 24-26
Correspondence: Linda Barrett Ketron, 1994-1995
Includes correspondence to and from Linda Ketron as the Bakervill Ministries Special Projects Coordinator.

2. Subject Files, 1989-1995.

(5.5 linear feet)
Box 4   Folder 27-28
Add-a-Bath
Box 4   Folder 29
Adult Day Care
Box 4   Folder 30
Adult Day Care Grant
Box 4   Folder 31
Adult Educators
Box 4   Folder 32
American Double Dutch League
Box 4   Folder 33
Artists-in-Residence
Box 4   Folder 34
Arts Mailing List
Box 4   Folder 35
Arts Ministry Catch-All
Box 4   Folder 36
Atlanta Trip: Deepak
Box 4   Folder 37
Baskervill Centennial Celebration
Box 4   Folder 38
Baskervill: General information
Box 4   Folder 39
Baskervill Historical Presentation
Box 4   Folder 40
Baskervill Immediate Hugo Relief
Box 4   Folder 41
Baskervill Ministries: Newspaper Articles
Box 5   Folder 42
Baskervill Ministries: Annual Report
Box 5   Folder 43
Baskervill Ministries: Finance
Box 5   Folder 44
Baskervill Performing Arts School
Box 5   Folder 45
Baskervill Wellness Program
Box 5   Folder 46
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Box 5   Folder 47
Bike the Neck
Box 5   Folder 48
Black Storytelling announcements
Box 5   Folder 49
Black Storytelling Festival
Box 5   Folder 50
Bresnahan, Paul
Box 5   Folder 51
Brochures
Box 5   Folder 52
Budget
Box 5   Folder 53
Business and Administration
Box 5   Folder 54-56
Camp Baskervill
Box 5   Folder 57
Camp Baskervill: Community Arts Program
Box 5   Folder 58
Camp Baskervill: Cultural Art Series
Box 6   Folder 59
Camp Baskervill: Summer Program Evaluations
Box 6   Folder 60
Camp Baskervill: Summer Step
Box 6   Folder 61
Camp Baskervill: Summer Step Reading Program
Box 6   Folder 62
Camp Baskervill: Summer Step Science
Box 6   Folder 63
Campbell, Reverend Antonie
Box 6   Folder 64
Campbell, Rev. Tony
Box 6   Folder 65
Camp Salkehatchie
Box 6   Folder 66
Children Defense Fund
Box 6   Folder 67
Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC) Hugo Relief
Box 6   Folder 68
Class Reunion - 1966 (Howard High)
Box 6   Folder 69
Clemson University - National Dropout Prevention
Box 6   Folder 70
Clemson Writing in the Schools
Box 6   Folder 71
Coalition for Human Needs
Box 6   Folder 72
Coca-Cola Grant
Box 6   Folder 73
Cockfield, Wayne - Jazz Guitarist
Box 6   Folder 74
Community Action Forum
Box 6   Folder 75-76
Community/Artists Partnership Application
Box 6   Folder 77
Community/Artists Partnership Project
Box 6   Folder 78
Community Arts
Box 7   Folder 79
Community Campaign
Box 7   Folder 80
Constitutional Rights
Box 7   Folder 81
Dare
Box 7   Folder 82
Delowe Corporation
Box 7   Folder 83
Dental Care
Box 7   Folder 84
Desk File Sorter
Box 7   Folder 85
Director of Youth Ministries
Box 7   Folder 86
Ecocity Conference
Box 7   Folder 87
Educational Programs
Box 7   Folder 88
Events
Box 7   Folder 89
Ezra Community Development Corporation
Box 7   Folder 90
Ezra Community Development Corporation Board's List Folder
Box 7   Folder 91-92
The Ezra Project
Box 7   Folder 93
Family Focus
Box 7   Folder 94
Father Grant
Box 7   Folder 95
Forsythe, Ruby Middleton
Box 7   Folder 96
Folklore: Bibliography of Books
Box 7   Folder 97
Forward Bound Plan: Beck School
Box 7   Folder 98
Georgetown County Arts Comm. Grant Application File, 1996
Box 7   Folder 99
Georgetown County Census
Box 7   Folder 100
Georgetown County League of Women Voters
Box 7   Folder 101
Georgetown County School Art Grant
Box 7   Folder 102
Grants
Box 7   Folder 103
Guest Book
Box 7   Folder 104-105
Guide to Small Grants
Box 7   Folder 106
Gullah CD-ROM
Box 8   Folder 107-108
Gumbo Stew Festival
Box 8   Folder 109-110
Gumbo Stew Festival: Cultural Arts Series
Box 8   Folder 111-112
Gumbo Stew Festival: Letters
Box 8   Folder 113
Gumbo Stew Festival: Newspaper Articles
Box 8   Folder 114
Hallelujah Singers
Box 8   Folder 115
Beverly Harvey Folder
Box 8   Folder 116
Heritage Festival
Box 8   Folder 117
Hospice for the Carolinas
Box 8   Folder 118-119
Hugo
Box 8   Folder 120-121
Hugo Articles
Box 8   Folder 122-123
I Care - Hugo Relief
Box 8   Folder 124
Introduction - Beulah P. White
Box 8   Folder 125
Job Descriptions
Box 8   Folder 126
Joy School
Box 8   Folder 127
Jubilee Homes Ministries
Box 9   Folder 128
Knight Foundation
Box 9   Folder 129-131
Lamplighter Fund Campaign
Box 9   Folder 132
Leading From Within Booklet
Box 9   Folder 133
Leadership Training
Box 9   Folder 134
The Lessons of Glory
Box 9   Folder 135
Linking Intergenerational Networks in Communities LINC (Clemson)
Box 9   Folder 136
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Box 9   Folder 137
Love a Family Christmas Dinner Program
Box 9   Folder 138
Major Donations
Box 9   Folder 139-144
Martin Luther King Leadership Seminar
Box 9   Folder 145-146
Martin Luther King Letters/Articles
Box 10   Folder 147
Medical Clinic
Box 10   Folder 148
Mendocino People Portrait
Box 10   Folder 149
Mind Body Questionnaire
Box 10   Folder 150
Minor Home Repair Workshop
Box 10   Folder 151
Mitsuba Computer File
Box 10   Folder 152-153
Mott Foundation
Box 10   Folder 154
Myrtle Beach Air Base Task Force
Box 10   Folder 155
National Black Child Development Institute
Box 10   Folder 156-158
National Dropout Prevention Network
Box 10   Folder 159
National Observance of Children's Sabbaths
Box 10   Folder 160
NEA Grant: Folk Artists
Box 10   Folder 161
Nehemiah Corporation
Box 10-11   Folder 162-166
News Articles
Box 11   Folder 167
Newspaper Glossies
Box 11   Folder 168
New York University (David Dent)
Box 11   Folder 169
Oral History Project
Box 11   Folder 170
People's Portrait of Georgetown County
Box 11   Folder 171
Portfolio Excerpts/Summer Step '92
Box 11   Folder 172
Position FOCI
Box 11   Folder 173
Primary Prevention Initiative (S.C.)
Box 11   Folder 174
Primary Prevention - Seeds for Change
Box 11   Folder 175
Prince, Mary
Box 11   Folder 176
Radio Talk Show
Box 12   Folder 177
REACH
Box 12   Folder 178
REACH/Humanities Resource Board Writing Retreat
Box 12   Folder 179
Rehabalative Housing, 1990
Box 12   Folder 180
Renaissance Inc.
Box 12   Folder 181
Requested Materials/BPW
Box 12   Folder 182
Resources
Box 12   Folder 183
Jim Rex USC
Box 12   Folder 184
Debbie Rhue's Journal
Box 12   Folder 185
Ruby Forsythe Museum
Box 12   Folder 186-188
Saturday Learning Academy
Box 12   Folder 189
School District Collaborative
Box 12   Folder 190
School District of Georgetown County
Box 12   Folder 191
Seeds of Hope
Box 12   Folder 192
Signs and Symptoms of Depression
Box 12   Folder 193-195
South Carolina Arts Commission
Box 12   Folder 196
South Carolina Arts Commission: Folk Arts Grant People's Portrait
Box 12   Folder 197
South Carolina Arts Commission: Folk Arts Program Grant FY95
Box 12   Folder 198
South Carolina Arts Commission: General Support
Box 13   Folder 199
South Carolina Child Poverty
Box 13   Folder 200
South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Box 13   Folder 201
South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism: Funds - Sharing Grant
Box 13   Folder 202
South Carolina Housing Partnership
Box 13   Folder 203
South Carolina Middle Grades Policy Project
Box 13   Folder 204
South Carolina Natural Resources Board
Box 13   Folder 205
Statewide Conference on the Arts
Box 13   Folder 206
St. Elizabeth Place
Box 13   Folder 207
Stories and Songs under the Hat (Paula Jean Greene)
Box 13   Folder 208
Structural Improvements
Box 13   Folder 209
Summary/Proposed Strategic Plan: The School District of Georgetown
Box 13   Folder 210
Summer Step
Box 13   Folder 211
Take Time
Box 13   Folder 212-214
Teen Institute
Box 13   Folder 215
Thanksgiving House
Box 13   Folder 216
Time Out for Arts School
Box 13   Folder 217
Tipton, Sarah Haynes
Box 13   Folder 218
To Seek and To Serve Gumbo Stew - Story of Community
Box 13   Folder 219
Travel Log - Beulah White
Box 13   Folder 220
Treasures by the Sea Events
Box 14   Folder 221
Unknown
Box 14   Folder 222
Volunteers, 1994-95
Box 14   Folder 223
W. K. Kellogg Fellowship
Box 14   Folder 224-225
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
Box 14   Folder 226
Waccamaw Neck Food Pantry
Box 14   Folder 227
Waccamaw Mission
Box 14   Folder 228
Washington Square Films
Box 14   Folder 229
White Development in Waccamaw Neck
Box 14   Folder 230-231
White, Beulah Priest
Box 14   Folder 232
White, Beulah Priest: Articles
Box 14   Folder 233
White, Beulah: Resume
Box 14   Folder 234
Wick, Bob
Box 14   Folder 235
Wick, Virginia
Box 14   Folder 236
Wil Lou Gray Opportunity School
Box 14   Folder 237
Winter Arts Camp
Box 14   Folder 238
Word Processing and Printing Request Forms

3. Photographs, Scrapbooks and Slides, 1989-1994.

(2.125 linear feet)
Box 14   Folder 239
Photographs, undated
   Scrapbook 1099-SCR/1
Hurricane Hugo, Georgetown, 1989
   Scrapbook 1099-SCR/2
Baskervill Family Focus Materials, 1994
   Scrapbook 1099-SCR/3
Camp Baskervill, 1994
   Scrapbook 1099-SCR/4
Summer Step: Bird's Eye View of Georgetown County, 1994
   Scrapbook 1099-SCR/5
Summer Step Program, undated
   Scrapbook 1099-SCR/6
Gumbo Stew Festival, undated
   Special Format Image 1099-SFI/1
Slides, undated


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[Identification of item], Beulah White Papers, Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, USA.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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