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Rosedale Park News Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UR002485

Scope and Content

The collection is comprised of past issues of the Rosedale Park News. They document a unique perspective of that community over the course of five decades.

Dates

  • 1958 - 2013

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

History

Detroit's Rosedale Park neighborhood was developed in the late 1920s-1940s and listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2006. The Rosedale Park News is the official publication of the Rosedale Park Improvement Association, a nonprofit organization that advocates on behalf of the historic residential area. Published as a monthly local newsletter the News has reported on the neighborhood since 1958. Harriett Mottley, a Rosedale Park resident since the 1970s, served as one of its editors (1993-2005).

Extent

2 Linear Feet (2 SB)

Abstract

Detroit's Rosedale Park neighborhood was developed in the late 1920s-1940s and listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2006. The "Rosedale Park News" is the official publication of the Rosedale Park Improvement Association, a nonprofit organization that advocates on behalf of the historic residential area. Published as a monthly local newsletter the "News" has reported on the neighborhood since 1958. Harriett Mottley, a Rosedale Park resident since the 1970s, served as one of its editors (1993-2005). The collection is comprised of past issues of the Rosedale Park News. They document a unique perspective of that community over the course of five decades.

Arrangement

Material has been minimally arranged and reflects its original order as acquired by the Archives. Subjects may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

Materials donated to the Reuther Library by Harriett Mottley on January 22, 2014.

Processing History

Finding aid written by Gavin Strassel on February 4, 2014.
Title
Guide to the Rosedale Park News Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Gavin Strassel.
Date
2014-02-03
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA