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Julie Sabit Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UP002551
The Julie Sabit Papers reflect Sabit's work within both the City of Detroit Planning Department and the Association of Municipal Professional Women, much of which overlaps. Material includes directories, correspondence, memos, officer rosters, annual reports, policy objectives, organizational timelines, project and events materials, newsletters, and other various publications.

Series Description: Series 1: City of Detroit Planning Department, 1970-1985 Series 2: Association of Municipal Professional Women (AMPW), 1975-1988

Dates

  • 1970 - 1988
  • Majority of material found within 1975 - 1985

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.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 SB)

Abstract

Julie Sabit is a native of Detroit. She graduated from Southeastern High School in 1950 and received her BA in Sociology from Wayne State University in 1958. Sabit initially began work in the City of Detroit's Planning Department as a student technical assistant in 1957. Upon her graduation in 1958, she began working as a Social Planning and Development Assistant within the Research Division of the Planning Department, eventually becoming the head of that division. In 1973, Sabit received her Master's in Sociology from Wayne State University. She became involved with the Association of Municipal Professional Women (AMPW) when it was founded in 1975, and she served on its board from 1975 to 1985. In 1990, she retired from the City of Detroit's Planning Department. During her retirement, Sabit received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Wayne State University. The Julie Sabit Papers reflect Sabit's work within both the City of Detroit Planning Department and the Association of Municipal Professional Women, much of which overlaps. Material includes directories, correspondence, memos, officer rosters, annual reports, policy objectives, organizational timelines, project and events materials, newsletters, and other various publications.

History

Julie Sabit is a native of Detroit. She graduated from Southeastern High School in 1950 and received her BA in Sociology from Wayne State University in 1958. Sabit initially began work in the City of Detroit's Planning Department as a student technical assistant in 1957. Upon her graduation in 1958, she began working as a Social Planning and Development Assistant within the Research Division of the Planning Department, eventually becoming the head of that division. In 1973, Sabit received her Master's in Sociology from Wayne State University. She became involved with the Association of Municipal Professional Women (AMPW) when it was founded in 1975, and she served on its board from 1975 to 1985. In 1990, she retired from the City of Detroit's Planning Department. During her retirement, Sabit received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Wayne State University.

Arrangement of the Papers

The collection is arranged into 2 series - Series 1 (Box 1), and Series 2 (Box 1).

Folders in each series are simply listed by their location within each box. They are not arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout several boxes within each series.

Acquisition

The Julie Sabit Papers were deposited in the Reuther Library on October 20, 2014.

Related Material

Reuther collections: Association of Municipal Professional Women Records.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Julia Teran on January 6, 2015.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Julie Sabit Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Julia Teran; encoded by Julia Teran.
Date
2016-01-06
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA