TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Board Minutes, Newsletters

Correspondence

Projects and Committees

Committees

Committees, Activities, and Miscellaneous Publications

Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Collection

Bill Melton's Presidency



Overview of the Collection

Accession No.: MA91-1
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library
1515 Young St
Dallas, TX 75201
Creator: Bill Melton, President of the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce, 1973-1974
Title: Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Collection
Dates: 1963-1974; bulk 1973-1974
Quantity: 5 Boxes
Language: The records are in English.

Scope and Contents

Bill Melton served as president of the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce during 1973-1974. This collection contains board minutes, correspondence, newsletters, and reports of the work of various committees during his tenure as well as miscellaneous publications from earlier years. The materials provide insight into a variety of issues facing Oak Cliff during the mid-1970s including integration (in the Neighborhood Division and Golden Triangle 4 Theater files), transportation planning, neighborhood clean-up, and business development. The collection was housed in notebooks, and the original headings and divisions assigned by Bill Melton have been retained.

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Related Material

MA95-3 Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Collection

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Persons:

Melton, Bill

Organizations:

Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce

Family Names:

Melton

Places:

Dallas (Tex.)
Oak Cliff (Tex.)

Titles:

Chamber of Commerce Collection

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA91-1 Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Collection, Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Processing Information

Processed by Carol Roark, Archivist

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Board Minutes, Newsletters
1 1 Register
2 Board Minutes, September-October, 1973
3 Board Minutes, November-December, 1973
4 Board Minutes, January-March, 1974
5 Board Minutes, April-June, 1974
6 Board Minutes, July-September, 1974
7 Newsletter, 1973
8 Newsletter, 1974
9 Newsletter, "President's Comments" Column
10 Membership Coffees
11 Positive Image Committee
Correspondence
2 1 Outgoing Correspondence, 1973
2 Outgoing Correspondence, January-June, 1974
3 Outgoing Correspondence, July-September, 1974
4 Incoming Correspondence, 1973
5 Incoming Correspondence, January-May, 1974
6 Incoming Correspondence, June-October, 1974
7 General Items, 1973-1974
Projects and Committees
3 1 General Correspondence (primarily to and from Bill McCalib, Executive Vice President), 1972-1974
2 Quorum Fifty, 1973-1974
3 Budget, 1973-1974
4 Nominating Committee, 1973
5 Election, Nominating Committee, 1974
6 Annual Banquet Program, 1968
7 Annual Banquet, 1973
8 Annual Banquet, 1974
9 Spring Awards Banquet, 1974
10 Speeches (given by Bill Melton)
11 Golden Triangle 4 Theater
12 Oak Cliff Foundation: Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws
13 Luby Report
Committees
3 14 Civic Division, 1973
15 Civic Division, 1974
4 1 Neighborhood Division
2 Neighborhood Division
3 Industrial Division
4 Industrial Division
5 Transportation Division
6 Transportation Division
7 Operations Division
Committees, Activities, and Miscellaneous Publications
5 1 Cliff Toppers
2 Executive 100 Council
3 Activities, clippings and articles
4 Activities, programs and brochures
5 Activities, miscellaneous
6 Activities, "I Like Oak Cliff" bumper sticker
7 Maps of Oak Cliff
8 Membership Directories: 1966-1968
9 Oak Cliff Magazine, miscellaneous issues
10 Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce brochures, 1963-1969
11 Program of Work: 1968,1969,1972-1973
12 President's Newsletter, miscellaneous issues
13 Bill Melton, personal