Charline Abernathy papers, 1975-1983

Finding aid prepared by Stacy Wood, 2012; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Charline Abernathy papers
Collection number: 2161
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1975-1983
Abstract: Charline Abernathy is a lifelong public servant who is active in Northeast Los Angeles. She was the secretary of the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce as well as the President of the Highland Park Ebell Management Company Inc. Dedicated to neighborhood development and youth programming, the collection documents her accomplishments and public recognitions.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Physical location: COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Abernathy, Charline 1921-

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charline Abernathy Papers (Collection 2161). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7377046 

Acquisition Information

Provenance unknown. This collection is part of an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives, the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) and the UCLA Library.

Processing History

Processed by Stacy Wood, 2012.
The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archive  at UCLA is an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW)  and the UCLA Library . These collections expand the pool of primary source materials available to researchers and to the community at large. This partnership was initiated by CSW and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to inventory, organize, preserve, and digitize more than eighty Mazer collections pertaining to lesbian and feminist activism and writings.

Biography

Charline Abernathy is a lifelong public servant active in Northeast Los Angeles. She owns a mini farm in the San Pascual Valley and in an effort to be ecologically conscious raises and preserves her own food. She worked as a building contractor in the Los Angeles area for many years. She was also a welder on aircrafts and ships during World War II and won an award from Rocketdyne in 1958 for "most suggestions." She was the Vice President of the Highland Park Improvement Association, a member and Secretary of the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce and served on the Board of Directors for North East Youth Foundation. She now serves as the President of the Highland Park Ebell Management Company Incorporated.

Scope and Content

This collection includes articles and plaques recognizing the public service of Charline Abernathy to the community of Northeast Los Angeles.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Abernathy, Charline, 1921-

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Newspaper Clippings. 1977.

Physical Description: newsprint, photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings including "1977 Woman of the Year" from Northeast Newspapers Saturday October 8, 1977; a photocopy of "Outstanding Citizen" in News Herald and Journal from May 14, 1977; and "Woman of the Year" from News Herald and Journal from October 8, 1977.
Box 1, Folder 2

Plaques. 1975-1983.

Physical Description: plaques, plate mounted on wood

Scope and Content Note

Contains plaques of recognition for Charline Abernathy. 1975 Award for an anti graffiti youth program 1977 from the Highland Park Chamber of Commercie for Outstanding Service 1977 letter from the Mayor Bradley in recognition of service 1979 - from Los Aficianados de los Angeles as an exemplary member 1983 - plaque for outstanding service as Secretary as the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce.