Guide to the Harriet Whelan Area E Alternative School Collection, 1973-1982

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Harriet Whelan Area E Alternative School Collection
Dates: 1973-1982
Bulk Dates: 1973-1976
Identification: URB/AEAS
Creator: Whelan, Harriet
Physical Description: 0.87 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Urban Archives
Abstract: The initial proposal for the Area E Alternative School (AEAS) was for an integrated K-12 school in urban Los Angeles whose core tenets included a multicultural emphasis in the curriculum, a decision-making process that included parents, students and teachers, and a commitment to volunteer from all school community members including students, parents, and staff. The bulk of the collection consists of administrative materials concerning the AEAS committees’ efforts to create an integrated charter school. These materials include such things as announcements, by-laws, various committee minutes, fliers, newsletters, and reports.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records
Photographic material

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

April Feldman, 2015

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

Scope and Contents

The Harriet Whelan Area E Alternative School Collection consists of administrative materials concerning the AEAS committees’ efforts to create an integrated charter school. These materials include such things as announcements, by-laws, various committee minutes, fliers, newsletters, and reports, which are arranged alphabetically.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Alternative Education Exchange, 1975 December

Box 1, Folder 2

Area E Alternative School Facts

Box 1, Folder 3

Association of Alternative Public Schools, 1975, 1981-1982

Box 1, Folder 4

Association of Alternative Public Schools Conference, April 1980

Box 1, Folder 5

Beach Party flyer

Box 1, Folder 6

Bicentennial Pageant, 1976 May 25

Box 1, Folder 7

"Blueprint for an Alternative School," 1972 March 23

Box 1, Folder 8

Bulletins and Newsletters, 1973-1976

Box 1, Folder 9

By-Laws

Box 1, Folder 10

By-Laws Committee, 1975 December 19

Box 1, Folder 11

Cahan, Ruth, January 1974

Box 1, Folder 12

Calendars and Schedules, 1975

Box 1, Folder 13

Center for New Schools, 1972 May 25

Box 1, Folder 14

Cheeseboro, Margrit, April 1975

Box 1, Folder 15

Committee Lists

Box 1, Folder 16

Communication Committee, 1973 March 27

Box 1, Folder 17

Community Centered Classroom

Box 1, Folder 18

Community Coordinating Council

Box 1, Folder 19

Community Council, 1973-1981

Box 1, Folder 20

Counseling and Guidance, June 1975

Box 1, Folder 21

Course Descriptions, Spring 1975

Box 1, Folder 22

Curriculum, 1975 February 19

Box 1, Folder 23

Curriculum Committee, 1976 May 22

Box 1, Folder 24

"The Education Community," 1973 June 22

Box 1, Folder 25

Election Committee, 1975

Box 1, Folder 26

Enrollment Committee

Box 1, Folder 27

Executive Council

Box 1, Folder 28

Forms and Notes

Box 1, Folder 29

Graduation, 1978 June 9

Box 1, Folder 30

Graduation Requirements, 1976 March 10

Box 1, Folder 31

Group Counseling

Box 1, Folder 32

Guidance Report, 1976 April 7

Box 1, Folder 33

"Guidelines of the Area E Alternative School" as Approved by the Los Angeles Board of Education, 1973 June 22

Box 1, Folder 34

Herbert, Mark, 1974 August 29

Box 1, Folder 35

Imtra-School (sic) Committee, 1976 December 3

Box 1, Folder 36

International Convention on Options in Public Education, 1975

Box 1, Folder 37

Klein Healy, Eloise, ca. 1981

Box 1, Folder 38

Los Angeles City Schools Alternative Schools Report, 1976 May 5

Box 1, Folder 39

Los Angeles Unified School District Research and Evaluation Report, "Summary of Findings and Recommendations Evaluation Report on Four Off-Site Alternative Schools in Los Angeles 1974-1975," 1975 January 23

Box 1, Folder 40

Meetings, 1973-1975

Box 1, Folder 41

Mid-City Alternative Schools, 1979-1980

Box 1, Folder 42

Mid-City Alternative School Newsletter, October 1980-September 1981

Box 2, Folder 1

Notices, 1973-1976

Box 2, Folder 2

"Name the School" Committee

Box 2, Folder 3

Open House

Box 2, Folder 4

Opening, September 1975

Box 2, Folder 5

Our Handbook

Box 2, Folder 6

Pancake Breakfast

Box 2, Folder 7

Planning, 1973-1974

Box 2, Folder 8

Proposal, 1974 May 2

Box 2, Folder 9

Proposal Response

Box 2, Folder 10

Reunion, October 2006

Box 2, Folder 11

School Policy, 1976 February 3

Box 2, Folder 12

Self-Study, Preliminary Report, 1975 January

Box 2, Folder 13

Site Committee, 1975

Box 2, Folder 14

Spotlight on Education in the Los Angeles City Schools, 1975

Box 2, Folder 15

Staff Selection Committee

Box 2, Folder 16

Staff Evaluation

Box 2, Folder 17

Statement on Open Classroom Education, 1972

Box 2, Folder 18

Student Government, 1974 March 31

Box 2, Folder 19

Summer School Survey, 1976 March 24

Box 2, Folder 20

Teacher Merry-Go-Round Fellowship Project Proposal, 1980 December 1

Box 2, Folder 21

Thanksgiving Festival

Box 2, Folder 22

Transportation Committee, 1973, 1975

Box 2, Folder 23

Tutoring in Reading

Box 2, Folder 24

Wizard of Oz Program

Box 2, Folder 25

Yearbook, 1975

Box 2, Folder 26

Yearbook, 1977

Box 3, Item 1

5 Photographic Prints and 2 Proof Sheets