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Finding Aid to the Camp Jened newspaper archive collection 1966
BANC MSS 2012/178  
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    Collection Title: Camp Jened newspaper archive collection
    Date: 1966
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 2012/178
    Creator: Jacobson, Denise Sherer.
    Creator: Camp Jened (N.Y.)
    Extent: 2 boxes (.4 linear feet)
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    Abstract: Camp Jened, at the foot of Hunter Mountain in the Catskills of New York, was a camp started in 1952 for children and adults with disabilities. The camp eventually relocated to Rock Hill, New York and closed in 2006.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

    Information for Researchers

    Access Information

    BOX 2: RESTRICTED ORIGINALS. Use photocopies only in box 1. Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Camp Jened newspaper archive collection, BANC MSS 2012/178, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Related Material

    Forms part of: Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement collection. Some originals illegible and/or damaged. Photocopies are equal in quality to originals.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Camps for children with disabilities -- New York (State)
    Camps for people with disabilities -- New York (State)
    Children with disabilities -- Recreation -- New York (State)
    People with disabilities -- Recreation -- New York (State)
    Camp Jened (N.Y.)

    Scope and Content Note

    Collection of typewritten, mimeographed newsletters produced by campers. Also includes a few programs for camp performances, a color copy of a brochure for the Camp (circa 1954), and a letterhead for the camp listing its Executive Board. Denise Sherer Jacobson, a former camp attendee and co-producer of some of the newsletters provides an introduction and brief history of the camp (7 leaves, April 9, 2012).