Inventory
 

Wabash Valley Press Club
Dates: 1962-1980
Accession Number: 810707
Donor: James L. Wright
Description: Three document cases and one ledger book (Volume 75)


Content and Scope of Collection

The Wabash Valley Press Club was certified with the Indiana Secretary of State, and incorporated under State Law, on May 9, 1962.

Purpose of the organization is "to advance the professional and ethical standards of the news media professionand to promote social enjoyment." Financial statements, program flyers, materials relating to publication of brochure "Better Media Relations" and minutes of board meetings 1975-1980 are stored in the cases. Minutes of board meetings, 1962-1974, are contained in ledger 75.

Document Case 1

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Financial statements

1962-1963

 

 

 

 

Membership analysis

1963

 

 

 

 

Income Tax returns

1962-1965

 

 

 

Folder 2

Financial statements

1967

 

 

 

Folder 3

Financial statement

1967

 

 

 

 

Letter from accountant Frank I. McGlone concerning recognition as an organization exempt from income tax

June 28, 1967

 

 

 

 

Income Tax return

1967

 

 

 

Folder 4

Financial statement

1968

 

 

 

 

Letter from James E. Daly, Internal Revenue Service to Hon. John Myers regarding exemption application

Dec. 1968

 

 

 

 

Financial statements

1969, 1970

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folder 5

Financial statements

1969, 1972

 

 

 

 

Bank statements and letters relating to finances

1973

 

 

 

 

Statement concerning investment of scholarship fund

Nov. 7, 1973

 

 

 

Folder 6

Financial statements

1974, 1975

 

 

 

 

Application to file as not-forprofit organization

Dec. 17, 1975

 

 

 

Folder 7

Bank statements

1976

 

 

 

 

Papers relating to tax exempt status

1976

 

 

 

 

Receipts

1976

 

 

 

Folder 8

Finances

1977

 

 

 

 

Income Tax papers

1977

 

 

 

 

Finances

1978

 

 

 

 

Bank statements, deposit slips

1978

 

 

 

Folder 9

Bank statements, receipts, deposit slips and financial summary

1979

 

 

 

 

Letter from B. J. Howard concerning audit of financial records for 1977, 1978 and 1979

Jan. 11, 1980

 

 

 

Folder 10

Program flyers

n.d.

 

 

 

 

Announcements, letters, clippings and newsletters

1963-1966

 

 

 

Folder 11

Program flyers, publicity and news bulletins

1970-1972

 

 

 

Folder 12

Monthly news bulletins

1973-1975

 

 

 

 

Publicity

1974- 1975

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folder 13

Publicity, news bulletin

1976, 1977

 

 

 

 

Program - Salute to Kenneth W. Martin

1977

 

 

 

Folder 14

Newsletter

1978, 1979

 

 

 

 

School Board candidates

1978

 

 

 

 

Publicity

1979

 

 

 

Folder 15

Newsletter, publicity

1980, 1981

 

 

 

 

 

 

Document Case 2

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Minutes

Feb. 17, 1975-
Dec. 2, 1975

 

 

 

 

Minutes

Feb. 25, 1976

 

 

 

 

Minutes

Nov. 9, 1977

 

 

 

 

Minutes

Feb. 8, 1978-
Sept. 13, 1978

 

 

 

 

Minutes

1979

 

 

 

 

Minutes

1980

 

 

 

Folder 2

Scholarship awards

1965-1978

 

 

 

Folder 3

Constitution, by-laws, house rules and amendments

1964-1980

 

 

 

Folder 4

Charter members

1962

 

 

 

 

Membership lists

July 1962-1980

 

 

 

Folder 5

List - Committees

1966

 

 

 

 

List - Past presidents

1962-1974

 

 

 

 

List - Board of Directors

1970-1972

 

 

 

List - Officers, Board

1976

 

 

 

 

Media - position, names

n.d.

 

 

 

Folder 6

Materials relating to publishing of Better  Media Relations Means Better Public  Relations

1977-1978

 

 

 

Folder 7

Better Media RelationsDistribution lists, News releases

1978

 

 

 

Folder 8

Better Media RelationsRevised edition

1979

 

 

 

Folder 9

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1978

 

 

 

Folder 10

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1978

 

 

 

Folder 11

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1978

 

 

 

Folder 12

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1978

 

 

 

Folder 13

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1978

 

 

 

Folder 14

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1978

 

 

 

Folder 15

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1978

 

 

 

Folder 16

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1978

 

 

 

Folder 17

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1978

 

 

 

 

 

 

Document Case 3

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1978

 

 

 

Folder 2

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1978

 

 

 

Folder 3

Better Media RelationsLetters of request for

1979

 

 

 

Folder 4

Caption for framed photograph - Framed photograph of Board of Directors

1963-1964

 

 

 

 

Caption for framed photograph - Framed photograph of Board of Directors

1962-1963