Upward Bound Collection

Title

Upward Bound Collection

Creator

Philander Smith College, Upward Bound Program

Date

1965-2000

Description

The Upward Bound Collection includes program guidelines, proposals, administrative documents and publications related to Philander Smith College's Upward Bound Program from 1965 to the early 2000's. The summer program gave undeserved students from high schools in Little Rock, Arkansas the opportunity to enhance their reading, writing, speech and creative skills in preparation for post-secondary education. The collection also contains information about the TRIO program and original issues of The Rocket, a unique newspaper produced by the students of the Upward Bound program.

Subject

Philander Smith College, Upward Bound Program
Community Action Program (U.S.)
Summer programming
African American students
United States. Office of Postsecondary Education. Federal TRIO Programs

Extent

2 boxes

Table Of Contents

Box 1

Program Guides

  • Upward Bound at Philander Smith College, 1966
  • U. S. Office of Economic Opportunity, Upward Bound Guidelines, 1965-1968
  • Upward Bound Philander Smith College Student Source Book (n.d.)
  • 1992-93 Arkansas TRIO Programs

Project Proposals

  • Upward Bound Proposals, Philander Smith College, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71

Program Schedules

  • Upward Bound Academic Year Program, 1966-1967
  • Upward Bound Library Schedule, Summer 2000

Newspapers

  • The Rocket, June 1967, July 1967, July 1971, August 1971, July 1980, Jan. /Feb. 1999

Special Programs

  • The Upward Bound Program presents, “Christmas Banquet, 1981”
  • The 1980 Session of Philander Smith College Upward Bound presents “Preparing for the challenges of the eighties”

Photographs

  • Demolition of the Upward Bound Building, 1994 (color, 3.5 x 5 inches)
  • Construction of the PSC security fence, 1994-95 (color, 3.5 x 5 inches)

Article

  • Billings, T. A. (1968, October). Upward Bound accomplishments. Phi Delta Kappan, p. 95-98.

 

Box 2

Administrative Documents

  • Financial Statements, 1967, 1974
  • Payroll, 1970
  • Employee contracts, 1976
  • Insurance, 1977
  • Review and progress report, 1977
  • Correspondence, 1978
  • Program Budget, 1981-1982
  • Upward Bound Program documentation (grant applications, budgets, correspondence, progress reports & schedules), 1980-1981, Pt. 1
  • Upward Bound Program documentation, (grant applications, budgets, correspondence, progress reports & schedules)1980-1981, Pt. 2
  • 1983-84 Program Statistics
  • Grant award notification, 1996 & grant application 10/14/93

Language

eng

Type

Collection

Access Rights

This collection is available for viewing at D. W. Reynolds Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Finding Aid by

L. Stacey

Accession by

L. Stacey

Accession date

2018-02-13

Accession number

12.UPWD.2018.01

Repository

D. W. Reynolds Library, Archives and Special Collections, Philander Smith College.

Storage location

ARC STOR 27C

Social Bookmarking

Collection

Citation

Philander Smith College, Upward Bound Program, “Upward Bound Collection,” Philander Smith College Digital Archive, accessed August 8, 2022, https://pscdigitalarchive.omeka.net/items/show/977.