American Public Works Association, North Carolina Chapter Records 1936-1998

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American Public Works Association. North Carolina Chapter
Size
6.25 linear feet (4 cartons and 1 halfbox)
Call number
MC 00402

The American Public Works Association, North Carolina Chapter Records, dated 1938 - 1998, includes records of annual meetings, historical exhibits, scholarships, photos and other materials which document the activities of the organization.

The North Carolina Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) was formed in 1957. The first annual chapter meeting was held in Raleigh at the Erdahl-Cloyd Student Union at State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1958. Thirty-one municipal officials attended. The Sanitation Division was the first technical division to be formed in 1962, followed by the Streets Division in 1971. The Administrative Management Division, Buildings and Grounds Division, Equipment Services Division (1988), and Water Resources Division have since formed. The Technology Division was new in 2009.

Biographical/historical note

The North Carolina Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) was formed in 1957. The organizational meeting was held in conjunction with the NC League of Municipalities Third Annual Municipal Public Works Conference at North Carolina State College (later University) on February 21, 1957. This first meeting was attended by approximately 40 municipal officials including the Assistant Director of the National APWA, Robert D. Bugler. At this meeting, H. W. Kueffner, Director of Public Works in Durham, was unanimously elected the first president of the chapter.

The first annual chapter meeting was held in Raleigh at the Erdahl-Cloyd Student Union at State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1958. Thirty-one municipal officials attended. The Sanitation Division was the first technical division to be formed in 1962, followed by the Streets Division in 1971. The Administrative Management Division, Buildings and Grounds Division, Equipment Services Division (1988), and Water Resources Division have since formed. The Technology Division was new in 2009.

A list of past presidents, 1994-2010, of the North Carolina chapter can be found at http://northcarolina.apwa.net/leadership/pastpresidents/

The American Public Works Association is an international educational and professional association of public agencies, private sector companies, and individuals dedicated to providing high quality public works goods and services. APWA is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, incorporated in the state of Illinois.

Originally chartered in 1937, APWA is the largest and oldest organization of its kind in the world, with headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, an office in Washington, D.C., and 64 chapters throughout North America.

Adapted from http://northcarolina.apwa.net/aboutus/history/ and http://www.apwa.net/About/

Scope/content

The American Public Works Association, North Carolina Chapter Records, dated 1938 - 1998, includes records of annual meetings, historical exhibits, scholarships, photos and other materials which document the activities of the organization.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged in chronological order.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Use of these materials

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], American Public Works Association, North Carolina Chapter Records, MC 00402, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of American Public Works Association, North Carolina Chapter, 2001.

Processing information

Processed by Bennett Chapman, Manning Peeler, William Maness, Karsin Williard and Jennifer Baker November 2016

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American Public Works Association (APWA) Manual of Water Works Equipment and Materials 1938-1940
Carton 1, Folder 1
APWA 1955-1957
Carton 1, Folder 2
APWA 1958-1960
Carton 1, Folder 3
APWA 1961-1963
Carton 1, Folder 4
APWA 1964-1965
Carton 1, Folder 5
APWA 1966-1967
Carton 1, Folder 6
APWA 1968
Carton 1, Folder 7
APWA 1969
Carton 1, Folder 8
APWA 1970
Carton 1, Folder 9
APWA 1971
Carton 1, Folder 10
APWA 1972
Carton 1, Folder 11
APWA (1 of 2) 1973
Carton 1, Folder 12
APWA (2 of 2) 1973
Carton 1, Folder 13
APWA (1 of 3) 1974
Carton 1, Folder 14
APWA (2 of 3) 1974
Carton 1, Folder 15
APWA (3 of 3) 1974
Carton 1, Folder 16
APWA Chapter Manual (1 of 2) 1974
Carton 1, Folder 17
APWA Chapter Manual (2 of 2) 1974
Carton 1, Folder 18
APWA Sanitation Conferences 1974-1980
Carton 1, Folder 19
APWA (1 of 3) 1975
Carton 1, Folder 20
APWA (2 of 3) 1975
Carton 1, Folder 21
APWA (3 of 3) 1975
Carton 1, Folder 22
APWA (1 of 2) 1976
Carton 1, Folder 23
APWA (2 of 2) 1976
Carton 1, Folder 24
APWA (1 of 2) 1977
Carton 1, Folder 25
APWA (2 of 2) 1977
Carton 1, Folder 26
APWA (1 of 2) 1978
Carton 2, Folder 1
APWA (2 of 2) 1978
Carton 2, Folder 2
APWA 1979
Carton 2, Folder 3
APWA 1980
Carton 2, Folder 4
APWA (1 of 2) 1981
Carton 2, Folder 5
APWA (2 of 2) 1981
Carton 2, Folder 6
APWA 1982 Annual Activity Report 1982-1983
Carton 2, Folder 7
APWA (1 of 2) 1982
Carton 2, Folder 8
APWA (2 of 2) 1982
Carton 2, Folder 9
APWA Museum of History 1982
Carton 2, Folder 10
APWA Chapter Manual 1982
Carton 2, Folder 11
APWA Historical Exhibit (1 of 2) 1983
Carton 2, Folder 12
APWA Historical Exhibit (2 of 2) 1983
Carton 2, Folder 13
APWA 1983
Carton 2, Folder 14
APWA 1984
Carton 2, Folder 15
APWA NC Chapter Historical Files 1984
Carton 2, Folder 16
APWA 1985
Carton 2, Folder 17
APWA 1986
Carton 3, Folder 1
APWA 1987
Carton 3, Folder 2
APWA 1988
Carton 3, Folder 3
APWA 1989
Carton 3, Folder 4
APWA Photo Album 1990
Carton 3, Folder 5
APWA Photo Album 1990-1991
Carton 3, Folder 6
APWA Year in Review (1 of 4) 1993
Carton 3, Folder 7
APWA Year in Review (2 of 4) 1993
Carton 3, Folder 8
APWA Year in Review (3 of 4) 1993
Carton 3, Folder 9
APWA Year in Review (4 of 4) 1993
Carton 3, Folder 10
APWA Heritage Award Submittal 1993
Carton 3, Folder 11
APWA Centennial Photo Album 1994
Carton 3, Folder 12
APWA Documents 1994
Carton 3, Folder 13
APWA Centennial Year Documents Tabs 1-10 1994
Carton 3, Folder 14
APWA Centennial Year Documents Tabs 11-20 1994
Carton 3, Folder 15
APWA Centennial Year Documents Tabs 21-31 1994
Carton 3, Folder 16
APWA A Twenty Year Review in Pictures 1970s-1980s (1 of 2) 1995
Carton 3, Folder 17
APWA A Twenty Year Review in Pictures 1970s-1980s (2 of 2) 1995
Carton 3, Folder 18
APWA Photo Album 1995
Carton 4, Folder 1
APWA Documents Tabs 1-10 1995
Carton 4, Folder 2
APWA Documents Tabs 11-20 1995
Carton 4, Folder 3
APWA Documents Tabs 21-27 1995
Carton 4, Folder 4
APWA Documents Tabs 28-31 1995
Carton 4, Folder 5
APWA Documents Tabs 1-10 1996
Carton 4, Folder 6
APWA Documents Tabs 11-20 1996
Carton 4, Folder 7
APWA Documents Tabs 21-31 1996
Carton 4, Folder 8
APWA Photo Album 1996
Carton 4, Folder 9
APWA Documents Tabs 1-10 1997
Carton 4, Folder 10
APWA Documents Tabs 11-20 1997
Carton 4, Folder 11
APWA Documents Tabs 21-31 1997
Carton 4, Folder 12
APWA Photo Album 1997
Carton 4, Folder 13
APWA Chapter and Division By-Laws 1998
Carton 4, Folder 14
North Carolina Chapter of APWA Annual Meeting Documents Tabs 1-8 1998
Carton 4, Folder 15
North Carolina Chapter of APWA Annual Meeting Documents Tabs 9-19 1998
Carton 4, Folder 16
North Carolina Chapter of APWA Annual Meeting Documents Tab 20 1998
Carton 4, Folder 17
Citations 1974

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Half box 5, Folder 1
Scholarship Applications 1991

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Half box 5, Folder 2
Scholarship Committee Report and Program 1993

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Half box 5, Folder 3
Scholarship Committee Annual Report 1994

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Half box 5, Folder 4
Scholarship Applications 1995

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Half box 5, Folder 5
Scholarship Winners 1996

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Half box 5, Folder 6
Scholarship Awards 1998

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Half box 5, Folder 7
1990 Year in Review 1990
Carton 6, Folder 1
1991 Year in Review (1 of 2) 1991
Carton 6, Folder 2
1991 Year in Review (2 of 2) 1991
Carton 6, Folder 3
1992 Year in Review (1 of 3) 1992
Carton 6, Folder 4
1992 Year in Review (2 of 3) 1992
Carton 6, Folder 5
1992 Year in Review (3 of 3) 1992
Carton 6, Folder 6
"Public Works: Services to People" 1978
Carton 6, Folder 7
Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.
Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], American Public Works Association, North Carolina Chapter Records, MC 00402, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.