Guide to the Celo Community Collection, 1950 - 1966, undated

Summary Information

Title: Celo Community Collection, 1950 - 1966, undated
Collection: AC.346
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

The Celo Community Collection consist of 4 items about the intentional community located in the Black Mountains of Yancey County, North Carolina.  These documents detail the origins of the Celo Community from its residents' perspective during the 1950s and the 1960s.

Creator: Celo Community

Biographical/Historical Note

In 1937, Arthur E. Morgan, William Regnery, and Clarence Pickett founded the Celo Community as an utopian community experiment in Yancey County, North Caroilna. It was chartered as a non-profit land-holding corporation which had a summer camps, schools, and a health center. Many of its early members were members of the Society of Friends (Quakers).

Scope and Contents

The Celo Community Collection consist of 4 items about the intentional community located in the Black Mountains of Yancey County, North Carolina.  These documents detail the origins of the Celo Community from its residents' perspective during the 1950s and the 1960s.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in one folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research without restrictions in the Dougherty Reading Room.

Acquisitions Information

This collection has been in the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection since before 1990. Provenance is unknown. The accession number is AC.2000.023. It was opened to the public in September 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, September 2006; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, September 2006.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.346: Celo Community Collection, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

 

About Celo Community. Reprint from The Interpreter, 1950.  Folder 1
 Notes from Memory by Arthur E. Morgan and Grscom Morgan on the Beginnings of Celo Community in North Carolina, 1957. Folder 1
 Celo Community Today, 1966. Folder 1
 Untitled, undated description of Celo Community. Folder 1