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Queen’s Chapel Civic Association Records

Identifier: 105

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of meeting minutes, administrative materials, community newsletters and announcements, correspondence, and legal documents related to the Queen’s Chapel Civic Association.


  • Creation: 1965-1995


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Conditions Governing Use

No known restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

On September 14, 1965, the Brookland Civic Association ceded the area bounded by Sargent Road NE, Eastern Avenue NE, Michigan Avenue NE and South Dakota Avenue NE to the newly formed Queen’s Chapel Civic Association. The group’s goal was to “work for the betterment of [the] area and the community at large in the following ways: presentation of informative speakers; publication of the ‘Civic Seer;’ [and] maintaining close relationships with the 5th District, the D.C. Federation of Civic Associations, and with schools.”


1.5 Linear feet

3 Boxes


Series 1: Organizational Information
This series contains the Queen’s Chapel Civic Association’s constitution and bylaws, corporate reports, administrative materials, newsletters, meeting minutes, and correspondence.

Series 2: Community Issues
This series includes correspondence, announcements, and publications concerning community issues such as crime, traffic and transportation, public works, education, and elections.

Series 3: Civic Organizations
This series contains information and publications from other local civic and community organizations.

Custodial History

The collection was donated in 1996, by Richard Teasley, President of the Queen’s Chapel Civic Association, and Ophelia C. Daniel, a former officer.

Custodial History

This collection was donated to the Library in 1996 by Richard Teasley, President of the Queen’s Chapel Civic Association, and Ophelia C. Daniel, a former officer.

Processing Information

Standard archival procedures were used at the time of processing.

Queen’s Chapel Civic Association Records
An inventory of Queen’s Chapel Civic Association Records at DC Public Library
Finding aid prepared by Rachel Telford.
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Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

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Washington DC 20001