Folder 03: CAA Report 28

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    Joint Meeting C.A.A. Executive Board and Incorporators of Historic Charleston Wednesday, February 19, 5 P.M. A joint meeting of the Executive Board ot the Carolina Art Associaltion, and the Incorporators ot Historic Charleston Foundation was held Wednesday, February 19, at 5 P.M. in the Dock Street theatre. Present were Messrs Furong, Mouzon, Rogers, Simons, Whitelaw, and Mrs. Huguenin and Mrs. Kammerer from the Executive Board; and Messrs Briggs and Burton, and Miss McCormack and Miss Smith from the Incorporators Committee. Mr. Todd and Mr. Brenner were present but were excused. Mrs. Tobias was asked to stay in place of her husband. Mr. Mouzon opened the mcetng and expained that it had been caed by Mr. Whitaw. Mr. Whitelaw announced that the purpose of the meetng was to expain to the two groups plans for the Carolina Art Association and Historic Charleston Foundation fund-raising campagns this spring, and to ask authorization to proceed with the campaign. He read a prepared memorandum whioh expained the basis on which a decision had been made that a campaign for the Carolina Art Association for $75,000 should take place this spring. Mr. Whitelaw then asked that, if the Board approved the campaign, its management be eft to a financia committee consisting of Mr. Todd, Mr. Furong, Mr. Jenkins, and Mr. Mouzon. This would obviate the necessty of bringing the entire Board together at frequent intervas. He pointed out that the $75,000 was needed for three purposes: 1] for a working fund for the Association 2] additions and repairs to the two buildings; 3] Historic Charleston Foundation promotion and organizationa fund: 25,.000 to each. It was brought out in discussion that if the entire sum were not raised the amount avaiable would be divided between the three according to the decision of the Board and Committee. Since this amount is predicated on a three-year budget tor the Assooiation, Mr. Mouzon asked if the Association must promise not to campaign again tor three years. Mr. Whitelaw repied that while it was hoped that the amount would be sufficient for three years and that a further appea would not be be necessary in that period, no such promise should be made or impied. In a discussion on the need tor a buiding fund, Mr. Whitelaw pointed out that neither buiding is owned by the Associaltion. Miss Smith thought the campaign Publicity should show that since the entire burden of carrying, caring for and making usable the buildings has been on the Associaltion, the community, which owns them, can we be asked to share in the responabiity of upkeep. Mrs. Huguenin agreed, and thought that the City should be asked to contrbute a llarger share. Mr. Whitelaw repied that Additional funds have been requested of both City and County governments, and if granted will be part ot the $75,000 fund. [End Page 1] Mrs. Kammerer then reported on her conversations with members of the County Deegation which had been very satisfactory. She thought the members of the Deegation felt a responsibiity for aiding the Associaltion, and that the extra sum requested would be appropriated. several of the members tod her that the Publication of THIS IS Charleston had been of great benefit to the city. She felt that the Senator might require further persuasion. Mr. Waring commented that while the City makes no annual appropriation to the Art Associaltion, it has recenty appropriated $50,000 for a sports stadium. Suggestions were made that the sum of the appea be raised to $90,000 in connection with the 90th anniversary of the Associaltion, but Mr. Whitelaw pointed out that the figure of $75,000 was based on the actua needs of the Associaltion. He added that some of the business men to whom he had taked were pessimistic about the possibity of raising this sum, but that he himsef thought that it could be done. Mrs. Kammerer moved that the Board authorize Mr. Whitelaw to procede with a campaign for $75,000. The motion was seconded by Mr. Rogers and passed unanimousy. There being no further business, the meeting adjourned. Respectfuy submitted, Thomas J. Tobias, Secretary per CT [End Page 2]
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    Joint Meeting C.A.A. Executive Board and Incorporators of Historic Charleston Wednesday, February 19, 5 P.M. A joint meeting of the Executive Board ot the Carolina Art Associaltion, and the Incorporators ot Historic Charleston Foundation was held Wednesday, February 19, at 5 P.M. in the Dock Street theatre. Present were Messrs Furong, Mouzon, Rogers, Simons, Whitelaw, and Mrs. Huguenin and Mrs. Kammerer from the Executive Board; and Messrs Briggs and Burton, and Miss McCormack and Miss Smith from the Incorporators Committee. Mr. Todd and Mr. Brenner were present but were excused. Mrs. Tobias was asked to stay in place of her husband. Mr. Mouzon opened the mcetng and expained that it had been caed by Mr. Whitaw. Mr. Whitelaw announced that the purpose of the meetng was to expain to the two groups plans for the Carolina Art Association and Historic Charleston Foundation fund-raising campagns this spring, and to ask authorization to proceed with the campaign. He read a prepared memorandum whioh expained the basis on which a decision had been made that a campaign for the Carolina Art Association for $75,000 should take place this spring. Mr. Whitelaw then asked that, if the Board approved the campaign, its management be eft to a financia committee consisting of Mr. Todd, Mr. Furong, Mr. Jenkins, and Mr. Mouzon. This would obviate the necessty of bringing the entire Board together at frequent intervas. He pointed out that the $75,000 was needed for three purposes: 1] for a working fund for the Association 2] additions and repairs to the two buildings; 3] Historic Charleston Foundation promotion and organizationa fund: 25,.000 to each. It was brought out in discussion that if the entire sum were not raised the amount avaiable would be divided between the three according to the decision of the Board and Committee. Since this amount is predicated on a three-year budget tor the Assooiation, Mr. Mouzon asked if the Association must promise not to campaign again tor three years. Mr. Whitelaw repied that while it was hoped that the amount would be sufficient for three years and that a further appea would not be be necessary in that period, no such promise should be made or impied. In a discussion on the need tor a buiding fund, Mr. Whitelaw pointed out that neither buiding is owned by the Associaltion. Miss Smith thought the campaign Publicity should show that since the entire burden of carrying, caring for and making usable the buildings has been on the Associaltion, the community, which owns them, can we be asked to share in the responabiity of upkeep. Mrs. Huguenin agreed, and thought that the City should be asked to contrbute a llarger share. Mr. Whitelaw repied that Additional funds have been requested of both City and County governments, and if granted will be part ot the $75,000 fund. [End Page 1] Mrs. Kammerer then reported on her conversations with members of the County Deegation which had been very satisfactory. She thought the members of the Deegation felt a responsibiity for aiding the Associaltion, and that the extra sum requested would be appropriated. several of the members tod her that the Publication of THIS IS Charleston had been of great benefit to the city. She felt that the Senator might require further persuasion. Mr. Waring commented that while the City makes no annual appropriation to the Art Associaltion, it has recenty appropriated $50,000 for a sports stadium. Suggestions were made that the sum of the appea be raised to $90,000 in connection with the 90th anniversary of the Associaltion, but Mr. Whitelaw pointed out that the figure of $75,000 was based on the actua needs of the Associaltion. He added that some of the business men to whom he had taked were pessimistic about the possibity of raising this sum, but that he himsef thought that it could be done. Mrs. Kammerer moved that the Board authorize Mr. Whitelaw to procede with a campaign for $75,000. The motion was seconded by Mr. Rogers and passed unanimousy. There being no further business, the meeting adjourned. Respectfuy submitted, Thomas J. Tobias, Secretary per CT [End Page 2]
Title:
Folder 03: CAA Report 28
Creator:
Civic Services Committee
Description:
A joint meeting report for the C.A.A executive board and Incorporators of Historic Charleston (Feb. 19).
Collection:
Civic Services Committee Papers
Contributing Institution:
Margaretta Childs Archives at Historic Charleston Foundation
Media Type:
Manuscripts
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Civic Services Committee--Records and correspondence
Series:
Folder 03: Meeting Minutes
Shelving Locator:
HCF 001
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
300 dpi, 24-bit depth, color, Epson Expression 10000XL, Archival Masters are tiffs.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2009, Historic Charleston Foundation. All rights reserved. For more information contact Margaretta Childs Archives at HCF, PO Box 1120, Charleston, SC 29402.