Cheri Mitchell PapersCheri Mitchell Papers

Cheri Mitchell Papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Cheri Mitchell Papers
Creator: Mitchell, Cheri
Creator: Mitchell, Samuel
Dates: 1950-2014
Dates: Bulk, 2004-2014
Extent: 3.0 Linear feet (3 linear feet) and 3 oversize items
Collection Number: RBRL/399
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: Cheri Mitchell is a self-advocate and grassroots activitist in the community of people with disabilities in Georgia. Her collection documents her self-advocacy work, especially her work in Atlanta with her husband, Sam Mitchell, and her work with People First of Georgia.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Cheri Mitchell is a self-advocate and grassroots activitist with a long history of working on behalf of people with disabilities in Georgia. She has worked extensively with the Georgia Advocacy Office and is a past president of People First of Georgia.

Scope and Content

This collection contains documents, clippings, photographs, and promotional material covering the self-advocacy community in Georgia. Especially the donor's work as a self-advocate in Atlanta with her husband, fellow advocate Sam Mitchell, and her work with People First of Georgia.

Organization and Arrangement

The original order of the files has been retained for this collection.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation

Cheri Mitchell Papers. Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Copyright Information

Before material from collections at the Richard B. Russell Library may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permissions. Persons wishing to quote from materials in the Russell Library collection should consult the Director. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Rob MacGregor, 2019-08-30.


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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

BoxFolder
11Ephemera, Date Unkown
12Governor's Council of Developmential Disability - Annual Reports, 2003-2005
13Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities - Making a Difference Magazine [1 of 2], 2003-2007
14Governor's Council on Developmential Disability - Making a Difference Magazine [2 of 2], 2008-2011
15Long Road Home March and Freedom Rally, 2004-2006, 2009
16Manuals, Flyers and Brochures, 1989, 2008
17Newletters, 2005-2008
18Newspaper Articles and Photographs, 2002, 2004-2006, 2009-2010
19People First and Self Advococy, 2000, 2008, August 2010, 2015
110The Olstead Decision, 1999, 2004
111Self-Advococy Conferences Material, September 4-7, 2008; June 22, 2008; September 23-26, 2010; October 9-12, 2014
11People First of Georgia Award to Cheri Mitchell, June 7, 2008
12People First of Georgia Award to Sammuel Mitchell, June 7, 2008
BoxFolder
21Clayton News Daily (Newspaper) Article with Patch, September 11, 2006
22Georgia History Workshop, January 8, 2010
23TASC Update (The Monthly Newsletter of the Training and Advocacy Support Center), August 2010
2Sam Scrapbook, 1950, 2005, 2007-2008
Box
3Spirit of the ADA T-Shirt, 2005
3Self Advocate Becoming Empowered 8th National Conference T-Shirt, 2006
3Don't Tread Here! Support Our Right to Access! T-Shirt, Undated
3Long Road Home March T-Shirt, January 28, 2004
3Banner with Disability Advocacy Buttons and Pins, 2014, undated
3People First of Georgia Canvas Tote Bag, undated
item
1Mitchell's Person-centered Planning Path, Undated

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