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Series 1: Manuscripts (continued)
Subseries 8: Finances, bills, and management
BOX-FOLDER 11/1 Expenses (folder 1 of 12), January 1996
Expenses and related documentation.
BOX-FOLDER 11/2 Expenses (folder 2 of 12), February 1996
See note for folder 11/1.
BOX-FOLDER 11/3 Expenses (folder 3 of 12), March 1996
See note for 11/1.
BOX-FOLDER 11/4 Expenses (folder 4 of 12), April 1996
See note for folder 11/1.
BOX-FOLDER 11/5 Expenses (folder 5 of 12), May 1996
See note for folder 11/1.
BOX-FOLDER 11/6 Expenses (folder 6 of 12), June 1996
See note for folder 11/1.
BOX-FOLDER 11/7 Expenses (folder 7 of 12), July 1996
See note for folder 11/1.
BOX-FOLDER 11/8 Expenses (folder 8 of 12), August 1996
See note for folder 11/1.
BOX-FOLDER 11/9 Expenses (folder 9 of 12), September 1996
See note for folder 11/1.
BOX-FOLDER 11/10 Expenses (folder 10 of 12), October 1996
See note for folder 11/1.
BOX-FOLDER 11/11 Expenses (folder 11 of 12), November 1996
See note for folder 11/1.
BOX-FOLDER 11/12 Expenses (folder 12 of 12), December 1996
See note for folder 11/1.
BOX-FOLDER 11/13 Adirondack Trust Co.: form letters, circa 1990
BOX-FOLDER 11/14 Sales tax, 1990-1991
Tax documents, payment requests, and related documentation.
BOX-FOLDER 11/15 Bills to pay and various tasks, 1989-1990, undated
Notes, correspondence, etc.
BOX-FOLDER 11/16 Medical bills and Medicare documents for Lena Spencer, 1989-1990, undated
Includes handwritten notes on the documents, as well as separate, handwritten documents.
BOX-FOLDER 12/1 Bookkeeping for Caffè Lena (1 of 2), 1989-1990
Documentation, including tax papers and handwritten notes, and balance sheets for Caffè Lena Trust Fund.
BOX-FOLDER 12/2 Bookkeeping for Caffè Lena (folder 2 of 2), 1989-1990
See note for folder 12/2.
BOX-FOLDER 12/3 Payroll, 1989-1991, undated
Forms and documentation from New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of the Treasury, payroll reconciliation, W-4 forms, tax papers, etc.
BOX-FOLDER 12/4 Caffè Lena monthly records (folder 1 of 8), October 1989
Includes documents regarding expenses, petty cash reconciliation sheets, table checks, etc.
BOX-FOLDER 12/5 Caffè Lena monthly records (folder 2 of 8), November 1989
See note for 12/4.
BOX-FOLDER 12/6 Caffè Lena monthly records (folder 3 of 8), December 1989
See note for 12/4.
BOX-FOLDER 12/7 Caffè Lena monthly records (folder 4 of 8), January 1990
See note for 12/4.
BOX-FOLDER 12/8 Caffè Lena monthly records (folder 5 of 8), February 1990
See note for 12/4.
BOX-FOLDER 13/1 Caffè Lena monthly records (folder 6 of 8), July 1991
See note for 12/4.
BOX-FOLDER 13/2 Caffè Lena monthly records (folder 7 of 8), August 1991
See note for 12/4.
BOX-FOLDER 13/3 Caffè Lena monthly records (folder 8 of 8), September 1991
See note for 12/4.
BOX-FOLDER 13/4 Caffè Lena: bank statements and cancelled checks, 1985-1989, undated
Includes check books, bank statements, deposit slips, and cancelled checks. Also includes Social Security documents, and a handwritten, folded chart dated January 1989 with a breakdown of payments per institution.
BOX-FOLDER 13/5 Caffè Lena Trust Fund, 1989
Documentation, including correspondence, bank checks, etc., regarding the fund set up to keep Caffè Lena in business following Lena Spencer's fall and subsequent heart attack.
BOX-FOLDER 13/6 Caffè Lena Trust Fund: trust agreement and related documents, 1989-1990
Includes a photocopy of the trust agreement, a proposed management plan for the Caffè Lena Trust, a form letter to supporters, etc.
BOX-FOLDER 13/7 Caffè Lena Trust Fund: bank statements and cancelled checks, 1989-1991
From Adirondack Trust Co.
BOX-FOLDER 14/1 Key Bank: check books, statements, etc., 1989-1990
Includes check books, statements, cancelled checks, etc., for the Lena Spencer Trust Fund.
BOX-FOLDER 14/2 ASCAP and BMI: agreements, statements, and reports, 1987-1990
BOX-FOLDER 14/3 Bills and statements (folder 1 of 2), 1985-1990
BOX-FOLDER 14/4 Bills and statements (folder 2 of 2), 1985-1990
See note for folder 14/3.
BOX-FOLDER 14/5 Budget reconciliation documents, 1999-2000
BOX-FOLDER 14/6 Employee resignation and statement from the trustees read at the press conference, 1989
Includes copies of the resignation letter signed by five Caffè Lena employees, and the statement given in the name of the trustees at a press conference.
BOX-FOLDER 14/7 Manager's log, circa 1990s
Spiral notebook with lined paper, filled with handwritten notes, and a few preprinted or handwritten pieces of paper added.
BOX-FOLDER 14/8 Food service permits and related documentation, 1986-1989, undated
BOX-FOLDER 14/9 Caffè Lena co-operative, circa 1989
BOX-FOLDER 14/10 Caffè Lena: statistics, budget, and meeting notes, 2005
Subseries 9: Manuscripts that accompanied sound recordings and moving image items, 2005
Manuscript materials from tape boxes, cassettes, etc. Includes clippings set lists, notes, etc. Not all audiovisual items were accompanied by manuscripts.
BOX-FOLDER 15/1 SR001-SR060
BOX-FOLDER 15/2 SR088-SR430
BOX-FOLDER 15/3 SR431-SR502
BOX-FOLDER 15/4 MV13, MV17, MV18, MV26
Subseries 10: Sound recording containers and manuscript materials that accompanied them (photocopies)
BOX-FOLDER 15/5 SR001-SR030
BOX-FOLDER 15/6 SR031-SR060
BOX-FOLDER 15/7 SR061-SR090
BOX-FOLDER 16/1 SR091-SR120
BOX-FOLDER 16/2 SR121-SR211
BOX-FOLDER 16/3 SR212-SR269
BOX-FOLDER 16/4 SR270-SR355
BOX-FOLDER 16/5 SR356-SR420
BOX-FOLDER 16/6 SR421-SR438
BOX-FOLDER 16/7 SR439-SR523
Subseries 11: Oversize manuscript materials
BOX-FOLDER 17/1-3 Media coverage, circa 1972-1991
Three folders of clippings and sections from local and national newspapers plus an issue of Life magazine with a letter to the editor by Lena Spencer. The newspaper clippings are about Lena Spencer, Caffè Lena, and related news.
Subseries 12: Scrapbooks and related materials
BOX 18 Scrapbook from Dallas Cline
Contents were assembled from old folk music posters and flyers, and not mounted to the pages. Approximately 100 manuscript items, and two photographic items (black and white prints).
BOX 19 Square scrapbook, 1960s-2001
Approximately 12 in. x 12 in.
Metal spiral-bound scrapbook, with newspaper magazine clippings and printouts of digital photos on paper, mounted on heavy black paper pages. Topics range across Caffè Lena's history. About 20 pages, most with multiple items mounted on them.
BOX 19 Guest register for a Caffè Lena exhibit
Approximately 10 in. x 10 in.
Metal spiral-bound scrapbook. Decorated guest register for an exhibit marking Caffè Lena's 45th anniversary. Three pages of signatures (one is a loose page); only one pages is filled with names and addresses.
BOX 20 Scrapbook without a spine, 2005
Approximately 14 in. x 11 in.
Most of the spine is missing. Contents include programs and documentation from various Caffè Lena theatrical productions, as newspaper articles, correspondence, and seemingly unrelated materials. Approximately 40 pages, with one or more items affixed to one side of each page.
BOX 20 Caffè Lena Theatre scrapbook
Approximately 11 1/2 in. x 11 in.
Three-ring notebook with denim-like cover, containing the playbill, reviews, and photos related to the Caffè Lena production of Juno and the Paycock , by Sean O'Casey (directed by Edward Reich).
BOX 20 Scrapbook celebrating Hattie Austin (Miss Hattie), October-November 1978
8 1/2 in. x 11 in.
Loose pages with clippings, correspondence, and photos honoring Miss Hattie, who founded Hattie's Chicken Shack, a Saratoga Springs institution.
Series 2: Sound Recordings
Digital items received from the donor are not yet processed. The item ID information in the finding aid refers to the physical items, as the digital item IDs are different from the analog item IDs.
The ID number SR479 is not assigned to any item.
Subseries 1: Andy and Bill Spence collection
ITEM_ID AFC 2009/035: SR001 Caffè Lena benefit: Michael Cooney, Sandy and Caroline Paton, Smoke Dawson, Molly Scott, Des and Juliet Rainey, Tom Paxton, Greenbriar Boys, February 1968
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips, quarter track, mono ; 7 in.
Original item ID: ABS B1 0001. This may be the Sunday night recording.
ITEM_ID AFC 2009/035: SR002 Caffè Lena benefit: Greenbriar Boys, Billy Faier, Happy and Artie Traum, Barbara Dane, Don McLean, Pennywhistlers, Sonya Malkine, February 1968
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips, quarter track, mono ; 7 in.
Original item ID: ABS B1 0002. This may be the Saturday night recording.
ITEM_ID AFC 2009/035: SR010 Michael Cooney, Bill Vanaver, February 1968
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 and 3 3/4 ips, quarter track, mono ; 7 in.
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