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Chris Valley:

A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu

July 2014



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2015-08-04T17:31-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator:Valley, Chris (Christopher Richard)
Title: Chris Valley papers
Dates: 1962-2009
Quantity: 2.08 Linear feet (in 5 manuscript boxes)
Abstract:Chris Valley had a long career at Families First, a non-profit family service agency based in Atlanta, serving as Vice President for Program Development and Chief Administrative Officer. His papers, 1962-2009, consist of correspondence and printed material, including reports, periodicals and articles, pamphlets and publicity material, programs and invitations, and procedural documents that document Families First and other aspects of his professional career.
Identification: Y008
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Papers

The Chris Valley papers, 1962-2009, consist of correspondence and printed material, including reports, periodicals and articles, pamphlets and publicity material, programs and invitations, and procedural documents. The materials document Valley’s work at the non-profit organization, Families First, as well as other aspects of his professional career.


Biography of Chris Valley

Christopher Richard Valley had a long career at Families First, a non-profit family service agency based in Atlanta. As Vice President for Program Development, Valley initiated several programs, including Domestic Crisis Intervention (DCI) in 1976, Teen-age Pregnancy and Parent Program (TAPP) in 1986, and many others. He also served as Chief Administrative Officer of Families First.

Valley joined Families First in 1975. He earned his M.A. in Community Organization and Social Planning from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration (1973), and his B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) at Boston College in Sociology and Anthropology (1970). He also completed the University of Delaware's Nonprofit Management Certificate Course and earned a certificate from the Fund Raising School at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Chris Valley also served as a part-time instructor of social work at Georgia State University's Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.


Index Terms

Families First (Organization)
Family services
Nonprofit organizations
Social workers
Atlanta (Ga.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Chris Valley papers, Y008, Social Change Collection. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Chris Valley, June 22, 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Jonathan Sin, July 2014. Finding aid by Jonathan Sin and William W. Hardesty.


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