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Series IV. Secretaries [series]:
Contains the files assembled by secretaries of the Ithaca Rotary Club. These files cover a broad range of subjects, including membership and attendance, committees, club programming, material related to specific presidents and treasurers, and material pertaining to Rotary in a broader sense, including Rotary International, the Rotary Foundation, and the various Rotary districts of which Ithaca Rotary has been a member.

 
General Secretaries, 1946-1974 [subseries]:
This series begins with material from Earl Atkinson (1923-1946) and Frank Philipps (1946). It also includes material from a time of secretarial transition (1968-1974). When Secretary Frank R. Bliss died suddenly in 1970, several secretaries held the post in quick succession, including Clarence W. Mitchell, William H. Allen, Jr., and Robert "Bob" Head. Unlike other secretarial files, which are arranged according to secretary, the organizer of these files sorted them by years and topics, combining material from Bliss and the secretaries who followed him within each file. Finally, the series also includes one box of files (1944-1967) organized alphabetically rather than by subject. For instance, a file labeled "T" could contain material from the club treasurer, correspondents whose name begins with T, etc. This material is largely from Ollie Jones' tenure, but also includes some material from Frank Philipps' time as secretary.

 
Oliver "Ollie" Jones, 1946-1966 [subseries]:
Jones was secretary of Ithaca Rotary from 1946-1963, and again from 1964-1966. In 1963-1964, he was District Governor of Rotary International District 717. This series contains some of his files as District Governor, as well as those during his transition back to his role as secretary of Ithaca Rotary.

 
Frank R. Bliss, 1963-1964 and 1966-1970 [subseries]:
Bliss became secretary while Ollie Jones was District Governor, leaving the post on Jones' return, and resuming it in 1966. He died while still secretary of the club in 1970.

 
Robert H. "Bob" Head, 1971-1980 [subseries]:
Bob Head's files comprise the largest set of secretarial files in the collection.