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Collection Society for Ashland's Preservation
Title Society for Ashland's Preservation
Accession number 09-15
Admin/Biographical History Biography

The Society for Ashland's Preservation was started March 5, 1973 by a committee of interested Ashland People who are concerned about preserving the city's trees and planting more trees. Elizabeth Pastor served as committee chairman of this organization. The other primary indiviuals involved include Hal Morris finance committee, George McCool planting chairman and Andrew Gregersen heads committee to select trees for planting. Vice-chairman is Tom Lobb, and secretary is Fred Reeder.

On July 3, 1976 S.A.P. was issued a state charter of incorporation in the state of Ohio. The primary mission was to stimulate interest in and to protect the historic landmarks and worthy natural and man-made environments peculiar to the Ashland Area. Elizabeth Pastor, Mrs. George (Ann) Franklin, and Mrs. Harold (Elizabeth) Weller are the incorporators of the corporation.

Caption Ashland County Jail razed
Catalog Number 09-15
Creator Elizabeth Pastor
Dates of Accumulation 1973-1979
Dates of Creation 1973-1979
Imagefile 001\0915.JPG
Notes Inventory

RSB 1 Society for Ashland's Preservation Records

An autumn afternoon home tour with American Assciation of University Women, October 10, 1976 [pamplet]
Ashland- a study by the League of Women Voters 1973 [pamphlet]
Ashland City buildings
Ashland City and county govt. Ashland, Ohio article (non-bldg.)
Ashland County buildings
Ashland downtown mall 1976
The Ashalnd Ohio Story 1970
Bicentennial Newspaper 1976
Big Yellow Taxi [song]
Center Street Buildings
Claremont Avenue
Downtown Ashland Buildings on Main Street
Explore Ashland County 1975 [pamphlet]
Findlay Hancock County letter board promotional material
Historical calendar Ashland County 1976
Newsclippings about preservation
Newsclippings about S.A.P.
Rt. 250 superhighway 1973-1/3, 2/3, 3/3
S.A.P. beginning Jan. 1973
S.A.P. financial records
S.A.P. preservation articles
F. Eugene Smith newsclippings and articles 1/2, 2/2
Town Creek
Trees- 1/2, 2/2
Trees correspondence 1972
Trees correspondence 1973
Trees correspondence 1974
Trees correspondence 1975
Trees correspondence 1976
Trees correspondence 1977
Trees correspondence no date
Trees financial record
Trees newsclippings 1971
Trees newsclippings 1973
Trees newsclippings 1974
Trees newsclippings 1975
Trees newsclippings 1975
Trees newsclippings 1976
Trees newsclippings 1977
Trees newsclippings 1978
Trees newsclippings 1979
Trees newsclippings no date
Trees-Street Tree Commission city of Ashalnd
Kris Wells articles
RSB 2 Society for Ashland's Preservation

First National Bank
Elizabeth Pastor personal notes
Legal and research material
Correspondence July 1975
Correspondence Aug 1975
Correspondence Sep 1975
Correspondence Oct 1975
Correspondence Dec 1975
Correspondence Jan 1976
Correspondence Feb 1976
Correspondence March 1976
Correspondence April 1976
Correspondence May 1976
Correspondence June 1976
Correspondence July 1976
Correspondence Aug 1976
Correspondence Sep 1976
Correspondence Oct 1976
Correspondence Nov 1976
Correspondence Dec 1976
Correspondence 1977
Correspondence 1979
Newsclippings June 1975
Newclippings July 1975
Newsclippings Aug 1975
Newsclippings Sep 1975
Newclippings Oct 1975
Newsclippings Nov 1975
Newsclippings Dec 1975
Newsclippings Feb 1976
Newsclippings March 1976
Newsclippings April 1976
Newsclippings May 1976
Newsclippings June 1976
Newclippings July 1976
Newclippings Aug 1976
Newclippings Sep 1976
Newsclippings Nov 1976
Newsclippings Dec 1976
Newclippings 1976
Newsclippings Jan 1977
Newclippings Feb 1977
Newsclippings March 1977
Newclippings April 1977
Newsclippings May 1977
Newsclippings June 1977
Newsclippings Oct 1977
Newsclippings Nov 1977
Newsclippings Dec 1977
Newsclippings 1978
Newsclippings 1979
Newsclippings no date
Petitions against demolition
Voting ballots
Save Money-Save the Jail Campaign
Correspondence no date
Correspondence 1975
Correspondence 1976

Correspondence 1977
Correspondence 1978
Elizabeth Pastor notes and comments on the old jail
Feasibility studies and reports
Financial records
Letters from students 1977
Newsclippings 1974
Newsclippings 1975
Newsclippings 1976
Newsclippings Jan 1977
Newsclippings Feb 1977
Newsclippings March 1977
Newsclippings April 1977
Newsclippings May 1977
Newsclippings June 1977
Newsclippings July 1977
Newsclippings Aug 1977
Newsclippings Sep 1977
Newsclippings Oct 1977
Newsclippings Nov 1977
Newsclippings Dec 1977
Newsclippings Jan 1978
Newsclippings Feb 1978
Newsclippings March 1978
Newsclippings April 1978
Newsclippings no date
Open House 10-30-1977
Printed Material
Research Material on Jail
Town Meetings
Object Name Records
Related Publications Main street.
National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States.

English Visual Material : Motion picture : Film 1 reel, 29 min. : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
[Washington] : The Trust,
Describes the problems which have affected "Main Street" in many towns across America. Merchants, developers and consultants discuss ways which are being used to restore and revitalize the downtown business district and its historic structures.

VHS 1/2 inch videotape.

Has scenes taken in Ashland, Ohio-destruction of First National Bank building with interview by Harvey Young bank president.
Scope & Content Preface

The records for the Society for Ashland's Preservation are divided into two record storage boxes under the following areas.

RSB 1 contains general and special interest files related to the Society for Ashland's Preservation and its causes.
RSB 2 has two sections, the first part has the files for saving the First National Bank building. In the second part are the files for the Save Money-Save the Jail campaign.

The Society for Ashland's Preservation records were presented to the Ashland University Archives by Elizabeth Pastor on June 6, 1995.