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CCBH Collection Overview

Collection Title: Concerned Citizens for Butchers Hill (CCBH)

Inclusive Dates: 1977-1997

Size: 4.0 linear feet

Scope and Contents:  
Articles of incorporation, minutes, correspondence, financial records, publications, deeds, grants.

Historical Note:  
CCBH was a neighborhood nonprofit organization in Baltimore City that was formally incorporated in March of 1978.  The group's focus was on fairness in housing; their goals included the prevention of the displacement of low-income renters in Butchers Hill, the development of community owned and controlled housing options for poor residents, and the promotion of home ownership among low-income families. 

Custodial History:  
The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Carolyn Boitnott in 2005.