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Red Bird Mission Historical Sketches and Publications,ca. 1922-1981

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Red Bird Mission Historical Sketches and Publications


ca. 1922-1981


Berea College Special CollectionsBerea, Kentucky 40404

Conditions Governing Access note

Copyright has not been assigned to Berea College.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Red Bird Mission Historical Sketches and Publications, KYSX311-A, ca. 1922-1981Special Collections, Berea College, Berea, Ky.


1 microfilm reel; 1 partial microfilm reel

Scope and Content

These materials document the programs and history of the Red Bird Mission.

Included are an unpublished history (ca. 1946) and research material gathered by A. H. Lehman, the second director of the Mission; histories and personal reminiscences (1925 - 1976) by Red Bird staff and by local residents; and copies of Mission newsletters, RED BIRD NOTES (1933 - 1952) and CARDINAL (1976 - 1977). Publications (1926 - 1946) issued by the Evangelical Church mention news about Red Bird regularly.


  • Red Bird Notes (newsletter)
  • Cardinal (newsletter)
  • Social settlements -- Red Bird Mission
  • Bell County, Kentucky -- Social settlements
  • Settlement workers -- Personal narratives

User Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Related Material

KYSX310-A supplies further information on the collection of which this series is a part.

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