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Southern Appalachian Archives Papers
Berea College Special CollectionsBerea, Kentucky 40404
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[Identification of item], Southern Appalachian Archives Papers, KYSX362-A, ca. 1900-1982Special Collections, Berea College, Berea, Ky.
41.8 lin. ft.
The majority of these files contain newsclippings, although published reports and some correspondence on outstanding individuals in Appalachia, the region in general, and coal mining are included as well.
The biography files (3.3 l.f.) contain the bulk of the correspondence and focus mainly on Appalachian artists, such as Loretta Lynn, Olive Tilford Dargan, and John Jacob Niles. The files on Appalachia (27.5 l.f.) are not limited to Kentucky, but cover all states in the region and include information on towns, counties, colleges and universities, festivals, and handicrafts. Materials on coal mining (11 l.f.) contain information on accidents, companies and disasters, strip mining, and the United Mine Workers.
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