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Red Bird Mission Directors' Office Files
Berea College Special CollectionsBerea, Kentucky 40404
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[Identification of item], Red Bird Mission Directors' Office Files, KYSX313-A, 1946-1981Special Collections, Berea College, Berea, Ky.
9 microfilm reels; 1 partial microfilm reel
These document the Red Bird Mission after its incorporation in 1968, although some earlier materials are also included.
Included are materials that document the tenure of Mission directors John Bischoff (1946 - 1973) and Edward Ehresman (1973 - present). Among these are Board of Directors minutes, reports, and correspondence (1968 - 1978); finance and fund raising materials (1967 - 1978); and documentation on the Red Bird Mission Hospital (1949 - 1981). Also included are copies of the Kentucky Missionary and Red Bird Missionary Conference Proceedings (1955 - 1976).
Also present are resource and economic development files (1961 - 1980) documenting work training, housing, farming, and crafts projects sponsored by the Mission in conjunction with church, government, or private organizations. Personnel files (1947 - 1981) include applications, academic and professional credentials, and correspondence concerning Mission staff.
KYSX310-A supplies further information on the collection of which this series is a part.
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