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Southern Appalachian Studies Religious Surveys,1958-1963, 1958

Part of Southern Appalachian Studies Religious Surveys,1958-1963

kbckysx193aGuide to the Southern Appalachian Studies Religious Surveys, 1958-1963Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. PlarrSpecial CollectionsHutchins LibraryBerea CollegeBerea, KY40404 USAPhone: (859) 985-3262Email: steve_gowler@berea.eduURL: Copyright 2001 Berea CollegeLibraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from DBase.Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Southern Appalachian Studies Religious Surveys, 1958-1963Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsHutchins Library Berea CollegeBerea, KY40404 USAPhone: (859) 985-3262Email: steve_gowler@berea.eduURL: by: staffDate Completed: n.d.Encoded by: M. Plarr Copyright 2001 Berea College. All Rights Reserved.Southern Appalachian Studies Religious Surveys,1958-1963KYSX193-ASouthern Appalachian Studies24 lin. ft.; 200 audiotapesNo online items. Must visit contributing institution.Berea College Special CollectionsBerea, Kentucky 40404Copyright has not been assigned to Berea College. Open to researchers. [Identification of item], Southern Appalachian Studies Religious Surveys, KYSX193-A, 1958-1963Special Collections, Berea College, Berea, Ky.Tennessee -- Surveys, religiousVirginia -- Surveys, religiousLake Junaluska, North CarolinaOrganizations, religiousAlabama -- Surveys, religiousAppalachia -- ClergyNorth Carolina -- Surveys, religiousAppalachia -- ReligionGeorgia -- Surveys, religiousLife and Religion in Southern Appalachia, by W. D. Weatherford, Sr. and Earl D. C. Brewer (book) West Virginia -- Surveys, religiousAppalachia -- Surveys, religiousThe survey included a sample of approximately 240 churches located in eighteen rural counties and six metropolitan areas in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Utilizing survey schedules developed by staff, as well as standardized tests such as the Dynes sect-church attitude scale, the survey gathered data on religious values, attitudes, and beliefs within the region.These Southern Appalachian Studies religious surveys were administered by Earl D. C. Brewer as Director of Religious Research.Materials include survey field workers notebooks; survey schedules (8.8 l.f.); reel-to-reel tapes and transcriptions of interviews with ministers, lay leaders, church groups, and of sermons or church addresses (7.6 l.f.); church identification sheets; general church schedules; and other items.Also present are drafts of chapters of the book LIFE AND RELIGION IN SOUTHERN APPALACHIA written by Willis D. Weatherford, Sr. and Earl D. C. Brewer; Brewer's correspondence with various religious leaders; copies of religious lectures by Weatherford and others; and correspondence of survey supervisors and Southern Appalachian ministers, relating to a conference at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina (1962).Unpublished inventory/register.Related MaterialKYSX188-A supplies further information on the collection of which this series is a part.Oral interviews and sound recordings from which transcriptions were made are located separately within the Southern Appalachian Archives.

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