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Southern Appalachian Studies Health, Welfare, and Local Governments Papers,1956-1962 (bulk 1959-1961)

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Southern Appalachian Studies Health, Welfare, and Local Governments Papers


1956-1962 (bulk 1959-1961)


Berea College Special CollectionsBerea, Kentucky 40404

Conditions Governing Access note

Copyright has not been assigned to Berea College.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Southern Appalachian Studies Health, Welfare, and Local Governments Papers, KYSX197-A, 1956-1962 (bulk 1959-1961)Special Collections, Berea College, Berea, Ky.


.8 lin. ft.

Scope and Content

Materials consist predominantly of correspondence relating to Southern Appalachian Studies research studies in health, welfare, and local government.

Included are SAS staff correspondence with county health officers in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia; a manuscript copy of C. Horace Hamilton's chapter on Appalachian health and health services written for THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION: A SURVEY; SAS correspondence with Red Cross officials in the study region; a manuscript draft and editorial notes on "Social Welfare and Social Problems"; correspondence of SAS staff with regional and local welfare administrators; and other materials.

Folder list; unpublished inventory/register.


  • Alabama -- Health care
  • Georgia -- Health care
  • North Carolina -- Health care
  • Tennessee -- Health care
  • Virginia -- Health care
  • West Virginia -- Health care
  • Appalachia -- Surveys, social
  • Appalachia -- Public welfare
  • Appalachia -- Health care
  • Appalachia -- Government, local
  • Social Welfare and Social Problems (manuscript)

User Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Related Material

KYSX188-A supplies further information on the collection of which this series is a part.

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