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Berea College, Hutchins Library Southern Appalachian Archives Repository Description,1868-1982 (bulk 1912-1982)

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Title

Berea College, Hutchins Library Southern Appalachian Archives Repository Description

Date

1868-1982 (bulk 1912-1982)

Repository

Berea College Special CollectionsBerea, Kentucky 40404

Conditions Governing Access note

Copyright has not been assigned to Berea College.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Berea College, Hutchins Library Southern Appalachian Archives Repository Description, KYSX152-A, 1868-1982 (bulk 1912-1982)Special Collections, Berea College, Berea, Ky.

Extent

458.7 lin. ft.; 276 microfilm reels; 223 audiotapes; 13,155 items.

Scope and Content

The Archives includes records of the Council of the Southern Mountains (1912 - 1970), the Appalachian Volunteers (1963 - 1970), the 1962 Southern Appalachian Regional Survey, and the E. O. Robinson Mountain Fund, as well as collections on folk ballads, settlement schools and other settlement institutions, and various Appalachian authors. Materials address the history and development of Southern Appalachia, especially institutions or agencies which have sought to effect changes on the region's economic, health, and educational conditions.

Subjects

  • Authors
  • Appalachia -- Social action
  • Music, folk
  • Berea, Kentucky -- Council of the Southern Mountains
  • Appalachia -- Music, folk
  • Berea, Kentucky -- Appalachian Volunteers
  • Berea, Kentucky -- E. O. Robinson Mountain Fund
  • Harlan County, Kentucky -- Schools, settlement
  • Southern Appalachian Regional Survey
  • Schools, settlement -- Pine Mountain Settlement School
  • Schools, settlement -- Hindman Settlement School
  • Health care
  • Education
  • War on Poverty
  • Appalachia -- War on Poverty
  • Appalachia
  • Appalachia -- Health care
  • Berea, Kentucky -- Berea College -- Hutchins Library, Southern Appalachian Archives
  • Appalachia -- Education
  • Knott County, Kentucky -- Schools, settlement
  • Social action
  • Pine Mountain, Kentucky -- Pine Mountain Settlement School
  • Hindman, Kentucky -- Hindman Settlement School

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