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John C. Campbell Folk School Directors' Office Files,1923-1969

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Title

John C. Campbell Folk School Directors' Office Files

Date

1923-1969

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], John C. Campbell Folk School Directors' Office Files, KYSX336-A, 1923-1969Special Collections, Berea College, Berea, Ky.

Extent

2 microfilm reels; 2 partial microfilm reels

Scope and Content

These are from the administrations of Olive Dame Campbell (1925 - 1946) and George Bidstrup (1952 - 1967) and from part of John Ramsay's administration (1967 - 1969) as directors of the John C. Campbell Folk School.

Files include correspondence, and studies and reports documenting School operations, courses offered by the School, and efforts of the School in community work. Also present are farm reports (1927 - 1946); receipt books (1932 - 1948) and tests timing output of woodcarvers (1945 - 1946) that document the crafts department; and minutes and reports from the Brasstown Savings and Loan Association (1949 - 1958), the Mountain Valley Creamery and the Mountain Valley Cooperative, Inc. (1928 - 1949), the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild (1960 - 1965), and the Council of the Southern Mountains (1953 - 1966).

Subjects

  • Brasstown, North Carolina -- Mountain Valley Creamery
  • Brasstown, North Carolina -- Mountain Valley Cooperative
  • Clay County, North Carolina -- Woodcarving
  • Clay County, North Carolina -- Schools, folk
  • Schools, folk -- John C. Campbell Folk School
  • Clay County, North Carolina -- Arts and crafts
  • Clay County, North Carolina -- Community cooperatives
  • Community cooperatives -- Brasstown Savings and Loan Association
  • Community cooperatives -- Mountain Valley Creamery
  • Community cooperatives -- Mountain Valley Cooperative
  • Curriculum -- John C. Campbell Folk School
  • Brasstown, North Carolina -- Brasstown Savings and Loan Association

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