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Berea College -- Forest


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Buildings and Grounds

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 05-5.39
Scope and Contents

Collection of records and materials related to the construction, maintenance, use and history of the various buildings and grounds of Berea College throughout its history.  Included in the collection are historical deeds, conveyances and surveys of the College.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1820-

Isham B. Chesnut Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.07
Abstract Isham B. Chesnut served as the Berea College Forester from 1918-1927.  Born in Hiatt, Rockcastle County, Kentucky in 1882, Chesnut attained teaching certificates from multiple Kentucky counties and was schooled in agricultural practices by Robert Spence before serving as a field agent in West Virginia from 1915 to 1917. In 1916, Chesnut married Matilda Francis Kuster—a Berea student from Redford, Michigan. After his tenure as forester, Chesnut continued to work at the College until 1938 when...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in c. 1875-1970

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