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Berea College


Found in 357 Collections and/or Records:

Berea College Vertical Files

Identifier: BCA 0254
Scope and Contents

This collection contains news releases, reports, brochures, flyers, small published and unpublished items, and other ephemeral materials produced by non-Berea College entities about the history and events of Berea College.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1900-2000

Berea College Womens Basketball Oral History Collection, 2008

Identifier: RG 14-14.09
Scope and Contents The collection consists of audio compact disc recordings and transcripts of sixteen interviews recorded by Tom Chase in 2008. (Click on the red Digital Object icon to hear recordings and read transcripts.) Interviews are mostly with women who played varsity (intercollegiate) basketball at Berea College during the program's first three decades (early 1960s to 2008). The exceptions are three Berea College faculty members who coached and taught physical education (Martha Beagle, Mark...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 2008

Berea College Workers Manuals / Employee Handbooks

Identifier: RG 12-12.18
Scope and Contents

A variety of employee handbooks and manuals printed irregulary throughout the twentieth century.  Handbooks can now be found online.

The current Berea College Employee Handbook can be found at:

Dates: Created: 1900-2019

Berea College Yearbooks: "The Chimes"

Identifier: RG 12-12.07
Scope and Contents

The official yearbook of Berea College. Currently The Chimes, past names included: The Senior Book, My Me, The Pinnacle, and The Chymes.

Yearbooks for the years 1929-1970 are available online. 

Dates: Created: 1913, 1916, 1921-2020

Berea Community Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0181 HC 06
Abstract The Berea Community Collection is comprised of archival materials collected by college librarians as a part of the Berea City Vertical Files. This collection, with its wealth of local history, was removed from the vertical files in order to further preserve and arrange the materials as a working collection.      Background information and local history have been preserved in the form of business ledgers, organizational minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, audio recorded...
Dates: Created: Majority of material found within 1810 - 1964

Berea Evangelist

Identifier: RG 12-12.23
Scope and Contents

A monthly "religious paper representing Evangelical Christianity, as opposed to all divisions among Christians, and as inconsistent with all oath-bound secret combinations and oll other forms of evil, whether popular or otherwise."  Edited by Elders John G. Fee and J.F. Browne, Berea, Kentucky, and H.H. Hinman, Washington, D.C.

Many records in this collection have links to digital images.  See Detailed Description below.

Dates: Created: 1885-1887

Berea in Korea/Induk University

Identifier: RG 13-13.30
Abstract In 1963 Korean-American writer Induk Pahk established a school in Seoul, South Korea, modeled after Berea College that she called “Berea in Korea.” Originally named the Induk Vocational School, the school became the Induk Institute of Design in 1971, and was renamed Induk University in 2009. The university is located in Nowon-gu along with a number of other educational institutions. The university  provides a range of two- and three-year...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1963-1985

Berea Kindergarten

Identifier: RG 06-6.09

This collection contains information and records of the Berea Kindergarten affiliated with Berea College in the early to mid-20th century.   The program was started by Minna Glass Durham with the encouragement of College staff and was run for some time in the Blue Ridge residence hall on the Berea College campus before moving to the Union Church.

Dates: Created: 1901-1995

Berea Publishing Company

Identifier: RG 13-13.32

The Berea Publishing Company (one time publisher of the Berea Citizen) was incorporated in the state of Kentucky on November 18th, 1904.  The three original stokeholders were Louis Hinman, William G. Frost, and B.E. Cartmell, all of Berea.  The first President of the corporation was William G. Frost.

Dates: Created: 1904-1954

The Berea Review

Identifier: RG 12-12.05
Scope and Contents

Publication of Berea College Office of Admissions

Dates: Created: 1973-1996

Additional filters:

Collection 353
Archival Object 2
Unprocessed Material 1
Digital Record 1
Students, college -- Berea College 82
Berea (Ky.) 59
Education, higher -- Administration. 47
Appalachian Region. 21
Berea College -- Affiliated Schools -- Academy School 11
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Oral history. 9
Madison County (Ky.) -- History. 8
Oral history -- Berea College (Ky). 8
Oral history interview. 8
Abolitionists 6
Berea (Ky.) -- Race relations. 6
Oral history -- Appalachian region. 6
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources. 5
Science -- Study and Teaching 5
African Americans -- Education -- Kentucky. 4
Appalachian Region -- Economic Conditions. 4
Appalachian Region, Southern -- History. 4
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- History -- 20th century. 4
Kentucky Day Law. 4
Students -- Societies, etc. 4
Students, Afro-American -- Berea College 4
Students, Foreign. 4
African American history. 3
African Americans -- Appalachian Region. 3
Antislavery movements -- Kentucky. 3
Appalachian Region -- Race relations. 3
Appalachian Region -- Social conditions -- History. 3
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Study and teaching. 3
Appalachian Region, Southern. 3
Art -- Study and teaching. 3
Berea (Ky.) -- Newspapers. 3
Education, Higher -- Appalachian Region -- History. 3
Hand weaving -- Appalachian Region -- History. 3
Hand weaving. 3
Industrial arts -- Study and teaching. 3
Kentucky -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century. 3
Rural schools -- Kentucky -- History. 3
Temperance. 3
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century -- Sources. 3
Abolitionists -- Correspondence 2
Adult education 2
African Americans -- Appalachian Region -- History. 2
African Americans -- Civil rights. 2
African Americans. 2
American poetry. 2
Appalachia -- Education. 2
Appalachian Region -- Social life and customs. 2
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Periodicals. 2
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social life and customs. 2
Basketball -- Kentucky -- Berea. 2
Berea (Ky.) -- History. 2
Berea College -- Academic Vice President 2
Civil rights movements. 2
Computer programming. 2
Day Law (Kentucky). 2
Debates and debating. 2
Drama -- Production and direction. 2
Education -- Kentucky -- Harlan County 2
Education -- Kentucky -- History. 2
Education -- Study and teaching 2
Folk and music festivals. 2
Folk art -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 2
Folk dancing. 2
Folk music -- Appalachian Region. 2
Geography -- Study and teaching. 2
Geography. 2
Geology -- Study and teaching. 2
Geology. 2
Goodell, Clarissa Cady. 2
Handweaving -- Patterns. 2
Home economics -- Study and teaching. 2
Latin language -- Study and teaching. 2
Librarians. 2
Madison County (Ky.) -- Newspapers. 2
Mathematics -- Study and teaching. 2
Medical care -- Kentucky. 2
Minorities -- Education -- United States. 2
Music -- Appalachian Region. 2
Music -- Instruction and study. 2
Navy V-12 Program (U.S.). 2
Oratory -- Competitions. 2
Philosophy and religion. 2
Photograph collections. 2
Physical education and training -- Study and teaching (Higher). 2
Pine Mountain Settlement School (Pine Mountain, Ky.) 2
Religion. 2
Sociology. 2
Southern States -- Race relations. 2
Student activities. 2
Student handbook 2
Students -- Political activity. 2
Students, Foreign -- Kentucky -- Berea. 2
Teacher -- Training of 2
Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae. 2
Universities and colleges -- Finance. 2
Women -- Appalachian Region. 2
Women -- Education (Higher). 2
Women college students 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Military life 2
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