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Jones, Loyal, 1928-2023


Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Chester R. Young Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0111 SAA 111
Abstract Chester Young was born July 2, 1920 in rural Adair County, Kentucky to parents Joseph and Sarah Young and moved to Columbia, Kentucky at the age of three.  During his childhood, Young was a member of Columbia Baptist Church, the Royal Ambassadors and the Boys Scouts, later becoming a Scoutmaster and a Star Scout.Young graduated from Columbia High School in 1938, then graduated from Lindsey Wilson College in 1940, received his B.A. from Berea College in 1943 and briefly attended...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1931-1998; Other: Date acquired: 07/00/1996

Council of Southern Mountains Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0002 SAA 001
Abstract The Council of the Southern Mountains (CSM) 1912-1989, began as a gathering of various citizens and mountain missionaries working in relative isolation throughout Appalachia, which created a forum for the sharing of ideas, experiences and inspiration.  The Council grew and changed over time into an organization that promoted cooperation among private, government, and religious organizations in southern Appalachia and served as a key factor in bringing the issues and experiences of Appalachia...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1912-1970; Other: Date acquired: 04/24/1970

Council of the Southern Mountains Records, 1970-1989

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0101 SAA 101
Abstract The Council of the Southern Mountains was formed in 1913 by a group of social workers, pastors, academia, and other people who wished to help the region. Originally called the Conference of the Southern Mountain Workers until 1954, the members sought to improve the health conditions, advance agricultural practices, strengthen emphasis on spiritual issues, and preserve the unique culture within the region.  In the earliest years these issues were addressed through annual conferences where...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1970 - 1989; Other: Date acquired: 06/11/1990

Fifth National Festival of Black Storytelling Collection, 1987

Identifier: RG 11-11.06
Scope and Contents This collection contains video recordings documenting the Fifth National Festival of Black Storytelling held at Berea College, November 12-14, 1987. Features of the event included concurrent storytelling sessions for various ages, the Second National Liars Contest, an informal "Swapping Ground" for storytellers, and scholarly lectures on the status of blacks in Appalachia.Among the fifteen master storytellers participating in the festival were Mary Carter Smith and Linda...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1987

James Still Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0037 SAA 035
Abstract James Still, a native of Alabama, was educated at Lincoln Memorial University (B.A., 1929), Vanderbilt University (M.A., 1930), and the University of Illinois (B.S., 1931). As a resident of rural Knott County, Kentucky, Still published stories and poems in the Atlantic Monthly, Yale Review, American Mercury, and the Saturday Evening Post among others. His works are generally considered to be both accurate and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1930-2001

Jones Loyal, 1967 - 2023

 File — Box 41: Series 9.0, Folder: 1-7
Identifier: Folders 1-7
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Unofficial, non-academic records--including writings, clippings, notes, and photographs--maintained for reference purposes on a number of current and past staff members, faculty, and trustees.

Dates: 1967 - 2023

Bradley Kincaid Collection

Identifier: BCA 0014 -SAA 013

This collection contains correspondence, business records, photographs, news clippings, songbooks, and sheet music from radio ballad singer Bradley Kincaid. Collection sound recordings include interviews of Kincaid and his associates, a 1974 Kincaid performance at the Renfro Valley Traditional Music Festival, a 1974 recording of the song "Who Is Bradley Kincaid" composed and performed by Vince Matthews and Glen Sherley and copies of Kincaid's commercial 78 rpm discs (1928-1947).

Dates: 1856-1999; Majority of material found within 1923-1949

Loyal Jones Faith and Meaning Interview Collection

 Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0264
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of interviews, worship services, and radio programs recorded by Loyal Jones as part of the data he gathered in the process of writing Faith and Meaning in the Southern Uplands published in 1999.

Listen to Interview and / or Church Service Recordings

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1972-1995; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1901

Loyal Jones Rural/Country Comedy Reference Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0135 SAA 135
Abstract Loyal Jones (1928-) grew up on a farm in western North Carolina. He graduated from Hayesville, North Carolina High School in 1945, earned an undergraduate degree in English at Berea College in 1954, and received his masters in English from the University of North Carolina in 1957. He was the first Director of the Berea College Appalachian Center (now the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center) serving in that capacity from 1970 to 1993. Jones served in the United States Army and was a public...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1991-2008

Lunsford Interview AC-OR-001-022, 1971 July 27

Identifier: Item 8
Scope and Contents Bascom Lamar Lunsford interview recorded by Loyal Jones, July 27, 1971. Listen Part One Transcript Part One...
Dates: 1971 July 27

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Collection 14
Archival Object 8
Digital Record 1
African Americans -- Appalachian Region -- History. 2
Appalachian Region -- Race relations. 2
Folk music -- Appalachian Region. 2
Old Regular Baptists -- Appalachian Region -- History. 2
Old Regular Baptists -- Hymns. 2
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Rural-urban migration -- Appalachian Region. 2
Adair County (Ky.) -- History 1
African American women. 1
African Americans -- Appalachian Region -- Folklore. 1
African Americans -- Appalachian Region -- Social conditions. 1
African Americans -- Appalachian Region. 1
African Americans -- Segregation. 1
American literature -- Kentucky. 1
American wit and humor -- Appalachian Region. 1
American wit and humor. 1
Appalachian Festival. 1
Appalachian Region -- Church history. 1
Appalachian Region -- Demography. 1
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Economic conditions. 1
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Religion. 1
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Religious life and customs. 1
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social conditions. 1
Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
Appalachian Region. 1
Appalachian Studies. 1
Appalachians (People) -- Migrations. 1
Authors, American -- Appalachian Region. 1
Authors, American -- Kentucky -- Biography. 1
Baptists -- History. 1
Berea (Ky.) -- Race relations. 1
Berea College -- Alumni and alumnae 1
Charities. 1
Church music -- Appalachian Region. 1
Comedians -- United States. 1
Country music -- Biography. 1
Country music -- History. 1
Country musicians -- United States. 1
Economic assistance, Domestic -- Law and legislation -- United States. 1
Education -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
Federal aid to regional planning -- Appalachian Region, Southern 1
Folk music -- Kentucky. 1
Folk songs -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
Hawaii -- History. 1
Hawaii -- Religion. 1
Humorists, American. 1
Hymns -- Metrics and rhythmics. 1
Hymns, English -- Kentucky. 1
Kentucky -- In literature. 1
Kentucky--Intellectual life. 1
Medical care -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
Missionaries -- Hawaii. 1
Mountain Life and Work 1
Nonprofit organizations -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
Ohio, Cincinnati. 1
Public health -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
Recreation -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
Revival hymns -- History and criticism. 1
Revival hymns. 1
Rural-urban migration -- Southern States -- History. 1
Social Action -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
Social service -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
Storytelling -- Appalachian Region 1
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