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RG 01. Founders and Founding

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 01
​Records and papers relating to the early history of the College and to individuals first associated with the institution, generally prior to 1868.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Berea College Founders - Associated Individuals

 Collection
Identifier: RG 01-1.14
Abstract

These are the records and papers relating to the early history of the College and to individuals first associated with the institution, generally prior to 1868.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1895

Berea College Founding Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 01-1.01
Abstract

These are the records and papers relating to the early history of the College and to individuals first associated with the institution, generally prior to 1868.

Dates: Created: 1855-2002

George Candee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 01-1.04
Abstract

These are the papers of George Candee who is associated with the founding and early history of Berea College.

Dates: Circa 1860-1920?

Jacob Emerick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 01-1.11
Abstract

These are the papers of Jacob Emerick who is associated with the founding and early history of the College.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

James Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 01-1.12
Abstract

These are the papers of James Davis who is associated with the founding and early history of the College.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

J.A.R. Rogers and E.E. Rogers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 01-1.03
Abstract

These are the records and papers of J.A.R. and E.E. Rogers, founding members of Berea College.  In April 1858, J. A. R. Rogers and Elizabeth E. Rogers arrived in Berea to and reinvigorate the small, struggling district school located on the Berea ridge.

Dates: Created: 1857-1910

John G. Fee Papers

 Collection — Box 9B
Identifier: RG 01-1.02
Abstract John Gregg Fee (1816-1901) was born into a Presbyterian slaveholding family in Bracken County, Kentucky. After receiving an education at both Augusta College in Bracken County and Miami University of Ohio, he studied at Lane Theological Seminary in 1842 and 1843. In 1844, he married Matilda Hamilton who, like Fee, was a devoted abolitionist. Fee then returned to Kentucky, where he preached against slavery. In 1854, with the help of Cassius Marcelus Clay, Fee founded the town of Berea,...
Dates: Created: 1830-2011

John Hamilton Rawlings Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 01-1.09
Abstract

These are the papers of John Hamilton Rawlings who is associated with the founding and early history of the College.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

John Hanson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 01-1.07
Abstract

These are the papers of John Hanson who is associated with the founding and early history of the College.

Dates: Created: 1858-1878

O. B. Waters Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 01-1.06
Abstract

These are the papers of O.B. Waters who is associated with the founding and early history of the College.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date