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Appalachian Center Old Regular Baptist Recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0128 SAA 128

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of recordings of worship services and interviews that document Old Regular and Primitive Baptist singing and preaching traditions in Kentucky's Floyd, Knott, Letcher, and Perry counties.The recordings were made primarily in the 1970s and 1980s by Berea College faculty members Loyal Jones and John Wallhauser, other researchers, and church members.

There are 13 reel-to-reel and 23 audio tape cassette recordings along with written recording contents logs.

Listen To Recordings


  • Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1980


Conditions Governing Access

Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on use of this material other than federal copyright regulations.


3.00 ms_boxes

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged as follows:

1. Reel-To-Reel and Cassette Audio Recordings, Boxes 1 and 2

2. Recordings Contents Logs, Box 3

Other Descriptive Information

Collection Number: BCA 0128 SAA 128

Processing Information

The collection was arranged by Harry Rice, Sound Archivist. The finding aid was created in 2015 by Harry Rice and Lori Myers-Steele, Collections Archivist. Links to digital recordings added 2019.

Archon Finding Aid Title
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Berea College Special Collections and Archives Repository

Hutchins Library
100 Campus Drive
Berea Kentucky 40404 US