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"A Bluegrass Hornbook" (history of Bluegrass music) 1976 Public Radio Program Series.

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: ##6jp
Scope and Contents

Programs trace Bluegrass Music history up to 1976 with comentary, interiews, and performances including early string bands, brother duettes, Carter Family, Bill Monroe, Stanley Brothers, Don Reno, Osborne Brothers, Country Gentlemen, and McReynold Brothers.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 07/06/2017

A Map of the Appalachian Region

 Item — Container: Map case 1, drawer 8, Folder: 9671
Identifier: 9671 item 3
Content Description

A pictorial map of the Appalachian Region "showing localities of historic interest, places of natural beauty and wonder, and public highroads thereto" by Clarence Kearfott. The map covers parts of Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina and has a detailed border depicting historical scenes and events from the early settlements of the region during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Dates: Copyright: 1950

A.A. Burleigh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 08-8.06
Scope and Contents

These are the papers of A.A. Burleigh, one of the first African Americans to attend and graduate from Berea College.  Materials include biographical information, correspondence, pension applications, medical and death records, and additional print material.

Dates: Created: 1867-1938

Abraham Lincoln Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0203 HC 28
Abstract Since its reopening following the Civil War, Berea College has been closely associated with the enduring legacy of President Abraham Lincoln.  As written in 1991 by Gerald F. Roberts, former Director of Special Collections & Archives: Founded as an anti-slavery institution in the late 1850s, Berea… led the way in interracial education… [and] by the turn of the century fostered a growing association with Lincoln’s name.  In those years, Lincoln was claimed as a great example for Berea...
Dates: Created: 1857-1989

Academic Program Council (APC)

 Collection
Identifier: RG 10-10.13
Abstract The Academic Program Council has comprehensive responsibility for the academic program, with specific responsibilities for curriculum, policy development, and general oversight of practices and services affecting the academic program. The Council may elect to delegate certain specific responsibilities to subcommittees or members, but all decisions with policy implications will be brought before the entire Council. The Council receives proposals from academic divisions, core course planning...
Dates: Created: 1994-2007

Academy School

 Collection
Identifier: RG 06-6.03
Abstract

Created as an affiliated school of Berea College, the Academy served as a Senior High School. In 1938, reorganization abolishes the Academy by adding the ninth and tenth grades to the Foundation School, thus creating the Lower Division (Grades 11-12, College Freshman and Sophomore years) and Upper Division (College Junior and Senior years) to the College.

Dates: Created: 1895 -

Accreditation Reports and Studies

 Collection
Identifier: RG 10-10.28
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of self-studies and reports undertaken by Berea College and its various academic and administrative departments in accordance with accreditating associations. Supporting materials such as memorandum and correspondence of committees are also included in this collection.

Dates: Created: 1921-2006

Actors Theatre of Louisville—Humana Play Festival Scripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0232 HC 57
Scope and Contents

Scripts included in the collection represent submissions and final revisions of works performed or considered by the Actors Theatre between 1981 and 1995.

Dates: Created: 1981-1985

Ada May Dinkleman Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: RG 09-9.64
Abstract

Ada M. Dinkleman was born on May 22, 1881, in Madisonville (Hamilton County), Ohio.  She graduated from Denison in Ohio and taught at Berea from approximately 1908-1911.  in 1912, Dinkleman married Emil Bracker, who had served as the acting superintendent of the College gardens and forests during the same time that Dinkleman was faculty at Berea.  Dinkleman died in January, 1984 in Illinois.

Dates: Created: 1908-1911

Ada Simpson Sherwood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 09-9.43
Abstract Ada Simpson was born on January 25, 1861 in Carlton, New York but spent most of her early life in rural Michigan.  At the age of sixteen, she obtained a teacher’s certificate and became a rural school teacher while at the same time working toward the high school diploma. She married Alva Sherwood in 1888. In 1905 she was tragically widowed; this event marked the next phase of Sherwood’s career during which she would begin her life-long dream of higher education.  Along with her son and...
Dates: Created: 1888 - 1955; Other: Majority of material found in 1912-1952

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Fairchild, Edward Henry -- 1815-1889 7
Hutchins Library Staff. 7
Oberlin College. 7
American Missionary Association. 6
Berea College -- Campus organizations 6
Pine Mountain Settlement School (Pine Mountain, Ky.). 6
Berea College -- Affiliated Schools -- Normal School 5
Berea College -- Dean of Women 5
Berea College -- Loyal Jones Appalachian Center 5
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Stephenson, John B. -- 1937- 5
Weatherford, Willis D. (Willis Duke), -- 1875-1970. 5
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Berea College -- Fireside Industries 4
Berea College -- Labor Day 4
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Frontier Nursing Service, Inc. 4
Hutchins, Louise Gilman -- 1911-1996 4
John C. Campbell Folk School. 4
Lincoln Institute (Simpsonville, Ky.). 4
Pettit, Katherine. 4
American Association of University Professors. 3
Appalachian Studies Association. 3
Berea College -- Athletics 3
Berea College -- Berea Country Dancers 3
Berea College -- General Studies 3
Buckhorn Children's Center (Buckhorn, Ky.). 3
Campbell, John C. (John Charles) --1867-1919 3
Campbell, Olive D. (Olive Dame) -- 1882-1954 3
Christmas Country Dance School. 3
Church of Christ, Union (Berea, Ky.). 3
Combs, Josiah Henry -- 1886-1960 3
Drake, Richard B. -- 1925- 3
Frost, Maria Goodell. 3
Green, Paul -- 1894-1981 -- Wilderness road 3
Jones, Loyal. 3
Maloney, Michael E. 3
Obermiller, Phillip J. 3
Red Bird Mission (Beverly, Ky.). 3
Renfro Valley Barn Dance (Radio program) -- History. 3
Rogers, J.A.R. -- (John Almanza Rowley) 3
Shinn, Larry D. -- 1942- 3
Tallmadge, William H. 3
Wagner, Thomas E. 3
American Anti-Slavery Society. 2
American Association of University Women. 2
American Friends Service Committee. 2
Annville Institute. 2
Appalachian College Association. 2
Appalachian Studies Conference. 2
Appalachian Volunteers. 2
Association of American Colleges 2
Ayer, Perley 2
Ball, Norman. 2
Barton, Bruce -- 1886-1967 2
Barton, William Eleazar -- 1861-1930 2
Baskin, Andrew 2
Berea College -- Alumni Association 2
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Berea College -- Campus Christian Center 2
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Berea College -- Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae 2
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Chase, Tom. 2
Clay, Cassius Marcellus -- 1810-1903 2
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