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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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1888 - 1955; Other: Majority of material found in 1912-1952

Administrative Committee

 Collection
Identifier: RG 10-10.21
Abstract

The Administrative Committee is responsible to the Board of Trustees and the President of the College for matters of finance, physical properties and internal management of the College. Members of the committee oversee all instructional and operating departments of the institution. The very first meeting of the Administrative Committee took place on October 5, 1937 under President Francis S. Hutchins.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1937-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1967-2005

Admissions Committee

 Collection
Identifier: RG 10-10.45
Scope and Contents

Meeting minutes, correspondence, and various materials of the Admissions Committee of Berea College. Collection also contains records of the Inter-School (Joint) Admissions Committee that represented various affiliated schools of Berea College.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1923-1967

African and African-American Studies Department

 Collection — Container: RG 6 Box 2 Oversized
Identifier: RG 06-6.44
Abstract

Records of the African and African-American Studies Department at Berea College.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Agriculture and Natural Resources Department

 Collection
Identifier: RG 06-6.11
Abstract

Official records of the Berea College Agriculture and Natural Resources Department.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1905-

Aisha Ivey Fiddle Music Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0164 SAA 166
Abstract Aisha Ivey’s research involves documenting the migration of American old time fiddling from the Appalachian region throughout the southeastern United States. Ivey’s research also focuses on documenting stylistic variables, bowing patterns, repertoire, influences, and learning styles in an effort to understand the dynamics of the tradition's migration. Ivey played her first fiddle tune at age 10. She continued formal music studies into college and graduate school and has focused on Irish...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 2012-2013

Alan J. Crain Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0113 SAA 113
Abstract A sociologist by training, Alan J. Crain taught at Allegheny College in western Pennsylvania. During the 1970s, he developed an ongoing interest in southeastern Kentucky through the Appalachian Semester at Union College in Barbourville. This was a summer-long program that introduced students to the culture and traditions of Knox County and the surrounding area. Over a period of about ten years he made extended visits to Knox County, at times living in homes of residents of the Trosper...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1975-1982

Albert Allen Wright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 09-9.60
Abstract

Wright was the chair of Natural History at Berea College from 1870 to 1872. A few years after leaving Berea, he would be appointed professor of Geology and Natural History at Oberlin College.  While at Berea College, Wright also served as the faculty meeting clerk. On September 21, 1874, he married Mary Lyon Bedortha (1846-1877), of Saratoga Springs, New York.  Professor Albert Allen Wright died April 2, 1905.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1870-1871

Albert Greer Weidler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 09-9.62
Abstract Albert Greer Weidler (1882-1957) served as Berea College’s Dean of Labor (1918-1948) and professor (primarily of Economics and Sociology) (1918-1952). Weidler organized and expanded Berea’s labor program and began the tradition of a campus wide Labor Day celebration. Weidler’s wife, Josephine Mary Corbin (1877-1961) taught at Berea in the Academy and Foundation schools. Weidler received his undergraduate degree from Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa., in 1902.  He completed post...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1922-1956

Albert Stewart Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0084 SAA 084
Abstract Albert Stewart spent most of his career in eastern Kentucky as a teacher, author, editor, and mentor to other authors. A native of Knott County, Stewart entered Hindman Settlement School at the age of five, where he became a protégé of Lucy Furman, novelist and teacher. Stewart began to write while attending Berea College, then completed his MA at the University of Kentucky. At Morehead State University he took over a writing workshop and founded a student literary magazine, ...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1949-1994

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Berea College 352
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Jones, Loyal, 1928-2023 14
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Fee, John Gregg -- 1816-1901 12
Frost, William G. -- (William Goodell) -- 1854-1938 12
Hutchins, Francis S. (Francis Stephenson) -- 1902-1988 11
Hutchins, William James -- 1871-1958 10
Berea College -- Students -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. 9
Council of the Southern Mountains. 9
Berea College -- Staff 8
Hindman Settlement School. 8
Berea College -- Periodicals. 7
Berea College -- Presidents 7
Berea College -- Trustees 7
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 -- Music Department 5
Stephenson, John B. -- 1937- 5
Weatherford, Willis D. (Willis Duke), -- 1875-1970. 5
Berea College -- Affiliated Schools -- Foundation School -- History 4
Berea College -- Dean of Men 4
Berea College -- Directories 4
Berea College -- Fireside Industries 4
Berea College -- Labor Day 4
Berea College -- Loyal Jones Appalachian Center 4
Berea College -- Student Craft Industries 4
Berea College -- Theatre Laboratory 4
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
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 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
Berea College -- Basketball -- History 2
Berea College -- Campus Christian Center 2
Berea College -- Convocations 2
Berea College -- Curricula -- Catalogs 2
Berea College -- Department of Nursing. 2
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Berea College -- Forest 2
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Berea College -- Hospital 2
Berea College -- Mountain Day 2
Berea College -- News Bureau 2
Berea College -- Registers 2
Berea College -- Special Collections and Archives -- Sound Archives 2
Berea College -- Students -- Yearbooks 2
Berea College -- Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae 2
Boone, Daniel -- 1734-1820. 2
Chase, Tom. 2
Clay, Cassius Marcellus -- 1810-1903 2
Country Music Express (Radio program). 2
Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.). 2
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