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Berea (Ky.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

Berea City Ordinances

 Digital Record
Identifier: Berea City Ordinances

Berea City Records

Identifier: BCA 0180 HC 05
Abstract The Village of Berea was incorporated as a 6th class city on May 9, 1890, at a meeting held in the office of the treasurer of Berea College, P.D. Dodge. The location suggests that the College community initiated the creation of a formal government structure for the town. Berea was governed by a five-man Board of Trustees until 1909, when it became a 5th class city and was therefore entitled to have a mayor. During the period covered by the ledger, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: Majority of material found within 1890-1916

Berea City Trustees' Minutes (May 1890- Aug 1908)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Berea City Trustees' Minutes (May 1890- Aug 1908)
Dates: Record Keeping: 1890-1908

Berea City Vertical Files

Identifier: BCA 0255

This collection of materials with different provenance was assembled and organized by Hutchins Library and Special Collections staff. The collection contains a variety of materials on a number of subjects and documents the history, events and social lives of citizens  of Berea, Kentucky.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1950s-1990s

Berea College 1973-1975 Oral History Project Collection

Identifier: RG 14-14.04
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of twenty nine audio cassette recordings of individual interviews, group discussions, and oral presentations that document various aspects of Berea College and community history.There are transcripts for the individual interviews and notes in varying degrees of completeness for the other recordings.The memory time span of the narrators ranges mostly from the 1920s to the early 1970s. The interviews were conducted by various faculty members and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1973-1975

Berea College 1973 Appalachian Oral History Project Collection (January Short Term)

Identifier: RG 14-14.03
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of audio recorded interviews conducted by Berea College students as part of a January 1973 short term History 190 course taught by Dr. Richard Drake. Listen To Interviews Interview topics include: moonshining in Perry County (KY), early medical practices and services in Clay County...
Dates: Other: 1973

Berea College 1986 Master Plan

 Collection — Items 1-5
Identifier: RG 10-10.38

The 1986 Master Plan was the result of a planning effort approved at the Spring 1986 meeting of the Berea College Board of Trustees. The intended outputs of the planning efforts and new master plan for Berea College were to: (1) plan for the use of outlying college property; (2) describe a development plan for the Boone Tavern area; and (3) outline the desired image recommended for Berea College.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1986

Berea College 1992 Master Plan

Identifier: RG 10-10.37
Abstract The 1992 Berea College Master Plan provided a framework for long-term planning and promoted effective coordination of campus development decisions by illustrating how campus systems - development patterns, open space and pedestrian circulation, and vehicular circulation and parking - related to one another.  This comprehensive perspective was meant to be applied in the implementation of each individual building and/or improvement project undertaken at Berea College. Many of the records in...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1991-1993

Berea College campus map drawing, 1938-1939

 Item — Map case 2, drawer 11, Folder: 9291
Identifier: 9291
Scope and Contents

Large pencil drawing: map of the Berea College campus, created in 1938 or 1939 (based on the buildings shown and not shown in the drawing). Very fragile. The drawing has broken into two parts. [Note: shown in the 2023 "My Favorite Things" exhibition at Hutchins Library. Item selected by Ian Paine '23.]

Dates: 1938-1939

Berea College Fire Department

Identifier: RG 05-5.21

Starting in 1899, a fire brigade made up of students and known as the "Bucket Brigade," was established on campus and responded to calls both on and off campus. Formally established in 1905 by the College, the Fire Department served the campus and the city and was staffed by students. In 1966, the City of Berea took over responsibilities for operating the fire department ending what many affectionally referred to as the "College Fire Department."

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1914-1994