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Berea (Ky.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

Celebration of Traditional Music

 Collection — 6.12 Oversized Posters
Identifier: RG 06-6.12.5

Records documenting the Celebration of Traditional Music, an annual event striving to represent homemade music passed on from person to person in the Appalachian Region and the musicians who play it.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1974 -


Identifier: RG 11-11.10
Scope and Contents

Records and materials related to various conferences, symposiums, and workshops held at Berea College, whether sponsored by Berea College or a non-affiliated organization. Materials include programs, conference papers, announcements, handbooks and information sheets about the conferences.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1890-

Daughters of the American Revolution -- Berea - Laurel Ridge Chapter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0195 HC 20
Abstract The Berea-Laurel Ridges Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, was organized March 22, 1930, with the following members: Mrs. C. H. Burdette, Mrs. R. R. Coyle, Mrs. J. L. Gay, Mrs. W. F. Hays, Mrs. J. M. Kinnard, Mrs. Ellen H. Mitchell, Mrs. Janet M. Murbach, Mrs. I. N. Odell, Mrs. T. J. Osborne, Mrs. J. F. Smith, Mrs. J. W. Stephens, and Miss Grace Wright. Mrs. J. F. Smith was the organizing regent and also the first regent of the chapter. DAR is a non-profit, nonpolitical,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1930-2001

E. H. Fairchild Papers

Identifier: RG 03-3.01
Abstract Born in Stockbridge, MA, 29 November 1815, Edward Henry Fairchild grew up in Brownhelm, Ohio,where his parents, Grandison and Nancy Fairchild, had a farm. He and his brother James were half of the first entering class at Oberlin College; he graduated in 1838. At age 21, after lecturing against slavery in Ohio as one of the "Seventy" sent out by Theodore Weld, he was commissioned by the American Anti-slavery Society for a three-month tour of Pennsylvania. At 22 he began teaching a large...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1860-1973

Edwards Scapbook, Part I

 Digital Record
Identifier: Digital Object ID ##v5b4bc

Florence Ridgeway Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.39
Abstract Born in 1876, Florence Ridgeway attended Berea College from 1905-1907 before obtaining a degree from the Western Reserve University of Library Science in 1909.  Upon receiving her library science degree, she returned to Berea where she worked as an assistant librarian at the Berea College library for over twenty-three years.  She was a pioneer in librarianship working with others to compile Berea's "Mountain Collection" (the first of its kind in the United States) and instituting Kentucky's...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1919-1929

Francis S. Hutchins Papers

Identifier: RG 03-3.05
Abstract Francis Stephenson Hutchins (b. 1902), a native of Northfield, Massachusetts, was educated at Oberlin College (A.B., 1923) and Yale University (M.A., 1933). Having worked in China as an undergraduate, Hutchins returned to China as an instructor in 1925 as part of the Yale-in-China Association's educational mission. Forced to leave China in 1939 during the Japanese invasion, Hutchins was appointed president of Berea College to succeed his father—William J. Hutchins.  Hutchins served as...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1924-1979

George Gillespie Dick Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.13
Abstract George Gillespie Dick was born in Ross, Ohio, Buckley County on August 6, 1877. Dick first came to the city of Berea and Berea Academy as a student in 1900. In 1901, Dick served with the College Extension Office as a lecturer and song leader for and around Louisa, Kentucky.  At that time extension workers traveled by mule and covered wagon.  In the fall of 1902 the college sent Dick to Cincinnati, Ohio, to attend engineering classes at Cincinnati University.  Dick returned to the...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1938-1961

John Bell Stephenson Papers, 1984-1994

Identifier: RG 03-3.07
Abstract John Bell Stephenson (1937-1994) was born in Staunton, Virginia, to Louis Stephenson and Edna Moles Stephenson. Stephenson earned a B.A. in sociology in 1959 from the College of William and Mary and his M.A. in sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1961. From 1961 until 1964 hetaught at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina, where he met and married his colleague Jane Ellen Baucom. During his time in Banner Elk, John Stephenson developed a passion to...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1984 - 1994

John F. Smith Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.46

John Franklin Smith taught in both the Berea College Academy School and the Normal School from 1911 to 1931.  Originally drawn to Berea to teach Rural Social Science, Smith also served as a publicity agent for serveral years and directed the College Sunday School for fifteen years.  Smith was a prolific writer, including a poet. Smith retired from Berea in 1931 due to illness.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1920-1931