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Berea (Ky.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

Progress Club Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0194 HC 19

Established in Berea in 1907 as the Priscilla Club, the club’s name was changed to the Progress Club in 1915.  The club remains an active Berea women's club.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1907-1999

Richard Sears Research Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0250

Richard D. Sears was Professor of English and Theatre, 1967-2010, and the Chester D. Tripp Chair in Humanities at Berea College.  He has published numerous books and articles on various aspects of Kentucky history including the abolitionist movement, Camp Nelson, and Madison County.  In particular, Sears devoted many years to researching and writing about the origins of Berea College and it founding members and families.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1796-2008

Robert F. Connor negatives | 1399

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 1399
Dates: 1900 - 1999

Robert F. Connor Photography Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0134 SAA 134
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the work of photographer Robert Connor, housed in two boxes of slides and one box of black and white matted prints. General subject matter of the images include Berea, Ky, Berea College, Appalachia, coal mining, nature and landscapes.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1960-1991

Robert Finley Spence Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.48
Abstract Robert Finley Spence graduated from the Berea College Foundation School and completed the Agricultural course of the Vocational School at Berea in 1914 before starting a forty year career as extension agent for Southern Madison and Rockcastle counties, Kentucky. Spence also taught courses at Berea College, worked with the Vocational School, and was heavily involved with the 4-H Club and other organizations in Kentucky. After retiring from his County Agent position in 1954, Spence became...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1915-1964

Roy N. Walters Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.54
Abstract Born in West Virginia, Roy N. Walters graduated from Berea College with a BA in Sociology in 1927 and began teaching printing classes for the Foundation School.  He would quickly become a full-time teacher for the school and its Dean in1943.  Walters served as Dean of the Foundation School until his retirement in 1968.  Until 1958, Walters also served as the Dean of Men. While a student at Berea College, Walters worked in the Printing Department. Immediately following graduation he became...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1927-1993

Second Nature Recycling Collection

 Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0204 HC 29
Scope and Contents

Promotional flyers, contact lists, and financial records documenting Second Nature Recycling, a Berea community organization that sought to raise public awareness of the need for a community waste recycling plan.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1981-1987

Students for Appalachia (SFA) Records

Identifier: RG 07-7.06
Abstract Students for Appalachia (SFA) was established in 1968 by Berea College students to serve the community through programs in arts, crafts, home visitation, recreation, tutoring of school children and serving as referral agents for public service and federal programs. SFA students also teach basic literacy skills for adults and assist those interested in obtaining a high school diploma through a program conducted in homes and community centers.  The student lead program would later become a...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1968-1992

Sustainable Berea records

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3; Series Series 4
Identifier: BCA 0234-HC 59
Abstract Formed in 2010 as a not for profit organization, Sustainable Berea has the mission of assisting “in the development of a sustainable community. Sustainable Berea is a group of residents of Berea, Kentucky and surrounding areas who work together to develop stronger households, neighborhoods and community in the face of imminent threats to global sustainability including peak oil, global climate change, sky-rocketing national debt, rapid population growth, and the destruction of ecosystems...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 2010-2022

Tate Building Documentation Collection

 Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0222 HC 43

In 1929, W.B. Tate began construction of the Tate Building in Berea, Kentucky, on a lot he had purchased in 1924 from S.E. Welch. The construction of this brick building followed the destruction of the wooden frame buildings on the lot, during the "Welch block" fire shortly after its purchase in 1924. Initially, the Tate Building served as a hotel, and in the 1950s the bottom floor was converted to store fronts. Various businesses have operated in the space during the past six decades.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 2004