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Berea (Ky.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

The Berea Citizen Collection (1984-Present)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0217 HC 42

Print editions of The Berea Citizen, 1984 to present.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1984-2023

The Berea Quarterly

Identifier: RG 12-12.21
Scope and Contents

Nineteen volumes of The Berea Quarterly, publication of Berea College. Each edition generally includes articles about people of the region or the college and short contributions under the headings of Personal Testimony, Items, and/or Incidents. Collection also contains a folder of administrative notes and correspondence regarding the publication of The Berea Quarterly.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1895-1916

The Citizen/The Berea Citizen

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 12-12.12
Abstract Conceived as a publication to entertain, inform, and uplift its readers, the The Citizen/The Berea Citizen was inseparable from the evolving purpose of its sponsor, Berea College. From its founding in 1855 as the first interracial and co-educational institution of higher learning in the American South, Berea College was intended to serve as a counterpoint to the injustices of racial inequality and poverty. First published in 1899, the ...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1899-1983

The Wallpaper

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 12-12.17
Abstract From 1939 to the fall of 1954, during a time of ceasation of the publication of the student-run The Pinnacle, students continued to publish a newspaper under the title The Wallpaper. The Wallpaper, began circulation in 1939 and ran through the spring of 1954. It is noted as being published during the war years in the form of one or two typewritten copies (on long sheets of colored paper) and posted on campus bulletin boards (or the...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1939-1954

Thomas A. Edwards Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.17
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of papers, photographs, correspondence, personnal items, clippings, writings, and a leather bound photograph album of Thomas A. Edwards, Dean of the Berea College Foundation School and faculty member for twenty-two years (1904 - 1926).

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1935

Union Church Collection

Identifier: BCA 0176 HC 01
Abstract The Church of Christ, Union, of Berea Kentucky (Union Church) collection consists of materials pertaining to the historical, financial, and celebratory records of the institution.  It also includes information about the church’s order for worship, including music and the arts as a part of the church’s history. There are minutes, programs, and brochures about the governance of the church and in celebration of its two major anniversaries: the Centennial in 1953 and the Sesquicentennial in...
Dates: Other: 1865-

Warren Brunner Photography Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0167 SAA 169
Abstract Warren Brunner (1928 -   ) is a professional photographer known for his portraits of the Appalachian people and region.   A native of Wisconsin, Brunner took his first photography job at age sixteen with the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, leading to an apprenticeship with a Master Photographer and studies at the Winona Institute of Photography in Indiana. Brunner moved to Berea in 1954 to operate a photography studio owned by Mrs. Mattson, which he then took ownership of in 1960.  Brunner has...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1953-2015

Wilderness Road Drama Collection

Identifier: RG 11-11.04
Abstract Wilderness Road, an outdoor symphonic drama, was commissioned by Berea College to help commemorate the school’s centennial celebration in the summer of 1955.  The drama was written by Pulitzer prize-winning author, Paul Green, who also authored The Common Glory, The Lost Colony, and The Stephen Foster Story. Green received the Freedom Foundation’s George...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1980

William B. Stewart Papers

Identifier: RG 03-3.02
Abstract Stewart, a native of Scotland, was educated there, in Canada, and in the United States. He was ordaineda Baptist minister in Toronto, Canada in 1859. During his career he served as president of three othereducational institutions and as a professor of classical languages. He was named president of BereaCollege in 1890 and his views reflected Fee's perspective in that Berea offered a Christian education.Stewart’s presidency occurred during a period in the College's history marked by adverse...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1879 - 1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1890-1892

William Goodell Frost Papers

Identifier: RG 03-3.03
Abstract Frost, a native of LeRoy, New York, was an 1876 graduate of Oberlin College and taught Greek at him alma materfrom 1876 through 1892. Having refused the presidency of Berea College in 1889, Frost reconsidered theappointment after the resignation of William B. Stewart.  Frost was inaugurated in 1892 and served as presidentuntil 1920. Frost is credited with being chiefly responsible for the significant growth of Berea College during thisperiod. His term saw enrollment rise from 350 in 1912 to...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1860 - 1955; Other: Majority of material found in 1860-1894