Personal/Biographical; Professional and Campus Interests; Notes and Drafts; History of Appalachia Drafts and Prospectus, Part A; History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience, Part B; History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience, Part C; History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience, Part D; Dissertation Notes
Richard Bryant Drake came to Berea College in 1957 after receiving his master’s degree from the University of Chicago and his doctoral degree from Emory University. During his tenure at Berea, Drake served as a professor of history and as the chairperson of the History and Political Science Department.
Scope and Contents: This set of papers contains research notes, manuscripts, drafts and personal/biographical materials of Richard Bryant Drake. Materials in the Personal and Biographical series include both Drake’s and his family members’ writings.