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James McBride Dabbs Audio Reference Collection

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Original Interview Audio Recordings



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James McBride Dabbs Audio Reference Collection, 1958-1964 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Collection Overview

Title: James McBride Dabbs Audio Reference Collection, 1958-1964Add to your cart.

Extent: 1.0 MS boxes

Subjects: African Americans -- Segregation., Committee of Southern Churchmen., Dabbs, James McBride -- 1896-1970, Southern Regional Council., Southern States -- Civilization., Southern States -- Race relations., Southern Student Organizing Committee (Nashville, Tenn.).

Languages: English

Abstract

James McBride Dabbs was a well-known author and prominent southern liberal during the age of segregation. He was a South Carolina plantation owner, Presbyterian Church elder, and author of The Southern Heritage and Who Speaks for the South. He also served as president of the Southern Regional Council and was a member of the Committee of Southern Churchmen and the Southern Student Organizing Committee.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collected from various sources by Berea College Appalachian Center director Loyal Jones, the recordings in this collection consist of speeches and broadcast interviews of James McBride Dabbs and others dating from the late 1950s and early 1960s. Themes emphasized in many of the recordings include Appalachian and Southern life and history, race relations, integration, Southern identity, and the church in the South.

Subject/Index Terms

African Americans -- Segregation.
Committee of Southern Churchmen.
Dabbs, James McBride -- 1896-1970
Southern Regional Council.
Southern States -- Civilization.
Southern States -- Race relations.
Southern Student Organizing Committee (Nashville, Tenn.).

Administrative Information

Repository: Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

Access Restrictions: Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College. Some recordings are available online.

Use Restrictions: There are no restrictions on use of this material other than federal copyright regulations.

Acquisition Source: Loyal Jones.

Preferred Citation: [Object identification], The McBride Dabbs Audio Reference Collection, Berea College Special Collections & Archives, Berea, KY.

Processing Information: The collection was arranged by Harry Rice, Sound Archivist.  The finding aid was created in August 2015 by Harry Rice and Lori Myers-Steele, Collections Archivist. Links to digital recordings added 2018.

Other Note: BCA 0142 SAA 142


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Item 1: AC-CT-016-001Add to your cart.

Nine short interviews originally recorded for broadcast use by Edwin Randall on topics relating to race relations and integration. N.P. / N.D. [early 1960s].  CD and Cassette Listening Copies. 

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Item 3: AC-CT-016-003Add to your cart.

James McBride Dabbs' spechees recorded by Dabbs before or after delivery. Side A - Charlotte, NC. Side B - Oberlin [College].  CD and Cassette Listening Copies. 

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Item 4: AC-CT-016-004Add to your cart.

Southern Churchmen Tape 1. Fourteen short commentaries on Southern identity / consciousness,  especially with respect to race relations in the south. N.P. / N.D. [Early 1960s]. Originally produced for radio broadcast.  CD and Cassette Listening Copies. 

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Item 5: AC-CT-016-005Add to your cart.

Southern Churchmen Tape 2. Three short commentaries on Southern identity / consciousness,  especially with respect to race relations in the south. N.P. / N.D. [Early 1960s]. Originally produced for radio broadcast.  CD and Cassette Listening Copies. 

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Item 6: AC-CT-016-006Add to your cart.

Side A - Five short interviews originally recorded for broadcast use by Edwin Randall on topics relating to race relations and integration. N.P. / N.D.  [early 1960s]. Side B - Interview recorded by Mike Wallace, then of ABC News 8-31-58.  CD and Cassette Listening Copies. 

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Item 7: AC-OR-083-001Add to your cart.

J. M. Dabbs & Earl. D. C. Brewer at the Lutheran Home Mission Conference, Atlanta, GA, 9-21-60. Side 1 - Dabbs - The South and Its Historic and Cultural Past.  Side 2 - Brewer - The Church in the South. Brewer was a professor of Sociology and Religion and Director of Research in Religion of the Southern Appalachian Studies under a Ford Foundation Grant in 1958-59. See also SAA 55 Re: Dabbs and SAA 3 Re: Brewer.  CD and Cassette Listening Copies. 

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Item 8: AC-OR-173-001Add to your cart.

James McBride Dabbs / P.F. Ayer speaking on different occasions at Council of Southern Mountains Annual meeting in Ashville, North Carolina 4-9-64. [Dabbs portion of tape has speed variances faster than 3.75 ips. Varispeed attempted adjustment for playback transfer] CD and Cassette Listening Copies. 

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Folder 1: Print MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Copy of two Dabbs speeches given at Council of the Southern Mountains annual meetings, Asheville, NC 1964 and undated. (SEE AC-OR-173-001); Published transcript of the 1958 Dabbs Interview by  Mike Wallace; Biographical notes;


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