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Richard Bryant Drake Papers

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Abstract

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

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



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Richard Bryant Drake Papers, 1948-2001 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Collection Overview

Title: Richard Bryant Drake Papers, 1948-2001Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1960-1995

ID: RG 09/9.15

Primary Creator: Drake, Richard B. -- 1925-

Extent: 5.5 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Arrangement is by series as follows:

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

Date Acquired: 02/01/2001

Subjects: American Missionary Association., Appalachian Region, Southern -- History., Appalachian Region., Berea College, Berea College -- Faculty, Drake, Richard B. -- 1925-

Languages: English

Abstract

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 of the Materials

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.

Subject/Index Terms

American Missionary Association.
Appalachian Region, Southern -- History.
Appalachian Region.
Berea College
Berea College -- Faculty
Drake, Richard B. -- 1925-

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.

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

Acquisition Source: These papers were given to the Berea College Archives by R. B. Drake in February of 2001.

Preferred Citation: [Item/Folder/Box], Richard Bryant Drake Papers, Special Collections & Archives, Berea College, Berea, KY.

Processing Information: Finding aid updated 2016.


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[Series 1: Personal/Biographical],
[Series 2: Professional and Campus Interests],
[Series 3: Notes and Drafts],
[Series 4: History of Appalachia Drafts and Prospectus - Part A],
[Series 5: History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience - Part B],
[Series 6: History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience - Part C],
[Series 7: History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience - Part D],
[Series 8: Dissertation Notes],
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Series 1: Personal/BiographicalAdd to your cart.
These files contain correspondence pre-dating Drake’s years at Berea. Other files include  Drake’s or family member’s writing, such as poems written by his daughter Anna and reflections and poems written by Drake in Japan and on his 55th birthday.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Family DialoguesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Musing: From a Japanese Window, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Mousey Poems, Anna Drake, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Ode to an Interlocken OuthouseAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Personal/BiographicalAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Professional and Campus InterestsAdd to your cart.
This series contains information relating to Drake’s involvement with professional development of college faculty in general, as well Drake’s tenure at Berea specifically. For instance included in this series is a letter suggesting naming a new dorm the Carter G. Woodson Dormitory, a proposal to open a living museum of Appalachia and a letter suggesting that the college purchase a coal mine.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Berea College Faculty SalariesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Carter G. Woodson Dormitory ProposalAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Comments On History, Its Uses and Its HobbiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence with History Department StudentsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Faculty TenureAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Fall 1971 New York Times ArticleAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Institute of Practical Politics ProposalAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Written Piece:  Buy a Coal Mine!Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Living Museum of Appalachia ProposalAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: 1971 Racial Crisis on Berea CampusAdd to your cart.
Series 3: Notes and DraftsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: A Historiographical After NoteAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: A Look at the American Revolution and the Appalachian AmericanAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: And One Apostle was a LumbermanAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: And One Apostle was a Lumberman, Draft 1Add to your cart.
Folder 5: And One Apostle was a Lumberman, Draft 2Add to your cart.
Folder 6: And One Apostle was a Lumberman, Draft 3Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Anglo Saxons vs. Scotch-IrishAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Appalachia and the American ExperienceAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Appalachia and the Birth of the U.S. to 1783Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Appalachia and the Civil WarAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Appalachia and the New Republic 1780-1795Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Appalachia in the Civil War and ReconstructionAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Appalachian AmericaAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Appalachian Anti-SlaveryAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Appalachian Crafts and IndustriesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Appalachian CultureAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Appalachian IdentityAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Appalachian Politics and GovernmentAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Appalachian Pre-History notes and draftsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Appalachian ReligionAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Appalachian SettlementAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Appalachian SlaveryAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Broad Form DeedAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Bushwackers and GuerillasAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: (The) Challenge to Plutocracy 1930-1945Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Changing Berea CollegeAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Chapter 2, the SettlementAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Classical Appalachia VIAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Cohee CultureAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: (The) Coming of the Europeans, chapter 3Add to your cart.
Folder 18: (The) Discovery of AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: CoalAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Coal IndustryAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: CoalAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Cohee vs. Plantar vs. YankeeAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Colonialism and SocietyAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: The Coming of the Europeans to 1750Add to your cart.
Folder 25: The Coming of the Machine Age (to Appalachia)Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Disasters in AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: (The) Emergence of Cohee Society, chapter 6Add to your cart.
Folder 2: (The) End of the Old and Emergence of the New AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Ethnicity in AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: (The) European Background, chapter 1Add to your cart.
Folder 5: FeudsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Historical Context and Education in AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: History of Appalachian AmericaAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Index/Outline the Appalachian ExperienceAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: (The) Imperial Struggle in the Mountains, 1750-1790Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Iroquoian AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Jack and Clio in AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: John Hanson Correspondence and NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: John Hanson, draftAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Literature and Scholarship in AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Lost StatesAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Manuscript draft, folder 1Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Manuscript draft, folder 2Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Manuscript draft, folder 3Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Manuscript draft, folder 4Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Manuscript draft, folder 5Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Manuscript draft, folder 6Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Mountaineers and Americans, chapters 1-10Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Mountaineers and Americans, draftAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Missionary IntrusionAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Nebraska in the Presidential and Gubernatorial Election of 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 11: The New Deal EraAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Notes for Appalachian History bookAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Notes on George CandeeAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Notes on Talk with Warren LambertAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Pioneer Period, 1730-1780Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Politics in AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Politics in Education (Research Project)Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Position Paper for W.D. Weatherford and William JonesAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Recent Developments 1945-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Regions of AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Research notes, primary texts, chapter 1Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Research notes, primary texts, chapter 2Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Research notes, primary texts, chapter 5Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Research notes, primary texts, chapter 6Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Research notes, primary texts, chapter 8Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Series on the Political ConventionsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Sex Role Distinctions in AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Slavery in AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Slavery in the ShenandoahAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Strikes and the UnionAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: (The) Struggle in Appalachian StudiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Technology and ChangeAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Technology in Appalachia: an historical evaluationAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: War on PovertyAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: The West Virginia Book WarAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Whose Bicentennial?  Appalachia, 1776Add to your cart.
Folder 19: The Yeoman TraditionAdd to your cart.
Series 4: History of Appalachia Drafts and Prospectus - Part AAdd to your cart.
This series contains the prospectus and earliest draft of Drake’s book.  Also included in this series is a letter dated February 2, 2001, from Dr. Drake to the Berea College Archives explaining the evolution of his book.  Correspondence from prospective publishers as well as other materials related to the publication of the text throughout its development are contained in this series.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Dr. DrakeAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Book ReviewsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: History of AppalachiaAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Notes and Controversy of PublicationAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Publishers Reports and CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: History of Appalachia, First draft, folder 1Add to your cart.
Folder 7: History of Appalachia, First draft, folder 2Add to your cart.
Series 5: History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience - Part BAdd to your cart.
This series contains the working copy of Drake’s book on the history of Appalachia.  The dates of this draft are 1992-1994.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Appalachian Experience, Working Copy, 1992-1994, chapters 1-3Add to your cart.
Folder 2: The Appalachian Experience, Working Copy, 1992-1994, chapters 4-6Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Appalachian Experience, Working Copy, 1992-1994, chapters 7-9Add to your cart.
Folder 4: The Appalachian Experience, Working Copy, 1992-1994, chapters 10-12Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The Appalachian Experience, Working Copy, 1992-1994, chapters 13-14Add to your cart.
Series 6: History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience - Part CAdd to your cart.
This series contains a draft of Drake’s book written after 1994.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Draft pages and IntroductionAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Chapter 2Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Chapter 3Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Chapter 4Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Chapter 5Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Chapter 6aAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Chapter 6bAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Chapter 7Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Chapter 8Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Chapter 9Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Chapter 10Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Chapter 11Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Chapter 12Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Chapter 13Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Chapter 14 and bibliographic notesAdd to your cart.
Series 7: History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience - Part DAdd to your cart.
This series contains the latest draft of Drake’s book prior to publication.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Pages 1-50Add to your cart.
Series 8: Dissertation NotesAdd to your cart.
This series contains the bibliographic cards and research note cards used by Drake in the writing in of his doctoral dissertation on the American Missionary Association, 1861-1888.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Item 1: Dissertation index fileAdd to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Item 2: Dissertation note file, chapters 1-3Add to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Item 3: Dissertation note file, chapters 4-6Add to your cart.

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[Series 1: Personal/Biographical],
[Series 2: Professional and Campus Interests],
[Series 3: Notes and Drafts],
[Series 4: History of Appalachia Drafts and Prospectus - Part A],
[Series 5: History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience - Part B],
[Series 6: History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience - Part C],
[Series 7: History of Appalachia/The Appalachian Experience - Part D],
[Series 8: Dissertation Notes],
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