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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 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.

Browse by Series:

[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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