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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 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.

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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