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Henry Mixter Penniman Papers



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Title: Henry Mixter Penniman PapersAdd to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1910-1922

ID: RG 09/9.36

Primary Creator: Penniman, Henry Mixter -- 1851-1937

Extent: 1.0 MS boxes

Subjects: Appalachian Region., Berea College -- Buildings -- Woods-Penniman, Berea College -- Faculty, Penniman, Henry Mixter -- 1851-1937, Philosophy and religion.

Languages: English


From 1895 to 1922, the Rev. Henry M. Penniman served as Professor of Christian Evidences, a field agent, fund raiser, financial agent, and general evangelist for Berea College.  He was a close friend of President Frost and helped raise the funds for the·women's Gymnasium that would be named the Woods-Penniman building on the Berea College Campus.  After retirement, Penniman continued to preach, teach, and work with the College.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collections contains biographical information, personal correspondence, publications and an unpublished manuscript by the Reverend Henry M. Penniman documenting moonshining, feuds, and other mountain enterprises.

Subject/Index Terms

Appalachian Region.
Berea College -- Buildings -- Woods-Penniman
Berea College -- Faculty
Penniman, Henry Mixter -- 1851-1937
Philosophy and religion.

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: Federal copyright regulations apply.  Cite all information.

Preferred Citation: [Item/Folder/Box Identification], RG 09/9.36: Henry Mixter Penniman Papers, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Berea, Ky.

Processing Information: Finding aid created in 2016.

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Henry Mixter Penniman Biographical Information: clippings, articlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Correspondence regarding the building and use of the Woods-Penniman buildingAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Correspondence to Mr. Wilder regarding President Frost's policies and education in the mountains, 1910Add to your cart.
Item 3: Correspondence regarding salaries at Berea College and President Frost, 1909Add to your cart.
Item 4: Copy of letter from William J. Hutchins to Grace Penniman regarding father's character, 1937Add to your cart.
Item 5: Letter of Edwards A. Park of Andover regarding Penniman's desire to work with Berea College, 1895Add to your cart.
Item 6: Fragments of 1901 letter signed by Penniman, 1901Add to your cart.
Item 7: Fragment of letter to Penniman from Thomas Welson, 1908Add to your cart.
Item 8: Correspondence with L.H. Bailey regarding manuscript for book on character sketches of mountain folk, 1910, 1911Add to your cart.
Item 9: Letter regarding donation and extension work, 1917Add to your cart.
Item 10: Correspondence with Eleanor Frost regarding Woods-Penniman building, 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Publications and writingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Writing: Berea College Horseback ExcursionAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Writing: Evening and MorningAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Writing: A Mountain PreacherAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Writing: Pulling the Big Hill (Berea College history)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Writing: Rest Day in the MountainAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Information and background on manuscriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Manuscript: Chapter 1Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Manuscript: Chapter 2Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Manuscript: Chapter 3Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Manuscript: Chapter 4Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Manuscript: Chapter 5Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Manuscript: Chapter 6Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Manuscript: Chapter 7Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Manuscript: Chapter 8Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Manuscript: Chapter 9Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Manuscript: Chapter 10Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Manuscript: Chapter 11Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Manuscript: Chapter 12Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Manuscript: Chapter 13Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Manuscript: Chapter 14Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Manuscript: Chapter 15Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Manuscript: Chapter 16Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Manuscript: Chapter 17Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Manuscript: Chapter 18Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Manuscript: Chapter 19Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Manuscript: Chapter 20Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Manuscript: Chapter 21Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Manuscript: Chapter 22Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Manuscript: Chapter 23Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Manuscript: Chapter 24Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Manuscript: Chapter 25Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Manuscript: Chapter 26Add to your cart.

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