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Robert Finley Spence Papers

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Robert Finley Spence Papers, 1915-1964 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Title: Robert Finley Spence Papers, 1915-1964Add to your cart.

ID: RG 09/9.48

Primary Creator: Spence, Robert Finley.

Extent: 3.0 MS boxes

Subjects: Agriculture -- Kentucky., Appalachian Region., Berea, (Ky.), Farm management, Madison County (Ky.) -- History., Rockcastle County (Ky.) -- History.

Languages: English

Abstract

Robert Finley Spence graduated from the Berea College Foundation School and completed the Agricultural course of the Vocational School at Berea in 1914 before starting a forty year career as extension agent for Southern Madison and Rockcastle counties, Kentucky.  Spence also taught courses at Berea College, worked with the Vocational School, and was heavily involved with the 4-H Club and other organizations in Kentucky.  After retiring from his County Agent position in 1954, Spence became coordinator of Agricultural activities at Berea College.  He remained in this position until 1958.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

These are the papers of Robert Finley Spence, extension agent for Southern Madison and Rockcastle counties.  Included in the collection are numerous clippings regarding the work and life of Spence as well as Spence's annual county agricultural agent reports (containing narrative and photographs) for Rockcastle and Southern Madison County, Kentucky.

Subject/Index Terms

Agriculture -- Kentucky.
Appalachian Region.
Berea, (Ky.)
Farm management
Madison County (Ky.) -- History.
Rockcastle County (Ky.) -- History.

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 the collection other than federal copyright regulations.

Preferred Citation: [Item/Folder/Box Identification], RG 09/9.48: Robert Finley Spence Papers, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Berea, Ky.

Processing Information: Finding aid created 2016.


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Folder 1: Biographical and Clippings, 1915-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Miscellaneous correpsondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Annual Report Of Robert F. Spence, County Agriculture Agent. Rockcastle and Southern Madison., 1924Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Annual Report Of Robert F. Spence, County Agriculture Agent. Rockcastle and Southern Madison., 1925, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Annual Report Of Robert F. Spence, County Agriculture Agent. Rockcastle and Southern Madison., 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Annual Report Of Robert F. Spence, County Agriculture Agent. Rockcastle and Southern Madison., 1931, 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Annual Report Of Robert F. Spence, County Agriculture Agent. Rockcastle and Southern Madison., 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Annual Report Of Robert F. Spence, County Agriculture Agent. Rockcastle and Southern Madison., 1934Add to your cart.

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