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Roy N. Walters Papers

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Abstract

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Correspondence

Writings and Speeches

Class Materials

Organizations, Interests, and Other Work

Evaluation Committees

Berea College Class of 1927

Turkey Semester Abroad

Personal and Biographical

Photography and Photographs

Scrapbooks and Ephemera



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Roy N. Walters Papers, 1927-1993 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Collection Overview

Title: Roy N. Walters Papers, 1927-1993Add to your cart.

ID: RG 09/9.54

Primary Creator: Walters, Roy N.

Extent: 27.0 MS boxes

Arrangement:

Arrangement is series as follows:

Series 1: Correspondence- Walters' correspondence with various College and Foundation School figures including W. Jesse Baird, William J. Hutchins and Fracis S. Hutchins.

Series 2: Writings and Speeches- includes articles written for the Associated Press, papers written for research projects, pieces for the Berea Citizen column "School Talk," and various speeches given by Walters.

Series 3: Class Materials- inlcludes class assignments, papers written by students and lecture notes for classes taught by Walters at both the Foundation School and College.

Series 4: Organizations, Interests, and Other Work- materials including clippings, minutes and papers for many of the organizations in which Walters was involved with both as a faculty and community member.

Series 5: Evaulation Committees- materials including minutes and papers for evaluation committees for which Walters was a member.

Series 6: Berea College Class of 1927 - Correspondence and other materials related to the Berea College Class of 1927 of which Walters and his wife, Lillie Mae Crouch, were both members.

Series 7: Turkey Semester Abroad - Materials including correspondence and papers from Walters' 1964 semester abroad working in Turkey through the United Church Board of Ministries.

Series 8: Personal and Biographical - Correspondence, personal materials and photographs of Walters.

Series 9: Photography and Photographs - Instructional  materials and numerous photographs taken by Walters, an avid photographer.

Series 10: Scrapbooks and Ephemera - Includes scrapbooks from the Berea College Class of 1927 as well as various certificates and photograph books.

Subjects: Berea, (Ky.), Berea College, Berea College -- Affiliated Schools -- Foundation School, Berea College -- Affiliated Schools -- Foundation School -- History, Berea College -- Dean of Men, Berea College -- Faculty

Languages: English

Abstract

Born in West Virginia, Roy N. Walters graduated from Berea College with a BA in Sociology in 1927 and began teaching printing classes for the Foundation School.  He would quickly become a full-time teacher for the school and its Dean in1943.  Walters served as Dean of the Foundation School until his retirement in 1968.  Until 1958, Walters also served as the Dean of Men.

While a student at Berea College, Walters worked in the Printing Department. Immediately following graduation he became an assistant to the Superintendent of the Berea College Press, Editor of the Berea Citizen, and taught classes in printing before becoming a full-time teacher at the Foundation School. During his time teaching, he also earned his MA at the University of Kentucky and, as a Dean, he earned his Ed.S. degree from Peabody College in Nashville. Walters married his Berea College classmate Lillian (Lillie Mae) Mae Crouch in 1928. The Walters had two children - Bonnie and Roy Jr.  Lillie Mae also worked at the Berea College hospital as a record librarian and later started the record librarian program at Eastern Kentucky.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

These are the papers of Roy N. Walters, teacher and Dean of the Berea College Foundation School from 1927 until his retirement in 1968.  Included in the papers are correspondence, writings and speeches, class materials and publications regarding teaching, records regarding his work with college and community organizations, correspondence with members of the Berea College graduating class of 1927, personal and biographical papers, photographs and scrapbooks.  Included in the papers are records and materials of Lillie Mae Crouch Walters.

Subject/Index Terms

Berea, (Ky.)
Berea College
Berea College -- Affiliated Schools -- Foundation School
Berea College -- Affiliated Schools -- Foundation School -- History
Berea College -- Dean of Men
Berea College -- Faculty

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 09/9.54 Roy N. Walters Papers, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Berea, Ky.

Processing Information: Additional processing took place in October 2016. New finding aid 2016.


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[Series 3: Class Materials],
[Series 4: Organizations, Interests, and Other Work],
[Series 5: Evaluation Committees],
[Series 6: Berea College Class of 1927],
[Series 7: Turkey Semester Abroad],
[Series 8: Personal and Biographical],
[Series 9: Photography and Photographs],
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Series 1: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: William Jesse BairdAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: James DurhamAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: G.E. ThompsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Willis D. Weatherford, Jr., 1968-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 5: President Francis S. HutchinsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5B: George  R. Kavanagh, 1938 - 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1933-1935Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1936-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence, 1942-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence, 1944-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondence, 1947-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Correspondence, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Correspondence, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Correspondence, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Correspondence, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Correspondence, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Correspondence, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Correspondence, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Correspondence, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Correspondence, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Correspondence, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Correspondence, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Correspondence, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Correspondence, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Correspondence, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Correspondence, 1964Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Correspondence, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1970-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, ndAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Christmas Letters from Walters to Foundation Faculty, StudentsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Christmas Letters from Walters to Foundation Faculty, StudentsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Christmas Card ListsAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Christmas Card PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Christmas Cards and Letters received by WaltersAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Christmas Cards and Letters received by WaltersAdd to your cart.

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[Series 7: Turkey Semester Abroad],
[Series 8: Personal and Biographical],
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