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Roscoe Giffin Papers

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Personal/Biographical/Correspondence

Projects/Data

Writings

Subject Files



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Roscoe Giffin Papers, 1929-1963 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

By Lori Myers-Steele

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Collection Overview

Title: Roscoe Giffin Papers, 1929-1963Add to your cart.

ID: RG 09/9.23

Primary Creator: Giffin, Roscoe.

Extent: 3.0 MS boxes

Arrangement:

The collection is arranged in series as follows:

Series 1: Personal/Biographical/Correspondence

Series 2: Projects/Data

Series 3: Writings

Series 4: Subject Files

Subjects: Berea (Ky.) -- Race relations., Berea College, Berea College -- Faculty, Berea College -- History, Disarmament., Friends Peace Committee., Kentucky -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century., Sociology., Southern States -- Race relations.

Languages: English

Abstract

Roscoe Giffin was a member of the faculty of Berea College from 1949 until his death in January of 1962. He served as chairman of the Department of Sociology.  For the last two years of his life, he was on leave of absence, to serve with the American Friends Service in Philidelphia.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers of Roscoe Giffin include personal and biographical records, correspondence, records of projects of special interest, copies of writings, and subject files primarily focusing on race relations and post WWII peace and disarmament efforts.

Collection Historical Note

Professor at Berea College; Chair of Sociology Dept.

Subject/Index Terms

Berea (Ky.) -- Race relations.
Berea College
Berea College -- Faculty
Berea College -- History
Disarmament.
Friends Peace Committee.
Kentucky -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Sociology.
Southern States -- Race relations.

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: [Record/Folder/Box], RG 9/9.23: Roscoe Giffin Papers. Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Berea, KY.

Processing Information: Processing and finding guide completed in 2017 by Lori Myers-Steele, Collections Archivist.


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Series 3: WritingsAdd to your cart.
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Folder 9: Thesis: Protection of Investors Under Public Utility, 1936-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 10: The Farmer's Take in Full Employment, 1946-1947Add to your cart.
Includes correpondence
Folder 11: The GI Bill of Rights as a Determinant of Enrollment, 1946-1954Add to your cart.
Includes correpondence
Folder 12: Miscellaneous writings, 1944-1962Add to your cart.
Includes: personal notes and correpondence; Changing Patterns of Employment in Five Southeastern States, 1930-1940 (with Gittler); paper of social function of religious groups; The Southern Mountaineer in Cincinnati (Report of a workshop, 1954); From Cinder Hollow to Cincinnati;

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