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Roscoe Giffin Papers

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Personal/Biographical/Correspondence

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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 4: Subject FilesAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Berea College Peace Forum, 1929-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Berea College Peace Forum, 1937-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Peace/Disarmament, 1955-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Peace/Disarmament, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Peace/Disarmament, 1961-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Race Relations: Historical Summaries, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Race Relations: Independent Study, ndAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Race Relations: Comparative Analysis of Race Relations and International Relations, ndAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Race Relations: Berea, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Race Relations: Berea, 1952-1955Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Race Relations: Berea, 1956-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Race Relations: Berea, 1957-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Race Relations: Berea, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 4: General, nd, 1961-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Southern Appalachian Studies, 1956-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 6: General, nd, 1959-1962Add to your cart.
Folder 7: General, ndAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Universal Military Training, 1951-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Printed materials of interest, nd, 1953-1963Add to your cart.

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