Interdenominational Conference of Religious Records,1956-1957

Descriptive Summary

Title
Interdenominational Conference of Religious Records,1956-1957
Creator
Interdenominational Conference of Religious Workers
Extent
1.6 lin. ft.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Joseph Knipp
Repository
Berea College

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Materials detail Weatherford's scheduling of planning conferences, the network of participants involved, the writing of the Ford Foundation prospectus, the hiring of Howard W. Beers as director of research, planning and early development of research studies, and other activities. Weatherford's correspondence (.4 l.f.) is included as well.
Materials consist of minutes, notebooks, reports, handbooks, contracts, and correspondence of Willis D. Weatherford, Sr., which give an account of the formative period of Southern Appalachian Studies as it evolved from the Interdenominational Conference of Religious Workers. Also included are the Ford Foundation prospectus, a project history, and related papers.