Hindman Settlement School Narrative Reports and Publications,1899-1979

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hindman Settlement School Narrative Reports and Publications,1899-1979
Creator
Hindman Settlement School
Extent
1 microfilm reel; 1 partial microfilm reel
Subjects
Social settlements -- Camp Industrial Social Settlement
Social settlements -- Camp Cedar Grove Social Settlement
Mountain Echo (periodical)
Settlement workers -- Personal narratives
Women -- Settlement workers
Knott County, Kentucky -- Schools, settlement
Schools, settlement -- Hindman Settlement School
Perry County, Kentucky -- Social settlements
Knott County, Kentucky -- Social settlements
Sassafras, Kentucky -- Sassafras Social Settlement
Hindman, Kentucky -- Camp Industrial Social Settlement
Hazard, Kentucky -- Camp Cedar Grove Social Settlement
Social settlements -- Sassafras Social Settlement
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Repository
Berea College

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These were produced by staff and students of Hindman Settlement School.
Narrative reports (1900, 1901), generated by Katherine Pettit and May Stone, chronicle settlement work activities at Camp Cedar Grove, Camp Industrial, and Sassafras Social Settlement. Also included are "Diary of Experiences in the Kentucky Mountains, Summers of 1899 - 1901," "Traveling Library in the Mountains of Kentucky" (1899), and "Notebook of Historical and Promotional Writings" (ca. 1949) which includes reports on the School.
Publications include pamphlets, brochures, and student newspapers (ca. 1930s - 1940s). Copies of the MOUNTAIN ECHO that provided a forum for school announcements, reports, and creative writing are also present.