Southern Appalachian Studies Folk Arts Collection,1957-1961

Descriptive Summary

Title
Southern Appalachian Studies Folk Arts Collection,1957-1961
Creator
Southern Appalachian Studies
Extent
.4 lin. ft.
Subjects
Appalachia -- Art, folk
Appalachia -- Arts and crafts
Appalachia -- Music, folk
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Repository
Berea College

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This includes manuscript papers, correspondence, and miscellaneous reports relating to Southern Appalachian Studies research in folk arts and handicrafts.
Included are drafts of papers by researchers Bernice A. Stevens, Frank H. Smith, and Rupert B. Vance, each of whom wrote chapters for THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION: A SURVEY. Manuscripts of Vernon H. Taylor, who conducted research on Appalachian folk music, are also present. Correspondence relevant to particular research projects is also present.