Pine Mountain Settlement School Directors' Office Files,1911-1949

Descriptive Summary

Title
Pine Mountain Settlement School Directors' Office Files,1911-1949
Creator
Pine Mountain Settlement School
Extent
52 microfilm reels
Subjects
Fund raising -- Pine Mountain Settlement School
Students -- Pine Mountain Settlement School
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Arts and crafts
Women -- Settlement workers
Schools, settlement -- Pine Mountain Settlement School
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Schools, settlement
Gilley, Kentucky -- Line Fork Settlement
Big Laurel, Kentucky -- Medical Settlement
Letcher County, Kentucky -- Organizations, social service
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Organizations, social service
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Repository
Berea College

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These consist of the administrative files of Pine Mountain Settlement School's directors, including Katherine Pettit (1913 - 1930), Ethel deLong Zande (1913 - 1928) and Glyn Morris (1931 - 1942).
Correspondence deals mostly with administration and operation of the School, including monetary donations, contributions of goods and services, publicity, the physical plant, and staff. Correspondents include local businesspersons, foundations, other educational and social service institutions, and state and federal agencies. Also included are letters from members of the Board of Trustees.
Subject files include incorporation data (1913); Board of Trustees (1917 - 1949); staff and committees (1918 - 1949); community extension centers, such as the Medical Settlement and Line Fork Settlement (1919 - 1948); financial records (ca. 1916 - 1949); programs and special events (1917 - 1945); publicity and fund raising (1911 - 1949); rules and regulations (ca. 1920 - ca. 1949); and students (1913 - 1946). Documentation of the crafts industries is comprised of financial ledgers (1926 - 1933), student enrollment (1916 - 1930), and alumni statistics (1927 - 1946).