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Guide to the Southern Appalachian Studies Records (1962 Regional Survey), Series V, Boxes 79-97
 

Accession Number: 3
Southern Appalachian Studies Records (1962 Regional Survey)
Papers: 1956-1962
Linear Feet 72
Online Catalog Record (BANC)


Overview & Series Description
Series I- Interdenominational Conference 1956-1957
Series II - Weatherford Correspondence 1958-1965
Series III - Board of Directors Correspondence 1958-1962
Series IV - Ford Foundation
Series V - Religion
        Boxes 35-78 | Boxes 79-97
Series VI - Writers' Conference
Series VII - Urban Planning
Series VIII - Education
Series IX - Health, Welfare, and Local Government
Series X - Agriculture
Series XI - Industrialization
Series XII - Folk Arts
Series XIII - Tourism and Attitude Survey
Series XIV - Household Survey
Series XV - Codes
Series XVI - Finance
Series XVII - Miscellaneous Papers
Series XVIII - Newspaper Clippings
Series XIX - Card Files
Series XX - Highway Maps - Oversize
Series XXI - Tabulation sheets and IBM cards - Oversize
Non-manuscript Material

Series V Religion Boxes 35-97

Included in this series is the religious survey material pertaining to the Southern Appalachian Studies. The field workers' notebooks and survey schedules are also located in this section of the collection -- along with a copy of the book, Life and Religion in Southern Appalachia, co-authored by E.D.C. Brewer and W.D. Weatherford, Sr. Various other materials, such as religious correspondence, lectures, and material related to the Lake Junaluska conference, are included in this series. The typewritten transcripts of interviews with ministers, laypersons, and church groups recorded on audio tapes are included here. The tapes are located separately at the end of the collection. Box 62 contains a complete listing of tape codes and transcripts. NOTE: The boxes of tabulations from the religious survey are stored at the end of the collection.


Box 79 Sample Area 72 and Sample Area 73
  1. Church 2- minister, 06-27-59
  2. Church 3- minister, 06-21-59
  3. Church 2- layperson, 06-28-59
  4. Church 3- layperson, 06-21-59
  5. Church 1- group, n.d.
  6. Church 2- group, 06-29-59
  7. Church 3- group, 06-15-59
  8. Church 1- minister, 07-12-59
  9. Church 2- minister, 07-26-59
  10. Church 3- minister, 07-19-59
  11. Church 1- layperson, 07-12-59
  12. Church 2- layperson, 07-26-59
  13. Church 3- layperson, 07-19-59
  14. Church 1- group, n.d.
  15. Church 2- group, n.d.
  16. Church 3- group, n.d.
Box 80 Sample Area 74 and Sample Area 75
  1. Church 3- minister06-21-59
  2. Church 3- group, n.d.
  3. Church 1- minister07-12-59
  4. Church 2- minister07-19-59
  5. Church 3- minister07-12-59
  6. Church 1- layperson07-07-59
  7. Church 2- layperson 07-19-59
  8. Church 3- layperson 07-19-59
  9. Church 1- group, n.d.
  10. Church 2- group, n.d.
  11. Church 3- group, n.d.
Box 81
  1. Church Identification Sheets, n.d.
  2. Membership schedules, n.d.
  3. Membership schedules, n.d.
Box 82 General Church Schedules and Information
  1. Sample Area 12- Church 1, n.d.
  2. Sample Area 12- Church 2, n.d.
  3. Sample Area 12- Church 3, n.d.
  4. Sample Area 12- minister & layperson information, n.d.
  5. Sample Area 12- general church schedules, Jun 1959
  6. Sample Area 22- Church 1, 05-31-59
  7. Sample Area 22- Church 2, 05-31-59
  8. Sample Area 22- Church 3, 05-31-59
  9. Sample Area 22- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  10. Sample Area 22- general church schedules, n.d.
Box 83
  1. Sample Area 23- Church 1, Sep 1958
  2. Sample Area 23- Church 2, Apr, 1959
  3. Sample Area 23- Church 3, Aug 58-Apr 59
  4. Sample Area 23- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  5. Sample Area 23- general survey information, Aug 58-Jul 59
  6. Sample Area 23- old church schedules, Aug-Sep, 1959
  7. Sample Area 23, n.d.
  8. Sample Area 30- Church 1, n.d.
  9. Sample Area 30- Church 2, n.d.
  10. Sample Area 30- Church 3, n.d.
  11. Sample Area 30- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  12. Sample Area 30- church schedules, n.d.
Box 84
  1. Sample Area 32- Church 1, n.d.
  2. Sample Area 32- Church 2, n.d.
  3. Sample Area 32- Church 3, n.d.
  4. Sample Area 32- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  5. Sample Area 32- general church schedules, n.d.
  6. Sample Area 33- Church 1, n.d.
  7. Sample Area 33- Church 2, n.d.
  8. Sample Area 33- Church 3, n.d.
  9. Sample Area 33- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  10. Sample Area 33- general church schedules, n.d.
  11. Sample Area 40- Church 1, n.d.
  12. Sample Area 40- Church 2, n.d.
  13. Sample Area 40- Church 3, n.d.
  14. Sample Area 40- minister & layperson information, n.d.
  15. Sample Area 40- general church schedules, n.d.
  16. Sample Area 42- Church 1, n.d.
  17. Sample Area 42- Church 2, n.d.
  18. Sample Area 42- Church 3, n.d.
  19. Sample Area 42- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  20. Sample Area 42- general church schedules, n.d.
  21. Sample Area 43- Church 1, n.d.
  22. Sample Area 43- Church 2, n.d.
  23. Sample Area 43- Church 3, n.d.
  24. Sample Area 43- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  25. Sample Area 43- general church schedules, n.d.
  26. Sample Area 50- Church 1, n.d.
  27. Sample Area 50- Church 2, n.d.
  28. Sample Area 50- Church 3, n.d.
  29. Sample Area 50- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  30. Sample Area 50- general church schedules, n.d.
Box 85
  1. Sample Area 51- Church 1, n.d.
  2. Sample Area 51- Church 2, n.d.
  3. Sample Area 51- Church 3, n.d.
  4. Sample Area 51- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  5. Sample Area 51- general church schedules, n.d.
  6. Sample Area 52- Church 1, n.d.
  7. Sample Area 52- Church 2, n.d.
  8. Sample Area 52- Church 3, n.d.
  9. Sample Area 52- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  10. Sample Area 52- general church schedules, n.d.
  11. Sample Area 53- Church 1, n.d.
  12. Sample Area 53- Church 2, n.d.
  13. Sample Area 53- Church 3, n.d.
  14. Sample Area 53- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  15. Sample Area 53- general church schedules, n.d.
Box 86
  1. Sample Area 54- Church 1, n.d.
  2. Sample Area 54- Church 2, n.d.
  3. Sample Area 54- Church 3, n.d.
  4. Sample Area 54- minister & layperson schedules , n.d.
  5. Sample Area 54- general church schedules , n.d.
  6. Sample Area 60- Church 1, n.d.
  7. Sample Area 60- Church 2, n.d.
  8. Sample Area 60- Church 3, n.d.
  9. Sample Area 60- minister & layperson schedules, n.d.
  10. Sample Area 60- general church schedules , n.d.
  11. Sample Area 62- Church 1, n.d.
  12. Sample Area 62- Church 2, n.d.
  13. Sample Area 62- Church 3, n.d.
  14. Sample Area 62- minister & layperson schedules , n.d.
  15. Sample Area 62- general church schedules, n.d.
  16. Sample Area 63- Church 1, 1959
  17. Sample Area 63- Church 2, 1959
  18. Sample Area 63- Church 3, 1959
  19. Sample Area 63- minister & layperson, 1959
  20. Sample Area 63- general church schedules, 1959
  21. Sample Area 64- Church 1, 1959
  22. Sample Area 64- Church 2, 1959
  23. Sample Area 64- Church 3, 1959
  24. Sample Area 64- minister & layperson schedules, 1959
  25. Sample Area 64- general church schedules, 1959
Box 87
  1. Sample Area 65- Church 1, 1959
  2. Sample Area 65- minister & layperson schedules, 1959
  3. Sample Area 65- general church schedules, 1959
  4. Sample Area 70- Church 1, 1959
  5. Sample Area 70- Church 2, 1959
  6. Sample Area 70- Church 3, 1959
  7. Sample Area 70- minister & layperson schedules, 1959
  8. Sample Area 70- general church schedules, 1959
  9. Sample Area 72- Church 1, 1959
  10. Sample Area 72- Church 2, 1959
  11. Sample Area 72- Church 3, 1959
  12. Sample Area 72- minister & layperson schedules, 1959
  13. Sample Area 72- general church schedules, 1959
  14. Sample Area 73- miscellaneous file, 1959
  15. Sample Area 73- Church 1, 1959
  16. Sample Area 73- Church 2, 1959
  17. Sample Area 73- Church 3, 1959
  18. Sample Area 73- minister & layperson, 1959
  19. Sample Area 73- general church schedules, 1959
Box 88
  1. Sample Area 74- Church 1, 1959
  2. Sample Area 74- Church 2, 1959
  3. Sample Area 74- Church 3, 1959
  4. Sample Area 74- minister & layperson schedules, 1959
  5. Sample Area 74- general church schedules, 1959
  6. Sample Area 75- Church 1, 1959
  7. Sample Area 75- Church 2, 1959
  8. Sample Area 75- Church 3, 1959
  9. Sample Area 75- minister & layperson schedules, 1959
  10. Sample Area 75- general church schedules, 1959
  11. Extra general church schedules, 1959
Box 89 Brewer and Weatherford Manuscripts
  1. Brewer, E.D.C.: "Religion and the Churches", n.d.
  2. Brewer, E.D.C.: "Religion and the Churches", n.d.
  3. Brewer, E.D.C.: "Religion and Life in the Southern Appalachian Mountains" (renamed: "Religion in the Changing Highlands"), n.d.
  4. Brewer, E.D.C.: "Religion and Life in the Southern Appalachian Mountains" (renamed: "Religion in the Changing Highlands"), n.d.
  5. Weatherford, W.D., Sr.: "Background and Climate of Life", n.d.
  6. Weatherford, W.D., Sr.: "Background and Climate of Life" -original manuscript, n.d.
  7. Chapter outline: "Religion in the Changing Highlands" and editorial notes, n.d.
  8. Table of contents and cover page- "Life and Religion in Southern Appalachia", n.d.
  9. Reverend Carl Key- correspondence "Life and Religion in Southern Appalachia", n.d.
  10. Miscellaneous correspondence- "Life and Religion in Southern Appalachia", 1960
  11. Publication of Life and Religion in Southern Appalachia, n.d.
  12. Brewer, E.D.C.: "Religion in Custom and Change in the Mountains", 1958
  13. Weatherford: "Studies in Christian Experience" -original manuscript, Nov 1961
  14. Weatherford: "Studies in Christian Experience"-typed, Nov 1961
  15. Weatherford: Town and Country Church article, 1960
Box 90 Correspondence to Religious Leaders
  1. Contact Persons, n.d.
  2. Ayer, Perley F., Feb 58-Dec 61
  3. Baggett, Dr. John, 12-27-57
  4. Baird, Colvin, Feb 59-Jan 62
  5. Baley, Rev. W. Ross, n.d.
  6. Belew, Wendell M., Jan 58-Aug 62
  7. Brewer, Earl, n.d.
  8. Bischoff, John W., Feb 58-Jan 62
  9. Carr, Rev. James W., Jan 58-Jan 62
  10. Cash, A.B., Jan 58-Dec 61
  11. Cornett, Dr. Robert, Feb 58-Apr 58
  12. Cross, Dr. J.A., Jan 58-Feb 62
  13. Davidson, Rev. William, Jan 58-Jul 62
  14. Gum, Bishop Walter C., Feb 58-Aug 62
  15. Kerr, George P., Feb 58-Mar 61
  16. Lassetter, Rev. Hugh, n.d.
  17. Lightbourne, James Jr., n.d.
  18. Mansell, Rev. M.D., Feb 58-Jan 62
  19. Martin, Ira J., III, Mar 59-Feb 62
  20. Medearis, Rev. Dale ,Jan 58-Jun 61
  21. Moore, Dr. George V., Feb 58-Jan 62
  22. Mueller, Dr. E.W., Jun 58-Jan 62
  23. Pepper, Rev. Clayton A., Feb 58-Sep 62
  24. Randall, Naomi, Feb 58-Aug 62
  25. Randolph, H.S., n.d.
  26. Reed, W.E., n.d.
  27. Reynolds, Rev. Paul, Feb 58-Mar 63
  28. Rupe, Rev. Orus, Feb 58-Jan 62
  29. Ruschnan, Albert E., Mar 58-Apr 62
  30. Sells, Dr. James, Sep 60-Jan 63
  31. Smith, Dr. Richard K., Jan 58-Jan 62
  32. Watkins, Elizabeth, n.d.
  33. Wyckoff, William T., n.d.
  34. Comfort, Richard, Oct 57-Mar 63
Box 91 Religious Lectures
  1. Weatherford: "The Southern Appalachian Region: Its People, Its Problems", Jul, 1962
  2. Weatherford: "The School as the Real Arm of the Church, Jul, 1962
  3. Weatherford: "A Problem for the Future of Appalachia", n.d.
  4. D.M. Aldridge: "Present State of Training for Rural Mountain People", n.d.
  5. Dr. Ira McMillan: "A Thriving Sunday School in an Absentee Pastored Church", n.d.
  6. Ralph Prather: "Helping the Layman to Grow Spiritually", n.d.
  7. Eugene Smathers: "Conditions Under Which the Local Church Can Survive and How We Can Bring About Such Conditions", n.d.
  8. Brewer: " Constructive Plans and Programs in the Southern Mountain Areas", n.d.
  9. J.S. Bell: "A Religious Service Every Sunday in an Absentee Pastored Church, n.d.
  10. Mrs. R.T. Brown: "Making Women a Power in the Church", n.d.
  11. James Hankins: "Financing the Rural Church", n.d.
  12. Dr. Caradine Hooten: "The Role of the Church in Facing the Alcoholic Problem", n.d.
  13. Mrs. A.A. Jasperson: "Disintegration of Family Life", n.d.
  14. Jesse K. Lewis: "Youth and Crime", n.d.
  15. Rev. O. Worth May: "The Rural Church and Minority Groups", n.d.
  16. Rev. Robert McClure: "Meeting the Needs of Young People in a Rural Church Program", n.d.
  17. Rev. Nelson T. Baker: "How One Church and its Pastor Met the Recreational Needs of One Community", n.d.
  18. Roscoe Giffen: "Some Aspects of the Migration from the Southern Appalachians", n.d.
  19. Kermit Hunter: "Appalachian Traditions and Customs as Source Material for Great Drama", n.d.
Box 92 Supervisors of Sample Area Correspondence and Southern Appalachian Ministers- Correspondence
  1. Alabama General Supervisor- Earl Brewer, Mar, 1959
  2. Dekalb County, Alabama-, Mar-May 59
  3. Boyd County, Kentucky- John Flint, Dec, 1959
  4. North Carolina General Supervisor- John Waldrep, Mar, 1960
  5. Asheville, North Carolina- Ed Houck, Oct, 1959
  6. Transylvania County, North Carolina- Thor Hall, Jul-Aug, 1959
  7. Burke County, North Carolina- Nea McGlamery,Jun-Aug, 1959
  8. Chattanooga, Tennessee- Garland Hendricks, Mar 59-Jan 60
  9. Grayson County, Virginia- David Graybeal, Mar-Sep 59
  10. Rockingham County, Virginia- Don Flynn, Dec, 1959
  11. Dickerson County, Virginia- Wm. Ashdown & Ed West, Dec 59-Jan 60
  12. Mingo County, West Virginia- Father McDonald, Dec 59-Jan 60
  13. Roanoke County, Virginia- James Veach, Jul-Nov, 1959
  14. Allegheny County, Virginia-, Jul-Oct, 1959
  15. Charleston, West Virginia- E. Brewer & Allen Jackson, Jun, 1959
  16. Nicholas County, West Virginia- Nelson W. Finley, Jun 59-Jan 60
  17. Ferrum, Virginia- Dr. Sidney Sandridge, Jul-Sep, 1959
  18. Alabama- Methodist pastors, Jan, 1962
  19. Georgia- Methodist pastors, Jan, 1962
  20. Kentucky- Methodist pastors, Jan, 1962
  21. North Carolina- Methodist pastors, Jan, 1962
  22. Tennessee- Methodist pastors, Jan, 1962
  23. Virginia- Methodist pastors, Jan, 1962
  24. West Virginia- Methodist pastors, Jan, 1962
  25. David Graybeal- Pamphlet: "Methodism in Southern Appalachia", Jul, 1962
  26. Pamphlet: "The Ministry of the Methodist Church in Randolph County, North Carolina, 1962", 1962
  27. Trig James and James Sells: "Meeting of the Southeastern Jurisdictional Council of the Methodist Church", Sep, 1964
  28. Address to the Jurisdictional Council of the Jurisdictional Council of the Methodist Church, n.d.
  29. Brochure and church bulletin- Methodist Episcopal Church, Oct-Dec, 1964
  30. Southeastern Jurisdictional Council Members and Resolutions, Mar, 1961
  31. Trig Jamesca., 1962
  32. Newspaper Clippings- Methodism in Southern Appalachia, Aug-Sep, 1962
Box 93 Implementation of the Religious Study
  1. American Baptist Convention implementationNov 60-Sep 62
  2. Episcopal implementation Feb-Mar, 1962
  3. Disciples of Christ implementationJan 61-Sep 62
  4. Catholic Church implementation Jan 60-Apr 62
  5. Presbyterian implementationDec 60-Feb 62
  6. Southern Baptist implementationNov 61-Nov 62
  7. Seventh Day Adventist implementationSep-Nov, 1962
  8. United Church of Christ implementationMar-Nov, 1960
  9. Lutheran Church implementationDec, 1960
  10. Methodist implementationJun 61-Nov 62
  11. Lecture by Weatherford: "The Macedonian Call to American Methodism from the Southern Appalachian Mountains", n.d.
  12. Appalachian Missionary ConferenceAug 3-4, 1961
Box 94 Miscellaneous
  1. Mission information , n.d.
  2. Field workers' instruction manuals, 1959
  3. Summer field study- correspondence, 1959
  4. Field workers' applications, 1958
  5. Religious attitudes questionnaire , n.d.
Box 95 Miscellaneous - Lake Junaluska
  1. "What can Methodism do in Appalachia?", n.d.
  2. List of Lake Junaluska participants, Aug 1962
  3. Addresses given at Lake Junaluska conference, Aug, 1962
  4. Correspondence to Lake Junaluska delegates, Jul 62-Jan 63
  5. Weatherford - Lake Junaluska lectures, Aug 1962
  6. Lake Junaluska travel expense blanks, Aug 1962
  7. Lake Junaluska pamphlets and brochures, Aug 1962
  8. Lake Junaluska photographs, n.d.
  9. Minutes of the research staff, n.d.
  10. These Times magazine, Oct 1957
  11. Miscellaneous religious research file, 1958-1959
Box 96 General Religious Correspondence
  1. Home MissionsAug 59-Feb 60
  2. Missions Survey Projectca., 1957-1958
  3. Missions Survey Projectca., 1957-1958
  4. Missions Survey Projectca., 1957-1958
  5. Community studies Jul- Dec, 1958
  6. Studies in Christian experience, 1961-, 1962
  7. General religion files, 1958-1962
  8. General religion files, 1958-1962
  9. General religion files, 1958-1962
  10. Survey of religion- general photocopied materialca., 1959
Box 97 Religious Brochures
  1. Survey of religion - general, 1958-1959
  2. Presbyterian information, 1959-1968
  3. Lutheran information, 1957
  4. Methodist and coal mining information, 1951
  5. Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory- Birdie Ome, 1955
  6. Brewer- Study of Southern Baptists in Appalachia [green book- not in separate folder], 1959
  7. Baptist brochures, 1958
  8. Baptist brochures, 1943-1957

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