Accession Number: 16
Appalachian Presbyterians Survey Records
5.4 linear ft.
Series I - Reports
Series II - Coding
Series III - IBM Cards
Series IV - Interview
Series V - Miscellaneous
Access and Use
Provenance: The Appalachian Presbyterians Survey
Records were acquired from Hart M. Nelsen by Berea College in 1974.
They were opened for research in 1980.
Copyright Restrictions: Reproduction and/or analysis of the
computer data cards produced by Nelsen can be done only with his permission.
There are no other restrictions than those required by federal copyright
Preferred Citation: Appalachian Presbyterians Survey Records, Berea College
Special Collections & Archives, Berea, Ky.
Related College Archives:
13 Manuscript Boxes
This series consists of several preliminary and interim reports
published by Hart M. Nelsen, prior to the survey’s completion.
- “Bibliography on Appalachia: A Guide to Studies Dealing
with Appalachia in General and Including Rural and Urban Working
Class Attitudes Toward Religion, Education, and Social Change.”Research
Bulletin #4, Apr 1967.
- “The Appalachian Presbyterian: Some Rural - Urban Differences.” Research
Bulletin #5, Feb 1968.
- List of Survey Reports
- “The Presbyterian Church School Teacher in Appalachia,
A Preliminary Report.” Report 101, Feb 1968.
- “A Brief Comparison of the Appalachia Research Project
Sample with the Membership and Church Population from which the
Sample was Drawn.” Report 102, Feb 1968.
- “Differences Among Presbyterians in Appalachia, by Type
of Role Fulfilled in the Local Church.” Report 103, Apr
- "Differences Among Presbyterians in Appalachia: A Comparison
of Respondents’ Reading Levels to Other Variables.” Report
104, Apr 1968.
- “Differences Among Presbyteriansin Appalachia: A Comparison
of Respondents in Terms of Curriculum Used.” Report 105,
- “The Denominational Minister in a Rural Appalachian Setting:
Proponent or Opponent to Social Change?” Report 106, Apr
- “Correlates of Isolation.” Report 107, Jun 1968.
- “A Description of Different Types of Presbyterian Churches
in Appalachia.” Report 108, Aug 1968.
- “Variables Associated with Receptivity Toward Christian
Education.” Report 109, Aug 1968.
- “A Description of Presbyterian Church School Teachers
in Appalachia: Rural-Urban Differences.” Report 110, Sep
- “Characteristics of Eighteen Presbyterian Churches in
Appalachia: Rural-Urban Differences.” Report 111, Sep 1968.
- “Characteristics of the Church School Superintendent.” Report
112, Sep 1968.
- “The Internalization of Education As a Value in Rural
Appalachian Culture: Myth or Reality?” Report 113, Sep
- “Some Observations Concerning the Clerk of Session.” Report
114, Sep 1968.
- “Age Differences and Changing Attitudes of Presbyterians
in Appalachia.” Report 115, Sep 1968.
- “Isolation and Attitudes Toward Social Change.” Report
116, Oct 1968.
- “A Comparison of Religious Groupings in Appalachia: Presbyterian,
Episcopal, Church of God, Holiness; A Study Based on Southern
Appalachian Studies Data.” Research Bulletin #6,
|| Coding Instructions
|| Box 1, cont.
This series consists of instructions to survey workers for completing
individual participant schedules.
Box 1, continued
- Coding instructions 1968
- Appendix - interview schedules 1968
|| IBM Cards
|| Box 2
This series consists of two sets of IBM punch cards; one set
carries a usage restriction.
- IBM cards
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