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Guide to the Settlement Institutions of Appalachia Papers, Series VII-VIII
 

Accession Number: 36
Settlement Institutions of Appalachia Papers, 1969-1981
Bulk Dates, 1973-1979
14.4 linear feet
Online Catalog Record (BANC)

Overview and History
Series I - Foundations
Series II - General
Series III - Administrative Files
Series IV - Financial Records
Series V - Programs/Projects
Series VI - Settlement Schools
Series VII - Correspondence
Series VIII - Publications

Access and Use

Provenance: In 1982, Executive Secretary Loren Kramer turned over the records of the organization to the Berea College Special Collections & Archives for preservation.

Preferred Citation: The Settlement Institutions of Appalachia Papers, Berea College Library, Berea, Ky.

Series VII Correspondence Boxes 28-32

Most of the letters in this section are from the presidents of different settlement schools and from the leadership of SIA.

The majority of correspondence is written to or by Erwin C. Goering, Robert Rowland, and Loren Kramer. Most of Erwin Goering's correspondence was written between 1974-1976 and deals with issues and problems facing SIA. Robert Rowland's correspondence dates from about 1973-1974. Loren Kramer was executive secretary of SIA from 1976-1980, but his correspondence starts in1969.

Box 28

  1. Paul J. Alderink Correspondence, 1971,1973-1974
  2. Harold E. Barnett Correspondence,1972-1974,01981
  3. Glenn Biddle Correspondence, (A-Z 1973-1976)
  4. Alvin Boggs Correspondence, 1973-1974
  5. Gladys Campbell Correspondence, Dec.1973-May 1974
  6. Ralph T. Curtis Correspondence 1 (Sept. 1973- Feb. 1974)
  7. Ralph T. Curtis Correspondence 2 (Mar. 1974-May 1974)
  8. Ralph T. Curtis Correspondence 3 (June-December 1974)
  9. Ralph T. Curtis Correspondence 4 (1975)
  10. Robert K. Davis Correspondence, 1973-1974,1976,1980
  11. Edward T. Ehresman Correspondence, 1976-1978
  12. Erwin C. Goering Correspondence (General A-Z)
  13. Erwin C. Goering Correspondence (General)
  14. Erwin C. Goering/Rev. Paul J. Alderlink Correspondence, July 1974-July 1975
  15. Erwin C. Goering/Harold E. Barnett (Sept. 1974-Nov. 1975)

Box 29

  1. Erwin C. Goering/Glenn Diddle Correspondence (Sept. 1974-Feb1976)
  2. Erwin C. Goering/Alvin Boggs Correspondence (Aug 1974-Dec. 1975)
  3. Erwin C. Goering/George Buchanan Correspondence(June 1974-Mar 1976)
  4. Erwin C. Goering/Robert K. Davies (July 1974-Dec. 1975
  5. Erwin C. Goering/Edward T. Ehresman (July 1974-April 1976)
  6. Erwin C. Goering/Carol Enters Correspondence (1975)
  7. Erwin C. Goering/Albert Gore Correspondence (1975)
  8. Erwin C. Goering/Doyce C. Gunter Correspondence (1975)
  9. Erwin C. Goering/Maggie Masters Correspondence (1974-Jan. 1976)
  10. Erwin C. Goering/Eldon H. Miller Correspondence (1974-1975)
  11. Erwin C. Goering/Barkley Moore Correspondence (1974-1976)
  12. Erwin C. Goering/Donald Stillwell Correspondence (1974-1976)
  13. Joyce Hancock Correspondence (A-Z 1980-1981)
  14. Earl F. Hayes Correspondence (1973-1974)
  15. Loyal Jones Correspondence 1973-1976
  16. Harry H. Kalas Correspondence 1973-1975
  17. Harold W. McSwain Correspondence 1973-1974
  18. Barkley Moore Correspondence 1973-1975,1979
  19. Harold L. Oram, Inc. Correspondence 1973
  20. Richard J. Palmer Correspondence 1972-1974, 1976
  21. E. Wayne Phillips Correspondence 1971-1972
  22. John Ramsey Correspondence (A-Z 1969,1973-1975)
  23. Robert R. Rowland Correspondence (General A-Z 1973-1974)
  24. Robert R. Rowland/Alvin Boggs Correspondence 1973-1974
  25. Robert R. Rowland/George Buchanan Correspondence 1973-1974
  26. Robert R. Rowland/Erwin C. Goering Correspondence 1974-1976
  27. Robert R. Rowland/Valley Fidelity Bank (Nov. 1973-Feb. 1974)

Box 30

  1. Milton Smith Correspondence, 1975
  2. Jim Stokely Correspondence 1974-1977
  3. Rispah Wood Correspondence, 1975
  4. Consortium Correspondence, 1975-1977
  5. Correspondence on Moral and Spiritual Values in Education(October 2, 1979)
  6. SIA Finance Committee Correspondence (John Ramsey Files),1973
  7. SIA Intern Proposal Correspondence (1969-1978)
  8. Correspondence on SIA Workshop: Appalachian Funds (1977-1978)
  9. SIA General Correspondence (A-Z)

Box 31

  1. Loren Kramer Correspondence (A-F)
  2. Loren Kramer Correspondence (G-Mi)
  3. Loren Kramer Correspondence (Mo-Z)
  4. Loren Kramer Correspondence (Check Lists Returns) 1969
  5. Loren Kramer/Alvin Boggs Correspondence (July 1976-April 1980)
  6. Loren Kramer/George C. Buchanan Correspondence (March 1977-January 1979)
  7. Loren Kramer/Robert K. Davies Correspondence (April 1976-June 1980)
  8. Loren Kramer/Edward Ehresman Correspondence (June 1976-May 1978)
  9. Loren Kramer/Erwin C. Goering Correspondence(October 1974-November 1977)
  10. Loren Kramer/Roger Hommes Correspondence(July 1976-May 1978)
  11. Loren Kramer/Barkley Moore Correspondence(December 1972-March 1979)
  12. Loren Kramer/Mike Mullins Correspondence, 1978,1984-86
  13. Loren Kramer/Robert Rowland Correspondence (August 1973-January 1974)
  14. Loren Kramer/Secretary of State Correspondence, 1969
  15. Loren Kramer/Willis D. Weatherford Correspondence (June 1976-May 1979)

Box 32

  1. Thank you Notes for Donation A-B
  2. Thank you Notes for Donation C-F
  3. Thank you Notes for Donation G-J
  4. Thank you Notes for Donation K
  5. Thank you Notes for Donations L-M
  6. Thank you Notes for Donation N-R
  7. Thank you Notes for Donations S-T
  8. Thank you Notes for Donations V-Z
  9. Job Inquiry Correspondence 1974-1976
Series VIII Publications Boxes 33-36

Material in this series includes brochures, newspaper articles, magazine articles, and newsletters. The newsletters are mostly from the various settlement schools, recounting school projects and the activities of students. Jim Stokely's work "To Make a Life" is also included. It has some information on the Settlement Schools and tells how each was originally started.

Box 33

  1. "The Acquainter" (Jan.1977-Feb.1978, Aug.1978, April-Dec. 1979,1980)
  2. Newsletters for Appalachia Center at Berea College, 1975,1979,1980,1981
  3. "The Appalachian Reporter," Aug. 1980-May 1981
  4. Appalachian Folklife Center Publications
  5. Articles on Appalachia (Loyal Jones, Cratis Williams, Shirley Williams)
  6. "Brotherhood Beacon" (Sept. 1978-July 1980)
  7. "Buy a Broom Besom: The story of a Broom" by Wm. Henry Young 1976
  8. 1976-1977 Catalog on the Appalachian South
  9. Federal Resources and Rural Health Reports #3-7,9 (Aug. 1977)
  10. "Folklife Center News" (1978-1979)
  11. Newsletter of Folk School Association (Summer 1980,Winter 1981)
  12. "Fotched on Women" Grant, Application by Debbie Gray

Box 34

  1. Giving USA: American Philanthropy (July-Aug.1973, Apr. 1976)
  2. "Highlander Reports" (Dec. 1980, Mar. 1981, April 1984)
  3. John C. Campbell Folk Schools
  4. Loren Kramer: SIA in Southern Appalachia
  5. Moral and Spiritual Values in Education (Jan 1979)
  6. "The Mountain Echo" (Hindman Settlement School)
  7. Mountain Memories - Oral History of Alice Lloyd College (Summer 1976, Winter 1977)
  8. Mountain Review (October 1979)
  9. "Oneida Mountaineer" (1984-1987)
  10. Pine Mountain Settlement School

Box 35

  1. Red Bird Mission Brochures, Newsletters, 1973,1974
  2. "Red Bird Notes," "The Settler"
  3. SIA Reports, 1980,1981
  4. Solar Energy Publications, 1970
  5. "Think" Ky. Humanities Council (Summer 1980,1981)
  6. Working Papers: 1st National Conference on Rural America (April 14-17, 1975)
  7. Miscellaneous Publications
  8. Brochures on Settlement Schools and SIA
  9. Brochures: Lotts Creek-Cordia

Box 36

  1. Stokely, Jim (Writings)
  2. Stokely, Jim (SIA Writings)
  3. Jim Stokely's "To Make A Life," publication on SIA Schools
  4. Jim Stokely's "To Make a Life"
  5. Jim Stokely's "To Make a Life," copy for Erwin C. Goering, 1977
  6. Stokely, Wilma Dykeman and James, Articles

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