Hutchins Library
Special Collections & Archives
Guide to the Red Bird Mission Records, Part B

Accession Number: 44
Red Bird Mission Records
Selected Records 1921-1981
Selected Photographs 1920-1985
Online Catalog Record (BANC)

Series Description
Part A: Selected Records
   Series I
   Series II
   Series III
      Subseries IIIa
      Subseries IIIb
      Subseries IIIc
   Series IV
   Series V
Part B: Selected Photographs

Access and Use:

Provenance: Red Bird Mission records were collected and organized in 1982. Those having administrative, legal or historical value were microfilmed at the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives and all then returned to the Mission. The resultant microfilm master negative is owned by Berea College. A user copy is available for researchers. Selected photographs were also organized and copied. The copy negatives and a set of copy prints are owned by Berea College. A second set of copy prints and all originals were returned to Red Bird Mission.
Copyright: Berea College does not own the copyright for the manuscripts or printed documents included in this microfilm edition. Therefore, it is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission to publish from the Red Bird Mission or its successors and assigns. Permission has been granted by Red Bird Mission for Berea College to reproduce all or part of the school's photographs and to use them in slide or film presentations, display them or loan them for displays, and to allow their use by researchers for reproduction and publication.
Preferred Citation: The proper credit line for all of the above uses shall be, "Red Bird Mission Records, Berea College Special Collections & Archives, Berea, Ky."

Related Berea College Archives

Henderson Settlement School Records, 1925-1984, SAA 49

Part B Selected Photographs Boxes 5-11

This series consists of 698 images which provide visual documentation of Red Bird Mission from the 1920s through the mid 1980’s. The photographs from the 1920s are rich in depiction of activities during the Mission's formative years. Included are views of the original buildings, students, staff, local residents, and landscapes. Folk arts, the hospital and community events are also depicted. Photographic records were continuous through the 1980s, providing a chronological documentation of Red Bird Mission. In addition to these images, there are also three 35mm filmstrips and two 16mm film reels available at the school.

Box 5

  1. Activities

Box 6

  1. Activities (Continued)
  2. Allegory
  3. Animals
  4. Architecture

Box 7

  1. Architecture (Continued)
  2. Artifacts

Box 8

  1. Campus Buildings and Grounds
  2. Ceremonies

Box 9

  1. Dress
  2. Events
  3. Folk Arts
  4. Industries

Box 10

  1. Interiors
  2. Landscapes

Box 11

  1. Music

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