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Guide to the Scientists and Engineers for Appalachia Records
 

Accession Number: 64
Scientists and Engineers for Appalachia Records, 1969-1979
2.4 linear ft.
Online Catalog Record (BANC)

Overview
History
Series Description
Series I - History and Objectives
Series II - Organizational Files
Series III - Membership
Series IV - Correspondence
Series V - Communication and Reference Activities
Series VI - Annual Meetings
Series VII - Newsletters and Bulletins
Series VIII - Photographs
Series IX - Miscellaneous
Series X - Subject Files
Series XI - Reel-to-Reel Audio Recordings

Access and Use

Provenance: Materials in this collection were obtained from two members of SEA. There are no restrictions placed on this collection other than federal copyright regulations.

Preferred Citation: Scientists and Engineers for Appalachia Records, Berea College Special Collections & Archives, Berea, Ky.

Series Description
6 Manuscript Boxes

Series I History and Objectives Box 1

Historical and reference material pertaining to SEA, from its inception in 1969-70 up until its disbandment in 1979.

Box 1

  1. History and Objectives
  2. Prospectus
Series II Organizational Files Box 1, cont.

Organizational Files include Annual Reports, Board of Directors' meetings (1970-1977), By-Laws, Incorporation Certificate, dues and finance, and minutes and agendas for all organizational meetings.

Box 1

  1. Annual Reports
  2. Board of Director's Meetings, Minutes and Agendas
  3. Board of Director's Meetings, Minutes and Agendas, 1970
  4. Board of Director's Meetings, Minutes and Agendas, 1971
  5. Board of Director's Meetings, Minutes and Agendas, 1972
  6. Board of Director's Meetings, Minutes and Agendas, 1973
  7. Board of Director's Meetings, Minutes and Agendas, 1974
  8. Board of Director's Meetings, Minutes and Agendas, 1975-77
  9. Board of Director's Meetings, Minutes and Agendas (nd)
  10. By-Laws
  11. Certificate of Incorporation
  12. Dues and Finance
  13. Executive Committee Minutes and Agendas
  14. Organizational Meetings
Series III Membership Box 1, cont.

Membership files include biographical sketches, information on becoming a member, consultant registry, elections, institutional members, and membership drives.

Box 1

  1. Biographical sketches
  2. Consultant registry
  3. Elections
  4. Institutional members
  5. Membership applications, form
  6. Membership committee
  7. Membership drive
  8. Membership rosters
Series IV Correspondence Box 2

Correspondence between SEA members and other individuals between the years 1970 and 1979, arranged by date.

Box 2

  1. Correspondence, 1970
  2. Correspondence, 1971
  3. Correspondence, 1972
  4. Correspondence, 1973
  5. Correspondence, 1974
  6. Correspondence, 1974
  7. Correspondence, 1974
  8. Correspondence, 1975
  9. Correspondence, 1975
  10. Correspondence, 1975
  11. Correspondence, 1976
  12. Correspondence, 1977
  13. Correspondence, 1977
  14. Correspondence, 1978
  15. Correspondence, 1979
  16. Correspondence (nd)
Series V Communication and Reference Activities Box 3

Communication and Reference activities have been categorized into four groups: Education, Improving Appalachia, Energy, and Environment. These activities were all geared to developing better living standards for the people who live in the region.

Box 3

  1. Education
  2. Improving Life in Appalachia
  3. Industry and Business Development (articles)
  4. Industry and Business Development, Economic
  5. Industry and Business Development, Industrial
  6. Spin Off Enterprise
  7. Energy Articles, Solar Heating
  8. Energy, Solar Symposium
  9. Energy, Breeder Reactor Workshop
  10. Energy, Electronics
  11. Environment, Air Quality Control
  12. Environment, Coal Production
  13. Environment, Lee's College Strip Mine Reclamation Project
  14. Environment, Cumberland Mudslide, 1972
  15. Environment, Upper Cumberland, Flood Control Project
  16. Environment, Flooding Symposium
  17. Environment, Flooding Symposium
  18. Environment, Flooding Symposium
  19. Environment, Natural Resources (papers presented to SEA)
  20. Environment, Natural Resources, Solid Waste Disposal
Series VI Annual Meetings Box 4

This file includes information relating to the SEA annual meetings held from 1970-1975.

Box 4

  1. Annual Meetings, 1970
  2. Annual Meetings, 1971
  3. Annual Meetings, 1972
  4. Annual Meetings, 1973
  5. Annual Meetings, 1974
  6. Annual Meetings, 1975
Series VII Newsletters and Bulletins Box 4, cont.

This file includes SEA newsletters published between July, 1970 and July, 1977, along with the mailing lists.

Box 4

  1. Newsletters and Bulletins (July, 1970-July, 77)
  2. Newsletters and Bulletins Mailing List
Series VIII Photographs Box 4, cont.

This is a file of photographs of SEA events and people who worked closely with the SEA throughout the seventies.

Box 4

    1. Photographs (assortment of photos taken between the years of 1970 and 1980).
Series IX Miscellaneous Box 4, cont.

Miscellaneous information, i.e., articles publicizing the SEA, Inventor's Fair, and other activities.

Box 4

  1. Articles
  2. Designs For The SEA Emblem
  3. Form Letters
  4. Inventor's Fair
  5. Inventor's Fair
  6. Miscellaneous
  7. Publicity
  8. Trade and Technology; TIC-SEA Conference
Series X Subject Files Box 5

Series 10 includes an assortment of businesses and associations that had a relationship with the SEA.

Box 5

  1. Adroit (addressograph company)
  2. Appalachian Journal
  3. Appalachian Consortium
  4. Commission on Religion in Appalachia (CORA)
  5. Commission on Religion in Appalachia
  6. Community Development; David, Kentucky
  7. Community and Industrial Development Information; North Carolina
  8. Environmental newspapers
  9. Geological maps of Kentucky
  10. The Journal (educational journal)
  11. National Legislative Conference (Kentucky legislative concerns)
  12. National Legislative Conference, Committee on Science and Technology (questionaire)
  13. Oak Ridge Associated Universities
  14. Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  15. Proprietary Schools
  16. Program solicitation
  17. Science and Appalachia, by Margaret Blair Price (typescript booklet)
  18. Severance Tax Bill, US Senate
  19. Social Science Index (Berea College Library)
  20. Tennessee Institute of Chemists (TIC)
  21. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
  22. TVA Environmental Statement
  23. Texas Instruments
  24. University of Tennessee
  25. Waldemar Noll Physics Symposium
Series XI Reel-to-Reel Audio Recordings Box 6

This series includes eleven reel-to-reel audio recordings that document two mid 1970s SEA-sponsored symposia. One, on the Clinch River Nuclear Reactor Symposium, was held in 1976 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The other, relating to strip mining and flooding in Appalachia, was held at Berea in November1977.

Box 6

  1. Strip Mining and Flooding Symposium: Morning Session Tapes 1-5 (11-10-1977)
  2. Question and Answer Period Tapes 1-4 (11-10-1977)
  3. Clinch River Breeder Reactor Symposium: Tapes 1-2

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