circa 110 cubic feet (245 boxes) Throughout his academic career, sociologist and longtime University of Kentucky faculty member, James S. Brown made intensive studies of community life in eastern Kentucky. Set in Clay and Lee Counties, his "Beech Creek" studies constitute significant longitudinal research on kinship structure, social change, and migration in a 20th century American rural community. Materials include Brown's field notes from the Beech Creek work as well as other research and data, correspondence, publications, presentations and lectures, memorabilia, and photographs.
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