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Yesterday's People: Life in Contemporary Appalachia manuscript, 1964

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67M146 Yesterday's people; life in contemporary Appalachia manuscript, 1964-1966 67M146 Finding aid prepared by Ida Sell University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 December 16 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-05T10:31-0500 Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard Yesterday's People: Life in Contemporary Appalachia manuscript 67M146 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1.13 Cubic feet 3 boxes 1964-1966 Custodial History note Underwood, Mrs. Thomas R. Gift, 1960. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Preferred Citation note 67M146: [Identification of item], Yesterday's people: life in contemporary Appalachia manuscript, 1964-1966, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note Jack Edgar Weller, a New York-born Presbyterian minister, moved to West Virginia and spent 13 years working in Appalachia before writing the book, Yesterday's People, which was published by University of Kentucky Press in 1965. Scope and Contents note The Yesterday's People: life in contemporary Appalachia manuscript includes the original manuscript, revisions, galleys, and proofs of Jack Edgar Weller's book and materials written before publication. Also, it contains correspondence and several reviews from national journals and local newspapers. Yesterday's People describes the culture and customs of the Southern Appalachian people, and presents an analysis of their problems. These documents show the various stages, from manuscript copy to final proofs, in the production of this book. Also included are letters written by publishers and individuals in response to Weller's attempts to publish his work. Arrangement note The collection is arranged by format. University Press of Kentucky. Weller, Jack E. Appalachian Region. Books--Reviews. Drafts. Proofs (Printing) Galley with Corrections 1 1 undated Galley Copy 1 2 undated Galley with Office Corrections 1 3 undated Page Proof with Corrections 1 4 undated Page Proof Copy 1 5 undated Layout for Foreward, Acknowledgement, Jacket, and Blurb 1 6 undated Correspondence about Subject and Publication 1 7 1964 March 7-1966 February 9 Xerox Copies of Reviews 1 8 1966 Galley Copy 2 1 undated Revised or Recopied Materials 2 2 undated Original Manuscript 2 3-5 undated Original Typescript 2 6-7 undated Proof Copy of Introductory Note, Introduction, Chapters 1-4 2 8 undated Proof Reader's Copy of Chapter 5-8, appendix, and Footnotes 3 1 undated Prepublication Material: Southern Appalachia: A Study of its Culture and More 3 2 1965 March