Pine Mountain Settlement School Miscellany Collection,1913-1975

Descriptive Summary

Pine Mountain Settlement School Miscellany Collection,1913-1975
Pine Mountain Settlement School
1.3 lin. ft.
Settlements -- Line Fork Settlement
Women -- Settlement workers
Appalachia -- Schools, settlement
Women -- Physicians
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Education
Gilley, Kentucky -- Line Fork Settle
Schools, settlement -- Pine Mountain Settlement School
Appalachia -- Education
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Schools, settlement
Pine Mountain, Kentucky -- Pine Mountain Settlement School
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Berea College

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Materials are comprised of documentation of Pine Mountain Settlement School collected by Berea College library staff and include correspondence, reports, clippings and printed materials.
Correspondence (1915 - 1950) includes business letters describing conditions at Pine Mountain Settlement School, requests for financial aid, details of future plans, and other topics. Correspondents include Katherine Pettit, William J. Hutchins, Francis S. Hutchins, and Adelaide Gundlach. Progress reports (1913 - 1917) were written to detail School programs and to solicit funds. Many were written and signed by Ethel deLong.
Other materials include: essays and stories by students and staff (1 folder; n.d.); newsclippings (1922 - 1975); printed school calendars (1914 - 1971, various years); and Line Fork Settlement notes (1926 - 1933), which contain copies of letters from Dr. Ida S. Stapleton written from "the Cabin," a Pine Mountain School medical outpost in Gilley.
Unpublished inventory/register.