Kentucky Appalachian Region materials

Abstract

The Kentucky Appalachian Region materials (1970s-1980s, 0.68 cubic feet, 2 boxes) comprise documents, correspondence, and newsletters relating to the Appalachian region of Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Kentucky Appalachian Region materials
Date
1974-1985
Extent
0.68 Cubic feet
Subjects
Coal mines and mining--Appalachian Region
Newsletters
Poverty--Appalachian Region
Rural development--Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by subject.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Ashley Evans
Preferred Citation
2014ms0229 : [identification of item], Kentucky Appalachian Region materials, 1974-1985, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Appalachian Alliance, Council of the Southern Mountains, David Community Development Corp., Highlander Research and Education Center, Human/Economic Appalachian Development Corp., Kentucky Fair Tax Coalition, Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Social Justice, and Southern Poverty Law Center are involved in and organize various political, social, and economic campaigns to improve and provide aid to the Appalachian region.
Scope and Content
The Kentucky Appalachian Region materials (1970s-1980s, 0.68 cubic feet, 2 boxes) comprise documents, correspondence, and newsletters relating to the Appalachian region of Kentucky. The collection includes materials from the Appalachian Alliance, Council of the Southern Mountains, David Community Development Corporation, Highlander Research and Education Center, Human/Economic Appalachian Development Corporation, Kentucky Fair Tax Coalition, Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Social Justice, and Southern Poverty Law Center. Notable subjects include poverty, coal miners, and rural development.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Appalachian Alliance, 1977-1984

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Council of the Southern Mountains, 1979-1985

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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David Community Development Corp., 1977-1983

  • Box 1, Folder 3-4
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Highlander Research and Education Center, 1981-1985

  • Box 1, Folder 5
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Human/Economic Appalachian Development Corp., 1974-1982

  • Box 1, Folder 6
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Kentucky Fair Tax Coalition, 1982-1983

  • Box 1, Folder 7
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Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Social Justice, 1982-1985

  • Box 1, Folder 8
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Southern Poverty Law Center, 1975-1985

  • Box 2, Folder 1
  • Box 1, Folder 9
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