Francis S. Hutchins Speeches Collection,1939-1967

Descriptive Summary

Francis S. Hutchins Speeches Collection,1939-1967
Berea College
3.2 lin. ft.
Appalachia -- Education
China -- History
Appalachia -- Education, adult
Appalachia -- Education, religious
Finding Aid Author
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Berea College

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Materials consist of copies of speeches delivered by Francis S. Hutchins during his tenure as president of Berea College.
Speeches were delivered at Berea College convocations, graduation exercises, and other ceremonial events; at other colleges, secondary schools, and educational institutions; and before a variety of educational associations, clubs, and private groups. General topics include education in Appalachia, adult education, Christian education, the role of Berea College, and the modern history and development of China.
Materials consist of typewritten copies of speeches, notes on speech outlines, and clippings or correspondence relevant to the occasion of the speech. The complete texts are not always present. Handwritten corrections or additions to texts and notes are sometimes included.
Folder list; item list; unpublished inventory/register.
Approximately 320 speeches are present for which indexes by title, general subject or place of delivery, and number, are provided.