Berea College faculty and staff oral history collection/ by Willis Weatherford.


Berea College faculty and staff oral history collection/ by Willis Weatherford.

This collection consists of thirty-five audio cassettes and transcripts of interviews with thirteen Berea College faculty and staff. Some were also alumni and the tenure with the College of several dated from the 1930s and 1940s. The project was initiated by Berea College president, Willis Weatherford, and the interviews were conducted by various other faculty members.

1.6 linear ft. (4 boxes).


SNAC Resource ID: 7172992

Berea College, Hutchins Library

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