Pine Mountain Settlement School Collection 1913-1975.


Pine Mountain Settlement School Collection 1913-1975.

Correspondence, clippings, publications, and photographs that document the School's founding and operation, the long service of Berea President Francis Hutchins on its Board of Directors, and the College's formal administrative arrangement with Pine Mountain during the 1950s and 1960s.

9 mss boxes (3.6 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7647573

Berea College, Hutchins Library

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Hutchins Library. Special Collections, (corporateBody)

Stuart Robinson School was a Presbyterian mission effort began in 1913 by the Rev. E.O. Guerrant. The school was located in Blackey, Letcher County, Kentucky and named for the Rev. Stuart Robinson, a Louisville Presbyterian minister who was particularly supportive of such eastern Kentucky mission work. Students at the school held various labor positions on campus in addition to their academic studies. Among the school's more notable graduates are former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Juanita Kreps ...

DeLong, Ethel. (person)

Creech, William, 1845-1918. (person)

Pettit, Katherine (person)

Katherine Pettit was born in 1868 near Lexington, Kentucky and was educated at schools in Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky. As an active member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), she made several summer trips to southeastern Kentucky between 1895 and 1901. In 1902, with WCTU funding, she and May Stone founded what would become Hindman Settlement School in Knott County. Particularly notable was an educational program that emphasized crafts, traditional music, and manual skills as...

Berea College (corporateBody)

Although the sources of photographs are not always indicated, the bulk was apparently generated in the Berea College Publicity Department and the College News Bureau. In addition, portions of the photographs were donated by individuals, most of whom have some connection with the College. Chief among these is Roy N. Walters who was dean of the Berea College Foundation School from 1943 to 1968. Walters established the College Publicity Department in 1933 and was an unofficial campus photographer t...

Pine Mountain Settlement School (Pine Mountain, Ky.) (corporateBody)

Pine Mountain Settlement School was incorporated by Katherine Pettit and Ethel DeLong in 1913 and operated as a boarding school until 1949. In addition to regular academic subjects, students were involved in traditional music and dance activities, and a labor program that helped run the school and develop useful skills. In the 1930s the curriculum was refocused towards trade professions and skills for rural community living. During the 1940s, the school temporarily came under the administration ...

Hutchins, Francis S. 1902-1988. (person)