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Appalachian Literature: The Adult and the Child Course Collection

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 408
The course, "Appalachian Literature: The Adult and the Child," was offered by the English department at East Tennessee State University June 4-24, 1992. The course focused on the concept of child as seen through Appalachian literature for adults and children. The course consisted of lectures given by Roberta Herrin and Robert J. Higgs of the English department; lectures given by guest artists and scholars; and videos on topics related to the child in Appalachian literature. The collection consists of 14 audiocassettes of the lectures. Among the guest lecturers were writers Jeff Daniel Marion, George Ella Lyon, Gurney Norman, and Jim Wayne Miller. The course syllabus has been placed in the case file.

Dates

  • June 4-24, 1992

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The audiotapes are open for research.

Extent

14.00 Sound recordings

1.00 Boxes

Arrangement

The audiotapes are arranged chronologically.

Method of Acquisition

Roberta Herrin and Robert J. Higgs of the English department at East Tennessee State University donated the Appalachian Literature: The Adult and the Child Course Collection to the archives on July 17, 1992. Archives staff completed processing of the collection in April 1999.

Processing Information

Processing of the collection was completed in April 1999 by Marie Tedesco.
Author
Marie Tedesco
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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