East Tennessee State University. Institute for Appalachian Affairs
The Institute for Appalachian Affairs (IAA) at East Tennessee State University was founded in 1978 as an outgrowth of university's commitment to quality education and scholarly research and to the preservation of the social and cultural heritage of the southern Appalachian region. The IAA planned, developed, and implemented programs and projects to meet the identified needs of the academic and non-academic communities. The oversight committee for IAA was appointed in July 1983 by Dr. Lattie Collins, interim vice-president for academic affairs. Members of the committee were Dr. Ellen Garrison, Dr. Emmett Essin, Alvin Gerhardt, Dr. Judith Hammond, Dr. Jack Shrader, Dr. J. Squibb, Dr. Abbott Brayton, and Ambrose Manning.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Arrangement The collection is organized into five series as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1978 and undated; Series 2, Scrapbook, 1978; Series 3, Audio-Visual Recordings, 1978; Series 4, Newspaper Negative Sheets, 1978; and Series 5, Photographs, 1978.
Scope and Contents The Oversight Committee for the Institute for Appalachian Affairs (IAA) Records date from 1978 to 1984 with the year 1983 predominating. The records contain correspondence, reports, notes, minutes, surveys, a prospectus, and evaluations. Significant subjects included are internal search for a new director for the institute, goals and long range plans for the institute, programs and projects of the institute, and selection of committee members. These records document the criteria by...