Appalachian Alliance Records
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents
The Appalachian Alliance Records document various concerns and issues of interest to members of the organization, including Appalachian land ownership, coal mining and other mineral development, mining disasters, health, safety, and environmental issues, among other concerns. Also included are general office files documenting the operations and management of the alliance. Material in the collection includes general office files, financial records, correspondence, newsletters, reports, pamphlets, brochures, and miscellaneous printed matter.
- Appalachian Alliance (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
10.00 linear feet
The collection is arranged into two series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1975-1983 and undated, and Series 2, Publications, 1977-1983.
Method of Acquisition
The Appalachian Alliance Records were donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Jim Sessions and Joseph A. Szakos, New Market, Tenn., on September 21, 1998.
Mary Dykes completed processing the collection in August 2008.
- Agriculture -- Appalachian Region, Southern
- Appalachian Land Ownership Task Force
- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Economic conditions
- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social conditions
- Coal mines and mining
- Commission on Religion in Appalachia
- Community development -- Appalachian Region, Southern
- Corporation records
- Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.)
- Kentucky Fair Tax Coalition
- Land use--Appalachian Region
- Ledgers (account books)
- Miners--Health and hygiene
- Mines and mineral resources--Appalachian Region
- Personal papers
- Publications (document genre)
- Strip mining
- Mary Dykes
- Language of description