Appalachian Literature: The Adult and the Child Course Collection
Scope and Contents
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.
- Creation: June 5-25, 1992
- Herrin, Roberta (Person)
- Junius Griffin (Speaker, Person)
- Quillen, Rita Sims (Speaker, Person)
- Lyon, George Ella, 1949- (Speaker, Person)
- Marion, Jeff Daniel, 1940- (Speaker, Person)
- Carson, Jo, 1946-2011 (Speaker, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Please allow extra time for reformatting/digitization of these tapes when requesting them.
Conditions Governing Use
The tapes may be duplicated for educational and research use only.
14.00 sound recordings
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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.
The course syllabus is in the collection file and may be viewed or copied on request.
Processing of the collection was completed in April 1999 by Marie Tedesco.
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