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Franklin Parker Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-598

Scope and Contents

The Franklin Parker Collection contains materials that document the life of Myles Horton and his activities at the Highlander Research and Education Center (known prior to 1961 as the Highlander Folk School). Included are articles, newspaper clippings, publications, and correspondence.


  • 1941-2001 and undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.75 linear feet


Material is arranged alphabetically by author or subject.

Method of Acquisition

The Franklin Parker Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Franklin Parker, Pleasant Hill, Tenn., on November 29, 2001.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Brianne Johnson and opened for research in March 2007.
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA