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Brainard Cheney Play

 Collection — Box: E (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-0252

Scope and Contents

The Brainard Cheney Play is a photocopy of Cheney's play "Strangers in This World," an unpublished musical play about snake handling at a fictionalized version of the Dolley Pond Church.


  • 1951


Conditions Governing Use

The Archives of Appalachia may not grant permission for use or duplicate this play for any reason. All requests must be directed to Vanderbilt University Special Collections.


0.10 linear feet

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Method of Acquisition

The Brainard Cheney Play was photocopied from the original held by Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Archives, Nashville, Tennessee with the permission of Brainard Cheney. Accession number 1986-008.

Existence and Location of Originals

The play was copied from the original which is contained in the Brainard Cheney and Frances Neel Cheney Papers held by Vanderbilt University Special Collections.

Processing Information

J.Shelton and Tim Cook completed processing and the papers were opened for research in September 1986.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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