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Brian Chisom Research Paper

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0357

Scope and Contents

The Brian Chisom Research Paper is a 23-page research paper and an accompanying 90-minute audio cassette tape recording of commercially produced folk songs that depict the poverty of Appalachia. The paper describes economic, political, and educational issues surrounding the attempts to "revitalize" Appalachia by the federal government during the 1960s.


  • 1989

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.


0.10 linear feet

1.00 sound recordings

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Method of Acquisition

The Brian Chisom Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Brian Chisom on February 26, 1990.

Processing Information

Becky Tuthill, Melissa Garant and Scott Schwartz completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers on February 18, 1991.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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