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Kipp Dawson Papers

Identifier: AppMs-0826

Scope and Contents

The Kipp Dawson Papers reflect Kipp Dawson’s roles as woman coalminer, scholar, and political organizer, as well as her affiliations with the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) and the Coal Employment Project (CEP). The papers contain research papers and notes; newspaper clippings; publications; teaching materials; surveys of Pennsylvania women miners; correspondence with Donnie Thornsbury; and minutes, newsletters, and related materials of the Pennsylvania Support Group of the Coal Employment Project.


  • Creation: 1974-1994


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.


1.00 linear feet

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Kipp Dawson donated the papers on August 3, 2013, accession 2013-035.

Processing Information

With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, project archivist Nick Shaner completed processing the collection in 2023.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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