Guide to the Alice Justice Kinder Manuscript, circa 1994

Summary Information

Title: Alice Justice Kinder Manuscript, circa 1994
Collection: AC.144
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

The Alice Justice Kinder Manuscript contains the proof copies of the novel, The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy by Alice J. Kinder and her father William M. Justice. Willie-Boy and The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy was based on an autobiography written by William Justice prior to his death in 1968. Kinder adapted and published it.

Creator: Kinder, Alice Justice

Biographical/Historical Note

Alice J. Kinder was native to Pikeville, Kentucky and worked a school teacher. She wrote the "Mountain Roots" column for the Appalachian News-Express in Pikeville, Kentucky and approximate twelve books including Climbing Steps : a history of the Grace Baptist Church, 1947- 1964 (1965), Mama's Kitchen Windows: Vignettes from Life in the Kentucky Hills (1977), Papa's Neighbors: Glimpses of Life in the Kentucky Hills (1979), Mama's Pathway to Heaven (1983), Papa's Walking Shoes (1986), Old-fashioned Mountain Mothers (1981), Mountain Seasons (1986), Mountain Mothers I: Mountain Roots (1986), William C. Hambley: the Mayor Who Moved a Mountain (1988), Willie-Boy (1988), The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy (1994), Family Roots (1994). Pikeville College awarded Kinder an honorary doctorate degree for her writing. Kinder also received two Kentucky Colonel awards for her contributions to Appalachian literature.

Scope and Contents

The Alice Justice Kinder Manuscript contains the proof copies of the novel, The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy by Alice J. Kinder and her father William M. Justice. Willie-Boy and The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy was based on an autobiography written by William Justice prior to his death in 1968. Kinder adapted and published it.  The plot of The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy focuses on the life of the Justice family after William Justice graduated from high school. Autobiographical in nature, it describes Justice's early years as a school teacher and husband and follows his life through until his death.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in one folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.

Acquisitions Information

Alice J. Kinder donated this collection to the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection on November 21, 1994. The accession number is MKA. This collection was opened to the public on 20 August 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Deborah Bell, Kathryn Staley, 2002; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, May 2005

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.144: Alice Justice Kinder Manuscript, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

 

The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy. Box 1.1