Guide to the Henry D. Shapiro Papers, 1903 - 2000, undated

Summary Information

Title: Henry D. Shapiro Papers, 1903 - 2000, undated
Collection: AC.184
Extent: 7 linear feet (3.5 boxes)
Abstract:

The Henry D. Shapiro Papers contains an early manuscript of Appalachia on our mind: the Southern mountains and mountaineers in the American consciousness, 1870-1920. Also contains correspondence and academic articles related to Shapiro's research on Appalachian identity and missionary workers in the Appalachian Region.

Henry Shapiro was an early Appalachian Studies scholar who helped expand understanding of the Appalachian stereotype and the mission movement's role in its development.

Creator: Beaver, Patricia

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry D. Shapiro (1937-2004) is the author of Confiscation of Confederate property in the North (1962), Strange land and peculiar people: the discovery of America (1966), Appalachia on our mind: the Southern mountains and mountaineers in the American consciousness, 1870-1920 (1978), and Ethnic diversity and civic identity: patterns of conflict and cohesion in Cincinnati since 1820 (1992). He received his Ph.D. from Rutgers University and taught history at University of Cincinnati until 2002.

Scope and Contents

The Henry Shapiro Papers includes early drafts of Appalachia on Our Mind as well as Shapiro's research notes and correspondence.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series: Series A: Books, Series B: Correspondence, and Series C: Research Materials. Series A consists of a copy of Appalachia on Our Mind, arranged in numerical order, as well as reviews of Shapiro's published works and Shapiro's reviews of other scholars' works, arranged in their original order. Series B consists of correspondence with various Appalachian scholars, arranged alphabetically. Series C consists of materials used in Shapiro's research, arranged in their original order.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

Henry Shapiro donated this collection to the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection in Fall 2002. The accession number was AC.2002.045. It was opened to the public in July 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley and Kristi Harris, July 2003; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, March 2005

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.184: Henry D. Shapiro Papers, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

                   
Books Series. (1998, n.d.) 3 boxes
This series contains a copy of Appalachia on Our Mind, numerical order. Handwritten editorial comments included.
   
    Manuscripts Subseries
Box Folder
1 1 Appalachia on Our Mind (pp.1-175)  
  2 Appalachia on Our Mind (pp.177-347)
  3 Appalachia on Our Mind (pp. 348-487)
  4 Appalachia on Our Mind (pp.488-638)
   
    Reviews Subseries
This subseries contains reviews of Shapiro's published works as well as Shapiro's reviews of other scholars' works and additional materials related to his academic career, original order. Issues of On America were removed. Also included are Shapiro's 1972 Vita, The Report on Poverty, The 1967 Hearings on the Nationwide System of Trails before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs on S. 827 and H.R. 4865 and a copy of Bill S. 827, 90th Congress, a bibliography of Great Smoky Mountains, some correspondence, History Newsletter of Rutgers University, and an early bound manuscript of Appalachia on Our Mind.
Box Folder
1 5 Curriculum VitaePockets of Poverty"Otherness" of Mountains and Local Color Separation of Mountains Out of the SouthResorts in Southern MountainsThe Explainere- Part II- Chapter 6Cave Research (Contains two pamphlets)  
  6 Appalachian Trail Hearings - Includes "Nationwide System of Trails" by US Gov. Printing Office, 1967.
  7 Appalachia Bibliography Henry Shapiro is cited
  8 Henry Shapiro is citedAppalachia Miscellaneous
Box Folder
2 1 UNC PressManuscript Reviews- Publishers 1991  
  2 John Lowe
  3 John LoweJohnathan D. Sarna, The "Mythical Jew" and the "Jew Next Door in 19th Century America".Richard B. Drake, An Appalachian Reader [pp.1-32, Vol 1. 1970]
  4 Richard B. Drake, An Appalachian Reader [pp.33-211, Vol. 1 1970]
  5 Mountain White Chronicle BibliographyUntitled Loose Book
  6 Campbell, Ancestry of Mountaineers [pp.1-90]
  7 Campbell, Ancestry of Mountaineers [pp.91-180]
Box Folder
3 1 Campbell, Ancestry of Mountaineers [pp.181-Bib # 7]Appalachian Journal  
  2 Appalachian Journal
,
Correspondence Series
This series contains correspondence with various Appalachian scholars, alphabetical order. Correspondents include Allen Batteau, Durwood Dunn, Ronald D. Eller, Dan McKee, Gordon McKinney, Phillip J. Obermiller, Herbert Reid, Alicia Tyler, David Walls. Many letters are related to publication reviews and academic scholarship.
Box Folder
3 1 Appalachian Journal
  4 Allen Batteau
  5 Allen BatteauDurwood DunnRonald D. EllerGorden McKinneyPhillip J. Obermiller and Dan McKeeHerbert Reid
  6 Herbert Reid Alicia Tyler
  7 Alicia Tyler David Walls
  8 David Walls
  9 David WallsMountain White CorrespondentsIndividualsLibraries etc publisher- (Copyright Certificate Enclosed)Appalachia Correspondence- General
  10 Appalachia Correspondence
,
Research Materials Series
This series contains materials used in Shapiro's research, original order. Contains photocopied excerpts of W.G. Frost Papers from Berea College, photocopied journal articles, newspaper articles, a copy of Country School Legacy Humanities on the Frontier, and handwritten notes. David E. Whisnant's All That is Native and Fine: The Politics of Culture in an American Region with marginalia is included.
Box Folder
4 1 Working Paper Outlines-Prospectus
  2 Appalachian Forrest Reserve Knoxville Conference Walter Hines' PAGE Papers
  3 Mountain Life and Work Journal Health Care in Appalachia Rockefeller Sanitary Commission
  4 Stiles's, "Hookworms" 1903 Berea
  5 W.G. Frost Papers
  6 W.G. Frost Papers Frost, "Mountain Schools 1915" Sgt. York and Daniel Boone E.R. Hooker's, "Religion in the High Lands 1933" [pp.1-57]
  7 E.R. Hooker's, "Religion in the High Lands 1933" [pp. 58-253]
  8 E.R. Hooker's, "Religion in the High Lands 1933" [pp.254-323] Ellen Wilson Fund Xerox- Mountaineers Feuds
  9 Feuds Hayes' "Southern Appalachians"
  10 Appalachia Correspondences
Box Folder
5 1 Outing MovementDavid Strauss', "Camp Life in the Adirondacks: The Quest for Bodily and Spiritual Health, 1850-1890"
  2 David Strauss', "Camp Life in the Adirondacks: The Quest for Bodily and Spiritual Health, 1850-1890"Folk School Movement
  3 Folk School Movement Folk Dance Handicraft
  4 Handicraft Manual Training Country School Legacy Humanities on the Frontier
  5 School Gardens Child Labor and Economy Development and Industrial EducationChild Labor and Southern Cotton Mills
  6 Child Labor and Southern Cotton Mills Testing Children
  7 Testing Children
  8 Testing ChildrenHadjan's, "Mental Testing"
  9 Testing MaterialsMental Testing Southern Education Board
  10 Southern Education BoardRural Schools
Box Folder
6 1 Rural Schools The South "Discovered"
  2 Realism and Genre Fiction Sketches of Places and Travels Not Historical
  3 Sketches of Places and Travels Not Historical Local Color Notes Local Color Practice [pp.1-15]
  4 Local Color Practice [pp.16-19 plus footnotes] Methodist Episcopal Church Denominational Periodicals Denominational Work in Appalachia
  5 Denominational Work in Appalachia Book Review for Minerva Uplift Notes
  6 Uplift Notes Settlement Houses Rural Denominational Notes
  7 Denominational Notes
  8 Presbyterian Church Organizational Revenue in Churches
  9 Organizational Revenue in Churches Methodist Schools
  10 Methodist Schools Missionary Organization Local Color/Travel Articles
Box Folder
7 1 Local Color/ Travel Articles Settlements (Rural)
  2 Settlements (Rural) Testing Mountaineers
  3 Testing Mountaineers
  4 Testing Mountaineers
Loose  
    David E. Whisnant's, All the is Native and Fine: The Politics of Culture in an American Region. UNC Press: Chapel Hill, North Carolina.