Guide to the Richard Humphrey Audiocassettes and Transcriptions, 1985-1988

Summary Information

Title: Richard Humphrey Audiocassettes and Transcriptions, 1985-1988
Collection: AC.203
Extent: 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Abstract:

The Richard Humphrey Audiocassettes and Transcriptions includes audiocassettes of a lecture Humphrey gave to Carl Ross' history course in 1988 along with its transcriptions, typed and in longhand. The collection also contains an audiocassette of Cratis Williams' Memorial Service and a cassette of Pat Morgan.

Creator: Humphrey, Richard, 1936-

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Humphrey (born 1936) taught as a professor of religion at Appalachian State University from 1980 to 1982. He held a special interest in Appalachian religion and religious practices.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the audiocassettes of a lecture given by Richard Humphrey to Carl Ross' history class as well as handwritten and typed transcriptions of the lecture. Humphrey delivered the lecture on September 2, 1988 and discusses the religious beliefs and practices of Watauga County church members. These beliefs were gathered during a study conducted by Humphrey and his Appalachian State University students. Within his lecture, he compares results of surveys of nation-wide religious belief and practices to those of his study as well as the national surveys' area results. Also included are audiocassettes of Cratis Williams' memorial service and of Pat Morgan.

Arrangement

This collection is organized by material type, then by subject.

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

Provenance is unknown. The accession number is MHR. This collection was opened to the public in August 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Deborah Bell, circa 1994; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, Rachel Critzer, Rosemary Ulrey 1 July 2005; Revised by Cynthia Harbeson, July 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.203: Richard Humphrey Audiocassettes and Transcriptions, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

  Box Folder

Handwritten transcriptions, circa 1988

1 1

Typed transcriptions, circa 1988

1 2
  Box Item

Tape #68A: Dr. Richard Humphrey Religion Lecture, 1988

2 1

Tape #68B: Dr. Richard Humphrey Religion Lecture, 1988

2 2

Tape #71A: Dr. Richard Humphrey Religion Lecture, 1988

2 3

Tape #71B: Dr. Richard Humphrey Religion Lecture, 1988

2 4

Tape #71C: Dr. Richard Humphrey Religion Lecture, 1988

2 5

Pat Morgan audiocassette, October 10, 1985

2 6

Cratis Williams Memorial Service audiocassette, undated

2 7