Guide to the Southern Anthropological Society Session Recordings, April 15-16, 1982

Summary Information

Title: Southern Anthropological Society Session Recordings, April 15-16, 1982
Collection: AC.807
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 CD shoebox)

This is a collection of eight audiocassettes from the 1982 Southern Anthropological Society conference, featuring speakers on topics of Appalachia.

Creator: Southern Anthropological Society.

Biographical/Historical Note

The 1982 meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society was held in Boone, North Carolina. Gregory G. Reck & L. Jill Loucks were program coordinators.

Scope and Contents

These recordings of the sessions on Appalachia were produced at the 1982 Southern Anthropological Society conference. Keynote topics were the Appalachian region, Cherokees, Comparative studies, Appalachia-Wales and Appalachia-Alps. Keynote Appalachia speakers were Patricia Beaver, John Gaventa, Rich Humphrey, and Helen Lewis. Tapes are titled as follows: 1. Cultural Adaptations, Helen Lewis; 2. Cultural Adaptations, John Friedl; 3. Cultural Adaptations, David Guillet; 4. Cultural Adaptations, Snowbird Cherokees; 5. John Gaventa; 6. Rich Humphrey; 7. Discussant Gilbert Kushner; 8. John Gavanta backup. User copies are available on CD.


This cassettes are numbered 1-3 for April 15, and 1-4 with a 5th as Gaventa backup. They and the CD copies are in one box.

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

This collection was donated by Dr. Patricia Beaver of Appalachian Studies in 2001. Accession number AC.2001.060

Processing Information

This was processed by Anita Elliott, February 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.807: Southern Anthropological Society, Recordings of Sessions on Appalachia, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Recordings, April 15-16, 1982 Box 1