Religion

Overview

This guide includes both primary and secondary source resources about religion, primarily in the Appalachian region. Manuscripts must be used in the Dougherty Reading Room. To schedule an appointment or for more information, email spcoll@appstate.edu.

Manuscript Collections

This collection includes an audiocassette identified as Church Singing and 'The Word' by Brother Andrew, undated.

0.5 linear feet (1 small CD box)

This collection contains materials about the Court Street United Methodist Church in Lynchburg, Virginia. A brochure describing the church's 125th year of existence (in 1986) with some of its ministers and other historical
facts is included, along with two newspaper articles and a handwritten list of churches on Court Street.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

Materials in the Cratis D. Williams Papers cover the professional and private life of scholar and professor Cratis Williams, his studies in Appalachian literature, folklore and ballads, and the Appalachian Consoritum. The collection consists of materials related to Williams' work at Appalachian State University, academic and genealogical research, correspondence, photographs, audio recordings of folksongs and lectures, one VHS tape, two reels of microfilm, slides, and family memorabilia.

70 linear feet (140 boxes)

This collection consists of a program of the Memorial Service for those members of Local Union No. 6343 of the United Mine Workers of America. This service was held on May 29, 1938 at Crozer Temple Colored Church, Elkhorn, West Virginia.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The David Reid Hodgin Papers consists of the the faculty papers of David Hodgin, an Appalachian State Teachers College English professor from 1946 to 1965, along with copious notes and clippings associated with his areas of interest, essays, and teaching. There are also lots of audio materials, of which selected cassettes are digitized.

14 linear feet (28 boxes)

The Department of Philosophy and Religion was established in 1965 and since 1968, has been in the College of Arts and Sciences. These records contain academic and administrative files including meeting minutes, faculty annual reports to the department, teaching evaluations, syllabi, guidelines, and other papers pertaining to courses and coursework between 1970 and 1996.

5.0 linear feet (10 boxes)

This collection contains audiocassettes of Dr. Marvin Donley (M.D.) Hart's weekly sermons from 1981-2000 along with either his music, visiting singing groups' music, or prerecorded music, recorded for his friends, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Bowles of Martinsville, Virginia.

18.0 linear feet (22 boxes)

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