East Tennessee State University
Archives of Appalachia
Johnson City, Tennessee 37614
Telephone - (423) 439-4338
Title: APPALACHIAN LITERATURE: THE ADULT AND THE CHILD COURSE
Collection Number: Accession No. 408
Physical description: 14 audio cassettes
Creator: Roberta Herrin and Robert J. Higgs
Repository: Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University
Provenance: Roberta Herrin and Robert J. Higgs of the English department at East Tennessee State University donated the Appalachian Literature: The Adult and the Child Course Collection to the archives on July 17, 1992. Archives staff completed processing of the collection in April 1999.
Access: The papers are open for research.
Processing Information: Processing of the collection was completed in April 1999 by Marie Tedesco.
The course, "Appalachian Literature: The Adult and the Child," was offered by the English department at East Tennessee State University June 4-24, 1992. The course focused on the concept of child as seen through Appalachian literature for adults and children. The course consisted of lectures given by Roberta Herrin and Robert J. Higgs of the English department; lectures given by guest artists and scholars; and videos on topics related to the child in Appalachian literature.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The collection consists of 14 audiocassettes of lectures given by the instructors and by guest artists and scholars. Among the guest lecturers were writers Jeff Daniel Marion, George Ella Lyon, Gurney Norman, and Jim Wayne Miller. The course syllabus has been placed in the case file.
Organization: The audiotapes are arranged chronologically.
Important subjects covered in the collection include:
United States-Race relations