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Big Sandy Heritage Museum Image Collection

 Collection — Box: 2020.60
Identifier: IMG-2020-47
Dates: Digitized: 2020

Lillie Chaffin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1993-02
Scope and Contents

The Lillie Chaffin Collection consists of eight linear feet of material which documents the life and career of the eastern Kentucky teacher and writer. The collection contains a wide range of materials from Chaffin’s early career, including letters, manuscripts, and copies of publications, which date from 1950-1979.

Dates: 1970 - 1979

Nancy Forsyth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1994-09
Scope and Contents

The Nancy Forsyth Collection contains material related to the University of Pikeville and the surrounding area. It has artifacts, wills, documents, and books.

Dates: 1867 - 1990

Alice Kinder Collection

 Collection — Box: 2017.9
Identifier: MS-1995-11
Scope and Contents The Alice Kinder Collection is arranged in four series. The First Series, Manuscripts and Writings of Alice Kinder, contains rough drafts and manuscript copies of three of Kinder’s book length works: Mama’s Pathway to Heaven, Pikeville College Looks to the Hills, and Papa’s Neighbors. Of particular note are the three drafts of Pikeville College Looks to the Hills, which stands as the only book length project to be published about the mountain school.The Second Series, Personal...
Dates: 1900-1995

Main Street Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1996-32
Scope and Contents

Cassettes and transcriptions of oral histories completed in Pikeville, Kentucky for the Main Street Oral History project. Other copies of the material reside with the Kentucky Historical Society.

Dates: 1993

John C. C. Mayo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2015-11
Scope and Contents

The collection contains material related to the mining business of John C. C. Mayo. There are pictures of the Mayo family, a book carried by W. F. Hyatt, a portrait of John C. C. Mayo, and approximately 50 maps of the area.

Dates: 1850-1986

Pike County Historical Society Document Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1993-04
Scope and Contents

The Pike County Historical Society Collection is composed of a wealth of materials on the history of Pike County. Included are ledgers, journals, historical scrapbooks, photographs, and records on a variety of a variety of historical and genealogical topics.

Dates: 1880 - 1990

Pike County Historical Society Surname Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SNF-1993-04
Dates: 1980-1993

Henry Scalf Surname Files Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1993-03.1
Scope and Contents

A noted eastern Kentucky historian and genealogist, Henry Scalf collected a great volume of individual family information through his research for the East Kentuckian and his numerous publications. The surname files cover the various names researched by Henry Scalf and were donated to Special Collections, Allara Library, as a portion of the Henry Scalf Collection, 93-03.

Dates: 1950-1970

University of Pikeville Image Collection

 Collection
Identifier: IMG-1992-00
Dates: Circa 1850-2010

David Zegeer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2016-07
Scope and Contents

Books related to the Appalachian area.

Dates: 1950 - 1998