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Special Collections and University Archives Resources for APS1704: People, Social Life, Customs, & Community (incl. religion)

Resources for APS1704 at Virginia Tech Special Collections and online through Virginia Tech and other institutions.

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Books & Journals

  • Appalachia Heritage Cookbook, 1984. Call Number TX 715 A6246 1984a Spec Large
  • The Appalachian South. v.1, no. 1- v.1, no.2 in Special Collections; additional holdings available from the Library Service Center. Call Number: F 210 A6 Spec Large and Library Service Center
  • At Home in the Web of Life: A Pastoral Message on Sustainable Communities in Appalachia Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of This land is Home to Me/from the Catholic bishops of Appalachia, 1995. Call Number: BX 2347.8 P66 A8 1996 Spec Large
  • Bial, Raymond. Mist Over the Mountains: Appalachia and Its People, 1997. Call Number: F 217 A65 B53 1997 Spec Large
  • Campbell, Robert F. Mission Work Among the Mountain Whites in Asheville Presbytery, North Carolina, 1899. Call Number: F 210 C3 Spec Large
  • Carolina's Hunting Heritage, 1978. Call Number: SK 125 C37 Spec Large
  • Craig, Edward. Highways and Byways of Appalachia: A Study of the Work of the Synod of Appalachia of the Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1927. Call Number: BX 8967 A6 C7 Spec Small
  • Dickenson, Richard B. Entitled: Free Papers in Appalachia Concerning Antebellum Freeborn Negroes and Emancipated Blacks of Montgomery County, Virginia, 1981. Call Number: F 232 M7 D5 1981 Spec Genealogy and Newman 3rd floor
  • Encyclopedia of Appalachia, 2006. Call Number: F 106 E53 2006 Spec Large
  • Sharp, Cecil J. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, 1966. Reprint of 1932 edition. Call Number: M 1629 S53 E6 1966 Newman 3rd floor
  • ---. English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, 1952. 2nd and enlarged edition. Call Number: M 1629 S53 1952 v.1-2 Spec Large
  • The Star of Bethlehem: A Collection of Church-Tunes, Anthems, Choruses and Glees with Rudiments and Exercises for Singing-Schools, 1889. Call Number: M 2117 S82 1889 Spec Large
  • Webb, Jim. Sketches of Hunting Pouches, Powder Horns and Accoutrements of Southern Appalachia, 1990. Call Number: SK 274.45 W42 1990 Spec Large 
  • Withoft, Mabel. Oak and Laurel: A Study of the Mountain Mission Schools of Southern Baptists, 1923. Call Number: BV 25230 W5 1923 Spec Small

Manuscript Collections