PMSS SUBJECT FILE I

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 00: Collection Lists, Finding Aids

PMSS SUBJECT FILE I


TAGS: PMSS Subject File I, Mary Rogers, historical papers, archive projects, card catalogs, subjects, transcriptions


During the years from the early 1940s through 1983, Mary Rogers worked in many positions at Pine Mountain Settlement School — teacher, artist, naturalist, volunteer librarian, environmental education supervisor, community outreach staff member, and housemother — but still found time to document the School’s historical papers. PMSS SUBJECT FILE I provides an example of her dedication to preserving PMSS history.

As one of her archive projects, Mary created a catalog consisting of 4″ x 5″ orange index cards on which she wrote by hand or typed information about a variety of historical papers dated 1899 through 1949, recording the authors, contents, and locations of the material. Stored in the drawer of a small wooden file box, the cards were arranged alphabetically by subject, such as people, crafts, correspondence, publications, buildings, and educational programs.

The two tables below list these cards and the information they contained. The first table displays a row for each card with selected information for quick viewing. The second table lists the same cards but provides complete information found on each card.


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PMSS Subject File  I — Transcription of Selected Information

Title Source (Series) Alt. Title Subject Keyword (on Subject Card) Date Description
Basket-making 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Basket-making / Vegetable dyes Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; crafts ; baskets ; vegetable dyes ; Katherine Pettit ; Emmaline Roberts ; Mary Rogers ;correspondence ; 1930 Abstract of letter: to color baskets they boil willows, leave water in the “vesel”, it turns gray and colors baskets they skin spruce pine “park and boil it”, put soda in it that colors baskets brown. Used to use hickory bark and broom sage to color bask yellow.
BOLLES 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Bolles & Cunningham (1923) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Lucretia Garfield ; Dorothy Bolles ; PMSS staff ; Ethel Zande ; Mary Rogers ; 1922-1923 Contains letters from Dorothy Bolles to Pine Mtn. staff and from Ethel Zande to her; includes her letter to Lucretia Garfield feeling out whether her services might be welcomed by Pine Mountain. 1922-23.
BRADLEY 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- William A. Bradley: letter to Ethel Zande, March 26, 1923. Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; William A. Bradley ; Ethel Zande ; Mary Rogers ; 1923 William A. Bradley: letter to Ethel Zande, March 26, 1923. ALS discusses her health and his plans for visiting Pine Mountain later in the year.
Builders 07 Director’s Files Builders of Destiny: William Creech Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; script ; radio program ; William Creech ; Earl Hamner ; Mary Rogers ; 1948 Copy of the continuity /script/ for episode in the Builders of Destiny radio program on life of William Creech. WLW 1948-12-09, Written by Earl Hamner.
BUILDINGS 01 Planning for PMSS / Correspondence Miss Mary Rockwell (1920) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Mary Rockwell ; Katherine Pettit ; Ethel Zande ; planning ; buildings ; Mary Rogers ; 1919-1920 Letters between Rockwell, Pettit and Zande about plans for various buildings and progress of the school, 1919-1920. See also Caroline Burkham file for 1920.
BUILDING – BOYS HOUSE 10 Built Environment J.S. Duncan Boy’s Dormitory Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Ethel Zande ; J.S. Duncan ; planning ; boy’s dormitory ; progress ; Mary Rogers ; 1921 Correspondence between Ethel Zande and J.S Duncan of Chicago concerning the building of boy’s dormitory; her letters have many interesting sidelights on progress of work at Pine Mountain.
BUILDING – BURKHAM 10 Built Environment Miss Caroline Burkham (1920) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Caroline Burkham ; Ethel Zande ; Mary Rockwell Hook ; Katherine Pettit ; rebuilding ; schoolhouse ; 1920 File of letters written by Miss Burkham, Mrs. Zande, Mrs. Hook and Miss Pettit concerning the rebuilding of the schoolhouse. See also Mary Rockwell file for 1920.
BUTLER 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Marguerite Butler (1924) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Marguerite Butler ; rural school supervision ; Danish folk schools ; progress at PM ; pamphlets ; rural social work ; Berea College ; fundraising ; 1921-1924 Letters to and from Marguerite Butler on a variety of topics including rural school supervision, Danish folk schools, and the general progress of work at Pine Mountain; contains some pamphlets on rural social work put out by Berea around 1922. The material in this file runs from 1921-1924. There is also material on fund-raising efforts.
BUILDINGS – CHAPEL 10 Built Environment Jessie D. correspondence re Chapel Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Jessie D. Munger ; correspondence ; Chapel ; monetary donations ; 1921 2 letters in her hand one of which dated 11-17-1921 contains the offer of the money which was used to build the Chapel.
CONIFER 17 PMSS Publications The Conifer Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; The Conifer ; student literary publications ; 1941-1949 Student literary publication. File has annual issue for each of these years: 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1959.
CAMPBELL 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Correspondence with Mr. and Mrs. John C. Campbell Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Katherine Pettit ; Ethel Zande ; 1918 Several copes of letters sent by Katherine Pettit and Ethel Zande may be found in the Ca folder of the 1918 general correspondence; they are primarily personal, newsy letters.
Candidates – Baptism 19 Students Candidates for Baptism: List ca. 1922-24 Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; baptism ; students ; Chapel ; Mary Rogers ; ca. 1922-1924 List of several students who were eligible for baptism into the Pine Mountain church.
CHASE 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Richard Chase Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; planning ; mountain work ; White Top Folk Festival ; Abingdon, VA ; Mary Rogers ; 1925 ; 1926 ; 1939 ; Letters between Richard Chase and Ethel Zande about his plans for work in the mountains can be found in the general files for 1925 and 1926 under “C”. Letters between Chase and Glyn Morris concerning the White Top Folk Festival, Abingdon, Va. may be found in the 1939 general files under “C”.
Citizenship 19 Students Citizenship Committee Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Citizenship Committee ; minutes ; athletics ; grounds ; Chapel ; school rules ; Mary Rogers ; 1932-1940 Minutes. There are files containing minutes from 1932-40 in addition to files on the activities of its sub-committees on such topic as athletics, grounds, chapel, and the like. The bulk of the minutes are concerned with punishing various violations of school rules.
Conference 13 Education Conference of Southern Mountain Workers 1942 Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; conferences ; Southern Mountain Workers ; correspondence ; Adult Education Cooperative Project ; Glyn Morris ; Education Commission ; Mary Rogers ; 1942 This file contains extensive correspondence mainly about the Adult Education Cooperative Project in which the Conference was involved, and Glyn Morris as a member of the Education Commission had some interest.
Credit 00xx Credit Union Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; credit unions ; correspondence ; Angela Melville ; Mary Rogers ; 1924 Folder of material on the credit union Pine Mountain organized in 1924 including general materials about such organizations and correspondence with various individuals including Angela Melville.
Creech 16 Special and Annual Events Creech Centennial Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Creech ; centennials ; minutes ; Centennial committee ; clippings ; publicity ; programs ; PMSS history ; Lewis Lyttle ; correspondence ; Mary Rogers ; 1945 There are two files; one in attic and one in wooden box in Burton Rogers’s office. They contain minutes of the Centennial committee, clippings of newspaper publicity, copies of the program, a statement about the beginning of Pine Mountain Settlement School by Lewis Lyttle, correspondence related to the Centennial.
CREECH, WILLIAM 04a Pine Mountain Settlement School History Hamner, Earl “Builders of Destiny: William Creech” Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; William Creech ; Earl Hamner ; “Builders of Destiny: William Creech” ; WLW Radio ; radio scripts ; biographies ; Margaret Motter ; 1948 WLW radio script, 1948, about life of William Creech written with the assistance of Margaret Motter.
DE LONG 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- de Long-Moore Letters Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Ethel de Long ; Elizabeth Moore ; Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Arthur Dodd ; 1913-1923 Correspondence of Ethel de Long and Elizabeth Moore from 1913-1923 about various matters concerning PMSS. (There are also 2 photographs by Arthur Dodd — one of the new 421 as it goes up north side PM and other of a coal train crossing bridge.)
DE LONG 01 Planning for PMSS / Correspondence de Long Personal (1918) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Ethel de Long Zande ; Katherine Pettit ; certificates; Kentucky Council for Defense ; 1918 File of letters written by Ethel de Long Zande in 1918, primarily to Katherine Pettit. Also contains copy of her certificate of appointment to the local unit of the Kentucky Council for Defense.
Early 01 Planning for PMSS / Correspondence Early Days at Pine Mountain, Vol. I Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; binders ; correspondence ; collection ; Katherine Pettit ; Lewis Lyttle ; minutes ; articles of incorporation ; William Creech ; autobiographies ; Miss Wilson ; board of trustees ; reports ; elections ; dances ; statistical reports ; manuscripts ;elections ; Fitzhugh ; PMSS Christmas ; 1911-1913 Collection evidently assembled by Miss Pettit (her name is on binder, labels, etc., in her hand). Contents include: Pettit to “Friends” 5-27-1911, Lyttle to Pettit, 5-9-1911, de Long to “Friends” 1911?, same 11-16-12, C. B. Slemp to Pettit, Lyttle to Pettit, 10-20-12 (original), Minutes, Jan. 1913, Articles of Incorporation, Wm. Creech autobiography, Pettit to “Miss Wilson”, 3-20-13, letters to the Board by various people (monthly reports) for 1913, “Sammy” and “Hits Funeral” by Evangeline Bishop, unsigned letter to de Long from worker August 1913, de Long to Mrs. George Hazen, 10-10-13, same to Mrs. J.R. Morton, 12-23-14, same to ? 10-13-13 (describes dances), statistical report for unidentified group 11-13, description of an election by Fitzhugh, Lyttle to Pettit 5-1-11, mss: “Larnin’ on Greasy”, Pine Mtn. Christmas by de Long, etc.
Early 01 Planning for PMSS / Correspondence Early Correspondence (file) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; establishing PMSS ; land acquisition ; Lewis Lyttle, A.E. Boggs, R. Chaffey, Merritt Wilson, C.S. Robb, Katherine Pettit ; Creech family ; Mary Rogers ; 1911-1913 Copies of letters 1911-1913 relating to the establishment of PMSS, mainly the acquisition of the land. Writers include Lyttle, A.E. Boggs, R. Chaffey, Merritt Wilson, C.S. Robb, K. Pettit, and various members of the Creech family.
EARLY CORRESPONDENCE 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Untitled binder (possibly intended as companion to binder titled “Early Days at Pine Mt.”) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Katherine Pettit ; Ethel de Long ; Mrs. J.R. Morton ; publicity ; Mary Rogers ; 1913-1921 Letters from Miss Pettit and Miss de Long to Mrs. J.R. Morton and publicity letters covering the period 1913-1921. Many of the letters to Mrs. Morton are personal letters as opposed to the “Report to the Board” type to which her name has been added.
EARLY HISTORY 09 Staff/Personnel (Historical Letters) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Harrriet Roe ; summer workers ; Leatherwood ; Hindman ; Carr Creek ; Caney ; Funerals ; railroad journeys ; Hazard ; court cases ; Mary Rogers ; 1922 File of letters from Harriet Roe – Summer worker June to July 1922. Seems to have gotten into some trouble. Was at one stage very critical, but doesn’t state her criticisms. Intended to take a school on Leatherwood after a year. Visits Hindman, Carr Creek, Caney funerals,railroad journeys, Hazard, court cases. Very critical of much that she sees.
FAIR 16 Special and Annual Events Community Fair (1921) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; clippings ; stories ; fairs ; posters ; Mary Rogers ; 1917 ; 1919 ; 1920 ; 1921 ; Contains several letters relating to various events of the fair; contains a clipping and draft of story about the 1917 fair; contains posters for fairs of 1919, 1920, 1921.
FOLKLORE – MUSIC 30 Music Dulcimer Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; dulcimers ; Kentucky craftsmen ; instructions ; Mary Rogers ; 1921-1922 Contain several letters about dulcimers, their origin and role in the mountains, orders for dulcimers from Ky. craftsmen. Under “Housemothers” in 1921 files is a slip of instructions on playing the dulcimer.
FOLKLORE – MUSIC 30 Music Housemothers (1921) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; directions ; dulcimer ; Mary Rogers ; 1921 Contains a small slip of paper entitled “Directions for playing the dulcimer.”
FOLKLORE – MUSIC 30 Music Ballads – Folklore Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; ballads ; lyrics ; Ethel de Long Zande ; Big Black Mountain ; Mary Rogers ; 1918 A file with several typewritten copies of words to these ballads: Pretty Polly, God Bless Them Pretty Women, Sourwood Mountain, Sweetheart in the Army, Little Mohee, Hangman (collected by Ethel de Long Zande on Big Black Mountain). See also Chase, Richard; see also Sharp, Cecil.
FOLKLORE – DANCING 30 Music Folk dancing & Music: Narration Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; narration ; folk dances ; ballads ; Harlan Music Club ; folk traditions ; Mary Rogers ; 1936 A carbon of a narration given during a presentation of folk dances and ballads for Harlan Music Club in 1936. Explains Pine Mountain’s role in preserving folk traditions and explains the background of the dances demonstrated in simple terms.
Forms 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- “Forms” Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; incidents ; observations ; anecdotes ; Mary Rogers ; 1924-1927 “Forms” — folder containing copies of brief incidents and observations about PMSS mainly written by Ethel Zande for use in the creation of “personal” letters to th general public. Material covers 1924-1927.
Frontier 15 Ongoing Programs Frontier Nursing Service Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Mary Breckinridge ; Ethel de Long Zande ; Glyn Morris ; Bland Morrow ; Mary Rogers ; 1925-1934 File by this title contains correspondence from 1925-1934 between (primarily) Mary Breckinridge and Ethel Zande and Glyn Morris and Bland Morrow.
FUNDRAISING 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Angela Melville 1920 Trip Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Angela Melville ; Katherine Pettit ; Ethel Zande ; fundraising ; central Kentucky ; Mary Rogers ; 1920-02-29 to 1920-02-19 Contains letters to and from Angela Melville, Katherine Pettit and Ethel Zande re Miss Melville’s fund-raising efforts in the first half of 1920. Also includes a day by day account of her efforts in central Kentucky from 2/29/20 to 3/19/20. Has some fascinating glimpses of the problems PM encountered in getting money.
FURMAN 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Lucy Furman Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Lucy Furman ; Glyn Morris ; Alice Cobb ; Katherine Pettit ; articles ; News Notes ; 1936 Several letters to and from Miss Furman to Morris and to Alice Cobb concerning the article on Katherine Pettit for the News Notes and a box of things being sent by some friends of hers to the school. 1936.
GUIDANCE 13 Education Proposals for a Vocational Guidance Program at Pine Mountain (1928) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; vocational guidance program ; planning ; Kendall Bassett ; memorandum ; Angela Melville ; Margaret Motter ; field work ; correspondence ; 1928 ; 1929 ; 1. Detailed plan for a program with courses, aims, methods by Kendall Bassett.
2. Memorandum from Angela Melville to Margaret Motter re Vocational School — proposes an experiment involving field work in specific vocations for boy (1929)
HARLAN SCHOOLS – EDUCATION 24 Literary Productions, Related & Derived Literature Untitled Typescript Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; teachers ; reforming ; Harlan County ; rural schools ; Green Hill ; W.T. Brown ; Lejunior, KY ; Rose Brown ; n/a Describes a young teacher’s experiences in reforming a Harlan County rural school at Green Hill (?)
HARLAN CO. EDUCATION 24 Literary Productions, Related & Derived Literature Dotson, John A. – Socio-Economic Background… Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; socio-economic factors ; changing education ; Harlan County, KY ; dissertation ; George Peabody College for Teachers ; curricula ; Benham School ; Hall School ; Loyall School ; 1943 Dotson, John A. “Socio-Economic Background, and Changing Education in Harlan County, Kentucky.”
Corrected draft of a Ph.D. dissertation submitted at George Peabody College for Teachers, 1943. An analysis of social and economic factors at work in Harlan County and their impact on the curricula of Benham, Hall, Loyall and Pine Mountain Schools.
HENCH 09 Staff/Personnel Notebook Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; notebooks ; binders ; correspondence ; Elizabeth Hench ; PMSS Christmas postcard ; publicity letters ; Ethel de Long ; October 1915 – February 1917 ; 1916 ; Notebook: October 1915 – February 1917
Mainly correspondence from and to Elizabeth Hench; contains a color postcard “Christmas from Pine Mountain” (1916) and several publicity letters; some letters to Miss Hench from Miss de Long.
Hench 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Elizabeth C. Hench (1921) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Elizabeth C. Hench ; Ethel Zande ; Joy Stock Company ; milk cows ; 1921 Elizabeth C. Hench (1921)
Correspondence between Ethel Zande and Elizabeth Hench mainly concerning the Joy Stock Company (a means of securing good milk cows for PMSS).
HINDMAN 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Hindman Roots & Miscellaneous Documents Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Hindman ; May Stone ; correspondence ; publicity ; Katherine Pettit ; Mary C. Smith ; Sassafras, KY ; Cassie B. Smith ; William Creech ; 1913 ; 1917 ; 1918 ; Sketch of origins of Hindman by May Stone; Christmas letter from Hindman, 1913; early publicity letter for PMSS by Ethel de Long written from Hindman; letters to K. Pettit from Mary C. Smith, Sassafras, Ky. 1918; letter to K.P. from Cassie B. Smith, 1917; typed copy of Wm. Creech’s story of his life.
LINE FORK 14 Medical Line Fork Notes Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; history ; Line Fork ; binder ; Isabella McMeekin ; Martha Van Meter ; Ellen Davies ; Ellen Harpham ; Frances Conquist ; photos ; n/d A history of Line Fork’s first year by Isabella McMeekin, Martha Van Meter, Ellen Davies, Emily Harpham, and Frances Conquist, each contributing a chapter. The Conquist chapter is illustrated with photos glued to the mss. Good detail.
Lyttle 16 Special and Annual Events Lyttle, Lewis Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; PMSS history ; Creech centennial ; 1946 Statement about the beginning of PMSS made for the Creech centennial, 1946.
MACKAYE 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- MacKaye, Percy Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Ethel Zande ; Katherine Pettit ; Percy MacKaye ; 1921 Letters written in 1921 by Ethel Zande, Katherine Pettit and poet-dramatist Percy MacKaye regarding his visit to Pine Mountain that summer.
MCNEW ?? McNew, Helen (Mrs. R.E.) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; book donations ; Harlan Public Library ; Mrs. C.J. Hunt ; Little Falls, NJ ; autograph letters ; folk dancing ; Harlan, KY ; 1927 ; 1929 ; (1) Series of letters concerning possible donation of books to the then-in-formation Harlan Public Library by Mrs. C. J. Hunt of Little Falls, N.J. Two autograph letters of Mrs. McNew.
(2) 2 letters written in 1927 dealing with folk dancing presentation in Harlan.
MAGAZINE & NEWSPAPER 26 Misc. Newspaper & Magazine Clippings Articles Published in Magazines Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; newspaper clippings ; Schoolhouse fire ; correspondence ; manuscripts ; photographs ; William A. Bradley ; Coutts (Coots) Family ; typescripts ; Margaret McCutcheon ; George Meldrum ; Lexington Herald ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; Conference of Charities & Correction ; Celia Cathcart ; Akron Press ; E.K. Wells ; June 1915 ; 1917-06-28 ; 1918 Clippings about the fire that destroyed the School-house; correspondence ca. 1918 concerning possible magazine articles ; draft mss “So Long as the Constitution of the United States Stands”; with photographs clipped to it; “Uncle William Creech” mss by William A. Bradley; statement on the Coutts (Cotts) family’s origins; typescripts of letters from “Louise”, Margaret McCutcheon, George Meldrum about PMSS; “America Needs the Mountains” mss; “What One Kentucky School Is Doing in Forestry” submitted to Lex. Herald; letter printed in Boston 6-28-1917; untitled ms on road; mss presented according to pencilled note at Conference of Charities & Correction, Indianapolis, June 1915; untitled mss on road by Celia Cathcart; clipping from Akron Press and program from presentation by E.K. Wells.
MARTIN, DARWIN 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913 Martin Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Ethel Zande ; Katherine Pettit ; Darwin D. Martin ; school management ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; 1918 Contains correspondence between Ethel Zande, Katherine Pettit and Darwin D. Martin about details of school management and the Road.
MARTIN 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Martin, Mr. D.D. (1919) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Darwin D. Martin ; Katherine Pettit ; Ethel Zande ; Evelyn Wells ; Delco plant ; furnaces ; narrative ; Board of Trustees ; 1919 File of letters between Martin, Pettit, Zande and Wells. Main topic; Delco plant, furnace. Contains a faded duplicated document entitled “Our First Visit to Pine Mountain Settlement School, Inc.” An account by Martin of his trip in October 1919 to attend the Board meeting at the school.
MEDICAL SETTLEMENT (BIG lAUREL) 14 Medical Medical Settlement (1920) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Medical Settlement ; Harriet Butler ; Ethel Zande ; Dr. Huse ; prospectus ; bills ; 1920 Contains correspondence with various parties about plans for the Medical Settlement; a rather lengthy exchange of letters between Harriet Butler and Ethel Zande; a report on Dr. Huse and Miss Butler’s first month of work; a prospectus for the work; bills for equipment and the like.
Medical 15 Medical Medical Settlement (1920) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Sam Kendrick ; “House Customs” ; Mrs. Alderman ; housekeepers ; correspondence ; 1920s ; 1930s ; Spring 1934 Miscellaneous file by that title contains reports of work by Sam Kendrick there in Spring 1934; list of “House Customs” when Mrs. Alderman was housekeeper in the 1920’s; some incidental correspondence of the thirties regarding affairs there.
Parsons 09 Staff/Personnel Parsons, Lura Murder Case Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Ethel Zande ; prosecution ; clippings ; photographs ; Relief Fund ; trial transcripts ; 1920 In attic there is a box containing correspondence to and from Mrs. Zande in her prosecution of the case including clippings, some photographs, and materials on the Relief Fund. In a separate package there is a bound set of the transcripts of the trial.
Peabody 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Peabody, George Foster Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; George Foster Peabody ; correspondence ; Katherine Pettit ; endowment funds ; 1923 Letters between Peabody and Katherine Pettit on the subject of endowment funds.
Peabody 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- George F. Peabody Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; George Foster Peabody ; correspondence ; Katherine Pettit ; school financing ; 1923 Series of four letters between Peabody and Miss Pettit on financing schools.
PETTIT 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Katherine Pettit’s Early Work in the Mountains Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Katherine Pettit ; settlement work ; Hazard, KY ; Hindman, KY ; clippings ; May Stone ; 1899-1900 Reports of settlement work in Hazard and Hindman,1899 and 1900; typescripts of newspaper articles about her trip to mts; statement about their work together by May Stone.
PETTIT 07 Director’s Files Pettit–Personal (1920) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Katherine Pettit ; personal correspondence ; 1920 Letters written by Miss Pettit primarily to her sisters and friends in the Bluegrass–chatty, newsy letters for the most part. Covers 1920.
PETTIT 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Katherine Pettit–Founder. Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Glyn Morris ; Katherine Pettit ; correspondence ; campaign ; eastern KY ; woodlands ; 1929-1936 ; 1935 ; 1932-1933 ; Three file folders.
(1) 1929-1936 letters mainly to and from Pettit and Glyn Morris
(2) 1935. In addition to letters to and from Morris, includes materials on her campaign to save eastern Ky. woodlands
(3) 1932-33. Letters mainly to and from Morris. Gives him advice on how to handle various problems of the school and community relations.
PETTIT 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Pettit Personal (1918) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Katherine Pettit ; Ethel de Long Zande ; Schoolhouse fire ; 1918 File of letters mainly from Katherine Pettit to Ethel de Long Zande; contains the latter’s account of the schoolhouse fire written to Miss Pettit on 1-24.
Pine Cone 17 PMSS Publications The Pine Cone Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; The Pine Cone ; student publications ; 1930-1949 Student publication; format varies between newspaper and magazine from year to year; some issues were mimeographed, most printed. Volume numbers were duplicated so issues are given below only by year and month. (See “Pine Cone” on PMSS website for list of issues.)
Pine Mountain 20 Alumni & Alumni Relations (Pine Mountain) Alumni Bulletin Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Pine Mountain Alumni Bulletin ; newsletters ; April 1939 ; August 1939 ; Printed newsletter for alumni. Issues: April 1939, August 1939.
Pine Mountain 04 Pine Mountain Settlement School Histories Pine Mountain History, 1938-39 Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Evelyn Wells ; PMSS history ; schedules; board reports ; programs ; Nonesuch ; Dye Pot and Loom ; 1938-1939 Contains material intended to be used in updating Miss Wells’s history to include the year indicated. Schedule, report to Board, programs, copy of Nonesuch (rival paper to Pine Cone), folder from Dye Pot and Loom, etc. Also rough notes for summary of year.
PINE MT HISTORY 04 Pine Mountain Settlement School Histories Letters in reply to Alice Cobbs enquiry Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Alice Cobb ; Cathcart ; Katherine Pettit ; Henry Creech ; William Creech ; Mary Rockwell Hook ; Bobby Coots ; Zande, Ethel ; Uncle Fiddler John ; 1942 Letters in Reply to Alice Cobb’s Enquiry for Anecdotes in Writing History 1942.
(1) Cathcart. Bobby Cootes who had “moved around” sitting on Mrs. Z’s lap before the fire. When you get drunk & begin to tear around I reckon I’ll go back to grandpap’s and stay till you get sobered up. — Uncle Fiddler John & chinguapin money.
(2) Miss Pettit trying to convince the world was round…(?)..Did you try to convince her it was flat? I didn’t even try. She takes so much peace & satisfaction out of thinking it is round I don’t have the heart to disabuse her mind.”
(3) Someone who had heard Miss P. speak describes her.
(4) Letter from Henry Creech about his father.
(5) Set of Miss Pettit’s stories (The Two Hoes & Uncle William)
(6) Mary Hook’s plans for grounds. (Philosophy of Land Use quote)
Pine Mountain 17 PMSS Publications Pine Mountain Messenger Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Pine Mountain Messenger ; student newspapers ; journals ; Pine Mt. Echo ; 1929 Contains one complete copy of the Pine Mountain Messenger, Vol. I: No. 1, which says “This is the first school paper attempted at Pine Mountain…” Also, a second copy of some pages of this typewritten journal. Also a copy of the Pine Mt. Echo, July 4, 1929 (also a typed newspaper).
Pine Mountain ?? Pine Mountain Settlement School: Future/Purpose Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Committee on the Future of Pine Mountain ; minutes ; position papers ; Edith Cold ; Mrs. Keith ; 1937 In 1937 the staff created a committee to study the future of the school. The file on the committee contains some random minutes and discussion records and a copy of a position paper by Miss Cold and Mrs. Keith about the purpose of Pine Mountain; it also contains unrelated papers on work and minimum essentials.
Publicity 17 PMSS Publications: Publicity and Fundraising Publicity (1922) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Katherine Wright ; New-Church League Journal ; William Creech ; Lucy Halbert ; American Journal of Nursing ; Emily Harpham ; College Club of Akron Bulletin ; E.K. Wells ; calendars ; lists ; memoranda ; fundraising ; publicity ; drawings ; 1920 ; 1921 ; 1922 ; Contains “Glimpses of the Pine Mountain Christmas” by Katherine Wright printed in The New-Church League Journal (12/21); several copies of two versions of folders with Uncle William’s Reasons and Letters; “Mountain Children in Kentucky” by Lucy Halbert, the American Journal of Nursing (12/22); “A Day in a Ky. Mtn. School” by Emily Harpham, College Club of Akron Bulletin (12/20); drawing for use on folder with Uncle William’s Reasons plus a print from this drawing; (based on photo of Uncle William with rifle over shoulder); E.K.Wells’s calendar, lists, and memorandum book (unbound) of 1922 fund-raising trip.
PUBLICITY 17 PMSS Publications: Publicity and Fundraising Letters and Notes, 1911-1949 Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; appeals for funds ; financial statements ; photographs ; graduates ; (appeal letters) 1911-1918 ; 1920-1927 ; (spring letters) 1928 – 1949 ; (financial statement) 1919 ; photograph) c. 1940s ; Letters sent out as appeals for funds. Dates: 5-1911, 10-1912, 10-1-13, 1-2-14, 7-15-14, 11-14-14, 11-21-14, 12-10-14, 6-15, 11-20-15, 4-30-16, 9-15-16, 1-24-17,1-31-17, 10-12-17, 11-17, Memorial Day 1918, 5-1-20, 10-28-18, 3-28-21, 2-23, 4-1-24, 4-1-25, 5-26. 4-27.
Spring letters: 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940,1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949. Sept. 1935, Oct. 1938.
Financial statements 1919.
Pictures of graduates (n.d.) (prob. 1940s)
Religious 01 Planning for Pine Mountain/Correspondence RELIGIOUS Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Rev. A.L. Wison ; Dr. T.B. Roberts ; Katherine Pettit ; nondenominational church ; 1922 Contains letters from Rev.A.L. Wilson, Dr. T.B. Roberts and Katherine Pettit concerning the nondenominational church at Pine Mountain.
Reports to board 06 Administration – General Letters of Reports to Board 1914-1918 Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; board reports ; correspondence ; Big Log ; Laurel House construction ; tuition ; lime ; plaster ; nurses ; canning ; summer school ; industrial training ; Ethel Zande ; Katherine Pettit ; school board ; sawmills ; Gabe’s Branch ; Schoolhouse ; plantings ; Tool House ; teachers ; children ; 1914-1918 CARD 66 – Office 1 – Letters of Reports to Board 1914 – 1918 (Secretary)
(1) Aug 10, 1914 – Big Log finished description. L.H. begun.
Tuition – family pays $15 cost per child $140. Recipient of gift no known to donor.
Nurse doing hygiene in rural school.
Lime burned(?) – plaster for building & on farm.
Blackberries canned. Beans, corn, apples (sprayed), applesauce.
Summer school industrial training affective.
(2) Sept 14 – Miss Zande will get Miss Pettit on school board.
Sawmill over to Gabe’s Branch for Schoolhouse timber.
About school & selling “(?)”, out of area.
(3) Oct 1914 – Miss de Long rye sown. Fruit trees & bulbs planted.(?) made(?). 33 in school family tool house built.
Teachers dismayed by lack of foundations. Quick to recognize intelligence when it appears in unconventional forms. Appreciative of children’s direct & vigorous speech.
Letters 06 Administration – General Letters of Reports to Board 1914-18 Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Ethel de Long ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; patrons ; board reports ; streams ; marshlands ; logs ; houses ; fruit trees ; crops ; Old Log ; Big Log ; juxtapositions ; Katherine Pettit ; farm ; fencing ; berry bushes ; grape vines ; orchard ; disc harrowing ; lime sprinkling ; plantings ; neighborhood events ; Margaret McCutcheon ; teachers ; visit reports ; 1914-1918 CARD 67 – Office 2 (Letters of Reports to Board 1914 – 1918, continued)
Miss de Long date uncertain – Road.
There is nothing great & nothing small & we are sure that our intense conviction that there must be a road. can find ways & means of paying for a road. (copy in library?)
Miss de Long to “Patrons” Nov 14, 1914 – “cleared field(?), cleaned out streams, ditched marshlands, hewn logs made road, built houses, planted fruit trees, laid by crop.” Old Log – logs hewn 90 yrs. ago. — Big Log – typical of its aims too is juxtaposition of loom & dictionary, spinning wheel & globe, homemade baskets & Victrola. Miss Pettit & farm.(?) (?) (?) , fencing, fruit trees, berry bushes, grape vines & (?) orchard. Disc harrow, lime sprinkling cow peas & rye, build up fields & gardens. Watermelons, sweet potatoes 6 – 9 yrs of age.
Neighborhood good times – box suppers, bean stringing, squirrel roasts, country dances, log rolling, wool picking, quiltings, stiroffs (antidotes to moonshine)
Fall 1914 – Margaret McCutcheons visit reports.
Order in everything – impact on neighborhood
Christmas 1914 –
Letters 06 Administration – General Letters of Reports to Board & Supporters Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Christmas ; Old Uncle John Shell ; William Creech ; Callahan ; correspondence ; Schoolhouse construction ; publicity ; Ethel de Long ; neighbor’s report ; 1914-1918 CARD 68 – Office 3 (continued) – Letters of Reports to Board & Supporters
Christmas 1914 or 15 – Old Uncle John Shell’s house
Aug 1915 William Creech 1915
etc. Callahan letter
Sep 20, 1916 – Edith Storer (teacher) Laying foundation of Schoolhouse.
Oct 12, 1917 Publicity Miss de L.- Simplicity, sincerity, & joy. These are the 3 strands we try to weave into the Pine Mt. web of life. I turn you into a red rosy blossom…etc.
Oct 38, 1918 Father’s report of children “going to waste” in mining town.
ROAD 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Cathcart (1918) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Celia Cathcart ; Ethel de Long ; fundraising ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; posters ; Harlan Commercial Club ; 1918 File of Letters between Celia Cathcart, Ethel de Long, and others concerning the funding of the Pine Mountain Road, 1916-1917. Contains a poster for the road put out by the Harlan Commercial Club. (2 copies). Some 1918 correspondence.
ROAD 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- de Long Money Raising Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; fundraising ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; 1916-1917 File of letters to various people from Ethel de Long seeking contributions for the road across Pine Mountain; 1916-1917.
ROAD 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Pine Mountain Road Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; de Long, Ethel ; Martin, Darwin ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; publicity ; correspondence ; Alec Day family ; fundraising ; reports ; 1916 ; 1925 ; 1932 ; Contains several letters between Ethel de Long and Darwin Martin about the road written in 1916 and 1925, a copy of a preliminary rept on the road, a publicity letter undated about the road. Also contains materials on getting help for Alec Day’s family, 1932.
Salamanders 21 Friends & Visitors Salamanders Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; salamanders ; correspondence ; Clifford Pope ; American Museum of Natural History ; reptiles ; 1927 ; 1930 ; Correspondence with Clifford Pope of The American Museum of Natural History who came to Pine Mountain in 1927 collecting salamanders and other reptiles.
Sampson 21 Friends & Visitors Sampson, Flem, Governor Kentucky Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Harlan Kiwanis Club ; visits ; Flem Sampson ; Kentucky governor ; R.E. Samuels ; September 1929 ; Sampson, Flem, Governor of Kentucky
(1) Letters about his visit to Pine Mountain Settlement School along with the Harlan Kiwanis Club in September 1929 general correspondence.
(2) Letters from him and from R.E. Samuels relating to the visit are filed under “S”.
Sharp 21 Friends & Visitors Sharp, Cecil J. Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Cecil J. Sharp ; Ethel Zande ; 1923 Correspondence between Sharp & Ethel Zande of friendly nature includes a letter completely in sharp’s own hand
Sharp 21 Friends & Visitors Sharp, Cecil. Letter to Ethel Zande. ALS Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; 1922 Sharp, Cecil. Letter to Ethel Zande. ALS
Shoes 21a Personal Narratives (Written) Shoes: History of the Old Shoe Last Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Katherine Pettit ; Mary E. Smith ; narratives ; shoe lasts ; Hyram Cornett ; Leatherwood, KY ; Perry County, KY ; chestnut oak ; tanned leather ; tan bark ; cattle ; shoes ; moccasins ; tan trough ; 7/1/1925 Statements by Mary E. Smith 7/1/25 /abstract/
Evid. sold Katherine Pettit a shoe last; last made by Hyram Cornett who lived on Leatherwood in Perry Co. (d. 1896). Made all shoes for his family. Made his tan bark from chestnut oak trees, made his tan ooze, tanned leather from his own cattle which he killed & skinned. Made high shoes which laced up; made moccasins for summer; made his own tan trough and ooze from chestnut oak tree; trough made of poplar.
Southern 21 Friends & Visitors Southern Mountain Handicraft Guild 1932 meeting Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Southern Mountain Handicraft Guild ; meetings ; 1932 Southern Mountain Handicraft Guild 1932 meeting
File on the 1932 meeting at Pine Mountain; contains descriptive invitation; mainly acceptances and the like.
Spinning 08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-l Spinning Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Glyn Morris ; Dr. Louise Stanley ; wool spinning ; 1938-05-03 Glyn Morris writes Dr. Louise Stanley, 5/3/1938, that women at Pine Mountain can spin about one pound of wool in six hours.
Student 17 PMSS Publications Student Publications Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; student publications ; Pine Mountain Messenger ; Pine Mountain Echo ; Pine Cone ; Conifer ; Alumni Bulletin ; n/d Student Publications (for location see title cards)
Pine Mountain Messenger
Pine Mountain Echo
Pine Cone
Conifer
Alumni Bulletin
Weaving 09 Staff/Personnel Weaving and dyeing Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Lucy Nicholson ; teachers ; weaving ; Augusta L. Stone ; recipes ; blue pot dye ; dyeing ; 1923 Letter from Lucy Nicholson, weaving teacher, to Augusta L. Stone reporting on recipe for “blue pot” dye. No date.
Student 19 Students Student work for school Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; students ; reports ; staff committees ; work ; education ; 1938 Two reports by staff committees on work and education written around 1938.
Attic: Committee on Future of Pine Mountain.
WEAVING 09 Staff/Personnel Report on Weaving — 1939 Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; reports ; weaving ; Alice J. Keith, John A. Spelman ; A.M. Lehman ; correspondence ; Hindman Settlement School ; Harriet Howard ; Julia Gunn ; 1939 Contains a two page report on weaving at Pine Mountain prepared by Alice J. Keith, John A. Spelman, and A.M. Lehman; also contains a letter on weaving at Hindman from Harriet Howard and Julia Gunn.
Workers 18 Rules and Regulations, 1920s-1940s Workers and Visitors Rules (1921) Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; workers ; visitors ; rules ; instructions ; table graces ; table manners ; housekeeping ; Big Log ; 1921 Contains various sheets of rules such as Pine Mountain Plan for Heads, Toothbrushing instructions, list of table graces, list of table manners, rules for housekeeping at Big Log, and the like.
Workers 09 Staff/Personnel Workers’ Meetings Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; workers; meetings ; minutes ; 1919-1921 ; 1931-1949 ; Workers’ Meetings
Files of minutes exist for these years: 1919-1921; 1931-1949. (Not all files are complete.)

PMSS Subject File I — Complete Transcription

Title SeriesLocation OldAlt. TitleSubject Keyword (on Subject Card)DateCoverage Temporal ; Coverage SpatialDescription
Basket-making08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Katherine Pettit 1936 file in Former Workers cabinet in atticBasket-making / Vegetable dyesPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; crafts ; baskets ; vegetable dyes ; Katherine Pettit ; Emmaline Roberts ; Mary Rogers ;correspondence ; 19301930 ; Hindman, KY ;Abstract of letter: to color baskets they boil willows, leave water in the "vesel", it turns gray and colors baskets they skin spruce pine "park and boil it", put soda in it that colors baskets brown. Used to use hickory bark and broom sage to color bask yellow.
BOLLES08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Attic: general files 1923Bolles & Cunningham (1923)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Lucretia Garfield ; Dorothy Bolles ; PMSS staff ; Ethel Zande ; Mary Rogers ; 1922-19231923 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Contains letters from Dorothy Bolles to Pine Mtn. staff and from Ethel Zande to her; includes her letter to Lucretia Garfield feeling out whether her services might be welcomed by Pine Mountain. 1922-23.
BRADLEY08 General Administration Correspondence 1913- Attic: general files for 1923 under BraWilliam A. Bradley: letter to Ethel Zande, March 26, 1923.Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; William A. Bradley ; Ethel Zande ; Mary Rogers ; 19231923-03-26 ; Pine Mountain, KYWilliam A. Bradley: letter to Ethel Zande, March 26, 1923. ALS discusses her health and his plans for visiting Pine Mountain letter in the year.
Builders07 Director's FilesPine Mountain atticBuilders of Destiny: William CreechPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; script ; radio program ; William Creech ; Earl Hamner ; Mary Rogers ; 19481948 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Copy of the continuity /script/ for episode in the Builders of Destiny radio program on life of William Creech. WLW 1948-12-09, Written by Earl Hamner.
BUILDINGS01 Planning for PMSS / CorrespondenceAttic: 1920 general filesMiss Mary Rockwell (1920)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Mary Rockwell ; Katherine Pettit ; Ethel Zande ; planning ; buildings ; Mary Rogers ;19191920 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Letters between Rockwell, Pettit and Zande about plans for various buildings and progress of the school, 1919-1920. See also Caroline Burkham file for 1920.
BUILDING - BOYS HOUSE10 Built EnvironmentAttic: 1921 general filesJ.S. Duncan Boy's DormitoryPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Ethel Zande ; J.S. Duncan ; planning ; boy's dormitory ; progress ; Mary Rogers ;19211921 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Correspondence between Ethel Zande and J.S Duncan of Chicago concerning the building of boy's dormitory; her letters have many interesting sidelights on progress of work at Pine Mountain.
BUILDING - BURKHAM10 Built EnvironmentAttic: 1920 general filesMiss Caroline Burkham (1920)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Caroline Burkham ; Ethel Zande ; Mary Rockwell Hook ; Katherine Pettit ; rebuilding ; schoolhouse ; 19201920 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;File of letters written by Miss Burkham, Mrs. Zande, Mrs. Hook and Miss Pettit concerning the rebuilding of the schoolhouse. See also Mary Rockwell file for 1920.
BUTLER08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Attic: 1924 general correspondenceMarguerite Butler (1924)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Marguerite Butler ; rural school supervision ; Danish folk schools ; progress at PM ; pamphlets ; rural social work ; Berea College ; fundraising ; 19211924 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Letters to and from Marguerite Butler on a variety of topics including rural school supervision, Danish folk schools, and the general progress of work at Pine Mountain; contains some pamphlets on rural social work put out by Berea around 1922. The material in this file runs from 1921-1924. There is also material on fund-raising efforts.
BUILDINGS - CHAPEL10 Built EnvironmentAttic; Filed under Mn-Mz in the 1921 general filesJessie D. correspondence re ChapelPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Jessie D. Munger ; correspondence ; Chapel ; monetary donations ; 19211921 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;2 letters in her hand one of which dated 11-17-1921 contains the offer of the money which was used to build the chapel.
CONIFER17 PMSS PublicationsAttic: Miscellaneous drawer filed with Pine Cone.The ConiferPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; The Conifer ; student literary publications ; 19411941-1949Student literary publication. File has annual issue for each of these years: 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1959.
CAMPBELL08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-AtticCorrespondence with Mr. and Mrs. John C. CampbellPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Katherine Pettit ; Ethel Zande ; 19181918 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Several copies of letters sent by Katherine Pettit and Ethel Zande may be found in the Ca folder of the 1918 general correspondence; they are primarily personal, newsy letters.
Candidates - Baptism19 StudentsAttic: File styled "Children Who Have Come and Gone -- Lists, Miscellaneous"Candidates for Baptism: List ca. 1922-24Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; baptism ; students ; Chapel ; Mary Rogers ; 1922ca. 1922-1924 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;List of several students who were eligible for baptism into the Pine Mountain church.
CHASE08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-(a) general files for 1925 and 1926 under "C" (b) 1939 general files under "C"Richard ChasePine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; planning ; mountain work ; White Top Folk Festival ; Abingdon, VA ; Mary Rogers ; 19251925 ; 1926 ; 1939 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Letters between Richard Chase and Ethel Zande about his plans for work in the mountains can be found in the general files for 1925 and 1926 under "C". Letters between Chase and Glyn Morris concerning the White Top Folk Festival, Abingdon, Va. may be found in the 1939 general files under "C".
Citizenship19 StudentsAtticCitizenship CommitteePine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Citizenship Committee ; minutes ; athletics ; grounds ; chapel ; school rules ; Mary Rogers ;19321932-1940 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Minutes. There are files containing minutes from 1932-40 in addition to files on the activities of its sub-committees on such topic as athletics, grounds, chapel, and the like. The bulk of the minutes are concerned with punishing various violations of school rules.
Conference13 EducationAttic: Miscellaneous drawer Conference of Southern Mountain Workers 1942Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; conferences ; Southern Mountain Workers ; correspondence ; Adult Education Cooperative Project ; Glyn Morris ; Education Commission ; Mary Rogers ; 19421942 ; Pine Mountain, KYThis file contains extensive correspondence mainly about the Adult Education Cooperative Project in which the Conference was involved, and Glyn Morris as a member of the Education Commission had some interest.
Credit00xxFile: Attic: Miscellaneous drawerCredit UnionPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; credit unions ; correspondence ; Angela Melville ; Mary Rogers ; 19241924 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Folder of material on the credit union Pine Mountain organized in 1924 including general materials about such organizations and correspondence with various individuals including Angela Melville.
Creech16 Special and Annual EventsAttic & wooden box in Burton Rogers' officeCreech CentennialPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Creech ; centennials ; minutes ; Centennial committee ; clippings ; publicity ; programs ; PMSS history ; Lewis Lyttle ; correspondence ; Mary Rogers ; 19451945 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;There are two files; one in attic and one in wooden box in Burton Rogers's office. They contain minutes of the Centennial committee, clippings of newspaper publicity, copies of the program, a statement about the beginning of Pine Mountain Settlement School by Lewis Lyttle, correspondence related to the Centennial.
CREECH, WILLIAM04a Pine Mountain Settlement School HistoryAtticHamner, Earl "Builders of Destiny: William Creech"Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; William Creech ; Earl Hamner ; "Builders of Destiny: William Creech" ; WLW Radio ; radio scripts ; biographies ; Margaret Motter ; 19481948 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Cincinnati, OH ;WLW radio script, 1948, about life of William Creech written with the assistance of Margaret Motter.
DE LONG08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Vaultde Long-Moore LettersPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Ethel de Long ; Elizabeth Moore ; Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Arthur Dodd ; 19131913-1923 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Correspondence of Ethel de Long and Elizabeth Moore from 1913-1923 about various matters concerning PMSS. (There are also 2 photographs by Arthur Dodd -- one of the new 421 as it goes up north side PM and other of a coal train crossing bridge.)
DE LONG01 Planning for PMSS / CorrespondenceAttic: 1918 general filesde Long Personal (1918)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Ethel de Long Zande ; Katherine Pettit ; certificates; Kentucky Council for Defense ; 19181918 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; File of letters written by Ethel de Long Zande in 1918, primarily to Katherine Pettit. Also contains copy of her certificate of appointment to the local unit of the Kentucky Council for Defense.
Early01 Planning for PMSS / CorrespondenceBlack binderEarly Days at Pine Mountain, Vol. IPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; binders ; correspondence ; collection ; Katherine Pettit ; Lewis Lyttle ; minutes ; articles of incorporation ; William Creech ; autobiographies ; Miss Wilson ; board of trustees ; reports ; elections ; dances ; statistical reports ; manuscripts ;elections ; Fitzhugh ; PMSS Christmas ; 19111911-1913 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Collection evidently assembled by Miss Pettit (her name is on binder, labels, etc., in her hand). Contents include: Pettit to "Friends" 5-27-1911, Lyttle to Pettit, 5-9-1911, de Long to "Friends" 1911?, same 11-16-12, C. B. Slemp to Pettit, Lyttle to Pettit, 10-20-12 (original), Minutes, Jan. 1913, Articles of Incorporation, Wm. Creech autobiography, Pettit to "Miss Wilson", 3-20-13, letters to the Board by various people (monthly reports) for 1913, "Sammy" and "Hits Funeral" by Evangeline Bishop, unsigned letter to de Long from worker August 1913, de Long to Mrs. george Hazen, 10-10-13, same to Mrs. J.R. Morton, 12-23-14, same to ? 10-13-13 (describes dances), statistical report for unidentified group 11-13, description of an election by Fitzhugh, Lyttle to Pettit 5-1-11, mss: "Larnin' on Greasy", Pine Mtn. Christmas by de Long, etc.
Early01 Planning for PMSS / CorrespondenceVault ; Carbons of this material may be found in the attic files.)Early Correspondence (file)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; establishing PMSS ; land acquisition ; Lewis Lyttle, A.E. Boggs, R. Chaffey, Merritt Wilson, C.S. Robb, Katherine Pettit ; Creech family ; Mary Rogers ; 19111911-1913 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Copies of letters 1911-1913 relating to the establishment of PMSS, mainly the acquisition of the land. Writers include Lyttle, A.E. Boggs, R. Chaffey, Merritt Wilson, C.S. Robb, K. Pettit, and various members of the Creech family.
EARLY CORRESPONDENCE08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-VaultUntitled binder (possibly intended as companion to binder titled "Early Days at Pine Mt.")Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Katherine Pettit ; Ethel de Long ; Mrs. J.R. Morton ; publicity ; Mary Rogers ;19131913-1921 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Letters from Miss Pettit and Miss de Long to Mrs. J.R. Morton and publicity letters covering the period 1913-1921. Many of the letters to Mrs. Morton are personal letters as opposed to the "Report to the Board" type to which her name has been added.
EARLY HISTORY09 Staff/PersonnelIn Office(Historical Letters)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Harriet Roe ; summer workers ; Leatherwood ; Hindman ; Carr Creek ; Caney ; Funerals ; railroad journeys ; Hazard ; court cases ; Mary Rogers ; 1922June-July 1922 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;File of letters from Harriet Roe - Summer worker June to July 1922. Seems to have gotten into some trouble. Was at one stage very critical, but doesn't state her criticisms. Intended to take a school on Leatherwood after a year. Visits Hindman, Carr Creek, Caney funerals,railroad journeys, Hazard, court cases. Very critical of much that she sees.
FAIR16 Special and Annual EventsAttic: 1921 general filesCommunity Fair (1921)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; clippings ; stories ; fairs ; posters ; Mary Rogers ; 19171917 ; 1919 ; 1920 ; 1921 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Contains several letters relating to various events of the fair; contains a clipping and draft of story about the 1917 fair; contains posters for fairs of 1919, 1920, 1921.
FOLKLORE - MUSIC30 Music1922 general files ; Under "Housemothers" in 1921 files ; DulcimerPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; dulcimers ; Kentucky craftsmen ; instructions ; Mary Rogers ; 19211921, 1922 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Contain several letters about dulcimers, their origin and role in the mountains, orders for dulcimers from Ky. craftsmen. Under "Housemothers" in 1921 files is a slip of instructions on playing the dulcimer.
FOLKLORE - MUSIC30 MusicAttic: 1921 general filesHousemothers (1921)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; directions ; dulcimer ; Mary Rogers ; 19211921 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Contains a small slip of paper entitled "Directions for playing the dulcimer."
FOLKLORE - MUSIC30 MusicAttic: 1918 general filesBallads - FolklorePine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; ballads ; lyrics ; Ethel de Long Zande ; Big Black Mountain ; Mary Rogers ; 19181918 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;A file with several typewritten copies of words to these ballads: Pretty Polly, God Bless Them Pretty Women, Sourwood Mountain, Sweetheart in the Army, Little Mohee, Hangman (collected by Ethel de Long Zande on Big Black Mountain). See also Chase, Richard; see also Sharp, Cecil.
FOLKLORE - DANCING30 Music1936 general files under "H"Folk dancing & Music: NarrationPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; narration ; folk dances ; ballads ; Harlan Music Club ; folk traditions ; Mary Rogers ; 19361936 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; A carbon of a narration given during a presentation of folk dances and ballads for Harlan Music Club in 1936. Explains Pine Mountain's role in preserving folk traditions and explains the background of the dances demonstrated in simple terms.
Forms08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Attic: Miscellaneous drawer"Forms" Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; incidents ; observations ; anecdotes ; Mary Rogers ; 19241924-1927 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; "Forms" -- folder containing copies of brief incidents and observations about PMSS mainly written by Ethel Zande for use in the creation of "personal" letters to the general public. Material covers 1924-1927.
Frontier15 Ongoing ProgramsAttic: Miscellaneous drawerFrontier Nursing ServicePine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Mary Breckinridge ; Ethel de Long Zande ; Glyn Morris ; Bland Morrow ; Mary Rogers ;19251925-1934 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; File by this title contains correspondence from 1925-1934 between (primarily) Mary Breckinridge and Ethel Zande and Glyn Morris and Bland Morrow.
FUNDRAISING08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Attic: 1920 general filesAngela Melville 1920 TripPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; correspondence ; Angela Melville ; Katherine Pettit ; Ethel Zande ; fundraising ; central Kentucky ; Mary Rogers ; 19201920 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Central Kentucky ; Contains letters to and from Angela Melville, Katherine Pettit and Ethel Zande re Miss Melville's fund-raising efforts in the first half of 1920. Also includes a day by day account of her efforts in central Kentucky from 2/29/20 to 3/19/20. Has some fascinating glimpses of the problems PM encountered in getting money.
FURMAN08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-1836 files under FLucy FurmanPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Lucy Furman ; Glyn Morris ; Alice Cobb ; Katherine Pettit ; articles ; News Notes ; 19361936 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Several letters to and from Miss Furman to Morris and to Alice Cobb concerning the article on Katherine Pettit for the News Notes and a box of things being sent by some friends of hers to the school. 1936.
GUIDANCE13 EducationAttic: miscellaneous filesProposals for a Vocational Guidance Program at Pine Mountain (1928)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; vocational guidance program ; planning ; Kendall Bassett ; memorandum ; Angela Melville ; Margaret Motter ; field work ; correspondence ; 19281928 ; 1929 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; 1. Detailed plan for a program with courses, aims, methods by Kendall Bassett.
2. Memorandum from Angela Melville to Margaret Motter re Vocational School -- proposes an experiment involving field work in specific vocations for boy (1929)
HARLAN SCHOOLS - EDUCATION24 Literary Productions, Related & Derived LiteratureVaultUntitled TypescriptPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; teachers ; reforming ; Harlan County ; rural schools ; Green Hill ; W.T. Brown ; Lejunior, KY ; Rose Brown ; n/dn/d ; Lejunior, KY ; Harlan County, KY ; Describes a young teacher's experiences in reforming a Harlan County rural school at Green Hill (?)
HARLAN CO. EDUCATION24 Literary Productions, Related & Derived LiteratureB. R. OfficeDotson, John A. - Socio-Economic Background...Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; socio-economic factors ; changing education ; Harlan County, KY ; dissertation ; George Peabody College for Teachers ; curricula ; Benham School ; Hall School ; Loyall School ; 19431943 ; George Peabody College for Teachers ; Harlan County, KY ; Dotson, John A. "Socio-Economic Background, and Changing Education in Harlan County, Kentucky."
Corrected draft of a Ph.D. dissertation submitted at George Peabody College for Teachers, 1943. An analysis of social and economic factors at work in Harlan County and their impact on the curricula of Benham, Hall, Loyall and Pine Mountain Schools.
HENCH09 Staff/PersonnelVault - This is a black notebook or binder.NotebookPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; notebooks ; binders ; correspondence ; Elizabeth Hench ; PMSS Christmas postcard ; publicity letters ; Ethel de Long ; 19151915-1917 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Notebook: October 1915 - February 1917
Mainly correspondence from and to Elizabeth Hench; contains a color postcard "Christmas from Pine Mountain" (1916) and several publicity letters; some letters to Miss Hench from Miss de Long.
Hench08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-1921 general filesElizabeth C. Hench (1921)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Elizabeth C. Hench ; Ethel Zande ; Joy Stock Company ; milk cows ;19211921 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Elizabeth C. Hench (1921)
Correspondence between Ethel Zande and Elizabeth Hench mainly concerning the Joy Stock Company (a means of securing good milk cows for PMSS).
HINDMAN08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-VaultHindman Roots & Miscellaneous DocumentsPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Hindman ; May Stone ; correspondence ; publicity ; Katherine Pettit ; Mary C. Smith ; Sassafras, KY ; Cassie B. Smith ; William Creech ; 19131913 ; 1917 ; 1918 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Sketch of origins of Hindman by May Stone; Christmas letter from Hindman, 1913; early publicity letter for PMSS by Ethel de Long written from Hindman; letters to K. Pettit from Mary C. Smith, Sassafras, Ky. 1918; letter to K.P. from Cassie B. Smith, 1917; typed copy of Wm. Creech's story of his life.
LINE FORK14 MedicalVault - black letter-sized binderLine Fork NotesPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; history ; Line Fork ; binder ; Isabella McMeekin ; Martha Van meter ; ellen Davies ; Elen harpham ; Frances Conquist ; photos ; n/dn/d ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Line Fork, KY ; A history of Line Fork's first year by Isabella McMeekin, Martha Van Meter, Ellen Davies, Emily Harpham, and France Conquist, each contributing a chapter. The Conquist chapter is illustrated with photos glued to the mss. Good detail.
Lyttle16 Special and Annual EventsCreech Centennial File, AtticLyttle, LewisPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; PMSS history ; Creech centennial ; 19461946 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Statement about the beginning of PMSS made for the Creech centennial, 1946.
MACKAYE08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Attic: 1921 general filesMacKaye, PercyPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Ethel Zande ; Katherine Pettit ; Percy MacKaye ;19211921 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Letters written in 1921 by Ethel Zande, Katherine Pettit and poet-dramatist Percy MacKaye regarding his visit to Pine Mountain that summer.
MCNEW??(1) Filed under "H" in the 1929 general correspondence files
(2) 1927 files.
McNew, Helen (Mrs. R.E.)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; book donations ; Harlan Public Library ; Mrs. C.J. Hunt ; Little Falls, NJ ; autograph letters ; folk dancing ; Harlan, KY ; 19271927 ; 1929 ; Harlan, KY ; (1) Series of letters concerning possible donation of books to the then-in-formation Harlan Public Library by Mrs. C. J. Hunt of Little Falls, N.J. Two autograph letters of Mrs. McNew.
(2) 2 letters written in 1927 dealing with folk dancing presentation in Harlan.
MAGAZINE & NEWSPAPER26 Misc. Newspaper & Magazine ClippingsAttic: 1920 general filesArticles Published in MagazinesPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; newspaper clippings ; Schoolhouse fire ; correspondence ; manuscripts ; photographs ; William A. Bradley ; Coutts (Coots) Family ; typescripts ; Margaret McCutcheon ; George Meldrum ; Lexington Herald ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; Conference of Charities & Correction ; Celia Cathcart ; Akron Press ; E.K. Wells ; 19151915 ; 1917 ; 1918 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Lexington, KY ; Boston, MA ; Akron, OH ; Indianapolis, IN ; Clippings about the fire that destroyed the School-house; correspondence ca. 1918 concerning possible magazine articles ; draft mss "So Long as the Constitution of the United States Stands"; with photographs clipped to it; "Uncle William Creech" mss by William A. Bradley; statement on the Coutts (Cotts) family's origins; typescripts of letters from "Louise", Margaret McCutcheon, George Meldrum about PMSS; "America Needs the Mountains" mss; "What One Kentucky School Is Doing in Forestry" submitted to Lex. Herald; letter printed in Boston 6-28-1917; untitled ms on road; mss presented according to pencilled note at Conference of Charities & Correction, Indianapolis, June 1915; untitled mss on road by Celia Cathcart; clipping from Akron Press and program from presentation by E.K. Wells.
MARTIN08 General Administration Correspondence 1913Attic: 1918 general filesMartinPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Ethel Zande ; Katherine Pettit ; Darwin D. Martin ; school management ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; 19181918 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Contains correspondence between Ethel Zande, Katherine Pettit and Darwin D. Martin about details of school management and the Road.
MARTIN08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Attic: 1919 general filesMartin, Mr. D.D. (1919)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Darwin D. Martin ; Katherine Pettit ; Ethel Zande ; Evelyn Wells ; Delco plant ; furnaces ; narrative ; Board of Trustees ; 19191919 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; File of letters between Martin, Pettit, Zande and Wells. Main topic; Delco plant, furnace. Contains a faded duplicated document entitled "Our First Visit to Pine Mountain Settlement School, Inc." An account by Martin of his trip in October 1919 to attend the Board meeting at the school.
MEDICAL SETTLEMENT14 MedicalAttic: 1920 general filesMedical Settlement (1920)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Medical Settlement ; Harriet Butler ; Ethel Zande ; Dr. Huse ; prospectus ; bills ; 19201920 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Line Fork, KY ;Contains correspondence with various parties about plans for the Medical Settlement; a rather lengthy exchange of letters between Harriet Butler and Ethel Zande; a report on Dr. Huse and Miss Butler's first month of work; a prospectus for the work; bills for equipment and the like.
Medical 15 MedicalAttic: Miscellaneous drawerMedical Settlement (1920)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Sam Kendrick ; "House Customs" ; Mrs. Alderman ; housekeepers ; correspondence ; 19201920s ; 1930s ; Spring 1934 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Line Fork, KY ; Miscellaneous file by that title contains reports of work by Sam Kendrick there in Spring 1934; list of "House Customs" when Mrs. Alderman was housekeeper in the 1920's; some incidental correspondence of the thirties regarding affairs there.
Parsons09 Staff/PersonnelAtticParsons, Lura Murder CasePine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Ethel Zande ; prosecution ; clippings ; photographs ; Relief Fund ; trial transcripts ; 19201920 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;In attic there is a box containing correspondence to and from Mrs. Zande in her prosecution of the case including clippings, some photographs, and materials on the Relief Fund. In a separate package there is a bound set of the transcripts of the trial.
Peabody08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Attic; 1923 file under PePeabody, George FosterPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; George Foster Peabody ; correspondence ; Katherine Pettit ; endowment funds ;19231923 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Letters between Peabody and Katherine Pettit on the subject of endowment funds.
Peabody08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-1923 file under PeGeorge F. PeabodyPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; George Foster Peabody ; correspondence ; Katherine Pettit ; school financing ; 19231924 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Series of four letters between Peabody and Miss Pettit on financing schools.
PETTIT08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-VaultKatherine Pettit's Early Work in the MountainsPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Katherine Pettit ; settlement work ; Hazard, KY ; Hindman, KY ; clippings ; May Stone ; 18991899-1900 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Reports of settlement work in Hazard and Hindman,1899 and 1900; typescripts of newspaper articles about her trip to mts; statement about their work together by May Stone.
PETTIT07 Director's FilesAttic: 1920 general filesPettit--Personal (1920)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Katherine Pettit ; personal correspondence ; 19201920 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Lexington, KY ; Letters written by Miss Pettit primarily to her sisters and friends in the Bluegrass--chatty, newsy letters for the most part. Covers 1920.
PETTIT08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Attic: workers' file cabinet.Katherine Pettit--Founder.Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Glyn Morris ; Katherine Pettit ; correspondence ; campaign ; eastern KY ; woodlands ; 19291929-1936 ; 1935 ; 1932-1933 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; eastern Kentucky ; Three file folders.
(1) 1929-1936 letters mainly to and from Pettit and Glyn Morris
(2) 1935. In addition to letters to and from Morris, includes materials on her campaign to save eastern Ky. woodlands
(3) 1932-33. Letters mainly to and from Morris. Gives him advice on how to handle various problems of the school and community relations.
PETTIT08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Attic: 1918 general filesPettit Personal (1918)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Katherine Pettit ; ethel de Long Zande ; Schoolhouse fire ; 19181918 ; 1918-01-24 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;File of letters mainly from Katherine Pettit to Ethel de Long Zande; contains the latter's account of the schoolhouse fire written to Miss Pettit on 1-24.
Pine Cone17 PMSS PublicationsMiscellaneous drawer - attic filesThe Pine ConePine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; The Pine Cone ; student publications ; 1930-19491930-1949 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Student publication; format varies between newspaper and magazine from year to year; some issues were mimeographed, most printed. Volume numbers were duplicated so issues are given below only by year and month. (See "Pine Cone" on PMSS website for list of issues.)
Pine Mountain20 Alumni & Alumni RelationsAttic: Miscellaneous file drawer in bundle with Pine Cone(Pine Mountain) Alumni BulletinPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Pine Mountain Alumni Bulletin ; newsletters ; 1939April 1939 ; August 1939Printed newsletter for alumni. Issues: April 1939, August 1939.
Pine Mountain04 Pine Mountain Settlement School HistoriesVaultPine Mountain History, 1938-39Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Evelyn Wells ; PMSS history ; schedules; board reports ; programs ; Nonesuch ; Dye Pot and Loom ; 19381938-1939Contains material intended to be used in updating Miss Wells's history to include the year indicated. Schedule, report to Board, programs, copy of Nonsuch (rival paper to Pine Cone), folder from Dye Pot and Loom, etc. Also rough notes for summary of year.
PINE MT HISTORY04 Pine Mountain Settlement School Historiesn/aLetters in reply to Alice Cobbs enquiryPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Alice Cobb ; Celia Cathcart ; Katherine Pettit ; Henry Creech ; William Creech ; Mary Rockwell Hook ; Bobby Coots ; Zande, Ethel ; Uncle Fiddler John ; 19421942 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Louisville, KY ;Letters in Reply to Alice Cobb's Enquiry for Anecdotes in Writing History 1942.
(1) Cathcart. Bobby Cootes who had "moved around" sitting on Mrs. Z's lap before the fire. When you get drunk & begin to tear around I reckon I'll go back to grandpap's and stay till you get sobered up. -- Uncle Fiddler John & chinguapin money.
(2) Miss Pettit trying to convince the world was round...(?)..Did you try to convince her it was flat? I didn't even try. She takes so much peace & satisfaction out of thinking it is round I don't have the heart to disabuse her mind."
(3) Someone who had heard Miss P. speak describes her.
(4) Letter from Henry Creek about his father.
(5) Set of Miss Pettit's stories (The Two Hoes & Uncle William)
(6) Mary Hook's plans for grounds. (Philosophy of Land Use quote)
Pine Mountain17 PMSS PublicationsAttic filesPine Mountain MessengerPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Pine Mountain Messenger ; student newspapers ; journals ; Pine Mt. Echo ; 19291929-07-04 (Pine Mt. Echo) ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Contains one complete copy of the Pine Mountain Messenger, Vol. I: No. 1, which says "This is the first school paper attempted at Pine Mountain..." Also, a second copy of some pages of this typewritten journal. Also a copy of the Pine Mt. Echo, July 4, 1929 (also a typed newspaper).
Pine Mountain??Attic: Committee on the Future of Pine MountainPine Mountain Settlement School: Future/PurposePine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Committee on the Future of Pine Mountain ; minutes ; position papers ; Edith Cold ; Mrs. Keith19371937 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;In 1937 the staff created a committee to study the future of the school. The file on the committee contains some random minutes and discussion records and a copy of a position paper by Miss Cold and Mrs. Keith about the purpose of Pine Mountain; it also contains unrelated papers on work and minimum essentials.
Publicity17 PMSS Publications: Publicity and FundraisingAttic: 1922 general filesPublicity (1922)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Katherine Wright ; New-Church League Journal ; William Creech ; Lucy Halbert ; American Journal of Nursing ; Emily Harpham ; College Club of Akron Bulletin ; E.K. Wells ; calendars ; lists ; memoranda ; fundraising ; publicity ; drawings ; 19201920 ; 1921 ; 1922 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Contains "Glimpses of the Pine Mountain Christmas" by Katherine Wright printed in The New-Church League Journal (12/21); several copies of two versions of folders with Uncle William's Reasons and Letters; "Mountain Children in Kentucky" by Lucy Halbert, the American Journal of Nursing (12/22); "A Day in a Ky. Mtn. School" by Emily Harpham, College Club of Akron Bulletin (12/20); drawing for use on folder with Uncle William's Reasons plus a print from this drawing; (based on photo of Uncle William with rifle over shoulder); E.K.Wells's calendar, lists, and memorandum book (unbound) of 1922 fund-raising trip.
PUBLICITY17 PMSS Publications: Publicity and FundraisingVaultLetters and Notes, 1911-1949Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; appeals for funds ; financial statements ; photographs ; graduates ; 19111911-1940 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Letters sent out as appeals for funds. Dates: 5-1911, 10-1912, 10-1-13, 1-2-14, 7-15-14, 11-14-14, 11-21-14, 12-10-14, 6-15, 11-20-15, 4-30-16, 9-15-16, 1-24-17,1-31-17, 10-12-17, 11-17, Memorial Day 1918, 5-1-20, 10-28-18, 3-28-21, 2-23, 4-1-24, 4-1-25, 5-26. 4-27.
Spring letters: 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940,1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949. Sept. 1935, Oct. 1938.
Financial statements 1919.
Pictures of graduates (n.d.) (prob. 1940's)
Religious01 Planning for Pine Mountain/CorrespondenceAttic: 1922 general files ; Files: Wi and Roa-RofRELIGIOUSPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Rev. A.L. Wison ; Dr. T.B. Roberts ; Katherine Pettit ; nondenominational church ; 19221922 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Contains letters from Rev.A.L. Wilson, Dr. T.B. Roberts and Katherine Pettit concerning the nondenominational church at Pine Mountain.
Reports to board06 Administration - Generaln/aLetters of Reports to Board 1914-1918Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; board reports ; correspondence ; Big Log ; Laurel House construction ; tuition ; lime ; plaster ; nurses ; canning ; summer school ; industrial training ; Ethel Zande ; Katherine Pettit ; school board ; sawmills ; Gabe's Branch ; Schoolhouse ; plantings ; Tool House ; teachers ; children ; 19141914 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; CARD 66 - Office 1 - Letters of Reports to Board 1914 - 1918 (Secretary)
(1) Aug 10, 1914 - Big Log finished description. L.H. begun.
Tuition - family pays $15 cost per child $140. Recipient of gift no known to donor.
Nurse doing hygiene in rural school.
Lime burned(?) - plaster for building & on farm.
Blackberries canned. Beans, corn, apples (sprayed), applesauce.
Summer school industrial training effective.
(2) Sept 14 - Miss Zande will get Miss Pettit on school board.
Sawmill over to Gabe's Branch for Schoolhouse timber.
About school & selling "(?)", out of area.
(3) Oct 1914 - Miss de Long rye sown. Fruit trees & bulbs planted.(?) made(?). 33 in school family tool house built.
Teachers dismayed by lack of foundations. Quick to recognize intelligence when it appears in unconventional forms. Appreciative of children's direct & vigorous speech.
Letters06 Administration - Generaln/aLetters of Reports to Board 1914-18Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Ethel de Long ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; patrons ; board reports ; streams ; marshlands ; logs ; houses ; fruit trees ; crops ; Old Log ; Big Log ; juxtapositions ; Katherine Pettit ; farm ; fencing ; berry bushes ; grape vines ; orchard ; disc harrowing ; lime sprinkling ; plantings ; neighborhood events ; Margaret McCutcheons ; teachers ; visit reports ; 19141914 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; CARD 67 - Office 2 (Letters of Reports to Board 1914 - 1918, continued)
Miss de Long date uncertain - Road.
There is nothing great & nothing small & we are sure that our intense conviction that there must be a road. can find ways & means of paying for a road. (copy in library?)
Miss de Long to "Patrons" Nov 14, 1914 - "cleared field(?), cleaned out streams, ditched marshlands, hewn logs made road, built houses, planted fruit trees, laid by crop." Old Log - logs hewn 90 yrs. ago. -- Big Log - typical of its aims too is juxtaposition of loom & dictionary, spinning wheel & globe, homemade baskets & Victrola. Miss Pettit & farm.(?) (?) (?) , fencing, fruit trees, berry bushes, grape vines & (?) orchard. Disc harrow, lime sprinkling cow peas & rye, build up fields & gardens. Watermelons, sweet potatoes 6 - 9 yrs of age.
Neighborhood good times - box suppers, bean stringing, squirrel roasts, country dances, log rolling, wool picking, quiltings, stiroffs (antidotes to moonshine)
Fall 1914 - Margaret McCutcheons visit reports.
Order in everything - impact on neighborhood
Christmas 1914 -
Letters06 Administration - Generaln/aLetters of Reports to Board & SupportersPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Christmas ; Old Uncle John Shell ; William Creech ; Callahan ; correspondence ; Schoolhouse construction ; publicity ; Ethel de Long ; neighbor's report ; 1914-19181914-1918 ; Pine Mountain, KYCARD 68 - Office 3 (continued) - Letters of Reports to Board & Supporters
Christmas 1914 or 15 - Old Uncle John Shell's house
Aug 1915 William Creech 1915
etc. Callahan letter
Sep 20, 1916 - Edith Storer (teacher) Laying foundation of Schoolhouse.
Oct 12, 1917 Publicity Miss de L.- Simplicity, sincerity, & joy. These are the 3 strands we try to weave into the Pine Mt. web of life. I turn you into a red rosy blossom...etc.
Oct 38, 1918 Father's report of children "going to waste" in mining town.
ROAD08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Attic: 1918 general files (see also Martin)Cathcart (1918)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Celia Cathcart ; Ethel de Long ; fundraising ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; posters ; Harlan Commercial Club ; 19181916 ; 1917 ; 1918File of Letters between Celia Cathcart, Ethel de Long, and others concerning the funding of the Pine Mountain Road, 1916-1917. Contains a poster for the road put out by the Harlan Commercial Club. (2 copies). Some 1918 correspondence.
ROAD08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-Atticde Long Money RaisingPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; fundraising ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; 19161916-1917 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; File of letters to various people from Ethel de Long seeking contributions for the road across Pine Mountain; 1916-1917.
ROAD08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-VaultPine Mountain RoadPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; de Long, Ethel ; Martin, Darwin ; Laden Trail (The Road) ; publicity ; correspondence ; Alec Day family ; fundraising ; reports ; 19161916 ; 1925 ; 1932 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Contains several letters between Ethel de Long and Darwin Martin about the road written in 1916 and 1925, a copy of a preliminary rept on the road, a publicity letter undated about the road. Also contains materials on getting help for Alec Day's family, 1932.
Salamanders21 Friends & VisitorsAttic: Filed under "N-Q" in 1927 general files ; Second trip 1930; 1930 files under "N" and "P"SalamandersPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; salamanders ; correspondence ; Clifford Pope ; American Museum of Natural History ; reptiles ; 19271927 ; 1930 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Correspondence with Clifford Pope of The American Museum of Natural History who came to Pine Mountain in 1927 collecting salamanders and other reptiles.
Sampson21 Friends & Visitors(1) Filed under "K" in 1929 general correspondence ; (2) Filed under "S".Sampson, Flem, Governor KentuckyPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Harlan Kiwanis Club ; visits ; Flem Sampson ; Kentucky governor ; R.E. Samuels ; 19291929 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Sampson, Flem, Governor of Kentucky
(1) Letters about his visit to Pine Mountain Settlement School along with the Harlan Kiwanis Club in September 1929 general correspondence.
(2) Letters from him and from R.E. Samuels relating to the visit are filed under "S".
Sharp21 Friends & Visitors1923 attic files under ShaSharp, Cecil J.Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Cecil J. Sharp ; Ethel Zande ;19231923 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Correspondence between Sharp & Ethel Zande of friendly nature includes a letter completely in sharp's own hand
Sharp21 Friends & Visitors1922 general files under Sha-SheSharp, Cecil. Letter to Ethel Zande. ALSPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; 19221922 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Sharp, Cecil. Letter to Ethel Zande. ALS
Shoes21a Personal Narratives (Written)Original in Katherine Pettit 1936 file ; Former Workers cabinet--atticShoes: History of the Old Shoe LastPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Katherine Pettit ; Mary E. Smith ; narratives ; shoe lasts ; Hyram Cornett ; Leatherwood, KY ; Perry County, KY ; chestnut oak ; tanned leather ; tan bark ; cattle ; shoes ; mocccasins ; tan trough ; 19251925 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Leatherwood, KY ; Perry County, KY ; Statements by Mary E. Smith 7/1/25 /abstract/
Evid. sold Katherine Pettit a shoe last; last made by Hyram Cornett who lived on Leatherwood in Perry Co. (d. 1896). Made all shoes for his family. Made his tan bark from chestnut oak trees, made his tan ooze, tanned leather from his own cattle which he killed & skinned. Made high shoes which laced up; made moccasins for summer; made his own tan trough and ooze from chestnut oak tree; trough made of poplar.
Southern21 Friends & VisitorsAttic: Misc. drawerSouthern Mountain Handicraft Guild 1932 meetingPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Southern Mountain Handicraft Guild ; meetings ; 19321932 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Southern Mountain Handicraft Guild 1932 meeting
File on the 1932 meeting at Pine Mountain; contains descriptive invitation; mainly acceptances and the like.
Spinning08 General Administration Correspondence 1913-lAttic: Itinerant Home Ec Teacher fileSpinningPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; Glyn Morris ; Dr. Louise Stanley ; wool spinning ; 19381938 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Glyn Morris writes Dr. Louise Stanley, 5/3/1938, that women at Pine Mountain can spin about one pound of wool in six hours.
Student17 PMSS Publications(for location see title cards)Student PublicationsPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; student publications ; Pine Mountain Messenger ; Pine Mountain Echo ; Pine Cone ; Conifer ; Alumni Bulletin ; n/dn/d ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Line Fork, KY ; Student Publications (for location see title cards)
Pine Mountain Messenger
Pine Mountain Echo
Pine Cone
Conifer
Alumni Bulletin
Weaving09 Staff/Personnel1923 attic files under Sn-SoWeaving and dyeingPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; correspondence ; Lucy Nicholson ; teachers ; weaving ; Augusta L. Stone ; recipes ; blue pot dye ; dyeing ; 19231923 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Letter from Lucy Nicholson, weaving teacher, to Augusta L. Stone reporting on recipe for "blue pot" dye. No date.
Student19 StudentsAttic: Committee on the Future of Pine MountainStudent work for schoolPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; students ; reports ; staff committees ; work ; education ; 19381938 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Two reports by staff committees on work and education written around 1938.
Attic: Committee on Future of Pine Mountain.
WEAVING09 Staff/PersonnelAttic: miscellaneous drawerReport on Weaving -- 1939Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; reports ; weaving ; Alice J. Keith, John A. Spelman ; A.M. Lehman ; correspondence ; Hindman Settlement School ; Harriet Howard ; Julia Gunn ; 19391939 ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Hindman, KY ; Contains a two page report on weaving at Pine Mountain prepared by Alice J. Keith, John A. Spelman, and A.M. Lehman; also contains a letter on weaving at Hindman from harriet Howard and Julia Gunn.
Workers18 Rules and Regulations, 1920s-1940sAttic: 1921 general ilesWorkers and Visitors Rules (1921)Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; workers ; visitors ; rules ; instructions ; table graces ; table manners ; housekeeping ; Big Log ; 19211921 ; Pine Mountain, KY ;Contains various sheets of rules such as Pine Mountain Plan for Heads, toothbrushing instructions, list of table graces, list of table manners, rules for housekeeping at Big Log, and the like.
Workers09 Staff/PersonnelAtticWorkers' MeetingsPine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain, KY ; Mary Rogers ; workers; meetings ; minutes ;19191919-1921 ; 1931-1949 ;Workers' Meetings
Files of minutes exist for these years: 1919-1921; 1931-1949. (Not all files are complete.)