Title of Collection
Blue Ridge Encampment Papers, 1952-2002
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains the programs, financial documents, correspondence, and photographs associated with the Blue Ridge Encampment in North Carolina. This collection also includes papers, sermons on cassette tape, video cassettes, and audio reels, pamphlets, directories, agendas, photos, and minutes from meetings. The collection is housed in 7 boxes.
The Blue Ridge Encampment began meeting in 1951 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, N.C. The first directors of the camp were A.R. Holton and J.W. Brents. The camp focuses on spiritual messages, singing, fellowship, and recreational activities.
The collection is arranged by material type then by date.
Box 1: Camp programs; Camp records, 1985; Archive notebook, 1960-2002; Photo albums, 1971 and 1985 Box 2: Camp Records, 1952-86; Photographs; Camp Charter; Master Mailing List; Meeting Minutes, 1958-94 Box 3: Camp Records, 1987-98; Ad flier and proof, 1998 Unprocessed materials- Box 4: Papers Box 5: Sermons on Cassette tape Box 6: Sermons on cassette tape, video cassettes, and audio reel Box 7: Pamplets, directories, agendas, photos, minutes from meetings, and sermons on cassette tape
Extent of Collection
7.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #38
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], File or Folder Name, Blue Ridge Encampment Papers, 1952-2002. Center for Restoration Studies MS #38. Milliken Special Collections, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
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Finding Aid created by
ACU Staff, Kayla Sanderson
Horton, A.R.; Brents, J.W.; Goodpasture, B.C.; Mankin, Jim (1936-1998)
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