Title of Collection

Blue Ridge Encampment Papers, 1952-2002

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


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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.

Biographical Note

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.

Donor Note



The collection is arranged by material type then by date.

Content List

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)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #38

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Milliken Special Collections to make an appointment

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

ACU StaffKayla Sanderson

Subjects--Personal Names

Horton, A.R.; Brents, J.W.; Goodpasture, B.C.; Mankin, Jim (1936-1998)


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