Manuscript Collection

Ecological Patterns Of American Rural Communities - Accession 1271 - M623 (676)

Title

Ecological Patterns Of American Rural Communities - Accession 1271 - M623 (676)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1271 - M623 (676)

Inclusive Dates

June 1947

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

4 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

Dr. Allen David Edwards (1905-2004) was a Winthrop College professor and served as Chairman of the Winthrop College Sociology Department from 1944 through 1971. Dr. Edwards was active in the formation of the Social Service Workers Club was a charter member of the Optimist Club of Rock Hill, SC. He also served as State Director of the AARP from 1983 through 1986 and for five years was the Dean of the since defunct Friendship Junior College in Rock Hill, SC.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of Ecological Patterns of American Rural Communities which is a paper with “the thesis…is that the concept “rural Community,” which has been used to apply exclusively to the town-country (trade center) community, must be broadened to include all rural community groups.” This booklet was written by Allen D. Edwards in June of 1947 and was reprinted from Rural Sociology, Vol. 12, No. 2, June, 1947.

Provenance

Ecological Patterns of American Rural Communities was donated to the Archives by Dr. Allen D. Edwards on March 16, 1948.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Ecological Patterns Of American Rural Communities - Accession 1271 - M623 (676)

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