Alice Justice Kinder Manuscript,
Scope and Contents
Alice Justice Kinder Manuscript contains the proofs for Alice Kinder's The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy. The plot of The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy focuses on the life of the Justice family after William Justice graduated from high school. Autobiographical in nature, it describes Justice's early years as a school teacher and husband and follows his life through until his death.
- circa 1994
The materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
No Interlibrary loan.
This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.
Alice J. Kinder was native to Pikeville, Kentucky and worked a school teacher. She wrote the "Mountain Roots" column for the Appalachian News-Express in Pikeville, Kentucky and approximate twelve books including Climbing Steps : a history of the Grace Baptist Church, 1947- 1964 (1965), Mama's Kitchen Windows: Vignettes from Life in the Kentucky Hills (1977), Papa's Neighbors: Glimpses of Life in the Kentucky Hills (1979), Mama's Pathway to Heaven (1983), Papa's Walking Shoes (1986), Old-fashioned Mountain Mothers (1981), Mountain Seasons (1986), Mountain Mothers I: Mountain Roots (1986), William C. Hambley: the Mayor Who Moved a Mountain (1988), Willie-Boy (1988), The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy (1994), Family Roots (1994). Pikeville College awarded Kinder an honorary doctorate degree for her writing. Kinder also received two Kentucky Colonel awards for her contributions to Appalachian literature.
- Education -- Kentucky -- Pikeville
- Justice, William McKinley
- Kinder, Alice Justice. Call of the Kentucky mountains
- Pikeville (Ky.) -- Religious life and customs
- Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography
0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)
The Alice Justice Kinder Manuscript contains the proof copies of the novel, The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy by Alice J. Kinder and her father William M. Justice. Willie-Boy and The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy was based on an autobiography written by William Justice prior to his death in 1968. Kinder adapted and published it.
This is a one-folder collection.
Alice J. Kinder donated this collection to the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection on November 21, 1994. The accession number is MKA. This collection was opened to the public on 20 August 2002.
Processed by Deborah Bell, Kathryn Staley, 2002; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, May 2005.
- AC.144: Alice Justice Kinder Manuscript, circa 1994
- Processed by: Deborah Bell, Kathryn Staley; machine-readable finding aid created by: Kathryn Staley
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Description Is In English