Jerome S. Handler Papers, 1968-1976 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 3/RG 4/FP17-4-F2
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: This collection consists of Jerome S. Handler's faculty papers. Box 1 consists of research papers written by former students and one written by Handler himself. In all there are five research papers concerning the towns of Cypress, Pittsburg, Eddyville, and Buncombe, Illinois as well as more general Southern Illinois regional kinship themes. Box 2 consists of field notes that Dr. Handler collected while doing research in various Southern Illinois communities. This contains field notes from the late 1960's and 1970's concerning Buncombe, Eddyville, Cypress, Gorham and Stonefort communities in Illinois. The collection documents social, political, economic, religious, and demographic information on each community.