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Contains 9 Results:

Box 1

 Box — Box: 1
Collection number: Box 1
Scope and Contents From the Box: Dr. John Belcher was an associate professor of sociology at the University of Georgia.  Dr. Belcher contributed most of his time to gather information regarding the living conditions of various populations ranging from small villages in Puerto Rico to rural Georgia in the nineteenth century.  He served his field well in collecting required demographic information to further his study as well as to promote beneficial programs to aid society. Within the two boxes are rough draft letters...
Dates: 1959 - 1983; Majority of material found in 1959, 1960, 1975, 1976, and 1983

Folder 1

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Collection number: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Essay titled, “Level of Living Scales as Measures of Disaster Impact and Recovery” by: John Belcher and Frederick Bates. Discusses the need for a plan for measuring the level at which reconstruction becomes development to aid in disaster relief.
Dates: 1959 - 1983; Majority of material found in 1959, 1960, 1975, 1976, and 1983

Folder 2

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Collection number: Folder 2
Scope and Contents Essay titled “Early Nineteenth Century Household Sanitation Norms in Rural Georgia” Lists the routines of the stated period in everyday life. It is a very detailed description of daily duties that covers every conceivable action.
Dates: 1959 - 1983; Majority of material found in 1959, 1960, 1975, 1976, and 1983

Folder 3

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Collection number: Folder 3
Scope and Contents Brochure of Valdosta/Lowndes area. Sponsored by local businesses, and it promotes the arrival of any new residents or businesses by showing the local hospital and educational avenues within the area.
Dates: 1959 - 1983; Majority of material found in 1959, 1960, 1975, 1976, and 1983

Folder 4

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Collection number: Folder 4
Scope and Contents Rough draft letters concerning the benevolence of Park wood Development Center, which is a refuge for the mentally handicapped. They attend school there and have projects like woodworking that they can do. There is also a makeshift list of things that he planned on obtaining to compose a slide show for the center.
Dates: 1959 - 1983; Majority of material found in 1959, 1960, 1975, 1976, and 1983

Folder 5

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Collection number: Folder 5
Scope and Contents Transcription and hand written charts concerning Determinants in Levels of Living in Rural Puerto Rico. Also contains a demographic chart that determined how the populace lived. The charts categorize the people based on race and religion.
Dates: 1959 - 1983; Majority of material found in 1959, 1960, 1975, 1976, and 1983

Folder 6

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Collection number: Folder 6
Scope and Contents Book: Retirement Survey, Camden County. People would be interviewed to determine the living condition of the elderly. The survey asked the participants every conceivable question about their lives.
Dates: 1959 - 1983; Majority of material found in 1959, 1960, 1975, 1976, and 1983

Folder 7

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Collection number: Folder 7
Scope and Contents Transcription of Interviews on random topics, mainly of church functions and hypothetical questions to determine the response of the interviewed.
Dates: 1959 - 1983; Majority of material found in 1959, 1960, 1975, 1976, and 1983

John Belcher Papers

 Box — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-29
Scope and Contents Dr. John Belcher was an associate professor of sociology at the University of Georgia.  Dr. Belcher contributed most of his time to gather information regarding the living conditions of various populations ranging from small villages in Puerto Rico to rural Georgia in the nineteenth century.  He served his field well in collecting required demographic information to further his study as well as to promote beneficial programs to aid society. Within the two boxes are rough draft letters...
Dates: 1959 - 1983; Majority of material found in 1959, 1960, 1975, 1976, and 1983