Included are class syllabi and Parker's lecture notes from his career at both Kentucky Southern College (KSC) and Berea College. There are also records from the KSC Alumni Association and newsclippings about Kentucky Southern. The collection also has copies of the KSC yearbook, the Photopheron, for the years 1966 to 1968, and KSC catalogs from 1966 to 1969. There is also a vinyl 33 1/3 recording entitled "Our Tour" by the KSC Choir, documenting their statewide tour.
3.75 linear feet (3 records center boxes)
Dr. George Parker taught Philosophy and interdisciplinary studies at Kentucky Southern College from 1964 – 1969. With other Kentucky Southern professors, Dr. Parker provided lectures and group discussions in the area of Interrelation of the Disciplines, providing studies in the Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and the Humanities. Dr. Parker received his A.B. from Boston University, a B.D. and M.A. in the History of Christian Thought from Yale University and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh. After Kentucky Southern College closed, Dr. Parker became a faculty member at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky until his retirement in 1984. Before he came to Kentucky Southern, Dr. Parker served as a teaching assistant at Yale; assistant professor of Philosophy for Fisk University and Evansville College; and associate professor of Philosophy and Church History at Crozer Theological Seminary. He was a member of the American Philosophical Association and the American Society of Church History.