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Crabb, Alfred Leland, 1884-1979 (Sc 3366), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Crabb, Alfred Leland, 1884-1979 (Sc 3366), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3366. Correspondence, consisting mainly of publication announcements for books by Alfred Leland Crabb, a faculty member at WKU and George Peabody College and an author of essays and historical fiction. Includes miscellaneous writing of Crabb’s as well as reviews, clippings and obituaries.


Litsey, Edwin Carlile, 1874-1970 (Sc 3362), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Litsey, Edwin Carlile, 1874-1970 (Sc 3362), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3362. Letter, 19 July 1950, to “Mary Virginia” from Edwin Carlile Litsey, Lebanon, Kentucky. He thanks her for a recent request for biographical data and relates information about his daughter Sarah and her family. He also reports that both of them are working on books. Includes a typescript of Sarah’s poem “The Roads,” published in Scribner’s Magazine, December 1935, and a typescript of Litsey’s poem “King Solomon of Kentucky.”


Giles, Janice Meredith (Holt), 1905-1979 (Sc 3363), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Giles, Janice Meredith (Holt), 1905-1979 (Sc 3363), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3363. Letters, 1951 and 1955, from author Janice Holt Giles, Knifley, Kentucky, containing biographical information about her and husband Henry Giles. Includes a 1956 letter declining WKU faculty member Frances Richards’ invitation to speak at WKU’s Leiper English Club due to her dental problems, and a few clippings about the Giles and their work.


Davis, Anne Pence, 1901-1983 (Sc 3357), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Davis, Anne Pence, 1901-1983 (Sc 3357), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3357. Letters and cards to WKU faculty member Frances Richards from author and alumna Anne Pence Davis, Wichita Falls, Texas. She writes of her enjoyment of a 1962 visit to WKU, and in 1976 recounts recent activities and asks Richards’ help in preparing a program on Kentucky poets for the Kentucky Club of Dallas. After the program, she writes to thank Richards, encloses the club invitation, and relates news about her inclusion in volume 3 of the anthology Kentucky in American Letters by Dorothy E. Townsend, and about her gardening.


Grise, George Calvin, 1918-1961 (Sc 3359), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Grise, George Calvin, 1918-1961 (Sc 3359), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3359. Letters and cards to WKU faculty member Frances Richards and her parents, and writings of George C. Grise. The WKU graduate, English professor at Austin Peay University, and author thanks the Richards for gifts, including a loom, and describes his life in the country near Lewisburg, Kentucky. He sends Frances Richards notices regarding the publication of his 1956 book Life With Hezzie and a 1960 writer’s workshop at Austin Peay. Includes an essay about editing WKU’s College Heights Herald newspaper, and a published article about school discipline stories. Also includes ...


Clarke, Mary (Washington), 1913-1999 (Sc 3358), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Clarke, Mary (Washington), 1913-1999 (Sc 3358), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3358. Letters and cards to retired WKU faculty member Frances Richards from Mary (Washington) Clarke, also a WKU faculty member. She writes of publishing her book Jesse Stuart’s Kentucky, of her work with husband Kenneth Clarke as editor of the Kentucky Folklore Record, and of other scholarly projects. Christmas letters provide details of the Clarkes’ farm near Bowling Green, Kentucky, including a sketch map of its location.


Campbell, Marie Alice, 1903-1980 (Sc 3356), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Campbell, Marie Alice, 1903-1980 (Sc 3356), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3356. Letter, 20 May 1956, to WKU faculty member Frances Richards from Marie Campbell, Bloomington, Indiana. She refers to a recent visit with Richards and friends at Bowling Green, Kentucky and invites her to visit Bloomington. Includes clippings about Campbell’s 1958 book, Tales from the Cloud Walking Country.


Reed, Bettie Louise (Curlin), 1900-1999 (Sc 3354), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Reed, Bettie Louise (Curlin), 1900-1999 (Sc 3354), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3354. Letter, postmarked 11 January 1950, of Bettie Louise Reed, Fulton, Kentucky to former classmate Anita Walker, Drakesboro, Kentucky. Reed, who published short stories in popular magazines under the pen name Curlin Reed, reports on her recent struggles with writing but reviews her career, inspirations, and use of an agent. She also gives news of her children.


Obenchain, Lida (Calvert), 1856-1935 (Sc 3352), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Obenchain, Lida (Calvert), 1856-1935 (Sc 3352), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3352. Handwritten narrative of Lida (Calvert) Obenchain (pen name Eliza Calvert Hall) about the writing and publication of her short story “Sally Ann’s Experience” and her books Aunt Jane of Kentucky, The Land of Long Ago, To Love and to Cherish, Clover and Blue Grass, and A Book of Hand-Woven Coverlets. Also includes a typescript of her poem “Macmonnies’ Bacchante” and a hand-bound volume of other typescripted poems written by her.


Ogilvie, Frances, 1902-1942 - Relating To (Sc 3351), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Ogilvie, Frances, 1902-1942 - Relating To (Sc 3351), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3351. Information about the life and writings of Frances Ogilvie, a Princeton, Kentucky native and author of the novel Green Bondage. The information is contained in a clipping, a letter from a Princeton librarian, and a letter from Ogilvie’s husband, Earle M. Nichols, who recalls the Kentucky “tobacco wars” that provided the inspiration for the novel. Includes a poem of Ogilvie’s titled “Spring Day.”


Barmann, Dolly Reed (Gilmore), 1902-1963 (Sc 3350), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Barmann, Dolly Reed (Gilmore), 1902-1963 (Sc 3350), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3350. Two letters to WKU faculty member Frances Richards from author and poet Dolly Barmann, an Allen County, Kentucky native residing in Fort Worth, Texas, regarding her writing and her book of poems, Trammel Fork Creek. Includes clippings about Barmann’s work and two of her poems, “Goin to the Grist Mill” and “Moonshiners.”


Ayars, Rebecca Caudill, 1899-1985 (Sc 3348), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Ayars, Rebecca Caudill, 1899-1985 (Sc 3348), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3348. Letter, 5 March 1958, of author Rebecca Caudill Ayars, Urbana, Illinois, to WKU faculty member Frances Richards. Owing to a previous engagement, she declines an invitation to WKU’s Leiper English Club dinner.


Davison, Peter Hubert, 1928-2004 (Sc 3346), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Davison, Peter Hubert, 1928-2004 (Sc 3346), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3346. Letter written by poet Peter Davison, undated, to Robert Penn Warren in which he thanks Warren for the day which inspired the enclosed poem, “Swimming, 1935,” which he dedicated to Warren on 10 March 1981. It also includes a touching poem by Davison about the death of his mother Natalie (Weiner) Davison. The printed poem was sent to Warren and his wife Eleanor “with regards, Peter Davison, 11/15/[19]61.” The originals of these documents are located in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.


Creason, Joe, 1918-1974 (Sc 3347), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Creason, Joe, 1918-1974 (Sc 3347), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3347. “Kentuckians: How and Why We’re Different,” a speech delivered by Joe Creason, columnist for the Louisville, Kentucky Courier-Journal, to a joint meeting of the Simpson County (Kentucky) Historical Society and the Franklin (Kentucky) Chamber of Commerce, September 1967. The speech reviews Kentucky’s history, geography, settlement, culture, and notable citizens. Includes a “Kentucky mountain version” of the fairy tale “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.”


Cawein, Madison Julius, 1865-1914 - Relating To (Sc 3341), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Cawein, Madison Julius, 1865-1914 - Relating To (Sc 3341), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3341. Letter, 7 May 1969, to Frances Richards, Franklin, Kentucky, enclosing photocopy of a handwritten poem by Madison Cawein dated 7 April 1887. The letter writer explains that the poem, titled “Rondeau to You,” was written for and presented to the aunt of a coworker.


Journal Of The National Association Of University Women - August 2017 - 2018, NAUW 2019 Howard University

Journal Of The National Association Of University Women - August 2017 - 2018, Nauw

The Journal of the National Association of University Women

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN

JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN

August 2017 - 2018


You Are Here: Mapping The World System Of Mohsin Hamid’S Fiction, Terrie Akers 2019 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

You Are Here: Mapping The World System Of Mohsin Hamid’S Fiction, Terrie Akers

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Mohsin Hamid’s novels—Exit West, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and Moth Smoke—offer fecund ground for thinking through globalization and the changing world system. Bruce Robbins articulates a working definition of the “worldly” or global novel as one that “encourage[s] us to look at superstructures, or infrastructures, or the structuring force of the world capitalist system." Following on Robbins’s argument, Leerom Medovoi has written that Hamid’s work belongs to a body of literature that “is not so much of or by, but for Americans”—which he terms “world-system literature ...


Between The Living And The Dead, Laura Henriksen 2019 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Between The Living And The Dead, Laura Henriksen

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Throughout my studies at the Graduate Center, I have attempted to deepen my understanding of how some people, such as myself and my family, came to be white, and what that means, and how it can be undone. This question of whiteness has pushed me further back ontologically, or deeper down, to include how some people came to be human, and then even further, how some matter came to be living. In my thesis project I attempt to participate in dismantling one of the most fundamental binaries in binary thinking — the strict and uncomplicated division between the living and the ...


Performing Desire In Times Square: Sailors, Hustlers And Masculinity, Kel R. Karpinski 2019 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Performing Desire In Times Square: Sailors, Hustlers And Masculinity, Kel R. Karpinski

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From WWII to the early 1970s, New York City as a port town created a liminal space extending from the piers in the Brooklyn Navy Yard all the way to Times Square in Midtown Manhattan. In Times Square, through interactions on the street, in bars and in hotel rooms, desire and masculinity become a performance between and for men. The queerness of these performances lies in the fact that they fall outside of the norms of society both as same-sex encounters and because sex work is viewed as “deviant.” Further, these interactions eschew traditional labels and limits of desire and ...


Permanent Functions Of Characters’ Proper Names In Harry Potter, Martyna Gibka 2019 Koszalin University of Technology

Permanent Functions Of Characters’ Proper Names In Harry Potter, Martyna Gibka

Journal of Literary Onomastics

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