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Cosgrove, John (Fa 1111), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2017

Cosgrove, John (Fa 1111), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of the paper (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 1111. Student folk studies project titled: “The Process of Basket Making” which includes survey sheets with descriptions of the traditional basket making process in Edmonson County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of pictured equipment, traditional practice, tale, and belief.


Pillow, Shirley (Fa 1348), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Pillow, Shirley (Fa 1348), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1348. Student folk studies project titled “Quilting” which includes a description of the traditional folk art of quilting in Logan County, Kentucky. Survey sheets may include a brief description of traditional practice, tools, photos, quilt blocks, informant’s name, location, and text classification.


Newman, Janice (Fa 1367), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Newman, Janice (Fa 1367), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1367. Student folk studies project titled “Quilting (Bertha Abney)” which includes information about traditional quilting practices in Jefferson County, Kentucky. All of the information comes from an interview with Newman’s family friend, Bertha Abney. Project includes a narrative paper about the experience and sheets that may include an illustration, photo, quilt pattern’s name, brief description of a traditional practice or quilt pattern.


Utley, Mary (Fa 1366), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Utley, Mary (Fa 1366), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1366. Student folk studies project titled “Quilt Making” which includes information about traditional quilting practices in Henderson County, Kentucky. All of the information comes from an interview with Utley’s great grandmother, Mary Mathilda Bonnell. Project includes a narrative paper about the experience and survey sheets that may include a traditional belief, the informant’s name, location, birth month and year, and text classification. Other sheets include a photo, brief description of a quiltmaking process and/or a photo of a quilt or piece of quilt with the pattern’s name.