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Woolfolk, Miriam Lamy, B. 1926 (Sc 3343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Woolfolk, Miriam Lamy, B. 1926 (Sc 3343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3343. “Notes, Sketches of Kentucky’s Covered Bridges” by Miriam Woolfolk, a booklet compiling data on sixteen covered bridges in Kentucky accompanied by sketches of each, and a poem by the author. Includes a brochure, “Covered Bridges: A Vanishing Species,” offering programs by the author on covered bridges and other topics.


Valentines (Sc 3134), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2017

Valentines (Sc 3134), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3134. Handmade and colored valentine “from Eunice” to an unnamed recipient, featuring a drawing of a young girl with lettered greeting, “My heart I lay at your feet, O be my Valentine sweet.”


The Poet's Corpus: Memory And Monumentality In Wilfred Owen's "The Show", Charles Hunter Joplin Aug 2016

The Poet's Corpus: Memory And Monumentality In Wilfred Owen's "The Show", Charles Hunter Joplin

Master's Theses

Wilfred Owen is widely recognized to be the greatest English “trench poet” of the First World War. His posthumously published war poems sculpt a nightmarish vision of trench warfare, one which enables Western audiences to consider the suffering of the English soldiers and the brutality of modern warfare nearly a century after the armistice. However, critical readings of Owen’s canonized corpus, including “The Show” (1917, 1918), only focus on their hellish imagery. I will add to these readings by demonstrating that “The Show” is primarily concerned with the limitations of lyric poetry, the monumentality of poetic composition, and the ...


Valentines (Sc 830), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Valentines (Sc 830), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Mansucripts Small Collection 830. Original handcut valentine with poetry written in circular fashion to William [Carson?], [ca. 1850?]. Also included are photocopies and typescript transcriptions of the valentine.


Richardson, Laura Elizabeth (Ferguson), 1908-1986 (Sc 2546), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Richardson, Laura Elizabeth (Ferguson), 1908-1986 (Sc 2546), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2546. Laura Elizabeth Richardson’s notebook containing holographic notes about the history of quilting. Notebook includes hand executed quilt pattern images in ink, poems, definitions of quilting terms, and textile descriptions. Includes notes about the provenance of Richardson’s quilt collectionand her furniture.


Venable Family Papers (Mss 382), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Venable Family Papers (Mss 382), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 382. Correspondence, account books, receipts, sermons, drawings, and diaries of the Venable family of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, chiefly John Wesley Venable, Sr. and his wife Fannie and son John, Jr. Of particular interest is an 1839-1839 travel journal kept by John, Sr. while in Florida. Also includes John, Sr.’s sermons and sermon preparation material as well as thirty-nine small diaries documenting his career as an Episcopal priest in Versailles and Hopkinsville. Includes one of John, Sr.’s art sketch books.


Wilson, Ivan, 1889-1981 (Mss 356), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2011

Wilson, Ivan, 1889-1981 (Mss 356), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 356. Correspondence, photographs, sketches and drawings, writings, journals and clippings of or relating to Ivan Wilson, an artist and faculty member in the Art Department at Western Kentucky University from 1920 to 1958. Includes some materials related to other artists.


Tina Ramirez Interview, Karina Lopez Feb 2010

Tina Ramirez Interview, Karina Lopez

Asian American Art Oral History Project

2010 interview with poet Tina Ramirez


Rominna Villasenor Interview, Jamelle Apolinar Feb 2010

Rominna Villasenor Interview, Jamelle Apolinar

Asian American Art Oral History Project

2010 interview with writer, performer, visual artist Rominna Villasenor by Jamelle Apolinar


Ua94/6/1 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Western Kentucky University Small Collections, Wku Archives Jan 2009

Ua94/6/1 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Western Kentucky University Small Collections, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Small collections of personal papers and oral histories relating to the Western Kentucky University.


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 44, No. 2, Susan Kalcik, June Granatir Alexander, M. Mark Stolarik, Corinne Earnest, Klaus Stopp, Jobie E. Riley Jan 1995

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 44, No. 2, Susan Kalcik, June Granatir Alexander, M. Mark Stolarik, Corinne Earnest, Klaus Stopp, Jobie E. Riley

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Fortune's Stepchildren: Slovaks in Pennsylvania
• Slovak Churches: Religious Diversity and Ethnic Communities
• Slovak Fraternal-Benefit Societies in Pennsylvania
• Early Fraktur Referring to Birth and Baptism in Pennsylvania: A Taufpatenbrief from Berks County for a Child Born in 1751
• The Solitary Sisters of Saron


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 43, No. 1, Thomas E. Gallagher Jr., James D. Mcmahon Jr., Gary M. Johnston, Monica Mutzbauer, Robert P. Stevenson Oct 1993

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 43, No. 1, Thomas E. Gallagher Jr., James D. Mcmahon Jr., Gary M. Johnston, Monica Mutzbauer, Robert P. Stevenson

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Causes of Diversity Between Old Order Amish Settlements
• Daniel Danner, Woodturner: An Early 19th-Century Rural Craftsman in Central Pennsylvania
• "Truth Somewhere in the Telling": The Legend of the Wigton Massacre
• The Connections Between Pennsylvania and the Palatinate in Popular 20th-Century German Literature
• The Story of One Old-Time Country Store


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 41, No. 1, Mary Lou Robson Fleming, Marianne Ruch, Steve Friesen, Robert P. Stevenson, Richard E. Wentz, Nancy K. Gaugler, Robin Clouser Oct 1991

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 41, No. 1, Mary Lou Robson Fleming, Marianne Ruch, Steve Friesen, Robert P. Stevenson, Richard E. Wentz, Nancy K. Gaugler, Robin Clouser

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Jacob Maentel: A Second Look
• The Five-Plate Stove Revisited
• The Life and Death of an Appalachian Farm
• Henry Harbaugh, Quintessential "Dutchman"
• In Memoriam: William T. Parsons, 1923-1991


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 40, No. 3, Steve Friesen, Monica Mutzbauer, Christopher S. Witmer, Mary Lamey Hoffer, Harry W. Barner, Robert L. Leight, Catherine L. Emerson Apr 1991

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 40, No. 3, Steve Friesen, Monica Mutzbauer, Christopher S. Witmer, Mary Lamey Hoffer, Harry W. Barner, Robert L. Leight, Catherine L. Emerson

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Home is Where the Hearth is
• The Hearth is Where the Cook is
• "Philipps gehn in Amerka": The Palatinate Emigration in German Schoolbooks
• The Barner Farm: A Connection to Clinton County's Pennsylvania-German Heritage
• A Teacher With a Heart: Carrie Frankenfield Horne
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 37, No. 3, Mary Lou Robson Fleming, Richard Matthews, William B. Fetterman, Erick D. Slazinski, N. F. Karlins, Leland D. Baldwin, Edward W. Chester Apr 1988

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 37, No. 3, Mary Lou Robson Fleming, Richard Matthews, William B. Fetterman, Erick D. Slazinski, N. F. Karlins, Leland D. Baldwin, Edward W. Chester

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Folk Artist Jacob Maentel of Pennsylvania and Indiana
• Up Another River: Fourteen Days on the St. Johns
• An Appreciation of Russell Wieder Gilbert
• Holy Images: A Brief Study of Folk Religious Belief
• Lamont Alfred "Old Ironsides" Pry, Contemporary American Folk Artist
• Synopsis of the Penburne Quintet


Woven From The Soul, Spun From The Heart: Textile Arts Of Safavid And Qajar Iran, Carol Bier Jan 1987

Woven From The Soul, Spun From The Heart: Textile Arts Of Safavid And Qajar Iran, Carol Bier

Carol Bier

No abstract provided.


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 36, No. 2, Barbara Knox Homrighaus, Terry G. Jordan, Matti Kaups, Richard M. Lieffort, Ned D. Heindel, Dennis Barone, A. Day Bradley Jan 1987

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 36, No. 2, Barbara Knox Homrighaus, Terry G. Jordan, Matti Kaups, Richard M. Lieffort, Ned D. Heindel, Dennis Barone, A. Day Bradley

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Immigration and Ethnicity in the Anthracite Region: The Peter Kowker Story
• Diamond Notching in America and Europe
• The Centennial of a First-Class Trip on Pennsylvania Canals: The Voyage of the Molly-Polly-Chunker
• Journey Home: Pennsylvania German Ethnicity in Wallace Stevens
• Quakers in the Lancaster Gaol, 1778


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 36, No. 1, Carolyn J. Mattern, Terry G. Jordan, Matti Kaups, Richard M. Lieffort, Hilda Adam Kring, Helen Bradley Griebel Oct 1986

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 36, No. 1, Carolyn J. Mattern, Terry G. Jordan, Matti Kaups, Richard M. Lieffort, Hilda Adam Kring, Helen Bradley Griebel

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• A Pennsylvania Dutch Yankee: The Civil War Letters of Private David William Mattern (1862-1863)
• New Evidence on the European Origin of Pennsylvania V Notching
• Sem Kaufman's "Instructions to my Children"
• Worldview on the Landscape: A Regional Yard Art Study
• Aldes un Neies / Old & New


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 31, No. 3, John D. Kendig, Henry J. Kauffman, Nancy K. Gaugler, W. L. Eckerd, William T. Parsons, John B. Frantz, Robert G. Adams, Jane Adams Clarke Apr 1982

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 31, No. 3, John D. Kendig, Henry J. Kauffman, Nancy K. Gaugler, W. L. Eckerd, William T. Parsons, John B. Frantz, Robert G. Adams, Jane Adams Clarke

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Jamison City
• Domestic Architecture in Lancaster County
• Conversation with Marguerite de Angeli
• Who Put the Turnip on the Grave?
• Pennsylfawnisch Deitsch un Pfalzer: Dialect Comparisons Old and New
• John Philip Boehm: Pioneer Pennsylvania Pastor
• The Search for our German Ancestors
• Aldes un Neies


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 31, No. 1, Henry J. Kauffman, John D. Kendig, Guy Graybill, Marie K. Graeff, William T. Parsons, Ray W. Sauers Oct 1981

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 31, No. 1, Henry J. Kauffman, John D. Kendig, Guy Graybill, Marie K. Graeff, William T. Parsons, Ray W. Sauers

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Pennsylvania Copper Tea Kettle
• "Our Camp and Soldiers Life" (1861-65)
• The Surprising Come Back of the Pennsylvania Rifle
• Folk Songs
• Port Royal and Philadelphia
• Pennsylvania Dutch Life Along Switzer Run and Penn's Creek
• Aldes un Neies / Old and New


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 29, No. 2, Ivy Kemp Yost, John D. Kendig, William Munro, Howell J. Heaney, Carter W. Craigie, Beth Ann Twiss Jan 1980

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 29, No. 2, Ivy Kemp Yost, John D. Kendig, William Munro, Howell J. Heaney, Carter W. Craigie, Beth Ann Twiss

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Landis Store Story
• In This Place: Manheim 1866
• "Kiss Me, I'm Italian": The Italian Market Festival, Philadelphia Photo Essay
• A Century of Early American Children's Books in German, 1738-1837
• Grange and Harvest Home Picnics in Chester County
• Peter Muhlenberg Slept Here
• Kartze G'dichte: Short Poems


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 28, No. 4, C. Lee Hopple, Albert T. Gamon, William U. Helfferich, Ludwig Schandein, Willoughby W. Moyer, Mac E. Barrick Jul 1979

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 28, No. 4, C. Lee Hopple, Albert T. Gamon, William U. Helfferich, Ludwig Schandein, Willoughby W. Moyer, Mac E. Barrick

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• European Religious and Spatial Origins of the Pennsylvania Plain Dutch
• Story of a Stove
• Journal of Rev. Johann Heinrich Helfferich
• Die Auswannerer: The Emigrants
• Abstract of Diary of Warren G. Bean, 1899
• Cumberland County Deathlore
• Aldes un Neies


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 28, No. 3, William T. Parsons, David H. Rapp, Phyllis Vibbard Parsons, Alfred L. Creager, Alvin F. Kemp Apr 1979

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 28, No. 3, William T. Parsons, David H. Rapp, Phyllis Vibbard Parsons, Alfred L. Creager, Alvin F. Kemp

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Lebenslauf of John Nicholas Schaefer
• Philip Jacob Michael: Ecclesiastical Vagabond or "Echt Reformirte" Pastor
• Drum! Drum! Drum!
• Kartz G'dichte (Short Poems)
• More Dialect Stories
• Aldes un Neies


Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1974

Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Special edition of College Heights Herald featuring student poets and artists.

  • Oelze, Deborah. Welcome Home
  • Marcum, Joe. Negation
  • Newbolt, Denis. The Fall Runner
  • Meluch, Jerry. Step of Greeting
  • Tope, Becky. Love Should Be Like That
  • Henton, Marty. Reminiscing
  • Thompson, Celeste. Brisk November Day
  • Henton, Marty. Metamorphosis
  • Minor, Cindy. When Love of Life Lingers
  • Sevigny, Maurice. Blueberries for Freud
  • Wright, Lynn. The Misty Mountains
  • Sevigny, Maurice. Sailboats Stacked for Winter
  • Whitley, Susan. Age to Youth


The Voice Of The Phi Sigma -- 1923 -- The Soprano Voice: Woman's Number, Phi Sigma Jan 1923

The Voice Of The Phi Sigma -- 1923 -- The Soprano Voice: Woman's Number, Phi Sigma

The Voice of the Phi Sigma

This item is part of the Phi Sigma collection at the College Archives & Special Collections department of Columbia College Chicago. Contact archives@colum.edu for more information and to view the collection.


The Voice Of The Phi Sigma -- 1883 -- Volume 05, No. 02, Phi Sigma Apr 1883

The Voice Of The Phi Sigma -- 1883 -- Volume 05, No. 02, Phi Sigma

The Voice of the Phi Sigma

This item is part of the Phi Sigma collection at the College Archives & Special Collections department of Columbia College Chicago. Contact archives@colum.edu for more information and to view the collection.


The Voice Of The Phi Sigma -- 1882 -- Volume 04, No. 06, Phi Sigma Jun 1882

The Voice Of The Phi Sigma -- 1882 -- Volume 04, No. 06, Phi Sigma

The Voice of the Phi Sigma

This item is part of the Phi Sigma collection at the College Archives & Special Collections department of Columbia College Chicago. Contact archives@colum.edu for more information and to view the collection.