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Stewart, Karen (Fa 1273), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Stewart, Karen (Fa 1273), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1273. Student paper titled “Negro Gospel Music at Barnes Chapel Methodist Church” in which Karen Stewart describes a singular all-day “singing” held at the church in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, in February 1971. Stewart offers a brief description of her fieldwork methods including research and recording and provides an abbreviated background on each of her musical informants. Stewart also recounts the songs that were sung and notes recurrent themes throughout the music. The paper also includes the words to each hymn, a black and white photograph of the performers, and two reel-to-reel audiotapes.


Herndon, Bernice (Fa 1135), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2018

Herndon, Bernice (Fa 1135), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1135. Student paper titled “Negro Spirituals” in which Bernice Herndon gathers together 21 hymns sung by congregants at several African American Baptist churches located in Bowling Green. Herndon also collected spirituals from family, friends, and neighbors.


Shakers (Sc 2938), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2015

Shakers (Sc 2938), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2938. Compilation of manuscript and printed Shaker hymns, and instructions for dances to accompany hymns. Some of the hymns were transcribed by Roger Hall.


Deweese-Pierce Singers (Fa 104), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2014

Deweese-Pierce Singers (Fa 104), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 104. Compact disc of gospel music by the DeWeese-Pierce Singers. Includes photocopy of song list from the original cassette recording.


Gospel Music Collection (Fa 770), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2014

Gospel Music Collection (Fa 770), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 770. Recorded music by gopel groups, chiefly from south central Kentucky, collected William Lynwood Montell. Also includes some recordings of singing conventions and interviews with selected artists. A small amount of correspondence and printed material is included. Many of these artists are featured in Montell's book "Singing the Glory Down: Amateur Gospel Music in South Central Kentucky, 1900-1990" published in 1991.


Ua68/1/2 Potter College Of Arts & Letters Dean, Assistant Deans, Committees Events, Wku Archives Jan 2014

Ua68/1/2 Potter College Of Arts & Letters Dean, Assistant Deans, Committees Events, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the Potter College of Arts & Letters Dean's Office regarding events, performances, series, conferences, and lectures sponsored or produced by Potter College for faculty, staff, students and general public.

Includes records related to the Cultural Enhancement Committee, Fine Arts Festival, Faculty Lecture Series, Visual & Performing Arts and Kentucky Heritage Project.


Gospel Reaching Out (Fa 61), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Gospel Reaching Out (Fa 61), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 61. Complete collection of the newsletter "Gospel Reaching Out," published by the Hart County Gospel Music Association. These issues are available online in TopSCHOLAR; see finding aid for link.


Shakers (Sc 358), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Shakers (Sc 358), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 358. Typed copy of letter written by Urban E. Johns, South Union, Kentucky, to Honorable McLean, Washington, D.C., regarding sheep husbandry in Logan County and South Union; a hymn (with words and music); reward certificates given to deserving pupils by teachers; and a list of members of the Brick House and the Square House, Union Village, Ohio, during the 1837-1867 period.


Shakers - South Union, Ky. (Sc 357), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Shakers - South Union, Ky. (Sc 357), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 357. Holographic letters, 1893-1922 (3); words (2) and words and music to Shaker hymns (3); receipts, n.d. (3); and notes about the Shakers compiled by Pauline Smith for a speech about the Shakers at South Union, Kentucky.


Carpenter, Tom W. (Sc 247), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Carpenter, Tom W. (Sc 247), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 247. Letter, 15 February 1895, to Mrs. Nellie Thomas, Bowling Green, Kentucky from Tom W. Carpenter, treasurer of the Methodist church, related to her $1.00 subscription for liquidating the indebtedness of the church and parsonage. Letter sent in Carpenter’s business envelope identifying him as an agent for various manufacturers of pianos and organs.


Shakers - South Union, Kentucky - Hymns (Sc 177), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2011

Shakers - South Union, Kentucky - Hymns (Sc 177), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 177. Manuscript hymn book and instructional manual used by the Shakers at South Union, Kentucky. Includes copied portions of Isaac N. Youngs' "Rules of Music."


Moore, Julian "Jack" (Fa 536), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2011

Moore, Julian "Jack" (Fa 536), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 536. Sixteen music tracks recorded by Julian "Jack" Moore, soloist, accompanied by Mary Alice Black, pianist. The selections are chiefly hymns.


Beisswenger, Donald Andre (Fa 1), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2010

Beisswenger, Donald Andre (Fa 1), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1. Project titled "White Gospel Music in Logan County" conducted by Donald Andre Beisswenger for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Includes interviews with Jeff and Gwen McKinney and Chester Whitescarver about singing schools and white gospel music. Transcript of McKinney interview included as well as a tape summary for the Whitescarver interview.


Lally, Kelly A. (Fa 412), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2009

Lally, Kelly A. (Fa 412), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 412. Paper: "Hazel Famer Martin and the Farmer Family Gospel Music Tradition" written by Kelly A. Lally for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Northcott Collection (Mss 40), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2008

Northcott Collection (Mss 40), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 40. Fifty-three diaries (1859-1918) and other writings of Henry Clay Northcott, 1822-1918, Methodist circuit preacher and farmer of northern Kentucky; correspondence (1870-1883) of his daughter, music teacher Kate N. Thomas, 1850-1889; and her husband, Bruce F. Thomas, 1853?-1882, lawyer of Vanceburg, Kentucky.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 9, Department Of Library Special Collections Sep 1984

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 9, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 8, Department Of Library Special Collections Aug 1984

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 8, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 6, Department Of Library Special Collections Jun 1984

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 6, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 5, Department Of Library Special Collections May 1984

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 5, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 4, Department Of Library Special Collections Apr 1984

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 4, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 3, Department Of Library Special Collections Mar 1984

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 3, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 2, Department Of Library Special Collections Feb 1984

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 2, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 1, Department Of Library Special Collections Jan 1984

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 1, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 12, Department Of Library Special Collections Dec 1983

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 12, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 11, Department Of Library Special Collections Nov 1983

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 11, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 10, Department Of Library Special Collections Oct 1983

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 10, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 9, Department Of Library Special Collections Sep 1983

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 9, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 8, Department Of Library Special Collections Aug 1983

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 8, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 7, Department Of Library Special Collections Jul 1983

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 12, Number 7, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.


Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 7, Department Of Library Special Collections Jul 1983

Gospel Reaching Out Volume 11, Number 7, Department Of Library Special Collections

Gospel Reaching Out

The Gospel Reaching Out newsletter was produced by the Hart County Gospel Music Association which was headquartered in Munfordville, Kentucky. The newsletter contained information and calendars related to “singings” and singing conventions in south central Kentucky, area singing groups, musical trends, and features about collectors, churches and enthusiasts as well as advertisements from sponsors. Library Special Collections does not own originals or copies of this title.