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

Shakers (Sc 2938), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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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.


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

Shakers (Sc 358), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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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

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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

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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

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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."


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.