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Feather Crowns (Sc 1115), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2013

Feather Crowns (Sc 1115), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1115. Correspondence concerning inquiry of Tom Russell, Dallas, Texas, with Western Kentucky University personnel, Bowling Green, Kentucky, about feather crowns. Includes family story regarding the formation of the crowns in a goose down pillow after an individual’s death.


Shakers - South Union, Ky. - Slaughtering Of Animals (Sc 1113), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2013

Shakers - South Union, Ky. - Slaughtering Of Animals (Sc 1113), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1113. Document comprising the timeline of hog and cattle slaughtering by members of the Shaker Society at South Union, Logan County, Kentucky from 1 December 1814 to 16 December 1891. Compiled from Shaker journals and other original sources. Entries often indicate the number of animals butchered, their weight, and the purpose of the butchering.


Leeds, Steven, B. 1968 (Sc 864), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Leeds, Steven, B. 1968 (Sc 864), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 864. Letter written by Steven Leeds, Lantana, Florida, to Kentucky Library and Museum, Bowling Green, Kentucky, detailing the finding of Indian burial sites in or near Augusta (Bracken County), Kentucky, and giving other data about the burial sites.


Wilson, Alexander Gordon, 1888-1970 (Mss 445), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Wilson, Alexander Gordon, 1888-1970 (Mss 445), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 445. Correspondence, published and unpublished writing, and research of Alexander Gordon Wilson, faculty member in the English department of Western Kentucky University from 1915-1959. Includes genealogical and autobiographical material as well as extensive research data and writing on the ornithology of Bowling Green and Warren County, Kentucky, on folklore and linguistics, and on the ornithology and folkways of the Mammoth Cave region of Edmonson County, Kentucky.


Williams, Camilla Reynolds, 1923-2005 (Sc 790), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Williams, Camilla Reynolds, 1923-2005 (Sc 790), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 790. Photocopies of story written by Camilla Reynolds Williams entitled, “Ma Motley’s Robbery Tale,” 1863?, which supposedly occurred in Warren County, Kentucky. She won second place in the 1971 Kentucky Woman’s Club Folklore Contest for this entry. Also Hays family genealogical chart prepared by Joseph S. Hays.