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Basket Making in the Mammoth Cave Area Collection, 1974, 1977

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Author

Archives Staff

Title

Basket Making in the Mammoth Cave Area Collection

Date

1974, 1977

Repository

Western Kentucky University Folklife ArchivesBowling Green, Kentucky, 42101-3576 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research. This collection and numerous othercollections are accessible through a card catalog and print inventories at theKentucky Building. Manuscripts and Folklife Archives collections do notcirculate nor are they listed on the university's online library catalog. Avalid I.D. is required to use the materials. Limited photocopying is done forpatrons.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Basket Making in the Mammoth Cave Area Collection, 1974, 1977, FA 98,Library Special Collections, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green.

Extent

1 box. 18 folders. 28 items.

Scope and Content

Interviews with basket makers concerning the history, process, marketing and distribution, social attitudes, historical patterns and aesthetics of basket making. Interviews were conducted by students in Lynwood Montell's Folk Art and Technology class, Fall 1977; also includes one 1974 interview.

Subjects

  • Basket making
  • Basket making - Edmonson County
  • Basket making - Grayson County
  • Basket making - Hart County
  • Basket making - Muhlenberg County
  • Basket making - History - 20th Century
  • Bombard, Luann Strausbaug - Collector
  • Brown, Jim - Informant
  • Burba, Estella (Brooks), 1902-1988 - Informant
  • Burba, Ralph, 1898-1988 - Informant
  • Childress, Anderson, 1928- - Informant
  • Childress, George, 1915- - Informant
  • Childress, Rec - Informant
  • Collins, Molly Sue - Collector
  • Cook, Lonie, 1895- - Informant
  • Cook, Newt, 1895- - Informant
  • Cottrell, Stanley, 1912- - Informant
  • Davis, Gary Mack - Collector
  • Dennison, Audie - Informant
  • Edmonson County - Basket making
  • Fenwick, Thomas Mayo,[1909?]- - Informant
  • Forests and forestry - Mammoth Cave
  • General stores - Hart County
  • Grayson County - Basket making
  • Hall, Deborah
  • Hall, Roger
  • Hart County - Basket making
  • Hart County - General Stores
  • Harzoff, Elizabeth Gail - Collector
  • Jaggers family, 1700-1900
  • Jaggers, Nimrod
  • Kiely, Denis Owen - Collector
  • Korn, Michael Edward - Collector
  • Logsdon, Walter Dawson, 1892- - Informant
  • Ludden, Keith J. - Collector
  • Lumber trade
  • Mammoth Cave - Forests and forestry
  • Mammoth Cave - History
  • Mammoth Cave - Poetry
  • Marshall, John - Collector
  • Meredith, Lillian Gunterman, 1915-
  • Meredith, Lloyd - Informant
  • Montell, Lynwood - Collector
  • Moody, Aza
  • Muhlenberg County - Basket making
  • Ostrofsky, Martin Bruce - Collector
  • Payton, Lyndell Ray - Collector
  • Poetry - Mammoth Cave
  • Pruett, Pauline - Informant
  • Sadewassar, Judi - Collector
  • Sadewassar, Steve - Collector
  • Schottenfeld, Judith Dian - Collector
  • Simpson, George - Collector
  • Skaggs, Bertha T. - Informant
  • Strange, Walton
  • Thomas, Elijah, 1863-1946
  • Thompson, Let
  • Thompson, Walker, 1896- - Informant
  • Timber
  • Trulock, Ella - Informant
  • West, Elwood, 1922- - Informant
  • West, Gertie, 1900- - Informant
  • White oak
  • Wilson, Beth - Collector

Collection Inventory

Inventory, subject analytics, list of informants and project outline. Fall 1977. 4 items
[box: 1, folder: 1]
Research materials. n.d. 2 items
[box: 1, folder: 2]
Deborah Hall's transcription of interview with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Burba. Sept. 30, and Oct. 19, 1977. 2 items
[box: 1, folder: 3]
John Marshall and Judith Schottenfeld's transcription of interview with Anderson Childress. Sept. 23, 1977. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 4]
Lyndell Payton's transcription of interview with George Childress. Fall 1977. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 5]
Jim Brown and Judith Schottenfeld's transcription of interview with Rec Childress. Sept. 14, 1977. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 6]
Luann Bombard's transcription of interview with Newt and Lonie Cook. Sept. 9, 22 and Oct. 7, 1977. 3 items
[box: 1, folder: 7]
Elizabeth Harzoff's transcription of interview with Stanley Cottrell. Sept. 14, 1977. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 8]
Keith Ludden's transcription of interview with Audie Dennison. Sept. 5 and 24, 1977. 2 items
[box: 1, folder: 9]
Michael Korn and Denis Kiely's transcription of interview with Thomas Fenwick. Sept. 16, 1977. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 10]
Lynwood Montell's transcription of interview with Walter D. Logsdon and Bertha T. Skaggs. Sept. 1, 1977. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 11]
Judi and Steve Sadewasser's transcription of interview with Walter D. Logsdon. June 24, 1974. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 12]
Martin B. Ostrofsky's transcription of interview with Lloyd Meredith. Sept. 28, 1977. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 13]
Pauline Pruett's data. Nov. 1, 1977. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 14]
Molly Collins and Lynwood Montell's transcription of interview with Walker Thompson. Oct. 1, 1977. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 15]
George Simpson's transcription of interview with Ella Trulock. Fall 1977. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 16]
Gary Davis and Beth Wilson's transcription of interview with Gertie and Elwood West. Oct. 4, 1977. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 17]
Appendix II & III. Fall 1977. 2 items
[box: 1, folder: 18]

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