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Todd Gipson Collection, June 1987

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Title

Todd Gipson Collection

Date

June 1987

Repository

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

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research. This collection and numerous other collections are accessible through a card catalog and print inventories at the Kentucky Building. Manuscripts and Folklife Archives collections do not circulate nor are they listed on the university's online library catalog. A valid I.D. is required to use the materials. Limited photocopying is done for patrons.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Todd Gipson Collection, February, June 1987, FA 80,Library Special Collections, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green.

Extent

1 folder. 5 items. 3 cassette tapes. Originals.

Scope and Content

Occupational Folklore of Monument Makers. Interviews with Carroll Monument Company employees regarding their occupation and related stories, February 21, 1987 and June 30, 1987. Includes one summary and one transcript.

Subjects

  • 1. Barren River - Navigation
  • 2. Butler County - Cemeteries
  • 3. Burial - Beliefs, Proverbs, Supersitions, etc.
  • 4. Carroll Monument Company
  • 5. Cemeteries - Butler County
  • 6. Cemeteries - Warren County
  • 7. Funeral rites and customs - Kentucky - Warren County
  • 8. The Ghost of Middle Bridge (tale)
  • 9. Green River - Navigation
  • 10. Jews - Monuments
  • 11. Navigation - Barren River
  • 12. Navigation - Green River
  • 13. Occupations
  • 14. Oliver, B. B.
  • 15. Oliver, Beverly
  • 16. Oliver, Rusty
  • 17. Sepulchral Monuments
  • 18. Sepulchral Monuments - Designs
  • 19. Smith, Dwight
  • 20. Stone carving - Warren County
  • 21. Vandalism - Cemeteries - Warren County
  • 22. Vontress, Benjamin "Ted"
  • 23. Warren County - Cemeteries
  • 24. Warren County - Funeral rites and customs
  • 25. Warren County - Monuments
  • 26. Welch, Bob

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