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Newton, Gil (Fa 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Newton, Gil (Fa 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1242. Student folk studies project titled “Housing [Clark County, Indiana],” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of structures in the area surrounding Charlestown, Clark County, Indiana. Sheets may include a brief description of the structure, location, history, floor plan, and photo.


Herbert, Sue Nancy (Fa 1170), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Herbert, Sue Nancy (Fa 1170), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1170. Student folk studies project titled: “Seven Gables: The History of an I House” includes descriptions of the history and architectural aspects of Seven Gables in Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the architecture, an illustration or a photograph.


Morrison, Dona (Fa 1168), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Morrison, Dona (Fa 1168), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1168. Student paper titled “Spring House—Fort—Schoolhouse And Residence” in which Dona Morrison examines an unusual stone house located near Highway 31-E in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Morrison describes the materials used to construct the building and draws conclusions as to the purpose of each room throughout the the two-story residence. Information was collected from the two current owners, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Thompson, and Bernie Morris, former county clerk of LaRue County. Paper also includes severalblack and white photographs of the building.


Clayton, Louis Craig (Fa 1138), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2018

Clayton, Louis Craig (Fa 1138), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1138. Student paper titled “The Harpending House” in which Louis Craig Clayton details the history related to theconstruction of Asbury Harpending’s sprawling mansion built near Eddy Creek in Princeton, Kentucky in 1873. Harpending, known for his financial exploits along the western coast of the United States, spent more than $65,000 to build the estate which featured more than 20 rooms, a swimming pool, gas heating, and indoor plumbing. In his paper, Clayton speaks with Mrs. Eldred, a leading historian at Princeton and wife to John Eldred. Harpending’s great-nephew. Clayton also ...


Gaddie, Milton (Fa 1101), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2017

Gaddie, Milton (Fa 1101), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1101. Student paper titled “Folk Architecture” in which Milton Gaddie surveys houses in Logan County, specifically those built in the I-House and Hall and Parlor styles. The paper contains black and white photographs of homes throughout the county.


Bain, Jan (Fa 1021), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Bain, Jan (Fa 1021), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1021. Folk studies student project titled: “[Housing],” which includes brief descriptions and photos of “I” houses in Warren County, Kentucky.


Mansfield, Martha (Fa 866), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Mansfield, Martha (Fa 866), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 866. Paper titled: “A Collecting Project of Folk Houses from Barren County, Kentucky.” Project includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of folk housing in Barren County. Sheets include a brief description of the structure, informant’s name, and a drawing of the building’s footprint.


Staynings, Laura Jo (Burnett), B. 1976 (Fa 568), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2011

Staynings, Laura Jo (Burnett), B. 1976 (Fa 568), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 568. Paper: "Collection Care at Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate" written by Laura Jo (Burnett) Staynings for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. She discusses a visit to Ashland, where she observed how the staff interpreted and cared for the property.


Metzer, Joseph Allen And Amy Y. Taylor (Fa 163), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 1990

Metzer, Joseph Allen And Amy Y. Taylor (Fa 163), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 163. Paper (25 p.) entitled "I-House at 1311 Clay Street, Bowling Green, Kentucky" by Western Kentucky University students Metzer and Taylor for a vernacular architecture class.


Eans, Kevin (Fa 127), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 1986

Eans, Kevin (Fa 127), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 127. History of "Highland", a house built in the 1890s by the Monarch family of Owensboro, Kentucky. This Queen Anne style house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.