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Ponder, Edna Mae (Friend), 1920-2006 (Sc 2929), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2015

Ponder, Edna Mae (Friend), 1920-2006 (Sc 2929), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and image (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2929. Materials relating to design of the Kentucky Bicentennial Star Quilt by Edna Ponder, Danville, Kentucky. Includes typescript history, quilt pattern, unused pieces and cardboard template, newspaper articles, and photographs. Also includes a coloring book related to Danville history, illustrated by Ponder. The original quilt is in the Kentucky Museum collection at Western Kentucky University.


Neff, Loraine Savage, 1899-1994 (Sc 2920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2015

Neff, Loraine Savage, 1899-1994 (Sc 2920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and two examples (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2920. Stamp collages made by Fisherville, Kentucky native Loraine S. Neff. Includes an article by Neff based on her family history, an article about her stamp collages, and the introduction to her book Original Quilting Designs.


Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007 (Sc 2917), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2015

Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007 (Sc 2917), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2917. Letters of artist Joseph Dudley Downing to Riley Handy, Kentucky Museum, WKU, regarding an exhibition of his work that opened at the museum on 28 March 1993. Downing discusses the content of the exhibition, associated printed matter and the return of unsold items, and provides background on the works “Isidore’s Door,” “Michael’s Door,” “The Window of Arthemise Fougerousse” and “The Chicken Bones.” Includes an unidentifed commentary on some of his paintings, and a list of 11 works to be exhibited.