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

Descriptive Summary

Title
Basket Making in the Mammoth Cave Area Collection, 1974, 1977
Creator
Basket Makers in the Mammoth Cave Area of Kentucky
Extent
1 box. 18 folders. 28 items.
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
Finding Aid Author
Archives Staff
Repository
Western Kentucky University

Collection Overview

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.

Contents of the Collection

Inventory, subject analytics, list of informants and project outline. Fall 1977. 4 items.

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Research materials. n.d. 2 items.

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Deborah Hall's transcription of interview with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Burba. Sept. 30, and Oct. 19, 1977…

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John Marshall and Judith Schottenfeld's transcription of interview with Anderson Childress. Sept. 23…

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Lyndell Payton's transcription of interview with George Childress. Fall 1977. 1 item.

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Jim Brown and Judith Schottenfeld's transcription of interview with Rec Childress. Sept. 14, 1977. 1…

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Luann Bombard's transcription of interview with Newt and Lonie Cook. Sept. 9, 22 and Oct. 7, 1977. 3…

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Elizabeth Harzoff's transcription of interview with Stanley Cottrell. Sept. 14, 1977. 1 item.

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Keith Ludden's transcription of interview with Audie Dennison. Sept. 5 and 24, 1977. 2 items.

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Michael Korn and Denis Kiely's transcription of interview with Thomas Fenwick. Sept. 16, 1977. 1…

  • Box 1, folder 10
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Lynwood Montell's transcription of interview with Walter D. Logsdon and Bertha T. Skaggs. Sept. 1…

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Judi and Steve Sadewasser's transcription of interview with Walter D. Logsdon. June 24, 1974. 1 item…

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Martin B. Ostrofsky's transcription of interview with Lloyd Meredith. Sept. 28, 1977. 1 item.

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Pauline Pruett's data. Nov. 1, 1977. 1 item.

  • Box 1, folder 14
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Molly Collins and Lynwood Montell's transcription of interview with Walker Thompson. Oct. 1, 1977. 1…

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George Simpson's transcription of interview with Ella Trulock. Fall 1977. 1 item.

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Gary Davis and Beth Wilson's transcription of interview with Gertie and Elwood West. Oct. 4, 1977. 1…

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Appendix II & III. Fall 1977. 2 items.

  • Box 1, folder 18
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