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Series 5: Student research - Kentucky (continued)
Subseries 7: Classified files (folk custom, folklife), circa 1948-1957
Group 1
BOX-FOLDER 65/6 Tales to be typed
BOX-FOLDER 65/7 List of Tennessee tales and legends
BOX-FOLDER 65/8 Jog in Kentucky-Tennessee line
BOX-FOLDER 65/9 Interviews (with legends, etc.)
BOX-FOLDER 65/10 Storytelling and storytellers (1)
BOX-FOLDER 65/11 Storytelling and storytellers (2)
BOX-FOLDER 65/12 Children's book possibilities: Violetta Halpert's selections from archive
Group 2
BOX-FOLDER 65/13 Standard folktales and cante-fables (1)
BOX-FOLDER 65/14 Standard folktales and cante-fables (2)
BOX-FOLDER 65/15 Standard folktales and cante-fables (3)
BOX-FOLDER 66/1 Standard Aarne-Thompson tale types
"A.T." is an abbreviation for and reference to the Aarne-Thompson classification system.
BOX-FOLDER 66/2 Bible of the folk (see also "origin legends")
BOX-FOLDER 66/3 Bible of the folk (plants, trees)
BOX-FOLDER 66/4 Origin legends: plants
BOX-FOLDER 66/5 Origin legends: people
Group 3
BOX-FOLDER 66/6 Origin legends: cosmological
BOX-FOLDER 66/7 Origin legends: animals, birds, etc.
BOX-FOLDER 66/8 Animal tales
BOX-FOLDER 66/9 Fables or apologues
BOX-FOLDER 66/10 Naming stories
BOX-FOLDER 66/11 River legends and stories
BOX-FOLDER 66/12 Riddle tales and riddles
BOX-FOLDER 66/13 Sing-song nonsense tales
BOX-FOLDER 66/14 Formula tales: endless, circular
BOX-FOLDER 66/15 Scary stories: "I've got you!" "Boo!" "You've got it!"
BOX-FOLDER 66/16 Catch tales: pulling your leg, etc.
BOX-FOLDER 67/1 Formula tales: questions
BOX-FOLDER 67/2 Trickster
Group 4
BOX-FOLDER 67/3 West Kentucky recordings: contents lists
BOX-FOLDER 67/4 Records of T. Lamkin tapes (Murray State College)
BOX-FOLDER 67/5 Harold T. Luther: special contributions
BOX-FOLDER 67/6 Murray State College tapes: title lists
BOX-FOLDER 67/7 Town and county histories
BOX-FOLDER 67/8 Murray State College: introductory and place essays (1/2)
BOX-FOLDER 67/9 Murray State College: introductory and place essays (2/2)
BOX-FOLDER 67/10 Community descriptions: Kentucky
BOX-FOLDER 67/11 Community descriptions: Tennessee
BOX-FOLDER 67/12 Grade school folklore projects - Princeton, Kentucky
BOX-FOLDER 67/13 Folk beliefes: omens
BOX-FOLDER 67/14 Recordings of Thomas Lenard Lamkin
BOX-FOLDER 67/15 Jane Williams: Grandpa's tales
BOX-FOLDER 67/16 Folklore classification form - Murray State College
Group 5
BOX-FOLDER 67/17 Folk beliefs and holiday customs
Student essays the collector meant to be interfiled in other folders.
BOX-FOLDER 67/18 Surprising/unusual burial requests
BOX-FOLDER 68/1 Surprising answers (trickster)
BOX-FOLDER 68/2 Surprising answers - Johnny stories ("Uncle Jack")
BOX-FOLDER 68/3 Behavior of women (and wives)
BOX-FOLDER 68/4 Stories about men (and boys)
BOX-FOLDER 68/5 Lazy men
BOX-FOLDER 68/6 Stinginess cycle and stories
BOX-FOLDER 68/7 Surprising action
BOX-FOLDER 68/8 Drunken men
BOX-FOLDER 68/9 Deafness or speech defect
BOX-FOLDER 68/10 Jokes/play on words (miscellaneous)
BOX-FOLDER 68/11 Half-wit cycles and stories
BOX-FOLDER 68/12 National or religious stereotypes (non-Negro)
BOX-FOLDER 68/13 Mountaineer stories (and the like)
BOX-FOLDER 68/14 Why preachers tell stories
BOX-FOLDER 68/15 Preacher and church stories; children/boys; misunderstandings; surprising remarks
BOX-FOLDER 68/16 Preachers and food
BOX-FOLDER 68/17 Trickster cycles
BOX-FOLDER 68/18 Fools and foolish behavior
BOX-FOLDER 68/19 Fool cycles
BOX-FOLDER 68/20 Surprising answers or remarks
BOX-FOLDER 68/21 Tales with rhymes or chants - surprising remarks
Group 6
BOX-FOLDER 68/22 Folk arts and crafts
BOX-FOLDER 68/23 Folksay, miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 68/24 Calls to animals
BOX-FOLDER 68/25 Names of animals
BOX-FOLDER 69/1 Names of people
BOX-FOLDER 69/2 Sayings: odd or interesting
BOX-FOLDER 69/3 Proverbs and proverbial sayings
BOX-FOLDER 69/4 Riddles to be typed
BOX-FOLDER 69/5 Locally composed folksongs
BOX-FOLDER 69/6 Folktale and legend - duplicate texts
BOX-FOLDER 69/7 Baby lore
BOX-FOLDER 69/8 Community descriptions: Illinois
BOX-FOLDER 69/9 Essays on riddles
BOX-FOLDER 69/10 Folk rhymes and games with rhymes
Group 7
BOX-FOLDER 69/11 Tennessee customs
The folder was originally titled "Miscellaneous - Tennessee and Kentucky." The header was revised to reflect the folder contents.
BOX-FOLDER 69/12 Folk customs: household
BOX-FOLDER 69/13 Folk customs: other work
BOX-FOLDER 69/14 Folk customs: social disapproval
BOX-FOLDER 69/15 Folk customs: school
BOX-FOLDER 69/16 Folk customs: hoaxes
BOX-FOLDER 69/17 Crafts, house and barn types, fences, etc.
Photos in this folder are taped to paper.
BOX-FOLDER 69/18 Folk customs: holidays and customs
BOX-FOLDER 69/19 Children's rhymes, English 111
BOX-FOLDER 69/20 "Speeches" and recitations, including miscellanous "poetry"
BOX-FOLDER 69/21 Autograph rhymes
BOX-FOLDER 69/22 Derogatory tales, names of animals, etc.
BOX-FOLDER 69/23 Childlore - to be used in MAF (duplicate texts)
BOX-FOLDER 69/24 Folksong (nonsense) and guessing game
BOX-FOLDER 69/25 Pregnancy and childbirth
BOX-FOLDER 69/26 Biographical sketches
BOX-FOLDER 69/27 More riddles (Tennessee)
Work files set
BOX-FOLDER 69/28 Rhymes (general)
BOX-FOLDER 69/29 Rhymes found in books
BOX-FOLDER 69/30 Games without music
BOX-FOLDER 69/31 Rhymes, games
BOX-FOLDER 70/1 Customs
BOX-FOLDER 70/2 Autograph rhymes
BOX-FOLDER 70/3 Childlore - miscellanous
BOX-FOLDER 70/4 Parties, games, and dances
BOX-FOLDER 70/5 Omens and premonitions
BOX-FOLDER 70/6 Occasions - miscellanous
BOX-FOLDER 70/7 Nicknames (1)
BOX-FOLDER 70/8 Nicknames (2)
BOX-FOLDER 70/9 Sayings: odd or interesting
BOX-FOLDER 70/10 Christian names, school days, and camp stories
No header information on the original folder
BOX-FOLDER 70/11 Cures and medicine
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