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Nora Morgan Lewis Folktale Collection

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Reference Copies: Nora Morgan Lewis Folktale Collection

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Title: Nora Morgan Lewis Folktale CollectionAdd to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1950s

Extent: 1.0 MS boxes

Arrangement: Arrangement of the manuscripts/folktales are in alphabetical order.

Date Acquired: 07/21/2003

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of copies of manuscripts from the narrative traditions of the Farmer-Muncy-Lewis family of Leslie County, Kentucky. These 38 folktales are mainly from the repertoire of Sidney Farmer Muncy and were written down by her daughter, Nora Morgan Lewis in the 1950s.

Administrative Information

Repository: Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

Access Restrictions: Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.

Use Restrictions: There are no restrictions on use of this material other than federal copyright regulations.

Acquisition Source: Jack Lewis

Acquisition Method:

Copies of the records were donated to Special Collections, Hutchins Library, Berea College, by Nora Lewis's son, Jack Lewis on July 21, 2003.

The records were compiled by Carl Lindahl.

Preferred Citation: [Item Identification], Nora Lewis Folktale Collection, Berea College Special Collections & Archives, Berea Ky.

Finding Aid Revision History: The finding aid was updated in 2016.

Other Note: BCA 0096 SAA 096


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Series 1: Reference Copies: Nora Morgan Lewis Folktale CollectionAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "The Bad Wolf"Add to your cart.
Edited typescript
Folder 2: "The Bear Hunt"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 3: "Be Witched"Add to your cart.
2 edited manuscripts
Folder 4: "The Boy Rode the Witch"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 5: "Bully Borns"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 6: "The Cat and the Mouse"Add to your cart.
Edited typescript
Folder 7: "The End of Mr. Fox"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript, edited typescript
Folder 8: "Flannel Mouth"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 9: "Fool Jack"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 10: "The Fortune of the Fox"Add to your cart.
Edited typescript
Folder 11: "Grown-Toe"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 12: "It Came From the Loft"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 13: "Jack and the Bull Strap"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 14: "Jack and the Club, Out of the Bag, Club It."Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 15: "Jack Finds the Headless Man"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 16: "Jack Kills Old Beard"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 17: "Jack Seeks His Fortune"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 18: "Just Jack"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 19: "Lady Margaret"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 20: "The Lazy Terrapin"Add to your cart.
Typescript and 2 carbon copies.
Folder 21: "The Little Elf Man"Add to your cart.
Edited typescript
Folder 22: "The Little Girl in the Peach Dress"Add to your cart.
Computer-generated typescript written by Jack Lewis's granddaughter Lauren Reed Clontz on the basis of a telling by Jack Lewis 9/21/95
Folder 23: "The Lost Baby Bear"Add to your cart.
Computer typescript
Folder 24: "Piggy Wee"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 25: "The Rabbit Patch"Add to your cart.
Edited typescript
Folder 26: "Raw Head and Bloody Bones"Add to your cart.
Edited typescript
Folder 27: "The Rich Woman"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 28: "Sarvice Time"Add to your cart.
Stapled, edited manuscript
Folder 29: "She ate from the old yoe's ear"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 30: "She Killed a deer"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 31: "Sook Pide Sook"Add to your cart.
Folder 32: "The Squirrels"Add to your cart.
Edited typescript
Folder 33: "Sweet Willie"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 34: "The Three Balls of Yarn"Add to your cart.
Edited typescript [one side]
Folder 35: "They Rode a Dead Bear"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Folder 36: "The White Horse and the Black Mule"Add to your cart.
Edited manuscript
Series 2: OriginalsAdd to your cart.
Originals of collection as described in Series 1.  Not for use: use copies in Series 1 for reference and research.

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