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Nora Morgan Lewis Folktale Collection

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Reference Copies: Nora Morgan Lewis Folktale Collection

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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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