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585 > Image 585 of Kentucky : a guide to the Bluegrass state

Part of Kentucky Works Progress Administration Publications

SELECTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY 467 EDUCATION Baber, George. Origin of Popular Education in Kentucky. Louisville, ]. P. ; Morton & Company, 1881. 48 p. Traces the beginnings of public education ? in the State. Hamlett, Barksdale. History of Education in Kentucky. Frankfort, 1914. 334 p. illus., index. (Kentucky Department of Education.) Compilation of * reports from State superintendents and county commissioners describing education primarily useful for research. The last chapter gives historical sketches of 39 church and endowed schools and colleges in the State. l Lewis, A. F. History of Higher Education in Kentucky. Washington, Govem- > ment Printing Office, 1899. 350 p. illus., index. Not always dependable, but 5 the only single volume covering higher education in Kentucky thoroughly. ' Peter, Robert. Transylvania University. Louisville, J. P. Morton & Company, 1896. 202 p. front., bibliog. citations, index. (Filson Club Publications, no. 11.) Historical sketch (from its founding to 1865) of the institution which pioneered in higher education in Kentucky. - FOLKLORE Q Mackaye, Percy. Tall Tales of the Kentucky Mountains. New York, George H. Doran Company, 1926. 185 p. illus. Twelve tales told in the mountain _ vernacular by Solomon Shell, a legendary figure. i B Thomas, D. L. and L. B. Kentucky Superstitions. Princeton, Princeton Uni- versity Press, 1920. 334 p. bibliog., index. Compilation of almost 4,000 __ superstitions of every type. E RELIGION d Bishop, R. H. Outline of the History of the Church in the State of Ken- h tucky. Lexington, Thomas T. Skillman, 1824. 420 p. Contains the memoirs of Rev. David Rice; sketches of the origin and status of the various de- , nominations at the time; and accounts of some of the men prominent in the early ministry of Kentucky. 8 Fortune, A. W. The Disciples in Kentucky. Lexington, Convention of the i Christian Churchesin Kentucky, 1932. 415 p. illus., bibliog., index. An if account of the Christian Church in Kentucky by one of its ministers. ,_ Redford, A. H. The History of Methodism in Kentucky. Nashville, Southem ,_ Methodist Publishing House, 1868-1870. 3 v. front. Detailed, authoritative work. {_ Spencer, ]. H. A History of Kentucky Baptists. Cincinnati, ]. H. Spencer, ,{ 1886. 2 v. fronts., indexes. History of the Baptist Church in Kentucky ' from 1769 to 1885 with more than 800 biographical sketches. & Webb, B. ]. Centenary of Catholicity in Kentucky. Louisville, Charles A. fb Rogers, 1884. 594 p. illus., index. Describes Catholicism and Catholics in ,d Kentucky up to the year of publication. An historical source book of more or less reliability.