xt7rxw47qh35 https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7rxw47qh35/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7rxw47qh35/data/82m2.xml Pennington, Lee. 19701981 0.45 cubic ft.     The Scotian Women, a play written by Kentucky author Lee Pennington, was inspired by the events of the Scotia Mine Disaster which occurred at Oven Fork, Kentucky in 1976.  This collection documents the creation of the play and contains newspaper clippings, notes, various drafts and a final copy of the script, as well as promotional materials from the University of Kentucky's Guignol Theater production in February 1981. collections  English University of Kentucky This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. The Scotian Women Collection,   1970-1981 The Scotian Women Collection,   1970-1981 text The Scotian Women Collection,   1970-1981 1970 2005 true xt7rxw47qh35 collection false 82m2          Guide to the The Scotian Women Collection,    1970-1981        Processed by Beth Eifler; machine-readable finding aid created by Beth Eifler          Special Collections     2005       Manuscripts     University of Kentucky     Margaret I. King Library     Lexington, Kentucky     40506-0039 USA     Phone: (859) 257-8611     Fax: (859) 257-6311     Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu     URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3        University of Kentucky Libraries. All rights reserved.              Machine-readable finding aid derived from ${DERIVED}. Date of source:    April 2006         Description is in    English.                 Guide to the The Scotian Women Collection,    1970-1981              Contact Information     Special Collections     Manuscripts     University of Kentucky     Margaret I. King Library     Lexington, Kentucky     40506-0039     Phone: (859) 257-8611     Fax: (859) 257-6311      Email:    sclref@lsv.uky.edu       URL:    http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3           Processed by: Beth Eifler     Date Completed: April 2006     Encoded by: Beth Eifler        Copyright 2005 University of Kentucky. All rights reserved.               The Scotian Women Collection,    1970-1981        82M2     Pennington, Lee.      0.45 cubic ft.         The materials are in    English.        The Scotian Women , a play written by Kentucky author Lee Pennington, was inspired by the events of the Scotia Mine Disaster which occurred at Oven Fork, Kentucky in 1976.  This collection documents the creation of the play and contains newspaper clippings, notes, various drafts and a final copy of the script, as well as promotional materials from the University of Kentucky's Guignol Theater production in February 1981.       University of Kentucky Libraries, Special Collections               Collection is open for research.          Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.          [Identification of item], The Scotian Women Collection, 1970-1981, 82M2, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington           Scotia Mine Disaster, Oven Fork, Ky., 1976.     Coal mine accidents -- Kentucky -- Letcher County.     Mine explosions -- Kentucky -- Letcher County.     Scripts.     Clippings.         Lee Pennington, author and dramatist, was born in the Appalachian community of White Oak in Morgan County, Kentucky. Inspired by Jesse Stuart, his high school principal and friend, Pennington published over 1,000 poems, 100 articles, eleven books, and four plays.     The Scotian Women , a play in two acts, is a story of the women who awaited news of their loved ones after the Scotia Mine Disaster at Oven Fork, Kentucky in Letcher County.  Twenty-six men died in the disaster after two separate explosions occurred in the mine on March 9 and 11, 1976.  The play was produced and performed at the University of Kentucky's Guignol Theater in February 1981.          These materials relate to  The Scotian Women , a play by Lee Pennington.  The collection contains newspaper clippings, notes, various drafts and a final copy of the script, as well as promotional materials from the UK Theater production in February 1981.  The clippings, primarily from Louisville's  Courier-Journal , not only cover the Scotia Mine Disaster and subsequent investigation, but also the funerals and personal stories of the men who died and of the families and friends they left behind.          Container List   CLIPPINGS SCOTIA MINE DISASTER   1 1 March-May 1976, March 6, 1977, and August 16-17, 1980 1 2 n.d., sources unknown RELATED MATERIALS   1 3 December 6, 1970-August 25, 1981, n.d. NOTES 1 4 Handwritten notes from clippings 1 5 Miscellaneous script notes, January 31-March 4, 1980 and February 5-13, 1981 1 6 Notes after start of production, January 1981 PLAY 1 7 Concept 1 8 Characters 1 9 Carbon copy of early draft 1 10 Rough drafts of script additions 1 11 Script with handwritten changes 1 12 Final complete script   1 13 Author's note, program from the UK Theater production, flyer, and review from  The Lexington Leader .