Marie Campbell manuscript, Tales from the Cloud Walking Country,

Abstract

The Marie Campbell manuscript includes the original and author's carbon copy of her anthology of Kentucky folklore.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Marie Campbell manuscript, Tales from the Cloud Walking Country,
Date
1958
Creator
Campbell, Marie, 1907-
Extent
0.23 Cubic feet
Subjects
Folklore.
Kentucky--Social life and customs.
Women authors--20th century.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Ida Sell
Preferred Citation
59M6 : [identification of item], Marie Campbell manuscript, Tales from the Cloud Walking Country, 1958, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Marie Campbell was born in 1907. She was a teacher and folklorist. Between 1926 and 1934 Campbell lived, worked, and travelled the eastern Kentucky Mountains. She is also the author of Folks Do Get Born.
Scope and Content
The Marie Campbell manuscript includes the original and author's carbon copy of her anthology of Kentucky folklore. The manuscript includes seventy-eight stories collected by Campbell in the 1920s and 1930s while she lived and worked in eastern Kentucky. Many of the stories are based on European traditions from German fairy tales to Irish hero stories to Greek myths. The stories were a part of the oral tradition of Kentucky which Campbell aimed to preserve in the book. It was published in 1958 by Indiana University Press.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Tales from the Cloud Walking Country-Original Manuscript,, 1958

  • Box 1, Folder 2
  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Tales from the Cloud Walking Country-Carbon Copy,, 1958

  • Box 1, Folder 6
  • Box 1, Folder 4
  • Box 1, Folder 5
  • Box 1, Folder 3
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