Guide to the William Lightfoot Collection of Student Papers, 1981-1990

Summary Information

Title: William Lightfoot Collection of Student Papers, 1981-1990
Collection: AC.194
Extent: 4.25 linear feet (8 boxes)
Abstract:

This collection consists of the student papers written for the folklore classes of William "Bill" Lightfoot, retired English professor at Appalachian State University, as well as audiocassettes of the student interviews.

Creator: Lightfoot, William, 1940-

Biographical/Historical Note

William Edwin "Bill" Lightfoot (born 1940) studied folklore at Indiana University in 1976. His dissertation is entitled, "Folklore of the Big Sandy Valley of Eastern Kentucky." He taught folklore at Appalachian State University and was an Appalachian Studies faculty member. He specializes in Lulu Belle and Scotty (Wiseman) history, WSL Barn dance, Etta Baker, and Travis-style guitar picking. Lightfoot retired in 2002.

Scope and Contents

The William Lightfoot Collection of Student Papers contains folklore research papers from students in Lightfoot's classes. Students conducted interviews, giving informant and interviewer biographical information. These interviews were used as the springboard for analysis of various folklore topics. Subject matter varies: herb lore, superstitions, family stories, songs, ghost stories, tales predominate. Unique subjects include graffiti, illicit drug lore, hand-tied lace, witchcraft, Swift's Silver Mine, marching band beliefs, cafeteria lore, Greek folklore. Earlier papers include audiocassettes of the interviews.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically, then by semester. Individual student papers are filed alphabetically within the semester.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections. Some papers are not released for use in research. Most authors request those writing articles to change names of informants and individuals. Written consent for duplication of some of the papers must be obtained. See individual papers for additional restrictions.

Acquisitions Information

William Lightfoot donated this collection to the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection. This collection was opened to the public on 23 June 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Kristi Harris and Kathryn Staley, 23 June 2003; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, Rosemary Ulrey, Rachel Critzer, 30 June 2005, revised 2008; Reprocessed and finding aid revised by Cynthia Harbeson, July 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.194: William Lightfoot Collection of Student Papers, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Series I: 1981 Papers, 1981 

Series Description

This series contains student papers from 1981, subdivided by semester and class.

Subseries A: Spring 1981, English 2530, 1981 

  Box Folder

Chery Alley (cures, superstitions) Informants: Wanda Bentley, Lucy and Bynum Anderson, 1981 

1 1

Judy L. Cox (folksongs, superstitions) Informants: Dolores White, Ruth Summerlin, Timothy Kye, Chuck Nance, Warren Phillips, 1981 

1 1

Robert Gandy (mountain philosophy, ghost stories, planting and weather signs) Informants: Alfred Adams, Ed Pressnell, 1981 

1 1

Patricia Garrett (jack tales, folksongs) Informant: Ray Hicks, 1981 

1 2

Cathey Hovis (tales and songs) Informant: Edwin Lacy, 1981 

1 2

John Lamb (Granny Barrett) Informant: Robin Stanley, 1981 

1 2

Mike Lisk (family stories) Informants: Wiley Hatrzog, Karen Miller, 1981 

1 2

Barry Long and John Watkins, Informant: Herbie Thomas, 1981 

1 3

Jill Lowery (beliefs, superstitions, medicine) Informant: Beth Silver, 1981 

1 3

Jean McMahon (family stories) Informants: John Dettra, Wyne Cannon, 1981 

1 3

Ray Moretz (German folklore, Meat Camp, North Carolina) Informant: Robert Proffit, 1981 

1 3

Deloris Proffit (songs) Informant: Edward Cabbell, 1981 

1 4

Sabrina Redden (legends, folksongs) [no release], 1981 

1 4

Beth Silver (Jack Tale) Informant: Becky Mater, 1981 

1 4

Thomas Smith (folktales) Informant: Gary Hannah, 1981 

1 4

Alisa Spittle (family stories) Informants: David Embler, Dem Burnett, Julia Smart, 1981 

1 5

Katie Spitzer (ghost stories: Todd Bridge, Bluff Rock) Informant: Bessie Eldrith, 1981 

1 5

Cynthia Stirewalt (Burke County, NC sayings) Informants: Abby Seals Hildebran, 1981 

1 5

Enid Walker (quilting) Informant: Flossie Simmons, 1981 

1 5

Mitchell Willard (legends) Informants: Nancy Chamblin, Mrs. Tom Halloway, 1981 

1 5

Subseries B: Spring 1981, English 4810 

  Box Folder

Peggy Atkinson (Robeson County, NC supernormal tales) Informants: Harriette Floyd, Joy Jones, 1981 

1 6

Melissa Dupuy (Poltergeists) Informants: Marie Millwood Tapp, Karen Mckown, 1981 

1 6

Bridget C. Gallen (cures) Informants: Bessie Driskill, Lucy Allison, 1981 

1 6

Mary Jane Putzel (Meat Camp Ballads) Informant: Dianna Muirhead, 1981 

1 6

Amy S. Reidenbach (Hale family stories) Informant: Jeffrey Hale, 1981 

1 7

Jo Marie Roberts (folk beliefs) Informants: Geraldine McGee, Harry McGee, 1981 

1 7

Denise Thaxton (jokes) Informants: James Thaxton, Terri Merritt, Robert Lacy, 1981 

1 7

Tom Tyre (Herbology, home remedies) Informants: Malone Young, Willia Mae Harris, Aunt Clemmie Townsend, Bill and Hester Smith, Georgia Gwyn, Doris Bliss, Nell Jennings, 1981 

1 7

David Winship (family stories) Informants: Henry Proffitt, Granny Campbell, Granny Hart, Carrie Hunter, Bonner [no surname, 1981 

1 7

Subseries C: Fall 1981, English 2350, 1981 

  Box Folder

Penny Abernathy (quilt) Informant: Lois Long, 1981 

1 8

Joseph Bird (graffiti) anonymous sources, 1981 

1 8

Phyllis Bosworth (folk songs of John Hayes) Informants: John Hayes, 1981 

1 8

Nancy Daugherty (ginseng) Informant: Fred Prichard, 1981 

1 8

Margaret Denny (Ward family and Hoffman family) Informants: Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Ward, Alexis J. Sieg (gravestone motifs) Mae Dyer Dugger, 1981 

1 9

Julia Fentress (Legends, Short Stories) Informants: Sharon Morgan, Zavrest Pennell, Mike Murphy [No Release], 1981 

1 9

Teresa Fugua (graffiti) anonymous sources, 1981 

1 9

Richard Hardin (songs of Jess Wiseman) Informant: Jess Wiseman, 1981 

1 9

Paul Holland (illicit drug) Informants: Paul Holland Pseudonyms, 1981 

1 9

Linda Hurd (last run of Tweetsie and Boone Flood of 1940) Informant: Dr. L.W. Woody Jr., 1981 

1 10

Tammy Hutchins (games children play) Informants: Bobby Hutchins, Lucy Rollins Hutchins, Louis Ross Rollins, 1981 

1 10

Vikki Kinsland (religious legends) Informant: Calrenca Donaldson, 1981 

1 10

Michael Ledbetter (recipes) Informants: Priscila Walker, 1981 

1 10

Wesley Lohr (holiday traditions) Informant: Josephine McBride, Margret Cathell, Catherine Freedle, 1981 

1 10

Neppie Mitchiner (children's songs and games), 1981 

2 1

Virginia Myers (folksongs) Informant: Carolina Putzel, 1981 

2 1

Suzi Perdue (campsongs and rituals) Informant: Jenni Whitaker, Sandy Pressley, Aline Hicks, 1981 

2 1

Yvonne Roop (folk poetry) Informants: Allison Kent, Allice Roop, Kent Stancill, 1981 

2 1

Alexis Sieg (gravestone motifs) Informant: Mae Dyer Dugger, 1981 

2 2

Jenice Van Hook (Perry House, ghost) Informants: Stephen Van Hook Jackie Parker, Anne Fitzgerald, Lisa Way, 1981 

2 2

Jacqueline Wiseman (ballads) Informant: Mary Jane Putzel, 1981 

2 2

David Alan Wyke (ghost stories and supernatural) Informants: Dean Williams, Chris Dula, 1981 

2 2
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Series II: 1982 Papers, 1982 

Series Description

This series contains student papers from 1982, subdivided by semester and class.

Subseries A: Spring 1982, English 4810, 1982 

  Box Folder

Lisa Kay Brown (personal narratives, witchcraft, planting by the signs)Informants: Northa Brown, Hilda Atkins, 1982 

2 3

Joe Byrd (Lewis Family and Music) Informants: Fred Lewis, Georgia Lewis Evelyn Lewis, 1982 

2 3

John Jacobs (personal narrative) Informant: Alma Miller, 1982 

2 3

Susan Mitchell (witchcraft) Informants: Sarah, 1982 

2 3

John Mongle (legends and personal experience narratives) Informants: Rev. Maurice J. Mongle, 1982 

2 4

Stuart Moore (personal narratives) Informants: Robert Townsend, Wade Brown, 1982 

2 4

Ellie Scott (tales) Informant: Martha Jones, 1982 

2 4

Dana Stanley (hand-tied lace) Informant: Squire Elsbury Weaver [lace samples included], 1982 

2 5

Cynthia Tant (personal narratives, planting by signs) Informants: Mae Dugger, 1982 

2 6

Elizabeth Tetterson (personal experience narrative) Informant: William C. Smith, 1982 

2 6

Cheryl Williams (religion, prophesies, growing by signs, personal experience narratives) Informant: Tommy Fletcher, 1982 

2 6

Subseries B: Fall 1982, English 2530 & English 3500, 1982 

  Box Folder

Lynne Bartling (quilting according to Edith Taylor) Informant: Edith Taylor, 1982 

2 7

Gary Beaver (witchcraft and healing stories) Informants: Beth Sadlin, Josephine Hudson, 1982 

2 7

Kathy Bryan (civil war and animal stories, folk medicine) Informant: Nellie Carpenter, 1982 

2 7

Danielle Chanat (folk and ghost stories) Informants: Mr. X, Ralph Mangum Michael Lackey, Rusty Blanton [contains restricted information], 1982 

2 7

Elliott R. Crews (family civil war legends) Informant: Charlotte Russell, 1982 

2 7

Joni Grey (personal legends, cures, practical jokes) Informant: Mildred Myers, 1982 

2 8

Robin Hollars (personal narratives and Indian legends) Informants: James Hollars, Delaney Quiver, Robert White Eagle, 1982 

2 8

Kimberly Hood (jokes) Informants: Mike Barbazette, Ronnie Haji Neder, Anna Hood, Kim Hood, Robin Wood, 1982 

2 8

Karen Kerrigan (Trey stories, illicit drugs) Informant: Dean, 1982 

2 8

Peter Moore (religious legends) Informant: Rev. Charles Blanck, 1982 

2 9

Donna Sink (personal narratives) Informant: Nona Sink, 1982 

2 9

Bill Sipes (folktales and beliefs) Informants: Bess Mural, Stafford Hartley, 1982 

2 9

Sherryl West (animal and local character tales) Informant: Clifford Roten, 1982 

2 9

Joe Bird (history of resophonic guitar) [English 3500], 1982 

2 10
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Series III: 1983 Papers, 1983 

Series Description

This series contains student papers from 1983, subdivided by semester and class.

Subseries A: Spring 1983 

  Box Folder

Joe Bird (Graffiti), 1983 

2 11

Alan Bridges (tall tales, folkways) Informant: George Samuel Bridges, 1983 

2 11

Mary Bunker (folk medicine, marriage customs, funeral customs) Informant: Mary Jan Putzel, 1983 

2 11

Susan Burleson (pranks and hardship stories) Informant: John C. Wright, 1983 

2 11

David Hubner (tales) Informant: Jerry Wilson, 1983 

2 11

Sharon Johnson (Appalachian Quilting and Knotting) Informants: Grace Weaver, Squire E. Weaver, 1983 

2 11

Kim Ollis (legends, Swift's Silver Mine) Informant: Cratis Williams, Alfred Adams, 1983 

2 12

Fredric "Buff" Pilch (personal narratives) Informant: Edgar Eugene Fisher, 1983 

2 12

Richard Schwartz (superstitions, remedies) Informant: Clent Miller, Frank and Clate, Cater Randall, Kevin Perryman, Eric Robinson, 1983 

2 12

Darlene Weaver (jokes and tall tales) Informant: Audrey Miller, 1983 

2 12

David Whisenant (moonshining, superstition, religion) Informant: Gary Hannah, 1983 

2 12

Subseries B: Fall 1983 

  Box Folder

Robert Cheves (folk belief) Informant: Cicely Coley, 1983 

3 1

Susan Cole (Death Lore, Medical Cures, Burial Customs) Clida Isaacs, 1983 

3 1

Jeanne Dolby (cures and remedies) Informant: Virginia Miller Renninger, 1983 

3 1

Richard Granowsky (supersitions, legends) Informants: Anthony Tinsley Jose Banal, Bob Richardson, Norman Locke, 1983 

3 1

Michaele Hastings (cures) Informant: Nellie Carlton, 1983 

3 1

Rebecca King (Wedding Beliefs) Informants: Phyllis McCallum, Sherrell Brown, 1983 

3 2

Lisa Masters (ghost, cures) Informant: Scott Taylor, 1983 

3 2

Miscellaneous Handwritten Analysis (no name), 1983 

3 2

Luanne Parks (fold beliefs) Informants: Bill Womack, Martha Womack Dobbins, 1983 

3 2

Michele Riviere (folk medicine) Informant: Mildred Hamiltion, 1983 

3 2
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Series IV: 1984 Papers, 1984 

Series Description

This series contains student papers from 1984, subdivided by semester and class.

Subseries A: Spring 1984 

  Box Folder

Ashley Alderman (ghost stories, folk tales, folk beliefs) Informant: Ransom Gurganus, 1984 

3 3

Susan Boudreau (religious songs) Informant: Edward Blackburn, 1984 

3 3

Truman Bradley (legends) Informant: Gerald Moyers, 1983 

3 3

Joanne Chase (healing) Informants: Ransom Greene, Charlue Coffey, Ora Watson, Willard Watson, 1983 

3 3

David Holley (Red Fox Legends) Informant: Joe Roberts, Jr., 1983 

3 3

Deborah Lewis (ghost stories, cures) Informants: Dora Lewis, Bob Barlow, 1983 

3 3

Kenneth Mulkey Jr. (Legends, Remedies) Informants: C.M. Marrs, Edward Thomas, 1983 

3 3

John K. Swain (legends) Informant: Kenneth Mulkcy, 1983 

3 3

Subseries B: Fall 1984 

  Box Folder

Gary Allran Jr. (New Year's tradition) Informants: Howell Stroupe, Russell Morrison, A. Sidney Beam, 1984 

3 4

Lee Ann Bannerman (folk tales, ballads) Informants: Frank McConnel, Laura Boosinger, Henrietta Moore, Glenn Bannerman, 1984 

3 4

Jodi Cagle (family folk stories) Informants: Stephen Brawley, Larry Cagel Ada Pickett, Rebecca Gobble, Harry Gobble, 1984 

3 4

Karen Collier (funeral traditions, folk tales, superstitions) Informants: Viney Staley, Rachel Duncan, 1984 

3 4

Phillip Crutchfield (stories) Informants: Diana Burge, David Gallemore, Richard Meissner, 1984 

3 4

Tina Delp (Wilkes County tales) Informant: Mary James, 1984 

3 5

Beth Dillard (marching band beliefs) Informants: Mark Rector, Tierza Watts, 1984 

3 5

Kier Egley (herb) Informants: Lester Ballard Jr. and Sr., 1984 

3 5

Lisa Ervin (death and funeral customs) Informants: Kevin Turner, Brenda Erivin, Barney Hampton, 1984 

3 5

Chip Fontaine (drinking love) Informants: Bill Cope, Bryan Ellis, Richard Weeks, Greg Barr, Jackie Kibler, 1984 

3 5

Andy Goodson (folktales, customs) Informant: Henry Goddson, 1984 

3 5

Johnathan Hampton (witchcraft and sorcery, Jersey Devil tales, superstitions, root doctors) Informant: JoDo, Mark Tuccillo, Amaro Lamar, Willie Twiggs, 1984 

3 5

Katrian Hedrick (Davidson County local legend) Informants: Clara Hedrick, Odell Grubb, 1984 

3 6

Jerry Hogan (Catawba County Customs) Informants: Clarsie Rhoney, Faye Hogan, Dorothy Shuford, 1984 

3 6

Dari Justice (legends, superstitions) Informants: Deb Macleod, Glenda Mabe, Rebekah Pittman, Martha Kirby, 1984 

3 6

Frank Layne (folk tales) Informant: Grace Holland, 1984 

3 6

David Linthicum (cafeteria lore) Informant: Linda Welch, 1984 

3 6

Kevin McGugan (sea tales, ghost stories) Informant: Margaret Hendrickson, 1984 

3 6

Tricia Midgett (herb) Informants: James Hollars, Ray Hicks, 1984 

3 7

David Morris (superstitions) Informants: Ben Council, Kent Doobrow, 1984 

3 7

Julia Moss (folk customs, stories, joke, sayings) Informants: Mattie Walston, Nannie Coghill, Robert Saye, Clara Finley, Patsy Ginn, 1984 

3 7

Jennifer New (planting) Informants: Robert Carroll, Beulah Cope, 1984 

3 7

Lisa Noble (rhymes) Informants: Wayne Seymour, Joel Jackson, 1984 

3 7

Jennifer Owens (superstitions) Informant: Mary Helen Hurt, 1984 

3 7

Glenn Press (ghost stories) Informants: Gus, Roberts, 1984 

3 8

Kevin Silver (stories) Informants: Pat Dale, Dr. William Stone, 1984 

3 8

Darryl Tyson (supernatural experiences) Informants: Alonzo Neal, Ellie Neal, Ellen Smith, Sadie Weathers, 1984 

3 8

Paul Webb (Watauga County Murders) Informants: none, 1984 

3 8

TommieJo Yates (Wilkes County stories) Informant: Harry Kendall, 1984 

3 8

Lisa Yost (jokes) Informants: Franase Stirewalth, Anna Gilbo, 1984 

3 8

John Zourzoukis (Greek folklore) Andera Zourzoukis, Chris Zourzoukis, George Zourzoukis, Gus Zourzoukis, 1984 

3 8
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Series V: 1985 Papers, 1985 

Series Description

This series contains student papers from the 1985 English 4810 class.

  Box Folder

Clarke Allen (jokes, folktales) Informants: Fonz Hayes, Edd Culler, 1985 

3 9

Everett Brantley (folktales, remedies) Informants: Frank Shirley, Kenneth McClure, Nora Broyhill, 1985 

3 9

Judy Brown (supernormal legends) Informants: Basel Ward, Eliza Brown Frank Brown, 1985 

3 9

Al Brumley (songs) Informants: Bessie Eldreth, Leonard and Clifford Glenn, 1985 

3 9

Leslie Dalton (riddles, tales) Informant: Colene Bolick, 1985 

3 10

Mildred Dunevant (Ferrum College) Informant: Myrtle Scott, 1985 

3 10

Sarah Galvin (herbal remedy) Informant: Ray Hicks, 1985 

3 10

Karen Gray (Historical) Informant: Winifred Hampton, 1985 

3 10

Angelique Mullins (personal narrative) Informant: Alta Hartzog, 1985 

3 11

Wallace Nelson (words) Informants: Clementine Wellborn, Carmalee Wellborn, Herman Bryan, Celia Trivette, 1985 

3 11

Tena Pless Informants: Guy Sheets Alma Glass, Vera Delp, Maxine Whittington, 1985 

3 11

Gregory Tant (Historical Legend, Planting, Superstitions, Remedies) Informant: Adam Townsend, 1985 

3 11

Charlene Trestain (Quilting) Informants: Nina Banner, Rachel Presnell, 1985 

3 11

Sharon Trivette (planting by the signs) Informants: Dennis Trivette, Glenda Trivette, Gladys Mast, 1985 

3 11

Wendy Woodin (planting, canning, home remedies) Informants: Virginia Burgess, Nora Broyhill, Willard Watson, Ora W., Dallas W., 1985 

3 11

Lura Young-Sumpter (beliefs) Informants: Althea Worley, Theo Worley [no release], 1985 

3 11
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Series VI: 1986 Papers, 1986 

Series Description

This series contains student papers from 1986, subdivided by semester and class.

Subseries A: Spring 1986 

  Box Folder

Andrea Anderson (family values) Informants: Cecelia Guy, Orbie Ward, Galen, 1986 

4 1

John Baird (folk stories, games, cures) Informants: Charlie Bolick, James Coffey, William Lowman, Myrtle Lowman, George McLeod, 1986 

4 1

Todd Corbin (tatting, ballads, remedies) Informants: Frances Bryson, Kate Rogers, 1986 

4 1

Beth Epperly (weather signs, log gathering, architecture, food ways) Informant: Kelly Epperly, 1986 

4 1

Kayren Hall (folktales, cures) Informants: Edith Carter, Ned Hall, Jeanette Grose, Chelsie Grose, 1986 

4 1

Kimberly Heath (Roan Mountain Hilltoppers) Informants: Ernest East, Tommy Jarrell, 1986 

4 1

Wilma Gay Hodges (signs, healings) Informant: Bob Eggers, 1986 

4 1

David Jones (ghost stories) Informant: Bessie Eldreth, 1986 

4 2

Lisa Laney (remedies, food preservation) Informants: Floy Ward, Leonard Ward, Emma Cambell, 1986 

4 2

Erin Levine (beliefs, remedies, tales, food) Informants: Hazel Ward, Holly Bill Hollingsworth, Ralph Buchanan, Susie B., 1986 

4 2

Cynthia Little (remedies, folktales, folksongs) Informant: Gene Carpenter, 1986 

4 2

Myra Ruppe (signs, remedies, customs, superstitions) Informants: Una Newman, Clarence Newman, Clara Cole, 1986 

4 2

Subseries B: Fall 1986 

  Box Folder

Suzanne Burcham (food preservation, hog killing, soap making) Informant: Jessie Stone, 1986 

4 3

Kim Burrell (supernatural legends, signs, home remedies) Informants: Eunice Rhodes, Anne Mae McCurry, Aylene Melton, 1986 

4 3

Gary Hewett (supernatural tales) Informant: Isabel Allred, 1986 

4 3

Tammy Holman (Legend of Devil Stairs, the Castel, remedies) Informants: Rodin Barker, Wendy Griffen, Magie Brown, 1986 

4 3

Robert Linnell (ghost stories) Informants: Sidney Howerton, Andy Robinson, David Tillman, Melinda Pearce, Craig Kubik, Andy Hagle, Cherie Leffe, 1986 

4 3

Kevin Little (hauntings) Informant: Dian Felment, 1986 

4 3

Peter Morton (supernatural beliefs) Informants: Sandra Farrington, Craig, 1986 

4 4

Matin Jimmy Overcash, 1986 

4 4

Ramon Peeler (superstitions) Informants: Doris Burton, Marie Niemann, Patrica Peeler, 1986 

4 4

Barbara Peterson (ESP) Informant: Terry Southered, 1986 

4 4

Langdon Raymond (police lore) Informants: Ed Pilkington, Rick Rogers, Steve Cassella, Peter Montaidi, Kent Graham, 1986 

4 4

Ginger Sawyer (home remedies, mountain customs, foodways, legends) Informant: Lola Mae Clampett, 1986 

4 4

Beth Sturgill (historical legend, supernatural legend, home remedies) Informants: Amy Lewis, Tammy Holman, Laura Sturgill, David Angelroth, Thelma Sexton, 1986 

4 4
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Series VII: 1987 Papers, 1987 

Series Description

This series contains student papers from 1987, subdivided by semester and class.

Subseries A: Spring 1987 

  Box Folder

RESTRICTED: John Ambrose (humor revenge tales) Informant: Charlie Church, 1987 

6 4

RESTRICTED: Laura Bodenheimer (Three Sisters River Legend) Informant: Jane Bryant, 1987 

6 4

RESTRICTED: Nicole Conersano (legends) Informant: Gus Tonielli, 1987 

6 4

RESTRICTED: Cheryl Edwards (urban legends) Informants: Laura Toler, John Hamiltion, 1987 

6 4

RESTRICTED: Bridget Harrell (Booze Yacht Ballad) Informant: Walter Phillips, 1987 

6 4

RESTRICTED: Laura Laughridge (Will Wise Legend) Informant: Hal Franklin, 1987 

6 4

RESTRICTED: Cassie Lloyd (family narratives) Informant: Thomas Lloyd, 1987 

6 4

RESTRICTED: Ariel McCabe (Altamont Concert) Informant: Fred Ramirez, 1987 

6 4

RESTRICTED: Chris Roberts (supernatural folk narratives) Informant: Jack Grace, 1987 

6 4

Marc Sherrod (study of folklore) Informants: N/A, 1987 

4 5

Marc Sherrod (old age narratives) Informants: Edward Cuthbertson, Faye Ford, Robey Ford, 1987 

4 5

RESTRICTED: Brenda Squires (legends-ghost) Informant: Hugh Squires, 1987 

6 4

RESTRICTED: William White (Rathbone Knob) Informant: Sherry Wilkie, 1987 

6 4

RESTRICTED: Keith Yow (Devil's Tramping Ground Legends) Informant: Jack Powers, 1987 

6 4

Subseries B: Fall 1987 

  Box Folder

Susan Boone (fiddler's convention) Informant: Ray Boone, 1987 

4 6

Mary Breckenridge (nicknames, tall tales, foodways, jokes) Informant: Cloyd Bolick, 1987 

4 6

Charles Brown (ghost stories) Informants: James Stroupe, Halsey Jane, Andrea White, Ginger Yacuzzo, April Shuler, 1987 

4 6

Sharron Brown (warts, home remedies) Informants: Martha Brown, Kenneth Brown, 1987 

4 6

Rachel Covell (Jewish folklore) Informant: Sharon Covell, 1987 

4 6

Duane Daniels (cock fighting) Informant: anonymous, 1987 

4 6

Robert Kotseos (Navy folklore) Informants: Cam Mills, Pamela Mills, 1987 

4 7

Eric Kusch (initiations in Armed Forces) Informants: Jack Kusch, Jeff Kusch, 1987 

4 7

Wendy Martin (German wedding customs) Informant: Gudrun Rugullis, 1987 

4 7

Debra Perry (sign magic, rhyme, historical legend) Informant: Elizabeth Macey, 1987 

4 7

Douglas Spurlin (folk beliefs) Informants: Adlai Spurlin, Agnes Spurlin, 1987 

4 7

Art Strauss (King crabbing folklore) Informant: Robert Strauss, 1987 

4 7

Kelly Thornburg (depression era tales, soldier tales, superstitions) Informants: Catherine Huntsinger, Arnold H., Howard Thornburg, 1987 

4 7

Thomas Wallis (teen folklore) Informants: Bill McBane, Angela Price Jeffry Wulfhortst, William Kiser, Robert Burns, 1987 

4 7
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Series VIII: 1988 Papers, 1988 

Series Description

This series contains student papers from Lightfoot's Spring 1988 English 4810 class.

  Box Folder

Robin Ballew (superstitions) Informants: Lula Browning Craig, Mary Alice Craig Bellew, Robert Ballew Jr. [not released], 1988 

4 8

Gene Hyde (spiritual and recreational use: the folklore of L.S.D) Informant: Alan, Bill, John, Earnest, Hank [not released], 1988 

4 8

Patricia Leven (race related jokes, urban legends) Informants: Mark Hosley, Barbara Leven, Scott [not released], 1988 

4 8

Marjorie J. (M.J.) McGuire (legend, supranormal, folktales, jokes) Informants: Ala K. McGuire, Phillip C. McGuire [not released], 1988 

4 8

Todd O'Neal (folklore, pledging lore, personal chronicates, beach anecdotes) Informant: Richard Toomeg III [not released], 1988 

4 8

Craig Popelars (personal legends in Hartsville) Informants: Harry McDonald, Mrs. Griffin [not released], 1988 

4 8

Laura Lynn Regis-Knight (historical legend) Informant: Laverne Fox [not released], 1988 

4 8

Susan Saddler (supernatural legends) Informants: David Church,Paula Cooper [not released], 1988 

4 8

Davis Smith (supernatural, jokes) Informants: Heather Holden, Kathy [not released], 1988 

4 8

RESTRICTED until 2059: Mark Walpole (drug related historical legends) Informants: Joan, Kate, 1988 

6 5
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Series IX: 1989 Papers, 1989 

Series Description

This series contains student papers from 1989, subdivided by semester and class.

Subseries A: Spring 1989 

  Box Folder

Patricia Triplett Anderson (personal legends, supernatural) Informant: Elbert James Adams [not released], 1989 

5 1

Bob Brown (urban legends, jokes, supernatural legends) Informants: Walter Winebager, Ami Goodwin [not released], 1989 

5 1

Linda Chapman (chronicate, jokes, supernatural legend, supernatural sketch, personal legend) Informants: Plato Hall, Mark Chapman Valorie McGee Jones [not released], 1989 

5 1

Kelly Cochran (supernatural stories) Informants: Carol Wooten, Barbara Cochran, Rob Brown [not released], 1989 

5 1

Mary Conklin (personal narratives, fables or folktales, jokes) Infromants: Judith Kaleel Conklin, Penny Sheep, 1989 

5 1

Danielle Drapeau (chronicate, personal narratives) Informants: Ruby Graham, Ed Pilkington, Susan Cole [not released], 1989 

5 1

Steve Gunter (ghost stories, supernatural legend) Informants: Ray Gunter Jean Gunter [not released], 1989 

5 1

Lisa Diane Heavner (personal experience, folk belief) Informants: Emmett H. Sipe, Mary Eva Withers Sipe, Glenda Joyce Sipe Heavner [not released], 1989 

5 2

Karen Martin (anecdote, supernatural legend) Informants: Voda Scatterfield,Richard Martin, Nancy S. Garner [not released], 1989 

5 2

Christopher G. Miller (supernatural, urban legends, chronicates, jokes) Informants: Mary Kristina (Kristi) Pierce, Johnathan Harold Blair, John Boyd Carter, Terri Elizabeth Blackmon [not released], 1989 

5 2

Deidra Lynne Murphy (historical folklore and legend) Informant: Donald Page [not released], 1989 

5 2

Greg Reid (supernatural/ murder legends) Informants: Imogene Cain Suzanne McKenzie [not released], 1989 

5 2

Donna Tench (supernatural tales, urban legends) Informants: Alphia Resse, Renee Chatman, JoEllen Pennington [not released], 1989 

5 2

Henry J. Weaver (chronicate, local legend) Informants: George McKinley Harmon, R.L. Harmon, 1989 

5 2

Subseries B: Fall 1989 

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Daniel Ammons (folklore) Informant: Mr. Blanche Nesbitt [not released], 1989 

5 3

Melody Mae Bryant (folk remedies, cure) Informants: Arthur Jackson Bryant III, Mae Ruth House, Cliff Ruffin, Ethel Louise Ruffin, Sarah K. Harrell [not released], 1989 

5 3

Beth Carroll (proverbs, superstitions) Informants: Florence Oertel, Anne Miley, Elizabeth Cave Carroll, Mikell Carroll III [not released], 1989 

5 3

Christy Lynn Conley (supernatural, religious legends) Informants: Melissa Kugel, Max Smith, Lauren O'Neal [not released], 1989 

5 3

Jacqueline L. Corder (beliefs, ghost stories) Informant: Margart Mary Corder [not released], 1989 

5 3

Rebecca Curtis (premonitions) Informant: Hubertien Helen Williams [not released], 1989 

5 3

Thomas A. Dedge (home remedies) Informants: Benjamin Graham Cartwright, Susan Carol Bauman, Randy Allen Trent, Jay Leslie Poole, Matthew Varrey Messina, 1989 

5 3

Denise P. Fuller (beliefs, legends) Informants: James and Verlie Allen [not released], 1989 

5 4

Jamy L. Gearhart (haunted places) Informants: Don berdine, Emmie Beckes, York Haynes, Sarah Burton-Sutton [not released], 1989 

5 4

Melora Gibson (ghost legends, witchcraft legends, child birth legend) Informants: Freda Gibson, William Aldridge [not released], 1989 

5 4

Sylvia A. Harrelson (stories, folklore) Informants: Grimmes Harrelson, Sr. Bob Biggis [not released], 1989 

5 4

John O. Haynes (palm reading) Informants: Stella Barkasa, Eugene Stokes [not released], 1989 

5 4

Stacy Knight (Ouija Board) Informants: Brian Selby, Mary Alice Askew, 1989 

5 4

Kevin Carrick Malmfelt (supernatural, religious legends) Informants: Pat and Greg Smith, Delores Chenoweth [not released], 1989 

5 4

Richard Matteson (folk medicine) Informant: Pat Colette [not released], 1989 

5 4

Donna McCourry (urban legends, chronicates, tall tales, supernatural legend, jokes) Informants: Lawrence D. McCourry, Rebbeca Bradley, Luvenia Howell, Blanchard Garland, Beth H. McCourry [not released], 1989 

5 4

Angie Pate (superstitions, folk medicine) Informants: Ken Weeks, Kathy Simpson, Becky Faherty, 1989 

5 4

John C. Pope, Jr. (folk legends) Informant: Eddith Carter [not released], 1989 

5 4

Carla Sides (ghost stories, palm readers) Informant: Connie Sides, Tammy Sides [not released], 1989 

5 5

RESTRICTED: Leah Sloop (contemporary witchcraft) Informants: Glenna Dale Morris [not released], 1989 

6 6

Edward Snyder (local/personal legends) Informants: Thomas Lenderman, Alice Drum [not released], 1989 

5 5

Stephen Thomas Steininger (folklore and individuals drugs, alcohol and Attitudes) Informants: John Dylan Huntstock, Thomas Fredrick Steininger, Karen C. Roche [not released], 1989 

5 5

Jennifer E. Suddreth (ghost stories) Informant: Anna Christian Suddreth [not released], 1989 

5 5

Mark H. Sykes (superstitions of the theater) Informant: Angie Dicola [not released], 1989 

5 5

Lane E. Taylor (superstitions, tales, legends) Informant: Jeff Spicoli [not released], 1989 

5 5

Casey Westphal (religious legends) Informants: Leona Wilerson, Gloria Kay Westphal [not released], 1989 

5 5

David Winebarger (remedies and signs) Informant: Anderson [not released], 1989 

5 5

Marc P. Wright (cures, weather signs, legends, ghost stories) Informant: Dana Singleton [not released], 1989 

5 5

Lisa Zaleon, (ghost stories, near death experiences) Informant: Evelyn Hayman-Zaleon, 1989 

5 5
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Series X: 1990 Papers, 1990 

Series Description

This series contains student papers from 1990, subdivided by semester and class.

Subseries A: Spring 1990 

  Box Folder

R. Paige Barnes (folk medicine, marking, weather signs, supernatural, Rites of passage) Informants: Hensel Stokes, Terri Moretz, Christine Critchen, Tom Cotton [not released], 1990 

5 6

Randall Carlisle (religious legend) Informant: Curtis Smolling [not released], 1990 

5 6

Nancy Cloninger (supernatural legends, cures, remedies, planting, weather lore) Informants: Donna Bright, Oscar Deaton Cloninger [not released], 1990 

5 6

Sarah Dix (remedies, beliefs and superstitions and super natural memorates) Informants: Charles (Charlie) Worthington, Randy James, Larry Riley, 1990 

5 6

Amy Greer (cures, supernatural legends, planting signs) Informants: Lillian Campbell, Effie Bare, Gertrude Cooper, 1990 

5 6

Kenneth G. Hunt (supernatural legends, beliefs) Informants: Sarah Moorefield, Finley Greene, Clate Mash [not released], 1990 

5 6

Casey Jean Long (home remedies, folk beliefs) Informant: Alda Braddy, 1990 

5 6

Debbie Norville (remedies, cures, lunar lore, plant lore, foot washing Birthmarks) Informants: Bob Campbell, John Charles Smith, Jessie Williams [not released], 1990 

5 7

John A. Sherrill (folk beliefs, songs, tales) Informants: Billy Ray Sherrill, Terri Moretz, Glenn Bolick, 1990 

5 7

Diana Lynn Smith (folklore, cures, beliefs, supernatural) Informant: Ida Knox, 1990 

5 7

Dianne Wally (death signs, baby lore, marking lore, remedies cure, ghost sightings) Informants: Sue King, Melvina Spiva, 1990 

5 7

Penny Fay Welborn (cures, weather signs, bad luck signs, marking babies) Informant: Mamie Joyner [not released], 1990 

5 7

Subseries B: Fall 1990 

  Box Folder

James Anthony Adams II (cures, folklore) Informant: James Anthony Adams, Sr. [not released], 1990 

6 1

Thomas Berndt (folk medicine, birth, infancy and childhood, witchcraft, ghost, magical pratices) Informants: Harold Norris, Liz Clarke [not released], 1990 

6 1

Margaret Mebone Clement (folklore) Informants: Meriweather Wallies Clement, Walter "Judge" Clement, 1990 

6 1

Hannah Deaton (religious legend) Informant: Julie Marie Evans [not released], 1990 

6 1

Don Driscoll (common folklore) Informants: Fred and Minni Southerland and Joe Stephens [not released], 1990 

6 1

Beth Faherty (ghosts, convent rituals) Informants: Eliabeth Cave Carroll, William Schumann III, Mary DeVine, 1990 

6 1

Craig Glasheen, Jr. (folklore) Informants: Eric Albright, Ray Lighfoot, Craig Glasheen [not released], 1990 

6 1

Patricia Harper (beliefs, superstition) Informant: Mary Helen McGuire, 1990 

6 1

Ty Harrell (superstitions beliefs, weather signs, cures, lore) Informant: Audrey Amanda Squirewell, Jewel Green, Jennifer Krueger, Johanna Dobb [not released], 1990 

6 1

Robert H. Jenkins (folk medicine, domestic pursuits, social and economic Relations, death and funeral, witchcraft, ghost and magical practices, cosmic phenomia, weather, plant husbandry) Informants: Linda Icenhour, Elizabeth Anne Jackson, Rex Hal Jenkins, Brenda Benge Jenkins, Hal Jenkins, Annie Jenkins, Tonya Michael.[not released], 1990 

6 2

Jennifer Jennette (German construction ritual, casting lead, corn shucking planting by signs and the moon) Informants: Mary McAllister, Jim Byrum, Ruth Shumate, Alton and Nettie Cahoon [not released], 1990 

6 2

Kirk Lawton (proverbs, folk medicine) Informants: Howard W. Mast, Thurman Morrow, Mary Lou Joesy, Donna Johnson, Joesy Morrow, 1990 

6 2

Robert LeFever (folktales, folk medicine) Informant: Stafford Hartley, Monica Norris, 1990 

6 2

Beth Maher (folk remedies, cures, helpers) Informant: Helen Heinz Maher, 1990 

6 2

Michael W. Massey (folk beliefs) Informant: Yonnie Shores, 1990 

6 2

E. Scott Monaghan (folklore, proverbs, cures) Informants: Caleb Smith, Chip Mizelle, David Kilby, Robert Hall Jr.[not released], 1990 

6 2

Sharon Monday (folktales, superstitions) Informant: Joann Denton [not released], 1990 

6 2

Elizabeth Neel (folk-beliefs, supernatural legend, infant sex determination rituals) Informants: Angela Purdam, John Byrd, Chip Taylor, Linda Ruch [not released], 1990 

6 3

Clay Rhodes (folk cures, folk beliefs) Informant: Ceilia J. Moore [not released], 1990 

6 3

John Schriner (superstitions, cures, witchcraft) Informant: Robert Mantinek [not released], 1990 

6 3

Kyle DeLane Scott (cures, remedies, weather signs, folk beliefs, legend, superstition signs, proverbs) Informants: Richard L. Hayton, Roberta P. Hayton [not released], 1990 

6 3

Cindy Shealy (folklore) Informants: Shirley Caudle, Lee Tripplett, Billy Jo Green, Shirley Harmon, Hayden Pitts, 1990 

6 3

Tony K. Wyatt (cures and omens) Informants: Charlie P. May, Karen Elizabeth May, Mary May, 1990 

6 3
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Series XI: Audiocassettes, 1981-1982 

Series Description

This series contains audiocassettes of interviews from 1981 and 1982. The audiocassettes are arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by student name.

  Box Item

Hardin, Rick, Fall 1981 

7 1

Hurd, Linda, Fall 1981 

7 2

Myers, Virginia, Fall 1981 

7 3

Wiseman, Jacqueline, Fall 1981 

7 4

Alley, Cheryl (1 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 5

Alley, Cheryl (2 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 6

Brown, Susan, Spring 1981 

7 7

Cox, Judy (1 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 8

Cox, Judy (2 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 9

Gallen, Bridget, Spring 1981 

7 10

Gandy, Robert (1 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 11

Gandy, Robert (2 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 12

Garrett, Patricia (1 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 13

Garrett, Patricia (2 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 14

Hovis, Cathey, Spring 1981 

7 15

Lamb, John, Spring 1981 

7 16

Lisk, Mike, Spring 1981 

7 17

Long, Barry & John Watkins, Spring 1981 

7 18

Lowery, Jill (1 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 19

Lowery, Jill (2 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 20

McMahon, Jean (1 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 21

McMahon, Jean (2 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 22

Muirhead, Dianna, Spring 1981 

7 23

Proffit, Deloris, Spring 1981 

7 24

Redden, Sabrina, Spring 1981 

7 25

Reidenbach, Amy, Spring 1981 

7 26

Silver, Beth, Spring 1981 

7 27

Spittle, Alisa (1 of 3), Spring 1981 

7 28

Spittle, Alisa (2 of 3), Spring 1981 

7 29

Spittle, Alisa (3 of 3), Spring 1981 

7 30

Stirewatt, Cynthia, Spring 1981 

7 31

Walker, Enid (1 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 32

Walker, Enid (2 of 2), Spring 1981 

7 33

Willard, Mitchell, Spring 1981 

7 34

Chanat, Danielle, Fall 1982 

8 1

Grey, Joni (1 of 2), Fall 1982 

8 2

Grey, Joni (2 of 2), Fall 1982 

8 3

Hood, Kim, Fall 1982 

8 4

Sink, Donna, Fall 1982 

8 5

West, Sherryl, Fall 1982 

8 6

Scott, Ellie, Spring 1982 

8 7

Williams, Cheryl, Spring 1982 

8 8