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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1328. Campbellsville College student folk studies project titled “[Ginseng and Other Herbs: A Collection]” which includes surveys with brief descriptions about ginseng, mayapples, yellowroot, and other herbs in the Kentucky counties of Adair, Barren, Cumberland, Green, LaRue, McCreary, McLean, Meade, Monroe, Russell, Taylor, and Washington and Fayette County, West Virginia. Sheets may include descriptions of growing and harvesting herbs, uses, selling practices, along with the names, ages and locations of the informants. Dr. William Lynwood Montell, who taught folk studies at Campbellsville College collected these surveys over a series of years.

FA 1328 B1 F1 #2 MONTELL William Lynwood.pdf (3304 kB)
[Ginseng and Other Herbs: A Collection] (paper)