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A Guide to the Kay Council Papers, 1987-1989



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Council, Kay
Title: Kay Council Papers
Dates: 1987-1989
Abstract: This collection is comprised of a typescript, an interview, photographs, and correspondence related to Council’s unpublished project, “Curanderas: Texas-Mexican Visionaries: Folklore Interviews with Faith Healers and Intuitive Women”. Dates range from 1987-1989.
Extent: 4 folders (.20 linear feet)
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos

Biographical Note

Journalist and folk arts researcher Kay Council earned her Masters in American Civilization/Folklore from the University of Texas at Austin in 1978. She currently resides in Corpus Christi, Texas.


Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of a typescript, an interview, photographs, and correspondence related to Council’s unpublished project, “Curanderas: Texas-Mexican Visionaries: Folklore Interviews with Faith Healers and Intuitive Women”. Dates range from 1987-1989.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for Research. Note: No part of this material may be duplicated without the written permission of Ms. Council.


Index Terms

Council, Kay--Manuscripts.
Healers--Texas.
Folk medicine--Texas.
Healing--Folklore--Texas.
Wittliff family, donor

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Gift donated by Kay Council, 1989.

Processing Information

Amanda Oates, 1999.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

The inventory for this collection is currently unavailable. Please contact the Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos for more information regarding this collection.