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Name Boone, Joy (Field) Bale, 1912-2002
Other Names Sylvia Joy (Field) Bale Boone
Titles & Honors WKU Honorary Degree, 5/8/1999
Archives Entries 9
Photo Entries 29

Associated Records

Image of Papers - Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995

Papers - Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995

Correspondence, speeches, and writings of Shaker scholar and English professor, Mary Julia Neal, a native of Auburn, Kentucky. Neal served as director of the Kentucky Library & Museum at Western Kentucky University from 1964 to 1972. Includes photos and correspondence with twentieth century eastern Shakers.

Image of Papers - Kentucky Library & Museum

Papers - Kentucky Library & Museum

Correspondence between authors and researchers and staff of the Kentucky Library & Museum, primarily regarding historical and genealogical resources. Correspondents also write about their work and publications.

Image of Papers - Fridy, Wilford Eugene, b. 1934

Papers - Fridy, Wilford Eugene, b. 1934

Transcripts, notes, and cassette tapes for interviews conducted by Dr. Wilford Fridy with individuals who knew or knew about John Wesley Venable, Jr., the person on whom Robert Penn Warren based the character Bolton Lovehart in his novella Circus in the Attic. Interviews mention other people and places that Warren knew in Todd County, Kentucky. Also includes tapes of Robert Penn Warren giving a speech, reading some of his work, and an interview with Warren.

Image of Papers - Murrey, Loretta (Martin)

Papers - Murrey, Loretta (Martin)

Interviews conducted by Loretta (Martin) Murrey, professor of English at Western Kentucky University with poet Joy Bale Boone. Includes transcriptions, summaries, and cassette tapes (32). The interviews emphasize biographical information and descriptions of Boone's influence as a poet and literary activist.

Image of Kentucky Poet Laureate ceremony and reception invitation - Board of Regents of Locust Grove

Kentucky Poet Laureate ceremony and reception invitation - Board of Regents of Locust Grove

Invitation which reads: The Kentucky Arts Council cordially invites you to a Ceremony and Reception Honoring Joy Bale Boone as 1997-99 Kentucky Poet Laureate Thursday, May 22, 1997 1:30 PM State Capitol Rotunda Frankfort, Kentucky 15.8 x 11.8 cm.

Image of Kentucky Arts Council luncheon invitation - Board of Regents of Locust Grove

Kentucky Arts Council luncheon invitation - Board of Regents of Locust Grove

Invitation which reads: The Kentucky Arts Council cordially invites you to a Luncheon in honor of Joy Bale Boone Thursday, May 22, 1997 11:30 AM The Governor's Mansion Frankfort, Kentucky The Favor of a Reply is Requested by May 19 (502) 564-3757 10.7 x 14 cm.

Image of Papers - Fridy, Wilford Eugene, b. 1934

Papers - Fridy, Wilford Eugene, b. 1934

Correspondence, class materials, published and unpublished papers, and research material collected by Dr. Wilford E. Fridy in his study of Robert Penn Warren and his writings. Includes an untitled and unpublished novel by Robert Penn Warren, correspondence between Fridy and Warren, and photos of Warren and Guthrie, Kentucky, Warren's hometown.

Image of Papers - Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007

Papers - Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007

Correspondence, articles, news clippings, photographs, exhibit invitations and catalogs, and miscellaneous materials documenting the artistic works and personal life of native Kentucky artist Joe Downing during his career in the United States and abroad. Includes records of exhibits and patrons of Downing's work.

Image of Joy Bale Boone - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Joy Bale Boone - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Joy Bale Boone at graduation.

Image of Joy Bale Boone - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Joy Bale Boone - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Joy Bale Boone receiving an honorary degree. In the background l to r: Cornelius Martin, Nicholas Kafoglis, Gary Ransdell and Barbara Burch. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Nicholas Kafoglis - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Nicholas Kafoglis - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Nicholas Kafoglis receiving an honorary degree with Cornelius Martin and Gary Ransdell. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Joy Bale Boone - Skipper, Bob

Joy Bale Boone - Skipper, Bob

Cornelius Martin, Joy Bale Boone, Nicholas Kafoglis and Gary Ransdell at graduation.

Image of Nicholas Kafoglis - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Nicholas Kafoglis - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Nicholas Kafoglis receiving an honorary degree with Cornelius Martin and Gary Ransdell. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Nicholas Kafoglis - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Nicholas Kafoglis - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Nicholas Kafoglis receiving an honorary degree with Cornelius Martin and Gary Ransdell. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Nicholas Kafoglis - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Nicholas Kafoglis - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Nicholas Kafoglis receiving an honorary degree with Cornelius Martin and Gary Ransdell. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Nicholas Kafoglis - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Nicholas Kafoglis - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Nicholas Kafoglis receiving an honorary degree with Cornelius Martin and Gary Ransdell. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Joy Bale Boone - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Joy Bale Boone - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Joy Bale Boone being taken to podium during graduation ceremonies. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Joy Bale Boone - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Joy Bale Boone - Hagen-Booth, Sheryl

Gary Ransdell presenting Joy Bale Boone an honorary degree. In the background: Freida Eggleton. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Joy Bale Boone - Skipper, Bob

Joy Bale Boone - Skipper, Bob

Cornelius Martin, Nicholas Kafoglis, Joy Bale Boone and Barbara Burch at graduation.