Margaret Gillis Figh papers
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This collection consists mainly of folklore and tales contributed by students in Figh's folklore and English classes, plus miscellaneous contributions from family and friends. Figh refers to the collection in bibliographic notes in some of her published works. Manuscripts of some of her published articles are also contained in the collection.
- Figh, Margaret Gillis (Person)
Associate Professor of English at Huntington College in Montgomery, Alabama, 1924-1972. She was fascinated with Southern folklore and ghost stories. She published many articles related to these topics in the Southern Folklore Quarterly and the Journal of American Folklore. Her most famous work was a book coauthored with Katherine Tucker Windham titled 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffery.
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This collection consists mainly of folklore and tales contributed by students in Figh's folklore and English classes at Huntingdon College, plus miscellaneous contributions from family and friends.
W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama
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