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Kay Council Papers

Identifier: SWWC-043

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of a typescript, an interview, photographs, and correspondence related to Council’s unpublished project, “Curanderas: Texas-Mexican Visionaries: Folklore Interviews with Faith Healers and Intuitive Women”.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


  • 1987-1989


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

No part of this material may be duplicated without the written permission of Ms. Council.

Biographical Notes

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.


4 folders

.20 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Metadata Rights Declarations

  • The descriptive data created for this finding aid is licensed under the CC0 Creative Commons license and is free for use without restriction.


The papers of journalist and folk arts researcher Kay Council.

Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use:

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Kay Council, 1989.

A Guide to the Kay Council Papers
Amanda Oates
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2010: Finding aid revised by Alan Schaefer.
  • 2021: Revised for ArchivesSpace by Susannah Broyles.

Repository Details

Part of the The Wittliff Collections Repository

601 University Drive
San Marcos Texas 78666 USA