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Randolph, Vance, 1892-1980



  • Existence: 1892 - 1980

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Lipscomb Duncan Research Materials

Identifier: MS D912 363
Scope and Content Note

Literary manuscripts, correspondence, notes, lists, transcripts, bibliography, clippings and other materials created, received, or collected by Robert L. and Wanda Duncan for their intended use in publishing a biography of folklorist Vance Randolph.

Dates: circa 1934-1960

John Gould Fletcher Papers

Identifier: MS F63
Scope and Content Note Series I. Literary manuscripts. 32 boxes. Arranged by form in 9 groups --poems; prose books published and unpublished; translations; essays; lectures and lecture notes; short stories; plays; and miscellaneous items. In another Fletcher collection, the Supplementary Papers, Series 2 includes 25 additional itemized manuscripts. Series II. Notebooks. 129 items. Notes on experiences, drafts or ideas for writings....
Dates: 1881-1960

John Park Cravens Papers

Identifier: MC 3
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, postcards, printed material, a broadside, and a scrapbook complete this collection. Significant correspondents include: Fred W. Allsopp Bernie Babcock Doak S. Campbell J.H. Carmichael Fadjo Cravens S.C. Dellinger L.S. Dunaway Jim G. Ferguson ...
Dates: 1881-1967

E. Joan Wilson Miller Papers

Identifier: MC 820
Scope and Content Note

Copies of letters and questionnaires from Miller to Vance Randolph and letters from Randolph pertaining to Ozark folklore and place names

Dates: circa 1962-1977

Thomas Perkins Morgan Scrapbook and Manuscripts

Identifier: q MS M82
Scope and Content Note

Scrapbooks and Manuscripts (116 Items)

Literary manuscripts of the Rogers, Arkansas humorist who wrote under the pseudonyms J. Fuller Gloom and Tennyson J. Daft, consisting mostly of his unpublished plays, short stories, and sketches, together with ten scrapbooks of mounted material, mostly clippings from his daily column and other works published in the Kansas City Star and various periodicals.

Dates: 1887-1928; 1955-1956

Robert Myers Collection

Identifier: MC 893
Scope and Content Note

Notice of Executor's Sale (estate of James H. Cameron), Huntsville, February 5, 1923; program for Kingston High School play, April 26, 1929; and four letters from Vance Randolph to Wesley A. DeLaney.

Dates: 1923-1950

Ozark Folksong Transcripts

Identifier: MC 952
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of transcriptions of lyrics and music (melody only) and annotations of Ozark folksongs recorded and collected from 1926 to 1950 in the Ozarks by Vance Randolph. In addition, folklore-related correspondence, research notes, and clippings are included.

Dates: 1926-1950

Vance Randolph Collection

Identifier: MC 1009
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of certificates and awards pertaining to the public and private life of Vance Randolph; a typescript notebook and other notes dealing with folk sayings and greetings; published articles of and about Randolph; and clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1918-1980

Vance Randolph Correspondence and Related Materials

Identifier: MS R152c 374
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, literary manuscripts and notes, clippings, published journals and reprinted articles, and other materials pertaining principally to Vance Randolph's research and publication in Ozark Mountain folk culture and to his personal relations with friends Walter Church (i.e., Ralph Church) and Frances Nation Church Lemon. Correspondents include Fred High, Helen Keller, Otto Ernest Rayburn, and Mary Stith.

Dates: 1918-1977

Vance Randolph Letters

Identifier: MS R15
Scope and Content Note Principally letters from Vance Randolph, dated at Eureka Springs and Fayetteville, Arkansas, to Mary Dengler Hudgins, Hot Springs, Arkansas, regarding their research and publication in areas of Arkansas history and folklore. Fourteen signed, typed letters from Vance Randolph to Mary Dengler Hudgins (two with author's notes); one signed, typed letter from Vance Randolph to "Mrs. Thompson," one typed; initialed letter from Hudgins to Randolph; and two signed, autograph letters from...
Dates: 1941-1974

Vance Randolph Letters to Marion N. Waldrip

Identifier: MS R152 372
Scope and Content Note Typed and signed letters, dated July 29, 1935, August 10, 1935, and July 2, 1947, from the folklorist Vance Randolph to Marion Nelson Waldrip, Arkansas-born clergyman of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, who was pastor of churches in Cape Girardeau, Mo. (1931-33), Lexington, Ky. (1933-35), Covington, Ky. (1935-37), and Kansas City, Mo. (1940-1947). Letters relate to Randolph's research for, writing of, and publication of his Ozark Mountain Folks (circa...
Dates: 1935, 1947

Vance Randolph Manuscripts

Identifier: MC 920
Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts by Vance Randolph of I Have Not Forgotten (Stories from the Ozarks), n.d.; Ozark Speech (two volumes) in collaboration with George P. Wilson, 1951; and Pissing In the Snow, 1954.

Dates: 1951, 1954, n.d.

Vance Randolph Notebooks and Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1009a
Scope and Contents

The collection contains original notebooks maintained by Ozarks folklorist Vance Randolph, as well as a letter to Randolph from Leo Van Scyoc. Three notebooks contain clippings, notes, and drawings of Ozarks plants; the fourth notebook contains addresses, anecdotes, and other notes.

Dates: circa 1915-1980

Vance Randolph "The Songs Grandfather Sang" Typescripts

Identifier: MS R15s 303
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcripts of the contents of Vance Randolph's column, "The Songs Grandfather Sang," in 12 issues (Feb. 18, Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr. 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 20, 1927 and Feb. 25, 1930) of The Pineville (Mo.) Democrat.

Dates: 1927-1930

Virginia Tyler Papers

Identifier: MC 817
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of scrapbooks containing Tyler's three columns from the Eureka Springs Times-Echo, Vance Randolph correspondence, and photographs. The scrapbooks are arranged chronologically and consist of her "Alpine Hiking Club," "Ukulele Club," and "Around Town" columns. Photographs of activities mentioned in the columns are arranged chronologically in Series 3.

Dates: 1946-1987

University Folklore Collection

Identifier: MS F1-30
Scope and Content Note The core of the collection consists of 8 linear feet (442 reels) of tape-recorded sound captured by field workers of the University Folklore Research Project, 1949-1965, under the direction of Mary Celestia Parler Randolph. While most of the 137,400 tape-feet of recorded sound preserves Arkansas and/or Ozark folk-songs sung by the indigenous folk of the area and recorded "live" in their native locales, a few of the reels also record instrumental music performed without vocal...
Dates: 1949-1998, 2009

Constance Wagner Papers

Identifier: MC 838a
Scope and Content Note Materials include correspondence between from Vance Randolph, assorted poetry by Vance and Glenn Ward Randolph, an unfinished short story by Belschnickel, KarlKarl Belschnickel, and a Supplement to a Constance Cassady/Wagner Reader by ...
Dates: 1940-1980, 2013