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Parler, Mary Celestia


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Susan High Casey Brisco "The Story of My Life" Autobiographical Sketch

Identifier: MS B774
Scope and Content Note Xerox copy of manuscript text (138 pages) and of typewritten transcript (70 pages) of autobiographical sketch, dated March 3, 1954, by Mary Susan High Casey Brisco, a Berryville, Arkansas folk singer whose sound recorded songs are a part of the University Folklore Collection. (See "A Check List of Arkansas Songs," Arkansas Folklore, vol. 4, no. 2, Jan. 1, 1954 and vol. 7, no. 1, Mar. 1957, in Series F4 of University Folklore Collection). Prefatory...
Dates: 1954

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

Mary Celestia Parler Papers

Identifier: MC 1501
Scope and Content Note Papers include teaching and research materials, class reports, and other documentation collected by Mary Celestia Parler-Randolph, of the Department of English, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville in the course of her work with Ozark folklore, especially Ozark folksong. These materials were originally housed in the Department of English, as part of the Folklore Research Project files. The material was used to compile the twelve volumes of Arkansas Folklore in Special Collections that cover...
Dates: 1914 - 1983

Mary Celestia Parler Photographs

Identifier: MC 896
Scope and Content Note

Many of the photographs were taken by professional photographers, apparently for publication in Arkansas Alumnus. Others are snapshots. Any captions on the verso of prints are enclosed in quotation marks in the picture descriptions that follow. All measurements of the prints are in inches, height given first.

Dates: ca 1950-1959

Mary Celestia Parler Randolph Scrapbook

Identifier: MC 897
Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook of Mary Celestia Parler Randolph, ca. 1929, containing clippings, some authored by Mary Celestia Parler [Randolph], 1904-1981; most written by her mother, Josie Platt Parler, of Wedgefield, SC.

Dates: circa 1920

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