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William M. Clements - Vance Randolph Correspondence

Identifier: MC 2349
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence between William (Bill) Clements and folklorist Vance Randolph, primarily regarding Randolph's contribution to Mid-South Folklore, for which Clements was editor.

Dates: 1975-1978, undated

Dogwood Tree Broadside

Identifier: MC 683
Scope and Content Note

"The Dogwood Tree: A Legend" reprinted from Hill-Billy News, April 9, 1937, by Hill-Billy News Printing, [Winslow, Arkansas?]. Printed in black and red ink, with decorative border.

Dates: circa 1937

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

Susannah Handy "Folklore for Children" Materials

Identifier: MS H19
Scope and Contents

One volume containing riddles, rhymes, and proverbial sayings, with original hand-drawn illustrations, created by Susannah Handy as a project for Mary C. Parler's Arkansas folklore class at the University of Arkansas.

Dates: undated

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

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

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

Otto Ernest Rayburn Papers

Identifier: MS R19

Research files, bibliographies, writings, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other materials collected and compiled by Otto Rayburn about the Ozark Mountains Region and Ozark folk life.

Dates: 1916-1960

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

Folklore Collection Supplement

Identifier: MC 461
Scope and Content Note

These folk materials have been cross-referenced with the main folklore collection using the revised Classification Scheme for Folklore Collection. The cross-reference appears as an F and a number in parenthesis after each listing.

Dates: 1904-1983

Gail Wood Weather Superstitions

Identifier: MS W85
Scope and Content Note

Sayings and drawings compiled as class project for Arkansas folklore class taught by Mary Celestia Parler.

Dates: circa 1959

Richard and Judy Dockrey Young Papers

Identifier: MC 1891
Scope and Content Note

Materials in this collection includes books, audio cassettes, contracts, research materials, copyright information, and literary reviews.

Dates: 1988-2009