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Folklore -- Research -- Arkansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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 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 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

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