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Folk songs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 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

Mary D. Hudgins Collection

Identifier: MC 534
Scope and Content Note

Manuscript materials, sheet music, and Arkansiana, mostly pertaining to Hot Springs and Garland County.

Manuscripts, pictures, and printed items were collected and maintained by Hudgins in her home, mainly as research material for her free-lance writing. The collection also includes material assembled by other people similarly engaged, as well as manuscripts and printed articles written by Hudgins and others.

Dates: 1800-1987

Judy Kinslow and Alan Rennick Folk Songs

Identifier: MS K62
Scope and Content Note

"Folk songs, reels 367,368,369, and 370 recorded by Judy Kinslow and Alan Rennick, Arkansas Folklore, Fall 1960-61," Introduction, with photographs, for tape recording made for folklore class, Miss Mary C, Parler, teacher.

Dates: 1960-1961

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

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 "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

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

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