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Folk music

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 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

George Fisher Papers

Identifier: MC 1495

Cartoons, art, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and artifacts from the life of George Fisher, a political cartoonist from Arkansas.

Dates: 1918-2003

Thomas Gibbs Ballads and Story

Identifier: MC 443
Scope and Content Note

"When I Started A Courting," "The Old Fox," "Missouri Girls," "Southern Soldiers," and two untitled songs (words only) handwritten by Thomas Gibbs, Whiterock Church, Farmington, Arkansas. Also story of 1836 frontier life as told by Gibbs's great-grandmother.

Dates: circa 1914

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

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

Trout Fishing in America Records

Identifier: MC 1892
Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs, correspondence, festival and concert materials, musical recordings, press coverage, promotional materials, and other records documenting the band Trout Fishing in America. Some materials relate to the band's brief work under the name Pavlov's Band, as well as to the band Wheatfield (previously known as St. Elmo's Fire), which Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet were members of before forming Trout Fishing in America.

Dates: 1976-2021

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