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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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 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.

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

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