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Manuscript collections of American folksong texts

Manuscript collections of American folksong texts

including "Adventure" correspondance, North Carolina and California song texts, and several miscellaneous collections

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Published by Library of Congress in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk songs, English -- United States -- Texts.,
  • Folk songs -- United States -- Texts.,
  • Hobo songs -- United States -- Texts.,
  • Manuscripts -- United States -- Texts.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRobert Winslow Gordon manuscript collections of American folksong texts., R. W. Gordon manuscript collections of American folksong texts.
    Statement[compiled by] Robert Winslow Gordon ; collection prepared for photoduplication by Betty Jane Belanus ; indexes compiled by Debbie Kodish.
    ContributionsBelanus, Betty J., Kodish, Debora G., 1952-, Archive of Folk Song (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS477 .G67 1977
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination16 microfilm reels.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14652844M

    Manuscripts The Society's manuscript department contains rich resources for the study of American history and culture. Numbering over 2, collections and well over a million items, the Society's manuscripts span the years from into the twentieth century. The manuscripts collection includes family papers, business records, diaries, account books, and organizational. Have access to world-class fine art, jewelry, and the best antiques shows from Coast to Coast Across the United States with our new app available for both iPhone and iPad.

    The American Literary Manuscripts Records (accession #) (8, items, lf; dated ) documents the process by which the guide was created. It contains the correspondence of J. A. Robbins with each of his editors for each region of the United States (the Regional Chairmen), copies of the directives sent to participating libraries, copies of the master list of names to be. The collection includes manuscripts and working drafts of Jackson's books, The Negro and His Folklore, Thief's Primer, In the Life; Versions of the Criminal Experience, and Wake Up Dead Man: Hard Labor and Southern Blues. Also included are notes and correspondence concerning his books and published articles as well as field notes and transcriptions from prison studies, inmate rap sheets, and.

    Download Image of Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Folk Songs of North America, Free for commercial use, no attribution required. mix of Lomax's song transcriptions, songs from Charles Seeger's "People's Song," field work from the South, and American Patchwork things]; VD Radio Project - "We Get Along Best We Can" by Erik Barnouw Dated: Topics: books, transcripts. LEE & LOW BOOKS is the largest multicultural children's book publisher in the country. We are also one of the few minority-owned publishing companies in the United States. Founded in , we have always been family-owned and independent, which means we publish what we .


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In Junea complete manuscript of the book, including the introductory material and the songs, was loaned to the Library of Congress and photographed under the direction of Robert Winslow Gordon, head of the Archive of American Folk-Song.

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