Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Broadsides include 474 original broadside titles, which can be subdivided into three major categories: Irish, English, and American. Most of the Irish broadsides are Dublin (Brereton) imprints dating from the late 19th century. The American titles are largely from Philadelphia (Auner) and date from the late 19th century.
Also includes Sam Henry: Songs of the People broadsides (1 box).
Series contains typescript letters written by Cook to various authors and literary contacts, often with invitation for them to speak at the Bread Loaf School, as well as their replies. Notable contacts include E.E. Cummings, Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, Saul Bellow, and Thornton Wilder.
Includes holograph letters written by Robert Frost to various recipients including "Mr. Brown," Thomas Bird Mosher, David Nutt, Leila McNeil, "Miss Goodman," "Helen," Earl Bernheimer, and Helen Hartness Flanders. Also includes the Bread Loaf 25th Anniversary Tribute (1944) and correspondence between Isabella A. Cole and Robert Frost. All letters are dated between 1913 and 1949.
The collection comprises correspondence, official documents, song transcriptions and notes and recordings created during Olney’s tenure as primary field collector and curator of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection during its greatest period of growth at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, 1941-1960.
The collection contains approximately 90 photographs of performers and collectors taken between the 1930s and mid-1950s. These historical photographs provide visual documentation of approximately 30 of the singers and instrumentalists who work is included in the collection.