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Folk songs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Chelsea House Folklore Center collection

Identifier: C-163
Scope and Contents The Chelsea House Folklore Center was located in West Brattleboro, Vermont and was a performance center for regional and international folk musicians between 1974 and 1981. The collection includes nearly 2500 recordings of performances from the Center. Performers represented include folk and traditional musicians from New England as well as other parts of the United States, Canada, Ireland, Scotland, and England. Additional materials include newsletters from folklore organizations, programs,...

Marguerite Olney collection

Identifier: C-91
Overview 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.

Papers, 1930-1960

Identifier: HHFBC.I
Scope and Contents Series contains correspondence, original field notes and photographs of informants, research materials for Flanders' many publications, and song indexes and texts. The materials reflect Flanders' wide ranging interest in folk songs over a period of thirty years (1930-1960). Although the songs were recorded from the 1930s to the 1960s, the origins of this music may predate the recordings by a hundred years or more. Consequently, much of the material reflects Flanders' attempts to...