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Folk songs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Chelsea House Folklore Center collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-163
Scope and Contents 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, calendars and posters for East Coast folk festivals and coffeehouses
Dates: 1974-1981

Margaret MacArthur collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-165
Scope and Contents Four boxes primarily containing reel-to-reel tapes recorded by MacArthur between 1948-1965. Tapes contain performances by various folk singers as well as lectures by Helen Hartness Flanders.
Note that not all tapes are labeled.
Dates: 1948-1965

Marguerite Olney collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-91
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1939 - 1964

Papers, 1930-1960

 Series
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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1960