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Duncan and Linda Williamson Collection, 1976-1990 | Archives of Appalachia

Title: Duncan and Linda Williamson Collection, 1976-1990Add to your cart.
ID: 500/AppMs 603
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Arrangement: The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Folktale Transcripts, 1976-1990, Box 1 and Series 2, Sound Recordings, 1976-1990, 29 tapes. The School of Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh assigned numbers to the recordings when placed in their Archives. The numbers incorporate the year of the recording followed by the number of the tape collected that year (ie. 1976/46). The numbering system places the tapes in chronological order. The numbering created by the School for Scottish Studies has been retained.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
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Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 29 cassette copies of recordings collected by Linda Williamson that feature Duncan Williamson’s live performances of songs and stories at ceilidhs and community gatherings in Scotland. The recordings feature Jack tales, ghost stories, traditional songs, and discussion about tales and the character Jack. Other singers and tellers featured in the recordings include Jock Williamson, Echy Sutherland, Mary Cameron, Mary Williamson, Adrian Robertson, Ewan Robertson, Ben Haggarty, Iain Graham, and Flora McPhearson.

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