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Ballads

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Appalachian-Scottish and Irish Studies Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-326
Arrangement The collection is divided into five series as follows: Series 1, Course Materials, 1976-97 and undated; Series 2, Student Papers/Projects, 1988-95 and undated; Series 3, Photographs, 1988-97 and undated; Series 4, Audio Recordings, 1957-97 and undated; and Series 5, Video Recordings, 1987-94 and undated. Collection materials are arranged chronologically within series. Undated materials are filed first, followed by dated material. The sequence of box numbers begins over with each series.

Mabel and Quinty Gouge Interview

 Collection — Other 1 audiocassette in Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 327
Arrangement The audiocassette is located in Box 1 in the Small Audiotape Collection.

Mary Elizabeth Barnicle and Tillman Cadle Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-347
Arrangement The collection is divided into two subgroups: Subgroup 1, Biographical and Supporting Materials, 1935-c. 1955, 1989, Audio Tapes 1-4, Boxes 1-6; and Subgroup 2, Field Recordings, 1935-c. 1955, Discs 1-580 in Boxes 7-15. Subgroup 1 is divided into four series: Series 1, Interview with Tillman Cadle, September 8, 1989, Audio Tapes 1-4; Series 2, Record Jackets (originals and copies) 1925-c. 1955, Boxes 1-4; Series 3, Other Materials, undated and 1989, Box 5; and Series 4, Photographs, 1989 and ...

Roan Mountain Project Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-435
Arrangement The collection contains two series: Series 1, Project Requirements and Reports, 1992, and Series 2, American Folklore Class Materials, 1991-92.

Robert Orr Music Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 322
Arrangement This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and Old-Time Music

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-387
Arrangement The collection is arranged in two series: Series 1, Audiotapes, 1990 and Series 2, Transcripts, undated.

Thomas Burton and Jack Schrader Films

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-441
Scope and Contents The Thomas Burton and Jack Schrader films resulted from a partnership that began in the 1970s, when Burton began working with Schrader to produce They Shall Take Up Serpents, a documentary film on serpent handling in religious services. They continued their alliance and produced six additional documentaries.

In addition to They Shall Take Up Serpents, Burton and Schrader also explore regional music in Buna and ...

Thomas G. Burton-Ambrose N. Manning Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-25
Scope and Contents The collection resulted from Dr. Burton’s and Mr. Manning’s interests in Appalachian folklore and related teaching, research, and service activities. A central component of the collection consists of reel-to-reel audio recordings, dub sheets, transcripts, and indices created as part of the professors' efforts to gather ballads, instrumental music, stories, superstitions and beliefs, folk remedies, and accounts of everyday life from individuals in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. ...

William S. Trent Collection

 Collection — Other Videotape 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 332
Scope and Contents The William S. Trent Collection is a videotape recording, approximately two hours in length, which consists of three distinct sections. The first part is a recording of an outdoor "ballad swap" held at an unidentified location in Mars Hill, North Carolina, on October 1, 1988. Most of the performers and songs performed are unidentified; most of the singers performed a cappella, but a few accompanied themselves on guitar. The second part is a recording of Shelia Kay Adams singing and telling ...