Golden Days Project Collection
Collection — other: Boxes 1-6
Scope and Contents
The Golden Days Project contains transcripts, interview summaries, and paperwork related to oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Richard Blaustein’s students or by others under the guidance or supervision of Blaustein over a number of years beginning in the late 1970s and continuing into the late 1980s. A variety of topics are discussed in these interviews, including local history, culture, folklore, and customs of the southern Appalachian region.
- Golden Days Project (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
3.00 linear feet (Consisting of 6 boxes.)
Language of Materials
Files in the collection are arranged in alphabetical order by the surname of the person interviewed. Note: Maiden names for women are listed in parentheses in the listings.
Method of Acquisition
An initial donation of material for the Golden Days Project Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Roy McLain, Jonesborough, Tenn., on August 29, 1991. The bulk of the collection was donated by the Golden Days Project director, Dr. Richard Blaustein, ETSU, on January 29, 1997.
Mary Dykes completed processing the collection in November 2007.
- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social life and customs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Corporation records Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Folklore -- Appalachian Region, Southern Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Games -- Appalachian Region Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Recipes--Appalachian Region, Southern Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Toys--Appalachian Region Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Traditional medicine Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
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- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script