Michael Montgomery Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 632
Scope and Contents
The Michael Montgomery Collection consists of sound tape reels and transcripts of interviews conducted by Michael Montgomery in 1977 and 1978. The interviews were recorded in White Pine, Jefferson County, Tennessee. White Pine, located east of Knoxville, was a community of approximately 200 people when the interviews were taped. The interviewees vary in age, gender, education, and occupation. They include teachers, farmers, retirees, and students. While a number of local topics are discussed, Montgomery’s interests are speech inflection, patterns, and usage.
- Montgomery, Michael, 1950- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copies of sound reel tapes are to be used for research.
1.80 linear feet (3 boxes, includes 21 sound tape reels)
Collection is arranged in two series. Series 1, Sound Tape Reels, 1977-1978 and Series 2, Transcripts, 1977-1978.
Method of Acquisition
Donated by Michael Montgomery in 2003.
Finding aid by Ryan C. Bernard, 2005. Digital masters by John Fleenor, 2006.
- Ryan C. Bernard
- Language of description