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Ghost stories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Elizabeth Barnicle and Tillman Cadle Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-347
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection is 567 field recordings, most on lacquer discs, made by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle and Tillman Cadle of music, stories, and speech in New York City, Florida, Georgia, the Bahamas, Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee during collecting trips between 1935 and 1950. The recordings document both African-American and Anglo-American folk culture.Supporting materials include a 1989 interview with Tillman Cadle, tape logs, photographs, song lyrics and the disc...
Dates: 1935 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1950

Thomas G. Burton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-160
Scope and Contents The Thomas G. Burton Collection includes manuscripts, photographic prints and negatives, audio and video tapes. The manuscripts include dub sheets and tape transcripts, one copy of a songbook, documentation related to the Tennessee Traditions in Perspective Colloquium, and one booklet on Tennessee snake-handlers. The photographic prints and negatives focus on serpent-handling church services in West Virginia and Tennessee. The audio and video tapes cover serpent-handling church services in...
Dates: 1983 - 2001

Barbara McDermitt Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-134
Scope and Contents

The Barbara McDermitt Recordings consist of 28 audiocassette recordings of Ray Hicks, Hattie Presnell, Stanley Hicks and Frank Proffitt, Jr. telling stories, playing music, and singing; 14 photographs, mainly of storytellers; and reports on the field trip tapes as well as a partial transcript of the Ray Hicks tapes. The tapes were recorded in the summer of 1982 in Beech Mountain, North Carolina.

Dates: 1982