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Folk music

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Faulkner Bryan Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 3
Identifier: AppMs-104
Scope and Contents The collection reflects Bryan's career as a composer, folklore collector, performer, and teacher. The microfilmed portion of the collection includes correspondence, biographical and financial papers, newspaper clippings, programs, teaching notes, folk music and folklore collections, professional publications, and composition scores and scripts.
Dates: 1892 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1955

Christy Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-84
Scope and Contents The Christy Family Papers consists of materials relating to Thomas Calvin Christy's work on radio and television programs. The papers include correspondence, audio and video recordings, photographs, and personal documents pertaining to the Christy Family.
Dates: 1951-1984

Joseph Sargent Hall Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-422
Scope and Contents The Joseph Hall Collection focuses primarily on Hall’s research of language and folklore of the people living in the Great Smoky Mountains. The bulk of the papers result from Hall’s fieldwork dating from 1937-1941 and include notebooks; notes on index cards; reel-to-reel tape recorded interviews; transcripts; typed manuscripts derived from the interviews; photographs; and slides. The field recordings and related materials document the Appalachian dialect, including word meaning and usage and...
Dates: 1915 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1977

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

William S. Trent Videotape

 Collection — Videotape 1
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1988