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Storytelling

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Appalachian-Scottish and Irish Studies Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-326
Scope and Contents The Appalachian-Scottish & Irish Studies Collection focuses on the various components of the academic studies program examining the history and culture of Appalachia, Scotland, Ireland, and the interrelationships of the three locales. Materials document course work, lectures, field trips, student papers or projects, notes, schedules, and other aspects of the program. Documentation is found in manuscript records, audio and videorecordings, and photographs. The material provides insight on...

Broadside Television (T.V.) Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-028
Scope and Contents The Broadside Television Collection includes both manuscripts and tapes. The manuscript documentation includes legal, financial, personnel, publicity and programming records, as well as correspondence and grant proposals. The tapes cover the myriad of topics included among Broadside's programs. Among these topics are local and regional history, environment, aging, medical care, Appalachian folklore, and country music.An addition incorporated into the existing collection includes 36...

Cheryl Oxford Collection

 Collection — Other Videotapes 1-2
Identifier: 500-AppMs 323
Scope and Contents The Cheryl Oxford Collection consists of a videotape (3/4" U-matic format) and a videotape copy (1/2" VHS format) of Marshall Ward telling the story "Jack in the Lions' Den" at his home near Banner Elk, N. C., on July 11, 1981. The tape lasts approximately 24 minutes.

Duncan and Linda Williamson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-603
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Folktale Transcripts, 1976-1990, Box 1; and Series 2, Sound Recordings, 1976-1990, 29 tapes. The School of Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh assigned numbers to the recordings when placed in their Archives. The numbers incorporate the year of the recording followed by the number of the tape collected that year (ie. 1976/46). The numbering system places the tapes in chronological order. The numbering created by the School for...

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...

Barbara McDermitt Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-2
Identifier: 500-AppMs 134
Scope and Contents The Barbara McDermitt Collection includes 28 audiocassette field trip tapes of storytellers telling stories; 14 photographs, mainly of storytellers; and one file folder, which includes the reports on the field trip tapes. The tapes were recorded in the summer of 1982 in Beech Mountain, North Carolina.

Richard Chase Videotape

 Collection — Other 1 videotape
Identifier: AppMs-188
Scope and Contents The tape consists of an Omni Special Edition program hosted by Terry Hickson, with Richard Chase as guest, November 3, 1983. Mr. Chase told one tale (Sody Sally-Raytus), discussed Jack tales, and the tales Billy Boy and Lord Randall, and reflected on the art of storytelling in the United States today.

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. ...

Thomas G. Burton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-160
Arrangement The collection is divided into series and subseries as follows: Series 1, Field Research in Folklore Class Materials, 1986-91; Series 2, Serpent-Handling Materials, 1983-89; and Series 3, Other Materials, 1978-90 and undated.

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...