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English language -- Dialects -- Appalachian Region, Southern

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Gunter Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-69
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of recordings of interviews conducted by Gunter's students in connection with his courses on social geography. The interview subjects are primarily from East Tennessee and often discuss topics of regional interest such as music, farm life, coal mining, and foodways. The collection also includes dub sheets for the first eight tapes, partial transcripts of tapes 2, 5 and 6, and summaries of interviews.

Dates: 1974-1996

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...
Dates: 1915 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1977

Michael Montgomery Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-632
Scope and Contents The Michael Montgomery Papers consist of audiotapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by Michael Montgomery from December 1977 to March 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...
Dates: 1977-1978