Folk songs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered collections of folk songs in various unrelated languages. Works in a single language or group of languages are entered under this heading with language qualifier, e.g. Folk songs, English; Folk songs, Slavic. For works consisting of folk songs of an individual ethnic group, an additional subject entry is made under the heading [ethnic group]--Music, or [ethnic group]--[place]--Music, when appropriate. For works consisting of folk songs of a particular place, an additional subject entry is made under the heading Folk music--[place] or Music--[place].

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

George Boswell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0049
Abstract

George Boswell was a Vanderbilt graduate, author, professor, and folklorist. The heart of the George Boswell collection consists of transcriptions of 1200 folk songs and ballads collected throughout Middle Tennessee between 1948 and 1952. Personal papers, commercial sheet music, choral arrangements, and student research papers round out the rest of the collection.

Dates: circa 1700s-1990s; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1953

Herschel Gower Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0176
Scope and Contents This collection is primarily comprised of 7.51 linear feet of manuscript materials, which include drafts of an unpublished novel with its title and text changes in various versions. The papers also include manuscripts of his novel Faces in a Nashville Arcade and of his biography of Charles Dahlgren, Charles Dahlgren of Natchez: The Civil War and Dynastic Decline. Professor Gower was a...
Dates: 1954 - 2019

Mildred Haun Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0198
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Vanderbilt graduate Mildred Haun, who wrote a number of short stories, songs, articles, and more, including the book The Hawk's Done Gone.

Dates: 1927 - 1969

George Pullen Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0225
Scope and Content Note The George Pullen Jackson collection is divided into five series: Correspondence; Articles; Notes on Songs; Songs; and Phonographs and Tapes. Series I contains both outgoing and incoming correspondence. Much of it relates to Jackson’s song collecting and arrangements for performances. In Series II, there are articles by and about Jackson, as well as newspaper clippings and photographs. The extensive Notes on Songs in Series III include research materials...
Dates: undated

 

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