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Guide to the Leonard Ward Roberts Collection - Series XII
 

Accession Number: 57
The Leonard Ward Roberts Collection
Papers and Sound Recordings 1949-1983
27.8 Linear Feet
44 Cassette Tapes
99 Reel Tapes
Online Catalog Record (BANC)

Overview & Series Description
History
Series I - Biographical Information
Series II - Writings
Series III - Publications Edited by Leonard Roberts
Series IV - General Correspondence
Series V - Subject Files
Series VI - Ballad and Song Texts
Series VII - Student Folklore Collections
Series VIII - Games
Series IX - Regional Writers
Series X - Community Histories
Series XI - Folklore
Series XII - Folktales
Series XIII - Folksong Texts
Series XIV - Folkways
Series XV - Genealogy
Series XVI - Interviews
Series XVII - Indians
Series XVIII - Teaching Aids
Series XIX - Audio Tapes and Transcripts
Series XX - Card Files

Series XII Folktales Boxes 28-35

Material in this series can be classified under the broad categories of "General Tales," "Riddles" and "General Rhymes." Subjects include anecdotes, Civil War tales, characters, creatures, ghosts, supernatural stories, riddles, and rhymes used at home or school in children's games.

Box 28

  1. Anecdotes
  2. Anecdotes
  3. Anecdotes
  4. Anecdotes
  5. Animals
  6. Animals and Animal Husbandry
  7. Animals and Animal Husbandry
  8. Animal Tales
  9. Animal Tales
  10. Birth, Infancy, Childhood
  11. Characters
  12. Characters
  13. Characters
  14. Civil War
  15. Civil War

Box 29

  1. Clever Man and Lucky Accidents (1525-1674)
  2. Cosmic Phenomena: Time, Numbers, and Seasons
  3. Couples and Women
  4. Courtin'
  5. Courtship
  6. Creatures: Fabulous, Strange, and Dangerous
  7. Creatures: Fabulous, Strange, and Dangerous
  8. Cumberlands - Pikeville High School Student Project
  9. Cumberlands - Pikeville High School Student Project
  10. Crime Including Hangings and Lynchings
  11. Death and Funeral Customs
  12. Domestic
  13. Families
  14. Fishing and Hunting
  15. Formula Tales
  16. General

Box 30

  1. Ghosts
  2. Ghosts
  3. Ghost Legends
  4. Ghost Tales
  5. Ghost Tales
  6. Ghost Tales
  7. Ghost Tales
  8. Ghost Tales
  9. Ghost Tales
  10. Ghost Tales

Box 31

  1. Home, Domestic Pursuits
  2. Humor, Tricks and Anecdotes
  3. Humorous
  4. Humorous
  5. Humorous Verbalizations
  6. Humorous Verbalizations
  7. Hunting
  8. Hunting
  9. Jack Tales
  10. Idiot
  11. Indians
  12. Legends-Folk
  13. Legends-Local
  14. Legends-Local
  15. Love, Courtship, and Marriage
  16. Miscellaneous, Addenda
  17. Murder
  18. Negro
  19. Novelle (Romantic Tales)

Box 32

  1. Numskull Stories
  2. Numskull Stories
  3. Numskull Stories
  4. Plants and Plant Husbandry
  5. Poems
  6. Pranks
  7. Pranks, Tricks, Hoaxes etc.
  8. Prose
  9. Proverbs and Sayings
  10. Religion, Ceremonies, Devil and Ghost Influences, Legends
  11. Religious Tales
  12. Stupid man, Preachers and Others 1674-1874
  13. Stupid man, Preachers and Others 1674-1874
  14. Stupid Ogre

Box 33

  1. Supernatural
  2. Supernatural Adversaries
  3. Supernatural Adversaries
  4. Supernatural Adversaries
  5. Supernatural Adversaries
  6. Supernatural Adversaries
  7. Supernatural Relatives and Tasks
  8. Supernatural Helps and Magic Objects
  9. Supernatural Power and Knowledge
  10. Tales of the Living
  11. Tales of the Living

Box 34

  1. Tales of the Living
  2. Tall Tales
  3. Witches
  4. Travel and Communication
  5. Unclassified
  6. Weather
  7. Witches
  8. Riddles
  9. Riddles
  10. Riddles
  11. Riddles

Box 35

  1. General Rhymes
  2. General Rhymes
  3. General Rhymes
  4. General Rhymes
  5. General Rhymes
  6. General Rhymes

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