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Guide to the Leonard Ward Roberts Collection - Series XIII-XIV
 

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 XIII Folksong Texts Boxes 36-37

This series consists of song texts with a wide variety of topics and types. A partial list of categories includes "criminals," "religion," "satire," "love," "disasters," "death," and "work," to name only a few.

Box 36
  1. Blackface Minstrels and Negro Secular
  2. Courting Songs
  3. Courting Songs
  4. Courting Songs
  5. Drinking and Gambling Songs
  6. Homiletic Songs #1
  7. Homiletic Songs #2
  8. Jingles about Animals
  9. Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes
  10. Martial, Political and Patriotic

Box 37

  1. Play-Party and Dance Songs
  2. Prisoners and Tramps
  3. Religious
  4. Religious
  5. Religious
  6. Religious
  7. Satirical
Series XIV Folkways Boxes 37-39

This series includes material relating to beliefs, customs, recipes, speech, remedies, and superstitions.

Box 37 (cont.)

  1. "Appalachian Values" by Loyal Jones in Twigs #1, Fall 1973
  2. Beliefs and Practices
  3. Birth, Marriage, Death, Food, Shelter, and Holidays
  4. Death and Burial
  5. Funeral Customs
  6. Humorous Speech
  7. Proverbs and Sayings
  8. Proverbs
  9. Recipes and Food Preparation (Not Medicine)
  10. Recipes-General
  11. Religion in Appalachia
  12. Remedies
  13. Superstition

Box 38

  1. Superstitions
  2. Superstitions
  3. Superstitions
  4. Superstitions
  5. Superstitions
  6. Superstitions
  7. Superstitions
  8. Superstitions
  9. Superstitions
  10. Superstitions
  11. Superstitions
  12. Superstitions
  13. Superstitions
  14. Superstitions

Box 39

  1. Superstitions
  2. Superstitions

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