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Guide to the Leonard Ward Roberts Collection - Series XIX
 

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 XIX Audio Tapes and Transcripts Boxes 42-61

This series consists of reel-to-reel and cassette audio tape recordings of folklore narratives, instrumental music, and singing recorded by Roberts and his students beginning in 1949 and proceeding through the 1970s. Also included are audio and video recordings of Roberts' lectures, interviews, and storytelling 1973-1985. Tape contents are searchable by title, informant, and location via an in-house electronic database. A sampling of tales and music from these recordings are available for listening through the Digital Library of Appalachia.

Transcripts

Box 42

  1. Cassette 101-001 / 002 Civil War - Bud and Cindy Bevins
  2. Cassette 102 Midwivery - Lea Hunt Reynolds
  3. Cassette 103 Civil War - Virgil O. Turner
  4. Cassette 104 Hanging of John Hardin / Virginia Recipes / Ratliff, Connie
  5. Cassette 105 Logging / Folk Remedies - Darui Dales
  6. Cassette 106 Games and Stories - Margaret Dale
  7. Cassette 107 Folk Tales by Walter & Gladys Wampler
  8. Cassette 108 Local History - Stanford Maynard / Lyll Sartinbr>
  9. Cassette 109 Ghost Stories - Bud & Peggy Nime
  10. Cassette 110 Anecdotes / Tales - Oliver Harris
  11. Cassette 111 Anecdotes / Remedies - Sylvia Johnson
  12. Cassette 112 Doctors in Shelby Valley - Moore, Marietta
  13. Cassette 113-001 Blankenship Family - Nora Taylor / Lucy Murphy
  14. Cassette 114 Family / Local History - Carvin and Ruby Damron
  15. Cassette 115 Family / Local History - Mary Swiney Conley
  16. Cassette 116 Stories and Songs - Beechie Blackburn Roop
  17. Cassette 117 Family / Local History - Fannie (Keathley McKinney
  18. Cassette 118 Family / Local History - Clarence Hatfield
  19. Cassette 119 Family / Local History - Anna Marie Queen Markham
  20. Cassette 120 Family / Local History - Bertha Osborne
  21. Cassette 121 Family / Local History - T. Newsome / Charles Jones
  22. Cassette 122-001 / 002 Family / Local History - McKinley Harmon
  23. Cassette 123 Family / Local History - Elsie (Granny Cotton) Wheeler
  24. Cassette 124 King Jones Family - Charlie Jones Mr, & Mrs. Mack Tackett
  25. Cassette 125 Family / Local History - "Aunt" Roma Colley
  26. Cassette 126 Family / Local History - Condor & Sadie Webb
  27. Cassette 127-001 / 002 Hanging of Clifton Branham - Mary Griffey
  28. Cassette 128 Cordle Family / Local History
  29. Cassette 129 Runyon Family / Local History - Florence Browning
  30. Cassette 130 Stories - Victor & Gladys Coleman
  31. Cassette 131 Folklore of the Cherokee
  32. Cassette 132-001 / 002 Coal Mining Memories and Stories - Bill White
  33. Cassette 133 Memories and Stories of a Granny Midwife - Sally Soward
  34. Cassette 134 Unnamed Family / Local History
  35. Cassette 135 Family History & Folklore - Mr. & Mrs. Belcher
  36. Cassette 136 Terry Family / Local History - Rebecca Cook
  37. Cassette 137 Sturgill Family / Local History - Maud S. Roberts
  38. Cassette 138 String Band Music - Ron Dobler / Coal mining memories - Clyde Griffie
Transcripts

Box 43

  1. Reel 20 Stories by Tom Sturgill, Floyd County 1951
  2. Reel 21 Floyd County Stories 1952
  3. Reel 23 Pike County Poems, Songs, Ballads and Riddles 1952
  4. Reel 26 Reynolds Family Songs and Ballads 1953
  5. Reel 29 Leslie County Tales (Partial - 2 of 15)
  6. Reel 45 Songs, Buell Kazee Home Recordings 1954
  7. Reel 46 Songs, Fred Farrow, Georgia 1954
  8. Reel 47 Elk Valley, Tennessee Songs 1954
  9. Reel 48 Paul's Creek, Leslie County Stories 1955
  10. Reel 49 Allen & Cornelius Stories, Leslie County 1955
  11. Reel 50 Muncy, Jane and Others Stories 1955
  12. Reel 51 Bertram and Bell Songs and Tunes Wayne County 1955
  13. Reel 52 Couch, Jim and Others Songs, Harlan and Bell Counties 1955
  14. Reel 53 Songs, Various Singers, Harlan, Bell, Knox Counties 1955
  15. Reel 54 Songs, Miracle & Cornett, Bell, Knox, Carter Counties 1955
  16. Reel 55 Stories, Leslie and Harlan Counties 1955
  17. Reel 56 Songs, Knox County 1955
  18. Reel 57 Stories, Harlan County [1955]
  19. Reel 58 Songs, Bell, Knox, Laurel Counties 1957
  20. Reel 59 Songs, Knox and other counties 1957
  21. Reel 60 Songs and Stories , Clay, Knox and other Counties 1957
  22. Reel 61 Stories, Knox County 1958

Transcripts

Box 44

  1. Reel 62 Songs, Knox County 1958
  2. Reel 63 Songs, Greenup County 1959
  3. Reel 64 Songs, Greenup County 1959
  4. Reel 65 Songs, Morgan County 1959
  5. Reel 66 Songs, Greenup County 1959
  6. Reel 67 Songs and Stories, Greenup County 1959
  7. Reel 68 Songs, Greenup County 1959
  8. Reel 69 Songs, Morgan County 1959
  9. Reel 70 Songs, Morgan County 1960 1
  10. Reel 71 Songs and Stories, Morgan County 1960
  11. Reel 72 Songs, Morgan County 1960
  12. Reel 73 Songs and Stories, Morgan County 1960
  13. Reel 74 Songs, Leslie County 1961
  14. Reel 75 Songs, Knott County 1961
  15. Reel 76 Songs, Magoffin County 1961
  16. Reel 77 Songs and Stories, Rowan County 1961

Transcripts

Box 45

  1. Reel 78 Songs and Stories, Greenup and other Counties 1961
  2. Reel 79 Songs, Carter County 1961
  3. Reel 80 Songs, Rowan County 1961
  4. Reel 81 Songs and Stories, Floyd County 1961br>
  5. Reel 82 Songs, Greenup County 1961
  6. Reel 83 Songs, [Greenup] County 1961
  7. Reel 84 Songs, Martin County 1961
  8. Reel 85 Songs, West Virginia 1968
  9. Reel 86 Family History Narrative, William White (n.d.)
  10. Reel 87 Family History Narrative, Ernestine Stepp (n.d.)
  11. Reel 88 Songs, Pike County 1970
  12. Reel 89 Songs, Pike County 1970
  13. Reel 90 Stories, Games and Other Folklore, West Virginia 1971
  14. Reel 91 Songs, Virginia 1974 (1 of 2)
  15. Reel 91 Auction Chant [Virginia 1974] (2 of 2)
  16. Reel 92 Songs, Baker, Floyd and Edna Ritchie 1971

Audio Tapes (no transcripts)

Box 46

  1. Cassettes 101-001 / 132-002

Box 47

  1. Cassettes 133-001 / 138-001

Audio Tapes

Box 48

  1. Reel-To-Reel LR-OR-001 / 010

Box 49

  1. Reel-To-Reel LR-OR-011 / 020

Box 50

  1. Reel-To-Reel LR_OR-021 / 034

Box 51

  1. Reel-To-Reel LR-OR-035 / 047 Box

Box 52

  1. Reel-To-Reel LR-OR-048 / 061

Box 53

  1. Reel-To-Reel LR_OR-062 / 075

Box 54

  1. Reel-To-Reel LR-OR-076 / 089

Box 55

  1. Reel-To-Reel LR-OR-090 / 099

Box 56

  1. Audio Cassette Copies of Reel-to-Reel Tapes 001-035

Box 57

  1. Audio Cassette Copies of Reel-to-Reel Tapes 036-065

Box 58

  1. Audio Cassette Copies of Reel-to-Reel Tapes 066-097

Box 59

  1. Betta Video and VHS Cassette, WWVU-TV Interview, Leonard Roberts recorded by Mary Lucille DeBerry, Summer 1982, on the Hatfield-McCoy Feud.

Box 60

  1. Reel-to-reel audio recordings of Leonard Roberts' classroom lectures, story telling, and interviews, 1973-1985

Box 61

  1. Cassette audio recordings of Leonard Roberts' classroom lectures, story telling, and interviews, 1975-1983

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