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Guide to the Leonard Ward Roberts Collection - Series XX
 

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 XX Card Files Boxes 62-74

This series consists of a group of folklore narrative card files. Roberts' original classification scheme has been preserved. In some instances however, it seems the scheme was not consistently adhered to. For three of the boxes, the classification process was not completed.

Box 62

  1. Babylore
      -  Rhymes
      -  Games
      -  Naming
      -  Lullabies
      -  Miscellaneous

Box 63

  1. General Rhymes
  2. Poems & Song Rhymes
  3. Parodies & Rhymes
  4. Taunts

Box 64

  1. Spelling Games
  2. General & School Rhymes
  3. Defiance
  4. Special Occassions
  5. Games - Ball Bouncing
  6. Games - Rope Jumping
  7. Games - Choosing
  8. Games - Counting Out
  9. Games - Without Music
  10. Games - School Room / Playground / Gym

Box 65

  1. Games - Verbal
  2. Games - Guessing
  3. Games - Ball
  4. Games - Jumping & Hopping
  5. Games - Imitative
  6. Games - Dramatic
  7. Games - Circle
  8. Games - Requiring Equipment

Box 66

  1. Games - Singing
  2. Humorous Verbalizations

Box 67

  1. Wisdom
  2. Beliefs
  3. Proverbs
  4. Riddles

Box 68

  1. Superstitions
  2. Remedies
  3. Signs
  4. Omens

Box 69

  1. Wisdom
  2. Anecdotes
  3. Tall Tails
  4. Parlor Games
  5. Poetry
  6. Obscene Comments
  7. Plant Use
  8. Recipes
  9. Stories
  10. Proverbs 1
  11. Phrases of the People 1
  12. Weather Sayings

Box 70

  1. Guessing & Thinking
  2. General Rhymes
  3. Riddles - Unclassified
  4. Proverbs - Unclassified
  5. Omens - Unclassified
  6. Rhyme Retorts - Unclassified
  7. Beliefs - Unclassified
  8. Luck - Unclassified
  9. Strange Beliefs - Unclassified
  10. Sayings - Unclassified 1
  11. Superstitions - Unclassified

Box 71

  1. Cures
  2. Signs
  3. Beliefs

Box 72

  1. Superstitions
  2. Beliefs
  3. Riddles

Box 73

  1. Riddles

Box 74

  1. Pike County, Kentucky Place Names

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