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Collection Number: 04026

Collection Title: Arthur Palmer Hudson Papers, 1915-1966.

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 7.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 5,475 items)
Abstract Arthur Palmer Hudson (1892-1978) was a professor of English, 1930-1953, and executive secretary of the Curriculum in Folklore, 1950-1963, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The collection includes correspondence, editorial papers from "The Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore," and other material of Arthur Palmer Hudson. Correspondence and other papers relating to Hudson's editorship of the "Brown Collection" form the bulk of this collection. There is also significant correspondence relating to folklife in North Carolina and to many aspects of the discipline of folklore. Among the letters are one, 1933, from Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938); one, 1933, from Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941); and one, 1945, from William Faulkner (1897-1962).
Creator Hudson, Arthur Palmer, 1892-1978.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Arthur Palmer Hudson Papers, #4026, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Arthur Palmer Hudson of Chapel Hill, N.C., 1965. An addition ws received in 1996.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

Clicking on a subject heading below will take you into the University Library's online catalog.

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Arthur Palmer Hudson (1892-1978) was a professor of English, 1930-1953, and executive secretary of the Curriculum in Folklore, 1950-1963, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Hudson was born in the Hesterville community of Attala County, Miss. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Mississippi in 1913. Thereafter he served as principal of Gulfport (Miss.) High School, 1913-1919, and superintendent of schools in Oxford, Miss., 1919-1920. In 1920 he received his M.A. degree from the University of Mississippi and began teaching in its Department of English. In 1925 he was awarded another M.A. from the University of Chicago, and in 1930 a Ph.D., with the Smith Prize for Graduate Research from the University of North Carolina. In 1930 Hudson accepted an appointment as associate professor of English at the University of North Carolina, where he taught English romantic literature as well as folklore. He remained at the University of North Carolina as a professor, Kenan professor, and Kenan Professor Emeritus, until his retirement in 1951. He also served as executive secretary of the Curriculum in Folklore at the University, 1950-1963.

Hudson's major publications were in the field of folklore and included Specimens of Mississippi Folklore (1928); Folksongs of Mississippi and Their Background (1936); Humor of the Old Deep South (1936); Folk Tunes from Mississippi (with George Herzog, 1937); two volumes of the Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore (with H. M. Belden, 1952); and Folklore in American Literature (with John T. Flanagan, 1958). Hudson also edited North Carolina Folklore, the Journal of the North Carolina Folklore Society, 1954-1963. He also served as the society's secretary-treasurer, 1946-1964.

Hudson was married to Grace Noah of Kosciusko, Miss., in 1916. They had three children, William Palmer, Margaret Louise, and Ellen Noah.

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The collection includes correspondence, editorial papers from "The Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore," and other material of Arthur Palmer Hudson (1892-1978), professor of English, 1930-1953, and executive secretary of the Curriculum in Folklore, 1950-1963, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Correspondence and other papers relating to Hudson's editorship of the "Brown Collection" form the bulk of this collection. There is also significant correspondence relating to folklife in North Carolina and to many aspects of the discipline of folklore. Among the letters are one, 1933, from Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938); one, 1933, from Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941); and one, 1945, from William Faulkner (1897-1962). In addition to correspondence and Frank C. Brown materials, the collection also contains printed material relating to folklore and folk musicians, a small number of photographs and volumes, and 84 open reel tapes once belonging to Arthur Palmer Hudson.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Correspondence, 1915-1966.

About 1300 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical.

Note that original folder titles have, for the most part, been retained.

Correspondence chiefly relates to Arthur Palmer Hudson's activities as a professor of folklore at the University of North Carolina, secretary-treasurer of the North Carolina Folklore Society, and folklore scholar. Some letters relate to Hudson's editorship of Volumes II and III of the Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore. Many of the letters deal with the music, folk tales, and folklife of North Carolina.

The series also contains correspondence (in part copies) with individuals including David Horace Bishop, a professor and later colleague of Hudson's at the University of Mississippi. There are also letters from various notable persons including one from Thomas Wolfe, one from Sherwood Anderson, one from William Faulkner, and an exchange with Pete Seeger.

Folder 1a

Original finding aid #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 1a

Folder 1-2

Folder 1

Folder 2

David Bishop Horace #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 1-2

Folder 3

John Burch Blaylock Song Collection #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 3

Folder 4-12

Folder 4

Folder 5

Folder 6

Folder 7

Folder 8

Folder 9

Folder 10

Folder 11

Folder 12

Frank C. Brown Collection #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 4-12

Folder 13

Children's Games and Rhymes #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 13

Folder 14

Dance and Drama #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 14

Folder 15-18

Folder 15

Folder 16

Folder 17

Folder 18

Folkloristics #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 15-18

Includes letters from Arthur Palmer Hudson to colleagues and former students discussing a broad range of interests in folklore.

Folder 19

The Literary History of the U.S. #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 19

Folder 20-23

Folder 20

Folder 21

Folder 22

Folder 23

Music #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 20-23

Folder 24-25

Folder 24

Folder 25

Narrative #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 24-25

Folder 26-28

Folder 26

Folder 27

Folder 28

North Carolina: General #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 26-28

Folder 29-31

Folder 29

Folder 30

Folder 31

North Carolina: Music #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 29-31

Folder 32-33

Folder 32

Folder 33

Performers and Lecturers #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 32-33

Includes correspondence, 1956, between Arthur Palmer Hudson and folksinger Pete Seeger, concerning Seeger's invitation to perform at the Carolina Folk Festival.

Folder 34

Recordings #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 34

Folder 35

Schools, the use of folklore in #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 35

Folder 36

Speech #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 36

Folder 37

Writers #04026, Series: "1. Correspondence, 1915-1966." Folder 37

Includes autographed letters from Thomas Wolfe, Sherwood Anderson, and William Faulkner.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Printed Material, 1941-1961 and undated.

About 125 items.

This series consists of brochures and flyers on various folk musicians, programs from the meetings of folklore socieities and from campus performances, bibliographies and notices of new folklore publications, newspaper clippings on folklore topics, and folklore maps. There are also pamphlets, booklets, and periodicals collected by Arthur Palmer Hudson on summer trips to Maine and Mexico in 1954 and 1955.

Folder 38

Bibliographies #04026, Series: "2. Printed Material, 1941-1961 and undated." Folder 38

Folder 39-40

Folder 39

Folder 40

Brochures #04026, Series: "2. Printed Material, 1941-1961 and undated." Folder 39-40

Folder 41

Harold W. Castner: booklets #04026, Series: "2. Printed Material, 1941-1961 and undated." Folder 41

Folder 42-43

Folder 42

Folder 43

Miscellaneous publications from Mexico #04026, Series: "2. Printed Material, 1941-1961 and undated." Folder 42-43

Folder 44

Newspaper clippings #04026, Series: "2. Printed Material, 1941-1961 and undated." Folder 44

Folder 45-46

Folder 45

Folder 46

Programs #04026, Series: "2. Printed Material, 1941-1961 and undated." Folder 45-46

Folder 47

Reprints #04026, Series: "2. Printed Material, 1941-1961 and undated." Folder 47

Maps #04026, Series: "2. Printed Material, 1941-1961 and undated." Folder 47

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-4026/1b

Oversize papers #04026, Series: "2. Printed Material, 1941-1961 and undated." OPF-4026/1b

Extra Oversize Paper Folder X-OPF-4026/1a

Oversize papers #04026, Series: "2. Printed Material, 1941-1961 and undated." X-OPF-4026/1a

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Frank C. Brown Collection Materials, 1942-1952.

About 4000 items.

The folklore collection of Dr. Frank C. Brown of Duke University was published, after Dr. Brown's death in 1942, under the auspices of the North Carolina Folklore Society. Volumes II and III of the collection, co-edited by Arthur Palmer Hudson and H. M. Belden of the University of Missouri, contain folksongs collected by Brown. This series consists of papers related tot the publishing of the folksong volumes. The materials are divided into four subseries: editorial aids, carbons of songs, materials generated by Hudson and Belden, and the John Burch Blaylock Song Collection.

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This subseries includes a general group of editorial aids compiled by Newman Ivey White that were to be used by all editors of the Frank C. Brown Collection papers. Included are two articles by White on the origin and classification of the Brown Collection, an index to Brown's correspondence with informants, a geographical distribution list of items in the collection, and alphabetical lists of contributors, recordings, and manuscripts. Also included are Brown's master bibliography of folklore and Brown's classification scheme for the collection and for the folksongs (which formed the largest part of the collection).

Folder 48

List of editorial aids #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 48

Folder 49

Classification scheme for Brown Collection #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 49

Folder 50

Contributors to the Brown Collection #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 50

Folder 51

"The Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore," by Newan Ivey White #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 51

Folder 52

Folksong Classification List #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 52

Folder 53

"General Introduction to the Frank C. Brown Collection," by Newman Ivey White #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 53

Folder 54

Geographical distribution of items list #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 54

Folder 55

Index to Frank C. Brown's folklore correspondence #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 55

Folder 56

Index to vocal recordings #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 56

Folder 57

List of phonograph recordings in Brown Collection #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 57

Folder 58

List of sheet music in Brown Collection #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 58

Folder 59

Manuscript papers, theses, addresses, etc. in Brown Collection #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 59

Folder 60

Master bibliography of folklore, by Frank C. Brown #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 60

Folder 61

Traditional Games Classification List #04026, Subseries: "3.1. Editorial Aids" Folder 61

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This subseries includes carbons of songs in the Frank C. Brown collection, some including the name of the contributor and place and date of contribution. Carbons were provided to Arthur Palmer Hudson and H. M. Belden to be evaluated and annotated. These copies are grouped according to Brown's classification scheme (consult Folder 52).

Folder 62

Group 16 Unclassified #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 62

Folder 63

Group 16A Unclassified #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 63

Folder 64

Group 16A1 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 64

Folder 65

Group 16A4 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 65

Group 16A4a #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 65

Folder 66

Group 16A4b #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 66

Folder 67

Group 16A4c #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 67

Folder 68

Group 16A4d #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 68

Folder 69

Group 16A4e #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 69

Group 16A4g #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 69

Folder 70-71

Folder 70

Folder 71

Group 16A4h #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 70-71

Folder 72

Group 16A4i #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 72

Folder 73-74

Folder 73

Folder 74

Group 16A4j #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 73-74

Folder 75

Group 16A5 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 75

Group 16A6 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 75

Folder 76

Group 16A7 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 76

Group 16A9 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 76

Group 16A10 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 76

Folder 77

Group 16A11 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 77

Group 16A12 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 77

Folder 78

Group 16B1a #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 78

Group 16B1b #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 78

Group 16B1c #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 78

Folder 79

Group 16B1d #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 79

Folder 80

Group 16B1e #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 80

Folder 81

Group 16B1f #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 81

Folder 82

Group 16B1g #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 82

Folder 83

Group 16B1h #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 83

Folder 84

Group 16B1i #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 84

Folder 85

Group 16B2 (wrong or questionable) #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 85

Folder 86-89

Folder 86

Folder 87

Folder 88

Folder 89

Group 16B2 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 86-89

Folder 90

Group 16B2a #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 90

Folder 91

Group 16B2b #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 91

Folder 92-93

Folder 92

Folder 93

Group 16B2c #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 92-93

Folder 94-108

Folder 94

Folder 95

Folder 96

Folder 97

Folder 98

Folder 99

Folder 100

Folder 101

Folder 102

Folder 103

Folder 104

Folder 105

Folder 106

Folder 107

Folder 108

Group 16B2d #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 94-108

Folder 109

Group 16B3 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 109

Folder 110-117

Folder 110

Folder 111

Folder 112

Folder 113

Folder 114

Folder 115

Folder 116

Folder 117

Group 16B4 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 110-117

Folder 118

Group 16B5 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 118

Folder 119

Group 16B6 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 119

Folder 120

Group 16B7 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 120

Folder 121-122

Folder 121

Folder 122

Group 16B8 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 121-122

Folder 123

Group 16B9 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 123

Folder 124

Group 16B10 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 124

Folder 125

Group 16B11 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 125

Folder 126

Group 16B11a #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 126

Folder 127

Group 16B11b #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 127

Folder 128-130

Folder 128

Folder 129

Folder 130

Group 16B12 #04026, Subseries: "3.2. Carbons of Songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection" Folder 128-130

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This subseries contains materials generated by Arthur Palmer Hudson and H. M. Belden during the editing process. There are carbons of introductions to each section of Volumes II and III; abbreviation lists; song lists with additions, deletions, and corrections; indexes to ballads and songs; and carbons of songs as annotated and arranged by the editors. There is also a section of completed copy for the printers. These songs are arranged by number as they appear in the published volumes.

Folder 131

General Introduction to Volumes II and III #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 131

Folder 132

Abbreviation lists #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 132

Folder 133

Song lists with corrections and additions #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 133

Folder 134

Indexes to ballads and songs #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 134

Folder 135

Texts handled by Belden and Hudson, invidually #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 135

Folder 136

Introductions to Belden sections of Volumes II and III #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 136

Folder 137

Ballads referred to Belden by Hudson #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 137

Folder 138

Songs referred to Belden by Hudson #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 138

Folder 139-140

Folder 139

Folder 140

Ballad carbons from Belden #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 139-140

Folder 141

Ballads from Belden sections, handled by Hudson #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 141

Folder 142

Songs from Belden sections, handled by Hudson #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 142

Folder 143-148

Folder 143

Folder 144

Folder 145

Folder 146

Folder 147

Folder 148

Native American ballads #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 143-148

Folder 149-153

Folder 149

Folder 150

Folder 151

Folder 152

Folder 153

North Carolina ballads #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 149-153

Folder 154-155

Folder 154

Folder 155

Satirical songs #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 154-155

Folder 156

Songs of prisoners and tramps #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 156

Folder 157-158

Folder 157

Folder 158

Martial and patriotic songs #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 157-158

Folder 159-164

Folder 159

Folder 160

Folder 161

Folder 162

Folder 163

Folder 164

Blackface minstrel and African American secular songs #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 159-164

Folder 165-170

Folder 165

Folder 166

Folder 167

Folder 168

Folder 169

Folder 170

Religious songs #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 165-170

Folder 171-174

Folder 171

Folder 172

Folder 173

Folder 174

Section of copy for printers #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 171-174

Folder 175

Miscellaneous texts omitted from published volumes #04026, Subseries: "3.3. Materials Generated by Belden and Hudson" Folder 175

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.4. John Burch Blaylock Song Collection

John Burch Blaylock was a Register of Deeds from Yanceyville, N.C., and an amateur musician and folksong collector. In 1944, he donated his songbooks to the North Carolina Folklore Society for inclusion with the published Frank C. Brown material. This subseries includes typed copies of songs annotated by John T. McCullough, Arthur Palmer Hudson's assistant, and also the original leaves from Blaylock's songbooks. See also Folder 3.

Folder 176

Typed copies #04026, Subseries: "3.4. John Burch Blaylock Song Collection" Folder 176

Folder 177

Index of songs #04026, Subseries: "3.4. John Burch Blaylock Song Collection" Folder 177

Folder 178-203

Folder 178

Folder 179

Folder 180

Folder 181

Folder 182

Folder 183

Folder 184

Folder 185

Folder 186

Folder 187

Folder 188

Folder 189

Folder 190

Folder 191

Folder 192

Folder 193

Folder 194

Folder 195

Folder 196

Folder 197

Folder 198

Folder 199

Folder 200

Folder 201

Folder 202

Folder 203

Songs #04026, Subseries: "3.4. John Burch Blaylock Song Collection" Folder 178-203

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. Pictures, 1963-1964.

Items include snapshots of Arthur Palmer Hudson, students, and colleagues, with captions by Hudson.

Image P-4026/1-8

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P-4026/8

Ballad class, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Spring 1961 #04026, Series: "4. Pictures, 1963-1964." P-4026/1-8

Image P-4026/9-14

P-4026/9

P-4026/10

P-4026/11

P-4026/12

P-4026/13

P-4026/14

Ballad class, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and people connected with the North Carolina Folklore Society, Spring 1961 #04026, Series: "4. Pictures, 1963-1964." P-4026/9-14

Image P-4026/15-19

P-4026/15

P-4026/16

P-4026/17

P-4026/18

P-4026/19

Thomas Wolfe Memorial House, Asheville, N.C., and folk singers at the Music Education National Conference, Asheville, N.C., 1961 #04026, Series: "4. Pictures, 1963-1964." P-4026/15-19

Image P-4026/20-26

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P-4026/24

P-4026/25

P-4026/26

Ballad Party and Folk Festival, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1961 #04026, Series: "4. Pictures, 1963-1964." P-4026/20-26

Image P-4026/27-32

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Folklore Archives and faculty, Indiana University, 1961 #04026, Series: "4. Pictures, 1963-1964." P-4026/27-32

Also incudes photograph of Billy Edd Wheeler, folksinger at Berea College, Ky., and of Grace Collins, folklore graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1961.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 5. Volumes, 1896-1911, 1976.

The volumes constituting this series include an inventory of the Hudson Mississippiana Folklore Collection at the University of Mississippi and five autograph albums from South Dakota, sent to Arthur Palmer Hudson by a former student. The albums were the former property of the Comstocks, an immigrant family of Swedish descent, apparently of Letcher, South Dakota.

Folder 204

Volume 1: Arthur Palmer Hudson Mississippiana Folklore Collection Guide, 1976 #04026, Series: "5. Volumes, 1896-1911, 1976." Folder 204

Folder 205-207

Folder 205

Folder 206

Folder 207

Volumes 2-6: Autograph books, 1896-1911 #04026, Series: "5. Volumes, 1896-1911, 1976." Folder 205-207

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Addition of January 1996

84 items.

Open reel tapes.

Audiotape FT-1343

George Pegram #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1343

Red Parham #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1343

Audiotape FT-1344

David L. Cohn #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1344

George and Sid Hemphill #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1344

Audiotape FT-1345

David C. Atwood #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1345

Audiotape FT-1346

Charlie Woodson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1346

Lessie Hinson Ward #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1346

Ramp Convention #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1346

Audiotape FT-1347

William E. Bird #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1347

Daniel W. Patterson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1347

Emily Foster #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1347

Audiotape FT-1348

Margaret Underwood #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1348

Paul Flowers #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1348

Ike Myers #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1348

Audiotape FT-1349

Andra Jay Hamilton #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1349

Paul Green #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1349

Edward G. McGavran #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1349

Audiotape FT-1350

Sid Hemphill #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1350

David L. Cohn #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1350

James Silver #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1350

Audiotape FT-1351

Betty Vaiden Williams #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1351

Audiotape FT-1352

Carroll Riley #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1352

Betsy Locke #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1352

W. H. Reid #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1352

Audiotape FT-1353

Mrs. John L. Johnson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1353

Pete Seeger #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1353

Audiotape FT-1354

Louise Jefferson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1354

Floyd Stovall #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1354

Audiotape FT-1355

Frances McColl #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1355

Audiotape FT-1356

Ernestine Wels #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1356

John Q. Anderson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1356

Audiotape FT-1357

John Parker #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1357

Miss Laksami #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1357

Audiotape FT-1358

Daniel W. Patterson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1358

Emily Hudson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1358

Audiotape FT-1359

Prince family of Johns Creek, Tuckaseegee River #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1359

Audiotape FT-1360

Hayes Stewart #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1360

Prince family of Johns Creek, Tuckaseegee River #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1360

Audiotape FT-1361

Carroll T. West #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1361

Jarvis Latham #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1361

Audiotape FT-1362

Louise Jefferson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1362

Stephen McCaig Hudson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1362

Audiotape FT-1363

Bertram Colgrave #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1363

Challie Iralu #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1363

Sujit Kumar Mitra #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1363

Edward McGavran #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1363

Audiotape FT-1364

Phyllis Kyle #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1364

William Stephenson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1364

Audiotape FT-1365

The Lost Colony Troupe, 1956 #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1365

Audiotape FT-1366

Lore Shuler #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1366

Audiotape FT-1367

Victoria Kingsley #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1367

Audiotape FT-1368

Rose Lilly Soller #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1368

Audiotape FT-1369

Bryce Ibraham #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1369

Audiotape FT-1370

Joan and Irene Moser #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1370

Audiotape FT-1371

I. G. Greer #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1371

Audiotape FT-1372

Pirko-Liina Pitkanen #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1372

Anneli Inkeroinen #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1372

Betsy Sandulli #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1372

Audiotape FT-1373

Bascom Lamar Lundsford #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1373

John Parker #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1373

Miss Laksami #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1373

Robert B. House #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1373

Audiotape FT-1374

Russ McIntire #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1374

P. R. Perry #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1374

Audiotape FT-1375

Robert B. House #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1375

Christopher Wren #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1375

Audiotape FT-1376

Eleanor Wilson McAdoo #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1376

James Pirrie #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1376

Audiotape FT-1377

Robert Frost #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1377

Audiotape FT-1378

The Watchers, An Appalachian Old Christmas Celebration #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1378

Audiotape FT-1379

Glenn A. Stackhouse #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1379

Susan Dorris #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1379

Audiotape FT-1380

Robert A. Lynn #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1380

Audiotape FT-1381-1382

Eugene E. Garbee #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1381-1382

Audiotape FT-1383

Moravian Church songs #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1383

Audiotape FT-1384

Square dance songs #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1384

Audiotape FT-1385

Texas barrelhouse piano #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1385

Mississippi John Hurt #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1385

Frank and Gerret Warner #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1385

John Danenhower #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1385

Audiotape FT-1386

French folksongs #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1386

Audiotape FT-1387

The Human Adventure #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1387

Arthur Palmer Hudson's Greetings to Mississippi Folklore Society #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1387

Audiotape FT-1388

Woody Wolfe #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1388

Cherrill Heaton #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-1388

Audiotape FT-2761

Jamie Allen #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-2761

Audiotape FT-2762

Clarence "Tom" Ashley, 1965 #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-2762

Audiotape FT-2767

The Duke Interns #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-2767

Audiotape FT-2768

The Wallin Family #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-2768

Audiotape FT-2769

Dubs of discs #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-2769

Audiotape FT-4535

Lucille Turner #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4535

Audiotape FT-4536

North Carolina Folklore Society, 1960 #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4536

Artus Moser #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4536

Stark Sutton #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4536

Audiotape FT-4537

Carolina Gentlemen #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4537

Rosemary Meyer #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4537

Mike Seeger #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4537

Audiotape FT-4538

Phyllis Kyle Stephenson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4538

Christopher Wren #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4538

Audiotape FT-4539

Paul Burroughs #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4539

John Webb #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4539

Morning Star Methodist Church #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4539

Audiotape FT-4540

Linda Holton Craig #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4540

Polk Miller Quartet #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4540

I. G. Greer #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4540

Audiotape FT-4541

North Carolina Folklore Society, 1961 #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4541

Daniel W. Patterson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4541

Lucia Morgan #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4541

Audiotape FT-4542

Hamlet Chapel Senior Choir #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4542

Stanley Course #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4542

Donald Evans #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4542

Audiotape FT-4543

Billy Edd Wheeler #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4543

Audiotape FT-4544

Frank, Jeff, and Gerret Warner #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4544

Catherine Mixon #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4544

Audiotape FT-4545

Holland Chapel Male Choir #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4545

Coptic Church Mass #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4545

Marinda MacPherson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4545

Audiotape FT-4546

Julia Ribet #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4546

Audiotape FT-4547

Marilyn Zachau #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4547

JoAnne Delp #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4547

Audiotape FT-4548

Fred Balzer #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4548

Daniel D. Brock #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4548

Phil Fraley #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4548

Audiotape FT-4549

Aaron MacAlexander #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4549

Elizabeth White #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4549

Audiotape FT-4550

Robert F. Brissenden #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4550

Audiotape FT-4551

R. W. Melton #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4551

Audiotape FT-4552

Shorty Presler #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4552

Warner Milner #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4552

Talmadge (?) #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4552

Audiotape FT-4553

Bruce Warlick #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4553

Norman McKeithan #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4553

Wilton Mason #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4553

Audiotape FT-4554

Marjorie B. Melton #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4554

Manly Wade Wellman #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4554

Audiotape FT-4555

Leilani Thornburg collection #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4555

Audiotape FT-4556

Ralph Dodd recorded by John Babson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4556

Audiotape FT-4557

Robert Lee Lynn #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4557

Audiotape FT-4558

Marjorie B. Melton #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4558

Susan Frady #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4558

Audiotape FT-4559

Marinda MacPherson #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4559

Audiotape FT-4560

Mrs. Harvey Ervin #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4560

Mrs. Ernest Ervin #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4560

Audiotape FT-4561

Jean M. Bright #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4561

Virgil Sturgill #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4561

Audiotape FT-4562

Folksongs from Alabama #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4562

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Carmichael #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4562

Audiotape FT-4563

Basque singers and dancers, 1954 #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4563

Audiotape FT-4564

Folksongs of the American Southwest #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4564

Audiotape FT-4565

Fayrouz and Rahbani: Lebanese folksongs #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4565

Audiotape FT-4566

Ballads and songs from Watauga County #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4566

Audiotape FT-4567

Pearl Hartsell recorded by Ben Gray Lumpkin #04026, Subseries: "Addition of January 1996" FT-4567

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, November 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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