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Vance Randolph collection, 1941-1943, 1972

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Series I: Manuscript Materials (continued)
Correspondence Files
BOX 15 FOLDER 181 "A" Correspondence.
Contains letters to and/or from: The Arkansas Gazette; The American Legion; Russell Ames; and others.
BOX 15 FOLDER 182 "B" Correspondence. Folder 1 of 2.
Contains letters to and/or from: H.M. Belden, University of Missouri; Thomas Hart Benton; Walter Blair, University of Chicago; Boston University; Benjamin Botkin.
BOX 15 FOLDER 183 "B" Correspondence. Folder 2 of 2.
Contains correspondence with Carroll Bowen, University of Chicago Press; Bertrand Bronson, University of California; and others.
BOX 15 FOLDER 184 "C" Correspondence. Folder 1 of 2.
Contains correspondence with Irene Carlisle; Cyril Clemens; Dean Coffin Press; Columbia University; Jack Conroy; Josiah Combs.
BOX 15 FOLDER 185 "C" Correspondence. Folder 2 of 2.
Contains correspondence with Henry Cowell; Sidney Robertson Cowell; and others.
BOX 15 FOLDER 186 "D" Correspondence. Folder 1 of 2.
Contains correspondence with Clarence Decker; J. Frank Dobie; Dover Publications; and others.
BOX 15 FOLDER 187 "D" Correspondence. Folder 2 of 2.
Contains correspondence with Richard Dorson, 1952-67.
BOX 15 FOLDER 188 "E" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with Albert Einstein; Duncan Emrich; Robert Erwin; and others.
BOX 15 FOLDER 189 "F" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with Clifton Fadiman; Orval Faubus; Charlie May Fletcher; Isabel France; and others.
BOX 15 FOLDER 190 "G" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with Henry Glassie; Kenneth Goldstein; Rayna Green; Edith Greenburg; and others.
BOX 15 FOLDER 191 "H" Correspondence. Folder 1 of 3.
Contains correspondence with Leonard Hall; Herbert Halpert; Wayland Hand; A.M. Haswell; Marion Hardgrove.
BOX 15 FOLDER 192 "H" Correspondence. Folder 2 of 3.
Contains correspondence with Lee Hays; Jack Henle, Vanguard Press; Wayman Hogue; Mary D. Hudgins; John Huff.
BOX 15 FOLDER 193 "H" Correspondence. Folder 3 of 3.
Contains correspondence with Betty Hughes; Tom Hurley, Channel 9 KETC; and others.
BOX 16 FOLDER 194 "J" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with Moritz Jagendorf; Katherine Jarrell; LeRoi Jones; Louis Jones, New York State Historical Association; Louis Webster Jones, University of Kansas.
BOX 16 FOLDER 195 "K" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with Helen Keller; Reamer Keller; Alfred Knopf, the American Mercury; Sarah Gertrude Knott; George Korson; and others.
BOX 16 FOLDER 196 "L" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with Rose Wilder Lane; Ray Lawless; MacEdward Leach, the American Folklore Society; Sam Leath; Walt Lemke, University of Arkansas; Lawrence Levin; Homer and Wilbur Leveret.
BOX 16 FOLDER 197 "L" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with H.H. Lewis; Alan Lomax; George Dewey Lorey; and others.
BOX 16 FOLDER 198 "Mc" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with May Kennedy McCord; Judith McCulloh; and others.
BOX 16 FOLDER 199 "M" Correspondence. Folder 1 of 2.
Contains correspondence with Mrs. Mahnkey; James Masterson; H.L. Mencken; George Milburn.
BOX 16 FOLDER 200 "M" Correspondence. Folder 2 of 2.
Contains correspondence with Nellie Mills; Mirandy; Merlin P. Mitchell; Ethel Moore; Ruth Ann Musick; and others.
BOX 16 FOLDER 201 "N" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with N.C. Nelson; Marion Neville; Peter Nemo (pseudonym of Vance Randolph).
BOX 16 FOLDER 202 "O" Correspondence. Folder 1 of 2.
Contains the Ozarks Folklore Newsletter.
BOX 16 FOLDER 203 "O" Correspondence. Folder 2 of 2.
Contains correspondence with O'Bryant; University of Oklahoma Press; Jim Owens Enterprises; Clay Anderson, of the Ozark Mountaineers; Arkansas Folklore Society (originally the Ozark Folklore Society).
BOX 16 FOLDER 204 "P" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with Russell Holman, Paramount Pictures; Louise Pound, Department of English, University of Nebraska; Gerry Parker; and others.
BOX 16 FOLDER 205 "R" Correspondence. Folder 1 of 2.
Contains correspondence with Gould Randolph; John Randolph (Sr. and Jr.); and others. Also contains reviews for Richard Dorson's American Folklore and Kenneth Lynn's Mark Twain and Southwestern Humor.
BOX 17 FOLDER 206 "R" Correspondence. Folder 2 of 2.
Contains correspondence with Otto Ernest Rayburn, notes, newspaper clippings, and an inscribed copy of Forty Years in the Ozarks.
BOX 17 FOLDER 207 "S" Correspondence. Folder 1 of 3.
Contains correspondence with Carl Sandburg; Dore Schary.
BOX 17 FOLDER 208 "S" Correspondence. Folder 2 of 3.
Contains correspondence with Howard Shapley; Floyd Shoemaker; Rose Spaulding.
BOX 17 FOLDER 209 "S" Correspondence. Folder 3 of 3.
Contains correspondence with Harold Spivacke; Isabel Spradley; Edward G. Stoy; and others.
BOX 17 FOLDER 210 "T" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with Jean Thomas; Shelby Thompson; Stith Thompson; and others.
BOX 17 FOLDER 211 "U" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with Lucile M. Upton; Francis Lee Utley.
BOX 17 FOLDER 212 "V" Correspondence.
Contains correspondence with Vanguard Press; John M. Virden.
BOX 17 FOLDER 213 "W" Correspondence. Folder 1 of 3.
Contains correspondence with Leila Wade; Therese Westermeier, Arkansas Folklore Society; John Turner White.
BOX 17 FOLDER 214 "W" Correspondence. Folder 2 of 3.
Contains correspondence with Henry H. Wiggins; Thames Williamson; Charles Morrow Wilson.
BOX 17 FOLDER 215 "W" Correspondence. Folder 3 of 3.
Contains correspondence with Carl Withers; Ray Wood; and others.
Reprints of Journal Articles and Reviews
BOX 18 (oversize) FOLDER 216 "Autograph Albums in the Ozarks," by Vance Randolph and May Kennedy McCord.
BOX 18 (oversize) FOLDER 217 "Bedtime Stories from Missouri," by Vance Randolph, reprinted from Western Folklore (January 1951).
BOX 18 (oversize) FOLDER 218 "A Calendar of Kansas Butterflies," by Vance Randolph, from Entomological News (March 1929).
BOX 18 (oversize) FOLDER 219 "Children's Rhymes from Missouri," by Ruth Ann Musick and Vance Randolph, reprinted from Journal of American Folklore (October-December 1950).
BOX 18 (oversize) FOLDER 220 "The Collection of Folk Music in the Ozarks," by Vance Randolph and Frances Emberson, reprinted from Journal of American Folklore (April-June 1947).
BOX 18 (oversize) FOLDER 221 "Folksong Hunters in Missouri," by Vance Randolph and Ruth Ann Musick, reprinted from Midwest Folklore (1951).
BOX 18 (oversize) FOLDER 222 "Further Studies of the Reliability of the Maze with Rats and Humans," by Vance Randolph and Walter S. Hunter, reprinted from Journal of Comparative Psychology (August 1924).
BOX 18 (oversize) FOLDER 223 "Jump Rope Rhymes from Arkansas," by Vance Randolph, reprinted from Midwest Folklore (III:2)
BOX 18 (oversize) FOLDER 224 "Nakedness in Ozark Folk Belief," by Vance Randolph, reprinted from Journal of American Folklore (October-December 1953).
BOX 18 (oversize) FOLDER 225 "The Names of Ozark Fiddle Tunes," by Vance Randolph, reprinted from Midwest Folklore (IV:2).
BOX 18 (oversize) FOLDER 226 New York Times book reviews by Vance Randolph: Tales From the Past, Some Tall, Some True (1960); A Treasury to Draw Upon (1960); The Roots Go Deep (1963).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 227 "A Note on the Reliability of the Maze as a Method of Learning in the Angora Goat," by Vance Randolph and Walter S. Hunter, reprinted from Pedagogical Seminary and Journal of Genetic Psychology (March 1926).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 228 "On the Seasonal Migrations of Dione vanillae in Kansas," by Vance Randolph, reprinted from Annals of the Entomological Society of America (June 1927).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 229 Ozark Ghost Stories: Gruesome and Humorous Tales of the Supernatural in the Backwoods of the South, by Vance Randolph, Haldeman-Julius Publications (1944).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 230 "Ozark Mountain Party Games," by Vance Randolph and Nancy Clemens, reprinted from Journal of American Folklore (January-March 1933).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 231 "Ozark Mountain Riddles," by Vance Randolph and Isabel Spradley, reprinted from Journal of American Folklore (January-March 1934).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 232 "Ozark Superstitions," by Vance Randolph, reprinted from Journal of American Folklore (January-March 1933).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 233 "Prehistoric Inhabitants of Crawford County, Kansas," by Vernon C. Allison and Vance Randolph, reprinted from The American Anthropologist (July-September 1927).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 234 Reviews of Frank Brown's The Frank Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore, by Vance Randolph, reprinted from Journal of American Folklore (April-June 1953) and Mississippi Valley Historical Review (June 1953).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 235 Review of John A. Lomax's Adventures of a Ballad Hunter, by Vance Randolph, reprinted from Journal of American Folklore (January-March 1948).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 236 "Riddles from Arkansas," by Vance Randolph and Mary Celestia Parler, reprinted from Journal of American Folklore (July-September 1954).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 237 "Tales from the Ozarks," by Vance Randolph, reprinted from Western Folklore (January 1955).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 238 "A Witch Trial in Carroll County," by Vance Randolph, reprinted from Arkansas Historical Quarterly (Spring 1957).
BOX 19 (oversize) FOLDER 239 Other authors. Contains journal articles and reviews not authored in whole or in part by Vance Randolph. Includes the authors Mary Celestia Parler, B.B. Ashcom, J. Frank Dobie, and H.C. Woodbridge.
Newspaper Clippings
Note: Originals are contained in oversized Box 23 (Folder 240 to Folder 250) and in oversized Box 24 (Folder 251 to Folder 261); photocopies of these originals are located in Box 20.
BOX 20 FOLDER 240 Map of Kansas and Missouri, American Automobile Association, 1996.
BOX 20 FOLDER 241 Alcohol
BOX 20 FOLDER 242 Character sketches
BOX 20 FOLDER 243 Dialect
BOX 20 FOLDER 244 Folk belief and superstition
BOX 20 FOLDER 245 Guns and gunplay
BOX 20 FOLDER 246 Hidden treasure (1 of 2)
BOX 20 FOLDER 247 Hidden treasure (2 of 2)
BOX 20 FOLDER 248 Legend
BOX 20 FOLDER 249 Literature
BOX 20 FOLDER 250 Music (as subject)
BOX 20 FOLDER 251 Place-names
BOX 20 FOLDER 252 Politics
BOX 20 FOLDER 253 Prehistoric Ozarks
BOX 20 FOLDER 254 Randolph, Vance. Book reviews and articles authored by him.
BOX 20 FOLDER 255 Randolph, Vance (as subject)
BOX 20 FOLDER 256 Religion
BOX 20 FOLDER 257 Starr, Belle
BOX 20 FOLDER 258 Tall tales
BOX 20 FOLDER 259 Miscellaneous: neighborliness, death, sorghum making
BOX 20 FOLDER 260 Weather
BOX 20 FOLDER 261 Writing: Habits and methods of professional writers
Series II: Sound Recordings
Note: For song titles, see Archive of Folk Culture card catalog; photocopy in Folder 1c in this collection contains photocopies of catalog cards for 5236 A-5270 B3, an annotated manuscript of catalog entries for 5271 A1-5425 B3, an annotated list of fiddle tunes played by Lon Jordan (5314-5317, 5319-5326, 5376-5379, 5401-5402, 5404-5405), and two lists of fiddle tunes played by Bill Bilyeu (6897 A1-6904 B3).
The originals and preservation masters are located in Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound (M/B/RS) at the Library of Congress. See Collection Concordance by Format.
AFS: 5236-5425 191 12-inch glass-based acetate records of original field recordings in the Ozarks, 1941-42; 5270, 5320, 5341, 5425 missing; 5300 broken. Duplicated on LWO 3493, reels 14-26.
AFS: 6397-6464 4 16-inch, 45 12-inch, 2 10-inch, 5 8-inch glass and aluminum-based records of "Dear Mr. President," January and February 1942. 6398 missing; 6400 n/g; 6463 badly broken. Duplicated on LWO 3493, reel 42.
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