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American Dialect Society collection, 1931-1937

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Series I: Manuscripts (continued)
Administrative Files
BOX 1 FOLDER 1 Collection Guide, 2004.
FOLDER 2 Administrative, 1983-1993.
Deed of Gift and related manuscripts.
FOLDER 3 Administrative, 1979-1990, n.d.
Correspondence.
FOLDER 4 Contract Information.
Empty. See case file for related manuscripts.
FOLDER 5 Preliminary Inventory, 1983, n.d.
Field inventory and related manuscripts.
FOLDER 6 Research Aids, ca. 1987.
Related finding aids.
FOLDER 7 Reference Queries/Replies, 1985-1991.
After review by reference staff, the contents of this file, comprising correspondence to and from American Folklife Center reference staff, have been removed.
FOLDER 8 Contract Linguist's Lists, 1987, n.d.
Research manuscripts from Claire O'Leary.
FOLDER 9 Disc List, 1933, 1988, n.d.
Inventories of ADS Collection discs used by contract linguists. Includes lists of missing ADS Collection numbers (representing discs).
FOLDER 10 Inventory of Discs, n.d.
Original inventory of ADS Collection discs.
FOLDER 11 Log of Lists with AFS Numbers and Total Discs, ca. 1988.
Handwritten log of lists for groups of ADS Collection discs, and ADS Collection/AFS concordance.
FOLDER 12 Tape Logs, n.d.
Logs of audiotapes copied from ADS Collection discs.
FOLDER 13 Photographic Items, n.d.
Two photographs and one photocopy. See Series III (Graphic Images) for a description of the items.
FOLDER 14 Correspondence between Library of Congress and Fred G. Cassidy, 1984-1986.
FOLDER 15 Correspondence: McDavid-Library of Congress, 1978-1984.
Correspondence from Raven McDavid to American Folklife Center staff; the majority of items date from 1984.
FOLDER 16 Correspondence: Metcalf-Library of Congress, 1983-1985.
Correspondence from Allan Metcalf to American Folklife Center staff.
FOLDER 17 Correspondence: Toombs-Library of Congress, 1983-1984.
Correspondence between Kenneth Toombs (University of South Carolina) and Joseph C. Hickerson.
FOLDER 18 Correspondence: Linguistic Atlas Project, 1990.
Correspondence between Ellen Johnson of the University of Georgia and Joseph C. Hickerson.
FOLDER 19 Correspondence: Informant Mailing, 1989.
Photocopies of undeliverable/returned envelopes sent to ADS Collection informants.
Project Correspondence
Informants are anonymous in the following set of folders, but are identified with recording locations in the sections on phonetic transcriptions and narrative transcriptions. For Folders 20 through 35, see Appendix B for communities.
BOX 2 FOLDER 20 Delaware Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 21 District of Columbia Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 22 Florida Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 23 Georgia Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 24 Kentucky Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 25 Maryland Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 26 New Jersey Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 27 New York Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 28 North Carolina Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 29 Ohio Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 30 Ontario, Canada, Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 31 Pennsylvania Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 32 South Carolina Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 33 Virginia Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 34 West Virginia Informants: Biographies and Community Information.
FOLDER 35 Southern or Mid-Atlantic Informants: Community Information.
Phonetic Transcriptions
Locations listed below are the recording locations. See Boxes 18-23, Folders 69-199 for narrative transcriptions.
BOX 3 FOLDER 36 Hayes Transcription (Hiram H. Hayes; Granby, CT).
(AFS 24490, 24492)
FOLDER 37 Palmer Transcription (Benjamin F. Palmer; Greenwich, CT).
(AFS 24705, 24708, 24711)
FOLDER 38 French Transcription (Battersen French; Walcott, CT).
(AFS 24751)
FOLDER 39 Bostwick Transcription (Leonard Bostwick; New Haven, CT).
(AFS 25073, 25074, 25077)
FOLDER 40 Fletcher Transcription (Lucy Rebecca Fletcher; Amherst, NH).
(AFS 25169, 25171, 25173)
FOLDER 41 Alley Transcription (Joshua Alden Alley; Jonesport, ME).
(AFS 25224, 25226, 25228, and 25230)
FOLDER 42 Gibbs Transcription (James H. Gibbs; Nantucket, MA).
(AFS 25555, 25557)
FOLDER 43 Dowse Transcription (Charles H. Dowse; Sherborn, MA).
(AFS 25597, 25599)
FOLDER 44 Pronunciations: ADS Collection Disc #1265.
Manuscripts of vowels and consonants spoken by Bernard Bloch, as written with unmodified symbols in the alphabet for the Linguistic Atlas of New England.
FOLDER 45 ADS Collection Disc #1075.
1 sheet of notes and a fragment of a whaling song text, sung by B.H. Gibbs
FOLDER 46 ADS Collection Disc #880.
Empty.
FOLDER 47 ADS Collection Disc #1040.
Notes.
FOLDER 48 ADS Collection Disc #14.
1 sheet of notes, and 4 sheets of a partial transcription
FOLDER 49 ADS Collection Discs #56 - 58 (George Green; Hartford, CT).
(AFS 24516-24518)
FOLDER 50 ADS Collection Discs #61 - 63 (C.T. Scott; Boston, MA).
(AFS 24520 - 24522)
FOLDER 51 ADS Collection Discs #65 - 67 (Annie Woodfin; Marblehead, MA).
(AFS 24526 - 24528)
FOLDER 52 ADS Collection Disc #70 (Jack Hanson; Marblehead, MA).
(AFS 24531)
FOLDER 53 ADS Collection Discs #74 - 75 (Eddie Bates; Cohasset, MA).
(AFS 24537, 24539)
FOLDER 54 ADS Collection Disc #79 (Mrs. Warren; Weston, MA).
(AFS 24543)
FOLDER 55 ADS Collection Discs #124 - 125 (Lyman Pearson; Byfield, MA).
(AFS 24584, 24586)
FOLDER 56 ADS Collection Discs #164 - 165 (Sam Nickerson; Eastham, MA).
(AFS 24652, 24654)
FOLDER 57 ADS Collection Disc #240 (John G. Murphy; Dorchester, MA).
(1 sheet referring to AFS 24759)
FOLDER 58 ADS Collection Disc #320
Original Disc Sleeves
BOX 4 ADS Collection Discs #1 - 120.
BOX 5 ADS Collection Discs #121 - 217.
BOX 6 ADS Collection Discs #218 - 327.
BOX 7 ADS Collection Discs #328 - 448.
BOX 8 ADS Collection Discs #449 - 587.
BOX 9 ADS Collection Discs #588 - 768.
BOX 10 ADS Collection Discs #769 - 851.
BOX 11 ADS Collection Discs #852 - 973.
BOX 12 ADS Collection Discs #974 - 1079 (missing: #1080).
BOX 13 ADS Collection Discs #1081 - 1279.
BOX 14 ADS Collection Discs #1280 - 1359.
BOX 15 ADS Collection Discs #1360 - 1412.
BOX 16 Photocopies of Disc Sleeves
FOLDER 59 AFS 24468 - 24643 (ADS Collection Discs #1 - 157).
FOLDER 60 AFS 24644 - 24806 (ADS Collection Discs #159 - 281).
FOLDER 61 AFS 24807 - 24962 (ADS Collection Discs #282 - 448).
FOLDER 62 AFS 24963 - 25115 (ADS Collection Discs #449 - 704; no disc or sleeve for 705).
FOLDER 63 AFS 25116 - 25271 (ADS Collection Discs #706 - 805).
FOLDER 64 AFS 25272 - 25433 (ADS Collection Discs #806 - 931).
FOLDER 65 AFS 25434 - 25556 (ADS Collection Discs #932 - 1069).
FOLDER 66 AFS 25557 - 25641 (ADS Collection Discs #1070 - 1269).
BOX 17 FOLDER 67 AFS 25642 - 25742 (ADS Collection Discs #1270 - 1379).
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