2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Morris dance--England.

  1. James Madison Carpenter collection, 1928-1987

    29.5 linear feet. 58 boxes, 21,044 items in collection. 19,417 manuscript items (12 linear feet manuscripts), 397 sound recordings [178 wax cylinders and 221 12-inch acetate discs], 180 cylinder containers, 1233 graphic materials (40 ink-and-pencil drawings, with 10 of these in color; 352 black-and-white film negatives, 17 color slides [positive transparencies], 1 black-and- white contact sheet, 592 black-and-white photographic prints, 4 color photographic prints, 112 black-and-white glass negatives, and 115 glass positives). -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The James Madison Carpenter Collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and graphic materials that document folk songs, ballads, sea songs, folk music, dance, and British folk drama. The materials span the years 1928-1955, with some related material generated by other scholars dated 1972 and 1987. The bulk of the material was collected between 1928-1935 by Carpenter during fieldwork in England, Scotland, and Wales; other material was collected in the United States between 1937 and 1941 by Carpenter and his Duke University students.

  2. Goathland, North Yorkshire, sword dance photograph collection, ca. 1912-1950

    7 photographic prints : black and white; 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    A collection of black-and-white photographic prints, circa 1912 to 1950 of the Plough Stots Long Sword team from Goathland, North Yorkshire, England, in candid shots, formal poses, and in dance performance. Includes images of long swords, costumes, musical instruments, and the characters of Bessy (or Betty), Poss (Toss Pot) and Old Man. The identity of the photographer is unknown.