3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Shakers.

  1. Anita Newcomb McGee papers, 1688-1932

    3,000 items ; 12 containers plus 1 oversize ; 5.1 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Anthropologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, writings, scientific and medical data, and miscellaneous material pertaining to McGee's studies of communistic societies in the United States such as the Shakers and the Bethel and Oneida communities, to her duties as acting assistant surgeon, U.S. Army in the Spanish-American War; and to the formation of the Women's Anthropological Society of America. Contains family correspondence of McGee's grandfather, Charles A. Hassler, which includes a letter from James Madison, 1832.

  2. Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, circa 1815, 1929-2002

    34 boxes (18 linear feet); 198 folders.. 11 sound cylinders : analog.. 441 sound discs : analog ; various sizes.. 32 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 1 sound cassette : analog.. circa 200 photographs : photographic prints, negatives ; various sizes.. 12 drawings.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Eloise Hubbard Linscott’s collection of research materials for her book, Folk Songs of Old New England (1939) and other folk music research through about 1955. The collection includes correspondence; music transcriptions; sound recordings of folk music, lectures, and radio broadcasts; photographs of Linscott's informants; documentation of events and trips within New England; plus some materials from her estate, dated circa 1815-2002.

  3. Don Yoder collection of tape and disc recordings

    3 boxes.. 152 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 21 sound cassettes : analog.. 1 sound disc : analog, 45 rpm.. 2 photographs : black and white ; 3 1/2 x 5 in.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Collection of field recordings made by professor Don Yoder to document various religious sects and religious and secular folk traditions primarily in Pennsylvania and in the northeastern United States. Included are recordings of Pennsylvania German conversation, interviews, hymns, prayers, church services including sermons, folk dance music, humorous songs, and folk festivals. Manuscripts include a few published articles by Don Yoder and various folk festival programs.