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Series 1: Herbert Halpert's fieldwork (continued)
Subseries 4: New Jersey (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 9/8 New Jersey field work - Child ballad finding list and questions, 1936 or after
BOX-FOLDER 9/9 New Jersey - field notes, letters, texts, and miscellaneous notes, 1937-1939, undated
BOX-FOLDER 9/10 New Jersey Pines - research data (1/2), 1937-1941, undated
BOX-FOLDER 9/11 New Jersey Pines - research data (2/2), 1937-1941, undated
BOX-FOLDER 9/12 New Jersey texts - legends - Giberson and the devil (edited set), 1940-1942, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 10/1 New Jersey texts - legends - Munyhun - wizard of the Pines, 1940-1951, undated
BOX-FOLDER 10/2 New Jersey texts - legends - devils, witches, and spirits (computer version), 1940-1951, undated
BOX-FOLDER 10/3 New Jersey texts - strong man legends, 1940-1951, undated
BOX-FOLDER 10/4 New Jersey texts - tales - fools and simpletons, 1940-1942, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 10/5 New Jersey texts - tales - surprising answers and retorts, 1940-1951, undated
BOX-FOLDER 10/6 New Jersey texts - tales - tricksters and clever fellows, 1939-1941, undated
BOX-FOLDER 10/7 New Jersey texts - tales - frightened by the supernatural, 1940-1955, undated
BOX-FOLDER 10/8 New Jersey folklore/folklife collected from Stacy Bozarth, George Leek, and Rodney Koster, 1951
Miscellaneous folklore collected from Stacy Bozarth, George Leek, and Rodney Koster.
BOX-FOLDER 10/9 New Jersey superstitions from storytellers and singers (set 2), 1940-1941
From storytellers and singers
BOX-FOLDER 10/10 New Jersey riddles (set 2), 1940-1951, undated
BOX-FOLDER 10/11 Charles Grant interviews (1/2), 1938-1941
BOX-FOLDER 10/12 Charles Grant interviews (2/2), 1938-1941
BOX-FOLDER 10/13 Charles Grant interviews, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 11/1 Charles Grant interviews (photocopies) (1/2), 1938-1940
According to a note written on the original folder, the originals (typescipts) are in separate folders
BOX-FOLDER 11/2 Charles Grant interviews (photocopies) (2/2), 1940-1942, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 11/3 Folktale miscellany - tales - Clinton, New Jersey, 1946
Halpert notes on the original folder: "not from Pines."
BOX-FOLDER 11/4 Folk songs other than New Jersey - Halpert collectanea - manuscripts and transcripts, 1937-1945
BOX-FOLDER 11/5 Record title list - New Jersey, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 11/6 New Jersey record lists, undated
By record number; by categories and titles. Includes drafts of letters to transcriber.
BOX-FOLDER 11/7 Title list of recordings made by Herbert Halpert, 1938
Areas covered include New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey
BOX-FOLDER 11/8 New Jersey local (or localized) songs - list, circa 1930s-1940s
Photocopy (dated 1995) of older documents
BOX-FOLDER 11/9 New Jersey - locally made-up songs, 1940-1941, undated
BOX-FOLDER 11/10 New Jersey field research on local disaster songs, 1939-1940, undated
BOX-FOLDER 11/11 New Jersey - songs from children's lore, 1937-1939
BOX-FOLDER 11/12 New Jersey songs - Ivins Grant manuscripts, undated
BOX-FOLDER 11/13 Folk songs referred to in informant interviews - New Jersey, undated
BOX-FOLDER 11/14 Background for New Jersey local songs and murder ballads, etc., undated
Transcripts by Herbert Halpert from contemporary printed material
BOX-FOLDER 11/15 New Jersey songs - local and miscellaneous, April 1995
Photocopied in April 1995
BOX-FOLDER 11/16 New Jersey folksong texts (set 2, binder 1 of 2), 1936-1938, undated
BOX-FOLDER 12/1 New Jersey folksong texts (set 2, binder 2 of 2), 1936-1938, undated
BOX-FOLDER 12/2 New Jersey folksong texts (set 3, binder 1 of 2), 1936-1938, undated
BOX-FOLDER 12/3 New Jersey folksong texts (set 3, binder 2 of 2), 1936-1938, undated
BOX-FOLDER 12/4 New Jersey song texts, 1937-1938, 1952, undated
Handwritten on the original folder: "HH work file"
BOX-FOLDER 13/1 New Jersey song texts - no recordings, 1937-1939, undated
BOX-FOLDER 13/2 New Jersey song texts, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 13/3 New Jersey song texts, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 13/4 New Jersey song texts, 1939
BOX-FOLDER 13/5 New Jersey folksong texts from recordings (1/2), 1937
BOX-FOLDER 13/6 New Jersey folksong texts from recordings (2/3), 1937
BOX-FOLDER 13/7 New Jersey folksong texts from recordings (3/3), 1937
BOX-FOLDER 13/8 New Jersey folksong texts (1/3), 1937-1939
No recordings for this group.
BOX-FOLDER 13/9 New Jersey folksong texts (2/3), 1937-1939
See the note for Box-Folder 13/8.
BOX-FOLDER 14/1 New Jersey folksong texts (3/3), 1937-1939
See the note for Box-Folder 13/8.
BOX-FOLDER 14/2 New Jersey folksong texts from recordings (1/3), 1938-1939
BOX-FOLDER 14/3 New Jersey folksong texts from recordings (2/3), 1938-1939
BOX-FOLDER 14/4 New Jersey folksong texts from recordings (3/3), 1938-1939
Subseries 5: New York
BOX-FOLDER 14/5 Frank Edwards - Livingston Manor, New York - song texts, 1938-1939
BOX-FOLDER 14/6 "Little George" Edwards - New York song texts - second set, 1938-1940
BOX-FOLDER 14/7 "Little George" Edwards - New York song texts - third set, 1938-1940
Includes an 8 in. x 10 in. black-and-white photo of George Edwards (in the photo at left) and an unidentified man.
BOX-FOLDER 14/8 Jim Edwards - New York - original manuscript, undated
BOX-FOLDER 14/9 Jim Edwards - New York song texts - second set, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 15/1 Jim Edwards - Livingston Manor, New York, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 15/2 Reuben Edwards - New York - song texts, 1938-1939
BOX-FOLDER 15/3 Edwards family - New York - field notes, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/4 Mrs. Elizabeth Misner - New York, 1938, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/5 Martin Montonyea - New York - song texts, 1938-1939, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/6 O'Dell (Lafe, Ralph, Marcus, and Preston) - New York, 1938, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/7 Charles Seeley - New York, 1938, undated
Includes 1 photographic print ; 8 in. x 10 in.
Photo depicts George Edwards (at left) and Charles Seeley. See Box-Folder 78/6 for similar images.
BOX-FOLDER 15/8 George Swartwout - East Branch, New York, 1940
BOX-FOLDER 15/9 Mrs. Minnie Ward - New York, 1938-1939, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/10 George Wood - Walton, New York, 1939
BOX-FOLDER 15/11 New York - lists, 1941, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/12 New York trip notes, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 15/13 New York interviews, 1941
BOX-FOLDER 15/14 New York interviews (set 2), 1938, 1941
BOX-FOLDER 15/15 New York interviews (set 3), 1938-1939
BOX-FOLDER 15/16 New York interviews, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 15/17 New York - miscellaneous letters, notes, etc., 1937-1939, 1941, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/18 New York songs (sets 2 and 3), 1941
BOX-FOLDER 15/19 Southern New York - Ramapo, Sloatsburg, Tuxedo, 1938, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/20 New York City - children's rhymes grouped by classification, 1918-1931, undated
Made by Halpert during the 1930s and used as his M.A. thesis at Columbia. According to a note on the divider card preceding the folder, this material is not the same set as that in which the Federal Writers Project was involved.
BOX-FOLDER 16/1 New York City - children's rhymes, 1939-1940, undated
See the note for Box-Folder 15/20.
BOX-FOLDER 16/2 New York City - children's games/rhymes, 1940
See the note for Box-Folder 15/20. The contents are described on the original folder as "Individual collectors (unique set - no duplicates found."
BOX-FOLDER 16/3 Tall tales on the East Branch, 1940-1941
BOX-FOLDER 16/4 Boney Quillan - New York's Tyll Eulenspiegel, 1940-1941
BOX-FOLDER 16/5 Paul Bunyan Back East, 1941, 1949, 1949
Subseries 6: Southern recording trip and hillbilly records
BOX-FOLDER 16/6 Correspondence with Mrs. Ruth Saunders (Austin Harmon's daughter), 1978
Includes 1 photographic print (Kodak Land camera image) : color ; approx. 4 in. x 4 in.
Photo of Austin Harmon was taken in December 1977 when he was 77 years old .
BOX-FOLDER 16/7 Southern recording trip - information on contacts, informants, etc., 1939
BOX-FOLDER 16/8 Virginia texts and interviews, 1939
Texts from the Emory Hamilton collection and information on singers recorded by Herbert Halpert on the Southern recording trip
BOX-FOLDER 16/9 Hillbilly songs and records, 1936-1938, 1950, 1962, 1950, 1962
Drafts of two unpublished papers and correspondence (1937-38) with The American Scholar regarding a projected article
BOX-FOLDER 16/10 Hillbilly songs on records - interviews with producers, circa 1936
BOX-FOLDER 16/11 Hillbilly records from commercial catalogs - lists, circa 1936
Subseries 7: Folklore from various locations
BOX-FOLDER 16/12 Manchester, New Hampshire - folktales and miscellaneous, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 17/1 New Hampshire folktales, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 17/2 South Carolina folktales, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 17/3 Ohio folktales, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 17/4 Carlinville (Illinois) folklore, May 1959
From Warren S. Walker
BOX-FOLDER 17/5 Folklore of sports (Illinois manuscript), undated
BOX-FOLDER 17/6 Arkansas folklore, Fall 1960
BOX-FOLDER 17/7 Folktales and songs, 1951, 1996
From Mrs. Charles G. Woodbury, Washington, D.C.
BOX-FOLDER 17/8 Songs and stories, 1961
From Mrs. Charles G. Woodbury, Washington, D.C.
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