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Series 1: Herbert Halpert's fieldwork (continued)
Subseries 9: Inventories and documentation for recordings
BOX 18 Sound recording disc sleeves
211 original sleeves, most with handwritten notes.
BOX-FOLDER 17/9 Labels and other manuscript materials accompanying original sound recordings, 1938-1951, undated
Includes a combination of originals and photocopies.
Series 2: Writings and conference papers
Unless otherwise specified all writings and papers are by Herbert Halpert.
BOX-FOLDER 17/10 Singing on the Sidewalks: Folk Rhymes and Singing Games of New York City Children (1/2), 1940
Halpert's M.A. thesis from Columbia University, submitted for publication to the University of Chicago Press and rejected. Accompanied by a copy of a letter from Violetta Halpert (dated April 2004) and a photocopy of the original folder.
BOX-FOLDER 17/11 Singing on the Sidewalks: Folk Rhymes and Singing Games of New York City Children (2/2), 1940
See the note for Box-Folder 17/10.
BOX-FOLDER 17/12 "Folk Tales and Legends of New Jersey," 1953
Text of a paper given by Herbert Halpert at the annual Modern Language Association meeting, on December 30, 1953. Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 17/13 "Intensive Collecting in a Small Area: the New Jersey Pines," 1958
Notes and documentation for a paper given by Herbert Halpert at the annual Modern Language Association meeting, on December 28, 1958.
BOX-FOLDER 17/14 "Hunting Songs and Singers in New Jersey," April 1981
Notes on talk by Herbert Halpert
BOX-FOLDER 17/15 Published articles using material from the Indiana collection, 1949-1950, 1957
Three published articles by Violetta Halpert.
Series 3: Research and publicity
Includes newspaper clippings copies of published papers, photocopies of published works requested by Herbert Halpert for his research, and accompanying correspondence and documentation.
BOX-FOLDER 17/16 Halpert collecting/collection at Murray State College (Kentucky), 1947-1956
BOX-FOLDER 17/17 Kentucky-Tennessee folklore/folkways and news (1/2), 1940-1959, undated
Most of the folder content includes newspaper clippings
BOX-FOLDER 19/1 Kentucky-Tennessee folklore/folkways and news (2/2), 1940-1959, undated
Includes programs from festivals and an exhibit.
BOX-FOLDER 19/2 Book slips and cards
From or in reference to the Allan M. Trout collections.
BOX-FOLDER 19/3 "Greetings," 1949
From the Allan M. Trout collection. Clippings of the column "Greetings," which focused on folklore, humor, and related topics, published in the Louisville Courier-Journal
BOX-FOLDER 19/4 "Greetings" (Allan M. Trout collection), 1950
See the note for Box-Folder 19/3.
BOX-FOLDER 19/5 "Greetings" (Allan M. Trout collection), 1951
See the note for Box-Folder 19/3.
BOX-FOLDER 19/6 "Greetings" (Allan M. Trout collection), 1952
See the note for Box-Folder 19/3.
BOX-FOLDER 19/7 "Greetings" (Allan M. Trout collection), 1953
See the note for Box-Folder 19/3.
BOX-FOLDER 19/8 "Greetings" (Allan M. Trout collection), 1954
See the note for Box-Folder 19/3.
BOX-FOLDER 19/9 "Greetings" (Allan M. Trout collection), 1955
See the note for Box-Folder 19/3.
BOX-FOLDER 20/1 "Greetings" (Allan M. Trout collection), 1956
See the note for Box-Folder 19/3. This folder includes typed note slips, as if for a reference file.
BOX-FOLDER 20/2 Voyagers to the West, by Bernard Bailyn (excerpt), 1986
Photocopy of the cover page, plus pages 245-259 from this book on the demand for labor in the colonial iron industry in America.
BOX-FOLDER 20/3 South Jersey Pines - description, geography, industries, 1859-1979
Photocopies from various published sources.
BOX-FOLDER 20/4 New Jersey seashore, 1887, 1978
Photocopied pages from Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the olden time, by John F. Watson; 1857; reprinted 1887.
BOX-FOLDER 20/5 Bears in New Jersey, 1907, 1982
Photocopies of published articles.
BOX-FOLDER 20/6 New Jersey Pines, 1894-1994
Photocopies of published articles from various sources.
BOX-FOLDER 20/7 New Jersey Pines - articles and excerpts, 1918-1987
Includes photocopies of published materials and original programs from events.
BOX-FOLDER 20/8 Industries in South Jersey, 1930-1931
Typescripts of research for introductory chapter on the Pines.
BOX-FOLDER 20/9 Halpert collecting in the New Jersey Pines, circa 1937-1940
BOX-FOLDER 20/10 New Jersey - newspaper clippings, 1937-1978, undated
BOX-FOLDER 20/11 New Jersey Pine Barrens: articles and pamphlets, 1942-1983, undated
BOX-FOLDER 20/12 "The Eternal Melody of Piney Music," by Peggy Morgan, 1984
Photocopy of an article published in The Inquirer, the Sunday supplement to The Philadelphia Inquirer.
BOX-FOLDER 20/13 Pinelands commission - correspondence and published articles, circa 1987
An inquiry letter from Halpert to the Pinelands Commission, and published literature and photocopies, which seem to have been sent to him as part of a response.
BOX-FOLDER 20/14 New Jersey - background, 1900
Typed excerpts from The Daily Union History of Atlantic City and County, by John F. Hall (1900)
BOX-FOLDER 20/15 Articles on the subject of iron in the Pine Barrens, 1964, 1990, 1997
BOX-FOLDER 21/1 New Jersey iron smelting, 1994-1995
BOX-FOLDER 21/2 Pine Barrens: ecosystem and landscape, edited by Richard T.T. Forman, 1979
Handwritten notes on a separate sheet, plus the photocopied title page and table of contents. Most of the book was photocopied; this photocopy was deaccessioned (it had no notes from Halpert)
BOX-FOLDER 21/3 Ramapo, New York, 1938
Clipping from the New York Times about Halpert's collectiving activities.
BOX-FOLDER 21/4 "The Old Folks Say," Dr. Ruth Ann Musick, circa 1948-1949
Newspaper clippings on West Virginia folklore
Series 4: Student research - Indiana, 1940-1941
Subseries 1: Student fieldwork
These are not formally-written papers. They are handwritten submissions from the students as the folklore collectors and/or informants. This subseries was received with papers organized alphabetically by student surname.
BOX-FOLDER 21/5 File folder and cover sheet
BOX-FOLDER 21/6 Adamson - Bartz
BOX-FOLDER 21/7 Baxter - Bennett
BOX-FOLDER 21/8 Bertza - Butler
BOX-FOLDER 21/9 Conjalka - Cropp
BOX-FOLDER 21/10 Davis - Dix
BOX-FOLDER 21/11 Dobkins - Edwards
BOX-FOLDER 21/12 Endress - Gamhill
BOX-FOLDER 21/13 Geyer - Gray
BOX-FOLDER 21/14 Hamilton - Higgins
BOX-FOLDER 21/15 Hirsch - Irwin
BOX-FOLDER 22/1 Jackson - Kerr
BOX-FOLDER 22/2 Klaus - Long
BOX-FOLDER 22/3 Lopp - Misch
BOX-FOLDER 22/4 Moody - Myers
BOX-FOLDER 22/5 McBride - Parks
BOX-FOLDER 22/6 Payne - Rappaport
BOX-FOLDER 22/7 Reeves - Rosenbush
BOX-FOLDER 22/8 Roy - Sclipcea
BOX-FOLDER 22/9 Shaikun - Specht
BOX-FOLDER 22/10 Squire - Walsh
BOX-FOLDER 22/11 Wampler - Zimmy
BOX-FOLDER 22/12 Notes and drafts
Subseries 2: Classified belief slips
The order of groupings has been maintained from the order in which the materials were received.
BOX-FOLDER 23/1 Informants
BOX-FOLDER 23/2 Childlore
BOX-FOLDER 23/3 Dreams
BOX-FOLDER 23/4 Good luck charms
From the documentation: Signs and charms involving objects (talismans)
BOX-FOLDER 23/5 Household (good and bad luck)
From the documentation: Practically all taboos
BOX-FOLDER 23/6 Household (cooking, cleaning)
BOX-FOLDER 23/7 Animals, etc.
BOX-FOLDER 23/8 Fish and reptiles (snakes, frogs, toads, turtles)
BOX-FOLDER 23/9 Days and holidays (lucky and unlucky)
BOX-FOLDER 23/10 Superstition - good luck - dreams
BOX-FOLDER 23/11 Sailoring
BOX-FOLDER 23/12 Sports
BOX-FOLDER 23/13 Witchcraft
BOX-FOLDER 23/14 Supernatural
BOX-FOLDER 24/1 Funeral, death
BOX-FOLDER 24/2 Legends about people
BOX-FOLDER 24/3 Place names and naming stories
BOX-FOLDER 24/4 Omens and premonitions
BOX-FOLDER 24/5 Friendship
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