A Guide to the Folklore and Music of Virginia Clippings , 1924-1978 AC 019

A Guide to the Folklore and Music of Virginia Clippings , 1924-1978

A Collection in
University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University
Collection number AC 019


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Repository
University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University
Collection number
AC 019
Title
Folklore and Music of Virginia Clippings , 1924-1978
Physical Characteristics
0.5 Linear feet.
Collector
McConnell Library
Location
Locked in compact shelving, level 1, shelf 30F.
Language
English
Abstract
Contains materials collected in vertical clipping files in McConnell Library under the broad topic of folklore.Contains news clippings, pamphlets, booklets, student papers, and documents.For the full collection see the finding aid.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

An appointment for research is required. The collection is open for research. No interlibrary loan.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Folklore and Music of Virginia Clippings, Appalachian Collection, McConnell Library, Radford University, Radford, VA. Folklore and Music of Virginia Clippings , Accession # AC 019, University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University

Acquisition Information

Regional History vertical files in McConnell Library.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Custodial History

Materials were originally collected in regional history vertical files in McConnell Library from the 1940s-1970s, and moved to this collection in 2011.


Scope and Content

This collection contains newspaper clippings from 1958-1976 covering various topics in music, folktales and folksongs. Booklets and brochures cover events such as the performance of Feather Crowns by William Stapleton Long and the 29th annual convention of the Virginia Federation of Music Clubs. A script for Our Yesterday and a flyer for the Skyline Bluegrass Festival are also included. Miscellaneous articles include a bulletin called Virginia Folklore Society, a newsletter from the University of Virginia about Folklore and Folksongs in Virginia and a book The Mountain Mystery by G.M.N Parker.Various documents such as Folklore in Virginia and Collection of Folktales round out the collection.

Arrangement

Box 1. Newspaper Clippings, Booklets, Brochures, Documents and Miscellaneous items of Folklore and Music of Virginia.