Guide to the Joan O'Bryant Kansas Folklore Collection


Collection Summary

Title: The Joan O'Bryant Kansas Folklore Collection
Call Number: MS 2002-10
Size: 42.0 linear feet
Acquisition: Donation of The Wichita Public Library.
Processed by: JLY, 3/2002



Literary Rights

Literary rights were granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.


Content Note

The Joan O'Bryant Kansas Folklore Collection consists of collected folklore and folklore projects. The collected folklore includes notecards and audio recordings featuring songs, stories, riddles, sayings and other pieces of oral lore. It also contains quilt block patterns and research papers discussing various folklore topics. The folklore projects, produced as the Unburnished Mirror, were based on the materials found in the O'Bryant collection and include audio recordings, slides and a video. The materials in the collection are based primarily in the folklore of Kansas, but also include oral lore from other states and countries. Most of the collected materials date from the late 1950s to mid 1960 whereas The Unburnished Mirror and other produced projects are from the early 1980s.


Administrative History

Joan O'Bryant was born in Wichita, Kansas in 1923. She attended Wichita University, where she graduated with of Masters of Arts in Creative Writing in 1949. After graduation she worked on plans for a folklore studies class. Soon after she was teaching folklore studies classes at the university, as well as in Pittsburg, Kansas and Gunnison, Colorado, during the summers. Joan O'Bryant was also an accomplished singer and guitar player and released two records of authentic folk music on Folkways Records in the late 1950s. O'Bryant was killed in an automobile accident near Ouray, Colorado in 1964.


Series Listing

Series 1 Box 1 - Box 44 Collected Folklore.
  Series 1.1 Box 1 - Box 35 Oral Lore. This sub-series contains handwritten pieces of oral lore collected by Joan O'Bryant and her students. They are arranged in several different fashions: General Lore ( Boxes 1 - 21) are arranged alphabetically by either subject matter (i.e. weather) or genre (i.e. riddle, song). Kansas Lore (Boxes 22 - 28) are arranged alphabetically by town or city name. Lore from Other States (Boxes 28 - 34) are arranged alphabetically by state name. Student Lore (Box 34) these cards tell the story of the student collectors responsible for the vast collection of oral lore and are not arranged. General Lore (Box 35 FF 1 - 2) are arranged alphabetically by informant's last name. Riddles (Box 35 FF 3) are not arranged. Song Lyrics (Box 35 FF 4 -7) are arranged alphabetically.
  Series 1.2 Box 36 - Box 43 FF 2 Field Recordings. This sub-series contains field recordings made by Joan O'Bryant and her students. The recordings were originally recorded on reel to reel, and some have been transferred to cassette tape. The recordings are arranged by a numbering system established by the original owners of this collection.
  Series 1.3 Box 43 FF 3 - Box 44 Quilt Block Patterns. This sub-series contains photocopied samples of quilt block patterns arranged alphabetically (Box 43 FF 3 - 5) and actual samples of the patterns (Box 44).
  Series 1.4 Box 44A Professional Recordings. This sub-series includes (2) records featuring Joan O'Bryant singing and playing guitar. They were released commercially by Folkways Records. The series also contains (3) photos of O'Bryant and an article written about her after her death in 1964.
Series 2   Box 45 - Box 47 Folklore Education. This series consists of materials used by O'Bryant while teaching folklore classes and research projects by O'Bryant's students. The research projects are alphabetized by author's last name, but have also been described by subject.
Series 3   Box 48 - Box 50 The Unburnished Mirror and Other Folklore Projects. The series includes projects whose research relied on the Joan O'Bryant Folklore Collection. The Unburnished Mirror was a group of projects and performances held at the Wichita Public Library and includes audio cassettes, video cassettes, and slides. Additional projects include audio cassettes, slides and research papers.
Series 4   Box 50 Artifacts. The materials in this box are examples of folklore artifacts including apple head dolls and other hand made pieces.
Series 5   Box 51 Oversized. The materials in this series include (2) quilt block scrapbooks and promotional posters for the Unburnished Mirror programs.
Series 6   Box 52 - Box 54 Additional Copies. The materials in these boxes are additional copies of The Unburnished Mirror: An Interpretive Study of Folklore and Content Description of the Joan O'Bryant Folklore Collection and audio cassettes from the Unburnished Mirror performances.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1-- Collected Folklore
 
Series 1.1-- Oral Lore
Box 1 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore. The box contains oral lore collected on notecards by O'Bryant and her students in various genres. The entries may also include the Informant's name and address, and the date collected. Entries are arranged alphabetically by subject: [A] Age, Anatomy, Animals, Animal Husbandry, Animal Lore, Animal Stories, Asseverations, Astronomy, Athletics, Autograph Album
Box 2 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore: [A] Autograph Album, [B] Ballad, Beauty, Birds, Births & Pregnancy, Bleeding, Branding, Burns, [C] Campus, Catches or Sells, Celebrations, Chants, Charms, Childhood, Clothing
Box 3 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [C] Clothing, Cold/Respiratory, Color, Cooking/Preserving, Cosmetics, Counting, Courtship & Marriage, Cowboy, Crops
Box 4 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [C] Cures
Box 5 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [C] Cures, Customs
Box 6 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [C] Customs, [D] Dance, Death, Death Premonitions, Derisive, Divination, Dreams, [E] Earache, Elimination
Box 7 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [E] Emotion, Epitaphs, Eye, [F] Farming, Finger, Food, Friendship, [G] Games, [H] Headache, Holiday
Box 8 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [H] Household, Household Hints, Husbandry, [I] Illness, Insects, Itching, [J] Jokes- (Anecdotes; Beatniks; Books/Authors; Daffynitions; Droodles; Knock Knock)
Box 9 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [J] Jokes- (Moron; Political; Practical; Sick; Slogans; Smart Aleck; Miscellaneous), Jump Rope, [L] Legends, Limericks, Local Color, Lost Mines & Buried Treasure, Love, Luck
Box 10 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [L] Luck- (Bad Luck; Good Luck)
Box 11 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [L] Lullabies, [M] Macaronic Verse, Marriage & Courtship, Measles & Mumps, Mining Stories, Mnemonics, Money, Moon Signs, Moron Stories, [N] Names, Names- (Imperative, Naming of Person, Nicknames, Place Names), Nonsense, Numerology, Nursery
Box 12 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [O] Obstetrics/Gynecology, Occupation, Oil Fields, [P] Parasites, Parodies, Planting, Practitioners, Pregnancy, Prevention, Proverbs, Proverbs- (Perverted), [Q] Quilting, [R] Recipes
Box 13 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [R] Recipes, Recitations, Religious, Reptiles, Rheumatism, Rhymes
Box 14 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [R] Rhymes, Riddles (Arithmetical; Biblical; Catches; Animal; Enumeration; Person; Plant; Thing; Description; Genealogical; How; Logic; Miscellaneous; Neck; Spelling; What; When; Who; Where; Why; Non-Oral; General)
Box 15 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [R] Riddles (General), Rites, [S] Sayings (A - L)
Box 16 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [S] Sayings (M - Z; Miscellaneous), Short Tales, Short Verses, Size, Smart Aleck, Songs
Box 17 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [S] Songs, Speech/Dialect
Box 18 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [S] Speech/Dialect, Stories
Box 19 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [S] Stories- (Knock Knock Stories; Grandma's True Stories; Shaggy Dog Stories), Strange Happenings, Supernatural Powers, Superstitions, [T] Tales
Box 20 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [T] Teasing, Terminology, Therapeutics, Toasts, Tongue Twisters, Toys, Tricks, [W] War Stories, Warts, Weather
Box 21 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore: [W] Weather, Wishes, Women,
Box 22 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore-Kansas. The box contains oral lore collected on notecards by O'Bryant and her students in various genres. The entries may also include the Informant's name and address, and the date collected. Entries are arranged alphabetically by town name: [A] Abilene, Agra, Altamont, Alton, Altoona, Antelope, Anthony, Andale, Arcadia, Ark City, Arlington, Argonia, Arma, Ashland, Assaria, Atchison, Attica, Augusta, Axtell, [B] Barber County, Barnard, Baxter Springs, Belle Plain, Benedict, Bentley, Beverly, Big Bow, Bird City, Bluff City, Bourbon County, Brazilton, Bronson, Bucklin, Buhler, Bull City, Burden, Burlington, Burrton, Butler County, [C] Caldwell, Caney, Centerville, Chapman, Chanute, Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, Chase County, Chelsea, Cherokee, Cherryvale, Chetopa, Clearwater, Coffey County, Coffeyville, Coldwater, Colony, Columbus, Concordia, Cowley County, Crawford County, [D] Damar, Danville, Deerfield, Dearing, Dennis, Derby, Dodge City, Donville, Douglas, [E] Earlton, Economy, Edwards County, Eldorado, Elk City, Elkhart, Ellenwood, Ellis, Ellsworth, Elmdale, Elmwood, Elsmore, Emporai, Erie, Ensign, Eureka, [F] Fall River, Farlington, Fort Riley, Fort Scott
Box 23 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore-Kansas: [F] Fowler, Fredonia, Frontenac, Fulton, [G] Galena, Garfield, Garland, Garnett, Geneseo, Girard, Glen Elder, Goddard, Goodland, Greenwich, Great Bend, Greeley, Greensburg, Greenbush, Gridley, Grinell, [H] Halstead, Hamilton, Hardtner, Harper, Hartford, Hartner, Haviland, Haven, Havensville, Hays, Haysville, Hazelton, Herrington, Hesston, Hiatville, Hiawatha, Hillsboro, Hoisington, Holton, Howard, Hugoton, Humboldt, Hutchinson, [I] Independence, Iola, Isabel, [J] Jarbalo, Johnson, Junction City
Box 24 Collected Field Work--Oral Lore-Kansas: [K] Kansas City, Kechi, Keelville, Kendall, Kennington, Kincaid, Kinsley, Kiowa, Kingman, Kirwin, [L] Labette County, Lafontaine, Larned, Lawrence, Leavenworth, Leon, Leoti, Leroy, Liberal, Lincoln, Lincoln County, Lindsborg, Longford, Lucas, Luray, [M] Madison, Manhattan, Marienthal, Marion, Matfield Green, Maxville, McCune, McPherson, Meade, Medicine Lodge, Melrose, Melvern, Mentor, Minneola, Moline, Monmouth, Montezuma, Morehead, Mound Chapel, Mound Valley, Moundridge, Mulberry, Mullinville, Mulvane, Murdock, [N] Natoma, Neodesha, Neosho County, Ness City, Newton, Nickerson, [O] Oberlin, Olathe, Olpe, Opolis, Osage City, Oswego, Ottawa, Oxford, [P] Palco, Paola, Parsons, Peabody, Peck, Peru, Piedmont, Pilsen, Pittsburgh
Box 25 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Kansas: [P] Plainfield, Plains, Plevna, Potwin, Pratt, Prescott, Preston, [R] Radley, Rawlins County, Redfield, Reece, Remington, Rest, Rooks County, Rosalia, Rose Hill, Russell, [S] Sabetha, Saint John, Saint Marks, Saint Marys, Salina, Savonburg, Scammons, Scott City, Sedan, Sedgwick, Sedgwick County, Severy, Seneca, Sharon, Shawnee, Silverdale, Smith Center, Spearville, Stafford, Stanton, Sterling, Sun City, Syracuse, [T] Thayer, Topeka, Trousdale, Troy, Turner, Turon, Tyro, [U] Udall, Ulysses, [V] Valley Center, Valley Falls, Viola, [W] Wakefield, Wallace, Waverly, Wayside, Weir, Wellington, West Mineral, Wichita
Box 26 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Kansas: [W] Wichita
Box 27

Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Kansas: [W] Wichita
Box 28 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Kansas and Other States: [W] Wichita, Wichita County, Williamsburg, Wilson County, Winfield, Wyandotte County, Yates Center, General Kansas. The following pieces of oral lore were collected in places other than Kansas: [A] Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, [C] California, Colorado
Box 29 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Other States: [C] Colorado, Connecticut, [F] Florida, [G] Georgia, [H] Hawaii, [I] Iowa, Idaho
Box 30 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Other States: [I] Illinois, Indiana, [K] Kentucky, [L] Louisiana, [M] Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri
Box 31 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Other States: [M] Montana, [N] Nebraska, Nevada, New England, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, [O] Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, [P] Pennsylvania, [R] Rhode Island, [S] South Carolina, South Dakota, [T] Tennessee, Texas
Box 32 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Other States: [T] Texas, [U] Utah, [V] Vermont, Virginia, [W] Washington, Washington D.C., Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming, [Other] Foreign Countries, Unidentified
Box 33 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Other: [Other] Unidentified
Box 34 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Other: [Other] Unidentified, Student Biographies
Box 35 FF 1 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore: A - J. The folder contains oral lore collected by O'Bryant and her students in various genres including poems, songs, superstitions, and stories. Each piece is accompanied by information which may include Informant's Name and Age, Type of Lore, Date and Place Collected, Informant's Biography, and Collector's Name. The pieces are alphabetized by Informant's last name.
Box 35 FF 2 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore: K - Z..
Box 35 FF 3 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Riddles. The folder contains typed riddles collected by O'Bryant and her students with Informant's name, and location and date given.
Box 35 FF 4 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Song Lyrics, A - G. The folder contains song lyrics (alphabetized by title) collected by O'Bryant and her students. The lyrics were transcribed after recorded performances. The lyrics include name of collector, name of transcriber, the song title, the location and date of performance, and location of recording on reel to reel tape [These locations do not match the reel to reel tapes located in Box 36 - Box].
Box 35 FF 5 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Song Lyrics, H - M..
Box 35 FF 6 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Song Lyrics, N - S.
Box 35 FF 7 Collected Folklore--Oral Lore--Song Lyrics, T - Z.
 
Series 1.2-- Field Recordings
Box 36 FF 1 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #1 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Performance by Olive Smith Kelly, songs: SIDE A: Little Joe the Wrangler's Sister Nell, Empty Cot in the Bunkhouse, Wreck of Number Nine, They Cut Down the Old Pine Tree, Oh Mona, Down in the Canebrake, Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe, When I Was a Little Boy, A Frog Went A-Courtin', Down On that Bingo Farm, Letter Edged in Black, When the Works All Done this Fall, Rovin' Gambler, I Don't Work for a Living, Hand Me Down My Walking Cane, Prisoner's Song, Whoopie Ti-yi-yay. SIDE B: I Wish I Was a Single Girl Again, Cowboy Jack, Cowboy's Dream, Ain't Got No Use for the Woman, I Been Workin' on the Railroad, Sourwood Mt., Little Black Moustache, Cindy, Worried Man Blues, Crawdad Song, I'm Gonna Get Married, My Momma Told Me, My Old Hound Dog, The Little Man, She's Mine All Mine, Bendemeer's Stream, Hallelujah I'm a Bum, Sweet Betsy from Pike, Virginia Moonshiner, It Ain't Gonna Rain No More, New River Train. Performances were collected by Gertrude Edens for English 361- American Folklore class. [See Research Projects Box 45 FF 26]
Box 36 FF 2 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #2 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: SIDE A: Ballad of Sam Bass, Wreck of the Old 97, Cindy, This Morning- This Evening, So Soon, Boll Weevil, Punchin' the Dough, Barbara Allen, Rainbow Willow. SIDE B: Rovin' Gambler, Farmer's Cursed Wife (Satan and 10 Little Devils), Sloop John B., Dan Jamine, Crawdad Song, Skip to My Lou, When the Sun Goes Down. Recordings were collected May 1, 1961.
Box 36 FF 3 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #3 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Unidentified performer(s), songs unidentified.
Box 36 FF 4 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #4 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Performance by Larry Armstrong w/guitar, songs: You Gotta Quit Kickin' My Dog Around, Billy Richardson's Last Ride, The Good Ship Venus, The Pirate Song, Trouble On My Mind, So Long It's Been Good to Know Ya. Performance by Sara Richardson of rural Valley Center, songs: unidentified, Child's Lullaby, inaudible title, The Irish Lad, unidentified poem from Ireland, My Brother, inaudible title, unidentified (partial). Performances were collected by Sally Randall, May 16, 1962 and May 17, 1962 respectively.
Box 36 FF 5 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #5 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Performance by Anna Sells(?), stories about grandfather who was an Indian Agent, and two folk signs. Performance by Mrs. Edgar M. Leech, stories about Douglas Avenue, the naming of Wichita streets, and Wichita history. Performance by John A. Roads, stories about water witching and his life in Kansas in and around Wichita. Performance by Mrs. John A. Roads, water witching story. Performance by John A. Roads, a Texas tall tale and stories about his school days in Butler County, Kansas.
Box 36 FF 6 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel # 6 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Billie Ann Hefner, song: On Top Of Old Smokey. Performance by Roy Norris, story about Scammons, Kansas. Performance by Rex C. Higgins, story about the opening of the Cherokee Strip. Performance by Sally Shank, song: A Pretty Fair Maid. Performance by Paul White, story about haunted building in Kentucky. Performance by Gary Miner, song: I Love Little Willie. Performance by George Harshberger and Max Comeaux, songs: Powder River, Letter Edged in Black, Sam Hall. Performance by Deanne Davis, story about grandparents near Salina, Kansas. Performance by Graham Budd, story about the "Spook Lights" of Hardisty, Oklahoma. Performance by Bill Weisner, story about a flint gun, song: Molly Vaughan. Performance by Wilma Smith, story about a western marriage ceremony. Performance by John Shaft, story about his great-great-grandfather in 1837 Michigan. Performance by Judy Cook, song: Grandmother's House. Performance by Janice Self, song: Spanish is the Loving Tongue. SIDE B: Performance by Jane Whitton, two scary stories. Performance by Jim Pease, ghost story set in Oklahoma. Performance by Rebecca Dudrey, songs: The True Lovers Farewell, Stuttering Song. Performance by Willard Talbert, T.B. story. Performance by Delmar Kuhlman, song: When the Roses Bloom Again. Performance by Dwain Fisher, ghost story. Performance by Leanna Swope, family reunion story. Performance by Don Brandner, songs: Frog in Spring, The Fate of the Fleagle Gang. Performance by Pat Bockelman, song: Duncan and Brady. Performance by Edgar Webb, songs: Old Smokey, Rye Whiskey. Performance by Kathleen Corrigan, pioneer days story. Performance by Joan Strohmeyer, ghost story. Performance by Carolyn Morris, ghost story. Performances were collected by Joan O'Bryant, May 11, 1959, during a Wichita State University Folklore Class.
Box 36 FF 7 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #7 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Folklore Class, April 29, 1957." Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 36 FF 8 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #8 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Class Tape- Spring 1960." Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 36 FF 9 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #9 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Janice Myers." Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 36 FF 10 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #10 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Folklore Class, March 27, 1961." Performance by the class, songs: Hangman, Brazos River. Performance by Harold Trapp, song: The Fox. Performance by Martha Miller, song: Lottie Green. Performance by the class, song: Baranders. Performance by Daryle Cook, song: Roving Gambler. Performance by the class, song: The Nightmare. Performance by "Me" (Joan O'Bryant?), songs: Rome County, Johnny Doyle, Savannah Town, Rising Sun Blues."
Box 36 FF 11 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #11 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Barre Toolkan, recorded at Pullman, Washington, March 1958." Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 36 FF 12 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #12 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Carol Ann Woodard." Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 36 FF 13 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #13 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "John Blanchat, Spring 1961- Portion of Term Project, Tales of Runny- Made by (?) Nye, and Songs: After the Battle Root and Little Black Me." Specific performer(s)/performances are unknown at this time. [See Research Projects, Box 47 FF 9]
Box 36 FF 15 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #15 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Crawdad Hole, Are You Tired of Me My Darling?, Be Nobody's Darling But Mine, Gangster's Warning, Jesse James, Flower Blooming in the Wildwood, Little Sweetheart, That Gal of Mine, The Pictures on the Wall, I Saw the Light." Specific performer(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 36 FF 16 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #16 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Collected from Audry J. Blalack by Lloyd Miller." Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 36 FF 17 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #17 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Songs by Edgar Webb: Way Up by the Western Water Tower, Ten Hundred Thousand Years Ago, She'll be Comin' Round the Mountain, Darky Sunday School, It Ain't Gonna Rain No More, Jacob's Ladder, I Ain't Gonna Rain No More, Green Grow the Rushes, Sippin' Cider, Old MacDonald's Farm, Hole in the Bottom of the Sea, Dinah, Johnny Rebeck's Machine, Clementine, Paddle Song, King of the Cannibal Islands, John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt, Rag-Time Cowboy Joe, Old Mother Leary, Once I Went in Swim(?), A Silver Spade, The Poor Old Slave, Stodala, One Man Went to Mow, Rounds"
Box 37 FF 1 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #18 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "A. C. Swindell, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Lackey, May 6, 1969." Cassette includes: Unidentified performers, songs: unidentified, unidentified, Put Your Foot Down, Chase that Rabbit and Chase the Squirrel, unidentified, inaudible title, unidentified, inaudible title, unidentified, unidentified, Mockingbird Hill, Sioux City Sue, unidentified, I Took Her to the Dance, unidentified. [See Research Projects, Box 47 FF 30]
Box 37 FF 2 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #19 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Daryle Cook, songs: Somebody's Darling, Wildwood Flower, Barbara Allen, When the Bees are in the Hive, Anyplace I Hang My Hat is Home Sweet Home, Yodeling Song, (?), Punchin' the Dough, Lazy Bones, (?), Farther Along, Lazy Bones, Takin' It Easy, Shall the Circle Be Unbroken, I Can't Feel at Home in this World Anymore, Just a Closer Walk with Thee, Peace in the Valley, John B. Sails, They Call the Wind Mariah, Boll Weevil." Cassette includes: Performance by Daryle Cook, songs: Lazy Bones, (?), Farther Along, Lazy Bones, Takin' It Easy, Shall the Circle Be Unbroken, I Can't Feel at Home in this World Anymore, Just a Closer Walk with Thee, Peace in the Valley, John B. Sails, They Call the Wind Mariah, Boll Weevil
Box 37 FF 3 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #20 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Performance by Carl Smith, songs: SIDE A: The Tragic Romance, The Wreck of Old 97, Drink To Me, Blue Eyed Darling. Performance by Ruby Odell, song: Cowboy Jack. Performance by Maxine Runyon, song: Letter Edged in Black. Performance by Bill Mills, song: Silver Threads Among the Gold. Performance by Ray Odell and Bob Mumbower, songs include: You Are My Sunshine, Heartaches by the Number. Performance by Mable Woody, songs include: There's a Mother Old and Gray, Jack and Joe, Two Little Girls in Blue, When the Leaves Come Drifting. SIDE B: Performance by Lyle Howard, songs include: I'm Going Down to Home, Old Joe Clark. Performance by Dick Query, songs include: Green Grass Growing All Around, The Cat Went Fiddle-Di-Tee, 'Tis the Old Time Religion. Performances were collected by Kathryn Woody, Nella Wolf and Ida Mae Query, July 1961. [See Research Project, Box 47 FF 25]
Box 37 FF 4 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #21 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Campus Song of Wichita, Kansas, 2nd Semester, 1959-60. Performances collected by Charlene Taylor." Cassette includes: Unidentified performers, songs unidentified. [See Research Projects, Box 47 FF 7]
Box 37 FF 5 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #22 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Alaskan Folklore- Stories by Mrs. D. Steele." Cassette includes: Performance by Don Cannon, early stories about Newton, Kansas. Performance by Jim Herlocker, practical joke story. Performance, Martha (?), Kansas oil story. Tape is inaudible then leads into Alaskan folklore stories.
Box 37 FF 6 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #23 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Ralph Hinman & Virgil Parcel- Songs of World War II, May 16, 1960." Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs are unidentified. [See Research Projects, Box 47 FF 30]
Box 37 FF 7 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #24 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Performance by Anna Tyres (?) collected by G. Budd." Cassette includes: unidentified performer(s)/performance(s) and is echoed making it a difficult listen.
Box 37 FF 8 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #25 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Performances by Susan Evans, songs: Red Headed Stranger, In the Dusty Old Attic, The Ski Song, Toomballalika, Hi Ho Hi Ho, Blue Shadows on the Trail, Long Time Ago, The Talking Union, Ride Tenderfoot Ride, unidentified, The Strawberry Road, Gypsy Davy, The Female Graduate Student Blues. The cassette tape has an additional unrelated voice track recorded along with singing. The performances were collected on April 29, 1962 at Northwestern University, Illinois.
Box 37 FF 9 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #26 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Unidentified performer(s)/performance(s). Cassette tape is inaudible.
Box 37 FF 10 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #27 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Songs by Mrs. Herb Stoten, Hamilton, Kansas, Semester Project by Roy H. Norris, March 7, 1959." Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Margaret Saxer, song: unidentified. Performance by Mrs. Norman Saxer, songs: The Blind Child's Prayer, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Waitin' For a Train, unidentified. Unidentified performer, song: Everybody Works but Father. Performance by Mrs. Norman Saxer, songs: unidentified. The performances were collected by Margaret Saxer, July 2, 1959 near Fort Scott, Kansas. SIDE B: Unidentified performer, game (partial), songs: unidentified.
Box 37 FF 11 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #28 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Project of Darrel E. Davis." Cassette includes: Performance by Mrs. Roy H. Davis, songs: The Picture On the Wall, To-La-Loo-La-Lay, Red Wing, Old Dan Tucker, Old Joe Clark, Miller Boy, Mother's Bible, We'll All Go Down to Rouser, Jingle Joe, Wreck of the Number Nine, Preacher and the Bear, Farther Along, Sweet By and By. Performance by Roy H. Davis, songs on harmonica: Soldiers Joy, Take Me Back to Colorado, When the Roll is Called Up Yonder, Little Brown Jug, Remember the Red River Valley, Red Wings, Picture On the Wall, Turkey In the Straw, Fair Charlotte. Performances were collected by Darrel E. Davis.
Box 37 FF 12 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #29 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Mrs. Annie Beal, February 25, 1961. Greenwood Side, Johnny Doyle, 11 Cent Cotton 40 Cent Meat, Turkey In the Straw, Pretty Molly (The Cuckoo), Come Out From Among Them, Up In Kansas."

Cassette includes: All aforementioned songs, but performer/performances are unidentified.

Box 37 FF 13 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #30 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Mrs. George Jordan, Hutchinson, Kansas, May 8, 1959" Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Mary Laird, story: Wicked John and the Devil. Remaining performances are wrong speed and inaudible. SIDE B: Unidentified performer, songs are unidentified.
Box 37 FF 14 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #31 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Arkansas Tape, Summer 1952. Young Shellottie- Sister Sudie (?), Mary of the Wildmoor- Booth Campbell, Black Jack Davy- Mary Jo Davis, Black Jack Davy- Mrs. Davis, The Lady From the West Counterie- Fred High, Californy (story)- Mary Briscow, Were Coming In Arkansas- Mary Briscow, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star- Welsh Carroll". Cassette includes: aforementioned songs, but performers/performances are not identified.
Box 37 FF 15 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #33 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Frank Sawdes, Owen Clifford, Death of the (?), Story of the hoistman knocked in shaft, Story of Frank being dropped in shaft, Story of Frank being dumped in a can" Cassette includes: Performance by Frank, stories about mining.
Box 37 FF 16 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #34 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Folk Songs and verses by Mrs. Ruth Buchanan" Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: Irish Jubilee, The Girl With Many Names, remaining songs are unidentified. [See Research Projects, Box 47 FF 18]
Box 38 FF 1 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #35 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Side #1 Edwards- Convict & Rose, Girl in Blue, Little Willie, True Blue Bill, Moonlight & Skies, Dust Southwest Kansas, Way Out West in Kansas, Renfro Valley, Back to the Mountains, Hobo Bill, My Last Day, Greenback Dollar, Butcher's Boy, Side #2- Butchers' Boy (2nd verse), Wreck of #9, To the Right. Side #2 Stewart- Miss McSorley's Twins, Jesse James, Gooseberry Pie, Old Sod Shanty on Claim, Boston Burglar, Faded Coat of Blue, Babes in the Woods, In 1880, Alabama Coon, Preacher & Bear" Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Wilda Butler Edwards, songs: Convict & Rose, Girl in Blue, Little Willie, True Blue Bill, Moonlight & Skies, Dust Southwest Kansas, Way Out West in Kansas, Renfro Valley, Back to the Mountains, Hobo Bill, My Last Day, Greenback Dollar, Butcher's Boy (partial).SIDE B: Performance by Wilda Butler Edwards, songs: Butchers' Boy (2nd verse), Wreck of #9, To the Right. Performance was collected by Sandra Gaston, April 22, 1961. Performance by Madessa Stewart, songs: Miss McSorley's Twins, Jesse James, Gooseberry Pie, Old Sod Shanty on Claim, Boston Burglar, Faded Coat of Blue, Babes in the Woods, In 1880, Alabama Coon, Preacher & the Bear. Performance was collected by Sandra Gaston, April 23, 1961.
Box 38 FF 2 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #36 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Folk Songs- Harold Trapp May 22, 1961" Cassette includes: SIDE 1: Performance by Mr. Davis, song: Two Little Girls in Blue. Performance by Ted Davis, songs: Jailhouse Blues, Fall In Love, Kentucky Babe. Mountains of Mooring, Cocaine Blues, When I Was Young. Unidentified performer, songs: Jack and Joe or Give My Love to Nell, Arkansas, The Death of the Little Robin, What is Home Without Love, unidentified, unidentified. Performance by Harold Trapp, song: The Blind Child. Performance by Harold Trapp with Carl Adamson on guitar, songs: Fundowa, Aunt Rhodie, The Wind Mariah, Jamaica Farewell. SIDE 2: Performance by Harold Trapp with Carl Adamson on guitar, songs: The Drunken Sailor, Riddle Song, Miss Bailey's Ghost, Lonesome Road, Blow You Winds, The Fox, Wreck of the John B, South Coast, San Miguel, Zombie Jamboree
Box 38 FF 3 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #37 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Songs sung by Mrs. Olasta Kolarik recorded by JoAnne Terrell April 14, 1960" Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Olasta Kolarik, songs: Little Pig Song, Little Birdie in the Tree, The Darkies Song, I Don't Love Nobody, Johnny's History Lesson, The Horseshoe Song, My Brother, Bob White, Put My Little Shoes Away, Little Boy For Sale, Spelling Song, Morior. SIDE B: Performance by Olasta Kolarik, songs: Mill Mae, The Blind Girl. Performances were collected by JoAnne Terrell, April 14, 1960.
Box 38 FF 4 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #38 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Songs by Mrs. Giles Overton" Cassette includes: Performance by Mrs. Giles Overton, songs are unidentified.
Box 38 FF 5 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #39 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Performances by Max and Mary Celestia, Herbert Halper, Carl Withers, Vance Randolph and unidentified person, but specific performances are not identified.
Box 38 FF 6 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #40 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Informant: Mr. Hal H. Spillman Collector: Miss Betty A. Spillman" Cassette includes: Performance by Hal Spillman, songs/stories are unidentified. Performance collected by Betty Spillman.
Box 38 FF 7 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #42 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Dave Ferguson and Oran Gulliford" Cassette includes: Unidentified performer(s) with stories about mining.
Box 38 FF 8 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #43 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Long Gone, Bright Sherman Valley, Dream of a Miner's Child, Rovin' Gambler, Can't You Hear Me Say I Love You, Dying Hobo, Death of Floyd Collins, New River Train, Corn Liquor Still in Georgia, Two Black Crows, Katy-Did Waltz, Polly Ann". Cassette includes: Unidentified performer(s)- recorded from record, songs: aforementioned.
Box 38 FF 9 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #53 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "George & Mary Celestia" Cassette includes: Unidentified performers, songs: unidentified, Old Joe Penny, unidentified.
Box 38 FF 10 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #54 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Tape of Ollie Dumolt on Witching by Ollie Cross, Ellen Karr, Mildred Lawson, July 6, 1961" Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 38 FF 11 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #55 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Folk Songs sung by Mrs. H. W. Reed, May 1961, Ruth Gish- student" Cassette includes: Unidentified Performer, songs are unidentified. [See Research Projects Box 45 FF 31]
Box 38 FF 12 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #57 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "A Singing Camp is a Happy Camp" Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Susan Evans, songs: Aloha, Oh Won't You Sit Down, The Mermaid, Certainly Lord, Grandma Grunts, The Ash Grove, The White Hawk, The Keeper, Lindstead Market, The Little Shepherd Boy, Walking at Night, Shepherdess Walk, This Old Hammer, Kum-by-ya, All Night All Day, Been A-Ridin', Desert Silver Blues, My Homes in Montana, Clop Clop Clop, Delorise. SIDE B: Donkey Riding, Noah's Ark, The Billboard Song, We're Marching, The Grasses are Bending, Hiking Song, The Mountains High, The Mountains High (different comic version), Land of the Silver Birch, The Battered Elm Tree, Whippoorwill, The Wood Child, Where Does the Wind Come From, Our Shalay, Hark to the Chimes, The Wayfarers Grave, The Johnny Appleseed, The Omaha Tribal Prayer, For the Sunshine, The Call of the Fire, Witchcraft, Shalom, Peace of the River, Wisdom, Sing Your Way Home, White Wings, Russian Lullaby, Remember, Chepeta Call, Green Trees/Taps. Performance was collected by Susan Evans, May 13, 1961.
Box 38 FF 13 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #60 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Taped and Transcribed by Jean Showalter. Steel Guitar Rag, E & I Boogie, Banjo's Back in Town, Little Boy Sad, Jealous Lover, Twenty-one Years, He Will Set Your Fields on Fire, Wabash Cannonball, Little Blossom, Careless Love, I Can't Help It, My Pretty Quadroon, Single Girl, Lorena" Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Laveta Stevens, song: Lorena. SIDE B: Performance by Herman Dale Stevens Family/The Offbeats, songs: Steel Guitar Rag, E & I Boogie, Banjo's Back in Town, Little Boy Sad, Jealous Lover, Twenty-one Years, He Will Set Your Fields on Fire, Wabash Cannonball, Little Blossom, Careless Love, I Can't Help It, My Pretty Quadroon, Single Girl. Performances collected by Jean Showalter.
Box 38 FF 14 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #62 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Jane Berry Song Collection" Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Dutch Noah and Slim Petrie, songs: Tennessee Wagoner, Arkansas Traveler, Buffalo Girls, The Fiddlers Rag, The Girl I Left Behind, Turkey in the Straw, Irish Wash Woman, Irish Wash Woman (different version), Soldiers Joy, The Battle of New Orleans (8th of January), The Mockingbird, Black Mountain Rag SIDE B: Performance by Dutch Noah and Slim Petrie, songs: Little Old Sod Shanty on the Plains, The Wreck of the Number Nine, The Convict and the Rose, The Wreck of Old 97, The Mystery of Number Five, The Cowboy's Heaven, Someone will Love Me in Heaven. Performance by Mrs. Parrish, songs: Little Rosewood Casket, Go Tell Aunt Rhodie, Old Missouri Hound dog. Performances collected by Jane Berry. [See Research Projects. Box 45 FF 11]
Box 38 FF 15



Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #64 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Mr. Tom Cook and Mrs. Cook. Track 1- Punchin' the Dough, Strawberry Roam, Miss Liza Brown, Blue Ridge Mountain Home, Lost Train Blues, Wreck of the Old 97, Rainbow Willow, This Morning This Evening, Cindy, Crawdad Song, Satan and Ten Little Devils (Farmer's Cursed Wife), Rubber Dolly, Put Your Little Foot, Waiting for a Train Track 2- Hounder on the Track, Lordy Have Mercy on Me, Ida Red, Cora Lee, Shortnin' Bread, Dan Jamime, Old Arkansas, Buffalo Skinners, By the Old Mill Stream, Just Plain Folks, Let the Rest of the World Go By, I Love Maine It's Just the Same as Sunny Tennessee, Barbara Allen, San Antonio, Boll Weevil, Jack O' Diamonds. Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Tom Cook, songs: Hounder on the Track, Lordy Have Mercy on Me, Ida Red, Cora Lee, Shortnin' Bread, Dan Jamime, Old Arkansas, Buffalo Skinners, By the Old Mill Stream, Just Plain Folks, Let the Rest of the World Go By, I Love Maine It's Just the Same as Sunny Tennessee, Barbara Allen, San Antonio, Boll Weevil, Jack O' Diamonds. SIDE B: Performance by Tom Cook, songs: Punchin' the Dough, Strawberry Roam, Miss Liza Brown, Blue Ridge Mountain Home, Lost Train Blues, Wreck of the Old 97, Rainbow Willow, This Morning This Evening, Cindy, Crawdad Song, Satan and Ten Little Devils (Farmer's Cursed Wife), Rubber Dolly, Put Your Little Foot, Waiting for a Train. Performances were collected by Daryle Cook. [See Research Projects Box 45 FF 19]
Box 38 FF 16 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #78 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Native American songs, but specific performer(s)/performances are unknown.
Box 38 FF 17 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #79 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: unidentified.
Box 39 FF 1 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #82 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "15 Assorted Songs Sung by C. M. Vanderford." Cassette includes: Performance by C. M. Vanderford, songs: Three Robbin' Brothers of Scotland, The Wild Lumberjack, Roving Gambler, My Heart's in the Highland, The Rosewood Casket, Red River Valley, Birmingham Jail, The Titanic, The Boston Burglar, John Hardy, Jesse James, John Henry, Floyd Collins, Blue Tailed Fly, Streets of Laredo. Performances were collected March 29, 1961. [See Research Projects, Box 47 FF 11]
Box 39 FF 2 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #83 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Side 1- Virgil Parcel- 3/1/60 (1-15) Virgil Parcel- 4-5-60 (16-29) Virgil Parcel- 5-2-60 (30) Side 2- Tom Dickerson, Mike Cardenas, Carl & Yolanda Deal- 5-5-60 (1-13) A. C. Swindell, Mr. & Mrs. Hiram Lackey- 5-6-60 (14-23)." Cassette includes: SIDE A: Unidentified performer, songs: unidentified. SIDE B: Unidentified performer(s), songs: unidentified.[See Research Projects, Box 47 FF 30]
Box 39 FF 3 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #84 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Performance by Mrs. Henry Hilton, songs: Mammy's Lullaby, Louie Lou, The Watermelon Growing in the Garden, The Old Yellow Cat, The Old Broken Dolly, The Pretty Moon, remainder of songs unidentified or have inaudible title. Performances were collected by Charlene Towsley, March 27, 1962.
Box 39 FF 4 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #85 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Stories told by Leslye Harder Womer. They are stories told to her by Pioneers around Agra, Kansas." Cassette includes: Performance by Leslye Harder Womer, pioneer stories of Kansas. Performance was collected by Joan Greer, April 22, 1961.
Box 39 FF 5 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #86 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Emmett Baker, 24 May 1962, Side I- Sam Bass, Miss Liza Brown, When the Sun Goes Down, Boll Weevil, Skip To My Lou, Put Your Little Foot Out, Side II- Credit Letter, Satan and His 10 Little Devils, Crawdad Song, Chime Bells, The Roving Gambler." Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Emmett Baker, aforementioned songs. SIDE B: Performance by Emmett Baker, aforementioned songs. Performance was collected by Emmett Baker, May 24, 1962.
Box 39 FF 6 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #87 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "May 18- Mrs. E. R. Walker- Mrs. Margaret Bellman- about 80 and 85 years old- County Feuds- The Benders- Frazer Murder- (Family History) May 18, 1957. Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, aforementioned stories. Performances were collected by Carl Fredell, May 18, 1957.
Box 39 FF 7 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #88 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Mrs. Florence Williams- Gospel Songs & Spirituals." Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: How Did You Feel When You Come Out the Wilderness, Precious Lord Take My Hand, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Old Time Religion, The Old Ship of Zion, Steal Away, If I've Wounded Any Souls Today.
Box 39 FF 8 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #89 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Track I- Lucille Turner Lullabies & Children's Songs of the South. Track II- L. Turner Southern Religious Songs. Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: unidentified. Performance has been recorded from commercial recording.
Box 39 FF 9 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #98 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Rancho Grande, Tall Oak Tree, House of the Rising Sun, Diane, Alabam', Shall the Circle Be Unbroken, I Forgot to Remember When to Forget, ?, Daryle's ?, Folsom Prison Blues, Our Goodman, Frankie & Johnnie, Lordy Have Mercy On Me." Cassette includes: Unidentified performers, aforementioned songs.
Box 39 FF 10 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #100 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Side #1 Interview---Mrs. Coleen Wright---Wichita, Kans. Songs 1. Chocolate Ice Cream Cone, 2. Black Sheep, 3. Mother, Queen of My Heart, 4. Letter Edged in Black, 5. Old Pal of Yesterday. Interview---Ernest Plemones---August, Kans. Poems- Christmas Wish, Poor Little Orphan, Unknown. Song- The Wreck of 143. Tongue twister- The Finest Directions of Old Mother Jackson. Interview---Mr. Ralph Rea--Harrison, Arkansas. Songs- Three versions of the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Tommy Plemones---Songs 1. Home on the Range, 2. Hand Me Down My Walking Cane, 3. Dow in the Valley, 4. Red River Valley, 5. The Old Chisolm Trail, 6. Cowboy Jack, 7. Sweet Daisy of 19 Years Old, 8. Boll Weevil Side. Side #2- 9. Oh Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie, 10. Strawberry Roan, 11. When the Works All Done this Fall, 12. The Covered Wagon Rolled Right Along, 13. Green Grow the Lilacs, 14. Great Speckled Bird, 15. Farther Along, 16. Cowboys Lament, 17. I've Got No Use for the Women, 18. Sweet Betsy from Pike, 19. Jesse James, 20. Put My Little Shoes Away, 21. Will the Circle Be Unbroken, 22. Tramp on the Street, 23. Little Mohee." Cassette includes: TAPE 1, SIDE A: Performance by Mrs. Coleen Wright, songs: Chocolate Ice Cream Cone, Black Sheep, Mother Queen of My Heart, Letter Edged in Black, Old Pal of Yesterday. Performance by Ernest Plemones, poems: Christmas Wish, Poor Little Orphan, Unknown, song: The Wreck of 143. Performance by Mr. Ralph Rea, speech regarding the Mountain Meadows Massacre, discussion of The Ballad of the Mountain Meadows Massacre (3 versions). TAPE 1, SIDE B: Performance by Mr. Ralph Rea, discussion of The Ballad of the Mountain Meadows Massacre (3 versions). Performance by Tommy Plemones, songs: Home on the Range, Hand Me Down My Walking Cane, Down in the Valley, Red River Valley, The Old Chisolm Trail, Cowboy Jack, Sweet Daisy of 19 Years Old, Boll Weevil Side, Oh Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie, Strawberry Roan, When the Works All Done this Fall, The Covered Wagon Rolled Right Along, Green Grow the Lilacs. TAPE 2, SIDE A: Great Speckled Bird, Farther Along, Cowboys Lament, I've Got No Use For the Women, Sweet Betsy from Pike, Jesse James, Put My Little Shoes Away, Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Tramp on the Street, Little Mohee. Performances were collected by Tommy Plemones, 1961. [See Research Projects, Box 46 FF 31]
Box 39 FF 11 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #101 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Mr. Charles Taylor, Old Time Stories. Collected by Charlene Taylor." Cassette includes: Performance by Mr. Charles Taylor, early stories about druggists, doctors and life. Performance was collected by Charlene Taylor, April 1960.
Box 39 FF 12 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #114 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Breakdown Fiddle Tunes done in an unwritten tradition as done is Tennessee. Mullinville, Kansas, May 12, 1962. Darl Rader- fiddle, John Douglass- fiddle, Geo Douglass- guitar, Bill Rader- piano. Songs: Soldier's Joy- Rader, Soldier's Joy- Douglass, Up Jumped the Devil- Rader, Up Jumped the Devil- Douglass, Mighty Near Soldier's Joy- Rader, Mighty Near Soldier's Joy- Douglass, Tennessee Waggoneer- Rader, Tennessee Waggoneer- Douglass, Red Apple Rag- Rader, Cackle Old Hen- Rader, Cackle Old Hen- Douglass, Arkansas Traveler- Rader, Arkansas Traveler- Douglass."
Box 39 FF 13 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #117 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "The Year of the Jubilee, The Preacher & The Bear, Sweet Evalina, Marching on Georgia, Because She Ain't Built that Way, Old Sayings, Dem Golden Slippers, Barbara Allen, The Boll Weevil, We're from Kansas. Tape made by Gertrude Edens." Specific performer(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 39 FF 14 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #122 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: Track I- J. T. Hopper- All Over Texas and Part of Arkansas, Lonesome Road Blues. Odie Hopper- Four Thousand Years Ago, Old but Awfully Tough. J. T. Hopper- Old Bill Winn. Bill Glasgow- In the Pines, Log Cabin in the Lane, Erin's Isle, Waitin' for a Train. Rita Carmichael and Joan O'Bryant- collectors. Letha Watkins- The Golden Willow Tree. Mrs. Parrish- Little Rosewood Casket, The Hound Dog Song. Mrs. Martin- (?). Track 2- Clara Ballard- Comin' Back to Kansas. Irene Tingley- The Jealous Lover. Letha Watkins- The Lady in the Car. Norma Pruitt and Joan O'Bryant collectors. Barbara Allan, Good-bye Alice. Pearl Hanson and Joan O'Bryant collectors. Grace Philbrook- Charming Beau, Frog Went a-Courtin', No Sir- No Sir, Kansas Land. Hattie Olson- Aunt Rhody. Dorothy Wallerius collector. Mrs. Irwin Rhodes- about religious songs, Amazing Grace. Louise Lane collector." Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by J. T. Hopper, songs: All Over Texas and Part of Arkansas, Lonesome Road Blues. Performance by Odie Hopper, songs: Four Thousand Years Ago, Old but Awfully Tough. Performance by J. T. Hopper, song: Old Bill Winn. Performance by Bill Glasgow, songs: In the Pines, Log Cabin in the Lane, Erin's Isle, Waitin' for a Train. Letha Watkins, song: The Golden Willow Tree. Performance by Mrs. Parrish, songs: Little Rosewood Casket, The Hound Dog Song. Performance by Mrs. Martin, song: unidentified. SIDE B: Performance by Clara Ballard, song: Comin' Back to Kansas. Performance by Irene Tingley, song: The Jealous Lover. Performance by Letha Watkins, songs: The Lady in the Car. Barbara Allan, Good-bye Alice. Performance by Grace Philbrook, songs: Charming Beau, Frog Went a-Courtin', No Sir- No Sir, Kansas Land. Performance by Hattie Olson, song: Aunt Rhody. Performance by Mrs. Irwin Rhodes, discussion about religious songs, song: Amazing Grace.
Box 39 FF 15 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #123 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Track 1: Avis Cline: Lonesome Valley, Gettin' Ready to Go Away, As the Id Goes Marching On; Fibbie Wyatt- Durante My Son (Partly recorded over) by Corwin Vanderford- My Heart's in the Highlands- then again Fibbie; Corwin Vanderford- Dear Evaline, Little Rosewood Casket, May I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight, Mister ?, Ken Wismer: Little Black Mustache." Cassette includes: Unidentified performers, aforementioned songs.
Box 39 FF 16 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #124 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Folk Songs by Larry Keafer. Recorded by Tom Tooker." Recording has multi-layered audio tracks making it inaudible at times.
Box 39 FF 17 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #125 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Trip to West Fork- Veda Lewis, Minnie Goff, Max Hunter. Track 2- Dub from Max- Ollie Parker, Dom Ingenthorn, Goldie Schott." Cassette includes: Performance by Minnie Goff, song: The Blind Boy. Remainder of performers/performances are unidentified. Performances were recorded July 22, 1958.
Box 40 FF 1 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #126 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: unidentified.
Box 40 FF 2 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #127 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance has been recorded from commercial recording. SIDE B: Unidentified performer, rhymes: unidentified. Recording of record made by Mr. Fisher (collector's grandfather). Performance by Great Grandmother Russell, song: unidentified. Recording of record made by Bill Russell (collector's great grandfather). Performance by Mae Belle Gray, rhymes and games.
Box 40 FF 3 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #128 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Sister Succie- Mary, Man that Lazarus. Adgie Lou Williams- Old Blue, Jimmie Go Round, Kitty Can't You Come Along Too, Young Charolette. Mary Jo Davis- Bye to Baby, A Sailor's Life, The Jews Garden, Something New for Me, Arkansas Boy."
Box 40 FF 4 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #129 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Wells & Bender 5/23/62 Thursday & Saturday Night Old Fiddler's Contest." Cassette includes: SIDE A: Old Cowtown fiddle contest w/emcee: Performance by Neal Sedan, songs: Listen to the Mockingbird, Buffalo Gals. Performance by Mike Cooper, songs: The Ragtime Annie, Tennessee Wagon. Unidentified performer, song: unidentified. Kenny Plummer, songs: Boil that Cabbage Down, Arkansas Traveler. Performance by Mr. Swindell, song: Tennessee Wagoner. Performance by Vernon Oxford, song: Soldier's Joy. Performance by Mike Cooper, song: Black Mountain Rag. Performance by Arthur Smith, song: Orange Blossom Special (partial). SIDE B: Old Cowtown fiddle contest w/emcee: Performance by Mr. Swindell, song: portion of Tennessee Wagoner. Performance by Vernon Oxford, song: portion of Soldier's Joy. Performance by Mike Cooper, song: portion of Black Mountain Rag. Performance by Arthur Smith, song: portion of Orange Blossom Special. Performance by Kenny Plummer, song: The Black Mountain Rag. Performance by Arthur Smith, song: The Black Mountain Rag. Performance by Kenny Plummer, song: Boil that Cabbage Down. Performance by Arthur Smith, song: Fire in the Mountain. Performance was collected in Wichita, Kansas. Also includes film of event.
Box 40 FF 5 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #130 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Performance by Corwin Vanderford, songs: Brennan on the Moor, Sam Bass, unidentified. Performance by Tommy Plemones, song: Coat Vest & Pantaloons. Performance by Corwin Vanderford, song: Canada-e-i-o, Joseph Mica, Frankie & Albert, Sam Hall.
Box 40 FF 6 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #131 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance has been recorded from commercial recording. SIDE B: Unidentified people talking. Unidentified news cast (Wichita & Kansas) with commercials.
Box 40 FF 7 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #132A (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Performance by Reuben and unidentified performer, songs: Take this Hammer (partial), Dewey Den of Yellow, Lather & Shave, I'll Walk the Road Again, unidentified.
Box 40 FF 8 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #132B (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Unidentified performer, songs: unidentified. SIDE B: Unidentified performer(s), songs: unidentified.
Box 40 FF 9 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #133 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: Little Sod Shanty, Rye Whiskey, In the Jailhouse Now, Barnacle Bill the Sailor, Cole Younger. Unidentified performer, songs: A Pretty Fair Maid in the Garden, I Gave My Love a Cherry. Performances were collected March 27, 1959.
Box 40 FF 10 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #134 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Mr. Donald Gibbs, songs: Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen, several unidentified religious songs, There's No Place Like Home, unidentified. SIDE B: Performance by Mr. Donald Gibbs, songs: unidentified, Mr. Froggie Went A-Courting, Skip to My Lou, Buffalo Girls Won't You Come Out Tonight, untitled, untitled, Stuttering Song. Performances were collected by Gary Minor, May 10, 1959, in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Box 40 FF 11 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #136 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Performance by Gene(?) Cook, songs: Drill You Terriers Drill, Quantrill, unidentified, unidentified. Performances were collected by Orval Craig, May 3, 1961. Recording has multi-layered audio tracks making it inaudible at times.
Box 40 FF 12 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #137 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: unidentified, The Golden Vanity, Rose Connelly, John Chapman the Thinker of Swathom, unidentified, unidentified (partial).
Box 40 FF 13 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #137 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Recording of Sixteen German Folksongs by George Schoener. All the Birds are Back, May Song, Farewell, Loreley, Love Song, Goodbye My Darling, Secret Love, Homesickness for My Valley Home, A Hunter From Kurpfalz, Cuckoo! Cuckoo!, Small Hans, In the Beautiful Green Meadow, Silent Night, The Rose in the Heather, By the Fountain, The Swallow." Cassette includes: Performance by George Schoener, aforementioned songs.
Box 40 FF 14 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #139 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Track 1: Odus Byrd- John Henry, Mamie Hensley- The White Rose, (?) Morrison- Fiddling/ Track 2: (?) Morrison- Fiddling, John Massey- Beautiful Land. Washed in the Beautiful Pool, All My Sins are taken Away, Shout Shout You're Gaining Ground, Orville McInturff- Adieu, Food Old Sober Joe, The Little Lady (?) for Her Home, Beautiful Home. Tape recorded June 1958 at Marshall, Arkansas." Cassette includes aforementioned performances.
Box 40 FF 15 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #140 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Emmie Murphy- Willie & Mary, Hangman (Charles Guiteau) (Andersonville Prison)." Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: unidentified, Willie & Mary, remainder are unidentified.
Box 40 FF 16 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #141 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Fred High HCW (House Carpenter's Wife), Wayford Girl, Bramble Briar, Lady from West." Cassette includes: Performance by Fred High, aforementioned songs.
Box 41 FF 1 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #142 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Frances Hensley, May 20, 1957, 1. Ida Burgan- Ballad, Ghost Story, Murder Story, Indian Story, 2. Earl Bailey- Stories about life in Indian Territory, 3. Laura Olney- Jesse James, 4. Clyde Olney- Jesse James, Pretty Boy Floyd, 5. Laura Olney- Horse Thief." Cassette includes: Aforementioned performances. Performances were collected by Frances Hensley, May 20, 1957.
Box 41 FF 2 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #143 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Pattie, song: Virgin Mary. Unidentified performer, song: unidentified, Sweet Potatoes, Hieland Laddy (partial), Salvation Army, Burglar & The Old Maid, East Virginia. Unidentified performer, songs: unidentified. SIDE B: Performance by Etta Jacobs, song: Little Bessie, Naponie, When the Roses Bloom Again, unidentified, Preacher & the Bear. Performance by Mrs. H. A. Burns, songs: unidentified.
Box 41 FF 3 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #144 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Unidentified performer(s), songs: unidentified.
Box 41 FF 4 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #145 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Unidentified performers, songs: unidentified. SIDE B: Unidentified performers, songs: unidentified.
Box 41 FF 5 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #146 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Track I- Mrs. Irvin Rhodes: (Religious songs) How Firm a Foundation, On Shape Notes, The Old Family Bible, I Wish I Was Single Again, The Babes in the Woods, The Lone Prairie. Marguerite Rhodes- Johnny Sands. Irwin Rhodes- On Water Witching. Mrs. Rhodes- Billy Boy, On Jordan's Stormy Bank. Mrs. Sam Treeble- Barbara Allan. Orson Smith- I Wish I Was Single, The Widow's Daughter, ?, The Green Grass Grew All Around. Track II- Orson Smith- The Preacher and the Bear, The Girl from South, I Went to See My Susan, People Must Talk, Whatever the Weather May Be, Take the Coffee Cup & Give the Whiskey Up. Mrs. Jenny Slignhart- Pioneer stories. Kathy Dagel- The Butcher Boy. Mrs. Don Finney- Down Went the Wreck of the Maine, Colds & Mussels. Mrs. A. L. Hartley- The Gypsy Wedding, ?, The Titanic, Little Mohee, Red River Valley, Wreck of Old 97." Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Mrs. Irvin Rhodes, songs: How Firm a Foundation, On Shape Notes, The Old Family Bible, I Wish I Was Single Again, The Babes in the Woods, The Lone Prairie. Performance by Marguerite Rhodes, song: Johnny Sands. Performance by Irwin Rhodes, discussion: Water Witching. Performance by Mrs. Rhodes, songs: Billy Boy, On Jordan's Stormy Bank. Performance by Mrs. Sam Treeble, song: Barbara Allan. Performance by Orson Smith, songs: I Wish I Was Single, The Widow's Daughter, ?, The Green Grass Grew All Around. SIDE B: Performance by Orson Smith, songs: The Preacher and the Bear, The Girl from South, I Went to See My Susan, People Must Talk, Whatever the Weather May Be, Take the Coffee Cup & Give the Whiskey Up. Performance by Mrs. Jenny Slignhart, stories: Pioneer days. Performance by Kathy Dagel, song: The Butcher Boy. Performance by Mrs. Don Finney, songs: Down Went the Wreck of the Maine, Colds & Mussels. Performance by Mrs. A. L. Hartley, songs: The Gypsy Wedding, ?, The Titanic, Little Mohee, Red River Valley, Wreck of Old 97.
Box 41 FF 6 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #147 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Corwin Vanderford." Cassette includes: SIDE A: Unidentified performer, songs: The Wreck of Old 97, unidentified, Three Robbing Brothers of Scotland, unidentified, unidentified, Frankie & Johnnie, Charleston Town, Bury Me Out On the Prairie. SIDE B: Performance by Corwin Vanderford, songs: untitled, Charles Guiteau, Sweet Betsy From Pike, John Henry, John Hardy, The Titanic, The Blue Tail Fly, Jesse James.
Box 41 FF 7 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #148 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Track 1: Dr. Ralph Ferguson- The Passing Policeman (poem), Towser Jenkins, All Day Long. Stella Goddard- Little Rosewood Casket. Rett Sutterfield, poem, (Maggie & Jiggs at the Golden Gate), (The Hired Man). Stella Goddard- The Poor Old Bachelor. Aunt Martha Wasson- Arkansas Sal. Odus Boyd- Frog Went A Courtin', Rose Connally, Eighteen of Nineteen Years, The Maiden on the Plain, Jack the Lonely Cowboy, Thru the Pines, What Are You Goin' to do When the Old Sow's Dead. Track 2: Mrs. Mabel Ferguson- Barbara Fritchie. Nellie Sparks- That Precious Book. Alice Brown- The Unfortunate Man. Mary A. Kirby- Young Charlotte. Nellie Sparks- The Poor Old Man. Alice Brown- Two Little Girls in Blue. Nellie Sparks- Reading a Message from Beyond the Grave. Louise Strayer- Little Willie, Barbara Allan. George Strayer- Over the Waves. Ralph Ferguson- Arkansas Song." Cassette includes: SIDE A: Unidentified performer, discussion: Arkansas life and lore. Performance by Mabel Ferguson, recitation: Barbara Fritchie. Performance by Nellie Sparks, song: That Precious Book. Performance by Alice Brown, song: The Unfortunate Man. Performance by Mary A. Kirby, song: Fair Charlotte. Performance by Nellie Sparks, song: The Poor Old Man. Performance by Alice Brown, song: Two Little Girls in Blue. Performance Nellie Sparks, recitation: The Wreck of the Noble Life or A Message From the Grave. Performance by Louise Strayer, songs: Little Willie, Barbara Allan. Performance by George Strayer w/Ralph Smith, song: Over the Waves. Performance by Dr. Ralph Ferguson, song: Arkansas Song. SIDE B: Recording has multi-layered audio tracks making it inaudible.
Box 41 FF 8 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #149 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Recording is copy of commercial recording Frank Warner- Songs and Ballads of America's Wars. SIDE B: Continuation of commercial recording from Side A. Performance by Fred High, songs: unidentified.
Box 41 FF 9 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #150 (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Tr. 1: Elzie Mayfield- Please Mr. Conductor, The Girl I Left Behind, The Nightingale, Story about hens, etc., Sheffield Apprentice, The Texas Rangers, Mary of the Wild Moor, Fragment-Our Hands are Clasped, Sweet Sixteen, Man Who Wouldn't Hoe His Corn. Tr. 2: Boston Burglar, Charles Guiteau (1 verse), Forsaken, (Cuckoo type), Goin' Back to Georgie (2 verses), Harmonica, Barbara Allen, Devilish Mary, ?, (Hymn- ?)."

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Box 41 FF 11 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #152 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Fran Majors: Poor Lost Girl; Larry Kiefer- The Dying Stockman; Fran: Farewell to Green Fields; Fran- Bonnie Black Bess; Dub of records of Lillie Wall: Sebastopol, Music Box, Spanish Fandango (guitar solos) Songs: When the Robins Nest Again, I'm Proud I'm an Irishman's Son, Dad's Dinner Pail, Ah Sid, The Irish Christening, Part 2- Irish Christening- Jolly Miller. Patti- Harry Orchard" Cassette includes: SIDE A: Unidentified performer, song: Poor Lost Girl. Unidentified performer, song: The Dying Stockman. Unidentified performer, songs: Farewell to Green Fields, Bonnie Black Bess. Recordings of records made by Mrs. Lillie Wall, songs: unidentified guitar solos, When the Robins Nest Again, I'm Proud I'm an Irishman's Son, Dad's Dinner Pail, Ah Sid, The Irish Christening. SIDE B: Recording of record made by Mrs. Lillie Wall, song: Irish Christening- Part II, The Jolly Miller. Unidentified performer, song: Harry Orchard.
Box 41 FF 12 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #153 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Maureen Whitbrad- Gaelic Songs, etc." Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: unidentified.
Box 41 FF 13 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #154 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Blue Grass Music- Sam Harris." Cassette includes: Performance by John Douglas, George Douglas, John Shall and Stu Ellses, songs: Boil That Cabbage Down, Arkansas Traveler, Black Mountain Rag, The Fox, The Sunday Barbecue, Raggedy Annie, Country Boy, Hangman's Hangman, Wildwood Flower, 8th Of January, Soldier's Joy, Old Joe Clark, Orange Blossom Special. Performances were collected by Sam Harris, May 14, 1961.
Box 41 FF 14 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #155 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Lillie- Mrs. Wolfe, Little Mohea- Mrs. Fullerton, Broken Heart- Mrs. Fullerton, Brish Young Farmer- Wolfe & Fullerton, The Old Man- Mrs. Fullerton, Lord I Wish I Was a Single Girl Again- Norman Drake, Gypsy Girl- Mrs. Wolfe, Down on the Farm- Mrs. Wolfe, Miner Boy- Wolfe & Fullerton, Take This Letter To My Mother- Mrs. Wolfe, Red Headed Boy- Mrs. Fullerton, As I Went Through Yond Lonesome Grove- Mrs. Fullerton, It's a Long Time My Darling- Mrs. Fullerton, The Bright Sherman Valley- Mrs. Fullerton. Collected by: Verra Dawson, Norma Drake, Wilma Williams." Cassette includes: aforementioned performances.
Box 41 FF 15 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #156 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performance by Lawson D. Ellis, stories about childhood in Oklahoma, including stories about hunting, panthers, bank robbers, the Dalton Gang, Will Rogers. SIDE B: Performance by Rena Ellis, stories about early courting customs. Performance by Earl Bailey, stories of Oklahoma railroads and oil fields. Performances were collected by Janet Martin.
Box 41 FF 16 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #157 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: Black Jack Davy, The Brown Girl, tape becomes inaudible.
Box 42 FF 1 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #158 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Oleva Houser: The Black Sheep, Storm on the Ocean, Sandy Houser: I Love Little Willie. Track II- Fred Smith- Bentonville, Ark.- Sweet Scented Barber, Diseases, Fragment of the Flying Cloud, The Three Crows, Drimandoo, Dandoo, John Morrisey, The Rustic Young Damsel, The Jam at Gerry's Rock, Fiddle Music." Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, songs: Sweet Scented Barber, Diseases, unidentified, The Three Crows, Drimandoo, Dandoo, John Morrisey, John Morrisey (single verse), The Rustic Young Damsel, The Jam at Gerry's Rock, Doorang's Corn Pipe, inaudible title, Texas Quick Step, Wildwood Flower, unidentified, Turkey in the Straw.
Box 42 FF 2 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. #159 (with cassette copy, but NO Reel). Cassette includes: Unidentified performers/performances.
Box 42 FF 3 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. #160 (with cassette copy, but NO Reel). Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, song: unidentified. Performance by Joan O'Bryant, song: unidentified. Remainder of cassette has unidentified performers/performances. Tape was recorded as part of a concert.
Box 42 FF 4 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. #161 (with cassette copy, but NO Reel). Cassette includes: Performance by Jay Hunt, songs: unidentified. Performance was collected July 9, 1963 in Colorado.
Box 42 FF 5 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #162 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Unidentified performer, stories about Wilber Underhill (Oklahoma outlaw). Performance by Dave Winston, relating stories about the Hornet Light (ghost lights near Joplin, Missouri), ballads: Babes in the Wood, The Brown Girl, Oh Who Will Shoe My Feet (fragment), Barbara Allan (fragment), Frog Went Courtin', The Bonnie Wee Window (fragment), The Frozen Girl (fragment), Billy Boy, Sam Bass (fragment), The Poor Boy & His Terrible Plight. Performance by Franny Howard, stories about life in Kansas. SIDE B: Performance by Franny Howard, stories about life in Kansas. Performance by Eva Gouty, stories about life in Kansas. Performances were collected by Dave Winston.
Box 42 FF 6 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. # 163 (with cassette copy, but NO Reel). Cassette includes: Unidentified performer, stories about life in Wichita and Kansas. Unidentified performer, song: unidentified.
Box 42 FF 7 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. #164/168 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Fraternity Stag Songs collected by Mike Martin & Gordon Temple." Cassette includes: Performance by (?) Fisher, unidentified song and folk sayings. Performance by Grandma Atherton, recipe for old fashioned stack cake, games. Performance by Jeri Atherton, German poem. Unidentified performer, family saying. Performance by Harry Weilert, story about his mother who was a German Princess. Performance by Gordon Temple & Mike Martin, fraternity songs. Unidentified performer, song: unidentified.
Box 42 FF 8 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. #166 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Side 1- Judy Pickins- singing 1. Down in the Valley, 2. He's Gone Away, 3. Clementine, 4. Drink to me Only with ?, Don Hickey- singing 1. Butcher's Boy, 2. He's Movin' On, 3. Cowboy ?, 4. Down in the Valley, 5. Coodie Song, 6. Sweet Violet. Side 2- 7. Careless Love, 8. Get Along Little Doggies, 89. Barbara Allen, 10. Street of Laredo." Cassette includes: aforementioned performances.
Box 42 FF 9 Collected Folklore-Field Recordings. #167 (with cassette copy). Cassette includes: Outdoor Symphony (sounds found in nature), themes: Dawning, Midday, Thunderstorm, Evening, Sundown, Nightfall. Performances were collected by R. R. Dirks.
Box 42 FF 10 Collected Folklore-Field Recordings. #171 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Original Collector Marjorie Thole who heard her grandmother sing this old miner's song of Colorado." Note inside box reads: "Songs collected by Mrs. Pauline Haines for Miss Joan O'Bryant's Folk Literature 361, 1961. 1. Song has no name- Mrs. Parks has known it for many years. 2. "She-Wolf"- arranged by the collector and sung by Peg Olsen of California."Cassette includes: aforementioned performances. [Remainder of tape is believed to be unrelated to folklore collection.]
Box 42 FF 11 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #173 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Webb Brothers, Announcer Frank A. Webb 10/1961 with song titles." Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performances by Frank A. Webb, Paul E. Webb and Myron Webb, songs: Estralita, Sweet Memories, Robin's Return, Star Lake Waltz, The Tempest, LaPaloma, The Sweitzers Farewell, The Herd's Girl-Dream, American Fantasy, Two Lovers, Traumiri and Sunshine Jane, Minuet in G, Fraland's Waltz. SIDE B: Performances by Frank A. Webb, Paul E. Webb and Myron Webb, songs: The Loveliest Night of the Year, Sunshine & Roses, Traumari, The Merry Maiden, You are the Rose of My Heart, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Comrades March, The Fascinator, In Fanta March, Glow Worm, Commandary March, Home Sweet Home, Crusaders Gallop, West Lawn Polka, Take My Home Again Cathleen, The Carnival of Venice.
Box 42 FF 12 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #174 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Webb Brothers, Announcer Frank A. Webb, 10/1961 with song titles." Cassette includes: Recording has multi-layered audio tracks making it inaudible. 1 layer of audio is recordings made by the Webb Brothers [See Box 42 FF 11 Recording #173].
Box 42 FF 13 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #175 (with cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Webb Brothers Tape #3 with list of songs." Cassette includes: SIDE A: Performances by Webb Brothers [See Box 42 FF 11, Recording #173], songs: Angel's Lullaby, Glow Worm, Sunflower Dance, California Schottische, Footlight Favorites, Crusaders Gallop, Carnival of Venice, LaPaloma, unidentified, discussion of recording process, unidentified, Two Lovers, Home Sweet Home, Star Lake Waltz. SIDE B: Performances by the Webb Brothers, songs: Farland's Waltz, Under the Double Eagle, Silver Bell March, Dreams of Home, Old Folks at Home, The Fascinator, The Fountain, Dreams of Home, We Hoose Amang the Heather, Angel's Lullaby, The Gilbert & Sullivan Lullaby, Angels Serenade, Blue Bells of Scotland, Yankee Doodle.
Box 42 FF 14 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #364 (without cassette copy). Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 42 FF 15 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. Reel #566 (without cassette copy). Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 42 FF 16 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. No # Given (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "1. Golden Willow Tree, 2. The Are Comin' Back to Kansas, 3. The Jealous Lover, 4. The Little Mohee, 5. The Wreck of the Old 97, 6. Granny Woman, 7. Cockles & Mussels." Specific performer(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 42 FF 17 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. No # Given (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Baby Lou, Hills of Colorado, Little Mohee." Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 42 FF 18 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. No # Given (without cassette copy). Box is labeled: "Joan Joy- Stories Indian Lore, water witching stories, song- Civil War, minstrel type song." Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 42 FF 19 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. No # Given (without cassette copy). Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 43 FF 1 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. No # Given (without cassette copy). Note inside box reads: "Tape G. This letter is from a Mr. Hunter to Joan O'Bryant." Specific perfomer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
Box 43 FF 2 Collected Folklore--Field Recordings. No # Given (without cassette copy). Letter inside box To Joan O'Bryant from Mitch." Specific performer(s)/performance(s) are unknown at this time.
 
Series 1.3-- Quilt Block Patterns
Box 43 FF 3 Collected Folklore--Quilt Block Patterns: A - G. The folders (Box 43 FF 3-5) contain photocopied Quilt Block Patterns alphabetized by name. The actual pieces may be found in Box 44. This folder includes: [A] Anvil, Album, Arkansas Cobblestone (see Ozark), Arkansas Snow Flake, Arkansas Snowflake (see Job's Trouble), At the Depot (see Railroad Crossing), Attic Window (see Crow's Nest), Attic Window (see Shadow Box), Attic Windows variation, [B] Baby Basket (see Basket Quilt), Barbara Fritchie Star, Baseball (see The Marble Quilt), Basket of Scraps, Basket Quilt, Bear's Paw, Birds in the Air, Blue Blazes (see Honey Bee), Bow and Arrows (see Crossed Canoes), Bow and Arrows (see The Marble Quilt), Box Quilt, Brown Goose, [C] Cake Stand, Chisolm Trail, Churn Dash, Churn Dash (see Pioneer Patch), Clay's Choice, Clay's Star (see Clay's Choice), Cog Block (see Ohio Star), Contrary Husband (see Box Quilt), Criss Cross (see Single Irish Chain), Crossed Canoes, Crow's Nest, Cube Lattice, Cubes and Tile (see Cube Lattice), [D] Devil's Claw (see Brown Goose), Diamond Field, Diamond Star (see Star of LeMoyne), Double Z (see Brown Goose), Doves at the Window, Ducks and Ducklings, Duck's Foot in the Mud (see Bear's Paw), [E] Eccentric Star (see Box Quilt), Eight Pointed Star (see Ohio Star), The Endless Chain (see Job's Tears), [F] Fifty Four-Forty, Fight (see Fifty Four- Forty), Four Points (see Job's Trouble), Framed X (see Brown Goose), Friendship (see Album), Friendship Star (see Gail Hand), [G] Gail Hand, Gentleman's Fancy (see Mary's Block), Golden Stairs (see Road to California), Goose Tracks, Grandma's Star (see Fifty Four-Forty), Grape Basket (see Cake Stand), Gray Goose (see Brown Goose), Gretchen.
Box 43 FF 4 Collected Folklore--Quilt Block Patterns: H - M: [H] Hand of Friendship (see Bear's Paw), Harry's Star (see Clay's Choice), Harvest Star, Henry of the West (see Clay's Choice), Hens and Chickens (see Ducks and Ducklings), Hickory Leaf, Hole in the Barn Door (see Churn Dash), Honey Bee, [I] Idle Moments (see Cube Lattice), Indian Meadow (see Lend and Borrow), Italian Beauty (see Goose Tracks), [J] Jacob's Ladder, Jacob's Ladder (see Road to California), Job's Tears, Job's Trouble, [K] Kite (see Job's Trouble), [L] Laced Hearts, Lafayette Orange Peel, Leila's Star, Lemon Star (see Star of LeMoyne), Lend and Borrow, Lend and Borrow, Lend and Borrow, Lindy's Plane, Little Saw-Tooth (see Lend and Borrow), Log Cabin (see Sunshine and Shadow), London Roads, Lover's Knot, [M] Magnolia Bud, The Marble Floor, The Marble Quilt, Mary's Block, May Basket (see Cake Stand), The Mayflower, Missouri Star Quilt, Monkey Wrench (see Churn Dash), Mosaic, Mount Sunflower.
Box 43 FF 5 Collected Folklore--Quilt Block Patterns: N - Z: [O] Oh Susannah (see Susannah), Ohio Star, Old Fashioned Star Quilt, Old Gray Goose (see Brown Goose), Old Maid's Puzzle (see Anvil and Brown Goose), Open Book (see Box Quilt), Open Box (see Box Quilt), Ozark, [P] Pennsylvania (see Single Irish Chain), Picture Frame (see Churn Dash), Pieced Star, Pieced Star (see Barbara Fritchie Star), Pioneer Patch, Pride of Italy (see Goose Tracks), Pride of the Prairie, Puritan Star (see Star of LeMoyne), Puss in the Corner, [R] Railroad (see Road to California), Railroad Crossing, The Railroad Quilt (see Fifty Four- Forty), Rare Old Tulip, Road to California, Rob Peter to Pay Paul (see Lafayette Orange Peel), Rocky Glen (see Lend and Borrow), Rocky Road to California (see Road to California), Roman Stripe, Rose Dream, Rose of Sharon, [S] Sail Boat Block, The Secret Drawer, Shadow Box, Shadow Box (see Attic Windows), Shadows and Rainbow (see Roman Stripe), Ship's Wheel, Shoo-Fly (see Churn Dash), Simple Cross (see Single Irish Chain), Single Irish Chain, The Slave Chain (see Job's Tears), The Small Wedding Ring, Snowball (see Job's Trouble), Star and Crescent, Star Kites (see Job's Trouble), Star of LeMoyne, Star of the West (see Clay's Choice), Star Puzzle (see Barbara Fritchie Star), Steeplechase, Steeplechase (see Crossed Canoes), Steeplechase (see The Marble Quilt), Stepping Stones (see Road to California), Steps to the Altar, Sunshine and Shadow, Susannah, [T] Texas Tears (see Job's Tears), Trail of the Covered Wagon (see Road to California), Twenty-Four Triangles (see Mary's Block), [U] Underground Railroad (see Road to California), [W] Wagon Tracks (see Road to California), Wrench (see Pioneer Patch), [Y] Yankee Pride.
Box 44 FF Collected Folklore--Quilt Block Patterns. This box contains the actual Quilt Block Patterns identified in Box 42 FFs 3-5. The blocks were collected by O'Bryant's students at Kansas State Teacher's College in Pittsburg and at the Rocky Mountain Folklore Workshop in Gunnison, Colorado between 1958 and 1962. There are 50 quilt blocks of 46 different designs. The box also contains notecards with quilt block descriptions.
 
Series 1.4-- Professional Recordings
Box 44A FF Folklore Projects--O'Bryant. (2) copies of record: "Folksongs and Ballads of Kansas." The songs on the record include: Girls Quit Your Rowdy Ways, The Butcher Boy, Common Bill, The Zebra Dun, Sweet William Died, Lord Batesman, Kansas Boys, Old Limpy, In Kansas, Molly Bann, Quantrill, Old Blue. The records feature Joan O'Bryant singing and playing guitar. The record was released in 1957. (1) copy of record: "American Ballads and Folksongs." The songs on the record include: Single Girl, The Stern Old Bachelor, Life is a Toil, The Promised Land, The House Carpenter's Wife, The Trail to Mexico, The Lily of the West, The Cuckoo, I'm on My Way, A Sailor's Life, Keep Your Hand on the Plow, The Maiden on the Plains, A Soldier's Wife, Marble Town, The Texas Rangers, Tom Sherman's Barroom. The record features Joan O'Bryant singing and playing guitar. The record was released in 1958. The box also includes (3) photographs of O'Bryant and article written about her, April 1965.
 
Series 2-- Folklore Education
Box 45 FF 1 Education--Syllabus. The folder contains syllabi used by Joan O'Bryant when teaching folklore classes. There are 2 samples.
Box 45 FF 2 Education--Handouts. The folder contains handouts issued by O'Bryant when teaching her folklore classes. The handouts include reading lists and information sheets about folklore studies.
Box 45 FF 3 Education--Notes. The folder contains handwritten notes about folklore and a binder from University of Wichita with handwritten notes, song lyrics and other information.
Box 45 FF 4 Education--Research Projects. The folder contains 100 notecards used to identify the research projects. The cards are alphabetized by author's last name and include the following information: Author, Title, Class of Location of student's enrollment, Date completed, and brief description of project. The projects may be found in Box 45 FF 5 - Box 47 FF 31.
Box 45 FF 5 Education--Research Projects. Allman, Arduth. History of Parsons, Kansas and the Bender Story.1960.
Box 45 FF 6 Education--Research Projects. Ard, Margaret. My Folklore Collection. Collection includes folksongs and ballads, tombstone epitaphs, riddles, superstitions, stories, collected primarily from her mother, Waive Goyette, and also from other members of the family.1958.
Box 45 FF 7 Education--Research Projects. Armstrong, Nancy. A Look into Mennonite Life. Introduction by the compiler, followed by 44 page autobiography of Cornelius Gerheart written for his family. 1964.
Box 45 FF 8 Education--Research Projects. Axtell, Lucille and Margaret Evans. American Folk Literature. Folk songs collected from nine teachers at Brookside Elementary School, Wichita, Kansas. 1961.
Box 45 FF 9 Education--Research Projects. Barrier, John. The Vision-seeker. A story developed from the culture and folklore of the Northwest Coast Indians of our own North American Continent. Introduction to Totem Pole making. Original charcoal drawings by Paul Kent. Date unknown.
Box 45 FF 10 Education--Research Projects. Benjamin, Dorothy. Great Grandmother's Victuals. Recipes and instructions for food preservation.1961.
Box 45 FF 11 Education--Research Projects. Berry, Jane. Song Collection. 11 Fiddle tunes by Dutch Noah, 7 songs by Cliff Peterie and Dutch Noah, and 3 songs by Mrs. Parish.1961. [See Field Recording #62, Box 38 FF 14]
Box 45 FF 12 Education--Research Projects. Boaz, Ivah. Boaz: Stories from the Boaz Family. Stories collected from different family members over the country. Date unknown.
Box 45 FF 13 Education--Research Projects. Breeden, Martha. Folklore Collection. Contents: autograph album rhymes, ballads and songs, rhymes and games, sayings, superstitions, and wisdom.1958.
Box 45 FF 14 Education--Research Projects. Brown, Ena and Viola L. Scott. Folklore of Galena. Includes history of the town of Galena, Kansas and several songs of the early days. 1961.
Box 45 FF 15 Education--Research Projects. Burch, Marjorie, Ruth Wilcher, Goldie Weddle and Bessie Everhart. Early Days of Fort Scott, Kansas. History of Ft. Scott, Kansas including postcards and clippings.1960.
Box 45 FF 16 Education--Research Projects. Carpenter, Kay. Folklore. Ballads, superstitions, games, autograph verses, sayings and phrases, Indian customs, banquet songs, and legends. Date unknown.
Box 45 FF 17 Education--Research Projects. Carpenter, Maxine. A Brief History of the Frazier Family. History of a family who moved to a farm north of Girard, Kansas shortly after the Civil War. 1960.
Box 45 FF 18 Education--Research Projects. Chapman, Daniel. Transcript of Tape for Folklore Class. Words to songs sung by Daniel Chapman and Mr. and Mrs. Chapman. Music played on guitar, violin, mandolin by Charles and Daniel Chapman. Date unknown.
Box 45 FF 19 Education--Research Projects. Cook, Daryle. American Folklore. Collection of words of folksongs. Apparently collected from Mr. Carmon E. Cook, Hoisington, Kansas.1961. [See Field Recordings #64, Box 38 FF 15]
Box 45 FF 20 Education--Research Projects. Dempsey, Gene. Fraternity Songs. Sixteen songs collected from Kansas University and Wichita University fraternities. The songs includes parodies, ballads, and drinking songs. Date unknown.
Box 45 FF 21 Education--Research Projects. Dorricott, Virginia. A Story and Ballad of Little Emma, Pioneer Woman. A narrative and simple ballad of the story of the author's grandmother, Emma Meuller. 1964.
Box 45 FF 22 Education--Research Projects. Doty, Mary Elhor. Folklore Collection. Ballads, songs, play party songs and games, school cheers, superstitions, and jump rope rhymes and games collected in Butler County. 1958.
Box 45 FF 23 Education--Research Projects. Dumler, J. R. The Settling of Russell County, Kansas. Has several pictures of early Russell cut from newspaper. 1961.
Box 45 FF 24 Education--Research Projects. Dunfee, Anna. Historical Montezuma. History of a Colorado mining town. Date unknown.
Box 45 FF 25 Education--Research Projects. Duree, Norma. Sketches of Town Characters. Primarily from Gunnison, Colorado. 1963.
Box 45 FF 26 Education--Research Projects. Edens, Gertrude. American Folklore. Ballads and songs apparently collected from Olive Smith Kelly. Date unknown. [See Field Recordings #1, Box 36 FF 1]
Box 45 FF 27 Education--Research Projects. Edens, Gertrude. American Folklore. Song lyrics. Date unknown.
Box 45 FF 28 Education--Research Projects. Edmiston, Fern. Folklore. Synopsis and critique of J. Frank Dobie's Tales of Old Time Texas. Also contains collected album verses, sayings, superstitions, and songs. 1958.
Box 45 FF 29 Education--Research Projects. Flowers, Jean Strawn. Sioux Indian Legends. Collected from Mary Baird, who had been a teacher among the Sioux in the Dakotas. 1964.
Box 45 FF 30 Education--Research Projects. Gault, James. A Brief Outline of Mountain Living in the Early 1900s. An outline of what life was like for Obie Lee Criswell in the mountainous area of south-east Kentucky. Date unknown.
Box 45 FF 31 Education--Research Projects. Gish, Ruth. American Folk Literature. Folk songs sung by Mrs. H. W. Reid of Attica, Kansas. 1961.[See Field Recordings #55, Box 38 FF 11]
Box 45 FF 32 Education--Research Projects. Gerety, Richard. Songs Collected from Mrs. Ernest Stephens. Mrs. Stephens was formerly from Lake Bull Sholes, Arkansas. Date unknown.
Box 45 FF 33 Education--Research Projects. Greer, Mary. History of Thayer, Kansas. 1961.
Box 45 FF 34 Education--Research Projects. Grim, Dorothy. Folk Toys. Descriptions and photographs of toys. 1964.
Box 45 FF 35 Education--Research Projects. Hayes, Dixie. Autograph Album Verses. Collected from 10 autograph albums.1961.
Box 45 FF 36 Education--Research Projects. Hobbs, Edna B. Collection of Folklore. Includes British ballad, American ballads, cowboy ballads, regional ballads, regional heroes, local legends, national heroes, autograph album verses, and national concern about folklore. 1958.
Box 46 FF 1 Education--Research Projects. Horn, Hazel. American Folklore. Includes children's rhymes for swinging, rope jumping, and games. Also includes adult narratives, folk sayings and superstitions.1958.
Box 46 FF 2 Education--Research Projects. Humann, Glendora. Family Christmas Customs: A Folklore Project. Includes information about Christmas trees, foods, decorations and activities. 1964.
Box 46 FF 3 Education--Research Projects. Hyde, Helen. A Family History and Anecdotes. Primarily background of the family and incidents concerning the author's father during his youth.1964.
Box 46 FF 4 Education--Research Projects. Jenson, Lorene and Vernita Caspari. Stories of Mining. Background of Pittsburg, Kansas and the surrounding mining area, including Mulberry, Kansas and Mindenmines, Missouri. Date unknown.
Box 46 FF 5 Education--Research Projects. Johnson, Donald Jay. English Folklore: A Collection of 37 Poems. A collection of poems dating back to the 1800s. Date unknown.
Box 46 FF 6 Education--Research Projects. Knapp, Elsie Mae. History of Farlington. Historical information and photographs of remaining buildings in Farlington, Kansas. 1960.
Box 46 FF 7 Education--Research Projects. Knighton, Phil. The Banjo. Introduction to banjo music including Pete Seeger's "How to Play the 5-String Banjo." Date unknown.
Box 46 FF 8 Education--Research Projects. Kuhlman, Ken. American Folk Literature. Lyrics for songs sung by Miss Vicky Oller in Hays, Kansas.1961.
Box 46 FF 9 Education--Research Projects. Laird, Mary E. Motif Compilation of Thirty-five Folk Tales. Classification based on Stith Thompson Motif-Index of Folk Literature. 1961.
Box 46 FF 10 Education--Research Projects. London, Vera. Folklore Collection. Contains ballads, epitaphs, riddles, superstitions, and tales.1958.
Box 46 FF 11 Education--Research Projects. Long, Marilee. An Introduction about Bohemian Folklore and a Collection of Bohemian Recipes. 13 pages of recipes and a menu.1961.
Box 46 FF 12 Education--Research Projects. Markley, Carol. Contemporary Slang. Date unknown.
Box 46 FF 13 Education--Research Projects. Mayfield, Clara. Collected Folksongs. Includes lyrics for 3 songs: Way Over Yonder, The Poor Married Man, The Burglar Boy. 1963.
Box 46 FF 14 Education--Research Projects. Melander, Gary. In the Swedish Tradition. Collection of Christmas and other customs including folktales and recipes.1960.
Box 46 FF 15 Education--Research Projects. Mettlen, Rae Ann. Household Hints. Collected from 9 different informants. 1964.
Box 46 FF 16 Education--Research Projects. Might, Judith. Tales and Tombstones. Graveyard, ghost, and haunted house tales. Also includes epitaphs and photographs of tombstones. 1964.
Box 46 FF 17 Education--Research Projects. Miller, Marty. American Folk Literature. Two page definition of folklore and clarification of the definition.1961.
Box 46 FF 18 Education--Research Projects. Morgenstern, Judith. Traditional Family Recipes for the Jewish Holidays. Describes the background of the holiday for which the foods are prepared.1964.
Box 46 FF 19 Education--Research Projects. Moss, John P. German-American Folklore: German-American Traditional Tales and Superstitions. Told by Peter Zeitner of Wichita, Kansas.1960.
Box 46 FF 20 Education--Research Projects. Nash, Ellie. The Quilt. Description, history and patterns. 1960.
Box 46 FF 21 Education--Research Projects. Noland, Herbert. Early methods of Temporary Automotive Repair.1964.
Box 46 FF 22 Education--Research Projects. North, Imogene. Songs My Mother Taught Me. Lyrics.1961.
Box 46 FF 23 Education--Research Projects. O'Malley, Carmel. History of Weir City. History of one of the earliest coal mining towns in southeast Kansas.1960.
Box 46 FF 24 Education--Research Projects. Pacconi, Betty. Piecing and Patching. Drawings of quilt block patterns. 1958.
Box 46 FF 25 Education--Research Projects. Parker, Marilyn. Folklore. Collection contains album verses, jump rope rhymes, superstitions, songs, and legends.1958.
Box 46 FF 26 Education--Research Projects. Passmore, Bessie L. Seven Years Among the Hill Folk. Life in the small town of Galena, Missouri from 1927 to 1934. 1961.
Box 46 FF 27 Education--Research Projects. Paup, Terry George. Autobiography of George Walker Herrman and Political Profiles. Includes photographs. 1950s.
Box 46 FF 28 Education--Research Projects. Penner, Elsie F. Mary Hamilton: History and Analysis of the Ballad. History and Analysis of the Scottish ballad "Mary Hamilton." 1961.
Box 46 FF 29 Education--Research Projects. Penner, Elsie F. Recipes: The Preparation of Food as It Has Been Passed Down to this Generation. Recipes collected from relatives, friends, and from old cookbooks. 1961.
Box 46 FF 30 Education--Research Projects. Penner, Elsie F. Songs Collected for English Course No. 361. 1961.
Box 46 FF 31 Education--Research Projects. Plemones, Tommy. Folk Literature: Songs, Poems and Stories. Collected from Mrs. Coleen Wright of Wichita, Kansas, Mr. Ernest Plemones of August, Kansas, Mr. Ralph Rea of Harrison, Arkansas, and Mr. Jim Porter of Wichita, Kansas. Date unknown. [See Field Recordings #100, Box 39 FF 10]
Box 46 FF 32 Education--Research Projects. Porteus, Marge. Sketch of Author's Father, Henry Cooke. 1962.
Box 46 FF 33 Education--Research Projects. Proctor, George W. Folktales. Folktales from Eufaula, Oklahoma. 1963.
Box 46 FF 34 Education--Research Projects. Prouty, Diana. The Early Twentieth Century Kitchen. Several pages of hand drawn illustrations. 1964.
Box 46 FF 35 Education--Research Projects. Ramsey, Beverly. A Collection of Quilt Patterns. Color prints of quilts made by several different women, with information about the patterns where available. 1964.
Box 46 FF 36 Education--Research Projects. Remsberg, Katheryn. Historical Sketches of Wilson County, Kansas. Includes clippings from the Fredonia Daily Herald. 1961.
Box 46 FF 37 Education--Research Projects. Richardson, Gary. The Bender Hills Mystery. Leroy F. Dick's version of the Bender story. Date unknown.
Box 46 FF 38 Education--Research Projects. Rosati, Margaret. Coal Mining Conditions in District #14; Frontenac, Kansas. Coal mining from the turn of the century to the 1930s. 1960.
Box 47 FF 1 Education--Research Projects. Schomacker, Loren. Marshall- Cheney. An account of how and why the town of Marshall died and rejuvenated to be known as Cheney. Date unknown.
Box 47 FF 2 Education--Research Projects. Scoville, Helengould and Agnes John. Neosho County, Kansas. History of the people and places of Neosho County, Kansas. 1960.
Box 47 FF 3 Education--Research Projects. Sloan, Merle. Light to Live By. Moon lore. 1960.
Box 47 FF 4 Education--Research Projects. Sparlin, David E. American Folk Literature. Abstracts of 5 articles: "Folklore and the Literature to Come," "The Materials of Folklore," "Nakedness in Ozark Folk Belief," "Four Functions of Folklore," and "The First Group of British Folklorists." 1955.
Box 47 FF 5 Education--Research Projects. Steele, Loraine and Corene Simms. An Early History of Pittsburg. Early history of Pittsburg, Kansas. 1960.
Box 47 FF 6 Education--Research Projects. Steven, Michael. A History of Two Towns in Woodson County, Kansas: Neosho Falls and Rose. 1961.
Box 47 FF 7 Education--Research Projects. Taylor, Charlene. Campus Songs from Wichita University. Primarily sorority songs. 1959-60. [See Field Recordings #21, Box 37 FF 4]
Box 47 FF 8 Education--Research Projects. Taylor, Charlene. Early Day Stories, as Told by Mr. Charles D. Taylor. Reminiscence of life and happenings after 1908 in Liberal, Kansas area.1960.
Box 47 FF 9 Education--Research Projects. Thompson, Michael D. The Kansas Runnymeade. History of the transplanted English community in Kansas. Date unknown. [See Field Recordings #13, Box 36 FF 13]
Box 47 FF 10 Education--Research Projects. Troxel, Wilma. Food Preservation of Yesterday. Canning, drying, and pickling techniques used in the 1920s. 1960.
Box 47 FF 11 Education--Research Projects. Vanderford, C. M. American Folklore. Collected song lyrics. 1961. [See Field Recordings #82, Box 39 FF 1]
Box 47 FF 12 Education--Research Projects. Viets, Anna Lee. The Village by the Side of the Road. History of Brazilton, Kansas. 1961.
Box 47 FF 13 Education--Research Projects. Watkins, Jim. Slang Expressions. Slang terms alphabetized with definitions. Date Unknown.
Box 47 FF 14 Education--Research Projects. Weiss, Sharon. Old Time Favorite Recipes. 20 pages of recipes from author's grandmother's cookbook. Date unknown.
Box 47 FF 15 Education--Research Projects. Widdowson, Melba C. Western North Carolina Folklore. 1961.
Box 47 FF 16 Education--Research Projects. Williams, Helen S. Songs Collected from My Husband, Thomas Z. Williams. 1963.
Box 47 FF 17 Education--Research Projects. Wimmer, Kenneth. Ballet Book of Mrs. Eunice Callen. Collections of songs and poems. 1961.
Box 47 FF 18 Education--Research Projects. Wittman, Jean. American Folklore Term Project. Lyrics learned from Mrs. Ruth Buchanan. 1961. [See Field Recordings #34, Box 37 FF 16]
Box 47 FF 19 Education--Research Projects. Wolf, Milton M. Farm Experiences: "Filling Silo" and "By Caesarean". Stories. 1964.
Box 47 FF 20 Education--Research Projects. Wolf, Milton M. Farm Sales "1963 Style". Comments and photographs of four sales of varying size. 1964.
Box 47 FF 21 Education--Research Projects. Wolf, Milton M. A Way of Life, as Told by Ethel A. Wolf. Narrative concerning homelife around the turn of the century near the Ninnescah River. 1964.
Box 47 FF 22 Education--Research Projects. Wood, opal. Early Stories Collected from the Timber Hill District, Osage Township, Labette County, Kansas. Stories recalled by Miss Katie Baird and Mrs. Grace Conrad. 1960.
Box 47 FF 23 Education--Research Projects. Woodman, June. Recorded Folk Songs. Words and information for 8 folk songs. 1964.
Box 47 FF 24 Education--Research Projects. Woodruff, Betty L. Some Kansas History as Seen by Harry O. Wetzel. Includes personal history of Mr. Wetzel, his version of a poem about the Benders and the Thayer tornado of 1940. 1960.
Box 47 FF 25 Education--Research Projects. Woody, Kathryn, Nella Wolf and Ida Mae Query. Folklore. Song collection. 1961. [See Field Recordings #20, Box 37 FF 3]
Box 47 FF 26 Education--Research Projects. Author unknown. The Chisolm Trail. History with bibliography and clippings. Date Unknown.
Box 47 FF 27 Education--Research Projects. Author unknown. Greeting Cards and Messages. Samples. Date unknown.
Box 47 FF 28 Education--Research Projects. Author unknown. Sayings Collected in 1959 and 1960 from a Number of People in Different Places. 1959-60.
Box 47 FF 29 Education--Research Projects. Author unknown. Story. Story starting in 1916 and ending as the storyteller joins the calvary for World War I. Date unknown.
Box 47 FF 30 Education--Research Projects. Author unknown. Untitled. Lyrics and music. Date unknown. [See Field Recordings #18, Box 37 FF 1; #23, Box 37 FF 6; #83, Box 39 FF 2]
Box 47 FF 31 Education--Research Projects. Author unknown. Structure and the "Miller's Tale". Discussion of Chaucer's "Miller's Tale". Date unknown.
 
Series 3-- The Unburnished Mirror and other Folklore Projects
Box 48 FF 1 Folklore Projects--The Unburnished Mirror: Folk Music and Dancing, September 1, 1983 (2 reels with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Introduction, Explanation of dances performed by the Edelweiss Dancers, Performance by the Edelweiss Dancers, Performance by Keno Corner Band, songs: Sail Away Ladies, Old Joe Clark, Whiskey in the Jar, Buffalo Gals, Hoedown. SIDE B: Dramatization of a pioneer woman by Sara Lindsey, Performance by Keno Corner Band, songs: Four Nights Drunk, unidentified, Good Ol' Rebel, Closing Remarks and announcements.
Box 48 FF 2 Folklore Projects--The Unburnished Mirror: Legend and Lore of the Great Plains, September 8, 1983. Folder includes Reel 1 and 2 of 3.
Box 48 FF 3 Folklore Projects--The Unburnished Mirror: Legend and Lore of the Great Plains, September 8, 1983. Folder includes Reel 3 of 3 and cassette copies. Cassettes include: CASSETTE A: Introduction by Len Missineo, Introduction of Dr. Bill Koch by Dr. William Nelson, Keynote address by Dr. Bill Koch and discussion of Great Plains legends. CASSETTE B: Continuation of discussion by Dr. Bill Koch, Introduction of Dr. P. J. Wyatt by Dr. William Nelson, Discussion of folklore by Dr. P. J. Wyatt. CASSETTE C: Introduction of Dr. Gayle Davis, Discussion of Joan O'Bryant by Dr. Davis with samples from the O'Bryant collection.
Box 48 FF 4 Folklore Projects--The Unburnished Mirror: Tall Tales and Southwind Songs, September 10, 1983. Folder includes Reels 1 and 2 of 3.
Box 48 FF 5 Folklore Projects--The Unburnished Mirror: Tall Tales and Southwind Songs, September 10, 1983. Folder includes Reel 3 of 3 with cassette copies. Cassettes include: SIDE A: Introduction, Stories and songs by various performers. Program was written by Vivien Minshull-Ford, music was provided by Jim Krause, and was directed by Andy Musick. SIDE B: Continuation of stories and songs. SIDE C: Introduction of Dr. William Nelson by Liz Kennedy, Folklore panel discussion featuring Dr. P. J. Wyatt, Dr. Greg Sjoka, Jackie Snyder, and Jim Krause. The folder also includes a copy of the script for the program.
Box 48 FF 6 Folklore Projects--The Unburnished Mirror: Singing and Tatting, September 15, 1983 (2 Reels with cassette copy). Cassette includes: SIDE A: Welcome and introduction of Dr. William Nelson, Introduction of Rachel Shorthill by Dr. Nelson, Discussion of folk music by Rachel Shorthill with sound samples, Introduction of Dr. Gayle Davis by Dr. Nelson, Slide presentation and discussion of quilt blocks by Dr. Davis. SIDE B: Continuation of quilt block presentation, Question and answer period.
Box 48 FF 7 Folklore Projects--The Unburnished Mirror: Tall Tales and Southwind Songs, September 24, 1983. Folder includes Reels 1 and 2 of 3.
Box 48 FF 8 Folklore Projects-- The Unburnished Mirror: Tall Tales and Southwind Songs September 24, 1983. Folder includes Reel 3 of 3 and cassette copies. Cassettes include: CASSETTE A: Welcome by Patricia (?) of Old Cowtown Museum, Stories and songs in performance by Vivien Minshull-Ford, Andy Musick and Jim Krause. CASSETTE B: Continuation of stories and songs. CASSETTE C: Introduction of Dr. William Nelson, Folklore panel discussion featuring Dr. P. J. Wyatt, Dr. Gayle Davis, and Dr. Greg Sjoka. The panel was moderated by Dr. William Nelson.
Box 48 FF 9 Folklore Projects-- The Unburnished Mirror: Promotional Material. The folder includes (2) copies of The Unburnished Mirror: An Interpretive Study of Folklore and Content Description of the Joan O'Bryant Collection.
Box 48 FF 10 Folklore Projects-- The Unburnished Mirror: Promotional Material. The folder includes (2) event programs describing the Unburnished Mirror program, (2) flyers advertising the Legend and Lore of the Great Plains discussion, (1) flyer advertising the Folk Music and Dancing program, 1983 newspaper article, and other materials about the O'Bryant collection and upcoming events.
Box 48 FF 11 Folklore Projects--Sketches of Experience: Quilt Blocks and the Joan O'Bryant Folklore Collection. The folder includes the script for the slide program and an audio cassette of program.
Box 48 FF 12 Folklore Projects--Sketches of Experience: Quilt Blocks and the Joan O'Bryant Folklore Collection. The folder includes slides used for the program.
Box 49 FF Folklore Projects--Sketches of Experience: Quilt Blocks and the Joan O'Bryant Folklore Collection. Quilt Block samples used for the program.
Box 50 FF 1 Folklore Projects--Slides. The slides in this folder picture events held at the Wichita Public Library and Cowtown, 1980s.
Box 50 FF 2 Folklore Projects--Music Performance. Cassette includes: SIDE A: Introduction of Music Live Series offered by Wichita Public Library, Performance by Buffalo Grass Revue, songs: Sail Away Ladies, Old Joe Clarke, Whiskey Before Breakfast, Alfred Packer, Frosty Morning, Year of Jubilo, Hop High Ladies, Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring, Who Broke the Lock?, Over the Waterfall, Brother Ephus, Angelina Baker. SIDE B: Waterbound, Hot Corn Cold Corn, Closing Remarks. Also includes typed notes on the songs by Jim Krause, 1983.
Box 50 FF 3 Folklore Projects--Research Papers. The folder includes three research papers written by non Joan O'Bryant students, but who used the Joan O'Bryant Collection. The papers include: The Cambric Shirt, discussion of the popular folk ballad, 1984. Illness + Cure/Remedy = Health (Life), (Evil) + (Blood) = Healing, (Black) + (Red/Black) = (White), a discussion of folk remedies, 1983. The Real Billy the Kid, 1965.
Box 50 FF 4 Folder includes information from the Wichita Public library about the use of the Joan O'Bryant collection.
Box 50 FF Folklore Projects--Tall Tales and Southwind Songs, April 1984. Includes a master video copy and VHS video copy of the program.
 
Series 4-- Artifacts
Box 50 Artifacts: Two Dried Apple Dolls, submitted by Julia Sullivan, July 9, 1964. A bar of homemade soap, small wood flute carved from a branch, and an unknown item made from a half walnut shell.
 
Series 5-- Oversized
Box 51 Oversized. The box includes Quilt Block scrapbook, prepared by Anna Hunt, November 19, 1962. A Quilt Block scrapbook, prepared by Marie Dugan, Summer 1959. Also includes advertising posters for The Unburnished Mirror programs.
 
Series 6-- Additional Copies
Box 52 Additional Copies. This box contains 61 copies of The Unburnished Mirror: An Interpretive Study of Folklore and Content Description of the Joan O'Bryant Folklore Collection.
Box 53 Additional Copies. This box includes additional copies of audio cassettes from the Unburnished Mirror Programs.
Box 54 Additional Copies. This box includes additional copies of audio cassettes from the Unburnished Mirror Programs.