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Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive Only top-level descriptions
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E. R. Seary fonds

  • Fonds
  • [196?]-1977

Fonds consists of the working papers of Professor Seary for his 1976 publication Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland. It includes an index of family names and information about different spellings of surnames, geographic distribution of sur...

Seary, E.R.

Joyce Coldwell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 197?-1977

Fonds consists primarily of material collected for Coldwell's doctoral thesis, Treasure Stories and Beliefs in Atlantic Canada, and pertains to folk narrative about folksong and treasure: bibliographic information pertaining to publications o...

Coldwell, Joyce

Elizabeth Greenleaf fonds

  • 1920-1929

Fonds consists of materials collected during trips to Newfoundland In 1920, 1921 and 1929. It includes music composition books containing field notes, musical transcriptions and textual transcriptions; correspondence to and from her family; drafts...

Greenleaf, Elizabeth

Maud Karpeles fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1929-1930

Fonds consists of field notebooks with entries made by Maud Karpeles during her Newfoundland folksong collecting trips. Included are field diaries, notes on Newfoundland history and social organisation, shorthand notes of song texts, notebooks of ...

Karpeles, Maud

Royal Canadian Legion Aural History Project

  • Collection
  • [1944-1968]

Collection contains 29 audio cassette copies and 4 video cassette copies of interviews with Newfoundland members of the Royal Canadian Legion, along with 6 photographs and a photocopy of a diary. The interviews contain information about the person...

Royal Canadian Legion

MacEdward Leach fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1951, 1960

Fonds consists primarily of audio recordings and field notes made in Newfoundland, Labrador and Nova Scotia during Leach's field trips. They include 102 audio recordings made in 1949, 1950, 1951 and 1960. Included also are Leach's tape t...

Leach, MacEdward

Kenneth Peacock fonds

  • Fonds
  • [1951-1952; 1958-1961]

Fonds consists of audio cassette copies of field recordings done in Newfoundland and Labrador by Peacock in the summer months of 1951 and 1952 and at various times during the years 1958-1961, along with copies of Peacock's tape indexes. Much ...

Peacock, Kenneth

Public Resource Library Newfoundland music collection

  • Collection
  • [1960-1985?]

The collection contains 70 commercial recordings of Newfoundland performers on audio cassette (ca. 60 min.) and audio disc (45 rpm, 78 rpm and 331/3 rpm) and 65 duplicate copies of these recordings. These items have been recorded by a variety of N...

English 200 collection

  • Collection
  • 1962-1968

The collection consists of short term papers, brief responses to on-going folklore survey project on folklore survey cards and assorted brief items on slips of paper. The collection represents material gathered from English 200 students as a conse...

Halpert, Herbert

John Widdowson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1963-1999, predominantly 1963-1967

Fonds consists of folkloric material collected as a result of field trips to various communities, outports and bays in Newfoundland; predominantly Notre Dame Bay, White Bay, the Baie Verte Peninsula and Placentia Bay. The material in the fonds was...

Widdowson, John

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