De Caro, F. A., 1943-

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Francis A. de Caro, a professor emeritus of English at Louisiana State University, is the author of The Folktale Cat (1993) and Folklife in Louisiana Photography (1990). He was the first chairman of the Louisiana Folklife Commission, an advisory body to the Louisiana State Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism that works closely with the agency's folklife program. His wife, Rosan Augusta Jordan, is a retired professor of English at Louisiana State University. Both received Ph.D. degrees in folklore from Indiana University. They co-edited Louisiana Sojourns: Travelers' Tales and Literary Journeys (1998).

From the description of Francis A. de Caro and Rosan A. Jordan collection, 1956-2006 (bulk 1966-2003). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 122588133

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referencedIn Louisiana Folklore Society. Louisiana Folklore Society records, 1956-2011 (bulk 1956-2000). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Dorson mss., 1925-1981 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn De Caro, F. A. Francis A. de Caro and Rosan A. Jordan collection, 1956-2006 (bulk 1966-2003). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf De Caro, F. A. Francis A. de Caro and Rosan A. Jordan collection, 1956-2006 (bulk 1966-2003). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf De Caro, F. A., 1943-. De Caro-Jordan Anglo-Indian oral history series, 1978. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Louisiana Folklife Program. Louisiana Folklife Program project files, 1973-2001 (bulk 1979-1998). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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associatedWith De Caro, F. A., 1943- person
associatedWith Dorson, Richard Mercer, 1916-1981 person
associatedWith Jordan, R. A. (Rosan A.) person
associatedWith Louisiana Folklife Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Louisiana Folklore Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) corporateBody
associatedWith Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Louisiana
Great Britain
India
India
Subject
Anglo--Indians--Social life and customs
Tales
British--Social life and customs
Cajuns--Folklore
Folklore
Identity (Psychology)
British--Interviews
Folk music
Cajun music
Popular music
Acculturation
Artisans
Occupation
Foresters--India
Soldiers--India
Colonial administrators--India
Missionaries--India
Engineers--India
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Birth 1943-04-22

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