Thompson, Harold William, 1891-1964

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Detroit, Michigan, businessman and civic leader, layman in the Protestant Episcopal Church, and state government official.

From the description of Harold Thompson papers, 1940-1986. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420978

Musician, professor of English and American Literature at Cornell University, first president of the New York Folklore Society (1949-1950), and editor of the New York Folklore Quarterly (1950-1955).

From the description of Harold William Thompson papers, 1942-1955. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74899134

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creatorOf Thompson, Harold William, 1891-1964. Harold William Thompson papers, 1942-1955. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Jones, Louis C. (Louis Clark), 1908-1990. Louis C. Jones papers, 1853-1993 (bulk 1925-1987). Fenimore Art Museum (Cooperstown, N. Y.)
creatorOf Cutting, Edith E. Edith Cutting papers, 1938-1977. University at Albany, University Libraries
creatorOf Thompson, Harold William, 1891-1964. Body, boots, and britches : typescript, 1939. New York State Library
referencedIn Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Papers, 1681-1966 (bulk 1900-1960) Houghton Library
creatorOf Thompson, Harold W. [Articles, book reviews, etc.]. Lafayette College
referencedIn Dorson mss., 1925-1981 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Thompson, Harold, 1897-1986. Harold Thompson papers, 1940-1986. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Botkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901- person
associatedWith Carmer, Carl Lamson, 1893- person
associatedWith Cornell University. corporateBody
associatedWith Cutting, Edith E. person
associatedWith Detroit (Mich.). Mayor's Interracial Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Dorson, Richard Mercer, 1916-1981 person
associatedWith Edmonds, Walter Dumaux, 1903- person
associatedWith Episcopal Church corporateBody
associatedWith First Presbyterian Church (Albany, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Jones, Louis Clark, 1903- person
associatedWith Lafayette College (Easton, Pa.). Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Folklore Society. corporateBody
associatedWith New York State Historical Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Pathfinders of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Republican Party (Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rubin, Ruth. person
associatedWith Seeger, Pete, 1919- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)
New York (State)
Detroit (Mich.)
African Americans
Ballads, English
Folk songs, English


Birth 1891-06-05

Death 1964-02




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