Knott, Sarah Gertrude, 1895-1984

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Knott served as president of the NFFA from its founding in 1934 until 1970. The group's annual festival featured indigenous American and ethnic song and dance. The NFFA later changed its name to the National Council for Traditional Arts.

From the description of Papers, 1934-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 191916942

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referencedIn Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, 1815-2002, 1932-1955 Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center Library of Congress,
referencedIn Paul Green Papers, 1880-1992 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Dorson mss., 1925-1981 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Sarah Gertrude Knott. Papers, 1934-1979. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Guide Project Office
creatorOf National Folk Festival Association. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1968. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn McCallister, Ralph, 1905-1988. Ralph McCallister papers, 1936-1985 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Hawes, Bess Lomax, 1921-2009. Archive collection, 1985. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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associatedWith Dorson, Richard Mercer, 1916-1981 person
associatedWith Green, Paul, 1894-1981 person
associatedWith Hawes, Bess Lomax, 1921-2009. person
correspondedWith Linscott, Eloise Hubbard corporateBody
associatedWith McCallister, Ralph, 1905-1988. person
associatedWith National Folk Festival Association. corporateBody
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Birth 1895

Death 1984



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SNAC ID: 54892094