Adams, Moses, 1803-

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Moses Adams, the original owner of the Moses Adam manuscript (a homespun clothbound, handwritten book of ballads) was born in 1903 in Dehart, North Carolina. The manuscript was passed down in the family until 1932 when folk song collector W. Amos Abrams purchased it from Luther Adams.

From the description of Moses Adams papers [undated]. (Western North Carolina Library Network). WorldCat record id: 51987925

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creatorOf Adams, Moses, 1803-. Moses Adams papers [undated]. Appalachian State University, ASU
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associatedWith Abrams, William Amos, 1904- person
associatedWith Adams family. family
associatedWith Appalachian State University. W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection. Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Olson, Eric. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
North Carolina--Wilkes County
Appalachian Region, Southern
Dehart Community (Wilkes County : N.C.)
Ballads, English
Folk songs, English


Birth 1803

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