Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection 1815-2002 1932-1955

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Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection 1815-2002 1932-1955

Eloise Hubbard Linscott’s collection of research materials for her book, (1939) and other folk music research through about 1955. The collection includes correspondence; music transcriptions; sound recordings of folk music, lectures, and radio broadcasts; photographs of Linscott's informants; documentation of events and trips within New England; plus some materials from her estate, dated circa 1815-2002. Folk Songs of Old New England

34 boxes (18 linear feet); 198 folders.; 11 sound cylinders : analog.; 441 sound discs : analog ; various sizes.; 32 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.; 1 sound cassette : analog.; circa 200 photographs : photographic prints, negatives ; various sizes.; 12 drawings.

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