Richard M. Dorson papers 1940-1980, bulk 1962-1977

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Richard M. Dorson papers, 1940-1980, bulk 1962-1977

Richard M. Dorson papers 1940-1980, bulk 1962-1977

Dr. Richard Dorson is often cited as the father of American folklore. Over his lifetime he published a large collection of books and articles dealing with how folklore and culture are tied together. Dorson founded the Indiana University Folklore Institute in 1963, and became the first director and Chairman of the Folklore Department in 1978. This collection consists of Dr. Dorson’s published articles, correspondence, and research connected to the Gary Project which resulted in the book Land of the Millrats.

5.4 cubic feet (6 boxes)

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Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981

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Dr. Richard Dorson is often cited as the father of American folklore. Over his lifetime he published a large collection of books and articles dealing with how folklore and culture are tied together. Dorson founded the Indiana University Folklore Institute in 1963, and became the first director and Chairman of the Folklore Department in 1978. From the description of Richard M. Dorson papers, 1940-1980, bulk 1962-1977. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 528831734 ...