North Carolina Folklore Society Records, 1912-1999

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North Carolina Folklore Society Records, 1912-1999

The North Carolina Folklore Society was organized in 1912 at the instigation of the American Folklore Society and Frank C. Brown (1870-1943) Brown was secretary-treasurer, 1913-1943. He was succeeded by Arthur Palmer Hudson (1892-1978), who served until 1964. Hudson established the Society's journal, , in 1954 and edited it until 1963. The collection includes reports of council meetings and annual meetings, treasurers' records, correspondence, and other records of the North Carolina Folklore Society. For 1912-1938, records of council meetings and annual meetings are almost complete. There is, however, little financial information and no correspondence from before 1926. Treasurer's records and reports of annual meetings are complete for the years of Arthur Palmer Hudson's secretary-treasurership, 1943-1964, but reports of council meetings are sporadic, and there is little correspondence for this period. Documentation, 1964-1976, is primarily limited to correspondence concerning publication of and to amendments to the Society's constitution in 1970. Additional material received in October 2001 primarily contains programs and minutes of annual meetings, 1964-1996; financial records, 1976-1997; and applications and reports, 1968-1994, for grants received by the Society from the North Carolina Arts Council. Also included are some files about the history of the Society, the , awards given by the Society, and other activities of the Society. for such literary and educational purposes as the study of folklore, and especially the collection, preservation, and publication of the folklore of North Carolina. North Carolina Folklore North Carolina Folklore North Carolina Folklore Journal

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The North Carolina Folklore Society was organized in 1912 at the instigation of the American Folklore Society and Frank C. Brown (1870-1943) "for such literary and educational purposes as the study of folklore, and especially the collection, preservation, and publication of the folklore of North Carolina." Brown was secretary-treasurer, 1913-1943. He was succeeded by Arthur Palmer Hudson (1892-1978), who served until 1964. Hudson established the Society's journal, "North Carolina Folklore," in 1...