Don. Yoder Papers, 1890s-1990


Don. Yoder Papers, 1890s-1990

Musician, folklorist, and professor of religion at Franklin and Marshall College and the University of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, writings, notes, sheet music, open-reel tapes (FT 5505-5510), and other materials, chiefly relating to the collection of texts of German and Pennsylvania Dutch hymns for Yoder's book, (1962). Also included are materials about Yoder's other chief interest, the Evangelical United Brethren Church, and other items of general interest to folklorists. Pennsylvania Spirituals

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Yoder, Don. (person)

Don Yoder is a musician and folklorist. In the 1950s, he was on the faculty of Franklin and Marshall College. In the 1960s, he moved to the University of Pennsylvania, where he was initially on the faculty of the Department of Religious Thought and later in the Department of Folklore and Folklife Yoder is the author of several books, many of them having to do with the lives of German immigrants in Pennsylvania. One of his prime research interests is the Evangelical Unite...