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Folksong Student Papers

Identifier: MF018

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a series of student projects on folksongs in America.


  • Creation: 1960s-2001

Conditions Governing Access

For digitized items free from access restrictions, we are working to upload this material (pdfs, mp3s, jpgs) for public access, but it is an ongoing project. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, contact Special Collections (

Conditions Governing Use

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher. No known restrictions on material.


35 items

Language of Materials



While most of this collection is digitized, there is one physical paper: Joe Dupere, interviewed by Isaac Dupere for ANT 423, 2001.

Existence and Location of Originals

Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047

Collection Note

Course note: These are papers from Eh 34 Ballad and Folksong (1965-1969, taught by Ives), Fo 134 Folksong in America (1970-1979, taught by Ives), Ay 123 Folksong (1980-1988), and ANT 423 Folksong (1989-). The latter two may have been taught by Ives, but the course catalog doesn’t list instructors.

Guide to the Folksong Student Papers
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Amanda Marden
April 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States