Louise Manny/Lord Beaverbrook Collection of New Brunswick Folksong
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of approximately 125 songs and ballads dubbed from Louise Manny’s original field recordings (1950s-1960s) which are collectively known as known as the “Lord Beaverbrook Collection of New Brunswick Folksong.”
- Creation: 1976
Conditions Governing Access
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Language of Materials
NA0853 Singers Wilmot MacDonald, Frank Ramsay, Thomas W. Coughlan, Ernest Tozer, Basil Thibodeau, John Stymiest, George Campbell, Jared MacLean, Fred MacMahon, Willie MacDonald, Stanley MacDonald, E. Robichaud, Arthur MacDonald, Bessie Crocker, and G. E. Duplessis, Marie Hare, and many others, donated by James Reginald Wilson, 1974, Miramichi area, New Brunswick. Accession consists of eleven tape reels containing approximately 125 songs and ballads dubbed in the early 1960s from Louise Manny’s original acetate disc field recordings (1950s-1960s) which are collectively known as known as the “Lord Beaverbrook Collection of New Brunswick Folksong.” The tape copies were supplied by Wilson in conjunction with the National Museum of Canada which also has taped copies. Note: not all of the material is contained on these service copy reels. Text: 9 pp. brief catalog. Recordings: T 0794 - T 0797 3 hours.
Existence and Location of Originals
Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047 https://lccn.loc.gov/2013655211.
Materials Specific Details
Audio files are the primary source material. Transcriptions are the transcriber's best effort to convert audio to text, but should be considered secondary to the audio.
- Guide to the Louise Manny/Lord Beaverbrook Collection of New Brunswick Folksong
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- Amanda Marden
- April 2018
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