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Louise Manny/Lord Beaverbrook Collection of New Brunswick Folksong

 Collection
Identifier: MF032

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.”

Dates

  • Creation: 1976

Creator

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 (um.library.spc@maine.edu).

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1 item

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

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.

Related Materials

NAFOH collection MF102 Miramichi Folksong Festival Collection. See also Wilson, James. Ballad Tunes of the Miramichi. M.A. Thesis. New York University, 1961.

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.

Title
Guide to the Louise Manny/Lord Beaverbrook Collection of New Brunswick Folksong
Status
Digital Objects Available
Author
Amanda Marden
Date
April 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

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