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Collection Descriptions

Name

Lumpkin, Ben Gray, Collection (1901-1982)
University of Colorado English professor from 1946-1969, collector of American folk music.

Location

Macky.

Description

Collection contains taped field recordings (songs and variants by Colorado informants 1950-1970, and hillbilly songs 1924-1938); monographs; index file cards; informant biography and correspondence; teaching and writing resources.

Status

Collection organized. Collection guide available.

Arrangement

Tapes arranged chronologically. Papers arranged by topic.

Size

58 linear feet.

Access

Open.

Provenance

Donated by Prof. Ben Gray Lumpkin.

Online Guide pdf document (144 kb)

 

For information on this and other collections, contact the AMRC office:
Thomas.Riis@colorado.edu or Laurie.Sampsel@colorado.edu.