Folksongs and Ballads, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Folksongs and Ballads
1971 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Lynn Avey was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
Telephone: 541-346-3925
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection includes project release form signed by the collector.

Collection includes project release form with additional stipulations.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy and additional stipulations by collectors or informants. See project release form in collection file for additional stipulations.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
BREAK THE NEWS TO MOTHER: "While the shot and shell were screaming upon the battlefield"
I WOULDN'T LEAVE MY LITTLE WOODEN HUT FOR YOU: "Once on a cannibal isle there dwelt a dark-eyed maid"
THE FREE SLAVE: "Here I stand a free slave upon the northern bank ..."
STAY IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD: "Lilac trees a-bloomin' in the garden by the gate"
THE GOLDEN VANITY: "There was a gallant ship in the north 'Amerikee'"
BABES IN THE WOOD: "Oh, don't you remember, a long time ago"
ON AN INDIAN RESERVATION: "On an Indian reservation, far from home and civilization"

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1971_169: Lynn Avey Interview Sound Recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
5 inches
5 inches
Unaccompanied songs: "Break the news to mother," "I wouldn't leave my little wooden hut for you," "The Free Slave," "Stays in your own back yard," "The Golden Variety," "Babes in the Wood," "On an Indian Reservation"
May 1971

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • ballads
  • folksongs
  • Sound recordings
  • White
  • Personal Names :
  • Eymer, Bertha
  • Geographical Names :
  • Alberta, Northern
  • Frenchtown (Mont.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project