Guide to the Vassar College Folklore Foundation Records, 1919-1938
Table of Contents
- Collection Summary
- Administrative History
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Headings
- Related Material
- Administrative Information
- Access and Use
- Encoding Information
- Container List
|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Creator:||Vassar College. Folklore Foundation|
|Title:||Vassar College Folklore Foundation Records|
|Quantity:||0.6 cubic ft. (3 boxes)|
|Abstract:||Correspondence of Martha Warren Beckwith concerning research inquiries, folklore topics, conferences, papers, lectures, distribution of the Foundation publications, and other activities of the Foundation, 1919-1938.|
|Forms of Materials:||Correspondence and reports|
The Folklore Foundation was founded in 1920 as the gift of an anonymous donor. Martha Beckwith was hired to run the program, which was meant primarily as a research and not a teaching program. The foundation ended in 1938 when Beckwith retired.
Correspondence of Martha Warren Beckwith concerning research inquiries, folklore topics, conferences, papers, lectures, distribution of the Foundation publications, and other activities of the Foundation, 1919-1938.
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.
- A cylinder recorder from the Folklore Foundation is housed in the Vassar College Music Library.
- Beckwith, Martha Warren, 1871-1959.
- Folklore--Research. Folklore--Study and teaching.
Encoded by Elizabeth Clarke, April 2007.
Vassar College Folklore Foundation Records, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Guide compiled December 1990.
|Folder 1.1||Annual reports, 1920-1926|
|Folder 1.2||Annual reports, 1927/1928, 1928/1929|
|Folder 1.3||Annual reports, 1930/1931, 1931/1932|
|Folder 1.4||Annual reports, 1934/1935|
|Folder 1.5||[Final] annual report with addenda summarizing the history and activities of the Folklore Foundation, 1937/1938|
|Folders 1.6-1.8||Correspondence - Distribution of Publications|
|Folder 1.9||Correspondence - Activities of the Department|
|Folder 2.10||General Correspondence - A - Benedict|
|Folder 2.11||General Correspondence - Bentley - Burchenal|
|Folder 2.12||General Correspondence - C|
|Folder 2.13||General Correspondence - Davis - Herzog|
|Folder 2.14||General Correspondence - Howe|
|Folder 3.15||General Correspondence - J|
|Folder 3.16||General Correspondence - K-M|
|Folder 3.17||General Correspondence - N-S|
|Folder 3.18||General Correspondence - T-Z|