University of Arizona

Folklore

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  1. Southwest Folklore Center Pre-1980 Sound Disc Collection

    Sound discs collected by the Center before 1980, consisting of commercial and noncommercial recordings of oral history interviews and examples of local, national and international folk music. The collection includes sound discs of field recordings made 19 ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-08 19:19

  2. Southwest Folklore Center Sound Disc Collection

    Sound discs of Mexican American, Native American and square dance music, acquired by the Southwest Folklore Center after 1980. Included materials:  Audio Recordings Subject Area:  Mexico Folklore Mexican Collection Area:  Borderlands 1945 Number:  SWF 008 ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-08 19:20

  3. Southwest Folklore Center Cassette Recordings Collection

    Cassette recordings of gospel music, country and western music, Mexican American and Native American music, and cowboy songs and poetry. Includes numerous cassettes of music written and performed by Lalo Guerrero, a Mexican American artist born in Tucson, ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-08 19:20

  4. Southwest Folklore Center Videorecordings Collection

    Videorecordings of Native American poetry readings, dance, music and storytelling performances, chiefly in Tucson, Arizona and southern Arizona; Mexican American music; oral histories concerning Tucson, Arizona; and interviews with cowboy poets, singers a ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-08 19:20

  5. Southwest Folklore Center Field Recordings Collection

    Reel tape recordings produced by University of Arizona Folklore Committee members from 1943 through 1979, and tape reels produced or acquired by the Southwest Folklore Center thereafter. Predominately from southern Arizona, they include cowboy songs and m ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-08 19:21

  6. University of Arizona Folklore Committee Records

    The University of Arizona Folklore Committee, founded in 1943 by Professor Frances Gillmor, created the Folklore Archive in 1945 to conserve folkloric materials being collected statewide by the interdepartmental Committtee. The committee collected songs, ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 13:57

  7. Papers of L. Marguerite Collier

    Marguerite Collier, 1893-1976, was a teacher in Tucson, Arizona and began a Mexican folklore club at Carrillo School in 1933 to encourage interest in the music, art and drama of Mexico. In 1936 she introduced to her students the tradition of "las pos ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 14:14

  8. Papers of Vicente S. Acosta

    Vicente S. Acosta, 1918-1983, taught Spanish and served as chair of the Spanish department at Santa Rita High School in Tucson, Arizona. He developed an interest in numerous elements of Southwestern folklore, such as folksongs, herbal remedies, and the wa ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 14:25

  9. Southwest Folklore Center Small Manuscripts Collection

    Manuscript materials, printed texts and photographs acquired by the Southwest Folklore Center after its establishment in 1980, on topics concerning folklore and popular music in Arizona, the Southwest, and northern Mexico. Included materials: Manuscript S ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 14:42