Collection of folksongs

Collection of folksongs

Dates: 1960-2007

Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah from 1960 to 2007. Most of the items are typewritten, but a few of the older items are handwritten. Many of the items contain a description of how, when, and where they were collected as well as explanations of social and cultural contexts.

  • Extent: 17 boxes (8.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: FA 13
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; William A. Wilson Folklore Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Wilson Folklore Archives must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Languages and Scripts
Location of Originals
All items located in the "MISSING" series have been entered into Archivist's Toolkit, but are not numbered and the physical copies are missing. If found, they are to be numbered and put in boxes with the rest of FA13. The student processor put keywords in the Component Unique Identifier box to indicate where the items should be moved to if found.
[Arrangement note]
Conditions of Use
Open for public research.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: FA 13; Collection of folksongs; Wilson Folklore Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: FA 13, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Various folklore students; 1960-2007
Future Additions
Collection adds approximately 0.08 linear feet per year.
Appraisal Information
Student generated folklore (William A. Wilson Folklore Archives Collection Development Policy, 2009; IV, a, i , 4).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Collection of folksongs
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kyle Jepson
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-22T04:28-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

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Kristi Young
Curator - William A. Wilson Folklore Archives