Guide to the Ballads, Poems and Folklore: History of Yadkin County, undated

Summary Information

Title: Ballads, Poems and Folklore: History of Yadkin County, undated
Collection: AC.286
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

Ballads, Poems and Folklore: History of Yadkin County contains one hand-made book of 41 pages of hand-written ballads, poems and folklore, created by Mildred Sou[?]. It is in delicate condition.This booklet contains 24 items such as Auld Lang Syne, Bonny Barbara Allen, The Wife of Usher's Well, and anecdotes on Yadkin County court trials.

Creator: Mildred Sou[?]

Biographical/Historical Note

No provenance for the book is known. The handwriting appears to be that of an elementary school student. The author's surname is incomplete, due to insect damage.

Scope and Contents

Ballads, Poems and Folklore: History of Yadkin County contains one hand-made book of 41 pages of hand-written ballads, poems and folklore, created by Mildred Sou[?]. It is in delicate condition.This booklet contains 24 items such as Auld Lang Syne, Bonny Barbara Allen, The Wife of Usher's Well, and anecdotes on Yadkin County court trials.

 

 

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection purchased this collection on 1 March 2006. The accession number is AC.2006.010.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, March 2006; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, March 2006

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.286: Ballads, Poems and Folklore: History of Yadkin County, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Series I: Ballads, Poems and Folklore: History of Yadkin County, undated

Series Description: Ballads, Poems and Folklore: History of Yadkin County contains one hand-made book of 41 pages of hand-written ballads, poems and folklore, created by Mildred Sou[?]. It is in delicate condition.This booklet contains 24 items such as Auld Lang Syne, Bonny Barbara Allen, The Wife of Usher's Well, and anecdotes on Yadkin County court trials.

 

 Book. Folder 1