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Ben Gray Lumpkin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M251

Ben Lumpkin was a professor at the University of Colorado and a member of the Colorado Folklore Society. He did extensive research on the history of the Folklore Society and published an article about it entitled: "The Colorado Folklore Society." The article appeared in the Journal of American Folklore in the January-March 1969 issue.

Dates

  • 1875-1969

Creator

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (half letter document box)

Scope and Contents

This collection includes research notes, photographs and correspondence used by Ben Gray Lumpkin in writing his article, "The Colorado Folklore Society." It also includes copies of the final article.

Biographical / Historical

Ben Lumpkin was a professor at the University of Colorado and a member of the Colorado Folklore Society. He did extensive research on the history of the Folklore Society and published an article about it entitled: ''The Colorado Folklore Society.'' The article appeared in the Journal of American Folklore in the January-March 1969 issue.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series:; 1. Research Material, 1875-1969.; 2. Published Article, 1969.;

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ben Gray Lumpkin, 1969.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Related Materials

Related materials about the Colorado Folklore Society can be found in the Levette J. Davidson Papers, M017. Univesity of Denver Special Collections and Archives.
Related Materials Related materials about folklore in Colorado may be found in the the Ben Gray Lumpkin field recordings and papers, 1924-1970, COU-AMRC-60, American Music Research Center, University of Colorado at Boulder. Inventory and selected field recordings available online

General

There is no accession record.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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