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Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture

ANGUILLA COLLECTIONS
IN THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE

Series Editor: Ann Hoog
Revised: January 2012


For additional information about Archive of Folk Culture collections, contact the Folklife Reading Room. To request copies, see our webpages regarding audio materials and photographic materials. Please refer to the AFC and/or AFS numbers when requesting information. All indications of time duration listed in this finding aid are estimates.

AFC 2004/004: Alan Lomax Collection
Eight hundred forty-five linear feet (approximately 150 linear feet manuscripts; 6300 sound recordings; 5500 graphic images; 6000 moving images) of material created and collected by Alan Lomax and others in their work documenting song, music, dance, and body movement from many cultures. Includes field recordings and photographs Lomax made in the Bahamas, the Caribbean, England, France, Georgia, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Spain, the United States, and Wales, 1930s-2004. [catalog record]

AFC 2004/004: Manuscripts: Six linear inches of correspondence, lists, notes, and transcripts relating to the 1962 field trip to Caribbean.

AFC 2004/004: T1141R10-R26; T1142R01-R20; T1144R05-R12; T1145R01-R04; T1145R09; T1146R01-R07: Five tapes containing children's songs, interviews, work songs, jollification songs, chanteys, maypole songs, instrumentals, lyric songs, dance tunes, ballads, rhymes, and toasts, spoken and performed by unidentified children, Florence Brooks, Eugenie Carter, Louisa Carty, James A. Gumbs, Alberta Harrigan, Claudette Hazel, Evans Hughes, Margaret Hughes, Edith Lloyed, Estelle Reid, and Edith Richardson. Recorded in The Valley, Anguilla, by Alan Lomax, July 1962.

AFC 2004/004: T1145R05-R08: One tape containing spirituals and a march performed by Alberta Carty, Elma Gombs, Georga A. Gumbs, and Jane P. Hughes. Also includes an interview with George A. Gumbs about religious beliefs. Recorded in The Valley (North Side), Anguilla, by Alan Lomax, July 1962.

AFC 2004/004: T1142R21-R23; T1143R01-R14; T1144R02-R04: Three tapes containing dance tunes, game songs, work songs, chanteys, jollification songs, calpyso, story songs, drinking songs, and interviews spoken and performed by unidentified women, Luther Carter, Christopher Connor, Frank Hodge, Lucille Hughes, and Joseph Richardson. Recorded in South Hill Village, Anguilla, by Alan Lomax, July 1962.

AFC 2004/004: T1146R08- R19; T1147R01-R08; T1148R-R04: Three tapes containing dance songs, work songs, chanteys, interviews, and orations spoken and performed by Anita Crawford, Edison Harrigan, Joseph Harrigan, Cyril Hodge, Ernest Hodge, James Hodge, Joseph Hodge, Lizabeth Hodge, and Mary Vanterpool. Recorded in Copse Eastern, Anguilla, by Alan Lomax, July 1962.

AFC 2004/004: T1160R01-R07: One tape containing chanteys, jokes, and interviews, spoken and sung by John Lake, age 96. Recorded in South End, Anguilla, by Alan Lomax and Antoinette Marchand, July 1962.

AFC 2004/004: 01.04.1070-1085: Sixteen color slides of unidentified men and women, shacks, schoolchildren, and images from a feast. Photographed in The Valley, Anguilla, by Alan Lomax, April 25, 1962.

AFC 2004/004: 01.04.1086-1088: Three black-and-white photographs of a ruined stone wall. Photographed at an unspecified location in Anguilla, by Alan Lomax, April 25, 1962.

AFC 2004/004: 01.04.0748-0799: Fifty-three color slides of unidentified dancers and drummers, work groups singing and hoeing, schoolgirls playing ring games, Eugenie Carter (or Florence Brooks), Church of God Prophecy ensemble, Elma Coombs, George A. Coombs, Jane P. Hughes, and Antoinette Marchand with a recording machine. Photographed in The Valley, Anguilla, by Alan Lomax, July 4-5, 1962.

AFC 2004/004: 01.04.0800-01.04.0815: Sixteen black-and-white negatives of unidentified men and women, work groups singing and hoeing, the Anguilla tourist office, Eugenia Carter (or Florence Brooks) and Ernest Hodge. Photographed in The Valley, Anguilla, by Alan Lomax, July 4, 1962.

 

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