Guide to the American Folklife Class Projects, 1989-2008

Collection number: MC 100
Size: 21 boxes (6.93 cu.ft.)

About the American Folklife Class Projects

The collection consists of class projects undertaken by participants in American Folklife courses taught in the English Department, primarily by Professor Burt Feintuch. The projects take the form of investigations of local persons and traditions from a folklife perspective and cover a wide variety of subjects, ranging from studies of regional humor and maple sugaring to the documentation of family inter-generational traditions, local musicians and musical traditions, and analyses of games as folklore. The projects include reports, fieldwork journals, cassette tapes, transcriptions of interviews, and photographs.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], American Folklife Class Projects, 1989-2008, MC 100, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Multiple acquisitions: donations from American Folklore students in the UNH English Department, 1989-2008 (Accession numbers: 8943, 9115, 93.027, 94.023, 2004.10)

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged into sixteen series. Materials are separated by course and are arranged alphabetically by author’s last name.

Collection Contents

Series 1: Class projects for English 797: Special Studies in Literature, taught by Professor Burt Feintuch, Spring 1989

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1Comstock, Mary. “The Changing Face of the Bogeyman: A Cross-Generational Study of Night-Time Fears.” Paper, logs, transcripts, and field notes all spiral-bound.
Box 1, Folder 2Comstock, Mary. 2 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 1, Folder 3Cuozzo, Laura. “Hearing Women’s Voices in Folklore.” Paper, log, transcript, and field notes.
Box 1, Folder 4Cuozzo, Laura. 2 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 1, Folder 5Hall, Karen. “Climbing Aboard: A Study of Sea Folklore on the New Hampshire Seacoast.” Paper, log, transcripts, field notes.
Box 1, Folder 6Hall, Karen. 3 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 1, Folder 7Hall, Karen. “The Rabbit, The Alligator, Bigfoot.” Senior thesis, December 1989. Paper, journal, transcripts, survey forms.
Box 1, Folder 8Hall, Karen. 5 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1Hayden, Kathleen. “The Polka Cause.” Paper, log, transcripts, field notes.
Box 2, Folder 2Hayden, Kathleen. 3 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 2, Folder 3Heintz, Job C. “Foose Ball Folk Study: An Introspective Look.” Paper, transcript, log, interview summaries, field notes.
Box 2, Folder 4Heintz, Job C. 2 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 2, Folder 5MacMillan, Jodi. “The Recreational Activity of Bingo as Observed in Various Halls in Southern New Hampshire.”
Box 2, Folder 6Smith, Laura. “The Greek Orthodox in Dover, New Hampshire.” Paper, transcripts, logs, journal notes.
Box 2, Folder 7Smith, Laura. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 2, Folder 8Sweeney, Linda. “The Makems: Three Generations of Folk-Song.” Paper, field notes, transcripts, program, flyer, photographs.
Box 2, Folder 9Sweeney, Linda. 3 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 3
Box 3, Folder 1Sweeney, Linda. 4 cassette tapes of further interviews for above.
Box 3, Folder 2Whitehead, Lara. “Putting the Pieces Together: The Quilt of English 685.” Paper, transcript, interview summary, logs, field notes, magazine clipping of quilt.
Box 3, Folder 3Whitehead, Lara. 2 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 3, Folder 4Whiteman, Kelly. “More Than Just a Song – The Portsmouth Women Chorus.” Paper, logs, transcript, fieldnotes, and portfolio of clippings about the chorus.
Box 3, Folder 5Whiteman, Kelly. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 4
Box 4, Folder 1Wosmak, Karen. “Life in Nazi Germany. An Oral History Narrated by Elfriede Israel Knowles.” Paper, transcripts, postcard of Grebenstein.

Series 2: Class projects for English 595, taught by Professor Linda Morley, Fall 1989

Box 4, Folder 2Aponovich, David Jr. “Jim Odell, proprietor of Lowell’s Boat Shop.” Paper, transcript, report.
Box 4, Folder 3Aponovich, David. 1 microcassette tape of interview for above.
Box 4, Folder 4Howard, Wendy. “Maryhelen Rice, Cross-Stitcher, Durham, Maine.” Paper, photographs, articles on crochet and needlepoint.
Box 4, Folder 5Howard, Wendy. 2 microcassette tapes of interviews for above and sample of stitching.
Box 4, Folder 6Muller, Jeremy. “Colin Powell, Traditional Folk Artist”, a Pennsylvania woodcarver. Paper.
Box 4, Folder 7Sopper, Eric. “Karen Sopper, Quiltmaker.” Paper, notes.
Box 4, Folder 8Taylor, Marianne. “The Cordwainers, A Family Heritage.” Deerfield, NH shoemakers. Paper, including transcriptions of interviews, and catalog.
Box 4, Folder 9Taylor, Marianne. 2 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 4, Folder 10West, Susan Overby. “David Behm, Master Wood Turner, Northwood, NH.” Paper, transcript, catalog, photographs.
Box 4, Folder 11West, Susan Overby. 1 cassette tape of interview for above.

Series 3: Class projects for INCO 404M, taught by Professor Burt Feintuch, Spring 1990

Box 4, Folder 12Dean, Mike. “Superstition in Athletics.” Paper, field notes and journal, logs.
Box 4, Folder 13Dean, Mike. 3 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 5
Box 5, Folder 1Glidden, Diane. “The Art of Medicine.” Paper, field notes, logs.
Box 5, Folder 2Glidden, Diane. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 5, Folder 3Jurta, Alison. “Staying in the Game: The College Lore of Drinking Games.” Paper, logs.
Box 5, Folder 4Jurta, Alison. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 5, Folder 5Jurta, Alison. Field work journal.
Box 5, Folder 6Suomi, Laura. “Community in the Catholic Parish.” Paper, log, notes.
Box 5, Folder 7Suomi, Laura. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 5, Folder 8Weber, J.C. “The Sound of Laughter.” Paper, log, field notes, notes on data, and joke log.
Box 5, Folder 9Weber, J.C. 3 cassette tapes of interviews for above.

Series 4: Class projects for English 897Q, taught by Professor Burt Feintuch, Spring 1991

Box 5, Folder 10DeKraker, Lynn. “Smart Cookies and Other Stories We Have Told Ourselves.”
Box 5, Folder 11Ferrara, Judith. “The Personal Narrative: Remembering John F. Kennedy’s Assassination.” Paper.
Box 5, Folder 12Ferrara, Judith. “Patchwork of Memory: John F. Kennedy’s Assassination Twenty-Eight Years Later.” September 1991.
Box 6
Box 6, Folder 1Ferrara, Judith. Tape logs for above.
Box 6, Folder 2Ferrara, Judith. Informant permission forms for above.
Box 6, Folder 3Ferrara, Judith. 14 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 6, Folder 4Qualley, Donna. “Gossip: The Ties that Bind. The Expressive Culture of Waitresses.” Paper.
Box 6, Folder 5Qualley, Donna. Field notes.
Box 6, Folder 6Voss, Margaret M. “Writing Workshop as a Folk Event.” Paper.
Box 6, Folder 7Wang, Yige. “The Problematic Identity of Chinese Food in U.S.” Paper, various restaurant menus.
Box 6, Folder 8Wells, Cyrene. “Ticka Tacka Ticka Tacka Wally Woo Woo. Community in an Entry-Level Classroom.” Paper.
Box 6, Folder 9Wells, Cyrene. Index cards of notes.
Box 6, Folder 10Wells, Cyrene. Field notes.

Series 5: Class projects for English 897, taught by Professor Burt Feintuch, Fall 1991

Box 7
Box 7, Folder 1Aastrup, Rondi. “Keeping the Peace and Doing Away With the Scraps: Why Women are Still Quilting – Six Case Histories.” Paper, interview notes and logs.
Box 7, Folder 2Aastrup, Rondi. 1 cassette tape of interview for above and six photographs.
Box 7, Folder 3Barksdale, Pamela. “Presence and Connection in Four Generations of Norwegian-American Women.” Paper, photographs.
Box 7, Folder 4Barksdale, Pamela. Transcripts of interviews.
Box 7, Folder 5Barksdale, Pamela. Journal.
Box 7, Folder 6Barksdale, Pamela. 3 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 7, Folder 7Chambliss, Tenley. “A Glimpse at A Folk Life – Without the Lore.” Paper.
Box 7, Folder 8Cochran, L. Kenyon. “A Dance of Possibilities: Some Dynamics of Humor used by Lesbians.” Paper.
Box 7, Folder 9Elder, George. “The Football Folk.” Paper, logs.
Box 7, Folder 10Elder, George. Football program, sports information brochure, football play book.
Box 7, Folder 11Elder, George. 5 microcassette tapes of interviews for above and a 5 1/4″ floppy disk.
Box 7, Folder 12LaPierre, Laura. “Authenticity and Practicality: Armoring in 1991.” Paper, logs, transcript, photographs.
Box 8
Box 8, Folder 1LaPierre, Laura. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 8, Folder 2LaPierre, Laura. 3 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 8, Folder 3Murray, Victoria. ” ‘Being Gospel’ : Memory, Music and Identity in a Black Baptist Church.” Paper, log, transcripts.
Box 8, Folder 4Murray, Victoria. Field notes, church program, copy of The Black Business Directory of New England.
Box 8, Folder 5Murray, Victoria. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 8, Folder 6Murray, Victoria. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 8, Folder 7Shadowens, Paula. “Sheep in the Sky, Angels on the Wall: Weathervane-making on the Seacoast.” Paper, log, photocopies of articles, newsclipping, copy of magazine article, “Weather Vanes: Fine Folk Art in Wind Watchers,” photographs, 3 brochures.
Box 9
Box 9, Folder 1Shadowens, Paula. Videotape interview with “Bud” Tinkham, Golden Eagle Weathervanes.
Box 9, Folder 2Shadowens, Paula. 2 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 9, Folder 3Shadowens, Paula. 3 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 9, Folder 4Varner, William. “Vanishing Heritage: The Loss of Ethnicity at The Polish American Club in Newmarket, New Hampshire.” Paper, interview logs, copies of The Post Eagle, November 6, 1991, J.R.D. Quarterly, August 1991, and A Sampler of Polish Cookbook.
Box 9, Folder 5Varner, William. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.

Series 6: Class Projects for English 832: Folklore and Folklife, by Professor Burt Feintuch, Fall 1992

Box 9, Folder 6Carroll, Allison. “Evolving Emotional Fabric: Thoughts on a Franco-American Musical Community.” Paper, interview logs.
Box 9, Folder 7Carroll, Allison. 3 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 10
Box 10, Folder 1Katz, Anita J. “Making a Joyful Noise: Two Organists’ Link to Tradition.” Paper, interview log.
Box 10, Folder 2Katz, Anita J. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 10, Folder 3Katz, Anita J. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 10, Folder 4Ogden, David M. “Folk Tales: The Meaning of Performance.” Paper, logs.
Box 10, Folder 5Ogden, David M. 2 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 10, Folder 6Perzan, Mark. “Seasonal Decorations as Performance and as Evidence for a Cycle of Seasons; Community, Societal Traditions, and Industrial Creativity.” Paper, log.
Box 10, Folder 7Perzan, Mark. Journal, photographs, and 1 microcassette tape of interview for above.
Box 10, Folder 8Rainey, Kellie-Bea. “Who’s It?” Paper, logs, notes.
Box 10, Folder 9Rainey, Kellie-Bea. 2 videotapes of interviews for above.
Box 11
Box 11, Folder 1Stange, Sarah A. “A Study of the Legend of the Green Lady: A Taste of Hometown Folklore.” Paper, notes.
Box 11, Folder 2Stange, Sarah A. Photographs.

Series 7: Class Projects for English 832: Folklore and Folklife, by Professor Burt Feintuch, Fall 1993

Box 11, Folder 3McKeen, Jeffrey M. “Hurrah for the Downeaster: Tradition and Identity as Expressed through the Narrative Repertoire of Adrian Beal.” Paper, field notes, transcript.
Box 11, Folder 4McKeen, Jeffrey M. 4 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 11, Folder 5Pastina, Daniela, “The Marconis: An Italian American Family Lobster-Fishing” and Reese, Katherine M. “The Lobsterman’s Tale: The Marconi Fishing Family.” Papers, interview logs, field notes (Pastina).
Box 11, Folder 6Pastina and Reese. Field notes (Reese) and 2 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 11, Folder 7Peppard, Bruce S. “The Replica Dory Boats of David Dupee.” Paper, log, photographic negatives.
Box 11, Folder 8Peppard, Bruce S. 1 cassette and 1 microcassette tape of interviews for above, clench nails and nameplate.
Box 11, Folder 9Stamp, Stephen. “Safe Passage” Piloting the Piscataqua through Tradition, Change and the Infamous Cookie Incident.” Paper, journal, logs.
Box 11, Folder 10Stamp, Stephen. 3 cassette tapes of interviews for above.
Box 12
Box 12, Folder 1Weber, Jane. “Motivation and Aesthetics in Classic Wooden Boat Restoration.” Paper, transcripts, logs.
Box 12, Folder 2Weber, Jane. Photographs.
Box 12, Folder 3Weber, Jane. 3 cassette tapes of interviews for above.

Series 8: Class Project for Professor Burt Feintuch, Spring 1999

Box 12, Folder 4Adams, Victoria G. “Native Storytelling Crosses Over Indian Island Bridge.” Paper, transcripts, photograph sheet.
Box 12, Folder 5Adams, Victoria G. 1 cassette tape of interview for above.

Series 9: Class Projects for English/Anthropology 732/832: Folklore and Folklife, by Professor Burt Feintuch, Spring 2000

Each of the following class projects focuses on New Hampshire participants at the 1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival held in Washington, D.C.

Box 12, Folder 6Allard, Jason. “Flintlock Rifles in New Hampshire Folklife.” Paper, interview transcript.
Box 12, Folder 7Allard, Jason. Two cassettes, photographs, negatives for above.
Box 12, Folder 8Belanger, Deborah. Interview with Mary Lou O’Neil, Folklore Fellow at the 1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival 1999. Paper, transcript, tape.
Box 12, Folder 9Benoit, Rebecca. “Fire Side Companions.” [Rug braiding]. Paper, transcript, microcassette, and photographs.
Box 12, Folder 10Bernardo, Angelo. “The Guzman Family.” Mexican Paper, transcript, microcassette, photograph.
Box 12, Folder 11Boretz, Sarah and Jennifer Ann Smith. “Richard Dionne: Bee Keeper.” Paper, transcript, microcassette.
Box 13
Box 13, Folder 1Chapman, Sarah. “Working The Forge.” Paper, transcript, photographs, cassette tape of interview with Russell Pope, blacksmith, all in one binder.
Box 13, Folder 2Cobb, Amanda. “Maple Sugaring in Canterbury, New Hampshire: The Hutchinsons.” Paper, transcript, fieldwork journal, cassette tape.
Box 13, Folder 3Fort, Susan. “Regina Delaney: An Irish Musician.” Paper, transcript, cassette tape.
Box 13, Folder 4Gee, Robert. “Deconstructing Henry: The Folklife of New Hampshire Lobstermen and Its Presentation at the Smithsonian Festival.” Paper, transcript, two cassette tapes.
Box 13, Folder 5Hayes, Brendan. “Celebrate New Hampshire Culture.” Paper, transcript and cassette tape of interview with Jean Stephanik.
Box 13, Folder 6Kamhi, Lisa. “An Interview with Vivian Eastman” (Quilter). Paper, transcript of interview with Vivian Eastman and Isabel Crouse, photographs, cassette tape.
Box 14
Box 14, Folder 1Kennedy, Nikolaus. “Three Folk Artists” (Appalachian Mountain Club). Paper, transcript of interview with Chris Thayer, Clare Long, and Tim Levesque, cassette tape.
Box 14, Folder 2Martin, Kellin “Gary Sredzienski: Traditional Polish Accordionist.” Paper, transcript, microcassette.
Box 14, Folder 3Normandin, Jeff. “Fred Dolan, Decoys and the 1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.” Paper, transcript, copy of Wildfowl magazine, photographs, cassette tape.
Box 14, Folder 4Nunn, Stephanie. “A Smithsonian Reflection: The Cote Experience.” Paper, transcript of interview with Fabienne and Alan Cote, photographs, microcassette.
Box 14, Folder 5Vockrodt, Robyn. “Contradancing as a New Hampshire Folk Art: Timm Triplett and the Smnithsonian Folklife Festival.” Paper, transcript, fieldwork journal, two cassette tapes.
Box 14, Folder 6Yatsevitch, Marjke. “Corporate Philanthropy and the 1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.” Paper, transcripts of interviews with Mike Hickey, president and CEO of Bell Atlantic New Hampshire and L. Douglas O’Brien, president and CEO of Grappone Companies, three cassette tapes (the above interviews and another with Michael Chaney).

Series 10: Class Projects for English/Anthropology 732/832: Folklore and Folklife, by Professor Burt Feintuch, Spring 2001

Box 15
Box 15, Folder 1Johnson, David. “History Resurrected: One Man’s Devotion to a Society Long Gone.” (About Native American culture). Paper, transcript of interview with Ken Hamilton, CD of his “crafted artifacts,” VHS tape of “Ken Hamilton’s Living History – Pow-Wow and Blacksmithing,” and cassette tape.
Box 15, Folder 2Sprague, Betty. “A Very Boiled Chicken and Other Tales: Teachers’ Childhood Recollections of Schooling.” Paper, transcripts of ten interviews, and ten microcassette tapes.
Box 15, Folder 3Tirabassi, Kathleen. “Educating at Home: An Ethnographic Study of Christian Home Educators at Christ the King Church.” Paper, transcript of interviews, field notes, miscellaneous publications.
Box 15, Folder 4Whitehead, Erin. “Ham Radio: A Community That Reaches Across Borders.” Paper, transcript of interviews with William A. Dodge, Gordon D. Bennett, Alfred W. Lavallee, George Whitehead, and Thomas E. Whitten, photographs, cassette tape of interview with Dale Drake.

Series 11: Class Projects for English/Anthropology 732/832: Folklore and Folklife, by Professor Burt Feintuch, Spring 2003

Box 16
Box 16, Folder 1Bohondoney, Brian. “Chanting at Aryaloka: A Closer Look at Buddhism and Music in a Local Community.” Paper, field work notes and notebook, audiocassette and transcription of interview with Amala, printed copies of chants, 14 photographs, CD of chants.
Box 16, Folder 2Cacarillo, Andrew. “The Amorphous Band and The Rhythm Method: The Seacoast’s Best Jazz and Blues Bands.” Paper, field work notes, transcription of interview with Chad Owen, newspapers, ticket stubs, music CD, audiocassette, Digital8 videodisk, and minidisk.
Box 16, Folder 3Capobianchi, David. “The Lizard Lounge: where music and poetry meet.” Paper, transcription of interview with Jerome Dupree, prgram dated May 5, 2003, photographs, music CD, and two minidisks with the interview and various performances.
Box 16, Folder 4Carter, Ryan. “Le Bow Parles Francais: A Study of French-Canadian Music in the Lives of Two New Hampshire Musicians.” Paper, photographs, audiocassette of interview with Gary and Joe Pomerleau, and two minidisks.
Box 16, Folder 5Halligan, Beth. “The Idyllic Drum of the Native American People.” Paper, transcriptions, photographs, cassette tape, and two CDs, one of singers at a “Pow Wow,” the other an interview with Ed Bullock.
Box 17
Box 17, Folder 1Horrigan, Kelly. “Greg Hoey of Solid8.” Paper.
Box 17, Folder 2Ricciardi, Nicholas. “Free Your Mind and Your Ass Will Follow: an ethnography of Sweet Motha Child.” Paper, transcription of interview with Danny Bedrosian, two minidisls, one of the interview with Bedrosian and the other a Sweet Motha Child concert at the Stone Church in Newmarket, NH April 4, 2003.
Box 17, Folder 3Sierpina, Ali. “Irish Music Sessions in Portsmouth, N.H.” Paper, transcription of interview with Tony Giblin, owner of Jack Quigley’s pub, field notes notebook, sketch by Bob Nilsson of participants at the Friday night session at The Press Room, March 28, 2003, two photographs and three cassettes, two of music sessions at Jack Quigley’s and one of interviews with Tony Giblin and Mark “Rocky” Rockwood, host of the Irish music session at the pub.
Box 17, Folder 4Welsh, Travis. “The Ride; an ethnography of a college rock band in a local music community.” Paper, compact disk of music by The Ride, two cassettes of interviews, and five minidisks, three of interviews with Peter Rogen, Dave Smith, and Evan Honsberger and two of band rehearsals.

Series 12: Class Projects for English/Anthropology 732/832: Folklore and Folklife, by Professor Burt Feintuch, Spring 2004

Box 17, Folder 5Welsh, Travis. “The Ride; an ethnography of a college rock band in a local music community.” Paper, compact disk of music by The Ride, two cassettes of interviews, and five minidisks, three of interviews with Peter Rogen, Dave Smith, and Evan Honsberger and two of band rehearsals.
Box 18
Box 18, Folder 1Beguin, Alex. “Expressions of a Culture: The Mi’kmaq flute and Philosophy.” Paper, transcriptions of interviews with Ed Bullock and David Sanapass, field notes, photographs, cassette tape of interview with David Sanapass, two minidisks, one of an interview with Ed Bullock, the other a recording of a pow-wow held March 27, 2004.
Box 18, Folder 2Kojak, Cassy. “The Identity of Metal Music.” Paper, transcription of interviews, logged interviews, field notes, photographs, three cassette tapes of interviews with two bands, Half Mast and Diatribla Revenge, CD of music by Half Mast.
Box 18, Folder 3McKay, Sarah Julia. “The Blues: An Ethnographical Study of Age in Historical and Contemporary Blues Music.” Paper, transcriptions of interviews with Mike Jesson, Phil Monastesse, Andrew Wagley, and Jesse McKay.
Box 18, Folder 4McCormick, Katelyn. "Being Kath Lowe-Bloch." Paper.
Box 18, Folder 5Mileski, Kara. "Importence of a Personal Student Teacher Relationship in the UNH Music Department". Paper, transcripts, cassette, photos.
Box 18, Folder 6Wachob, Erin. "SUHOZA: A New Era of Hard Folk Rock." Paper, transcript, cassette, field notes, photos.
Box 18, Folder 7O'Connor, Jessica. "College Radio". Paper, transcript, CDs, micro-cassette.

Series 13: Class Projects for English/Anthropology 732/832: Folklore and Folklife, by Professor Burt Feintuch, Spring 2005

Box 19
Box 19, Folder 1Hartnett, Sarah. "Importance of Music in the Diaspora Ukrainian Community". Paper, journal, mini-disks, calendar.
Box 19, Folder 2Weintraub, Jeanne. "Ethnography of the Stone Church". Paper, transcript and disks.
Box 19, Folder 3DeMinico, David. "An Exploration of Music and Human Development". Paper, transcript, field and class notes.
Box 19, Folder 4Drapcho, Adam. "Promotions of Musical Performances". Paper and transcript.
Box 19, Folder 5Johnson, Nathaniel. "French - Canadian Fiddle Music in Southern Maine and New Hampshire". Paper and mini-disk.

Series 14: Class Projects for English/Anthropology 732/832: Folklore and Folklife, by Professor Burt Feintuch, Spring 2006

Box 20
Box 20, Folder 1Fitzmaurice, Tim. "Alone and With Others". Paper, transcript, 2 cassettes.
Box 20, Folder 2Raynes, Katie. "Unexplained Happenings: Community, Individuality and Ghost Stories at the University of New Hampshire". Paper and 2 mini-cassettes.
Box 20, Folder 3Layton, Dona Masi. "The Language of the Legend:Expressive Culture in UFO Folklore". Paper and transcripts.
Box 20, Folder 4Boundy, Kathryn. "James Neptune's Dream Museum: The Penobscot Nation Museum and The Creation of History's Future". Paper.
Box 20, Folder 5Quaratiello, Arlene. "Civil War Reenactors: Creating a Postmodern Folk Community". Paper, Transcript, photos, 4 cassettes.

Series 15: Class Projects for English/Anthropology 732/832: Folklore and Folklife, by Professor Burt Feintuch, Spring 2007

Box 21
Box 21, Folder 1Brown, Jennifer. "Snake, Rattle and Rool: The Rattlesnake as a Social Animal". Paper and transcript.
Box 21, Folder 2Kaminski, Kevin. "Ehnography of Music Project". Paper and transcript.
Box 21, Folder 3Langley, Sara. "The Past, Present and Future of the Swing Phenomenon". Paper and transcript .
Box 21, Folder 4Terzis, Stavritsa. "Back to Their Roots: The Greek Community of Dover and Sources of Traditional Music". Paper and transcript.
Box 21, Folder 5Brooks, Melissa. "Funk on the New Hampshire Seacoast: Is It a Cultural "Thang"?". Paper, transcript, 2 cassettes and disk with photos.

Series 16: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Supervised by Professor Burt Feintuch, Summers 2008 and 2009

Transcriptions of 15 interviews conducted by Caitlin Baummer in the summer of 2008 as part of her research project, "Music in the Mountains: A Look at Music and Emotion in the Lives of Appalachian Individuals". There is also a DVD containing the actual interviews.

Box 21
Box 21, Folder 6DVD interviews (MP3) and consent forms
Box 21, Folder 7Interview transcripts: Bair, Bennett, Bufogle
Box 21, Folder 8Interview transcripts: Carter, Daugherty, Goodson
Box 21, Folder 9Interview transcripts: Jusiel, Kellerman, Mainland
Box 21, Folder 10Interview transcripts: McKinney, Miller, O'Farrell
Box 21, Folder 11Interview transcripts: Wyatt
Collection
Patchwork quilt for English 685, Women's Literary Traditions, 1988
(see Box 3, f.2)

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