Alan Lomax
The Alan Lomax Collection.
Peter B. Lowry
Peter B. Lowry (f/k/a Pete Lowry), is a folklorist, writer, record producer, ethnomusicologist, historian, photographer, and teacher who deals with aspects of popular music. Currently in his seventies...
Elsie Clews Parsons
Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons (November 27, 1875 – December 19, 1941) was an American anthropologist, sociologist, folklorist, and feminist who studied Native American tribes—such as the Tewa and Ho...
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Joseph G. Healey
Joseph Graham Healey is a specialist in Small Christian Communities (also known as Basic ecclesial community) as a teacher, researcher, and writer. Father Healey is a communications specialist, MA, ...
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Abigail Mandana Holmes Christensen
Abigail Mandana Holmes Christensen (1852–1938) was an American collector of folklore.Abigail ("Abbie") Christensen was born in Massachusetts to abolitionist parents, her family later moved to South Ca...
Charles Eastman
Charles Alexander Eastman (born Hakadah and later named Ohíye S’a; February 19, 1858 – January 8, 1939) was a Santee Dakota physician educated at Boston University, writer, national lecturer, and refo...
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Alan Lomax
Alan Lomax (January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was one of the great American field collectors of folk music of the 20th century. He was also a folklorist, ethnomusicologist, archivist, writer, sc...
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John C. Campbell
John Charles Campbell (14 September 1867 – 1919) was an American educator and reformer noted for his survey of social conditions in the southern Appalachian region of the United States during the earl...
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Nancy Sweezy
Nancy Sweezy (October 14, 1921 – February 6, 2010) was an American artist, author, folklorist, advocate, scholar, and preservationist. Known initially for her work as a potter in the 1950s, Swee...
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George Korson
George Korson (August 8, 1899 – May 23, 1967) was a folklorist, journalist, and historian. He has been cited as a pioneer collector of industrial folklore, and according to Michael Taft of the Library...
Martha Warren Beckwith
Martha Warren Beckwith (January 19, 1871 – January 28, 1959) was an American folklorist and ethnographer, appointed to the first chair in Folklore established in the U.S. She was born in Wellesley He...
Eliot Wigginton
Eliot Wigginton (born Brooks Eliot Wigginton on November 9, 1942) is an American oral historian, folklorist, writer and former educator. He was most widely known for developing the Foxfire Project, a...
Phillip McArthur
Phillip H. McArthur is a folklorist and anthropologist. His work in the Marshall Islands and elsewhere in Micronesia closely examine notions of place in Micronesia, the Pacific Islands, and indeed the...
Jerry B. Lincecum
Jerry Bryan Lincecum (born 1942) is a speaker and retired Emeritus Professor of English at Austin College in Sherman, Texas. He is a folklorist and specialist in Texas and Southwestern literature.
Austin E. and Alta S. Fife
Austin E. and Alta S. Fife are the pioneering Utah folklorists for whom the Fife Folklore Archives, the Fife Folklore Conference, and the Fife Honor Lecture are each named at Utah State University. Th...
Ari Berk
Ari Berk is an American writer, folklorist, artist, and scholar of literature, iconography, and comparative myth. Berk holds degrees in Ancient History (B.A.), American Indian Studies (M.A.), and Comp...
Francis Peabody Magoun
Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr. MC (January 6, 1895 – June 5, 1979) was one of the seminal figures in the study of medieval and English literature in the 20th century, a scholar of subjects as varie...
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Barry Jean Ancelet
Barry Jean Ancelet is a Cajun folklorist and expert in Cajun music and Cajun French. He has written several books, and under the pseudonym Jean Arceneaux he has written Cajun French poetry and lyrics ...
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Zora Neale Hurston House
The Zora Neale Hurston House was the home of author Zora Neale Hurston in Fort Pierce, Florida. It was originally located at 1734 School Court but was moved north 500 feet in 1995 to 1734 Avenue L to ...
Zora Neale Hurston House - Wikipedia
Heinz Insu Fenkl
Heinz Insu Fenkl (born 1960) is an author, editor, translator, and mythology scholar.
Fenkl is an associate professor of English and Asian Studies at SUNY New Paltz. He previously served as coordi...
John Greenway (folklorist)
John Greenway was born Johannes Groeneweg in Liverpool, England, in 1919 and died in 1991. He was a noted author, singer and scholar who focused on American folk songs of protest.He received his Ph.D....
Newman Ivey White
Newman Ivey White (1892–1948) was a professor of English at Duke University. He was born February 3, 1892 in Statesville, North Carolina. He was a noted Shelley scholar, as well as a collector of Amer...
J. Frank Dobie
James Frank Dobie (September 26, 1888 – September 18, 1964) was an American folklorist, writer, and newspaper columnist best known for many books depicting the richness and traditions of life in rural...
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Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin
Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin (2 April 1903 – 10 July 1988) was an anthropologist, folklorist, and ethnohistorian.She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1923, and returned ther...
Harry Oster
Dr. Harry Oster (April 12, 1923 – January 19, 2001) was an American folklorist and musicologist.
Oster was the firstborn of Jacob and Sarah, Russian-Polish Jews, who emigrated to Cambridge,...
Richard Chase (folklorist)
Richard Thomas Chase (February 15, 1904 – February 1988), an American folklorist, was an authority on English-American folklore. He was born near Huntsville, Alabama, and graduated from Antioch Colle...
Jack Santino
Jack (John Francis) Santino, Ph.D. is an academic folklorist.
He is a Professor of Popular Culture at Bowling Green State University and is Director of the Bowling Green Center for Culture Studies...
Richard Bauman
Richard Bauman is a folklorist and anthropologist, now retired from Indiana University Bloomington. He is Distinguished Professor emeritus of Folklore, of Anthropology, and of Communication and Cultur...