Tri-parish Folklife Survey Records, 1992-1993

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1992 - 1993 (Inclusive dates)
Scope and Content Note

Collection consists of materials documenting a survey conducted in 1991 and 1992, including a grant application, a report from a field worker, and eleven cassette tapes containing interviews--each having a corresponding index.

Administrative/Biographical History Element

The Tri Parish Folklife Survey covered Acadia, Evangeline, and St. Landry parishes, identifying 25 folklorists and documenting 15 of these through tape, film, and survey sheets.

System of Arrangement

Materials may be found in the following series within the Louisana Folklife Program Project Files:

  • Series XXXI. Miscellaneous Louisiana Folklife Program Projects (box 23); Subseries 2: Tri-Parish Folklife Survey, 1992
  • Series XXIV. Oral History

General Note

Collection is available for review at LSU Libraries Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Baton Rouge, La.

2 (folders)
11 (cassette tapes)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Bull Riding (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Decoys (Hunting) (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Food Preparation (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Gamefowl (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Immigration (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Judaism (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Menorahs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Rodeos (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Saint Joseph's Day (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1992 - 1993
Geographic Coverage
Acadia parish (Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names)
Evangeline parish (Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names)
Saint Landry parish (Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names)
Saint Martin parish (Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names)
Preferred Citation
Louisiana Folklife Program Project Files, Mss. 4730, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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