MS 7532 "Negro Folktales from the Gulf States"

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7532
Creators:
Hurston, Zora Neale
Dates:
1927-1929
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
248 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The folklore (stories, jokes, and sayings) was recorded by Hurston and used to prepare her book Mules and Men. The NAA vertical files includes a letter from Drs. Akua Duku Anokye and Sally McLendon with related copies of letters written by Hurston concerning the background of the document and Anokye and McLendon's opinion that it represents the "scholarly folkloric format" in which Hurston originally intended to present her work.
Scope and Contents
The manuscript includes a notes on locations, list of informants, a list of stories, and a table of contents as well as the folklore.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7532

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
African Americans -- Folklore Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Americans -- Folklore Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
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Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
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