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Folk-lore from Maryland

Annie Weston Whitney

Folk-lore from Maryland

by Annie Weston Whitney

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Published by American Folk-lore Society in New York .
Written in English

  • Maryland.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Maryland.,
    • Superstition.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcollected by Annie Weston Whitney and Caroline Canfield Bullock.
      SeriesMemoirs of the American Folk-lore Society,, vol. XVIII
      ContributionsBullock, Caroline Canfield, joint comp.
      LC ClassificationsGR1 .A5 vol. 18
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., 239 p.
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6713793M
      LC Control Number28009912

      (This plan to publish a book of English Folk-Lore never came to fruition, but Thoms went so far as to advertise the imminent publication of such a book three years later.) This advertisement for Thoms’s book The Folk-Lore of England was published several times in the first year of Notes & Queries. Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group. These include oral traditions such as tales, proverbs and include material culture, ranging from traditional building styles to handmade toys common to the re also includes customary lore, the forms and rituals of.

      Reviewing early Maryland records, newspaper articles, and other accounts from the 17th to the early 20th century, this book answers these questions and more, while .   Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

        The Comfort of Moses and the Ten Commandments Richard Dial (b. ) Bessemer, Alabama Steel and wood with hemp and enamel 57 x 33 x 32 1/2 in. American Folk Art Museum purchase made possible with grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Metropolitan Life Foundation, This post presents two primary source documents, both in the public domain, which are difficult to find online. Both relate to my previous post on William John are the first two columns in Thoms’ series “Folk-Lore,” which ran in the journal The Athenæum from to , and in Notes & Queries from until after Thoms’s retirement in

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