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Collection Number: 20081

Collection Title: Ben Gray Lumpkin Recording, 1951

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Abstract The 1951 recording on open-reel audiotape was made by Ben Lumpkin Gray (1901-1982), an English professor at the University of Colorado and a collector of folk songs. The recording contains two ballads, "Mary Hebrew" ("The Wife of Usher's Well") and "Sonny Hugh" ("Sir Hugh or the Jew's Daughter"), sung by Mrs. Pearl Hartzell. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Lumpkin, Ben Gray, 1901-1982.
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
Language English
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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Ben Gray Lumpkin Recording #20081, Southern Folklife Collection, Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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This summary description was created in September 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith, September 2018

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Ben Lumpkin Gray (1901-1982) was a professor of English at the University of Colorado from 1946 to 1959. He was a collector of American folk songs and music.

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