Your Ad Blocker may affect your Geneanet experience.

Geneanet is ad free and your Ad Blocker may affect your Geneanet experience. We suggest that you turn off your Ad Blocker when using Geneanet (click on AdBlock icon then deselect "Enabled on this site").

Archive of Historic British Folk Songs Now Available Online

Posted by Jean-Yves on Apr 16, 2018

A renowned archive of folk songs collected in Britain from 1928 to 1935 is now freely accessible online through a partnership between University of Aberdeen’s Elphinstone Institute and the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS).

The traditional songs, ballads and folk plays were collected by Harvard-trained scholar James Madison Carpenter from 1928 and taken back to America, where they were eventually preserved and digitised in 1972 by the Library of Congress in Washington DC.

Source & Full Story

Log in to leave a comment. Sign In / Sign Up