• Dogs [textual transcription]

    Contains mild sexual innuendo. Textual song transcription. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 1 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Beneath the old oak tree [textual and melodic transcriptions]

    Two textual and one melodic song transcriptions. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 6 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • The Lass of Glen Shee [textual transcription]

    Textual song transcription. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 2 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Pre-project correspondence,

    Correspondence received or written by Sidney Robertson Cowell regarding the WPA Northern California Folk Music Project before it opened in 1938. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 53 p. : Manuscripts 8.5 x 11 in or smaller.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1937
  • La noche esta serena = So still and calm the night is [textual transcriptions]

    Textual Spanish and English transcriptions of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • It's heck to burn in Texas when it burns : Many questions [melodic transcriptions]

    Melodic transcription of song entitled "It's heck to burn in Texas" and a melodic transcription of a variant called "Many questions," sung by Warde Ford. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jack Donohue [textual transcrptions with notes]

    Textual song transcription with handwritten notes made by Robert Walker and eight pages of handwritten notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell regarding similarities between the two songs, "Jack Donohue" and "The Wild colonial boy." Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 9 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • The Dying Californian [textual and melodic transcriptions]

    Four textual and one melodic transcriptions. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 9 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Las tres copitas de licor = The Three little cups of liquor [melodic transcription]

    Melodic song transcription. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Love's impossibility [textual transcription]

    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Post-project correspondence,

    Corrrespondence written or received by Sidney Robertson Cowell regarding the WPA Northern California Folk Music Project following its completion in 1940. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 39 p. : Manuscripts 8.5 x 11 in or smaller.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1940
  • The Butcher boy [textual transcription]

    Textual song transcription. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 1 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Snooky-oo-kums [textual transcription]

    Textual song transcription. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 1 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • The Tailor boy [textual and melodic transcriptions]

    Textual and melodic song transcriptions. Contains sexual innuendo. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 3 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mathy Grove [textual transcriptions]

    Four textual song transcriptions. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 7 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ivan Rue [melodic transcription]

    Melodic transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • On the banks of the Sacramento [textual transcription]

    Textual transcription of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Foreman Monroe [textual and melodic transcriptions with notes]

    Three textual and two melodic song transcriptions with sixteen pages of handwritten notes inscribed by Sidney Robertson Cowell about "Foreman Monroe" and "Young Monroe." Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 21 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • O Pescador = The Fisherman [textual and melodic transcriptions]

    Textual Portuguese and melodic transcriptions of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 2 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ora vai tu = Now -- you go [textual and melodic transcriptions]

    Textual Portuguese and melodic transcriptions of song, with English translation by Alice Lemos Avila. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Portuguese and English. 2 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • A garland of old fashioned roses [textual transcription]

    Fragment of textual song transcription. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In English. 1 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Vira do Minho = The Vira of Minho [textual and melodic transcriptions]

    Portuguese textual and melodic transcriptions of song. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 3 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Field reports,

    Fieldnotes written by Sidney Robertson Cowell and submitted to the Northern California WPA Office in San Francisco during the course of the California Folk Music Project. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 44 p. : Manuscripts 8.5 x 11 in.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938
  • The Motor car mamma [textual transcription]

    Textual transcription of poem, "The Motor car mamma," written by George Graham. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 1 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • As Carvoeiras = The Coal girls [textual and melodic transcriptions]

    Textual Portuguese and melodic transcriptions of song, with English translation by Alice Lemos Avila. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. In Portuguese and English. 2 p.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material