Manuscript/Mixed Material Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Haiti, 1936-1937
About this Item
- Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Haiti, 1936-1937
- Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 (Collector)
Created / Published
- - Fieldwork
- - field notes
- - Haiti
- field notes
- - Field notebook (Jan. 14 - Feb. 5, 1937). Tucked in cover: references on index cards; draft of article titled, "Haitian Folk-lore," lamenting the cheapness of human life. Preservation needed.
- Manuscripts 8.5 x 14 in or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 2004/004: MS 07.02.02
- Alan Lomax collection (AFC 2004/004)
- American Folklife Center
- online text
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Chicago citation style:
Lomax, Alan. Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Haiti, -1937. 1937. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2004004.ms070202/.
APA citation style:
Lomax, A. (1937) Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Haiti, -1937. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2004004.ms070202/.
MLA citation style:
Lomax, Alan. Alan Lomax Collection, Manuscripts, Haiti, -1937. 1937. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2004004.ms070202/>.