William A. (Bert) Wilson directed Utah State University's Folklore Program and Fife Folklore Archives from 1978-1985. During that time he also conducted folklore fieldwork to use in his own research, his classes, and for grant projects. This collection comprises the slides that Professor Wilson took during this time. The collection also includes the slides of other fieldworkers who worked on the same projects of Wilson.
The materials in the Collection include slides on Mendon, Utah's May Day Celebration, Southern Utah's Folklife Festival, the Library of Congress's Paradise Valley, Nevada, Fieldwork Project, the Utah Arts Council's Folk Arts Program activities. There is no metadata for the slides. For more information on the Paradise Valley project go to American Folklife Center: Nevada. The collection is housed in an acid-free box and sorted into separate folders and stored in USU's Special Collections.
Restrictions on Access : Restrictions
Open to public research. To access the collection a patron must have the following information: collection number, box number, folder number and item number. The materials do not circulate and are available in USU's Special Collections and Archives.Restrictions on Use : Copyright
It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.
Permission to publish material from the Italian-Americans in the West : Utah section collection must be obtained from the Curator of the Fife Folklore Archives and/or the Special Collections Department Head.Preferred Citation :
William A. Wilson slide collection, 1978-1985. (FOLK COLL 34). Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.
Arranged in numeric sequence according to Box
Acquisition Information :
The materials in this collection were donated by Professor William A. Wilson to the Fife Folklore Archives. In the spring of 2001, on a visit to the Fife Folklore Archives, Barbara [Walker] Lloyd reviewed and identified the images and photographers. In 2005, Randy Williams reviewed and organized the material and boxed and foldered the collection. Finding aid created by Randy Williams, 2001; updated March 2012.Processing Note :
Originally processed by Randy Williams. Register created by Randy Williams, August 2005.
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