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Gainer, Patrick W.

 Person

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Patrick Ward Gainer (1904-1981), Collector, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3003
Overview Archives of an eminent folklorist and professor of English at West Virginia University. Manuscripts include field folklore collections, lecture notes, book manuscripts, correspondence, student papers, and folksong arrangements. There are also materials regarding Gainer's position as director of South Atlantic USO activities during World War II and a journal of a folksong collecting trip to Ireland in 1961. Also one hundred and fifty-three audio tapes containing vocal and instrumental folk...
Dates: 1890-1981