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American wit and humor

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin A. Botkin Collection of Applied American Folklore

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0066
Scope and Contents The Botkin collection includes two major components, Botkin's personal library and papers relating to his research and publications. The papers include personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts and drafts of Botkin's books, articles, and speeches. His field notes, notebooks, and card files supplement the research materials used for his work and publications. In addition, the collection contains tape recordings and phonograph records of material relating to folklore. There are...
Dates: 1919-1975

The Awgwan, Student Life Records

Identifier: RG-38-01-06
Scope and Contents The Awgwan included articles, cartoons, editorials, poetry, and related types of creative works documenting student activities on campus through humor. The publications were supported by local advertising, so the periodicals include a wide variety of ads documenting local businesses that catered to the student population, such as clothing, restaurants, boarding houses, laundry services, and photographers. Some of the numbers are missing covers, though the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1913-1946