The Golden Willow Tree
 

Title

The Golden Willow Tree

Description

Two leaves of lined paper, handwritten in pencil on both sides of the first leaf and on the front side of the second leaf. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. The upper left corner of the first leaf was torn away. There is a significant tear at the middle left edge of the first leaf. There is a minor tear at the middle upper edge of the first leaf. There is moderate fraying along the upper edge of the second leaf. There is a significant tear at the middle right edge of the second leaf. There is a moderate tear at the lower right edge of the second leaf. The document was vertically folded in half, possibly for mailing. A lengthy informant citation precedes the song text.

Subject

Ballads, English -- North Carolina
Ballads, Scots -- North Carolina
Naval battles -- Songs and music
Betrayal -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

The Golden Vanitee. The Spanish Canoe. The Golden Fenadier. The Lowlands Low. Golden Vallady

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created

5/2/2007

Date Modified

8/1/2008

Contributor

I. G. Greer

Rights

The images and audio files contained in the "So Mote It Ever Be: The Folksong Heritage of North Carolina's Northern Blue Ridge Mountains" collection are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used (e.g. I. G. Greer/W. Amos Abrams Manuscript Files Series, Folksong Files Subseries, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Special Collections, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Any commercial use of the materials without the written permission of Appalachian State University is strictly prohibited. Please contact the Appalachian State University W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection with specific questions or with requests for further information.

Format

JPEG

Language

English
English

Type

Manuscript

Classification Title

Sweet Trinity (The Golden Vanity), Lyric Variant 01

Informant

Polly J. [Smith] Rayfield, 1850-1921. Rebecca [Smith] Icenhour, 1860-1937. Bennet Smith, 1853-?. George P. Rayfield, 1883-1963. John Hodges, 1861-1928. Thomas Williams, 1875-?

Collector

Thomas Smith, 1876-?

Geographic Location

Zionville, Watauga County, North Carolina

Alternate Geographic Location

Cove Creek, Watauga County, North Carolina

Scholarly Classification

Child, 286
Brown, Older Ballads - Mostly British - 47

Reference URL

http://contentdm.library.appstate.edu:81/u?/greer,690

ContentDM Number

690

ContentDM filename

691.cpd

ContentDM filepath

/greer/image/691.cpd

Dimensions - Original

200 mm x 253 mm

Upload Date

2013-09-19

Scan date

2006-06-09

Scanned by

Paul L. Robertson

Transcription Date

2006-06-02

Transcribed By

Susan G. Pepper

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