Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852, “Turf Shall Be My Fragrant Shrine,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed October 4, 2023, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31892.
Turf Shall Be My Fragrant Shrine
This item is part of the I. G. Greer Folksong Collection which consists of more than 300 individual song titles and their variants as collected by Isaac Garfield Greer (1881-1967) from informants, primarily in Ashe, Wilkes and Watauga counties. The collection includes manuscripts, typescript transcriptions produced by Dr. Greer’s clerical staff, and handwritten musical notations. Songs range from traditional Child Ballads, traditional English and Scottish ballads as well as their American variants, to 19th century popular music to musical compositions of local origin.