George Ewart Evans collection

Number of items in collection: 254

Short description:

Recordings in this collection can be played by anyone.

These recordings of interviews and songs were made by oral history pioneer George Ewart Evans between 1956 and 1977, many in Suffolk, with a smaller number in Wales, Ireland and Scotland. The recordings document rural life and agricultural work in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, folk beliefs about animals, medicine and witchcraft, folk and popular songs. 

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