Guide to the Jamaican Creole tape recordings, 1957-1959.

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Guide to the Jamaican Creole tape recordings, 1957-1959.

Collection number: Mss Media 0002

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
2004 January 28
Encoded by:
Michael G. Olson
© 2003 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jamaican Creole tape recordings, 1957-1959
Collection number: Mss Media 0002
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Abstract: The Jamaican Creole tape recordings is a collection of songs, stories and interviews recorded by the American linguist David DeCamp from 1957-1959. These recordings document DeCamp's research interests in the Pidgins and Creoles of Jamaica and British Honduras.

Access

Access to the original reel-to-reel audiotapes is restricted pending the creation of use copies.

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Preferred Citation

Jamaican Creole tape recordings, 1957-1959. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection consist of four reel-to-reel audiotapes

Collection Contents

Box 1, Tape 39

Jamaica. Farewell party at Bermuda Mount, given for the DeCamps by the people of Irish Town (cont'd on reel #40)1958 Aug 27

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Box 1, Tape 40

Jamaica. Track 1. Farewell party for the DeCamps, given by the people of Irish Town at Bermuda Mount (songs, speeches, toasts, pocomania, etc.) [Track] 2. Interview with info. 56, Kingston, on subject of the Ras Tafari movement, Dec. 16, 19581958 Dec 16

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Box 1, Tape 41

Jamaica. Moorant Bay Kumina (Seaga) Drumming and singing by a Kumina band from Morant Bay.1959 Aug 24

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Box 1, Tape 43

Jamaica & British Honduras. Track 1. Songs and stories from Green Island, Port Antonio, and Priory, St. Anns (Jamaica). [Track] 2. Song from Briish Honduras. [Track] 3. Mr. Felix speaks about logging in British Honduras. (#2 & 3 dubbed in 1957 from recordings made by A.L. Ayuso, R.B. LaPage, and MacEdward Leach.)1957

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in., 1/4 in. tape.