WorldCat Identities

Botkin, Benjamin Albert 1901-1975

Overview
Works: 181 works in 787 publications in 1 language and 24,311 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Anecdotes  History  Biography  Songs and music  Music  Folk music  Short stories  Folk songs  Field recordings 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Performer, Compiler, Honoree, Author of introduction, Arranger
Classifications: GR105, 398
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Most widely held works about Benjamin Albert Botkin
 
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A Treasury of American folklore : stories, ballads, and traditions of the people by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

94 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folklore, including an index of authors, titles, and first lines of songs and an index of subjects and names
Lay my burden down : a folk history of slavery by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

74 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection and integration of excerpts and complete naratives from the Slave narrative collection of the Federal writer's project
A treasury of western folklore by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

39 editions published between 1951 and 1990 in English and held by 2,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk tales and song lyrics of the Old West of the United States. Divided into parts: The Western brand, "Fresh Deal All Aroun", Queer Country, Westward Journey, Taming the West, "Law and Order, Ltd.", The Changing West, Western Story-Tellers, Western Songs and Ballads
A treasury of Southern folklore : stories, ballads, traditions, and folkways of the people of the South by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

40 editions published between 1940 and 1984 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 500 stories and more than 75 folk-songs, presenting the full cast of characters of the varied South-heroes like Patrick Henry, Davy Crockett, Sam Houston, Stonewall Jackson and the almost godlike Robert E. Lee; outlaws and pirates; poor whites, slaves, Cajuns, Gullahs, etc
A treasury of New England folklore : stories, ballads, and traditions of the Yankee people by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

38 editions published between 1947 and 1989 in English and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An omnibus of Yankee literary lore and culture from sea chanteys to ghost stories, including recipes and epitaphs from New England graveyards--Book review digest
A Civil War treasury of tales, legends, and folklore by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-hundred and thirty stories accumulated form letters, diaries, newspapers, periodicale, pamphelts, and reminiscences
A Treasury of Mississippi River folklore : stories, ballads, and folkways of the Mid-American river country by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

32 editions published between 1955 and 1985 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of Mississippi River lore containing tales, anecdotes, descriptive passages, songs, and bits of history
A treasury of railroad folklore : the stories, tall tales, traditions, ballads and songs of the American railroad man by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

22 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories that characterize over a century of railroad life
Sidewalks of America; folklore, legends, sagas, traditions, customs, songs, stories, and sayings of city folk by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

16 editions published between 1954 and 1976 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delightful stories and essays reveal the myths, symbols, traditions, folkways, and sayings particular to city life
A Treasury of American anecdotes : sly, salty, shaggy stories of heroes and hellions, beguilers and buffoons, spellbinders and scapegoats, gagsters and gossips, from the grassroots and sidewalks of America by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

14 editions published between 1957 and 1992 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sly, salty, shaggy stories of heroes and hellions, beguilers and buffoons, spellbinders and scapegoats, gagsters and gossips, from the grassroots and sidewalks of America
New York City folklore : legends, tall tales, anecdotes, stories, sagas, heroes and characters, customs, traditions, and sayings by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

13 editions published between 1956 and 1976 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folklore & society; essays in honor of Benj. A. Botkin by Bruce Jackson( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Civil War treasury of tales, legends and folklore( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a rich sampling of Civil War storytelling of all types--personal narratives, legends, historical traditions, tales, fables. Culled from letters, diaries, newspapers, periodicals and pamphlets, over 330 stories have been arranged both chronologically and by subject
Negro work songs and calls by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Recording )

18 editions published between 1943 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American people : stories, legends, tales, traditions, and songs by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

18 editions published between 1946 and 1998 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprises traditional songs, stories, customs, and beliefs which have been handed down, by word of mouth for so long that they seem to have a life of their own
Mid country : writings from the heart of America by Lowry Charles Wimberly( Book )

8 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American play-party song by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1963 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Treasury of American folklore by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Book )

15 editions published between 1944 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of American folklore
Negro religious songs and services by Benjamin Albert Botkin( Recording )

13 editions published between 1943 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk-say, a regional miscellany, 1929-32( Book )

4 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Benjamin Albert Botkin

Botkin, B. A.

Botkin, B. A. 1901-1975

Botkin, B. A. (Benjamin Albert), 1901-1975

Botkin, Ben 1901-1975

Botkin, Benj. A. 1901-1975

Botkin, Benj. A. (Benjamin Albert), 1901-1975

Botkin, Benjamin A.

Botkin, Benjamin A. 1901-1975

Botkin, Benjamin Albert

Botkin, Benjamin Albert 1901-

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