MS2008-3096 -- Adelard Guay Songbook

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MS2008-3096 -- Adelard Guay Songbook


Franco-Americans -- New England
French-Canadians -- New England
Folk Songs, French -- New England
Folk Songs, French -- Québec (Province)
Franco-Americans -- Music
French-Canadians -- Music


Dimensions note:
5" X 12"
General Physical Description note:
Small stitch-bound ledger. 85 leaves. Grey cloth with printing on cover. Writing in blue and black ink on recto and verso of leaves 1-30, verso of leaf 42, recto and verso of leaves 43-44, recto of leaf 45. Leaf 26 loose from binding. Volume includes 5 loose leaves of paper from a different source. One 41/2" X 6" leaf with writing in blue ink on recto and verso; four 8" X 10" blue lined leaves each folded in half lengthwise to 4"X10". One leaf has writing on recto and verso in black ink, one leaf has writing on recto and verso in blue ink. Two leaves have writing on recto in blue ink.
Scope and Contents note:
French language song book manuscript attributed to Adelard Guay. Recto and verso of first leaf contain letter addressed to "Kim", Kim Chase of Burlington, VT, from J. Armand Guay dated October 18, 1980. Letter attributes contents to Adelard Gecoy, father of J. Armand Guay and describes the contents of the book, the creation of the book, and the context of the performance of the songs, as well as gifting the work to Kim Chase.
Custodial History note:
Book created by Adelard Guay for his son, J. Armand Guay. Given by J. Armand Guay to Kim Chase. Given by Kim Chase to Martha Pellerin.


Guay, Adelard


VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. Vermont Folklife Center Archive, Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, Vermont, United States of America.


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Song Books Item Type Metadata


Guay, Adelard, "MS2008-3096 -- Adelard Guay Songbook," in Martha Pellerin Collection of Franco-American Song, Item #7, (accessed October 22, 2014).