The Resource Kurt Kehr collection, 1969-1994, (sound recording)

Kurt Kehr collection, 1969-1994, (sound recording)

Kurt Kehr collection, 1969-1994
Kurt Kehr collection, 1969-1994
Title variation
Kehr collection
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
The Kurt Kehr Collection contains 24 CDs and 18 tapes in one full Hollinger box and 11 articles in one half Hollinger box
Biographical or historical data
Dr. Kurt Kehr worked at Mary Baldwin College and interviewed people throughout the Shenandoah Valley and West Virginia areas to learn about the differences and similarities between the various Virginia German dialects. He conducted these interviews in the 1970s and then again in the 1990s and wrote multiple articles concerning his findings. Many of the participants in these interviews refer to the various Pennsylvania and Virginia dialects as "Dutch."
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Form of composition
Format of music
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Literary text for sound recordings
Music parts
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Transposition and arrangement
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Kurt Kehr collection, 1969-1994, (sound recording)
Control code
1.5 Hollinger boxes, .63 linear feet.
Governing access note
Audio materials may not be reproduced without the consent of the heirs of the participants. For use, see Special Collections librarian
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Dr. Kurt Kehr of the Research Institute for German Language at the Philipps-Universit├Ąt in Marburg, Germany, in 1994.
Organization method
Box 1. Audio CDs for Sets A and D ; Box 2. Documentation for cassettes, Sets A and D.

Library Locations

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