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Dialect literature, English

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Markham Memorial Prize Essays

Reference code: 268
Scope and Contents Essays, poetry and short stories written by mineworkers for the Arthur Markham Memorial Prize administered by the University of Sheffield, submitted during the period 1932 - 1993. Contains essays that won the prize and those that were unsuccessful. Essays give insight into working in and for the mines and the home life of miners and their families. This archive contains essays for nearly all the years the prize was awarded. The 70 essays in this collection make up a small number...
Dates: 1932 - 1993

Geoffrey Bullough Collection

Reference code: GEO1
Scope and Contents

A collection of nineteenth and early twentieth-century printed novels assembled by Professor Geoffrey Bullough for the purposes of studying the literary representation of dialect and dialogue.

Dates: 1826 - 1922

Reaney Manuscripts

Reference code: 75
Scope and Contents The extant material in the collection consists of the post-World War II papers of Dr Percy Hide Reaney. The collection comprises working notes, offprints and articles, some correspondence, an annotated copy of 'A Dictionary of British Surnames', and a proof copy of 'The Origin of English Surnames'. The majority of the papers date from 1946 to 1967, with one letter dated 1943. The documents in the collection relate primarily to the two works on surnames, and additionally to...
Dates: 1943 - 1967

Sheffield Voices Project

Reference code: 430
Scope and Contents

Recordings of interviews, and associated interview notes, from the project 'Sheffield Voices Through Time'.

For further details of the project, please see the External Documents below.

Dates: 2011

Tom Hague Papers

Reference code: 407
Scope and Contents

Papers from the life and works of miner Tom Hague (1915-1998), also known as Totley Tom. The majority of the papers date from the 1970s to the 1990s, but also includes later recordings of interviews with family members.

Dates: 1970s - 2011