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Collection Details


Collection Name: John Cousins Oral History/Folklore Collection
Repository Name: Private collection of John Cousins [Repository Details]
Repository Location: O'Leary, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Dates Spanned: 1982-
Description: Interviews conducted since 1982 with residents of West Prince County, P.E.I. John Cousins conducted most interviews; a few were carried out by his high school students. The recordings cover almost all facets of the oral history of this rural area, including farming, lumbering, fishing, folklore, songs, tales, etc. Most interviewees are of Scottish or Irish origin; some are Acadians. This project is ongoing. English. Some restictions may apply.
Broad Subjects: Geography; Intellectual life; History
ASP Subjects: Canada; Folklore--Prince Edward Island; Oral history; Prince Edward Island; Prince Edward Island--History
Collection Code: OHC0003910