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This collection consists of interviews conducted by Sandy Ives on Prince Edward Island between 1969 and 1970, as part of his work to document the folk songs of Prince Edward Island, specifically the songs “made by” Joe Scott, Larry Doyle, and Larry Gorman. Material included in this collection served as source material for Ives’ later publications, Lawrence Doyle: The Farmer-Poet of Prince Edward Island (1971); Larry Gorman: The Man Who Made the Songs (1977); Joe Scott: The Woodman Songmaker (1978); and Drive Dull Care Away: Folksongs from Prince Edward Island (1999). This collection includes recordings of interviews conducted as well as 17 photographs taken by Ives.

NA2539 Field journal, created by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 1969. Field journal kept by Ives during collecting in trips to Prince Edward Island August 20, 1965 - September 10, 1965. The first of three field journals kept by Ives while researching the life of Larry Doyle. Missing from the collection are Journal 2, September 10, 1965 - September 16, 1966, and Journal 3, March 30, 1968 - July 22, 1970. Handwritten text: 44 pp. No transcription available.

NA4357 Fred McLaine interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, July 17, 1965, at Lake George, Nova Scotia, Canada.

NA4358 Incomplete a capella folk song. Unidentified male singer.

NA4359 Introduction of performer is clipped, possibly James Bryant [?].

NA4361 John R. Dignan, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, August 24, 1965, at Howland, Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.), Canada.

NA4362 Underhill A. and Emma W. Coughlin interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, August 23, 1965, in the Coughlin's home in Brooklyn, P.E.I.

NA4364 Malvina Doucette interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, August 26, 1965, at the home of her sister, Mary Blanche Gaudet, Tignish, P.E.I.

NA4365 Annie Laura (Mrs. Benjamin) Smith, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, August 27, 1965, in the home of Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Smith, age 84, in Alberton, P.E.I.

NA4366 Frank Buote, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, August 26, 1965, at Buote's home in Tignish, P.E.I.

NA4368 Philip Cameron interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, August 28, 1965, at Wellington, P.E.I.

NA4370 John Morrison, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, August 30, 1965, at Morrison's home in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

NA4371 Wesley Smith, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, August 29, 1965, at Smith's home in Victoria West, P.E.I.

NA4372 John O'Connor interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, August 31, 1965, at Hope River, P.E.I., Canada. (See NA2539, p. 25).

NA4373 Joseph “Joe” Walsh interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, September 1, 1965, at Morell Rear, P.E.I.

NA4374 Omer McKenna, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, September 28, 1965, in McKenna's home, Rumford, ME.

NA4375 Roderick Hanley, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives in Hanley's Charlottetown, P.E.I., home, March 31, 1968.

NA4376 Mrs. John MacIsaac, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives in her St. Peters, P.E.I. home on April 1, 1968.

NA4377 Alphonse Whitty, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at Whitty's home in Farmington, P.E.I. on April 1, 1968.

NA 4378 Leo Gorman, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at his home in Groshaut (St. Charles), P.E.I. on April 1, 1968.

NA4379 Leo Gorman, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at his home in Groshaut (St. Charles), P.E.I. on April 2, 1968.

NA4380 Leo Gorman, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives at his home in Groshaut (St. Charles), P.E.I. on April 2, 1968.

NA4382 John Miller, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, April 2, 1962, at the Miller home in Morell, P.E.I.

NA4383 Reginald “Reggie” Banks, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, April 4, 1968, at Poplar Point, P.E.I.

NA4384 Herbert MacLeod, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, April 4, 1968, at the Senior Citizens Home, Montague, P.E.I.

NA4385 John J. "Jack" MacIssac, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives on April 5, 1968, at the home of a family member.

NA4386 John "Jack" Farrell, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives on March 31, 1969, at St. Georges, P.E.I.

NA4387 John "Jack" Farrell, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives on March 31, 1969, at St. Georges, P.E.I.

NA4388 William Banks, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives on April 1, 1969, at his home in Annadale, P.E.I.

NA4389 Vivian Banks, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at Reginald “Reggie” Banks' home in Annandale, P.E.I., March 31, 1969.

NA4390 Sandy Ives' spoken notes and observations following a brief interview with Chester Pratt in St. Peter's, P.E.I. on April 3, 1969.

NA4392 Frank Curran, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at the home of Mrs. Laura Curran, Farmington, P.E.I., April 3, 1969.

NA4393 John Miller, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, Morell, P.E.I., April 4, 1969.

NA4394 John Miller, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, Morell, P.E.I., April 4, 1969.

NA4396 James Whitty, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, Melrose, MA, Feb. 6, 1970.

NA4397 Arthur Cahill, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at Groshaut, P.E.I., July 18, 1970.

NA4398 John Farrell, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, at St. Georges, P.E.I. on July 20, 1970.

NA4399 John Farrell, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives, at St. Georges, P.E.I. on July 20, 1970, continues.

NA4400 Victor LaPierre, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at Annandale, P.E.I., July 20, 1970.

NA4401 Joe Walsh, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at Morell Read, P.E.I., July 20, 1970.

NA4403 Leo Gorman, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at Groshaut, [St. Charles] P.E.I., July 21, 1970.

NA4405 John Banks, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at Poplar Point, P.E.I., July 22, 1970.

NA4406 Mrs. Margaret Walsh, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at Howe Bay, P.E.I, July 22, 1970.

NA4407 John Miller, interviewed by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives at Morell, P.E.I., July 22, 1970.

Publication Date

2022

Keywords

Prince Edward Island, Larry Doyle, Larry Gorman, Joe Scott, Folk music

Disciplines

Folklore | Oral History

Size of Collection

203 items

Dates of Collection

1955-1970

Manuscript Number

MF167.1

MF167.1 Edward D. “Sandy” Ives Collection: Research

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