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Bibliography

Excerpted from Clary Croft's Biography on Helen Creighton
Helen Creighton: Canada's First Lady of Folklore

Used with Clary's generous permission

Unpublished Sources

Helen Creighton Collection, Canadian Museum of Civilization. [CMC]
Helen Creighton Fonds, Public Archives of Nova Scotia. [PANS]
Jacob Creighton Fonds, Public Archives of Nova Scotia. [PANS]
Clary Croft Journal.
Fischer, Jerome E. Acadian Folk Music of Nova Scotia 1975 Thesis (MA)
Hunter College, City University of New York.
Alice and David Nicholl personal collection.

Newspapers and Periodicals

Acadiensis
American Anthropologist
American Girl
Atlantic Advocate
Atlantic Insight
Atlantic Province Book Review
Archivaria
Arts Altantic
Canadian Author and Bookman
Canadian Composer
Canadian Folk Music Journal
Canadian Folk Music Society (newsletter)
Canadian Forum
Canadian Geographic Journal
Canadian Grocer
Canadian Journal for Traditional Music
Canadian Music Educator
Canadian Poetry
Chatelaine
Chorus
Church Work
Chronicle Herald (Halifax)
Cities
Daily News (Halifax)
Dalhousie Review
Ethnomusicology
Family Herald and Weekly Star
Folklore
Folklore Studies Association of Canada, Journal
Fredericton Gleaner
German-Canadian Yearbook
Globe and Mail (Toronto)
Halifax
Homes and Gardens
Hoosier Folklore
Indiana Daily Student
Journal of American Folklore
Journal of Education (Province of Nova Scotia)
Journal of the House of Assembly
London Free Press (Ontario)
Maclean's
Mail Star (Halifax)
Mariposa Folk Festival Newsletter
Montreal Star
Music Across Canada
New Maritimes
North Bay Nugget (Ontario)
Northeast Folklore
Nova Scotia
Onward
Ottawa Citizen
Port and Province
Readers' Digest
Real Estate Home Guide
Saturday Night
Sing Out! The Folk Song Magazine
Sojourn
Star Weekly
Sunday Leader
Tamarack Reviews
Toronto Star
Vancouver Sun
Victoria Daily Times
Weekend Magazine
Western Folklore
Winnipeg Free Press

Interviews conducted by the author

Bennett, James L., telephone interview, 2 October, 1997.
Bower, Finvola, telephone interview, 23 February, 1999.
Burtram, Fanny [Sellick], personal interview, 21 July, 1992.
Chiasson, Hilda, audio-taped interview, August,1992.
Creighton, Helen, audio-taped interview, 12 March, 1987 and 11 August,1987.
Daly, Peryl, audio-taped interview, 1997.
Fowke, Edith, personal interview, 18 May, 1991.
Gallagher, Donald, telephone interview, March, 1998.
Gordon, Joleen, audio-taped interview, 3 November, 1997.
Greenaway, Cora, 14 October, 1992.
Harnish, Terry, audio-taped interview, 8 March, 1995.
Ives, Edward D. (Sandy), audio-taped interview, 12 February, 1992.
Langstroth, Bill, personal interview, 19 September, 1998.
Martin, Pat, telephone interview, 18, February 1999.
Nicholl, Alice (Creighton), audio-taped interview, 16 Septemver, 1995.
Orenstein, Henry, personal interview, 6 December, 1994.
Raddall, Thomas, audio-taped interview, 1990.
Redden, Sadie, telephone interview, 23 February, 1999.
Mr. and Mrs. Hector Richard, 24 July, 1992.
Ernest Sellick, audio-taped interview, 21 February, 1992.
Sircom, Eunice, telephone interview, 21 February, 1999.

Audio Recordings

Creighton, Helen. Folk Music from Nova Scotia Folkways FM4006, 1956.
Creighton, Helen. Maritime Folk Songs Folkways FE4307, 1962.
Croft, Clary. False Knight Upon the Road: Songs from the collection of Dr. Helen Creighton WRCI-2015, 1986.
Croft, Clary. Live from the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival, Telltale Productions, 1990.
Croft, Clary. Sun, Moon and Stars Fiddlehead FA-101, 1975.
Fowke, Edith. Folk Songs of Ontario Folkways records, FM4005.
The William McCauley Choir. Canadian Folk Songs Columbia FL226.
Oxner, Diane. Traditional Folksongs of Nova Scotia Canadian Cavalcade CCLP 2011: Rodeo Records RB1142.
Lord You Brought Me A Mighty Long Way: An African Nova Scotian Musical Journey Contemporary CD Produced by Karl Falkenham; Archival Showcase CD produced by Clary Croft, CBC and The Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia, 1997.

Moving Images held at PANS

PANS = Public Archives of Nova Scotia

"Arts and Entertainment Reports" CBC Television Collection: Various reports that appeared on Ist Edition: The Collector.
Bluenose Ghosts Directed by Martin Alford for the Communications and
Information Centre, Nova Scotia Department of Tourism, 1972.
The Box Produced by Henry Orenstein for the CBC, 1961.
Evergreen Directed by Penny MacAuley for ATV/ASN PANS 198741 [Interview conducted with Helen Creighton, 29 July, 1987. Sound only on video tape]

Gary Karr and Friends Produced by the CBC, 1973.
Helen Creighton's 90th Birthday Party Robert Creighton Collection, 1989.
Lady of the Legends Directed by Glen Sarty for the CBC, 1967.
Land of the Old Songs Produced by the CBC, 1960.
The Legacy of Helen Creighton Directed by Janet Smith for the CBC, 1988.
Marine Highway Produced and Directed by Margaret Perry for the Nova Scotia Department of Trade and Industry, Nova Scotia Travel Bureau, 1957.

Nova Scotia By-Ways Produced and Directed by Margaret Perry for the Nova Scotia Information Services, Nova Scotia Travel Bureau, 1961.
The Nova Scotia Song Produced and Directed by Glen Walton, 1987.
Songs of Nova Scotia Directed by Grant Crabtree for the National Film Board, 1958.

Published Sources

"100 Years with Creightons isn't dull". Canadian Grocer, MacLean Hunter, February 1975.

African Genealogy Society, editors, with contributions by Donald Clairmont, Stephen Kimber, Bridglal Pachai and Charles Saunders. The Spirit of Africville Halifax: Formac, 1992.
Alexander, Henry. The Story of Our Language Toronto: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1940.
Arlidge, Bob. An Evaluation of the Early Collecting of Helen Creighton,synposis of paper published in the Bulletin of the Folklore Studies Association of Canada, Volume 10, Numbers 1-2, May 1986.
Arts Atlantic Volume 13, Number 2, 1994.

Barbeau, Marius and Arthur Lismer, Arthur Bourinot. Come A-Singing!: Canadian Folk-Songs Ottawa: National Museum of Canada Bulletin #107, Queen's Printer, 1959.
Barss, Peter and Joleen Gordon. Older Ways: Traditional Nova Scotian Craftsmen Toronto: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1980.
Bassin, Ethel. Review of Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia, Folk Music Journal, The English Folk Dance and Song Society, 1966.
Bauchman, Rosemary. "A Profile of Helen Creighton" The Atlantic Advocate, Volume 72, Number 4, December 1981.
Bauchman, Rosemary. The Best of Helen Creighton Hantsport: Lancelot Press, 1988.
Bauchman, Rosemary. "Dr. Helen Creighton, C.M.: a self-legend in writing folklore" Canadian Author and Bookman Volume 56, Number 3, 1981.
Bauman, Richard. "Belsnickling in a Nova Scotia Community" Western Folklore Volume 31, 1971.
Beck, Horace. Review of Bluenose Ghosts. Northeast Folklore, Northeast Folklore Society, University of Maine, Volume 3, Number 1, 1960.
Beck, Jane C. "Enough to charm the heart of a wheelbarrow and make a shovel dance" - A Portrait of Helen Creighton Journal of the Folklore Studies Association of Canada Volume 7, 1985.
Belliveau, J.E. "Tales of Phantoms" Star Weekly, 2 July, 1957.
Belliveau, J.E. "She's working against time to preserve ballads out of the past" Star Weekly 7 July, 1956.
Benjamin, Craig. "Cups of Tea", Cities Magazine Volume 3, Number 6, October, 1989.
Black, Mary. The New Key to Weaving: A Textbook of Hand Weaving for the Beginner Weaver Reprinted New York: Macmillan, 1980.
Blakely, Phyllis. "Preserving our cultural heritage" Atlantic Province Book Review March,1976.
Bolton, Laura. The Music Hunter: the autobiography of a career Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1969.
Brown, Lance G. "Folk song has its roots in Scotland"[letter to editor] London Free Press 5 January, 1990.
Brundvand, Jan Harold. Folklore: A Study and Research Guide New York: St. Martin's Press, 1976.

Cameron, Donald. "Thanks for the Memories" Weekend Magazine 28 September,1974.
Canadian Music Educator "Citation for the Jubilate Award to Dr. Helen Creighton" Volume 31 Number 2, September 1989.
Canadian Poetry, Canadian Authors Association, Volume 18, Number 3, 1965.
Carpenter, Carole Henderson. Many Voices: A Study of folklore Activities in Canada and Their Role in Canadian Culture Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies, Paper 16, 1979.
Child, Francis James. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads 5 Volumes, Boston, 1882-98.
Chorus, newsletter of the Choral Federation of Nova Scotia. Volume 14, Number 3, June 1989.
Clark, Mavis Thorpe. Strolling Players: Joan & Betty Raynor Melbourne: Lansdown Press, 1972.
Coleman, Thomas. "Keep that bawdy song, sailor boy, for the saviour of Maritime folklore", Toronto Globe & Mail, 3 April, 1976.
Craig, Linda. "The Scottish origin of Farewell to Nova Scotia", Dalhousie Review, Volume 58, Number 3, 1978.
Crampton, W.J. "Songs from Devil's Island Make Unique New Volume", Port and Province, April 1933.
Creighton, Helen. A Folk Tale Journey Through the Maritimes ed. Michael Taft and Ronald Caplan, Wreck Cove, Breton Books, 1993.
Creighton, Helen. A Life in Folklore Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1975.
Creighton, Helen. "Are We Truly Musical?", Onward, 14 January, 1928.
Creighton, Helen. Bluenose Ghosts Toronto: Ryerson, 1957.
Creighton, Helen. Bluenose Magic: Popular Beliefs and Superstitions in Nova Scotia Toronto: Ryerson, 1968.
Creighton, Helen. "Cape Breton Nicknames and Tales" Folklore In Action: Essays for Discussion in Honor of MacEdward Leach, edited by Horace P. Beck. American Folklore Society, Volume 14, 1962.
Creighton, Helen. "Collecting Songs of Nova Scotia Blacks" Folklore Studies in Honour of Herbert Halpert ed. Kenneth Goldstein and Neil Rosenberg, St. John's: Memorial University, 1980.
Creighton, Helen. Folksongs from Southern New Brunswick Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies, National Museum of Man, 1971.
Creighton, Helen. Folklore of Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1976. [reprint of the National Museum of Canada Bulletin Number 117, Anthropological Series Number 29, 1950. Authors additions to second edition]
Creighton, Helen. "Folklore of Victoria Beach", Journal of American Folklore, Volume 63, 1950.
Creighton, Helen. Maritime Folk Songs Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1961.
Creighton, Helen. "Sable Island" Macleans Magazine 1 December, 1931.
Creighton, Helen. Songs and Ballads from Nova Scotia New York: Dover, 1966. Originally published without postscript by J.M. Dent & Sons, Toronto, 1932.
Creighton, Helen. "Unseasonable Golf" Sunday Leader, 8 November, 1925.
Creighton, Helen. With a heigh-heigh-ho Halifax, Nimbus, 1986.
Creighton, Helen and Calum MacLeod. Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia Ottawa: National Museum Bulletin 117, 1964.
Creighton, Helen and Doreen H. Senior. Traditional Songs from Nova Scotia Toronto: Ryerson, 1950.
Creighton, Helen, and Doreen Senior. Twelve Folk Songs from Nova Scotia. London: Novello, 1940.
Creighton, Helen and Edward D. Ives. Eight Folk Tales from Miramichi Orono: Northeast Folklore, Volume 4, 1962.
Creighton, Helen and Eunice Sircom. Eight Ethnic Folk Songs for Young Children Toronto: Gordon V. Thompson, 1977.
Creighton, Helen and Eunice Sircom. Nine Ethnic Folk Songs Toronto: Gordon V. Thompson, 1977.
Creighton, Helen and Ronald Labelle. La Fleur du Rosier: Acadian Folksongs Sydney: University College of Cape Breton Press and Ottawa: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1988.
Croft, Clary. Chocolates, Tattoos and Mayflowers: Mainstreet Memorabilia from Clary Croft Halifax: Nimbus, 1995.
Croft, Clary. "The Use of Folklore in Selected Works of Thomas H. Raddall" Time and Place: The Life and Works of Thomas H. Raddall, ed. Alan R. Young, Fredericton: Acadiensis, 1991.
Croft, Clary. "What Band That Sunday Morning?". Afterword: Sanders, Charles. Share and Care:The Story of the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children Halifax: Nimbus Publishing, 1994.

Darrach, Claude. From A Coastal Schooner's Log Halifax: Nova Scotia Museum, 1979.
Davis, Jennifer L. World War II Collection in the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, The Library of Congress Washington: Library of Congress LCFAFA, Number 15, August 1995.
Davies, Gwendolyn. "The Song Fishermen: A Regional Poetry Celebration" People and Place: Studies of Small Town Life in the Maritimes, ed. Larry McCann, Fredericton: Acadiensis, 1987.
Doerflinger, William M. "Cruising for Ballads in Nova Scotia" Canadian Geographic Journal Volume 16, 1938.
Drainie, Bronwyn, "A Passion for Tall Tales and Sad Refrains" Globe and Mail Toronto, 23 December, 1989.
Drainie, Bronwyn. "Folklorist brings out the worst of the spoilsports" Globe and Mail Toronto, 5 February, 1994.
Dunn, Charles W. Highland Settler, A Portrait of the Scottish Gael in Nova Scotia Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1953.

Fahs, Lois S. Swing Your Partner: Old Time Dances of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia [collected and arranged by author; appears to have been used as instructional book for Provincial Summer School, Saint John, New Brunswick, copyright, Canada, 1939.]
Fauset, Arthur Huff. Folklore from Nova Scotia American Folklore Society, Volume 24, 1931.
Flewwelling, Martin. "Profile: Dr. Helen Creighton" Atlantic Advocate Volume 78, Number 8, April 1986.
Folklore Volume 2, Number 1, Winter, 1951. Nova Scotia Folkschool Club Newsletter, Issued quarterly through the Adult Education Division, Department of Education, Halifax.
Foster, Ann. "She Tracks Down Canada's Folk Songs", Star Weekly, 31 May, 1958.
Fowke, Edith. Canadian Folklore: Perspectives on Canadian Culture Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1988.
Fowke, Edith. Folklore of Canada Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1976.
Fowke, Edith. "Labor and Industrial Protest Songs in Canada" Journal of American Folklore Volume 82, 1969.
Fowke, Edith. The Pengiun Book of Canadian Folk Songs London: Penguin, 1973.
Fowke, Edith. edited and annotated, Sea Songs and ballads from nineteenth-century Nova Scotia: The William H. Smith and Fenwick Hatt manuscripts New York: Folklorica, 1981.
Fowke, Edith and Alan Mills. Canada's Story in Song Toronto: Gage, 1960.
Fowke, Edith and Carole Henderson, with Judith Brooks, comp. A Bibliography of Canadian Folklore in English. Downsview: York University, 1976.
Fowke, Edith & Joe Glazer. Songs of Work and Protest New York: Dover, 1973.
Fowke, Edith and Richard Johnston. Folk Songs of Canada Waterloo, Ontario: Waterloo Music, 1954.
Fowke, Edith and Richard Johnston. More Folk Songs of Canada Waterloo, Ontario: Waterloo Music, 1967.
Fraser, Mary. Folklore of Nova Scotia Antigonish: Formac, 1975. (Reprint)
French, Maida Parlow. Apples Don't Just Grow Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1954.

George, Graham. "Folk Singing or Just Folks", Saturday Night, 30 September, 1961.
Gerson, Carole. "The Literary Culture of Atlantic Women Betweeen the Wars" Myth & Milieu: Atlantic Literature and Culture 1918-1939, ed. Gwendolyn Davies, Fredericton, Acadiensis, 1993.
Gibbon, J. Murray. Canadian Folk Songs Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1927.
Gillis, James D. The Cape Breton Giant Reprinted Wreck Cove: Breton Press, 1988.
Gilmour, Clyde. "A passion for folksongs and plain English", Toronto Star, 30 October, 1982.
Gledhill, Christopher. Folk Songs of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown: Square Deal Publications, c.1973.
Greenhill, Pauline. "Lots of Stories: Maritime Narratives from the Creighton Collection" Ottawa: National Museums of Canada; Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies, Mercury Series, Number 57, 1985.
Gregory, E. David. "A.L. Lloyd and the English Folk Song Revival, 1934-44" Canadian Journal for Traditional Music, Volume 25, 1997.
Grover, Carrie. A Heritage of Song Maine [n/d], Reprint Norwood Pa.: Norwood, 1973.

Hammond, Arthur. "The Unquiet Groove" The Tamarack Reviews Issue 13, 1959.
Harris, Carol E. A Sense of Themselves: Elizabeth Murray's Leadership in School and Community Halifax: Fernwood, 1998.
Henderson, M. Carole. "Folklore Scholarship and the Socio-political Milieu in Canada" Journal of the Folklore Institute, Volume 10, 1973.
HerStory 1976. A Canadian Women's Calendar, Saskatoon Women's Calendar Collective, 1975.
Holt, David. "Folklore: endless in its variety" Atlantic Insight Volume 9, Number 6, June 1987.
House of Commons Debates, Volume 131, Number 115, 2nd Session, 34th Parliament, Wednesday, 20 December, 1989.
Hull, Raymond Review of Maritime Folk Songs by Helen Creighton, Vancouver Sun, 11 April, 1962.

Ives, Edward D. Folksongs of New Brunswick Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 1989.
Ives, Edward D. Larry Gorman: The Man Who Made the Songs Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1964.
Ives, Edward D. "Twenty-one Folksongs from Prince Edward Island" Northeast Folklore Volume 5, 1963.
Ives, Edward D. The World of Maritimes Folklore Halifax: The Helen Creighton Foundation, 1992. Journal of the House of Assembly, Province of Nova Scotia, Halifax: King's Printer, 1930.

Karpeles, Maud. An Introduction to English Folk Song London: Oxford University Press, 1973.
Karpeles, Maud. Folk Songs from Newfoundland London: Oxford University Press, 1934.
Karpeles, Maud. Folk Songs from Newfoundland London: Farber and Farber, 1971.
Kitz, Janet F. Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion and the Road to Recovery Halifax: Nimbus, 1989.
Kizuk, Alexander. "Molly Beresford and the Song Fishermen of Halifax: Cultural Production, Canon and Desire in 1920s Canadian Poetry" Myth & Milieu: Atlantic Literature and Culture 1918-1939, ed. Gwendolyn Davies, Fredericton, Acadiensis, 1993.

Lacey, Laurie. Ethnicity and the German Descendants of Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia Ethnic Heritage Series, Volume VII, Halifax: International Education Centre, St. Mary's University, 1982.
Lacey, Laurie. Lunenburg County Folklore and Oral History: Project 77 Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, 1979.
Lacourciere, Luc. Le Conte Populaire Fancais en Amerique du Nord. Paper presented at the International Congress of Folklore, Kiel, Copenhagen, 1959.
Lacourciere, Luc. "The Present State of French Canadian Folklore Studies" Journal of American Folklore, Volume 74, Number 294, 1961.
Lambert, Richard S. School Broadcasting in Canada Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1963.
Leach, MacEdward. "Celtic Tales from Cape Breton" Studies in Folklore in Honor of Stith Thompson ed. Edson Richmond. Bloomingdale: Indiana University Press, 1957.
Leach, Maria, ed. Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend 2 volumes, New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1949-1950.
Lee, Jerry, review of Land of the Old Songs, Winnipeg Free Press, 3 August, 1960.
Lloyd, A.L. Folk Song in England London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1967.
Lovelace, Martin. "W. Roy MacKenzie As A Collector of Folksong" Canadian Folk Music Journal Volume 5, 1977.
Lutz, Pam. "Clary Croft/Ed McCurdy" Atlantic Insight Volume 4, Number 8, 1982.

MacDonald, Andrea. "A False Note", Daily News 29 September, 1997.
MacGorman, Harry R. "Lady of the legends: she collects ghosts for kicks" Nova Scotia Volume 1, Number 1, June 1969.
Mackenzie, W. Roy. "Ballad Singing in Nova Scotia" Journal of American Folklore Volume 22, 1909.
Mackenzie, W. Roy. Ballads and Sea Songs from Nova Scotia Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1928.
Mackenzie, W. Roy. The Quest of the Ballad New Jersey, Princeton University Press, 1919
MacNeil, Joe Neil. Tales until Dawn: The World of a Cape Breton Gaelic Story-Teller Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University press, 1987.
Manny, Louise and James Reginald Wilson. Songs of the Miramichi Fredericton: New brunswick Press, 1968.
Manny, Louise and James Reginald Wilson. Songs of Miramichi Fredericton: New Brunswick Press, 1968.
Mariposa Folk Festival, [newsletter] Number 11, February/March 1990. McCawley, Stuart. Cape Breton Come-All-Ye Glace Bay: Brodie, 1929.
McKay, Ian. "He is More Picturesque in His Oilskins": Helen Creighton and the Art of Being Nova Scotian, New Maritimes, Issue 92, Volume 12, Number 1, September/October, 1993.
McKay, Ian. "Helen Creighton and the Politics of Antimodernism" Myth & Milieu: Atlantic Literature and Culture 1918-1939, ed. Gwendolyn Davies, Fredericton, Acadiensis, 1993.
McKay, Ian. The Quest of the Folk: Antimodernism and Cultural Selection in Twentieth-Century Nova Scotia Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994.
Moore, Marion F. "Canada's First Folk Song Collector Visits Halifax". Mail Star, 18 January, 1955.
Morrison, James. review of Maritime Folk Songs by Helen Creighton, Fredericton Gleaner, 3 March, 1962.
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Nightingale, Marie. Out of Old Nova Scotian Kitchens Halifax: Petheric Press, 1970.
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O'Connor, Patricia J. The Story of St. Christopher House 1912-1984 Toronto Association of Neighbourhood Serices, 1986.
O'Donnell, John C. "And Now the fields Are Green": a collection of coal mining songs in Canada Sydney: University College of Cape Breton Press, 1992.
O'Donnell, John C. "Contribution of American Folklorists to Research on Canadian Coal-Mining Songs" Work, Ethnicity, and Oral History ed. Dorothy E. Moore and James H. Morrison, Halifax: International Education Centre, 1988.

Parsons, Elsie Clew. "Micmac Folklore" Journal of American Folklore, Volume 38, 1925.
Parsons, Elsie Clew. "Micmac Notes" Journal of American Folklore, Volume 39, 1926.
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Pedersen, Stephen. "Creighton's Legacy" Mail Star 16 December 1989
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Peyser, Joan. The Memory of All That: The Life of George Gershwin New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993
Pierce, Gretchen. "School's string tribute to Helen Creighton" Chronicle Herald, 21, May, 1976.
Poteet, Lewis J. The South Shore Phrase Book Hantsport: Lancelot Press, 1983.
Poteet, Lewis J. The Second South Shore Phrase Book Hantsport: Lancelot Press, 1985.
Pottie, Kaye and Vernon Ellis. Folksongs of the Maritimes Halifax: Formac, 1992.

Raben, Joseph. Review in Hoosier Folklore, Volume 9, Number 4, 1950.
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Real Estate Home Guide, Volume 3, Issue 23, Halifax Dartmouth Real Estate Board, 15 June, 1995.
Reinke, W.C. Review of Bluenose Magic: Popular Beliefs and Superstitions in Nova Scotia, Montreal Star, 9 November, 1968.
Richardson, Evelyn. We Keep a Light Toronto: McGraw Hill Ryerson, 1945.
Robbins, James. "Lessons Learned, Questions Raised: Writing a History of Ethnomusicology in Canada" Canadian Folk Music Journal, Volume 20, 1992.
Robertson, Marion. The Chestnut Pipe: Folklore of Shelburne County Halifax: Nimbus, 1991.
Rosenberg, Neil V. "Country Music in the Maritimes: two studies" St. John's: Memorial University Department of Folklore, reprint series, Number 2, 1976.
Ross, Val. "Lives Lived" Edith Fowke Globe and Mail, 3 April, 1996.

Sanders, Charles. Share and Care: The Story of the Nova Scotia Home for Coloured Children Halifax: Nimbus Publishing, 1994.
Schull, Joseph. The Far Distant Ships: An Official Account of Canadian Naval Operations in the Second World War Ottawa: King's Printer, 1950.
Sclanders, Ian. "She's Collecting Long Lost Songs" Maclean's 15 September, 1952.
Seeger, Pete. The incomplete folksinger edited by Jo Metcalf Schwartz, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972.
Senior, Doreen H. and Helen Creighton. "Folk Songs Collected in the Province of Nova Scotia, Canada" Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, Volume 6, 1951.
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Sircom, Hilary. Helen Creighton Tantallon, Four East Publications, 1993.
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Taft, Michael. "A Bibliography for Folklore Studies in Nova Scotia" Three Atlantic Bibliographies compiled by H.F. McGee, S.A. Davis, and Michael Taft. Halifax: St. Mary's Univesity, 1975.
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Tye, Diane. "Retrospective Repertoire Analysis: The Case Study of Ben Henneberry, Ballad Singer of Devil's Island, Nova Scotia" Journal of the Canadian Folk Music Society, Volume 16, 1988.

Ullman, Christiane. "German Folksongs of Lunenburg County, NS" German-Canadian Yearbook, Volume 5, Toronto, 1979.
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Supplementary Helen Creighton Bibliography

Note: In addition to works cited in the text the following includes a listing of extant publications by Helen Creighton

A Life in Folklore Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1975.
"A Pioneer Business Woman" The Business Woman April 1928.
"Another Distinguished Native" Port and Province May 1932.
"Are We Truly Musical?", Onward, 14 January, 1928.
"As I Waited On the Corner" East and West 1923.
"Ballad Bagging" The American Girl Volume 21, Number 8, 1938.
"Ballads from Devil's Island" Dalhousie Review Volume 12, Number 4, 1935.
"The Birdie Game" Toronto Evening Telegram March 1925.
Bluenose Ghosts Toronto: Ryerson, 1957.
Bluenose Magic: Popular Beliefs and Superstitions in Nova Scotia Toronto: Ryerson, 1968.
"Canada's Maritime Provinces: An Ethnomusicological Survey" Ethnomusicology Volume 16, 1972.
"The Canadian Babes in the Woods" Toronto Saturday Night March 1928.
"Canadian Girl Witnesses Bull Fight in Mexico" Toronto Star Weekly c.1922-1923.
"Cape Breton Nicknames and Tales" Folklore In Action: Essays for Discussion in Honor of MacEdward Leach, edited by Horace P. Beck. American Folklore Society, Volume 14, 1962.
"Capturing Folklore of Tape" Canadian Author and Bookman Volume 46, Number 3, 1971.
"The Carillon of Ottawa" Western Home Monthly October 1927.
"Carols and other songs for Christmas" Canadian Composer Volume 45, December 1969.
"Christmas Remembered" Halifax Volume 2, Number 1, 1979.
"Collecting Folk Songs" Music Across Canada Volume 1, Number 3, April 1963.
"Collecting Songs of Nova Scotia Blacks" Folklore Studies in Honour of Herbert Halpert ed. Kenneth Goldstein and Neil Rosenberg, St. John's: Memorial University, 1980. [Editor's Page] Church Work 1930s.
"Fiddles, Folk Songs and Fishermen's Yarns" Canadian Geographical Journal Volume 84, Number 3, December 1955. Reprinted, March 1972.
"Fishing for Albacore (St. Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia)" Canadian Geographical Journal Volume 3, Number 1, July 1931.
"Folk Dancing" Encyclopaedia Canadiana c.1960.
"Folk Music" Canada Music Week November 1972.
"Folk-Singers of Nova Scotia" The Canadian Forum, July 1952.
"Folk Songs in Nova Scotia" The Canadian Guider October 1950.
Folksongs from Southern New Brunswick Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies, National Museum of Man, 1971.
Folklore of Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1976. [reprint of the National Museum of Canada Bulletin Number 117, Anthropological Series Number 29, 1950. Authors additions to second edition]
"Folklore of Victoria Beach", Journal of American Folklore, Volume 63, 1950.
"The Haunting Past" The Maritimes (Imperial Oil), March 1952.
"History of the Dartmouth Schools" Greenvale Journal c.1913-1914.
"History of the Nova Scotia Branch of the Canadian Author Association" Canadian Author and Bookman Volume 42, Number 4, 1967.
"Hooked Rugs for Color" Chatelaine May 1929.
"Junior Riding in Halifax" Mayfair May 1937.
"La Quemada" East and West 1923.
"Linen Two Centuries Ago" Toronto Saturday Night October 1927.
"The Little White hen With the Yellow Feather" Chatelaine May 1929.
"Lois and A Potato" Picture Book Paper November 1927.
"Looking back on a satisfying career" Canadian Composer Number 120, April 1977.
"Love Making in Mexico" Toronto Saturday Night November 1927.
"Madam Tussard Has A Rival" Toronto Star Weekly August 1928.
[Maritime Letter] Mayfair Magazine c.1930-1943
Maritime Folk Songs Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1961.
"Maritime Woman Wins" Toronto Star Weekly December 1932.
"The Mayflower" Toronto Saturday Night June 1928.
"Miss Elizabeth Smellie, V.O.N." Toronto Saturday Night February 1928.
"Miss Marjorie Price (carilloneur)" Toronto Saturday Night September 1927.

"Mr. Squidgy Squoogy" Chatelaine August 1928.
"Music in Ottawa" Musical America New York, 1928.
"The Mystery of Margaret Floyer" Toronto Saturday Night February 1928.
"Nathan Hatt of Nova Scotia" Sing Out! The Folk Song Magazine Volume 13, Number 1, February-March 1963.
"Nova Scotia Folk Songs" Journal of Education March 1937.
"Old Christmas Customs in Nova Scotia" Canadian Geographical Journal Volume 68, Number 6, 1961.
"Onions, eels and peppermint tea" Sojourn Issue 1, March 1975.
"Pieces of Eight" The Maritimes (Imperial Oil), December 1951.
"Preserving the Art of a Vanishing People" Homes and Gardens Volume 6, Number 8, August 1929.
"Roly the Frog" Western Home Monthly May 1928.
"Rudyard Kipling and the Halifax Doctor" Atlantic Advocate Volume 55, Number 10, June 1965.
"Sable Island" Macleans Magazine 1 December, 1931.
"She Helps Children Appreciate Art" Toronto Saturday Night June 1928.
"The Songs of Nathan Hatt" Dalhousie Review Volume 32,Number 4, Winter 1953.
"Song Singers" Maclean's Magazine December 1937.
Songs and Ballads from Nova Scotia New York: Dover, 1966. Originally published without postscript by J.M. Dent & Sons, Toronto, 1932.
"Songs for Christmas" Atlantic Advocate Volume 50, Number 4, 1959.
"Songs from Nova Scotia" International Folk Music Journal Volume 12, 1960.
"Squid Oh!" Forest and Outdoors October 1929.
"The Sparow's Wicked Deed" Toronto Evening Telegram February 1925.

"Telling the Children Stories Over the Air" Toronto Weekly Star September 1927.
"Teachers as Folklorists" Journal of Education Series 4, Volume 14, Number 7, 1943.
"They Nurse 3000 Patients Every Day, V.O.N." Maclean's Magazine November 1928.
"Twilight and Evening Star" Toronto Star Weekly November 1928.

"Unseasonable Golf" Sunday Leader, 8 November, 1925.
"W. Roy Mackenzie, Pioneer" Newsletter of the Canadian Folk Music Society Volume 2, July 1967.
 
With a heigh-heigh-ho Halifax, Nimbus, 1986. "Young People in Love With the Museum" Toronto Star Weekly [?] 1928.
Creighton, Helen and Calum MacLeod. Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia Ottawa: National Museum Bulletin 117, 1964.
Creighton, Helen and Doreen H. Senior. Traditional Songs from Nova Scotia Toronto: Ryerson, 1950.
Creighton, Helen, and Doreen Senior. Twelve Folk Songs from Nova Scotia. London: Novello, 1940.
Creighton, Helen and Edward D. Ives. Eight Folk Tales from Miramichi Orono: Northeast Folklore, Volume 4, 1962.
Creighton, Helen and Eunice Sircom. Eight Ethnic Folk Songs for Young Children Toronto: Gordon V. Thompson, 1977.
Creighton, Helen and Eunice Sircom. Nine Ethnic Folk Songs Toronto: Gordon V. Thompson, 1977.
Creighton, Helen and Ronald Labelle. La Fleur du Rosier: Acadian Folksongs Sydney: University College of Cape Breton Press and Ottawa: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1988.

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