- Nolan Porterfield
- and Darius L. Thieme
American family of folk music specialists.
(b Goodman, MS, Sept 23, 1867; d Greenville, MS, Jan 26, 1948). Folksong collector. While studying for his MA at Harvard (1906–7) he was encouraged by his professors George L. Kittredge and Barrett Wendell to collect the folksongs of cowboys in Texas, where he had grown up. This work resulted in ...