The Thomas Royce Brendle Collection of Pennsylvania German Folklore: An Introduction

Beam, C. Richard (1985) The Thomas Royce Brendle Collection of Pennsylvania German Folklore: An Introduction. 20:163-172.

Beam’s article discusses the career of Thomas Royce Brendle, folklorist, minister and botanist. It also provides an overview of the contents of the Brendle Collection, which consists of notes re “traditions, proverbs, expressions, etc.” which he heard from German Americans in Pennsylvania.