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Object Name Collection, Audiovisual
Manuscript Collection # Hist. Mss. 436.5
Title Isaac Clarence Kulp Audiovisual Collection
Creator Kulp, Isaac Clarence, 1938-2007
Year Range from 1955
Year Range to 2007
Scope & Content Size: 1.5 Linear feet (3 boxes)

Isaac Clarence Kulp (1938-2007) was an historian, antiquarian, and folk artist of Vernfield, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania. In the 1960s he was one of the pioneers of Pennsylvania German folk culture research in the Goschenhoppen region of Montgomery County and surrounding areas. His collection of folklore notes, tape recordings, books, paintings, photographs and other manuscripts has been preserved at the Mennonite Heritage Center.

The I. C. Kulp AUDIOVISUAL COLLECTION contains 48 reel-to-reel and cassette tapes on which Mr. Kulp documented some of his research, interviews and historical work over the years. On these tapes can be heard traditional music of the Pennsylvania German community, as well as folklife interviews conducted by I. C. Kulp and fellow historians. In addition to audio tapes, there is a set of DVD’s that contain 28 hours of explanation and discussion by I. C. Kulp, John Ruth and Alan Keyser on items in Mr. Kulp’s collections.

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Object ID # 2006.4.927
Source Gift of Isaac Clarence Kulp
People Becker, Peter, 1687-1758
Bright, Grace S., 1921-
Bright, Ira R., 1887-1975
Clemens, Ernest R., 1900-1997
Clemens, Hanna C. Rittenhouse, 1880-1977
Clemens, Jacob C., 1874-1965
Clemmer, Abraham G., 1867-1939
Cressman, Harvey G., 1880-1961
Cressman, Mary Lizzie Derstine, 1884-1967
Delp, Ephraim M., 1897-1984
Derstine, James B., 1876-1961
Funk, Henry, d. 1760 (immigrant)
Gehman, Ernest G., 1901-1988 (Virginia)
Gottshall, Reinhart F., 1880-1976
Gross, Hiram L. "Bud", 1937-
Horne, Miriam A. Bright, 1897-1978
Hunsicker, Abram "Abe" C., 1905-1991
Keyser, Alan G., 1940-
Kulp, Elizabeth "Bessie" G. Gottshall, 1901-1986
Kulp, Isaac Clarence, 1938-2007
Kulp, Roy C., 1926-2015
Landis, Jacob, d. 1749 (immigrant, Franconia Twp)
Landis, Sarah "Sallie" G. Moyer, 1867-1962
Lapp, John Edwin, 1905-1988
Lapp, Wilbur, 1909-1995
Reiff, Wesley, 1939-
Ruth, John L., 1930-
Souder, Ruth L. Kraybill, 1889-1993
Sower, Christopher, 1721-1784
Wampler, Eugene "Gene", 1935-
Collection Isaac Clarence Kulp Audiovisual Collection