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Stoneman Family Collection, 1924-2008 | Archives of Appalachia

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ID: 500/AppMs 697
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Arrangement: This collection is arranged in four series. Series 1 is comprised of the business records of the Stoneman family as individuals and various musical groups, notably as "The Stonemans." Series 2 contains the personal records and memorabilia of the Stoneman family. Series 3 is the papers and memorabilia of James T. Dugan, third husband of Grace Stoneman, who was a Naval photographer serving in the Pacific during the 1940's and who photographed Project: Able-Baker in the Bikini Atoll on July 25, 1946. Series 4 contains the audio-visual records of the Stoneman family including audiocassettes, magnetic tape reels, CDs, DVDs, phonograph records in all formats, slides, and photographs.
Extent: 45.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: This collection consists of the business and personal records of Ernest V. "Pop" Stoneman; his wife, Hattie Frost Stoneman; and children, Eddie, Grace, John, Patsy, Billy, Jack, Gene, Dean, Scotty, Donna, Jimmy, Roni, and Van, whose music careers spanned eight decades. The collection includes audiocassettes, autobiographical sketches, awards, business records, CDs and DVDs, contracts, correspondence, discographies, documentary material for and final draft of "The Stonemans: An Appalachian Family and the Music That Shaped Their Lives" by Ivan M. Tribe, financial records, hymnals, newspaper clippings, phonograph records, photographs, posters, publications, publicity, reviews, scrapbook, song-related materials, television shows, and the last manuscript song written by Ernest V. "Pop" Stoneman.

The collection also contains an oral history interview of Patsy Stoneman (Patsy Stoneman Murphy) by Dr. C. Lindsey King of the Sociology and Anthropology Department at ETSU. Transcripts and a performance advertising flyer accompany the tape.

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