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Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and Old-Time Music

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-387
The Southern Songbirds audio cassettes contain interviews, conducted by Rachel Anne Goodman, with women instrumental in the early development of country and old-time music. The audio cassettes also contain segments of these artists' music. Among the types of music recorded are country gospel, blues, old-time ballads, and western-style music. This collections contains an addendum.

The addition to the Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and Old-Time Music Tapes collection consists of typed transcripts to tape 5 (Jean Ritchie and Phyllis Marks interviews) and tape 6 (Ramona Jones and the Powers Family) of the collection.

Dates

  • 1989-1990

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The tapes are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies of these tapes may not be used in broadcast or commercial publication.

Extent

7.00 Sound recordings (Seven 30-minute audio cassettes, 1 folder)

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two series: Series 1, Audiotapes, 1990 and Series 2, Transcripts, undated.

Method of Acquisition

The Southern Songbirds tapes, copies of the originals, were donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Rachel Anne Goodman in 1991.

Accruals and Additions

The addition to the Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and Old-Time Music Tapes collections was transcribed by an unknown party and donated at an unknown date to the Archives of Appalachia.

Processing Information

Processing of the collection was completed in 1992 by Marie Tedesco. Ned Irwin completed processing of the addition and it was open to researchers in July 1997.
Author
Marie Tedesco; Ned Irwin
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

Contact:
PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA
423-439-4338