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Earl R. Yates Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: 500-AppMs 349
The Earl R. Yates Collection contains words and music to country, gospel, and bluegrass songs, along with information about the country music industry, country and bluegrass musicians, and the Grand Ole Opry (radio program). The collection contains printed material, photographs, and clippings. The printed material includes songbooks, calendars, promotional sheets, periodicals (including magazines and fan-club newsletters), and published histories. The photographs include those clipped from periodicals and other published material. The material in the collection dates from 1938 to 1970, but about half of the items in the collection are undated.

Dates

  • 1938-1970
  • Other: Date acquired: 1989-10-11

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

1.00 linear feet

2.00 Boxes

Arrangement

The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Printed Material, and Series 2, Photographs and Clippings. The items in both series are arranged alphabetically by title or performer. An index to the collection follows the box and folder list.

Source of Acquisition

Earl R. Yates
Method of Acquisition The Earl R. Yates Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia on 11 October 1989 by Mr. Yates.

Processing Information

Ed Speer completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in October 1996.
Author
Ed Speer
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