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Lewis Deneumoustier Collection

Identifier: AppMs-760
This collection consists of approximately 23,695 bluegrass and country sound recordings in various formats (45s, 78s, cassettes, compact discs, LPs, reel-to-reel audio tapes, and VHS tapes). The collection also includes serial publications, office files, song and picture folios, sheet music, photographs, posters, training cards, and flyers from concerts and festivals. The collection includes a Gene Autry trading card tin and flashlight as well as homemade photography albums and scrapbooks.


  • 1911-2006, undated


65.5 linear feet (117 legal-size document boxes; 7 records cartons)


The collection is arranged in eight series: Series 1, Office Files; Series 2, Bluegrass and Country Music Festivals, Concerts, and Gatherings; Series 3, Publications; Series 4, Promotional Materials; Series 5, Collectibles; Series 6, Photographs; Series 7, Scrapbooks; Series 8, Oversize. Note: Series 8 is unprocessed, please contact the Archives of Appalachia to access these materials.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Frances Deneumoustier.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA