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Lawrence M. Palmer Collection

Identifier: AppMs-799
The Lawrence M. Palmer Collection is a private collection of over 16,500 items including textual materials, sound recordings, moving images, photographs and graphic prints, reference materials, and memorabilia related to bluegrass, country, and traditional music dating from 1903 and 2010. The extensive memorabilia collection includes posters, artist autographs, festival flyers, musical programs, and performance schedules. The predominant dates of the collection are from 1960 -2010.


  • 1903 - 2010

Conditions Governing Access

Please contact the Archives of Appalachia for access to this collection.


16500 Items

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lawrence Palmer.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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