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Maggard Sound Studio recordings

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2022-016

Content Description

Gospel and bluegrass audio recordings and audiocassette liner files from Maggard Sound Studios in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. 2143 recordings on 1/4-inch audiotape and DAT.

Acquisition Type



Alan Maggard donated the materials to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum (BCM) on 2015-06-05, BCM accession 2015.19. BCM did some preliminary work on the collection but, for reasons of preservation, decided with Maggard's approval to transfer the donation to the Archives of Appalachia. Physical transfer effected 2022-06-22. Any additional materials will come directly from Maggard Sound, Inc.

Restrictions Apply



  • 1965-2002, undated


2143 sound recordings (1371 digital audiotapes; 769 1/4-inch audiotapes; 2 audiocassettes; 1 45rpm disc)

4.5 linear feet