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Wayne Scott Rial Collection

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 462
The Wayne Scott Rial Collection consists of materials related to Rial's research on southern Appalachian gospel music and includes a copy of a report Rial wrote on the subject, a 1992 newsletter (Old Harp: The New Harp of Columbia Newsletter), and a box of 4' x 5' index cards containing announcements of gospel singings in the region, 1987-94.


  • 1987-1994


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.50 linear feet

1.00 Boxes


The material is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Method of Acquisition

The Wayne Scott Rial Collection was donated to the archives on December 9, 1994 by Wayne Scott Rial, Bristol, Tennessee.

Processing Information

Ned Irwin completed processing, and was opened to researchers in January 1997.
Ned Irwin
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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