J. E. Brooks Collection
Scope and Contents
The J. E. Brooks Collection consists of commercial recordings (some original but primarily audiocassette copies) of music by the original Carter Family, A. P. Carter and family, Maybelle Carter and family and printed matter (primarily photocopies of books, periodicals, and published articles) about the Carters. Also included is one cassette recording of the Virginia Boys (Doc Addington and Carl McConnell, respectively brother and cousin of Maybelle Carter) and one cassette recording of Peter Feldman.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use in the Archives of Appalachia.
Conditions Governing Use
Copying or loaning of recordings is prohibited.
0.75 linear feet (one legal-size document box and one 13x13 inch sound disc box)
Language of Materials
Method of Acquisition
The J. E. Brooks Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by J. E. Brooks on February 12, 1992.
Ned Irwin completed processing, and the collection was opened for research in December 1996.
- Carter, A. P. (Alvin Pleasant), 1891-1960
- Carter, Maybelle, 1909-1978
- Carter, Sara, 1899-1979
- Compact discs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Country music Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Phonograph records Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Virginia Boys (Doc and Carl)
- Language of description
- Script of description