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J. E. Brooks Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-399

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.


  • 1927-1992


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)

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Method of Acquisition

The J. E. Brooks Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by J. E. Brooks on February 12, 1992.

Processing Information

Ned Irwin completed processing, and the collection was opened for research in December 1996.
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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