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Leon McIntyre Collection

Identifier: AppMs-810

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials related to McIntyre’s professional and personal interest in bluegrass music. The materials include correspondence, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, articles, photographs, cassette and reel to reel audio recordings, and memorabilia related to bluegrass bands, music festivals, the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), "Bluegrass Unlimited," and WAMU radio station. The collection also contains McIntyre’s professional reference materials including discographies, record catalogs, instrument catalogs, encyclopedias, songbooks, music style books, cassette indexes, and band booklets.


  • 1970-2011


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


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This collection is arranged into eight series: Series 1: Private Papers; Series 2: Organization Papers; Series 3: Research Materials; Series 4: Reference Materials; Series 5: Oversized Materials; Series 6: Photographs; Series 7: Cassettes; Series 8: Reel to Reel.
Michelle Fitch. Biography, Scope & Contents, and Series 6 updated by Jean Rushing July 2017.
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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