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Richard Blaustein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0111
Scope and Contents The Richard Blaustein Collection contains photographs, tapes, newsclippings, a scrapbook, correspondence, and publications which relate to the study and teaching of the history of country music, performances of the Dixie Dewdrops, the Old Time Country Radio Reunion, the Homefolks Festival and the Folk Artists-in-the-Schools program.In 2000, an addition to the collection was processed. Included in the addition to the Richard Blaustein Collection are open reel audiotapes of...
Dates: 1945-1981

J. E. Brooks Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0399
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...
Dates: 1927-1992

Cox-Painter-Adams Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0763
Scope and Contents The Cox-Painter-Adams Family Papers consist of the surviving personal, business, and family papers of Thad A. Cox, his wife, Pearle Painter Cox, and their descendants, the Elizabeth “Betty” and Griffin Adams, Sr., family. The papers cover a variety of formats and subject matter. The collection includes personal and business correspondence, legal records including wills and estate executions, personal business and law firm financial ledgers and documents, publications, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1867 - 2005

Federation of Communities in Service (FOCIS) Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0526
Scope and Contents The Federation of Communities in Service Records consist of bylaws, minutes, financial statements, various correspondence, news clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, research files, grant materials, recordings, and miscellaneous printed matter and ephemera documenting the development and history of FOCIS. Early Glenmary documents contain information on the work of the order, while other paper materials express why many of the sisters left the order, evident in newspaper clippings and articles....
Dates: 1944-2006

James H. Quillen Papers

 Collection — other: Roll 1
Identifier: AppMs-0498
Arrangement The papers are arranged into ten series as follows: Series 1, General Office Records, 1945-1997 and undated; Series 2, Legislative Files, 1957-1996 and undated; Series 3, Project Files, 1958-1996 and undated; Series 4, Public Relations Files, 1956-1997 and undated; Series 5, Government Departments and Agencies Files, 1963-1996 and undated; Series 6, Miscellaneous Records, 1928-1996 and undated; Series 7, Memorabilia, 1964-1999 and undated; Series 8, Scrapbooks, c. 1945-1997; Series 9,...
Dates: 1918 - 1999

Joseph Sargent Hall Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0422
Scope and Contents The Joseph Hall Collection focuses primarily on Hall’s research of language and folklore of the people living in the Great Smoky Mountains. The bulk of the papers result from Hall’s fieldwork dating from 1937-1941 and include notebooks; notes on index cards; reel-to-reel tape recorded interviews; transcripts; typed manuscripts derived from the interviews; photographs; and slides. The field recordings and related materials document the Appalachian dialect, including word meaning and usage...
Dates: 1915 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1977

Margaret Hyder DeVault Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0365
Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1793-1996 and undated, and Series 2, Audio-Visual Materials, 1920-1961 and undated.

Dates: 1793-1996

B. Carroll Reece Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0003
Arrangement

The collection is divided into eight series as follows: Series 1, Personal Papers, 1908-1955; Series 2, Republican National Convention, 1946-1952; Series 3, The Committee to Investigate Tax-Exempt Foundations, 1953-1960; Series 4, Speeches of B. Carroll Reece, 1920-60; Series 5, Scrapbooks, 1913-1960; Series 6, Photographs and Drawings, 1919-61; Series 7, Commendations and Certificates, 1865-1965; and Series 8, Addendum.

Dates: 1865-1971

Rocky Mount Historical Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0578
Scope and Contents

The Rocky Mount Historical Association Collection contains newspaper clippings, cartoons, publications, magazines, correspondence, and documents that pertain to World War II. The collection also includes photographs and documents of the Jack Snider Country Store exhibit at Rocky Mount.

The collection spans from 1938 to 1965 but predominantly from 1944 to 1945.

Dates: 1938-1965 and undated; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945

Benny and Eula Sims Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0676
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Benny and Eula's collection of 91 bluegrass and country music sound recordings (unprocessed), songbooks, photographs, awards, sheet music, and handwritten and typed lyrics.

This collection reflects Benny Sims' interest in bluegrass and country music memorabilia during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.

Dates: 1936-1991

Stoneman Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0697
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the business and personal records of Ernest V. "Pop" Stoneman; his wife, Hattie Frost Stoneman; and children, Eddie, Grace, John, Patsy, Billy, Jack, Gene, Dean, Scotty, Donna, Jimmy, Roni, and Van, whose music careers spanned eight decades. The collection includes audiocassettes, autobiographical sketches, awards, business records, CDs and DVDs, contracts, correspondence, discographies, documentary material for and final draft of "The Stonemans: An Appalachian...
Dates: 1924-2008