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Mary Elizabeth Barnicle and Tillman Cadle Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-347
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection is 567 field recordings, most on lacquer discs, made by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle and Tillman Cadle of music, stories, and speech in New York City, Florida, Georgia, the Bahamas, Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee during collecting trips between 1935 and 1950. The recordings document both African-American and Anglo-American folk culture.Supporting materials include a 1989 interview with Tillman Cadle, tape logs, photographs, song lyrics and the disc...
Dates: 1935 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1950

Richard Blaustein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-111
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

Lewis Deneumoustier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-760
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of bluegrass and country music memorabilia created or acquired by Lewis Deneumoustier over a period of several decades. Among the materials are serial publications, song and picture folios, fan club journals, sheet music, photographs, posters, trading cards, and flyers from concerts and festivals. In addition there are materials relating to Deneumoustier’s tenure as the editor of the Disc Collector newsletter.

Dates: 1911-2006, undated

Earl R. Yates Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-349
Scope and Contents The Earl R. Yates Collection contains words and music to country, gospel, and bluegrass songs, along with information about the country music industry, country and bluegrass musicians, and the Grand Ole Opry (radio program). The collection contains printed material, photographs, and clippings. The printed material includes songbooks, calendars, promotional sheets, periodicals (including magazines and fan-club newsletters), and published histories. The photographs include those clipped from...
Dates: 1938-1970; Other: Date acquired: 1989-10-11

Leon McIntyre Collection

 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...
Dates: 1970-2011

Bernard Rousseau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-469
Scope and Contents The Bernard Rousseau Collection contains 187 open reel audiotapes of performances at fiddlers’ conventions, bluegrass festivals, music clubs, and studio sessions, 1957-84; as well as radio broadcasts of bluegrass and country music, 1983-88. The collection also contains two manuscript boxes of printed materials, which focus on the conventions and festivals. Included in the two boxes are tape logs, performer lists, and publicity photos, along with convention and festival programs....
Dates: 1957-1988 and undated

Benny and Eula Sims Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-676
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-697
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