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Richard Blaustein Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

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...
Dates: 1927-1992

Thomas G. Burton-Ambrose N. Manning Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-25
Scope and Contents The collection resulted from Dr. Burton’s and Mr. Manning’s interests in Appalachian folklore and related teaching, research, and service activities. A central component of the collection consists of reel-to-reel audio recordings, dub sheets, transcripts, and indices created as part of the professors' efforts to gather ballads, instrumental music, stories, superstitions and beliefs, folk remedies, and accounts of everyday life from individuals in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. ...
Dates: 1899 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1971

Jack Tottle Bluegrass and Old Time Music Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-386
Arrangement The Jack Tottle Bluegrass and Old Time Music Collection consists of one series of audio tapes. The tapes are arranged according to the original list given to the archives by Jack Tottle. The tapes are numbered consecutively. The master tapes are reel-to-reel audio; cassette user copies have been dubbed from the masters. Each tape (with a few exceptions) contains a detailed list of that tape's contents.
Dates: 1940-1976

Ronald McConnell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-636
Scope and Contents The collection contains information and a sound recording relating to the musical career of Doc Addington and Carl McConnell (Doc and Carl, The Virginia Boys). There are biographies and autobiographies as well as an article about the Carter Family with Chet Atkins and a second article about Chet Atkins. The sound recording is an audiocassette of four shows aired by WRNL Radio in Richmond, Virginia. The audiocassette was made by a man named A.C. Griffith from WRNL transcription disks that were...
Dates: 1946-2003

Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and Old-Time Music

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-387
Scope and Contents "Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and Old-Time Music" was a 13-part radio series developed in the late 1980s by Rachel Anne Goodman, at the time an employee of Appalshop in Whitesburg, Kentucky. The series focused on women who were important to the development of country and old-time music and aired on public radio stations in 1990 and consists of interviews by Rachel Anne Goodman and segments of the artists’ music.There are also typed transcripts to tape 5 (Jean...
Dates: 1989-1990