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Sound Archives Fellowship

This Collection consists of performances of musicians and other scholars whose research was supported by the Berea College Sound Archives Fellowship…

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Reuben Powell Early Country Music

These are papers and memorabilia relating toReubenPowell, collector of Appalachian music and founder of the Renfro Valley Tape Club. In addition to a…

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Nora Carpenter Traditional Music

This collection consists of song lyrics, poems, and sound recordings authored or collected byNoraE.Carpenterof Magoffin County, Kentucky, mostly…

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McLain Family Band Records

This collection is comprised of correspondence, business records, concert programs, photographs, and sound and video recordings documenting the McLain…

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Loyal Jones Rural/Country Comedy Reference

This collection is comprised ofLoyalJones’ research and reference materials about humorists and country music performers—including performers from…

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Lily May Ledford

The collection consists of autobiographical writing, press clippings, articles, and photographs documenting the career of early country music…

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Leonard Roberts Papers

These are the papers and sound recordings of Kentucky folklorist, Leonard Ward Roberts (1912-1983). They are comprised mainly of correspondence,…

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Lee Knight

This collection consists mainly of interviews and performances by several traditional musicians and story tellers, their associates, and scholars. The…

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Josiah Combs

These are correspondence, manuscripts, collected ballad texts, tune transcriptions, and other spoken lore collected by folksong, folklore and language…

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