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Finding Aids to Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture

DULCIMER COLLECTIONS
IN THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE

Compiled by: Lucy Long and Leena Rintala
Series Editor: Ann Hoog
Revised: September 2012


For additional information about Archive of Folk Culture collections, contact the Folklife Reading Room. To request copies, see our webpages regarding audio materials and photographic materials. Please refer to the AFC and/or AFS numbers when requesting information. All indications of time duration listed in this finding aid are estimates.

AFC 1935/003: Jean Thomas American Folk Song Festival Collection
Twenty-two 12-inch discs of songs and instrumentals primarily of Kentucky performers, recorded at the American Folk Song Festival in Ashland, Kentucky, by Jean Thomas, June 1934. Includes performances by Walter Caldwell, Curtis Dartey, Volney Fraley, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick James, Ed Morrison, and Jilson Setters. [catalog record]

AFS 291A1: One disc containing "Run, Nigger, Run" sung with dulcimer by Uncle Tom West. (5 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 22A)

AFS 298A1; B1: One disc containing "Sourwood Mountain" and "The Valentine" played on dulcimer by Uncle Tom West. (10 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 22B)

AFS 301A1; 302A2: Two discs containing "Ground Hog" and "Turnip Greens" sung with dulcimer by Curtis Dartey. (3 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 22B)

AFS 302B1: One disc containing "Barbara Allen" sung with dulcimer by Curtis Dartey (4 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 23A)

AFC 1937/001: Alan and Elizabeth Lomax Kentucky Collection
Two hundred twenty-eight 12-inch discs of commentaries, instrumentals, songs, and stories recorded in eastern Kentucky by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, September 6-October 28, 1937. The collection includes 5 pages of correspondence. [catalog record]

AFS 1540A2; 1540B; 1541A: Two discs containing "Henry of Knoxville," "Barbara Allen," and "The Knoxville Girls" sung with dulcimer by Howard Collins. Recorded in Smithsboro, Kentucky, October 19, 1937. (13 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 112B)

AFS 1541B1-3: One disc containing "Buffalo Gals," "Sourwood Mountain," and "Old Granny Hare" played on dulcimer by Howard Collins. Recorded in Smithsboro, Kentucky, October 19, 1937. (6 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 113A)

AFS 1551B1: One disc containing "The Girl I Left Behind Me" played on dulcimer by MacKinley Craft. Recorded in Cody, Kentucky, October 20, 1937. (2 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 113B)

AFS 1551B2; 1553 A1-2; 1553 B1-2: Two discs containing "Casey Jones," "Buck Creek Girls," "Goo Goo Eyes," "Redwing," and "The Wreck of the Old 97" played on dulcimer by Ambers Deaton of Vicco, Kentucky. Recorded in Cody, Kentucky, October 20, 1937. (12 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 113B)

AFC 1938/002: Herbert Halpert New York City Collection
Thirty-five 12-inch discs of more than 200 various folk songs including spirituals, farming and labor songs, war songs, drinking songs, children's songs, taunts, lullabies, and love songs, recorded for the Federal Theatre Project in New York City, New York, by Herbert Halpert, January 19, 1938-November 1939. The collection includes 3/8 of a linear inch of correspondence, 13 pages of recording logs and notes, and 35 pages of textual transcriptions. [catalog record]

AFS 3638A2; B1-B2: One disc containing "When the Moon Comes Down with Blood" ("When the Saints Go Marching By,") "Poor Little Turtle Dove," and "Barbara Allen" sung with dulcimer by Bernard Steffen. Recorded in New York City, January 31, 1939. (7 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 235B)

AFC 1938/003: John A. Lomax, Ruby T. Lomax, and Bess Lomax Old Fiddlers' Convention Collection
Thirty-four 12-inch discs of commentaries, instrumentals, songs, and stories recorded at the Old Fiddlers' Contest in Galax, Virginia, by Bess Brown, John A., and Ruby T. Lomax, October 22-25, 1937. The collection includes 15 pages of textual transcriptions. [catalog record]

AFS 1340A1-2: One disc containing "Dream of the Miner's Child" and "Sally Ann." Played on dulcimer by Lina (Mrs. Jacob) Melton, October 22, 1937. (6 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 98B)

AFS 1340B1: One disc containing "Liza Jane" played on dulcimer by Jacob (Jake) Melton, October 22, 1937. (2 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 98B)

AFS 1342A3; B1-3: One disc containing "Sourwood Mountain", "Turkey in the Straw", "Little Brown Jug" and "Old Joe Clark" played on dulcimer by Theodore Blevins of Marion, Virginia, October 22, 1937. (8 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 98B)

AFS 1343A4: One disc containing "Blind Child's Prayer." Played on dulcimer by Myrtle Melton, October 22, 1937. (2 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 98B)

AFS 1343A5: One disc containing "Water Bound." Played on dulcimer by Theodore Blevins, October 22, 1937. (1 minute; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 98B)

AFS 1343B1: One disc containing "Train on the Island." Played on dulcimer by Velma Nester, October 22, 1937. (1 minute; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 99A)

AFS 1343B2: One disc containing "Arkansas Traveler." Played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton, October 22, 1937. (1 minute; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 99A)

AFS 1343B3: One disc containing "Brown Eyes." Played on dulcimer by Maggie Blanche Melton, October 22, 1937. (1 minute; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 99A)

AFS 1343B4: One disc containing "Liza Jane." Played on dulcimer by Jacob (Jake) Melton, October 22, 1937. (1 minute; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 99A)

AFS 1347A1: One disc containing "Turkey Buzzard." Played on dulcimer by J. W. Testerman, October 23, 1937. (1 minute; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 99A)

AFS 1347A2: One disc containing "Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad." Played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton, October 23, 1937. (1 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 99A)

AFC 1939/005: Herbert Halpert 1939 Southern States Recording Expedition
Four hundred and nineteen 12-inch discs of instrumentals, monologs, prayers, sermons, songs, and stories recorded in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, by Herbert Halpert, March 15-June 23, 1939, for the Folk Arts Committee of the WPA and the Library of Congress. The collection includes 1 1/4 linear inches of articles, contact sheets, correspondence, descriptions, interviews, lists, photographs, reports, and song texts. [catalog record]

AFS 2854A1; 2855A1: Two discs containing "George Collins" and "Ground Hog." Sung with dulcimer by Nathan Hicks. (6 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 186B)

AFS 2855B1-2: One disc containing "Bo Lamkin" and "Barbry Ellen" sung with dulcimer by Nathan and Rena Hicks. (4 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 186B)

AFS 2856A3: One disc containing "Pretty Polly" ("Cruel Ship Carpenter") sung with dulcimer by Nathan Hicks. (2 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 187B)

AFC 1939/016: Resettlement Administration Recordings Collection
One hundred sixty-five 12-inch discs of instrumentals and songs recorded in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Washington, D.C., by Sidney Robertson Cowell, Charles Seeger, Margaret Valiant, and others for the Special Skills Division, Resettlement Administration, 1936-37. The collection includes 3 1/2 inches of transcripts, correspondence, graphic images, and a program book from the 1937 National Folk Festival. [catalog record]

AFS 3160B1-5: One disc containing 3 versions of "Water Bound," "Turkey in the Straw," and "Bonaparte's Retreat" played and sung with dulcimer by S. F. Russell, November 9, 1936. (5 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 210A)

AFS 3161A1-3: One disc containing "Over the River, Charlie" ("Weevily Wheat,") "Oh Susanna," and "Sally Brown" sung with dulcimer by S. F. Russell, November 13, 1936. (4 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 210A)

AFC 1940/003: John and Ruby Lomax 1940 Southern States Recordings Collection
One hundred forty-six 12-inch discs of church services, hollers, instrumentals, songs, and stories recorded in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia, by Bess Brown, John A., and Ruby T. Lomax, September-December 1940. The collection includes 11/2 linear inches of correspondence, fieldnotes, informant biographies, manuscripts, song descriptions, and textual transcriptions. [catalog record]

AFS 3950A1-3; B1: One disc containing "I'm Climbing Up Jacob's Ladder," "Corn Likker," "Cluck Old Hen," and "William and Dina" sung with dulcimer by Professor Josiah Combs. Recorded in Fort Worth, Texas, by John A. Lomax, September 13, 1940. (10 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 260A)

AFC 1941/011: Radio Research Project Recordings
One hundred and three discs recorded in North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia in July and August, 1941 by Alan Lomax, Joseph Liss, Jerome Wiesner. This trip documented the folk festivals at Asheville, North Carolina, and Galax, Virginia, and made numerous documentary recordings of the Wilmington experiment in Georgia and Tennessee, particularly in Blairsville, Georgia. Much of the work was done through the offices of Mr. Landis of the TVA in Nashville. Includes an interview with Mrs. Julia Wolfe, mother of Thomas Wolfe. [catalog record]

AFS 4928A7: One disc containing "Cindy" played on dulcimer by Ray Melton. (2 minutes; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 354A)

AFS 4928A8: One disc containing "Sally Ann" played on dulcimer by Jacob Melton. (1 minute; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 354A)

AFS 4928A9: One disc containing "Old Joe Clark" played on dulcimer by Blanche Melton of Woodlawn, Virginia. (1 minute; preservation tape LWO 4872 reel 354A)

AFS 6718A2-6722: Alan Lomax Kentucky Recordings
Five 12-inch discs of songs recorded in Marrowbone, Kentucky, by George Pullen Jackson and Alan Lomax, August 1942. Includes performances by Addina Palmore Wilson and dulcimer bow tunes played by Effie Wilson.

AFS 6718A2; B1; 6719A; 6719B1-2; 6720A; B1 6721A1-2: Four discs containing "Early, Early, All in One Spring," "The Quaker's Courtship," "Kitty Alone," "The Rich Old Miser," "The Little Pig," "Fair Lander" ("Fair Ellender"), "The Dying Cowboy," "Pretty Fair Miss All in Her Garden," and "Quaker's Courtship," sung by Addina Palmore Wilson, accompanied on dulcimer by Effie Wilson. Recorded August 24 and 26, 1942. (38 minutes; preservation tape LWO 3493 reels 54A-B)

AFS 6721A3: One disc containing tuning of dulcimer with discussion by John Vincent. Recorded August 26, 1942. (4 minutes; preservation tape LWO 3493 reel 54B)

AFS 6721B1: One disc containing "Kitty Alone" sung by Addina Palmore Wilson, accompanied on dulcimer by Effie Wilson. Recorded August 26, 1942. (5 minutes; LWO preservation tape 3493 reel 54B)

AFS 6722A1-3: One disc containing "Old Joe Clark," "The Little Mohee," and "Love Somebody" played on dulcimer by Effie Wilson. (3 minutes; preservation tape LWO 3493 reel 54B)

AFC 1948/036: Duncan Emrich / Mr. and Mrs. I. G. Greer
Four 16-inch discs of songs sung with commentary by I. G. Greer and played on dulcimer by Mrs. I. G. Greer of Thomasville, North Carolina. Recorded at the Library of Congress by Duncan Emrich, November 29, 1945. The collection includes 26 pages of collection lists and correspondence.

AFS 8770A1-2: One disc containing "I Wish I Was Single" and "Sweet William" (8 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 141A)

AFS 8770A4: One disc containing "Common Bill." (3 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 141A)

AFS 8771A2: One disc containing "Sourwood Mountain." (3 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 141A)

AFS 8771A4: One disc containing "Single Gal." (2 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 141A)

AFS 8771A9: One disc containing "Black Jack Davy." (5 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 141A)

AFC 1948/037: Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folk Songs
Eighty 16-inch discs of ballads, dance music, instrumentals, singing games, songs, and stories, recorded in various locations in North Carolina by Frank C. Brown circa 1912-1945, including items collected for the project after Brown's death in 1943. The collection includes 11 linear inches of catalogs, notes, lists, and correspondence. Among these are mimeographed typescripts of volumes of lists prepared for the published Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore; editors for these typescripts include Wayland D. Hand, George P. Wilson, Archer Taylor, B. J. Whiting, Paul G. Brewster, H. B. Belden, A. P. Hudson, and George Herzog. Included are lists of the names of the contributors; a bibliography; a checklist of the unpublished ballads and songs in the Frank C. Brown Collection compiled by Charles F. Bond; and correspondence between the Library of Congress and Newman I. White and to Charles F. Bond of Duke University regarding copying the field recordings at the Library of Congress 1944-1945; 1970. (preservation tape LWO 5111 reels 141-150) (AFS 8772-8851) [catalog record]

[unknown AFS #]: One discs containing Mrs. Nathan Hicks (Rena Hicks) singing "George Collins" and "Barbara Allen" accompanied by Nathan Hicks on dulcimer. (Also includes Mrs. I. G. Greer and Frank Proffitt, possibly on dulcimer)

AFC 1950/002: Anne and Frank Warner Collection
One hundred five discs, 17 7-inch tapes, and 2 5-inch tapes of instrumentals, interviews, readings, songs, and stories recorded in the Bahamas, Massachusetts, the Midwest, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia, by Anne and Frank M. Warner, 1940-66. The collection includes concordances, correspondence, fieldnotes, and lists. [catalog record] [finding aid]

AFS 15,262: One disc containing "George Collins," "Blackjack David," and "The Brown Girl," sung by Mr. And Mrs. Nathan Hicks with Nathan on dulcimer. Recorded in Beach Mountain, North Carolina, 1940.

AFS 15,262: One disc containing "Cindy in the Springtime" played on dulcimer by Nathan Hicks with Frank Proffitt on guitar. Recorded in Beach Mountain, North Carolina, 1940.

AFS 15,262-3: One disc containing "Roundtown Gals," "Old Joe Clark," "Johnson Boys," "Fly Around Pretty Little Miss," and "Groundhog" played on dulcimer by Nathan Hicks with Frank Proffitt on guitar and vocal. Recorded in Beach Mountain, North Carolina, 1940.

AFS 15,265: One disc containing "Coming 'Round the Mountain" played on dulcimer by Nathan Hicks with group vocal. Recorded in Beach Mountain, North Carolina, 1940.

AFS 15,367: One disc containing an unidentified song played on dulcimer by Mrs. Edd (Nettie Hicks) Presnell. Recorded in North Carolina, 1951.

AFS 15,367: One disc containing "Johnson Boys" played on dulcimer by Mrs. Edd Presnell with Roby Hicks on vocal and fiddle, and Buna (Mrs. Roby) Hicks on vocal. Recorded 1951.

AFS 15,368: One disc containing "Now I'm Coming Home" played on dulcimer by Mrs. Winser Hicks, with Mr. Linzy Hicks leading group on vocal. Recorded in Beech Mountain, North Carolina, 1951.

AFS 15,368: One disc containing "Gathering Flowers for the Mawster's Bouquet" sung and played on dulcimer by Mrs. Winser Hicks.

AFS 15,368: One disc containing "Where the Sun Won't Never Go Down" ("I Want to See My Father Sometime") played on dulcimer by Mrs. Winser Hicks with Mr. Linzy Hicks leading women in vocal.

AFS 15,372: One disc containing "Going Down the Road Feeling Bad," "Blue Eyes," "Down in the Valley," "Nobody's Business," and "May I Sleep in Your Barn, Mister" played on dulcimer by Eddie Proffitt, 1966.

AFS 15,372: One disc containing "Pretty Fair Miss Stood in the Garden" played on dulcimer by Buna (Mrs. Roby) Hicks.

AFS 15,372: One disc containing two original dulcimer tunes, "Shortnin' Bread," "Take It to the Lord in Prayer," "Golden Slippers," "Ground Hog," and "Johnson Boys" played on dulcimer by Frank Proffitt, Jr.

AFC 1950/017: National Folk Festival, 1938
One 12-inch and thirty-nine 16-inch discs of instrumentals, radio programs, songs, and stories recorded primarily at the National Folk Festival, Washington, D. C., by the U. S. Recording Company, May 6-8, 1938. The collection includes collection lists, newspaper articles, and schedules. [catalog record]

AFS 9834B7: One disc containing "Skip to My Lou" played on "double mountain dulcimer" by a member of the W.P. Parkinson group of Lemarres, Iowa. (2 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 264A)

AFS 9834B8: One disc containing "Climbing Up the Mountain" sung by children with dulcimer accompaniment. (2 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 264A)

AFS 9848B5: One disc containing "Cherry Tree Carol" ("On a Friday") sung by Theodore Holbrook accompanied on dulcimer by Carpenter Holbrook. (2 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 267B)

AFS 9851B1; 9852A1: Two discs containing "Earl Brand" and "Bo Lamkin" ("Bo Lincoln"). Sung and played on dulcimer by Maurice Matteson of Frostburg, Maryland. (8 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reels 268A-268B )

AFS 9861B1-2: One disc containing "Sweet Willy" ("Earl Brand") and "Four Nights Drunk" ("Our Good Man") sung and played on dulcimer by Maurice Matteson of Frostburg, Maryland. (9 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 270B)

AFC 1951/020: Virgil Sturgill Recordings, June 1951
One 10-inch tape of "Down in the Willow Garden," "Bury Me Beneath the Willow," "Pearl Bryan," "The Two Ravens," "Whalie, Whalie," "The Soldier and the Lady," and "On Top of Old Smoky," and "Jackie's Gone A-Sailing," sung with dulcimer by Virgil L. Sturgill of Asheville, North Carolina, and Sutton's Branch, Kentucky. Recorded at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., June 1951. The collection includes 11 pages of collection lists and correspondence. (AFS 10,095) (LWO 1821) [catalog record]

AFC 1955/007: Wyatt Insko / Folk Music from Eastern Kentucky
Fourteen 7-inch tapes of banjo, dulcimer, and fiddle tunes and songs by Kentucky musicians recorded in Berea and Lexington, Kentucky, and southern Ohio by Wyatt Insko, July 1954. Includes performances by Jesse Amburgey of Knott County, Jethro Amburgey of Hindman, Floyd Burchett of Brushy Fork, Mrs. Rosie Foley and Swan Ledford of Natural Bridge, Buell Kazee of Lexington, Pleaz Mobley of Manchester, Balus and Kitty Singleton Ritchie of Viper, and Clarence H. and Ann Wyatt of Perry County. Collected and recorded by Wyatt Insko in charge of recordings for the Coordinated Archives of Indiana University.

AFS 10,887A8-13: One tape containing 4 songs and tuning of the dulcimer played by Balus Ritchie in Viper, Kentucky, July 20, 1954. (10 minutes; LWO 2249 reel 6)

AFS 10,888 A2-6: One tape containing 4 songs played by Jethro Amburgey. (7 minutes; LWO 2249 reel 7)

AFS 11,307-11,309: Sidney Robertson Cowell Collection
Three 10-inch tapes of interviews and music recorded in California, Iran, Ireland (Co. Mayo and Co. Galway), Massachusetts, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, and Wisconsin by Sidney Robertson Cowell, 1952-56. The collection includes 2 1/2 linear inches of correspondence, journals, logs, notes, postcards, and transcriptions, and an article. Includes Anglo-American songs and ballads from New England, Montana, and California; Portuguese songs from Massachusetts; English and Gaelic songs and ballads from Cape Breton Island, Canada; and Spanish-American songs from southern California. Some recorded with Wayland D. Hand. (see also: AFS 11,334-11,444)

AFS 11,307A11-13: One tape containing two versions of "I Wonder Where Moria's Gone" and "The May Carol" sung and played on dulcimer by Jean Ritchie. (4 minutes; LWO 2496)

AFS 11,307A16-18: One tape containing "Mary Hamilton," "Old Bangum Boar," and "The Farmer's Cursed Wife" sung and played on dulcimer by Andrew Rowan Summers. (9 minutes; LWO 2496)

AFC 1958/003: Virgil Sturgill Recordings, 1957
One 10-inch tape of personal reminiscences and songs spoken and sung with dulcimer by Virgil L. Sturgill of Asheville, North Carolina, and Sutton's Branch, Kentucky. Recorded at the Library of Congress by Robert B. Carneal, July 3, 1957. The collection includes 6 pages of content lists and correspondence. [catalog record]

AFS 11,328A7-8: One tape containing "Lord Lovel and Lady Nancy" sung with dulcimer, and discussion of dulcimer designs. (17 minutes; LWO 2586 reel 380A)

AFC 1958/015: Robert Dixon Collection
One 7-inch tape and one 5-inch tape of Anglo-American ballads and songs, sung by Robert Dixon, with accompaniment on dulcimer, guitar and Irish harp. The collection includes a song list. (AFS 11,400-11,401) (LWO 4023)

AFC 1958/026: Anne Grimes Ohio Recordings
Sixteen 10-inch tapes of folk music recorded in Ohio by Anne Grimes. The collection includes discussions about history of dulcimer and dulcimer makers.

AFS 11,453B1-3: One tape containing "Sally Goodin," an unidentified song and "Wildwood Flower." played on 6-string dulcimer by Okey Wood of Leading Creek, Ohio. (6 minutes; LWO 2627)

AFS 11,457A14-15, A17; A21: One tape containing "Ring Rattle Row" ("Two Lovers in a Big Shirt"), "The Two Sisters," "The Brown Girl," and "John Cowell" sung and played on dulcimer by Anne Grimes at the National Folk Festival in St. Louis, Missouri, April 14, 1953. (8 minutes; LWO 2627)

AFS 11,457B8: One tape containing dulcimer lore by Emma Etta Butcher of Galliard County, Ohio. (2 minutes; LWO 2627)

AFS 11,458A8: One tape containing dulcimer lore by Talitha McKeels Stewart from Lawrence County, Ohio. Recorded in Columbus, Ohio, October 1953. (2 minutes; LWO 2627)

AFC 1963/002: George Foss collection
Five 10-inch tapes of field recordings of ballads (including Child ballads), folk songs, hymns, original songs and ballads, banjo tunes, and dulcimer music, recorded by George Foss in the Appalachian Mountain region of Virginia, Kentucky, and North Carolina in 1961-1962. The collection includes 18 pages of lists. [catalog record]

AFS 12,005B10-13: One tape containing "Just Over in the Glory Land," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," an unidentified song, and "Saints Go Marching In" played on dulcimer by Ben F. Dinsmore. Recorded in Saltville, Virginia, June 3, 1962. (4 minutes; LWO 3865)

AFC 1964/016: George Foss and Jean Foss American Folk Music Program
One 7-inch tape of an audio recording from a television program on American folk music featuring George Foss and Jean Foss, who collected ballads and folksongs in the Appalachian region during the 1950s. The program aired November 17, 1963 on WMAL-TV, Washington, D.C. The collection includes 3 pages of song lists. [catalog record]

AFS 12,074A2-3; A8; A11: One tape containing "House Carpenter," "Who Killed Cock Robin?," "Get Away, Old Man, Get Away," and "Across the Blue Mountain" sung by Jean Foss, accompanied by George Foss on dulcimer. (10 minutes; LWO 4179)

AFC 1965/009: Norman Cazden Catskill Recordings
Four 10-inch tapes of 192 instrumentals, songs, and square dance calls performed by George Edwards, Grant Rogers, Ernie Sager, and Mike Todd. Recorded mostly in the Catskill area of New York by Norman Cazden and others from Camp Woodland, Phoenicia, New York, 1945-61. The collection includes 1/8 linear inch of correspondence, logs, and notes. [catalog record]

AFS 12,310B34-36: One tape containing "Skip to My Lou," "Wildwood Flower," and "Mountain Dew" sung and played on dulcimer by Jean Van De Bogart with John Sylvester on guitar, August 13, 1960. (3 minutes; LWO 4600)

AFC 1966/007: Scott Odell / Instrumental Music from Virginia and North Carolina
Two 10-inch tapes of instrumentals, songs, and stories recorded in North Carolina and Virginia by J. Scott Odell, August 1964 and 1965 for the Smithsonian Institution. The collection includes 66 pages of collection lists, correspondence, and ephemera.

AFS 12,396A1-2: One tape containing "Going Down the Road Feelin' Bad" and "Dream of the Miner's Child" played on dulcimer by Ruth Russell with Roscoe Russell on baritone ukulele. Recorded in Galax, Virginia, August 15, 1965. (4 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 1A)

AFS 12,396A3-4: One tape containing "Walking in My Sleep" and "Fortune." played on dulcimer by J. Ray Melton with Roscoe Russell on ukulele. Recorded in Galax, Virginia, August 15, 1965. (4 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 1A)

AFS 12,396A5-6, A8: One tape containing "Golden Slippers," "Ebenezer," and "Dream of the Miner's Child." played on dulcimer by J. Ray Melton. Recorded in Galax, Virginia, August 15, 1965. (6 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 1A)

AFS 12,396A9-10: One tape containing "Cripple Creek" and "Walking in My Sleep" played on dulcimer by J. Ray Melton with Roscoe Russell on ukulele. Recorded in Galax, Virginia, August 15, 1965. (4 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 1A)

AFS 12,396A11-13; A15-28; A31-33: One tape containing "Flop-Eared Mule," "Ebenezer," "Chinese Breakdown," "Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss," "Silly Bill," "If You Got a Good Thing Save It," "Wreck of Old 97," "Crackling Hen," "Sunny Home in Dixie," "Redwing," "Banks of the Ohio," "She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain," "Newsboy Jimmy Brown," "Soldier's Joy," "Kitty Kline," "Talk About Fretting," "Arkansas Traveler," "Picture on the Wall," "Careless Love," and "Pretty Little Girl" played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton. Recorded in Galax, Virginia, August 16, 1965. (40 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 1A)

AFS 12,396B1-3: One tape containing "Cackling Hen," "Fly Around," and "Soldier's Joy" played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton with Earnest East on fiddle. Recorded in Kyle Creed's, Galax, Virginia, August 19, 1965. (6 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 1B)

AFS 12,396B4: One tape containing "Wreck of the Old 97" played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton with Otis Burris on fiddle. Recorded in Kyle Creed's, Galax, Virginia, August 19, 1965. (2 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 1B)

AFS 12,396B5-9: One tape containing "Flop-Eared Mule," "Silly Bill," "Wreck of the Old 97," "Bury Me Beneath the Willow," and "Cindy" played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton with Roscoe Russell on guitar. Recorded in Galax, Virginia, August 19, 1965. (10 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 1B)

AFS 12,396B10: One tape containing "I Got a Piggy" played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton and sung by Roscoe Russell. Recorded in Galax, Virginia, August 19, 1965. (2 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 1B)

AFS 12,396B11; B14; B19-20; B25-26; 12,397A1-3: Two tapes containing "Old Joe Clark," "Let Me Fall," "Old Reuben," "Pretty Little Girl," "Goin' Down the Road," "Cackling Hen," "Let Me Fall," "Alabama Gals," and "Silly Bill" played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton with Sid Meyer on banjo. Recorded in Fine Forks, Virginia, August 20, 1965. (18 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 1B)

AFS 12,397A11: One tape containing "New River Train" played on dulcimer by Solomon R. Mains. Recorded in Sparta, North Carolina, August 18, 1965. (2 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2A)

AFS 12,397A12: One tape containing "Old Time Religion" played on dulcimer by Solomon R. Mains and sung by Mrs. Mains. Recorded in Sparta, North Carolina, August 18, 1965. (2 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2A)

AFS 12,397A13-15: One tape containing "Picture on the Wall", "Old Reuben" and "Sally Goodin" played on dulcimer by Solomon R. Mains. Recorded in Sparta, North Carolina, August 18, 1965. (6 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2A)

AFS 12,397A16-17: One tape containing "Can the Circle Be Unbroken" and "Way Over the Promised Land" played on dulcimer by Solomon R. Mains and sung by Mrs. Mains. Recorded in Sparta, North Carolina, August 18, 1965. (4 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2A)

AFS 12,397A18: One tape containing "The Blackest Crow" played on dulcimer by Solomon R. Mains and sung by Solomon and Mrs. Mains. Recorded in Sparta, North Carolina, August 18, 1965. (2 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2A)

AFS 12,397A19-20: One tape containing "Katy Cline" and "Greenback Dollar" played on dulcimer by Solomon R. Mains. Recorded in Sparta, North Carolina, August 18, 1965.(4 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2A)

AFS 12,397A21-27: One tape containing "Cluck Old Hen," "New River Train," "Old Reuben," "Blackest Crow," "Can the Circle Be Unbroken," "Nothing But the Blood of Jesus," and an untitled song played on dulcimer by Solomon R. Mains. Recorded in Sparta, North Carolina, August 19, 1965. (14 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2A)

AFS 12,397A28-29: One tape containing "Sweet Sunny South" and "Train on the Island" played on dulcimer by Velma Nester Musser of Galax, Virginia, with Corbett Tipton of Dogspur, Virginia, on banjo. Recorded August 20, 1965. (4 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2A)

AFS 12,397A30: One tape containing "Train on the Island" played on dulcimer by Velma Nester Musser of Galax, Virginia. Recorded August 20, 1965. (2 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2A)

AFS 12,397A31-33: One tape containing "If You See That Girl of Mine" and "Train on the Island" played on dulcimer by Velma Nester Musser with Corbett Tipton on banjo. Recorded August 20, 1965. (6 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2A)

AFS 12,397B9-11: One tape containing "Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad," "Ebenezer," and "Down in the Levee" played on dulcimer by J. Ray Melton with Roscoe Russell on ukulele. Recorded in Galax, Virginia, August 22, 1964. (6 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2B)

AFS 12,397B12: One tape containing "Soldier's Joy" played on dulcimer by J. Ray Melton. Recorded in Galax, Virginia, August 22, 1964. (2 minutes; LWO 4825 reel 2B)

AFC 1967/007: Alan Jabbour Duplication Project, Part 1
Seven 10-inch tapes of instrumentals performed on banjo, fiddle, guitar, and hammered dulcimer. Recorded in North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia by Alan Jabbour, October 2, 1965 April 1, 1967. The collection includes one linear inch of logs.

AFS 13,035A23-25: One tape containing "Weeping Willow Tree," "I Laid Around," and "Goodbye Booze Forever More" played on dulcimer by Albert Eli ("Uncle Abner") King. Recorded in Greensboro, North Carolina, August 25, 1966. (LWO 5031 reel 5A)

AFC 1968/003: Elizabeth Wilson Recordings
Three 16-inch discs of songs sung and played on dulcimer by Elizabeth Wilson of New York City. Recorded at the Library of Congress, June 3, 1946.

AFS 13,113A1-2: One disc containing "Sweet Mary and Her Baby" and "Sorrow Load." (6 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 423A)

AFS 13,113A3-B1: One disc containing 2 versions of "Sweet Mary and Her Baby." (4 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 423A)

AFS 13,113B3: One disc containing "Told My Man This Morning." (2 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 423A)

AFS 13,114A1: One disc containing "The Wife of Usher's Wel." (Child 79). (5 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 423A)

AFS 13,114A2: One disc containing "Barbary Ellen." (7 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 423A)

AFS 13,114B1: One disc containing "Mary Hamilton." (6 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 423A)

AFS 13,114B2: One disc containing "The Farmer's Curst Wife." (3 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 423A)

AFS 13,115A1: One disc containing "Careless Love." (3 minutes; preservation tape LWO 5111 reel 423A)

AFC 1969/020: Hilda A. Kring Recordings of Myra Elmers and Alf Dyer
One 5-inch tape of British, Irish, and Appalachian ballads and songs including nine sung and played on dulcimer by Mrs. Myra Elmers, formerly of the Piedmont region of South Carolina, with one ballad sung by Alf Dyer, recorded in Victoria, Australia. Mrs. Elmers was recorded by Mrs. Hilda A. Kring in Pennsylvania, February 1969. (AFS 14,026) (LWO 5594) [catalog record]

AFC 1970/027: Tennessee Valley Old-Time Fiddlers Convention, 1968-1969
Two 7-inch tapes of excerpts covering the highlights from the second annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers' Convention, held at Athens College, Athens, Alabama, on October 5, 1968. The festival featured performers of bagpipe, guitar, mandolin, dulcimer, fiddle band, harmonica, jew's harp, dobro, bluegrass banjo, and old-time banjo music; buckdancing; folk songs; and senior and junior fiddling competitions. The collection includes a list of titles and indicates category winners, with correspondence from donor Bill Harrison of the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers' Association to Alan Jabbour, Library of Congress, 1969-1970. [catalog record]

AFS 14,164A7: One tape containing "Hear Them Bells" played on dulcimer by Joe Gambill, October 5, 1968. (1 minute; LWO 5922)

AFS 14,164A20: One tape containing an unidentified song played on dulcimer by Earl Comstock, October 4, 1969. (1 minute; LWO 5922)

AFS 14,164A21: One tape containing "Buffalo Gals" played on dulcimer by Joe Gambill, October 4, 1969. (3 minutes; LWO 5922)

AFC 1972/020: Kenneth S. Goldstein Collection of North and South Carolina Recordings
Three 10-inch tapes of folksongs and instrumental music recorded in Asheville, North Carolina and South Carolina, by Kenneth S. Goldstein, 1957. Includes Bascom Lamar Lunsford, Marcus Martin, Artus Moser, Mrs. Maud Long, and Freda English, Nathaniel Thackston. [catalog record]

AFS 14,769A1-3: One tape containing 2 versions of "Get Up and Bar the Door," and "Lord Randall" sung and played on dulcimer by Artus Moser. (8 minutes; LWO 6914 reel 2A)

AFS 14,769A4: One tape containing "Fair and Tender Ladies" sung and played on dulcimer by Joan Moser. (4 minutes; LWO 6914 reel 2A)

AFS 14,769A5-6: One tape containing "Edward" and "Twa Sisters" sung and played on dulcimer by Artus Moser. (7 minutes; LWO 6914 reel 2A)

AFS 14,769A7: One tape containing "Wife Wrapt in Wetherskin" sung and played on dulcimer by Joan Moser. (3 minutes; LWO 6914 reel 2A)

AFC 1973/009: Frank Traficante / Kentucky Folk Music and Lore
Six 10-inch tapes of Kentucky folk music and lore, recorded by Frank Traficanti and students at the University of Kentucky, 1972. Includes Buell Kazee, Pleaz Mobley, Lily May Pennington, Edna Ritchie, and a church service.

AFS 15,573B2: One tape containing "The Shoemaker" sung and played on double dulcimer by Edna Ritchie Baker and Floyd Baker. (2 minutes; LWO 7284)

AFS 15,573B3: One tape containing "Goodbye Liza Jane." Played on double dulcimer by Mrs. Baker and "Groundhog" played on dulcimer by Floyd Baker. (2 minutes; LWO 7284)

AFS 15,573B5: One tape containing Discussion including talk about their double or "Sweetheart Dulcimer" made for them by Homer Ledford. (5 minutes; LWO 7284)

AFS 15,573B7-9; 11-12: One tape containing "Little Reckless Boy", "Hymn no. 99" and "Little Holly Tree" played on dulcimer by Edna and Floyd Baker (8 minutes; LWO 7284)

AFS 15,573B15: One tape containing "Turkey in the Straw" played on dulcimer by Edna Ritchie Baker with dancing doll (limberjack) tapping out rhythmic accompaniment. (1 minute; LWO 7284)

AFS 15,573B16: One tape containing "Skip to My Lou" and "What'll I do with the Baby-O?," played on dulcimer by Edna Ritchie Baker. (2 minutes; LWO 7284)

AFS 15,573B17; B19: One tape containing "What'll I do with the Baby-O?," and "Sourwood Mountain" played on dulcimer by Edna Ritchie Baker with dancing doll by Floyd Baker. (2 minutes; LWO 7284)

AFS 15,573B21; 23: One tape containing "Simple Gifts" and "I Wonder When I will be Married" played on dulcimer by Edna and Floyd Baker. (4 minutes; LWO 7284)

AFS 15,573 B30: One tape containing a discussion with Edna and Floyd Baker. (7 minutes; LWO 7284)

AFS 15,573B31: One tape containing "John Riley" played on dulcimer and sung by Edna Baker. (2 minutes; LWO 7284)

AFS 15,573A1: One tape containing "Barbara Allen" possibly played on dulcimer and sung by Edna Baker. (LWO 7284)

AFC 1974/007: American Folk Song Festival, 26th Year
One 10-inch tape of the 26th American Folk Song Festival in Ashland, Kentucky, June 10, 1956. The collection includes the folk festival script which features reenactments of traditional mountain celebrations, children's play game songs, square dancers and callers, mountain minstrels, dulcimer music, harmonica music, banjo music, folk songs, ballads, hymns, and narration about the history of these traditions with performers from Kentucky, West Virginia, Texas, and California. (LWO 7657, reels 8A2-3, 8B1-3) [catalog record]

AFS 17,004 13: One tape containing "When the Saints Go Marching In" played on dulcimer by Aunt Polly Tipplett. (1 minute; LWO 6567)

AFC 1976/024: Blanton Owen and Tom Carter Appalachian Music and Interviews
Two hundred and thirty-three 7-inch and 15-inch reels of recordings instrumental music, singing, whistling, and stories, from old-time musicians of the mountains of North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee. Recorded in 1973 and 1974 by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, and containing some items dubbed from earlier commercial broadcasts. Includes Country music: instrumental (autoharp, banjo, dulcimer, fife, guitar, hammered dulcimer, Hawaiian guitar, Jew's harp, mandolin, piano) and vocal music (including ballads and whistling) and interviews. [catalog record]

AFS 18,546: One tape containing "Sally Ann," "I'm the Man Who Rode the Mule Around the World," "Kitty Clyde," "Liza Jane," "Mississippi Sawyer," "Arkansas Traveler," "Shady Grove," "New River Train," and "John Henry" played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton with Blanton Owen on banjo. Recorded in Woodlawn, Virginia, November 20, 1973. (LWO 9087)

AFS 18,547: One tape containing "Pretty Little Gal," "Let Me Fall," "Maggie," "Cripple Creek," "Breaking up Christmas" played on dulcimer by Ray Melton with James Fulton Myers on fiddle and Blanton Owen on banjo. Recorded in Five Forks, Virginia, November 20, 1973. (LWO 9087)

AFS 18,547: One tape containing Old Shine" played on dulcimer by Ray Melton with James Fulton Myers on fiddle. (LWO 9087)

AFS 18,547-8: One tape containing "Old Joe Clark," "Train 45," "Lonesome Road Blues," "Hand Me Down My Walking Cane," "Sweet Sunny South," "Cacklin' Hen," "Sourwood Mountain," and "White House Blues" played on dulcimer by Ray Melton with James Fulton Myers on fiddle and Blanton Owen on banjo.(LWO 9087)

AFS 18,548: One tape containing "Flop-Eared Mule" played on dulcimer by Ray Melton with James Fulton Myers on fiddle. (LWO 9087)

AFS 18,548-9: One tape containing "Sally Ann," "Liza Jane," "Holliding" ("Back-Step"), "Soldier's Joy," "Two Little Orphans," "Arkansas Traveler," and "Chinese Breakdown" played on dulcimer by Ray Melton with James Fulton Myers on fiddle and Blanton Owen on banjo. (LWO 9087)

AFC 1977/024: John Garst Duplication Project Collection
Twenty-two 10-inch tapes of ballads and songs; instrumental pieces on banjo, fiddle, and guitar; and spiritual, gospel, shaped-note, and unison hymn singing. Performers include Doc Watson, Frank Proffitt, the Sea Island Singers, Bascom Lamar Lunsford, and Ernest Hodges, from North Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi, and Alabama. Originals recorded by John Garst, T. Walsh, William H. Koon, R.A. Stewart, and various media studios. [catalog record]

AFS 19,100A2.3: One tape containing "Arkansas Traveler" played on dulcimer by Frank Proffitt, summer 1964. (1 minute; LWO 9587)

AFS 19,100A2.3: One tape containing "Lonesome Road Blues" ("Going Down the Road Feeling Bad") played on dulcimer by Frank Proffitt, July 1963. (2 minutes; LWO 9587)

AFS 19,100A2.7: One tape containing "Lonesome Road Blues" played and sung by Frank Proffitt. (LWO 9587)

AFS 19,100A2.9-10; B5; B7: One tape containing "Down in the Willow Garden" ("Rose Connelly,") "Will the Circle be Unbroken," "Handsome Molly," and "Bo Lamkin " played on dulcimer and sung by Frank Proffitt. (12 minutes; LWO 9587)

AFS 19,100B11; B15; B23, 19,101: One tape containing "Four Nights Drunk," "Bonnie James Campbell," "Death of McKinley," "Sugar Babe," and "Old Gray Beard" sung and played on dulcimer by Frank Proffitt. Recorded by Henry and Jean Koon in Pick Britches and Cabin Creek, North Carolina, June 29, 1964. (7 minutes; LWO 9587)

AFS 19,101A2.3; A2.7; A2.9: One tape containing "Arkansas Traveler", "Lonesome Road Blues" and "Down in the Willow Garden," played and sung by Frank Proffitt in Reece, North Carolina, December 1964. (3 minutes; LWO 9587)

AFC 1977/027: John McCutcheon Duplication Project
Three 10-inch tapes of instrumentals, songs, and stories recorded in Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, and Tennessee by John McCutcheon, 1975-76. The collection includes 51 pages of notes. Includes: a) Hymns, sentimental songs and dance tunes on hammered dulcimer by J. R. "Peanut" Cantrell (McMinnville, Tennessee); b) Hymns, religious songs and secular ballads by Cas Wallin (Marshall, North Carolina); c) Lap dulcimer playing by I. D. Stamper (Kentucky); d) Irish-American dance tunes on melodeon by Michael J. Kennedy (Cincinnati, Ohio). Also shaped-note singing by the Old Harp Singing Convention (Wears Valley, Tennessee) using the "New Harp of Columbia" anthology-recorded by Nancy LeBrun WUOT, Knoxville, Tennessee. [catalog record]

AFS 19,131 A7-9; A11-14: One tape containing "Groundhog," "Jack and Joe," "Pretty Polly," and "Nine Hundred Miles" played by I.D. Stamper in Kentucky. (18 minutes; LWO 9566)

AFC 1978/014: Arthur Kyle Davis Duplication Project
Eleven tapes of Appalachian songs, ballads and fiddle tunes, recorded in Virginia in 1932-1934 by Arthur Kyle Davis, Jr., and in 1948 and 1961 by Fred F. Knobloch. Includes some interviews with Davis and other scholars. The collection includes indexes.

AFS 19,229 A10: One tape containing "Waterbound" played on dulcimer by Mr. S.F. Russell. (1 minute; LWO 9844)

AFS 19,334-19,340: Scott Odell Collection
Seven 10-inch tapes of Appalachian string band music performed by Kyle Creed, Ernest Hodges, Tommy Jarrell, Sidney Myers and others. Recorded in Vermont, southwest Virginia, and at the Festival of American Folklife in Washington, D.C. by Scott Odell of the Smithsonian Institution's Division of Musical Instruments, 1966-1970. The collection includes 57 pages of logs, lyric transcriptions, notes, and photocopies of photographs.

AFS 19,334: One tape containing Roscoe and Ruth Russell on dulcimer in Galax, Virginia, May 26, 1966. Corbet Tipton on banjo, possibly with dulcimer accompaniment. Recorded in Five Forks, Virginia, May 27-29, 1966. (LWO 9187)

AFS 19,335: One tape containing Corbett Tipton on banjo, possibly with dulcimer accompaniment. Recorded May 29-30, 1966. (LWO 9187)

AFS 19,336: One tape containing William Dale on dulcimer, June 25, 1966. Howard Hall possibly playing dulcimer, August 15, 1966, and a music session with possible dulcimer at Isaac Frost's, August 1966. (LWO 9187)

AFS 19,337: One tape containing Mrs. Arvelia Bowman on dulcimer, Meadows of Dan, Virginia, August 18, 1966; and Inez Perry on dulcimer. Recorded outside Sparta, Virginia, August 17, 1966. (LWO 9187)

AFS 19,338: One tape containing Ernest Hodges on banjo and fiddle, with references to dulcimer. Recorded in Washington, D.C., March 12-14, 1968. (LWO 9187)

AFS 19,339: One tape containing Bessie Gold playing dulcimer. Recorded September 29, 1968. (LWO 9187)

AFS 19,340: One tape containing Mrs. Arvelia Bowman and Mrs. Stanley playing dulcimer, September 30, 1968, and Roscoe Russell playing dulcimer. Recorded March 29, 1969. (LWO 9187)

AFC 1979/075: Dartmouth College / Celebration Northeast 1977
Nine 10-inch tapes of instrumentals and songs from Canada, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont recorded at Celebration Northeast, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 22-23, 1977. The collection includes 4 pages of concordances, correspondence, and 2 brochures. (AFS 19,517-19,525) (LWO 12,982)

AFC 1979/076: Charles Bean and Derrick Jones West Virginia Folk Music Project, Part I
Ten 10-inch tapes of the Hammons Family, Dewey Farley, Melvin Wine, Stan Childers, Russell Fluharty, and Phoebe Parsons. Also a party at home of Howard Glasser, Westport, Massachusetts, featuring South American Music (Ecuador). Collected by Charles Bean and Derrick Jones, July 1978. (LWO 12,385)

AFS 19,532 A1-7; B1-6: One tape containing "Sugar in the Gourd," "West Virginia Hills," "Soldier's Joy," "Mississippi Sawyer," "Get Along Home," "Going Down that Road Feelin' Bad," "Casey Jones," "Flop-Eared Mule," "An Unclouded Day," "Old Joe Clark," "The Old Red Rooster," "Cripple Creek," and "Forked Deer" played by Carl Davis. Recorded in Sutton, West Virginia, July 16, 1978. (21 minutes; LWO 12,385)

AFC 1979/085: Henry Glassie / Folk Music Recordings
Fourteen 10-inch tapes of folk music recorded mostly in Virginia, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania by Henry Glassie, 1961-1967. Performers include Ola Belle Reed, Hobart Smith, N.T. Ward [Nathan Tab Ward], and Ruby Bowman Plemmons. (LWO 15,509)

AFS 19,714A3.2-3.9; 3.13-3.18: One tape containing 14 songs with male vocal and dulcimer. (19 minutes; LWO 15,509 reel 2)

AFS 19,717 B3.8-3.12: One tape containing 5 dulcimer instrumentals by Leonard and Clifford Glenn. Recorded in Banner Elk, North Carolina, June 12, 1963. (LWO 15,509)

AFS 19,721 A1.16-1.26: One tape containing 12 dulcimer instrumentals played by Leonard and Clifford Glenn. Recorded in Banner Elk, North Carolina, August 4, 1964. (LWO 15,509)

AFC 1982/009: Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project Collection
Collection contains more than 13 linear feet of sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, manuscripts, sheet music, printed ephemera, artifacts, administrative records, and ethnographers' field notes related to the 1978 Blue Ridge Parkway Project field survey, which examined folklife in and around an area of the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Virginia and North Carolina border. The project documented folk music, vernacular architecture, quilting, foodways, religious music and beliefs, as well as dance events featuring square dancing and flatfoot dancing, and interviews with dancers. The collection includes two publications based on these materials and a final report presented to the National Park Service: "The Process of Field Research, Final Report on the Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project" by Carl Fleischhauer and Charles Wolfe. (LWO 15,509) (RXA 2049-2476; RYA 1336-1374) [catalog record] [finding aid]

AFS 21,696: One tape containing "Liberty" played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton with Dea Felts on fiddle, Melvin Felts on banjo, and Leon Hill on guitar at the 13th Annual Fiddler's Contest, Beulah School, Beulah, North Carolina, September 9, 1978.

AFS 21,749: One tape containing "Silly Bill," "New River Train," "Coming Round the Mountain," "Gospel Ship," "Sweet Sunny South," and "King Richard's Reel" played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton, with Dea Felts on fiddle, Marvin Felts on banjo, Jack and Jackie Dunnevant on guitar, and Mildred Dunnevant on spoons. Recorded in Dunnevant home, between Hillsville and Laurel Fork, Virginia, September 24, 1978.

AFS 21,749-51: One tape containing "Going Down the Road Feeling Bad," "Earl's Breakdown," "Seneca Square Dance," "John Hardy," "June Apple," "Little Rosewood Casket," "McKinley," Wild Hog in the Woods," "Let Me Fall," "Liberty," "Little Stream of Whiskey," "Mississippi Sawyer," "Kitty Kline," "When the Roll is Called up Yonder," "Swing Down Chariot," "Bury Me Beneath the Willow," and "Little Moses". Same band featuring guitars by Jack and Jackie Dunnevant and vocals by Mildred, Jack and Susan Dunnevant.

AFS 21,752: One tape containing "Dream of the Miner's Child," "Golden Slippers," and "Hungry Hash House" played on dulcimers by Raymond Melton and Jackie Dunnevant. September 24, 1978.

AFS 21,752: One tape containing "Flop-Eared Mule," "Dance All Night," and "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton with Dunnevant family band.

AFS 21,771: One tape containing "Little Streams of Whiskey," "Yellow Rose of Texas," "Round Town Girls," "Walking Cane," "Arkansas Traveler," "Deerborn Reel," "Sugar Hill," May I Sleep in Your Barn," "Old Joe Clark," "Faded Love," and 3 unidentified songs played on dulcimer by Raymond Melton with Melvin Felts on banjo, Dea Felts on fiddle, and guitar played by either Eugene Utt, Don Gravy, Richard Bodomon or Bruce Leonard (the "Blue Sky Ramblers"). Recorded in Hillsville, Virginia, September 1978.

AFC 1984/036: Edd Michael / Green Island Pickers Collection
Two audiocassetes of old-time music performed by the Green Island Pickers of Port Republic, Virginia, with Edd Michael on fiddle, Spike Stroop on guitar, Laura Boosinger and Clifford Shifflett on banjo, Jeff Robbins and Justin Stroop on bass, and Don Pedi on plucked dulcimer. The collection includes logs.

AFS 22,159: One tape containing "New Five Cent Piece," "Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss," "Jerusalem's Ridge," "I Can Read Between the Lines," "Saint Ann's Reel," "Coming Round the Mountain," "Peek a Boo Waltz," "I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes," "Liberty," "Joy Joy Joy," "Florida Blues," and "Whispering" played on dulcimer by Don Pedi, with Edd Michael on fiddle, Spike Stroop on guitar, Laura Boosinger on banjo, and Jeff Robbins on bass. (2 hours; RYA 2478-2479)

AFC 1986/045: Stanley Hicks, Appalachian Dulcimer Player: Individual Creativity and Community Tradition / by Lucy Margaret Long
M.A. Thesis: University of Maryland, 1985. [catalog record]

AFS 22,469: Tom Brown / "Appalachian Folk Music" Collection
One 5-inch tape of instrumentals and songs performed with banjo, fiddle, guitar, harmonica, and plucked dulcimer by school children (K-8) of Webster County, West Virginia, involved in an Appalachian folk music class. Recorded by Tom Brown, May 1976 May 13, 1980. The collection includes 6 pages of correspondence and lists.

AFS 22,469A7: One tape containing "Black-eyed Susie" played by a dulcimer ensemble (30 seconds; RXA 4002)

AFS 22,494-22,495: Robert A. Black / Kentucky and Arkansas Folk Music Collection
Two 7-inch tapes of Kentucky and Arkansas folk music and stories recorded at the morning song and story session of the annual Mountain Folk Festival by Robert A. Black. April 6, 1957.

AFS 22,494: One tape containing "Edward," "At the Gates of Heaven," "Goodbye Liza Jane," "Barbara Allen," "At the Gates of Heaven," and "Edward" sung and played on dulcimer by Rosemary McLain Stoval in Knoxville, Tennessee. (RXA 4048-4049)

AFC 2000/001: Local Legacies Collection
Four hundred and five linear feet (approximately 90,000 manuscript pages, 475 sound recordings, 13,270 graphic materials, 335 electronic media, and 75 artifacts) of documentation of local festivals, fairs, parades, and other community-based events from each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories and trusts. The Local Legacies Collection was donated through the efforts of individuals, organizations, and institutions asked to participate by members of Congress. This project was part of the Library of Congress Bicentennial celebration in the year 2000. [catalog record] [online presentation]

Nathan Deal, Representative (9th District): Prater's Mill (northwestern Georgia). Features Appalachian dulcimer maker Tom Hicks from Lookout Mountain, Georgia. [online summary]

AFC 2005/024: Margaret MacArthur Concert and Interview Collection
Homegrown 2005 concert. Margaret MacArthur, voice and dulcimer, traditional music from Vermont. Concert recorded June 21, 2005, in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress. Collection includes an interview with Margaret MacArthur conducted by Jane C. Beck in Marlboro, Vermont on July 8, 2002, with sound recording and transcript. [catalog record] [event flyer and webcast]

AFC 2006/002: Tôru Mitsui Collection of Folksong and Bluegrass Recordings
Two CD copies of early 1960s open-reel tape recordings of American folksongs and bluegrass music played by Tôru Mitsui and Tsuyoshi Hashimoto of Japan. Instrumentation includes hamonica, guitar, banjo, mandolin, dulcimer, and autoharp. Retired Prof. Tôru Mitsui of Kanazawa University is a bluegrass scholar. [catalog record]

AFC 2009/025: L. Allen Smith Collection on Dulcimers and Dulcimer Music
Documentation on different types of dulcimers, include approx. 12 linear feet of manuscript materials, 32 audio cassettes, photographic materials (slides, photographic prints, and mounted photos), and 12 3.5 floppy discs,11 Zip discs, 13 CD-Rs, 1 commercial CD-ROM

AFC 2010/001: Dane Johnson Collection
Two CDs, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, and photographs related to Dane Johnson of Bloomingdale, Michigan. Johnson is a fiddler, fiddle and dulcimer maker, woodcarver, and restorer of mechanical toys and antique cars. The CDs include fiddler Gene Johnson, Dane's late brother, and guitarist Gene Hamlin. Color photographs of fiddles, carved canes, rifles, and antique toys in Dane Johnson's home. The collection was donated by Kimberly Allen, who is the niece of Dane Johnson. The CDs are copies of audio cassettes recorded in 1994 or later. [catalog record]

 

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