Articles and Essays

  • Published Material from the Lomax Family Collections This bibliography describes published writings by John A. Lomax, Sr., and Alan Lomax. It details books, parts of books (chapters, forewords, introductions, etc.), serial articles, and other print publications except for audio-visual liner notes. Sources for the bibliography include Library of Congress catalogs, the National Union Catalog, OCLC, other print and online bibliographies, major writings about the two men, bibliographies included in their own...
  • Lomax Family Collections at the American Folklife Center The entire body of Lomax material at the American Folklife Center encompasses more than 100 collections and includes 700 linear feet of manuscripts, 10,000 sound recordings, 6000 graphic images, and 6000 moving images. Created by Alan Lomax, John A. Lomax, Sr., and many others, the body of material documents the creative expression of nearly 1000 culture groups from around the world.
  • Guides to Lomax Family Collections The Lomax family materials at the American Folklife Center comprise more than 100 separate archival collections. This online presentation aims to facilitate seamless access to the work of American folk music’s best-known family. The breadth of Lomax activities necessitates the following guides describing singular aspects of the materials, sometimes across multiple collections.