Manuscript/Mixed Material Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. April 1941
About this Item
- Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. April 1941
- Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967 (Author)
- Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 (Addressee)
Created / Published
- ca. April 1941
- - Archive of American Folk Song
- - Correspondence--1940-1950
- - Folk singers--United States--Biography
- - Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967
- - Lomax, Alan, 1915-
- - Musicians--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc
- - Gunning, Sarah Ogan
- - Hays, Lee, 1914-1981
- - Seeger, Pete, 1919-
- - Lampell, Millard, 1919-
- - McIntosh & Otis Books
- - Correspondence
- - Manuscripts
- - Says he has been singing for various groups; tells Lomax to look up Sarah Ogan [Gunning]; encloses two songs: "Farther Along" (Guthrie parody--earliest version of "I've Got to Know"--dated 3-41) and "The Final Call" and an essay on revolution (short), dated 4-41.
- - External display permitted by Guthrie family
- 2 p. : Manuscripts 8.5 x 11 in or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1940/004: Woody Guthrie Manuscript Collection: Box 1, Folder A, Correspondence, 1940-50; A-20
- Woody Guthrie Manuscript Collection (AFC 1940/004)
- American Folklife Center
- online text
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Chicago citation style:
Guthrie, Woody, and Alan Lomax. Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. April. ca. April, 1941. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000009/.
APA citation style:
Guthrie, W. & Lomax, A. (1941) Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. April. ca. April. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000009/.
MLA citation style:
Guthrie, Woody, and Alan Lomax. Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. April. ca. April, 1941. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000009/>.