Manuscript/Mixed Material Page 1 of Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 19, 1940

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Title
Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 19, 1940
Contributor Names
Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967 (Author)
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 (Addressee)
Created / Published
19-Sep-40
Subject Headings
-  Communist Party of the United States of America
-  Correspondence--1940-1950
-  Folk music--History and criticism
-  Columbia Broadcasting System
-  Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967
-  Lomax, Alan, 1915-
-  Musicians--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc
-  Houston, Cisco
-  New York (State)--New York--Jimmy Dwyer's Sawdust Trail
-  Popular music--Writing and publishing
-  Songs--History and criticism
-  Correspondence
-  Manuscripts
Genre
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Notes
-  Thoughts on songwriting, his dog, music, account of singing at Jimmy Dwyer's, press coverage of same, etc.
-  External display permitted by Guthrie family
Medium
8 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-7
Source Collection
Woody Guthrie Manuscript Collection (AFC 1940/004)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwwg.004
Online Format
image
online text

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Chicago citation style:

Guthrie, Woody, and Alan Lomax. Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 19, 1940. 19-Sep-40, 1940. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000004/. (Accessed June 23, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Guthrie, W. & Lomax, A. (1940) Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 19, 1940. 19-Sep-40. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000004/.

MLA citation style:

Guthrie, Woody, and Alan Lomax. Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, September 19, 1940. 19-Sep-40, 1940. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000004/>.