Manuscript/Mixed Material Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. January 1941
About this Item
- Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. January 1941
- Contributor Names
- Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967 (Author)
- Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 (Addressee)
- Created / Published
- ca. January 1941
- Subject Headings
- - California--Columbia
- - Correspondence--1940-1950
- - Folk music--History and criticism
- - Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967
- - Lomax, Alan, 1915-
- - Downes, Olin, 1886-
- - Musicians--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc
- - Radio broadcasting--1940-1950
- - Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-
- - Correspondence
- - Manuscripts
- - Written from Columbia, California, an old gold mining town; has decided he wants to "put the works to the man for printing the Tom Joad song." (Downes and Siegmeister, A Treasury of American Song, published November 1940, not mentioned by name.)
- - External display permitted by Guthrie family
- 1 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-12
- Source Collection
- Woody Guthrie Manuscript Collection (AFC 1940/004)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
- online text
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Chicago citation style:
Guthrie, Woody, and Alan Lomax. Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. January. ca. January, 1941. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000005/.
APA citation style:
Guthrie, W. & Lomax, A. (1941) Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. January. ca. January. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000005/.
MLA citation style:
Guthrie, Woody, and Alan Lomax. Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. January. ca. January, 1941. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwwgbib000005/>.