The Lee Hays papers measures 7.85 cubic feet and dates from 1923 to 1981. The collection includes original writings, correspondence, and miscellaneous projects by Lee Hays; business records, interviews and features related to Lee Hays, including photographs; clippings saved by Lee Hays; and audiorecordings made by Lee Hays.
Original photographs and negatives taken by Robert C. Malone.
Includes: Kingston Trio, Log Cabin Boys, Lonzo and Oscar ("If Texas Told What Arkan-saw"), Maple City Four, McGhee and Welling ("Down the Lane to Home Sweet Home"), Pickard Family, Rex Cole Mountaineers, Short Brothers, Stubby and His Buccaneers, Tobacco Tags, and The Weavers and Gordon Jenkins ("Tom Dooley"), Ed Younger and His Mountaineers (see R...
The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
1/4" tape on 7" reel, label reads: "Harpsichord Music."