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Creators:
UNESCO
Dates:
circa 1961-2006
Size:
27 boxes
Collection ID:
CFCH.UNES
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

This collection, which dates from circa 1961-2006, contains audiorecordings from the UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World, as well as related business records. Includes recordings of tradition and sacred music from Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Sudan, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Peru, Afghanistan, Australia, Cambodia, China, Korea, the Solomon Islands, India, Bali, Java, Japan, Laos, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Oman, Syria, and Turkey.

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Creators:
Thieme, Art
Dates:
circa 1960s-1990
Size:
459 Slides
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1239
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Art Thieme was a noted folk singer who recorded many traditional ballads and folk songs from midwestern states. This collection is a series of 459 color slides documenting folk musicians and folk music, in both concert settings and informal portraiture, all taken by the donor.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1839-1986, undated
Size:
94 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S16
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 16: Country, Western, and Folk Music contains approximately 11,500 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards country, western, and folk music in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1991-1997
Size:
11 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (16 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio recordings documenting two similar radio series collectively known as "Folk Masters." "Folk Masters: Traditional Music in the Americas" was produced in 1991 in conjunction and features virtuosos of folk music in concert at Carnegie Hall. "Folk Masters from the Barns of Wolf Trap" was produced from 1992 to ...

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Kingston Trio
Kingston Trio Legacy Project
Reynolds, Leslie
Reynolds, Nick, 1933-2008
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Dates:
1955-2008
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1472
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the lives and careers of the members of the folk music group, the Kingston Trio.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-157
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings Tumblr blog as it existed on December 17, 2014. The account highlights recordings, music events, and outreach. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
Dates:
1987-2015
Size:
13 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the marketing and publicity of recordings produced by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, part of the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The majority of the records were created by Brenda Dunlap, Marketing Director, 1994-2001, and Richard Burgess, Marketing Director, ...

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Creators:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Odell, Scott, 1935-
Dates:
1964-1977
Size:
18 Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.ODEL
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The J. Scott Odell folk music collection (1945-2016, inclusive) contains AV recordings, photographs, correspondence, writings, and other materials relating to Odell's career at the Smithsonian as a musical instrument conservator and researcher of American music traditions. The collection largely consists of materials relating to Odell's research trips (often combined with personal visits) throughout the Eastern United States. Research strengths of the collection include the history of the Appalachian dulcimer and banjo, the Smithsonian Folkways project "Black Banjo Songsters," musician and poet Burt Porter, and the Bread and Puppet Theater.

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Creators:
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
Dates:
1995-2014
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-222
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting Folkways Advisory Board meetings. The board advises Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, part of the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Materials include meeting minutes, agendas, member lists, notes, memoranda, and correspondence.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
2014-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website and a blog maintained by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The primary Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage website, crawled on January 21, 2015, includes information about the Center, its research initiatives, and its archival collections. It also includes online exhibitions and electroni...

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