Joseph R. Woodwell letters
Letters to Woodwell, undated and 1862-1868, from friends from Woodwell's student days in Paris, including: Albion Harris Bicknell, Joseph Foxcroft Cole, Daniel Ridgway Knight, August Renoir, Alfred Sisley, Frank H. Smith, Cephas Thompson, J. Ware, Jean ?, and a fragment of a letter from an unknown person.
William Cullen Bryant and Parke Godwin papers
Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904
Letters and printed material.
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
This collection, with bulk dates from 1950-1994, documents the life of Ralph Rinzler and his professional activities as Director of Field Programs for the Newport Folk Festival, Director of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival (formerly the Festival of American Folklife) and the Office of Folklife Programs (now the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage), and the Smithsonian Institution's Assistant Secretary for Public Service. Includes personal papers, business records, correspondence, notes, photographs, audiotapes and field recordings.
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife
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.