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The Reuben Powell Papers, Series IV-VI

Accession Number: 65
Reuben Powell Papers (1910-1982)
9.2 linear ft.
Online Catalog Record (BANC)

Series I - A-Z Miscellaneous
Series II - Performers
Series III - Biographical and Recordings Classification
Series IV - Festivals
Series V - Radio Stations
Series VI - Record Companies

Series VII - Renfro Valley
Series VIII - Subject Files
Series IX - Locators
Series X - Sound Recordings

70 manuscript boxes, 10 file card boxes

Series IV Festivals Box 7

This series includes brochures, flyers, and other printed materials concerning music and folklore festivals across the nation.

Box 7

  1. American Folk Song Festival (Jean Thomas)
  2. Bluegrass
  3. Fiddlers
  4. Folklife
  5. Highland Folk Festival
  6. McLain Family Band
  7. O'Tuck Day
  8. Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife
  9. Traditional Music Celebration (Berea)
  10. Lists
  11. Miscellaneous
Series V Radio Stations Box 7, cont.

This series consists of printed materials and notes relating to barn dance and other country music programs on various radio stations.

Box 7, continued

  1. WLS
  2. WDZ
  3. WLWT- Midwest Hayride
  4. Miscellaneous
Series VI Record Companies Boxes 7-8

This series consists of published discographies and lists of commercial recordings compiled by Powell and others relating to several record companies including Brunswick, Capitol, Columbia, Folkways, King, Okeh, Regal, Victor, and Vocalion.

Box 7, continued

  1. Brunswick Records
  2. Capitol ET
  3. Columbia Records

Box 8

  1. Folkways Albums
  2. King Records
  3. Okeh Records
  4. Regal and Regal Zonophone Records
  5. Victor Records
  6. Vocalion Records

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