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Guide to the John Lair Papers, Series 4
 

Accession Number: 66
The John Lair Papers
Papers: 1930-1984
Audio/Visual: 1937-1999
35.7 Linear feet
Online Catalog Record (BANC)


Overview & Series Description
Series I - John Lair - Biographical
Series II - Business Correspondence
Series III - Performer Correspondence and Biographical Material
Series IV - Published Material
Series V - Songs
Series VI - Radio Program Scripts
Series VII - Listener Mail
Series VIII - Photographs

Series IV Published Material Boxes 23-27  

This series includes mostly published songbooks and historical writing by John Lair. There is also an extensive collection of the WLS weekly program guide, Standby, for the years 1937-1939 and a few issues of the monthly, Renfro Valley Bugle.

Box 23
  1. Swing Your Partner - Swinging Games and Square Dances: 1931
  2. Pine Mountain Merrymakers Favorite Melodies - 1935
  3. 100 WLS Barn Dance Favorites - 1935
  4. 100 WLS Barn Dance Favorites - 1935
  5. Keystone Barn Dance Booklet - 1939--1940
  6. Renfro Valley Keepsake - 1940
  7. Renfro Valley Keepsake - 1947
  8. Horse Show - Publications - 1952
  9. Renfro Valley Almanac - 1953
  10. Renfro Valley Almanac - 1954
  11. Songs Lincoln Loved - 1954
  12. Songs Lincoln Loved - 1954
  13. Renfro Valley Hymn Book
  14. Album: Renfro Valley Folks - 1957
  15. Renfro Valley Keepsake - 1962
  16. Renfro Valley: Then and Now - 1958
  17. They Did It the Hard Way
  18. Aunt Polly House - 1982
  19. Rockcastle Recollections - 1991
  20. Renfro Valley Bugle
  21. Pioneer Museum Public Auction - Publication 1975
  22. Renfro Valley Keepsake: 50th Anniversary - 1989
  23. Renfro Valley Hymn Book (Later version)
  24. Chimney Corner Songs (1936)
  25. They Did it the Hard Way (1948)

Box 24

  1. WLS Family Album - 1934
  2. WLS Family Album - 1935
  3. WLS Family Album - 1936
  4. WLS Family Album - 1937
  5. WLS Family Album - 1938
  6. WLS Family Album - 1939
  7. WLS Family Album - 1942
  8. WLS Family Album - 1945
  9. WLS Family Album - 1946
  10. WLS Family Album - 1947
  11. WLS Family Album - 1949
  12. WLS Family Album - 1950
  13. WLS Family Album - 1953
  14. WLS Family Album - 1957
  15. WLS Weekly - February 1935
  16. WLS Weekly - March 1935
  17. WLS Stand By - April 1935
  18. WLS Stand By - May 1935
  19. WLS Stand By - June 1935
  20. WLS Stand By - July 1935
  21. WLS Stand By - August 1935
  22. WLS Stand By - September 1935
  23. WLS Stand By - October 1935

Box 25

  1. WLS Stand By - November 1935
  2. WLS Stand By - December 1935
  3. WLS Stand By - January 1936
  4. WLS Stand By - February 1936
  5. WLS Stand By - March 1936
  6. WLS Stand By - April 1936
  7. WLS Stand By - May 1936
  8. WLS Stand By - June 1936
  9. WLS Stand By - July 1936
  10. WLS Stand By - August 1936
  11. WLS Stand By - September 1936
  12. WLS Stand By - October 1936
  13. WLS Stand By - November 1936
  14. WLS Stand By - December 1936
  15. WLS Stand By - January 1937
  16. WLS Stand By - February 1937
  17. WLS Stand By - March 1937
  18. WLS Stand By - April 1937
  19. WLS Stand By - May 1937
  20. WLS Stand By -June 1937
  21. WLS Stand By - July 1937
  22. WLS Stand By - August 1937

Box 26

  1. WLS Stand By - September 1937
  2. WLS Stand By - October 1937
  3. WLS Stand By - November 1937
  4. WLS Stand By - December 1937
  5. WLS Stand By - January 1938
  6. WLS Stand By - February 1938

Box 27

  1. Newspaper Clippings - Renfro Valley: (Oversize)
  2. Renfro Valley Bugle: February--December 1944, Summer 1951, Autumn 1951

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