Guide to the Ernest "Pop" Stoneman Collection, undated

Summary Information

Title: Ernest "Pop" Stoneman Collection, undated
Collection: AC.273
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

The Ernest "Pop" Stoneman Collection consists of two notecards from Patsy Stoneman Murphy to ASU employee Norma Cook, who purchased a compact disc from Murphy for the ASU library holdings.  The Ernest "Pop" Stoneman Collection contains some information about how Stoneman learned to sing.

Creator: Cook, Norma

Biographical/Historical Note

Ernest "Pop" Stoneman (1893-1968) was an Appalachian writer and artist. His composition, "Sinking of the Titanic" rose to number three on the Variety Charts in 1925. He learned to sing in his father's church near the Iron Ridge, Virginia. The early recording career of Ernest V. "Pop" Stoneman: a bio-discography contains his music. His daughter Patsy Stoneman Murphy also performs on the autoharp, Jew's harp, and guitar.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two notecards from Patsy Stoneman Murphy to ASU employee Norma Cook, who purchased a compact disc from Murphy for the ASU library holdings.

Arrangement

This collection is housed in one archival folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

ASU employee Norma Cook received these note cards from Patsy Stoneman Murphy and donated these papers in October, 2005. The accession number is AC.2005.052. It was opened to the public in November, 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, November, 2005; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, November, 2005

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.273: Ernest "Pop" Stoneman Collection, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Letters, undated
 Folder 1