Music

Overview

This guide includes both primary and secondary source resources about music, primarily in the Appalachian region. Manuscripts must be used in the Dougherty Reading Room. To schedule an appointment or for more information, email spcoll@appstate.edu.

Manuscript Collections

The owner of the items composing this collection could not be identified. There is a name of "Lyndall Silman" on one portion of paper. Several mementos are glued onto black scrapbook paper. Dates of November 2, 1924 and October 4, 1924, and January 11, 1925 are on 3 separate mementos.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Chuck Hemrick Papers include almost two hundred video cassettes and air film from the Blue Ridge Views television news spots, originally shown on local ABC-TV affiliate program WGHP in the late 1980s. This collection contains audio-visual footage of Appalachian crafts people, folk singers and other local traditions of northwestern North Carolina.

6 linear feet (5 boxes)

This collection includes an audiocassette identified as Church Singing and 'The Word' by Brother Andrew, undated.

0.5 linear feet (1 small CD box)

Country Ham Photograph consists of two identical color 8" x 6" photographs of the bluegrass musical group, Country Ham. These photographs came with their album, Songs from the Blue Ridge Mountains, which was recorded January 29, 2005 in Major Recording Studio, Waynesboro, Virginia.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

Materials in the Cratis D. Williams Papers cover the professional and private life of scholar and professor Cratis Williams, his studies in Appalachian literature, folklore and ballads, and the Appalachian Consoritum. The collection consists of materials related to Williams' work at Appalachian State University, academic and genealogical research, correspondence, photographs, audio recordings of folksongs and lectures, one VHS tape, two reels of microfilm, slides, and family memorabilia.

70 linear feet (140 boxes)

This collection contains two CDs of the Memorial Service for Cratis Williams at Appalachian State University in 1985. Cratis Williams was a professor of English at Appalachian State University and is considered the father of Appalachian Studies.

0.5 linear feet (1 CD box)

Dr. Carrol Waymon Interview consists of a compact disc recording of an interview with Dr. Carrol Waymon on National Public Radio station WNCW. This interview covers the childhood and music career of his sister, singer Nina Simone.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

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